The Wave Shelf By Studio Lorier Can Change Its Shape

The Wave Shelf By Studio Lorier Can Change Its Shape

Studio Lorier have designed a new wood bookshelf named ‘Wave’, whose shape is completely customizable. The design of the bookshelf allows for each separate layer of the shelf to be moved independently. Continue reading »

DROID Lamp, A Retro Robotic Shape

DROID Lamp, A Retro Robotic Shape

Remember being a child and having the freedom to imagine life in outer space? To play pretend games with robots and other planets? To escape into a world unknown? Continue reading »

“Shape Shifting Birds”: Photographer Captures Stunning Photos Of The Murmurations Of Starlings

"Shape Shifting Birds": Photographer Captures Stunning Photos Of The Murmurations Of Starlings
Amir Cohen/Reuters

Breathtaking murmurations of dark, shifting shapes fill the skies of southern Israel and surrounding areas in winter. The starlings fly from Russia and Eastern Europe to spend winter in the Middle East. This photo of a murmuration taken by Reuters photographer Amir Cohen has taken on the shape of a sperm whale. Continue reading »

See How The Shape Of The ‘Perfect’ Body Has Changed Over The Last 100 Years

See How The Shape Of The ‘Perfect’ Body Has Changed Over The Last 100 Years

Over the last 100 years, the women we consider to be sex symbols have had a huge variety of body shapes. Check out this decade-by-decade description of what people considered to be a “hot body.” Continue reading »

Book Of Shadows: 2D Shape Cutouts Cast Silhouettes On Pages

Book Of Shadows: 2D Shape Cutouts Cast Silhouettes On Pages

A children’s book with an interactive twist, Motion Silhouette engages readers through pop-up pieces that require lighting to animate shadow pictures on each page. The idea is to add elements of manual animation that are necessarily subjective – each person will hold, turn and highlight the cutouts in different ways. Continue reading »

This Wall Clock Changes Shape When You Walk Around It

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Inspired by motion capture techniques used in movies such as Lord Of The Rings and Avatar, designer J.P. Meulendijks has created a wall clock for Plankton, that appears to change shape when looked at from different angles. When you have a closer look, you can see that the numbers on the clock face area made up of little white balls that ‘float’ at different heights. When you move around the clock, for example side to side, the numbers dissolve and transform into different shapes resulting in an optical illusion, and making the clock appear more as a piece of art than a device to tell time. Continue reading »

This Mural Changes Shape As You Walk Through It

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Italian urban artists Truly Design, were commissioned to paint a mural inside the headquarters of the VF Corporation in Switzerland. The mural, named SPACE ODDITY, is a large circular anamorphic painting, that appears to change shape and perspective as you walk through it, and look at it from different angles. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Shape of a Heart

Photo of the Day: Shape of a Heart

Shape of a heart is made using the reflection of an amphitheater in the center of London, on July 25, 2013. Known as “The Scoop”, the site attracts people who like to have lunch outdoors. (Leon Neal/AFP Photo)