Loris Cecchini's Wallwave Vibrations

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 15, 2015
Italian artist Loris Cecchini's sculptures from his "Wallwave Vibrations" series seem to pulsate or vibrate out of the wall. Of the work he says, "In my most recent sculptures...one loses the element of the object proper. The concern for alteration is concerned more particularly with the physical manifestation of the vibrations, expressed each time with different frequencies and intensities, wherein the visual pattern becomes “echo” of a phenomenon like a succession of waves on a liquid surface. In this direction it is as if the architecture, or a portion of it, is modified by the relationship between the sculpture and the wall."  

A'Design Award: Interior Space, Retail and Exhibition Design

Design // Monday, January 05, 2015
Welcome back to your regularly scheduled Juxtapoz.com, and happy new year. This is our last post looking at some of our favorite categories in the A'Design Awards, the Worlds' largest annual juried design competition that honors best designers, architects, and design oriented companies worldwide to provide them publicity, fame and recognition. Today, we look at interior space design, for offices, retails and exhibition design.

Installations by Jee Young Lee

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Korean artist Jee Young Lee creates beautiful dreamscapes in her Seoul studio space. Constructing every last detail by hand, she perfectly composes everything for a photograph, a self portrait of sorts that gives us insight into her vibrant imagination.

Olafur Eliasson "Contact" @ Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 16, 2014
DesignBoom and photographer Iwan Baan have some really beautiful imagery from Olafur Eliasson's Contact installations and exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris that opens this week. Olafur is one of the world's great "experiential" artists, creating experiences and atmosphere that is almost never matched by other installation artists. 

Juxtapoz @ Scope Miami Beach 2014: Cleon Peterson, Grotesk, and more

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine has enjoyed the entirety of 2014 celebrating our 20th anniversary as a print publication. From a massive group show at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC in the Spring, to a surfboard charity auction in San Diego, to publishing two new book titles, Psychedelic and Hyperreal, as well as countless special features in the magazine, we are proud to have paid homage to our past, present and future. Now, in partnership with our friends at SCOPE Miami Beach 2014, we present a series of galleries that epitomize the most dynamic and cutting-edge contemporary art in the world today. It is safe to say we are gratified to close out this 20th year with one of our most ambitious projects to date. Our installation dates will run the entirety of Scope Miami Beach 2014, December 2—7, 2014.

London's Covent Garden Market Building is Floating in the Air

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 20, 2014
If you've visited London recently and walked by Covent Garden's 180-year old market building, you may have noticed that it has seemingly broken free and floated into the air. Well, blame Alex Chinneck. The installation, "Take My Lightning but Don't Steel My Thunder" is an illusion that makes its seem as though the 40-foot-long building is floating 10 feet into the air.

Exhibit:Growth @ Director Park in Portland, OR

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Umpqua Bank’s experiential event Exhibit:Growth is an interactive exploration of human potential that takes visitors on a transformative emotional journey. Using large-scale, motionactivated digital technology, the work invites visitors to embark on a journey of personal discovery while demonstrating the power and beauty of collective experience. Known for their distinctive approach to personal and community experience, Umpqua Bank commissioned award-winning digital artists to bring their vision to life. 

Tape Installation @ Palais de Tokyo

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Vienna-based design collective Numen/For Use has a new installation up at Palais de Tokyo using tape and transparent film to create a organism-like structure above the heads of the gallery goers. The show, titled Inside, will be up until January 2015.

Momentum by United Visual Artists

Design // Friday, October 24, 2014
"Momentum" was a beautifully documented and executed project by United Visual Artists that was presented at London's Barbican Art Gallery earlier this year. From UVA, "Coinciding with their 10th anniversary, UVA present Momentum, an immersive installation that combines light, sound and movement. Drawing on physics and digital technology, UVA are turning the Curve into a spatial instrument, installing a sequence of pendulum-like elements throughout the 90 metre long gallery to create an evolving composition of light and sound. . . "

Madrid Apartment Transformed by Cutting Spheres into the Walls

Design // Monday, October 20, 2014
Spanish architecture firm Churtichaga Quadra-Salcedo transformed an apartment in Madrid into a shared workspace by cutting cones and spheres into the walls. Developed with Sketchup, the inspiration came from the art of Gordon Matta Clark.