29 sept 2009

100% Design London

I could not take any photo because it was forbiden but I collect a lot of information and soon I will post more about the many interesting things that I have seen in the exhibition.

My friend Rick's golden sneakers

24 sept 2009

Industrial Design from the A to the Z >>> Ff

This time I am not going to present you a designer. I am going to talk about a design company famous for its lighting products.

Ktribe Table Lamp

A catalogue filled with iconic lighting that changed the concept of illumination itself
Strong symbolic appeal

Courage to be daring and provocative, yet uphold the fundamental principles of design
Constant dedication to research into innovative materials and technology

The ability to evolve without losing sight of its birthright
Great design and cutting-edge lighting technology that are immediately recognizable

Castiglioni Arc Floor Lamp ( I want one of this in my future home)

Flos was founded in 1962 in Merano by Dino Gavina and Cesare Cassina, who wished to produce modern lighting.
To develop new lighting concepts, they enlisted the aid of Achille Castiglioni, Pier Giacomo Castiglioni and Tobia Scarpa.

Scarpa Fantasma Lamp

The first Flos retail store, designed by the Castiglioni brothers (Achille and Pier Giacomo), opened in Milan in 1968. Pino Tovaglia designed the logo, and Max Huber the catalogues.

In 1971 Flos opened its first subsidiary in Germany. The company continue growing and started collaborating with Philippe Starck. Other talented designers followed thereafter: Jasper Morrison, Konstatin Grcic, Marc Newson, Antonio Citterio, Marcello Ziliani, Marcel Wanders, Sebastian Wrong, Laurene Leon Boym, Piero Lissoni, Rodolfo Dordoni, Tim Derhaag, Johanna Grawunder, Joris Laarman, Knud Holscher, and Patricia Urquiola.



Wanders Can Can lamp

Mayday lamp (my favourite) from Grcic

23 sept 2009


Now that I am going back to London I am checking the photos of my last visit in August... this is the TATE and don't u think that the painting in the top left is dificult to watch... the composition of pics it is cool for the living room of your house but not for a museum, right?

22 sept 2009

What I am leaving behind...

The cathedral and the Giralda tower, in Seville

Emmy winners

Hugh Jackman won the Emmy for the Best Original music and Lyrics because of his performance at the Oscars... is this man perfect?

And Justin Timberlake won for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

London here we go!

Haciendo maletas... preparando mi presentación... despidiendome... pensando mucho mucho en lo que está por venir...

It's been a long way to go of more than a year now... a moment that I've been wainting since I started to study at the university....

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

This are two pictures of his work called Shadow box 6, Reportero con fronteras. It sows at the same time 875 videos of news from the TV of EEUU and Mexico. Inside the HD screen there is a security camera system that recognized the silouete of the person in front of the piece of art.

This work was exhibited in the CAAC of Seville in the Bienal of Art, if u want to see more from him visit his web: http://www.lozano-hemmer.com/

What Would Tyler Durden Do?

... do you want to know it ... click here!!

20 sept 2009

Scenary Alfar

Miguel Hernández, Esther López, Francisco José Domínguez, Juliane Potter y Ángel González win the Competition for the restoration of the Santa Ana's Ceramic Fabric, one of the typical places of Triana.

The other day I was looking for grasshopper tutorials... Actually I thought I have downloaded the program but I do not known how to run it in Rhino... Anyway I found this interesting proyect made by the architecture studio of one of the structural engineer teachers from the School of Architecture of Seville (ETSAS) where I studied. He participated in the volume 06 from PKNS, moreover I found it in the website of Arquitextonica who participated in PKN Sevilla v.07.

I wanna be...

by Jay Brannan

19 sept 2009

When Madonna...

...spent money on her videos

now... with a global crisis, she only dances!

Male obsession number three

... strong enoght to break a nut

Call me Rem, Rem Koolhaas

16 sept 2009

Patrick Swayze

Texas 1952 - California 2009

I want to tell you one thing about Patrick... his character in Dirty Dancing was one my first signs of being gay....

....Patrick Swayze is so hooot......

14 sept 2009

13 sept 2009

Hector Serrano

Héctor Serrano. Valencia. 1974

Después de graduarse en la ESDI Ceu de Valencia, se trasladó a Londres para realizar un Master en Diseño de Producto en el Royal College of Art. Antes de finalizar sus estudios en esta escuela, comenzó a colaborar con la firma holandesa Droog Design y la lámpara Superpatata forma ya parte de su colección.

Con esta misma lámpara consiguió ganar, en el verano del 2000, el Peugeot Design Award y desde entonces su trabajo ha aparecido en numerosas publicaciones tanto nacionales como internacionales.

Clothes Hanger Lamp

Sus piezas han sido expuestas extensamentes en todo el mundo, igual que en diferentes museos, como V&A de Londres, MOCA de Miami, IVAM de Valencia, y en el Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum de Nueva York. Después de colaborar con diferentes estudios en Valencia, Barcelona y Londres ha establecido su residencia en esta última, donde trabaja en nuevos proyectos y exposiciones.

El botijo reinvented

2º premio para el concurso de los nuevos autobuses londinenses

Por último mi proyecto favorito, un gran diseñador siempre crea un nuevo producto, una nueva vuelta de tuerca, una nueva necesidad para el consumo de masas.


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