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Dropkick To Cross – Melbourne, Australia

ODO (One Design Office) is a multidisciplinary design practised based in Melbourne, Australia. Together with Greenpoint Media, they presented “Dropkick” – a handsfree pedestrian crossing button with light indicator, placed at the certain height where people can push it with their feet. This handsfree button created in order to to reduce the transmission of germs during the world pandemic. At night the dropkick’s light also serves as a visual safety indicator to motorists The low position of dropkick button can be fitted with the current crossing button:… The PB/5 (Pedestrian Button), originally designed by Australian industrial designer David Wood from Nielsen Design shaped like a pill. The Audio-Tactile Pedestrian Detector” (ATPD), is a successful Australian design that has been populating towns and cities across Australia since 1984 and exported to international countries. The button, commissioned by the then NSW Department of Main Roads, addressed pedestrians’ safety at traffic light crossings and, most notably, the growing concerns for the safety of vision and hearing-impaired pedestrians. For more information about ODO, Greenpoint Media, and Nielsen Design:… ODO: Website http://www.odo.co – Instagram …

First Passengers of SpaceX – Florida, United States

After the successful launch of Crew Dragon Demo-1, the first uncrewed  orbital test launched on 2 March 2019, SpaceX will have Falcon 9‘s launch of Crew Dragon’s Demo-2 with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley next week on Wednesday, 27 May 2020 in Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, heading to the International Space Centre. The rocket will blast off at 4:33 p.m. EDT and dock with the International Space Station about 19 hours later. According to SpaceX, the first private company manufacturing human spaceflight, Falcon 9 is a reusable, two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of people and payloads into Earthorbit and beyond. Crew Dragon Demo-2 also represents NASA to fully staff the International Space Station, ending the Russia’s spaceflight monopoly since 1970, and do the space-based research in support of future moon and Mars missions. Watch here the successful in-flight test of Crew Dragon launch on 19 January, 2020 after many failed to land before: Here is the interview with the duo American astronauts who will lead …

10 Ways To Automate Your Life – New York, United States

Joseph Herscher is a kinetic artist making inventive and comical chain-reaction machines videos viewed by over 30 million people online in his YouTube Channel. He stated that his machines use everyday objects in unexpected ways – the same kind of creative thinking that leads to out-of-the-box innovation. During the pandemic, he has been making experimental machines like “How To Pass Pepper While Social-Distancing” and collecting his past series in “What’s Your Problem” including his new machine on saving water in the shower: “10 Ways To Automate Your Life”: He has been making fun and weird machines like: The Tooth Brusher, The Cake Server, The Page Turner, The Lunch Feeder, and many others. He also once participated in a four-part web series Jiwi’s Machines which funded by NZ On Air and filmed in MOTAT (Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology). One of Jiwi’s Machine series “Breakfast Machine”: In his Patreon page, he offering various accesses to his videos, bonus behind-the-scenes clips, insider info on machine tricks, and connect with Joseph directly on a regular basis. For more information about Joseph’s Machines:… …

Cyril Can Capture & Crop In 2,5 Seconds – Paris, France

Cyril Diagne is a young digital artist, designer and programmer based in Paris, France. Together with Jonathan Blanchet, he recently launched new image editing program that circumvents the traditional method using a single app called AR Copy Paste available for Androids and iOS. It also copy and paste texts to desktop. The AR (Augmented Reality) Copy Paste software simply capture an object and automatically removes the background. Then copy and paste it to the desired page. The app can be paired with Adobe products only at this moment and Cyril is developing the app to be able to pair it with many others. Cyril stated that the cut can take about 2.5 seconds and paste about 4 seconds. From capture an object, crop, then paste it on presentation on laptop takes total 10 seconds. It is magical for all digital designers. Watch below to see the practical use of AR Copy Paste by Cyril Diagne who is resident of Google Arts and Culture in his Twitter page:… The former head of ECAL MI&D and co-founder LAB 212 , also …

