Miller-Urey Bong, 2010

Bring your own combustible material to an installation recreating the origin of life

A scientific art installation involving high-powered lasers and combustive materials, Miller-Urey Bong is a BYOW (Bring Your Own Whatever) exhibition based on the 1952 Miller-Urey experiments that attempted to prove the genesis of life on Earth. “We really don’t know what the Earth was like three or four billion years ago,” the late scientist Stanley L. Miller said more than forty years later. “So there …

Neverend Clocks

Kitsune Noir, Dan Funderbergh and Furni's subversively modern take on the cuckoo clock

Kitsune Noir today launched the first in a new ongoing series of laser-cut birch wood clocks. The premier edition features the decorative patterns of artist and wallpaper designer Dan Funderburgh created in collaboration with the Montreal-based design/build shop (and CH contributor), Furni. Funderburgh’s design takes on the idea of a traditional Bavarian cuckoo clock, with a typically subversive twist—just a couple of sticks of dynamite …

Miju Feather Jewelry

Started a few short months ago by minimalist design duo Mike Giles (of Starting at $18, these items will make excellent early gifts with the holidays fast approaching. The complete collection is available online from Miju.