Rafa Jenn is at it again, this print entitled ‘Ceci n’est pas de l’art‘, or in English, this is not art. Gold fleck on heavy-weight archival paper. Signed and numbered by the artist, limited to 36 pieces and $39.
Gulp. Gorgeous. This Titanium M9 by Walter de’Silva is wish list material.
A camera spawned out of the engineering know-how of design teams like that of Audi, chief Audi designer, Walter de’Silva fathers the Leica M9 Titanium. Breeding only 500 Units, everything from the solid titanium, sapphire-crystal glass coatings, premium leather, and LED lights are materials used in the manufacture of their stored cars.
It doesn’t entirely make sense to me why Jeff Koons painted over the already special unique black paint Aston Martin used on this particular DBS, but I still like it. It’s sort of like lollipop land meets James Bond. I’m sure we’ll see this go at auction for an obscene amount (worth it, surely) in only a matter of time. Via Luxist
Sexy Paul Smith x Burton snowboard. But how does it ride? I guess I’ll have to find out.
Inspired by Warhol’s unconventional representation of icons, and the playful use of codes and colour in his work, Dom Pérignon commissioned the Design Laboratory at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art & Design to reinterpret its timeless bottle. The result is a unique collection of three bottles, each with its distinct label in red, blue or yellow, paying homage to Warhol’s iconic colour games.
The Vader Project features 100 Darth Vader Helmets re-imagined by today’s most notable artists. Pretty sweet.
In July, The Vader Project travels to Freeman’s Auctioneers and Appraisers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the final opportunity to view the helmets in person before they are sold at auction. The Freeman’s Auction will take place July 10, 2010 at Freeman’s Auction House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania preceded by a 5-day exhibition there July 5-9.
The Vader Project will be at Freeman’s Los Angeles Auction Preview Exhibition. On View: June 12 – 20, 2010 Noon-6pm at 6812 Melrose AvenueLos Angeles, California
Some fun limited-edition shirts from UK based designer-illustrator extraordinaire Nick Deakin.