Such A Bee Day Around The World

World’s theme for this year is “Save The Bees”. The World Bee Day in May 20, 2018, approved by the United Nation the same day the beekeeping pioneer Anton Jansa was born in May 20, 1734 in Slovenia. Bees and other polinators, are increasingly under threat due to urbanization. Pollination is a fundamental process for the survival of our ecosystems. Solitary bees do not produce honey, do not have a queen and do not live in hives. So we need to protect the natural habitat for the pollinators. Some designers also presented a homemade habitat for solitary bees which some of them can be our quarantine hobby. Here are some creations of beehouses:… 1. Insectology Food For Buzz: a project from Dutch Design Week in 2018 by Matilde Boulhouwer which we’re developing a series of flowers meant as a emergency food source to support our declining insect population. Each self-sustaining flower is made up of laser-cut screen-printed polyester petals, with a small 3D-printed container attached at the centre, which is connected to a hollow 3D-printed stem. These …

The Five of Samsung C-Lab Inside – Seoul, South Korea

Samsung has announced to support another five new start-ups from its C-LAB Inside on Monday, 18 May 2020. The similarity of all projects supported is that all devices can be connected to smartphones. This year’s startup projects supported by Samsung are Blockbuster, Hyler, Haxby, SunnyFive and RootSensor. Since 2015, Samsung has been supporting successful C-Lab Inside Projects that demonstrate great market potential and facilitating their launch as startups under the C-Lab spin-off policy. So far, 163 employees have established 45 startups since the inception of the C-Lab Program. Based on Samsung Newsroom, here the statement of the company about its five new startups of C-Lab Inside in May 2020:… — Blockbuster: A video editing application. It allows content creators to easily apply computer graphics (CG) and 3D effects to videos with their smartphones and utilizes the patented Blockbuster algorithm to generate realistic 3D CG effects by converting 2D scenes into 3D layers. — Hyler: A smart and portable highlighter with 13mm diameter that allows analog text to be digitized and transferred to mobile devices through its removable …

The Hibatouch – Amagasaki, Japan

Sachiko Nakashioya is the person behind the idea of The Hibatouch. Sachiko Nakashioya, an employee at local ironworks Hirose Engineering Co. in Amagasaki of Hyogo Prefecture, suddenly came up with the idea of making tools to touch things when she saw her son pressed a lift button and she was afraid that he might get the Covid-19 virus. The animal-shaped iron tool with the size 10 cm x 10 cm and weighs roughly 70 grams, can be used also for touchscreens by attaching conductive foam. They have cat and monkey shape variations. Hirose Enginering, a factory produces various iron products including the Hibatouch, already produced and selling the it in its webstore to avoid the people from the virus when they touch door handles, press electric buttons, hold your hands on the railings. The Hirose company refers us to its official webstore Hibanas Store with the price 1,430 Yen. Here are the images of the Hibatouch created by Sachiko Nakashioya, the Hirose Enginering employee, in Hibanas Store:…   For more information about the creator Sachiko Nakashioya …

Digital Stage Of Gravity Fatique – London, United Kingdom

Hussein Chalayan is a British fashion designer and artist who is well-known for his innovative designs using art and technology, with minimalist touch. In 2015, Chalayan was approached by Alistair Spalding to create his own dance performance where he wanted the garments as the grammar for the dance movements. Supported by Belgian and French choreographer Damien Jalet to enliven his dance concept, there was the moment the theatrical work “Gravity Fatique” beautifully created. Digital Stage of Gravity Fatique by Hussein Chalayan in Sadler’s Well Theater: Hussein Chalayan’s Gravity Fatigue will be available to watch on the Sadler’s Wells Facebook page from Friday 29 May – at 7.30pm BST. It will be made available to view for seven days on Facebook and YouTube. The Gravity Fatigue performance combined the visual creativity of Chalayan’s artistic concepts with contemporary dance. It’s realised in partnership with award-winning choreographer Damien Jalet, Yeast’s Culture Nick Hillel, sound illustrators Mode-F, and lighting designer Natasha Chivers. The production takes its inspiration from themes of identity and displacement, and the disconnection experienced in public …

