Proliferation The Archives

Friday 27 April, 2012

Things of Beauty: 10 Unique & Accessible Pieces of Wall Art

Art, like furniture, is a purely subjective thing; if it brings joy to its beholder, then it’s a thing of beauty, plain and simple.  With the abundance of access to independent artists via Etsy and other online marketplaces, not to mention the proliferation of temporary wall art for apartment-dwellers through the medium of vinyl stickers, [...]


Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Techne – Space Pen: Drawing in 3D on the Web

Extending a kitchen wall, image via depts.washington.edu With the advent and proliferation of tablets, using a pen to annotate or even sketch is becoming more and more useful, if not necessary. Enter the Space Pen. Now, you can sketch or annotate 3D models on the web. Developed at the University of Washington’s Design Machine Group, [...]


Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Techne – Space Pen: Drawing in 3D on the Web

Extending a kitchen wall, image via depts.washington.edu With the advent and proliferation of tablets, using a pen to annotate or even sketch is becoming more and more useful, if not necessary. Enter the Space Pen. Now, you can sketch or annotate 3D models on the web. Developed at the University of Washington’s Design Machine Group, [...]


Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Imperfect Health / Giovanna Borasi & Mirko Zardini

Get Fit. Lose Weight. Be a Better YOU. Slogans like these constantly inundate us across media sources, and the premise is always the same: a healthy body is sexy, desirable, better. The opposite is similarly true: if you’re fat or obese,  you aren’t just unhealthy, you’re sick. You need to be ‘cured.’


Friday 18 November, 2011

The Trend for Knitting & Crochet in Interior Design

Not so long ago, needle craft was a skill that many women were expected to be proficient in. Knitting, crochet, sewing and embroidery were common activities that allowed us create any number of practical and decorative accessories for our homes. However, as mass manufacturing took hold, transforming the textile industry, handmade goods gave way to [...]