Official music video of Ólafur Arnalds - Ljósið, this stunning animation is directed by by Esteban Diácono, and though it may look simple, the combination of the colours, syncing of the trail of smoke, and the light/beautiful music, really puts you in sweet serenity. Let yourself feel on this one.… Continue
Using his own set of unique tools and no computer animation, TCB (or Twin Cities Bright) creates incredible light art that will blow you away. His light force fields seem other-worldly and his graffiti is for these modern times. TCB combines photography, graphic…
If artists have secret gifts than Armsrock knows how to summon old souls. Late at night he calls them into the city, asking them to show their true selves. How does Armsrock really bring these mysterious figures to life? They are created with a series of 18 x 18 cm photo-slides, which had been developed black and then etched with an etching needle. The slides…
Dutch artist Paula Arntzen is an incredibly skilled paper artist. Only after countless hours of studying and observing the special characteristics of paper was she able to create these contemporary light sculptures. All of these were entirely handcrafted before being screen-printed with fluorescent ink. The results are stunning!…
Light by Marcus Tremonto. Tremonto constantly strives to make light more than just a functional object. He is succeeding quite brilliantly. He combines conventional materials with the less conventional electro-luminescence. Creating 3-D chandeliers, tables and wall hangings. Enjoy the lightworks.…
Primal Source light projection show by Usman Haque. Watch the vid. The way the light shows, depends on the primal noises made by the onlookers...very funny. This was held last year. Just now stumbled upon it. Has anyone here been at the actual show? What did you think?
What happens when a beam of light travels through transparent textured materials? If you are Alan Jaras (or Reciprocity on Flickr), you can make it refract into a gorgeous array of colors. Bridging the gap between art and science, Jaras bends, twists and turns light...like you've never seen.…
In 1949, Gjon Mili went to take some photos to Picasso in his study for LIFE magazine, while this happened Mili show him a few of her photos of ice-skaters with tiny lights on their shoes and the effect that this created. Picasso was charmed with this technique and decided to grab a lantern and make his own creations, maybe the quickest and ephemeral of his life.
A few months ago LIFE magazine publish the complete set of this images… Continue
Elina Aalto's cityscape blinds come in four city flavors; Paris, Tokyo, Helsinki and Stockholm. A series of perforated black out roller blinds.
Light seeps in through the small cut out holes creating an image of a city by night. The cut-outs represent the light in the windows of apartment buildings and office complexes in the city. The images represent a selection of cities that Elina… Continue
I love the creativity and energy behind Scabetti's ocean inspired "Shoal" light. A mass of fine bone china fish carrying delicate sculpted detail, circle a central beam of light, creating a captivating cylindrical form. Each fish is lit not only by reflected light from its neighbors but also from within, with the light passing through the delicate translucent china… Continue
Light streams is the effect moving light and other objects create when shot with a long or extended exposure time. In this set of photos, we see colorful light turned into art - where our reality is turned inside out as we see light as never before.… Continue
Please excuse me but I'm on a major design kick today. This beautiful lotus tea light holder from Singapore's Trine captures my attention for many reasons.
First the symbolism:
"Inspired by the beauty and resilience of a lotus flower blossom, the structure of the candleholder comprises of three rings of petals. The intricate patterns on each ring of petals features one type of traditional… Continue
Matt Carr knows the way to my heart! His "Can't Get Enough" art installation is made out of tube lights, that are bent into the shape of the words, and hanging lenses. The most romantic part? When you use a lens you can see that each individual light bulb glows like a shape of a heart.…
This is not a trick or Photoshop manipulation. The "light bulb" floats in midair and can remain on for years without any physical contact, charging, or batteries. It consumes less than half the power of an incandescent bulb.
Here is the video.
If you must know - The bulb and the casing contain hidden circuitry that uses electromagnetic feedback to levitate the bulb roughly 2.5″ from the… Continue
Added by PANDA JU on January 27, 2009 at 1:41am —