Stillness Webinar Autumn Winter 2021/22 – New York, USA

Lidewij Edelkoort (Li) is a Dutch trend forecaster, publisher, design curator, founder of Anti Fashion, and the World of Hope Forum. She is based in New York, USA. In collaboration with TREND UNION, together with Philip Fimmano – a trend analyst and design curator from Edelkort. Inc US, Li will be holding “Stillness Webinar Autumn Winter 2021/22 With Li Edelkoort” – in May and June 2020 for 9 countries: Italy, France, USA, United Kingdom, Brazil, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, and The Netherlands. The webinar will be presenting: Stillness – AW2021/22 and A Labour Of Love – Contemporary Design For A New World: “We will start a blank page to write a new chapter for humanity and its quest for survival” — “In a post-Coronavirus world, if we don’t slow down the pace of consumption and if we won’t change the way we make things, the planet will be lost”. The schedules info of the webinars on each countries mentioned:  – May 19 ITALY – May 19 FRANCE – May 20 USA – May 20 UNITED KINGDOM – May …

Next Reservations in Serres Séparées – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Mediamatic ETEN restaurant brought up a project called “Serres Séparées” (Separate Greenhouse) to welcome their guests on 5th and 12th of May 2020. The team are reinspired by contamination precautions and the redesign of togetherness. Mediamatic itself was founded by Willem Velthoven. Each glass cabin can contain 2 – 3 people. Waiters with gloves and face shields keep the safe distance with the customers by using long wood plank board when serving the food. They clean the cabin each time the customers leave. The Mediatic ETEN had good responses from the public in early May 2020 and they are open for the next reservations. How to make the reservations: Subscribe to their mailing list to be first to get a table and use the button on their homepage: eten.mediamatic.nl or www.mediamatic.net. No reservation available by phone. They will be open again on the first week of June and they are fully dependent on obtaining permission from local and national authorities. Click the link below to read more about the future reservation regulations: Serres Séparées Reservations – How to …

An Open Letter To The Fashion Industry

Belgian fashion designer Dries Van Noten has offered a plan to transform the way the industry works after the Covid-19 pandemic caused very challenging situation to the fashion business. Together with Shira Sue Carmi – CEO of Altuzzara and Lane Crawford – President Andrew Keith, they decided to write an open letter to simplify how the fashion business work starting August 2020 by following the real season time on each season’s fashion delivery & sales on later period and also activating the sustainable supply chain & calendar. The open letter was published online on Tuesday, 12 May, 2020. This is the link of the Open Letter To The Fashion Industry that has been signed by fashion professionals. See who currently signed it here. Proenza Schoeller, Burberry, Jill Sander, Thom Browne, Australian Fashion Coucil, and British Council are among who currently signed it and counting. Here are some important statements in the “Open Letter To The Fashion Industry”:… – We agreed that the current environment although challenging, presents an opportunity for a fundamental and welcome change that will …

Empress Michiko to Empress Masako – Continuing The Imperial Sericulture

Empress Michiko has kept the sericulture activities alive in the palace for decades. 2019 was her last sericulture tasks and passed it on to Empress Masako this year. On Monday 11 May 2020, the palace held a ceremony called “Goyosan Hajime no Gi” to mark the opening of the year’s silk-farming activities in Momijiyama Imperial Cocoonery in Tokyo, Japan. And during the private ceremony, Empress Masako started feeding the silkworms type – Koishimaru, with the shredded mulberry leaves for the first time. The sericulture tradition was first  started in 1871 by Empress Sho Ken. Since then, the tradition has been passing on to the next generations until today. They usually grow many kinds of silkworms, but due to the Covid-19 situation, Koishimaru type is the only one they grow this year which produce soft and strong silk fabric. Continuing the palace sericulture: below is a video about Empress Michiko and her staff during the process of the silk cultivation – from growing mulberry trees and feeding silkworms in the palace to producing fine silk cloth …

