Now this is cool. Japanese Designer Masaaki Hiromura merged Japanese typography (Kanji) with signs or food symbols. Combining these two elements makes it easier to understand Japanese characters. But it is also entirely readable by Japanese/Chinese speakers. The stoke and style of the kanji is also in line with the cleanliness of the icon, whether its an eggplant or an octopus.
Are you ready for DAFT X COKE? After a huge collaboration with MIKA in 2010, Coca-Cola yet again exclusively designed bottles with Coca-Cola “Club Coke.” Produced in two distinctive colorways based on Daft Punk mimicking the helmets worn by the French duo, the gold and silver bottles will see a limited production run beginning in March 2011. In addition to the general release at clubs, the bottles will be packaged in a collector’s box as a set, made available exclusively through colette in Paris. Further information on this project will become available through daftcoke.com. So open a cold Coca-Cola and let DAFT PUNK do the rest.
Hail to the Greatest, the sculpture created by LA-based artist Michael Kalish, known best for his work with crafting portraits of American icons out of license plates and other found objects. He’s collaborating with architectural firm Oyler Wu to design the structure in which the bags are suspended. For his portrait of Muhammad Ali, Kalish using 1,300 punching bags, 6.5 miles of stainless steel cable, and 2,500 pounds of aluminum pipe to construct a 22-foot-high. It took him almost three years to complete, At the ceremony, Ali will hang the final bag
i wish there’s an “exit” sign in my life
Cécile Colle and Ralf Nuhn’s “Exit-Wall,” part of the Kinetica Art Fair, is a modular installation comprising 200 exit signs assembled by means of permanent magnets.
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