Artist Cyprien Gaillard’s work includes these rubbings of manhole covers, which he describes as the “gateway to the underworld.” The New York Times’ T Magazine has a short interview with Galliard, whose work is the subject of a new exhibition that opened last weekend at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
GothamSmith & the creationism makery
The image above looks like a scan gone wrong , right? Nope. It’s an intricately carved furniture piece by Ferruccio Laviani. Yeah, we were blown away too.
Crafted Glitch…we love it.
Yeah…back home again after a quick jaunt to sunny (and then cold, and then sunny) Austin, TX. It was a whirlwind week, filled with so much music, so many breakfast tacos, and of course, so much awesome inspiration. Lots more to follow….but I wanted to commemorate the date in blog form. It was an honor to be on stage with Mary Huang from Continuum Fashion. I love what they make, utilizing 3D geometry and image mapping (not just 3D printing!) to make awesome products. It was also a pleasure to get know Kim Ovitz and her work a bit better. Wonderful to have another Shapeways fan on the stage.
And as always, I’m honored to get to represent Gothamsmith on such a stage as SXSW. And many thanks go to Liz Bacelar of Decoded Fashion, who put this whole opportunity together.
3D was the buzzword of the week, amazingly, garnering us some sweet coverage in the Austin Chronicle! The reporter really got what we love about 3D printing and the Gothamsmith project:
“I like the Renegade Craft Fair, but I can’t really wear cute dresses that often,” laments Daniel Stillman, who represents the more manly side of 3-D-printed fashion on the panel. His company, GothamSmith, started with four computer-savvy friends lamenting the shortage of cool, affordable, heirloom-quality men’s accessories. Now they design 3-D-printed cufflinks and pendants shaped like bicycle gears, anvils, and headphones. GothamSmith’s designs actually harness the limitations of 3-D printing to create a handmade look.
So, yeah. More of that!
Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch gang. Fort Worth, Texas, 1900.
Photograph by John Schwartz.
Standing (L to R): Will Carver and Harvey “Kid Curry” Logan.
Sitting: Harry A. “The Sundance Kid” Longabaugh, Ben “The Tall Texan” Kilpatrick and Robert Leroy “Butch Cassidy” Parker.
At first glance, these objects may look like planets but they are actually photos of the bottoms of frying pans.
Wear and tear is personality for atoms.
RELAX Brilliant human-machine communication at Auckland Airport. #hci #naturallanguage #newzealand (at Auckland International Airport (AKL))
See, the robots are alright.
Blazer Buttons - Classics found at Cable Car Clothiers San Francisco.
There are a million choices when it comes to blazer buttons - try searching for blazer button sets on eBay, visiting a great fabric and notions store, stopping into a trad store like Cable Car Clothiers, or looking online somewhere like Hwa Seng. The actual replacement of the buttons won’t cost you more than ten or fifteen dollars, and the possibilities are endless.
Would you be interested in some buttons?