Art Design Magazine

Art Design Magazine featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

The HK Eye Sculpture

The HK Eye is a stainless steel sculpture that is inspired by the beauty of the skyline along two sides of the Victoria Harbour. It is located at a very prominent location at the heart of Hong Kong - the Tamar Park which is right adjacent to the government headquarter of the city. The sculpture represents the dynamic, diversity and vibrancy of Hong Kong as represented by the image of the Victoria Harbour. The skyline takes a radial form emerging from the center of the sculpture to represent the dynamic flux in Hong Kong as a first-class international city.

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Wavelet

Wavelet is an interactive light installation created by Geeksart New Media Art Group. It uses the changing light to mimic the flowing water. Wavelet is composed of 1,300 light-responsive light bulbs. Each light bulb is designed in an arc shape, which gives the light wave a distinct direction.Water can take any shape and reacts immediately to any external force; perhaps the unpredictable nature of water is what intrigues people to play with it, what causes children to spend an afternoon of excitement under its spell.

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Honeycomb

Honeycomb's design is a combination of nature, geometry, and data technology. Honeycomb design element is straight lines, while the queen bee uses arc lines, using 3D data generation and 3D laser cutting technology. The whole hive gives a sense of the joy of eating a few mouthfuls of honey. The intersecting and subtracting of the square body and the sphere add interest and make use of the mechanical characteristics of the arch structure to balance its own force. The device don’t destroy the original indoor structure and defines the recreational function of the open corridor area.

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Herzl

Herzl is an open-ended collection of ceramic products which includes boxes, vases, candelabras and bowls. Herzl project started in a shopping journey of cheap, 'made in china' toys in Herzl St, in south Tel Aviv. Out of mass piles of toys, Studio Kahn picked their stars that will take part in their Herzl game. Studio Kahn prepared the plaster forms for all of their toys, and started to give them their new life as high, glorious, bone china items. The products are created in an endless game in which toy parts are put together, and are chosen to enter the collection according to criteria of form and usage.

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Grain and Fire Portal

Comprised of wood and quartz crystal, this organic light sculpture uses sustainably sourced wood from a reserve stock of aged Teak wood. Weathered for decades by the sun, wind, and rain, the wood is then hand shaped, sanded, burnt and finished into a vessel for holding LED lighting and using quartz crystals as a natural diffuser. 100% natural unaltered quartz crystals are used in each sculpture and are approximately 280 million years old. A variety of wood finishing techniques are used including the Shou Sugi Ban method of using fire for preservation and contrasting color.

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Competition

In their works, animals are deliberately imposed a burden. They are strange in shape and lovely in action, carrying a burden while still striding forward. In order to better render the color of the work, they used Chinese porcelain clay as clay material, and Lacu was used as a means of calcination. At the same time, the hand-kneaded work and Raku have visualized beauty and brought enjoyment to people.

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