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Archive for July 22nd, 2010

scarp

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An interesting way of looking at consumerism and landfills, layering clothing upon clothing and simulating a landscape that is eerily familiar. By Jarod Charzewski

The purchasing habits of the North American consumer requires the extraction on our planets resources only to replace them with processed goods in the form of discarded merchandise. This geological cross section shows the new and improved layers of the Earth. Through our ever expending and multiplying landfill sites these new layers will provide us with a planet rich in synthetic nutrients and chemically enhanced goodness.

Written by bjornyeo

July 22, 2010 at 4:08 pm

Posted in art

chain shoes

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Beautiful shoes based loosely on the concept of floating and the restriction of being chained down. I can see these walking down any runway any day! via trendland

Written by bjornyeo

July 22, 2010 at 2:45 pm

Posted in art, fashion

lo res

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These are perfect shoes for the digital polygonal addict! Put them on Lara Croft please… Buy them at United Nude.

The United Nude Lo Res is part of a new semi-automatic design method by United Nude. An object is digitally scanned into a 3D computer model and regenerated into various resolutions. The Lo Res shoe is part of an automated design revolution.

Heel Height – 110mm/4.3″

Written by bjornyeo

July 22, 2010 at 12:27 pm

Posted in advertising

tiny landscape in the coffee cup

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The cup twists the common experience shared by many of the stain. As the user drains the contents of the cup, a stain is noticed, but upon closer inspection, it reveals aminiature landscape.

Often beauty is found is the simplest ideas… Wonderful work by Yukihiro Kaneuchi

Written by bjornyeo

July 22, 2010 at 10:35 am

Posted in art, product

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