Prince & The Revolution Is Back – Syracuse, United State

Prince and The Revolution concert will be digitally aired online for three days starting Thursday, 14 May 2020 at 7pm CST in Prince YouTube Channel, The Rolling Stones Magazine reported. The Prince Estate partnership with YouTube to host the three-day streaming event of the historic concert which had performed in Carriere Dome in Syracuse, New York – in March 30, 1985. Click here for the premiere concert link in Prince YouTube Channel:… Prince was a legendary flamboyant American singer with eclectic and funk music genders who won many international music awards. Below is the song “Around The World In A Day” by the Prince and The Revolution in 1985:…   For more information about Prince: Website: www.prince.com, YouTube Channel Prince, Instagram @prince, Facebook Prince, Spotify Prince, Apple Prince. Source: Rolling Stone Official Website, Prince Facebook Page, Prince YouTube Channel.

The StoDistante Installation – Vicchio, Italy

Caret Studio is based in Firenze, Italy. It is practitioner in architecture, urbanism, and research. Caret Studio team installed the gridded social-distancing called StoDistante in Piazza Giotto area in Vicchio, a town near Florence, Tuscany region, Italy. The white square shapes on the street floor are made of removable paints to mark 1,8 meter safe distance between people during Covid-19 social distancing. The StoDistante installation is a temporary solution for reactivating public spaces until the pandemic is over. Watch the short video about the StoDistante Project by Caret Studio in the Comune di Vicchio Facebook Page which had been aired in SkyTG24 TV News:…     Some images of the StoDistante installation from Dezeen and Comune Di Vicchio:… For more information about Caret Studio: Website http://www.caretstudio.eu – Instagram @caretstudio.eu – Facebook caretstudio.eu. Source: Comune Di Vicchio Facebook Page, Dezeen: Caret Studio Installed Gridded Docial Distancing, Caret Studio Instagram, Sky TG24 Italian TV Channel.

New Category + Lay Out

Maak Nu website adding a new category in the main menu: –Learning From The Masters- it is about short advice and tips on specific creative subjects from the creative professionals. So now the main menu has 3 categories. Maak Nu also has new lay out and fixed errors from previous website customization. Starting 15th of April 2020 each new post has more complete information about creative projects and professionals. No changes to: older posts from 2017, Inspirational Quote, and Music Inspiration.   Contact: hellomaaknu@gmail.com  . Best regards, Yu WG Kwee. Note: — Click on the title to view the post better —

Another Sky of Franchise Freedom – Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Studio Drift was founded by Dutch artists Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta in 2007. The latest project of Studio Drift was the Franchise Freedom with performative red heart light dedicated to healthcare workers. It was held on The Liberation Day in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, streamed live during the VDF Festival by Dezeen on May 6th, 2020. This is the 5th Franchise Freedom performance since 2017. According Studio Drift in their official website, the Franchise Freedom project was first premiered at Art Basel Miami in 2017, then above the IJ Amsterdam in August 2018, next one during the Burning Man Festival in Black Rock Desert in September 2018, and at NASA grounds as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the moon landing in 2019. The latest one was held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands this year. For the project preparation, they studied the natural flight patterns of starlings beforehand and translated them into software. Below you can watch all of the Franchise Freedom art performances from 2017 to 2020 in the Studio Drift YouTube Channel :… 2020 …

Scott Kelly – Surviving Our Isolation Like In Space

Scott Kelly, a former NASA astronaut, had experienced the One-Year Mission in International Space Station (with the former cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko from Russia). And he recently noticed that the life in space were similar to our self-isolation during the coronavirus pandemic. So he shared his advice on how to cope the isolation with CNN News. Surviving during the isolation: Life in space means living far away from our social life and being stuck in one place for a long time. Exactly same situation like we are having now. When he was living in space, Scott Kelly said it was important to frame his mind like this: “This is my reality and I’m gonna be here for a long time. I’m not sure how long, but someday this will be over”. And having a right expectation is going to be really important for helping people getting through this. Here is the CNN interview with Scott Kelly about Coping With Isolation :… Surviving The Isolation List from Scott Kelly: “Follow Schedules – Keep Consistent Bedtime – Go Outside …

