Tag Archives: WEDH

[WEDH]: Globe-Trotter Suitcases Crafting

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From the UK comes this ’object being made’ video. This Globe-Trotter Suitcase spot has human-operated machinery involved, and explanation given both of the on-screen steps being taken and of the role a particular machine is playing. Building a sturdy, predominantly leather suitcase such as this is made possible by the annoted features in the video but be prepared to spend the length of at least 10 days in your workshop.

[WEDH] Eames: The Architect and The Painter

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James Franco narrates the new movie on Charles and Ray Eames. “Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind-bending variety of other products, from splints for wounded military during World War II, to photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys. But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life — from the development of modernism, to the rise of the computer [...]

[WEDH]: Louis Vuitton Shoe Making

[WEDH]: Louis Vuitton Shoe Making overhours

Our Week end design Highlight goes to the making of Louis Vuiton loafers in Fiesso d’Artico’s workshops. An interesting mix between quality and modernity.

[WEDH]: Charles & Ray Eames Aluminium Chair

[WEDH]: Charles & Ray Eames Aluminium Chair overhours

This chair is  a master piece in the world of design furniture. check out the details and the making of this unique object. A film by Eames Demetrios on the history and the production of Charles & Ray Eames’ famous Aluminium Chair.

[WEDH]: David Trubridge workshop

[WEDH]: David Trubridge workshop

Deep in the heart of the Whakatu Industrial Park, Hastings, New Zealand, a workshop is busily in action, creating production designs and one-off sculptures. This film by Davide Calafa shows a day in the life of the David Trubridge workshop.

[WEDH]: Cardboard lamps by Graypants

[WEDH]: Cardboard lamps by Graypants

Discover the work of GRAYPANTS, More than products their design process is really interesting. The DRUM series boasts a slick blending of materials including sturdy clear-coated steel frames, frosted tempered glass lenses, and Graypants most efficient handmade repurposed cardboard shades to date. UL-listed and lamped with a trio of bulbs (incandescent or compact fluorescent).

[WEDH]: Benjamin Hubert x De vorm | Pod chair

[WEDH]: Benjamin Hubert x De vorm | Pod chair

The industrial design and production of Pod, an acoustic privacy chair by Benjamin Hubert for De Vorm. The sustainable alternative to large upholstered furniture to create a ‘room within a room’ in office and hotel breakout areas.

[WEDH]: Catlin Guide 2011

[WEDH]: Catlin Guide 2011

Author and Curator Justin Hammond shines some light on the nominees for the 2011 edition of The Catlin Art Prize. Out of this year’s nationwide selection of UK’s most promising graduates, we pay a visit to the studios of sculpture artist Russell Hill who explains the art of re-displaying and customising commercialised objects, and photographer Noemie Goudal who talks us through her proposed shoot in the Dominican Rainforest.

[WEDH]: Rostarr by Arkitip

[WEDH]: Rostarr by Arkitip

For the ninth installment of Curated by Arkitip, artist Romon Kimin Yang, aka Rostarr, explores human nature via a series of geometric paintings applied to Incase’s signature protective cases, presented already here. Rostarr for Curated by Arkitip features original artistry inspired by the 2009 Tour de France through which the artist explores the nature of competition between individuals, the energy and emotion of the race as it happens and, ultimately, the reward. The series of [...]

[WEDH]: Lázaro Casas Believe Workshop | Photography

[WEDH]: Lázaro Casas Believe Workshop | Photography overhours

Lázaro Casas is a well known Mexican photographer based in Monterrey, México. Through his workshops, he often tells his story of his success in order to inspire and motivate whoever needs that small “push” to do the things they always dreamed about. Believe is the name of the workshop he is currently giving all over México.  check out the Teaser for the Believe workshop done in UANL (Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León) by Lazaro Casas.

[WEDH]: Jan-Willem van der Klooster at Studio Achille Castiglioni

[WEDH]: Jan-Willem van der Klooster at Studio Achille Castiglioni

The Week End Design Highlight is presenting the work and the work environment of genius designer Achille Castiglioni. The designer Jan-Willem van der Klooster went to Achille’s studio, which has been reconverted in a Museum by his daughter, and is explaining what he feels interesting and brilliant in Castiglioni’s point of view.

[WEDH]: Scirocco | photoshoot backstage

[WEDH]: Scirocco | photoshoot backstage

most of the automotive’s pictures are made out of 3D cad. The Volkswagen has been shot oldschool with lights and camera. check out the complexity of such a photoshoot in this video.

[WEDH]: David Lachapelle interview

[WEDH]: David Lachapelle interview

This week [WEDH] goes to this special interview and the vision of an artist on his work and our world. Vision of visionaries sat down with legendary photographer David La Chapelle during his stay here in Berlin and really had some time to talk about various aspects of life and his sudden resignation of the commercial magazine world a couple of years ago.