Posts tagged art.
Bethan Laura Wood: Stain
Stain is a set of a teacups designed to improve through use. This project examines the assumption that use is damaging to a product, for example, scratches on an iPod).
The interior surface of the cup is treated so as to stain more in predetermined places. The more the cups are used, the more the pattern is revealed. Over time they will build up an individual pattern dependent on the users personal way of drinking tea.
He followed me to the Folklife Festival, Mom! Can I keep him?
As part of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Hungarian artist Gábor Miklós Szőke created this massive sculpture of a Puli dog—a herding dog from Hungary.
More about the sculpture: http://s.si.edu/14Onl8c
More about the festival: http://s.si.edu/18wzODg