The official Wired pop-up store is inventive, quirky and full of surprises. The preview was last night and was packed and the official opening was today and goes on until December 5th in London’s Quadrant Arcade, near Piccadilly Circus.
#wiredstoreuk on Twitter posts live news of the events taking place during December – Baring in mind that the space is small and adopts a first come, first serve policy for visitors.
From: The Next Web
Great Gif unites all James Bonds in one swift stroke
This train made entirely of chocolate was created by Andrew Farrugia, a Maltese chocolate artist. Definitely “much too good for kids”, this sculpture has more than 7 wagons and measures 112-feet in length. The meticulous details such as chocolat bars and restaurants in some wagons, make the train an authentic masterpiece.
From: Design Taxi
Pleated Jeans illustrator has decided to take a moment to commemorate the loss of his every day items by creating obituaries for them.
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This multi-functional sofa (or bed, or desk) can be arranged in different way to fulfil the users current needs. The project was developed by Fanny Adam, and attends to the lack of space problems associated with small housing mainly in urban areas.
Before there was photoshop to easily manipulate photographs, in 1917 Vortography was the first abstract kind of photography invented by Alvin Langdon Coburn. It works by means of photographing objects through three mirrors that create a triangular form, enabling a sense of kaleidoscopic repetition. Though Coburn’s practise of this subjective art was short, vortography has made a recent comeback among modern photographers who adapt the technique with a variation of mirror formats. Some recent examples can be viewed below, in some cases, giving the viewer that uncanny inception sensation, that director Christoper Nolan expressed so well.
And of course by Alvin Coburn himself…
From: Save The Artist