Having noticed piles of old books used as props in fashionable boutiques and bars, Royal College of Art student Koby Barhad created this "time machine" to accelerate the ageing of new tomes into objects with a sense of history. More »
Dezeen Platform: in this movie Royal College of Art graduate Sarah Colson presents her Portrait Machine, an interactive tool which allows her to create layered portraits using a sheet of glass, acetate and a distortion lens, which we filmed during our micro-exhibition Dezeen Platform at Dezeen Space. Read the full story here. More »
London designer Phil Cuttance has built a machine to cast faceted vases that are unique every time. More »
Dezeen Wire: designer Jólan van der Wiel has won the €3000 first prize in the [D3] Contest for young designers at trade fair imm cologne in Germany for his Gravity Stool shaped by magnets. He showed the machine used to make the pieces at Dezeen Platform in September and you can watch it in action in our movies on Dezeen Screen.
The second prize of €2000 was awarded to Lee Sanghyeok for his Listen to Your Hands Table and the third prize of €1000 went to Marc Bell & Robin Grasby for the Apollo lamp.
Designer Jólan van der Wiel has sent us this movie of his machine for shaping stools using gravity and magnets, on display as part of the [D3] Contest for young designers at imm cologne in Germany this week.
In this movie filmed in a warehouse on the outskirts of Eindhoven, the ringing of an alarm clock triggers a chain of events that opens umbrellas, spins paper windmills, starts a fire and releases a set of parachuting toy animals (+ movie). More »
What if plastic polluting the seas could be harvested by a retired fishing trawler, then transformed into chairs by an onboard factory? More »