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Jose Mertz is my hero March 20, 2007

Filed under: art,painting,Uncategorized — clockworkbird @ 11:15 pm

This guy has a really unique and wonderful style. Super impressed.


Thomas Heatherwick March 6, 2007

Filed under: architecture,art — clockworkbird @ 9:18 pm

Thomas Heatherwick is an amazing artist and architect. He has some of the most innovative stuff I seen in a long, long time.

WIRED has a nice article on him:

To create this outdoor sculpture at the Wellcome Trust in London, Heatherwick first made a 2-inch-long blob by pouring molten metal into water.

The three-story staircase, made from 55 tons of hot-rolled steel, arrived at Longchamp’s new SoHo boutique prebuilt, ready for installation. Acrylic-like PETG (polyethylene terephthalate glycol) panels based on aerospace windshields hang from the handrails.