Data + Design Project

Home Sweet Tome: A House Cut Into A Book

Monday 10.07.2013 , Posted by

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Danish artist Olafur Eliasson reminds us to never judge a book by its cover. Better known for his public installations and sculptural work, Eliasson’s book Your House brings architectural scale to a microscopic level. Out of 454 pristine pages, Eliasson laser-cuts the negative space of his Copenhagen home, each sheet serving as a paper-thin cross section that gives shape to tiny doors, stairways, and window frames. [Read more...]

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Stop Motion Video Features 2,000 Silhouettes

Wednesday 01.23.2013 , Posted by

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A lot of work goes into shooting most music videos, but to create 2,000 silhouettes, then photograph them for a stop motion video must have taken an eternity. Directors Kijek/Adamski created this fascinating video for Shugo Tokumaru’s song “Katachi” which means shape. Using a computer-controlled cutter to make over 2,000 PVC plate cut-outs, Kijek and Adamski keep the eyes entertained to the beat of the music, starting with simple geometric shapes moving into colorful explosions of dancing and clapping. [Read more...]

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