In honor of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in 2012, this large scale (pun not intended) fish sculpture constructed from discarded plastic bottles was installed at Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro. Check it out!
In 2011, photographer Alessandro Puccinelli bought an old motorhome and roadtripped along the southern coast of Portugal. His trip is not only documented by his stops, but at the end of each of his nights. Check it out.
Hope everyone is surviving the snowmagedon and warm and safe inside. If you're looking for something to read, check out London-based Orproject and their most recent venture, a room-sized, nature-inspired, LED canopy titled, ‘Vana,’ for the India Design Forum exhibited in The Brick House. 'Vana' is an interesting mesh of design and algorithms, whose patterns are then used to simulate the growth of topiaries. See more of the photos here.
Due for theatrical release in October, Design is One is centered around Lella and Massimo Vignelli, two of the world’s most influential designers. Massimo, well known for bringing the Helvetica typeface to America in 1965, along with his wife, have a diverse portfolio of projects including New York’s subway signage and maps; Venini lamps; Heller dinnerware; furniture for Poltrona Frau -- to name a few -- and branding for Knoll International, Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, Ford and American Airlines. Watch the trailer here.