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Tag: Art

Tivoli Limited Edition Model One: the Real Crystal Radio

Tivoli Limited Edition Model One: the Real Crystal Radio
Tivoli Audio is well known for their high quality compact audio systems. Now you can pick up one of their radios in a very special, limited edition. Working with Scandanavian glass artist Per B. Sundberg, they are offering a Tivoli Model One radio that’s been dressed up in a suit of handcrafted crystal.

Systemx Interlocking Fluorescent Lights by Yamagiwa

Systemx Interlocking Fluorescent Lights by Yamagiwa
Designer Ross Lovegrove has created this amazing system of lighting fixtures for Japan’s Yamagiwa. SystemX lighting units can interconnect to create stunning, yet practical lighting sculptures. SystemX uses a set of “X” shaped primitives that can be joined, then hung from a ceiling to provide both illumination and drama in any space.

Sony Design: Technology and Art Collide in Italy

Sony Design: Technology and Art Collide in Italy
Sony Design, working in collaboration with Italy’s Master Craft Lombardia will be showing off a collection of breathtaking custom designs for Sony’s electronic gear. The exhibit features a number of stunning collaborations between Sony and local artisans from Italy.

Daniel Rozin’s Circles Mirror Reflects, Distorts Reality

Daniel Rozin’s Circles Mirror Reflects, Distorts Reality
Artist Daniel Rozin has been creating mind-blowing interactive artworks, combining computers, video cameras and mixed media since 1999. One of his more recent works was this hybrid digital/analog mirror which reflects images from passers-by using a huge grid of rotating circles.

Compact Discs Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Compact Discs Come in All Shapes and Sizes
While digital players have put a major dent in the CD business, there’s something about having your tunes stored on something a little more tangible. To shake the old CD up a bit, the designers of Poland’s Baba Akcja have taken the boring round disc and turned it into something far more visually interesting.

Tv2art Lightascope Converts Flat Panels Into Live Art

Tv2art Lightascope Converts Flat Panels Into Live Art
For those times when there’s nothing worth watching on any of the 500+ channels on TV, here’s a way you can put that $5000 flat panel to good use. TV2ART’s Lightascope attaches to the front of your flat panel television and transforms moving images into a work of abstract modern art.

Spamtrap: Shreds Spam Into a Fine Pulp

Spamtrap: Shreds Spam Into a Fine Pulp
I don’t know what it is that fascinates me so much about shredding devices lately; maybe it’s just my latent destructive tendencies. That said, this art installation by artist Bill Shackelford just seemed too good to not mention.

Real Fake Watches Can’t Tell Time

Real Fake Watches Can’t Tell Time
German designer Linda Kostowski designed these wacky wearable artworks that look like watches, but they’re really totally phony. Cut from leather, laser-embellished, then hand-assembled to look like wristwatches, realfakewatches will set you up with a timepiece that says, “who cares what time it is?”

Shredder Disposes of Days Gone by

Shredder Disposes of Days Gone by
Designer Susanna Hertrich created this unique calendar that gradually rids itself of the previous day by shredding them into oblivion. The Chrono_Shredder combines a calendar, clock and shredder into a single device that gradually scrolls through the days, eating them away with the shredder.

It’s Super Mario in Toast Form

It’s Super Mario in Toast Form
I’ve been dying for an excuse to feature one of my favorite artists, Dan Goodsell on my blog, but his whimsical paintings never seemed quite appropriate for Technabob. Today, Dan gave me just enough of an excuse by when he jumped into the video gaming world.

Fake Wii Channel: Wii Bday

Fake Wii Channel: Wii Bday
Wondering what Nintendo might fill up all of those available channel slots with on the Wii? Artist-designer Paul Pape has come up with this interesting vision for a new channel, the Wii Bday Channel. The fake channel is actually a 30th birthday greeting that Pape created for a friend of his (who happens to be a fan of The Doors, hence the music.)

The Hamster Powered Paper Shredder

The Hamster Powered Paper Shredder
Do you have too many adapters plugged into in your power strip? This decidedly Flinstonian piece of office equipment eliminates the need for electricity by using hamster power. As little hammy pedals his butt off, he generates his own shredded paper bedding.

Donkey Kong Post-It Note Art

Donkey Kong Post-It Note Art
A group of engineering students over at the University of California Santa Cruz took time out of their busy academic schedules to create this larger-than-life work of art made from Post-it Notes. The Donkey Kong installation took the team of ten people about five hours to complete, and used over 6,400 colored Post-it Notes (although they had to buy over 14,000 of the little sticky buggers to get all the colors they needed.)

Is That a Banana in Your Stratosphere, or Are You Just Glad to See Me?

Is That a Banana in Your Stratosphere, or Are You Just Glad to See Me?
A French-Canadian artist is working on a plan to launch a gigantic banana-shaped blimp into orbit above the state of Texas. The project proposes a 300-meter, helium filled banana floated skywards, to hover over the Lone Star state.

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Bomb for Sale on Ebay

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Bomb for Sale on Ebay
One of the top news stories of the last 24 hours was a bomb scare set off in Boston because of a guerilla marketing campaign for the Adult Swim show, Aqua Teen Hunger Force. Mysterious LED devices featuring the ATHF characters “Ignignokt” and “Err” (flipping the bird) we placed around the city, sending the city into a panic.

Woodpixel: Create Your Own Pixel Art From Wood

Woodpixel: Create Your Own Pixel Art From Wood
In the past I’ve written about these little plastic pixel block sets that let you build classic video game characters in 3D. Those sets always seemed a little cheap looking to me, so I’m excited about these new pixel blocks made entirely out of wood.

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