LED Light Tubes That Seem To Never End

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The artwork of Hans Kotter is decidedly centered around light.  Here Kotter creates tubes of lights that appear to stretch on infinitely into the wall.  He uses color changing LED lights that shine behind a warped one way mirror.  The backing mirror then duplicates the LED lights infinitely.  Kotter’s piece are continually changing as the color of the lights gradually shift and as the viewer moves about the room.  Though technically constructed from Plexiglas, mirrors, and diodes, it is really the light endlessly bouncing between the mirrors that compose Kotter’s work.

Sculptures That Seem To Extend Infinitely

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Artist Ivan Navarro is known for his work with neon and fluorescent lighting.  Using the lights in with a one-way mirror and a regular mirror Navarro’s sculpture to extend endlessly.  They appear to extend on into infinite darkness, adding a weighty metaphorical layer to his artwork.  His work conveys a certain uneasiness with each pieces ambiguous text, which exacerbated by the visual abyss.  ”There is a certain amount of fear in my pieces”, he has appropriately said.  ”I make spaces in a fictional way to deal with my own psychological anxiety.”

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Mirror Shard Sculptures And Performance By Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen

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Superstition aside, these sculptures made from shards of mirrors were created by artist Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen.  If you look at the photographs carefully, in addition to the sculptures a person in a similar mirror-suit moves throughout the gallery.  The gallery also projects a video for this exhibit featuring  a person in this mirror-suit moving through commercial spaces in South East Asia and Denmark.  It is interesting noticing the virtually  universal nature of mannequins.  Rasmussen brings out that they allow us to imagine the way clothes will look on us, but on a deeper level we project what we want to be on them.  Similarly, these sculptures literally reflect those gazing at them.   [via]

The Wildly Warped Sculptures of Jonty Hurwitz

Much of the work of Jonty Hurwitz plays with perspective.  This is perhaps most obvious in the art pictured here.  Hurwitz creates severely warped sculptures that are snapped back to shape in the reflection of a cylindrical mirror.  He does this by scanning objects, digitally manipulating them, and fabricating the digital models.  This explanation, though, is extremely simplistic.  On his process, Hurwitz says:

“I usually start by expressing a concept using mathematical tools, often involving billions of calculations and many months of preparation. I then explore ways to manifest these formulae in the physical world.” [via]

Sweden’s Tree Hotels

Swedish designers and architects have taken the fad of adult tree house building and made it extraordinarily Swedish in the best way possible at the Tree Hotel. Mirror houses, UFOs with star-print sheets, giant bird nests; these exist in real life. What a wonderful world.( via )

Design Month: Atelier Pfister

A successful piece of furniture is timeless. It simultaneously looks brand new and like it’s existed forever. Atelier Pfister’s pieces have that quality. After the jump you can see more of our favorite pieces.