I find it amazing that designers and visionaries in the industry are so abreast not only with fashion trends, but also with the shifting attitudes of consumers.
As a response to today’s quick-to-dispose society, Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves have come up with a stylish and innovative collection of glasses and spectacles that are made from… human hair.
Do diabolical minds look up to villains in the same way that good men and women idolize heroes? In his exhibition, “cultural archeologist” Michael Rakowitz presents evidence that Saddam Hussein may have fancied himself to be like the Sith Lord Darth Vader.
There is an exhibition coming to the Exploratorium in San Francisco showcasing some neat modded computers.
It’s called Rods & Mods: The Kustom Kulture of Radical Computer Modification and it’s happening next February. Are PCs this generation’s muscle cars?
It took me a second to figure out what was going on when I first got a look at this table full of analog clocks. But once I stood back from my screen, I realized that none of the clocks have the correct time and the whole thing is a macro timepiece that tells the time using 24 individual clocks.
Created by Swedish designers Humans Since 1982, the Clock Clock installation features 48 electronically-controlled analog clock hands which automatically rotate into the proper positions to form a giant digital display.
Here’s a video of Clock Clock in action to give you a better idea of how it works:
If you happen to be in Sweden this summer, the Clock Clock will be on display at the Röhsska Design Museum June through mid-August 2009.
See that little robot guy in the upper right corner of the Technabob site header? He’s the original mascot of our humble little website, inspired by the classic arcade game Berserk. So I was oh so thrilled when I heard a world-renown urban artist has immortalized the same robo-dude using a bunch of Rubik’s Cubes.
French artist Invader is known for leaving his mark all over the globe by placing tile art versions of pixelated gaming invaders in unexpected places.
His upcoming exhibition, entitled London Invasion and Bad Men Part II runs from October 5th through November 9th, 2007 at London’s Lazarides Gallery.
The folks over at the upcoming DigitalLife show in New York have been kind enough to extend a substantial 50% discount off admission for the loyal readers of Technabob. Read on to see how to grab your tickets at this special price.
DigitalLife showcases the latest in consumer electronics, video games and home entertainment, and is one of a rare breed of shows that’s actually open to the public.