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James Shaw was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne and raised in Devon, a.k.a. the English Riviera to a family of doctors with an artistic leaning. He has studied at University College Falmouth, Kingston University (BA Hons Product and Furniture) and The Royal College of Art (MA Design Products).
This brilliant woodworking piece entitled “Good Vibrations” is a hand-carved Storage Unit created by architect Ferruccio Laviani for the 2013 Furniture Exhibition. The piece appears warped and distorted and was created entirely by Laviani’s hand and not by a computer.
All over the world people are creating fantastic and interesting new products using recycled skateboards. Though we’re not sure who the creators are, the objects are brilliant. From lights to lounge chairs there’s plenty of reasons why you should’ve just throw out your old skateboard decks.
This short video presented by Mohawk Papers, shows legendary book designer Massimo Vignelli and his creative process of book design. It displays the beginning of his process using a carefully calculated grid system followed by hand drawn images. The video was released along side a limited edition sketch book with Vignelli’s grid printed on all one hundred pages of Mohawk Superfine paper.
When husband and wife art/design duo Jason and Sharon Gale (Quite British Accent) began working together, someone told them that sport had no place in art. Rather than take heed, the couple produce all their work using the visual vocabulary of sporting culture. Their latest collection, exhibited recently at Core at Nolias Gallery, includes a series of textile slogans appliquéd onto vintage football shirts. The work satirises the sport-in-art argument and likens popular culture heroes to sporting heroes.
Design studio PEGA has just released a very innovative design for a chair at the recent Milan Design Week. The WindUP Chair is designed with a large windup key that has the ability to charge your smartphone.