Part 5, Project 3 (Clouds and pillars) – Kusama, Bouroullec & Straub

Describing context Infinity Mirrored Room (1998), Yayoi Kusama Art: visual, nonfunctional Temporary: part of the 'Organic' exhibition (1998-99) in the Palais des Arts, Toulouse, France (http://www.lesabattoirs.org/en/node/3101) Large scale: room-sized installation Transforms and defines space and forms with use of color (white dots over bright red background) and pattern / repetition of different-sized dots. Mirrored walls "increase" space, creates illusion of infinity. Immersive experience, viewer completely surrounded… Continue reading Part 5, Project 3 (Clouds and pillars) – Kusama, Bouroullec & Straub

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Part 5, Project 2 (The revival of craft and the hand-made) – Research point

Slow Design The idea behind Slow design is to change the way designers and consumers think/act when it comes to making, buying and using products. Besides choosing sustainable processes and materials, Slow design aims how to create a longer lasting relationship between a product and its user as well as consider the post-consumer life of… Continue reading Part 5, Project 2 (The revival of craft and the hand-made) – Research point

Project 2 (Combining visual elements) – Exercise 3

Film posters Relationship between a film and its poster (use of typography, image, colour and composition). First impressions: dark environment, night humongous moon no stars fog and shadows scary laughing pumpkins (some impaled in fence) halloween cemetery spiralling, wave-like cliff skeletal figure wearing a suit, body language as if singing or reciting poetry purple and yellow colors The Nightmare Before Christmas by… Continue reading Project 2 (Combining visual elements) – Exercise 3