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Roundup November, 19 2009

Selectism | Around the Web

01. Water-shaped Bottles by Xiaoli Wen

“Kingston University graduate Xiaoli Wen has created a series of porcelain bottles shaped by a waterfall. Called Water-Shaped Bottles, the project involved  designer making silicone rubber moulds of discarded plastic and glass bottles.” (dezeen)

02. Brush Furniture by Jason Taylor (above)

“Wouldn’t it be great if you could clean your floors with a piece of furniture?” (designmilk)

03. This Woman Makes Chairs That Will Hug You

“She lives in a converted knob factory a few blocks from MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Neri Oxman’s apartment — a series of cold white walls and clean right angles — has all the warmth of a parking garage” (esquire)

04. Eye Candy: LAb[au]’s f5x5x5

“That there is the Brussels-based collective LAb[au]’s new project/installation, the unwieldily-named ‘f5x5x5.’ The quartet of creatives behind LAb[au], Manuel Abendroth, Jerome Decock, Alexandre Plennevaux and Els Vernang, examine “the transformation of architecture and spatio-temporal structures in accordance to the technological progress within a practice entitled ‘MetaDeSIGN.’ Metadesign [meta = information about information] displays the theme of space-constructs relative to information processes – architecture as code.'” (core77)

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