Iris Van Herpen’s Capriole collection is inspired by contemporary architectural movements, compunded on a style that was influenced by her internship with ground-breaking designer Alexander McQueen. To achieve the highly sculptural effects in this collection, a technique mixing 3D printing with fabrics was employed. Notable in the bio-skeletalesque pieces, is the influence of renown Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.
The rich, detailed, beautifully-lit and incredibly rendered 2D digital illustrations of Steafan Kopinski.
Not only is this a great recycling project, but Ho Ji’s way of using tires for texture and for molding animal forms creates a thought-provoking juxtaposition between the world of machines (cars) and the natural world (or the mythical world, in some of his sculptures).
“Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it’s’ the veneer—that the designers are handed this box and told, “Make it look good!’ That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”—Steve Jobs