Children of The Moon

Khyari (10), looks down the hall to check that the front door of the house is closed, so as not to be exposed to sunlight.

Xeroderma Pigmentosum, or XP, is a genetic disorder that affects the ability of skin cells to repair the damage done by ultraviolet (UV) light. This means that UV light can easily cause burns, cancers, and other skin malignancies. Continue reading

Moon Lunar Globe

MOON is a lunar globe designed by Kudu and Oscar Lhermitte, paying respect to the accurate topography of the Moon. Helped by algorithms, a ring of LED light follow on real-time the cycles of the Moon and lights up its right side. This project uses as ressource the latest NASA datas and its program Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and the advanced expertise of the two designers, in electronic/mechanism engineering and molding. Continue reading

The Red String of Fate

There’s an old story in Chinese folklore about a magical connection between two people that are destined to be soul mates, called ‘the red string of fate’.

It’s not the kind of connection we’re used to thinking of, where you fall in love with your soul mate and feel an intense connection to them. Continue reading

Handmade Kraft Paper Animations

liang-1From time to time we love to stop and marvel at the mathematical wizardry of artists and designers who make GIFs with code, but Sydney-based illustrator Nancy Liang takes an old-school approach with her imaginative scenes made almost entirely by hand. There isn’t a single element in her animations that doesn’t begin as a physical drawing or object. Liang works mostly with kraft paper cutouts and pencil drawings, all of which is carefully planned in copious sketches before each element is scanned and animated in photoshop. Continue reading