The Prismatic Cloud – Tokyo, Japan

Tokujin Yoshioka is an award winning Japanese designer who created the famous rose gold Olympic 2020 torch. One of his other creations in 2020 is The Prismatic Cloud sculpture with 10 meter length and 15 meters height is now hanging in Ginza Six Tokyo, Japan. The artwork was first created in 2008, stretched across the Alley Centre in Houston, United States, as its permanent installation art collection with more than 17.000 colorless prismatic rods. Tokujin Yoshioka said: “The Prismatic Cloud is a work to express the formless light and the cloud-like sculpture of light awakens us to the perception of natural energy”. In Ginza Six, the clouds contains 10.000 acrylic prismatic rods in 400 square-meter space. Watch the short video below from the YouTube Channel of Ginza Six :… The Prismatic Clouds also known as The Invisibles combined Tokuji’s transparent furnitures in the Kartell Gallery 2010 exhibition:… Here are images of the Prismatic Clouds and The Invisibles throughout the years:… For more information about Tokujin Yoshioka: Website www.tokujin.com – Instagram @tokujin_yoshioka – Facebook TokujinYoshioka – YouTube Channel  Tokujin …

Tokujin Yoshioka – Making Practical Face Shield

Tokujin Yoshioka, a Japanese creator of Olympic torch, shared his “Easy To Make Face Shield” in his YouTube Channel: Tokujin Yoshioka Design. His simple and practical method is easy to follow for the medical staffs who run out of safe protective gears in hospitals. Making the practical face shield: be ready with a paper, plastic, your eyeglasses, scissor, and cutter. Take wider measurement of the overall width of the eyeglasses’ frames (left to right). Below is his short tutorial video:… Here are the step by step images of the Tokujin Yoshioda’s Easy To Make Face Shield from his short video above:… For more information about Tokujin Yoshioka: Official Website http://www.tokujin.com – YouTube Channel Tokujin Yoshioka Design – Facebook Tokujin Yoshioka. Sources: Tokujin Yoshioka Official Website , and Tokujin Yoshioka Design YouTube channel.

The Anxiety Of Isolating – Seoul, South Korea

Daehyun Kim, a Seoul base illustration artist expressed his creativity with his well-known black and white “Moonassi” (a character with no face expression, wearing a black long leotard) towards the feeling of isolation during the Covid-19 stay at home. Through his 7 drawings and notes about “The Anxiety Of Isolation” in New York Times news online, he described his feeling about good old memories with friends, mixed feelings, and activities at home during the isolation. Below you can see a few of Kim’s corona virus diary drawings published in New York Times on Thursday, 7th May 2020:… Below you can watch on the process of making the “Moonassi” from Daehyun Kim’s YouTube channel:… Daehyun Kim has been illustrating “Moonassi”, a young Buddha lookalike character with no face expression, wearing a black long leotard. The character expressing a sensitive yet beautiful modern meditation with surreal image story about souls, attitudes, and feelings. For more info about Daehyun Kim: – Website http://www.moonassi.com – Instagram @moonothing – YouTube Channel Daehyun Kim . Source: New York Times: The Anxiety of Isolation …

John Mayer & No I.D. – Making of The “New Light” Song

American DJ No I.D. and singer -songwriter John Mayer, teamed up on the making of the song “New Light” in 2018. The song also got instrument contributions from drummer Aaron Sterling and musician Pino Palladino. In Electric Lady Studio NYC, John who also take part in Dead Company band, shared with us the process inside the making of the song in order track by track. Making of New Light: He shared with us the “New Light” song development from just a short loop to a complete track, cooler beats, and lyrics. He also gave tips about vocal and music backgrounds. There are many instruments involved from linn drum machine, live drum, guitar, and then linn drum shaker that presented in the right timing along the track producing modern 80’s track from just a wavy Hawaiian loop. In this 8-minutes short video below, you can listen and understand the “New Light” song making process:… For more information about John Mayer and No I.D. :… John Mayer: Official Website http://www.johnmayer.com – YouTube Channel John Mayer – Instagram @johnmayer – …

