New York-based artist Lisa Hoke creates a colorful wall collages out of an collection of disposable items. Using paper and plastic cups, she installs each of her multilayered murals in eye-catching patterns. The artist transforms each room into a magnificent spectacle full of snake-like formations of multi-hued cups as well as flattened cereal boxes and various candy wrappers.
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Morph is a concept economy seat designed by Seymourpowell, a London based company, that has been inspired by difference, new materials and flexibility. It has been designed to offer passengers choice over the amount of space they pay for and to provide a better fit for more people.
Morph features fabric stretched over the seat frame. A row of three seats consists of one unified frame with movable armrests that act as partitions. By moving the armrests left or right, seats can be made wider or smaller. Watch the video below to learn more.
via: Laughing Squid
Ivan Sentch has created an amazing full-scale 3D-printed replica of the 1961 Aston Martin DB4.
The New Zealand-based software engineer Aston fanatic has always loved classic cars, so he decided to recreate the classic Aston Martin DB4, because its too expensive to own one.
Ivan will start the long, arduous process of sanding, adding filler, prepping the exterior to a glassy sheen, and then finally applying paint. Each piece is ‘printed’, then mounted onto a wood frame and glued into place. He’s made considerable progress, with 2,500 sections printed, 72% of the work is finished.
He estimates his plastic cost for the 3D printing process at about $2,000. Even including the price of the printer. Ivan posted the replica DB4 Project on his blog,
Lexani Motorcars has unveiled the Mercedes-Benz B6 Sprinter vans with interiors customized to private jet-levels of luxury. The California-based company calls it the ‘ultimate’ in personal security. It is lined with Alcantara suede and features handcrafted fine leather seats, a galley kitchen, luxury lavatory with ceramic toilet and gold-plated sink, marble floors, and even a hidden coat rack. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter costs between $450,000 to $500,000.
A massive sculpture has been unveiled at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The sculpture has been designed to mark the 50th anniversary of the Porsche 911 and as such the iconic sports car has been incorporated with its design.