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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Totems, an ongoing project by photographers Carolina Amoretti and Matteo Abbo.
Most of the times painting parquet flooring is criminal, but this is soo cool!
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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, series of animated GIFs by Japanese 3D illustrator MountStar.
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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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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