Bong Joon Ho – Directing The Parasites Movie

Bong Joon Ho, a South Korean film director and script-writer of the award winning movie Parasite. The movie has won many awards as Best Director,  in both Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Awards in 2019. Directing a movie: Here the film director not only talked about his Parasite movie, but also about his viewpoints in his other movies and Western ones. When he was writing script of a true story movie, he constantly thought about a situation in certain period of a year and communicated with the detectives, the journalists, and the community of the town where the main character once lived. And as a film maker, it is also important to think about the detailed personality and image references of the main character, also how the camera and the character move in front of it. He also explained the important thing is understanding the relationships between the characters in a movie, especially the Parasites. In the whole session, he talked about moments while making movies, writing scripts, translating imagination into the screen, managing …

Traditional Silk Marbling – Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto Marble workshop (dye company for silk and polyester) is run by the Nose family in Kyoto, Japan for decades. The family business, managed by Moriyoshi Nose – the son in law, and his family members has been keeping the traditional silk marbling alive. Using starch they make various patterns and manually cut the shapes then put them on rolling machine to print the fabrics. They have worked together with many fashion designers including Hermēs. Below you can see the traditional process of the silk marbling which has been improved for decades in the Kyoto Marble workshop and its collaboration with Hermēs in YouTube channels of Great Big Stories and Hermēs: … Below are some images of the Nose family and their silk marbling results in the Kyoto Marble workshop:… For more info about the Kyoto Marble: Website http://www.kyotomarble.com – Webshop Pas Deux Pareils:  http://www.marbleprint.shop-pro.jp and Instragram @kyotomarble_official . Sources: Kyoto Marble Official Website , Instagram @kyotomarble , Hermēs YouTube Channel , and Great Big Stories YouTube Channel

Itzhak Perlman – Holding The Bow Grip Of A Violin

Itzhak Perlman, an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and music teacher, teaching us about the technique of holding the bow grip of a violin right. He is quite active in social media, making short performances, jokes, and giving advices about playing a violin as a senior violinist at home, or even in his kitchen. Holding the bow grip: it starts with holding a bow grip right to help us producing the right sounds when we play our violin. Pay attention about the fingers position, have nice space in between the fingers on the lower part of the bow grip. And the wrist should be flexible. Also there are tips about point of contact between the grip and the violin. Below is the short video of – Itzhak on Bow Grip – in his YouTube channel Itzhak Perlman:… This is an image on how he holds his bow grip:… For more info about Itzhak Perlman: Website http://www.itzhakperlman.com  – Facebook itzhakperlmanofficial – Instagram @itzhakperlman . Source: Itzhak Perlman YouTube channel.

Cindy Crawford & Kaia Gerber – Working As Fashion Model

Cindy Crawford and her daughter Kaia Gerber, both are fashion models. They shared tips and their experiences working in the fashion modelling industry. Working as fashion model: one of the important tips by Cindy as a senior model is that if you pose as a fashion cover that focus only your face expression, you got to have a thought (whatever it is) whenever you look at the camera, not just a blank one. Kaia also shared on how important for everybody to feel comfortable during the photoshoot process. And also Cindy’s experience as a 90’s model being in the middle of technology transformation from manual cameras to the digital one with different way of work as a model. Below is the complete Forces of Fashion talk session by Vogue featuring Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber in Vogue YouTube Channel:… For more fashion model info about:… Cindy Crawford: Website http://www.cindy.com – Twitter @CindyCrawford  – Facebook CindyCrawford – Instagram @cindycrawford . Kaia Gerber: Twitter @KaiaGerber – Facebook kaiagerber – Instagram @kaiagerber. Source: Vogue YouTube channel .

