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QBracelet Electronic Jewelry Charges Your Smartphone And Tablet


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Fashion meets function with the QBracelet, a lightweight unisex jewelry piece developed by new york-based Q design studio that has the ability to charge smartphones and other electronics. The wearable piece of technology enables users to plug-in their devices directly to the QBracelet via an attachment that lies within the bracelet’s clasp. Once connected, the smart-jewelry offers a charge of approximately 60% thanks to its built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery. The electronic wrist-band is available in brushed and matte black, polished and matte silver and polished gold, and comes is in two configurations; micro-USB for android or similar devices, and an apple lightning connector version for iOS devices. The QBracelet is now available for pre-order and will be shipping later this year.

 

 

Marc Fichou


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Marc Fichou is folding sharks, birds, foxes and all kinds of other animals out of a colored, squared paper. His intention is to create a piece where the image cannot be separated from its referent. This naturally led him towards origami because of the reversible character of its folding process: each can be unfolded back to its initial two-dimensional square, and in so doing retain the physical marks of its creases. The final piece is an unfolded photograph, where folds in the picture blend with the real folds, thus blurring the line between image and matter.

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Visual Sound.


Pratt student Suhyun Kim is quite concerned about the deaf folks and wants them to enjoy technology as much as we do. Her Visual Sound is a mobile phone for the hearing impaired that converts voice input to text and text input to voice. The design features two handy pillars that scroll sideways to expose the roll-out display. To communicate, the impaired person feeds in the text onto the touchscreen display, which gets converted to voice simulation for the person on the other end of the phone and vice versa.  The only drawback that I foresee is the time taken to input the text and converting it to sound. It may deter long distance calls, but on the flipside any form of communication is better than being mum.

Avantgarde Artworks By Maxime Quoilin.


Interesting, beautiful and qualitive artwork were created a Belgian graphic designer – Maxime Quoilin. Black and white colors and detailed specification add a special charm to them. That is the opinion Maxime Quoilin about his creations: “By giving these artworks a more technical but also more meaningful research and execution, avantgarde represents my modest attempt at taking a step forward as a graphic designer and as an artist”.

The Illest Paper Cuts.


Peter Callesen thrives on creating art from paper, rather on it. Using paper only as a source, he creates beautiful sculptural works. Each work is made by cutting out one sheet of paper, and using the removed scraps to create figures, buildings, and other objects. His work ranges from 2D to 3D. These sheets range from small a4 size or as big as 7m by 5m. The materialization of a flat piece of paper becomes a magical process for him. Callesen’s  interest grows while the possibilities as practically endless.

Peter Callesen was born in Denmark, 1967. He attended Goldsmiths College in London, as well as other Art & Architecture schools. Currently Peter hosts many exhibitions showcasing his incredible work. While judging his crafts, you start to see all of the challenges he faced midway through. Think about how he planned things out, and how easy it is to mess up the whole piece if you miss-judge the cutting process. Peter explains that he themes his works based on classical fairy tales, personal interests, and past memories. This shows a great dedication he caters to each and everyone of his works.

The Kiki De Montparnasse Chess Set.


Kiki de Montparnasse and aruliden have collaborated in the creation of a uniquely luxurious chess set that combines strategy and sensuality.  The exquisite set is made of the highest quality materials. Thirty-two individual pieces with matte and gloss finishes hold court on a handmade walnut game board.  Each playing piece has a hidden function.

What if I tell you that the pieces are actually vibrating?  This chess set is a uniquely luxurious product, reminding us that truly fulfilling intimate experiences are enhanced and designed with in the mind.  Priced at $10,000 if you playing for money, you BETTER win.

The Perrelet Turbine Poker Watch.


I’m a huge watch person, and although I put ton’s of wrist pieces up on the blog,  the Perrelet Turbine Poker watch is one I know for sure I’ll have in my collection quite soon.  This is a piece which makes very clever use of the brands aeronautical-inspired 12 blade double rotor dial.  A selection of cards are hidden beneath the rotor blades which constantly revolves thus obscuring the cards which will not be revealed until the rotor stops.  Perrelet offers three dial options featuring different card hands. The case is in DLC coated stainless steel and has a rubber strap.  Movement is the Swiss automatic Perrelet caliber P-181 with double rotor, exclusive to the brand. Retail price for the time piece starts at $6,000 USD.

The Auto-Ink Machine.


Chris Eckert (San Jose, California) the artist who created the Auto-Ink machine must be a very trusting guy.  One of the first things someone said when we came across the pictures of this machine was “I don’t trust it.”, and it does look a bit odd.  But after seeing the video below and reading about the basis of the machine, I did have a bit more ‘faith’.

Auto Ink is a three axis numerically controlled sculpture. Once the main switch is triggered, the operator is assigned a religion and it’s corresponding symbol is tattooed onto the person’s arm. The operator does not have control over the assigned symbol. It is assigned either randomly or through divine intervention, depending on your personal beliefs.

Luckily right now it’s set up with a pen, not a real tattoo gun.

Amazing Paint-Spill Painting.


Paintings can take many different shapes and styles, but spill paintings are among some of the oddest.  This unique style of painting simply involves dripping large amounts of paint onto a structure, and watching the natural flow of the paint create the rest.  Check out a video of this amazing art form below.