Thread Wrapping Machine / Anton Alvarez

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The Thread Wrapping Machine is a -quick and easy- lo-fi tool to join different types of material with only a glue-coated thread.  An invention by Swedish-Chilean product designer Anton Alvarez created for his final year degree show at Royal College of Art.

Photos by Paul Plews

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Sweet totems / Carolina Amoretti, Matteo Abbo

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Totems, an ongoing project by photographers Carolina Amoretti and Matteo Abbo.

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Most of the times painting parquet flooring is criminal, but this is soo cool!

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The Voice of Winds / Kazunori Matsumura

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Sound  “device” – installation formed by a number of ceramic pipes at Post Design Gallery in Milan, created by artist and designer Kazunori Matsumura.

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Hidden Typography / MountStar

Hidden Typography, series of animated GIFs by Japanese 3D illustrator MountStar.

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urban fabric / David Maisel

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Bird’s eye view photographs of Los Angeles, from the Oblivion series, Black Maps projects by American photographer David Maisel.

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Couverture des ruines / Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes

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Protective coverage of the historical ruins at Swiss St. Maurice Abbey, by Swiss practice Savioz Fabrizzi Architectes.  The floating roof  is composed of a metal form with translucent corrugated paneling and a metal mesh screen and it is able to support 170 tons from -the regular tumbling- rocks from the cliff.

Photographs by Thomas Jantscher

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