Roland Mouret – Draping A Dress

Roland Mouret, a fashion designer known as the Master of The Silhouette in fashion industry introduces us into the art of draping a dress. His short introduction to the dress draping technique is clear and practical through his demo. Draping a dress: start with the right shape of a skirt first (lower body part) then draping the top part. Following the body curves, he naturally put a piece of cloth and drape it artistically on the mannequin to reveal the body shape.  He amazingly the transform the bust dart manipulations into asymetric folds from the centre front to the right shoulder and reveal the upper body shape. The body of a woman is the final touch of a dress, before that a dress should not be called finish, he said. You can see the short draping process of a certain dress model in btoken white muslin and also the result in the fabric chosen. Addition information from Maak Nu: What are darts? They are the excess area on clothing pattern or garment which are closed, …

Paint With Yarns – Savannah, United States

Trish Andersen is a textile artist from Dalton, Georgia – a carpet city of the world. She uses a tufting gun to create extraordinary art on rugs with her rich and colourful yarns. She is now living and working in Savannah, GA. Below you can watch Trish Andersen creating art using tufting gun on rugs in Art Insider – YouTube channel: … Here are images of Trish Andersen’s past creations and inside her studio:… For more info about Trish Andersen: Website http://www.trishandersenstudio.com and Instagram page: @trishnandersenart . Sources: Trish Andersen Studio Official Website ,  Instagram of Trish Andersen , and Art Insider – YouTube Channel.

Mission Cambio – London, United Kingdom

Formafantasma, Italian designers duo based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, did an investigation, missioned by the Serpentine Galleries in London, called Cambio – on extraction, production and distribution of wood products, commissioned by Serpentine Galleries in London, UK. Designers of Formafantasma who describe themselves as a bridge between craft, industry, object, and user, said: “Every tree was cut according to the need of our consumption, how far we can protect the life of trees”. Below they explain further on the Cambio in Serpentine Galleries YouTube Channel :…   An interview in Serpentine Sackle Gallery posted in Dezeen YouTube Channel about discussion with Formafantasma on Cambio:… Here are some images from the Cambio exhibition by Formafantasma in Serpentine Galleries:… For more information about Formafantasma, Cambio, and Serpentine Galleries:… Formafantasma: Website http://www.formafantasma.com – Instagram @formafantasma – Facebook StudioFormafantasma – Twitter @formafantasma . Cambio: Website Cambio.website – Exhibition Info Cambio in Serpentine Galleries . Serpentine Galleries: Website http://www.serpentinegalleries.org , YouTube Channel Serpentine Galleries – Instagram @serpentineuk – Facebook SerpentineGalleries – Twitter @SerpentineUK. Sources: Formafantasma Official Website , Serpentine Galleries Official Website , Dezeen YouTube Channel  , and Cambio Official Website.

The Occidental Artisan – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Sebastian Brajkovic is a Dutch designer who are known for his sculptural furniture pieces. He transforms and mutates archetypal shapes into new forms using contemporary technologies. His “The Occidental Artisan” collection in 2019, he uses elegant distortion, colors, and hand-embroidery in furnitures with the touch of rawness and beautiful surreal design in the chandelier: Below are some images from recent collection of Sebastian Brajkovic in David Gill Gallery and his past collections:… For further info about Sebastian Brajkovic: Website http://www.sebastianbrajkovic.com – Instagram @sebastianbrajkovic . Sources: Sebastian Brajkovic Official  and Gill Gallery YouTube channel.

The Berlin Phil Series – Berlin, Germany

During stay at home days, the Berliner Philharmoniker invites us to visit its online concert. In its website of digital concert hall, you can watch Live-Stream  of the Berlin Phil’s concerts from your home on Saturdaye at 7pm (CET). The next digital concert will be held on Saturday, 25 April 2020. Here is the Schedules of The Berlin Phil Series live-streams. How it works: you can register online and allows you to access the free playlist, interviews, education programs, and listen to a concert recording. Or you can also have the subscription or ticket vouchers to access unlimited live broadcasts and concerts. In a limited time period, there is a free pass (temporary offer only) when all people self-isolating at home. Below is their latest introduction about Berlin Phil Series during Covid-19:… For more info about Berlin Philharmoniker and their digital concert hall: Website http://www.digitalconcerthall.com – Website http://www.berliner-philharmoniker.de – YouTube Channel Berliner Philharmoniker , Instagram @berlinphil – Facebook BerlinPhil – Twitter @BerlinPhil . Source: Digital Concert Hall Official Website , Berlin Philharmoniker YouTube channel .