Mondkopf, de son vrai nom Paul Régimbeau1, est un musicien français de musique électronique né en 1986 à Toulouse et vivant à Paris. When the French want to do something well, no one else can come close. Heavy, lush, it’s only suitable for the most avant-garde. Bonus: Bain du Matin
Sometimes fashion meets function in a very direct way. That was the case when Garrison Bespoke, a men’s custom tailor, designed the bullet proof three piece suit. The special fabric used in the suit is comprised of carbon nanotubes. The synthetic fabric has extraordinary resilience for its light weight, making Continue Reading
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Brooks saddles have supported the derrières of countless cyclists for well over a century now, and it’s hard not to recognize their iconic design on the street these days. So when a company whose claim to fame is making high quality leather saddles announced that they will produce a rubber saddle, needless to say more than a few eyebrows were raised.
Click here for the VF photo gallery showcasing some of the most intriguing pieces included in the Nov. 23 auction, including a one-of-a-kind Leica designed by Ive and Newson
Vanity Fair profiles Apple’s Jony Ive and designer Marc Newson in advance of the Sotheby’s New York charity auction they collaborated on to benefit Bono’s anti-HIV Project (Red) campaign:
They knew that they didn’t want to assemble a collection of classic modern-design objects of the sort you would find in a museum. There had to be an element of surprise, some odd juxtapositions, and plenty of things that no one would have expected two famous designers to choose. And there had to be at least some likelihood that the vast majority of the objects would sell at high prices. Unlike art, Newson said, “design is not inherently valuable. How would we generate revenue?” In the end, he said, “we decided just to put together things that we love.”
From the MIT Media Lab comes the inFORM. inFORM is a Dynamic Shape Display capable of rendering 3D content physically. The rendering is similar to a simple pin art toy where the pins are controlled by actuators receiving digital data. The 3D imaging is collected using the kinect.
We at geddem love firsts, and what artist making music today pulls out more ‘innovations’ than Lady Gaga? Each dress she has chosen to don in public has been more bizarre than the last. So when choosing what to wear for her ‘Applause’ album launch party, she had quite the task in outdoing herself.
The media has been set ablaze with the implications of what it could mean. A patent applied for by Motorola suggests that either they intend to develop ink embedded peripherals themselves, or believe that someone else might. While the idea may seem far fetched and extremely intrusive, this kind of technology could be considered more normal in the not so distant future.
When technology is pushed to it’s limits to do what has never before been possible, it looks just like magic. That is the effect KMel Robotics achieved when they developed the tools used to program grace and beauty into quadcopters.
The noodle legged abstract figures you see before you are a robot’s interpretation of Matthias Dorfelt’s illustrations. Based on two of the artist’s previous works, I Follow and Weird Faces, the drawings were randomly generated and executed by the Robo Faber robot.
For this week’s Sunday Music Day we originally wanted to write about CFCF’s You Hear Music, because of its fitting sentiment for the fall. But Beyond Light is new from the album Outside, released just 2 weeks ago on October 23rd. So, here you are, enjoy the light show.
Bonus: You Hear Music
While the FlyKly Smart Wheel seen above isn’t the prettiest of bike attachments, its utilitarian design will definitely make it worth putting on your two wheeler. The battery powered motor in the hub is made to assist you in your cycling commute. For up to 30 miles in a trip, you can effortlessly pedal to your destination without breaking a sweat. This is especially useful if you plan on going dressed to impress.