Vase Deferens

This is D3 Designs Vase Deferens, indeed a very different vase, designed by Clive Solari and David Francis. It gives any flower the freedom to sway in the wind, sitting in only 35ml of water. The design was awarded a DesignMark at the 2005 Australian Design Awards. It's more natural, allowing a flower to stand on it's own–instead of in an "overcrowded bunch." This creates …

Automata Design

Automata Design with the basic mission to design a range of high impact contemporary light shades that are accessible and affordable. This model is called the “Novalite” and is one of the more complex pieces. It’s constructed of 72 interlocking pieces. It’s inspired by snowflakes, sea urchins, and complex forest seeds–it shines a kaleidoscope type pattern. The lights are all shipped flat and you assemble …

Ashley Wood Popbot

Australian artist Ashley Wood weaves an interesting stream of thought story of sex, technology, and revenge in book 2 of Popbot. His style has the lyrical line quality of Dave McKean's work Cages. The richness of color is also similar to some of McKean's other works, but also has some of the looseness of David Mack's earlier Kabuki work. Although I draw similarities, this work …