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by / October 21, 2006

This week's MoCo picks.

+ Michael Ianonne of Ianonne:Sanderson shows us how his eco-sideboard Signature 2.0 is made - part of a three part documentary on THTV: How to Throw an Eco Party.

+ Richard Woods' art at Paul Smith's NYC flagship store and Stephen Reed & Alistair Willmott's Wordplay Installation @ Apartment Therapy.

+ Alex Carpenter's Drop Dead Rug, mimics the shape "of an unfortunate soul which may have come to pass right there on your living room floor with their silhouette remaining as evidence" @ Cool Hunting.

+ Daan Roosegaarde's cardboard "Variants are a computer generated series of sculptures which varies from reading cocoon to high-density bookcase.". "Deftly hand-constructed out of recycled cardboard, the curious constructions were initially conceived at AKI art academy in Enschede where Roosegaarde studied sculpture" @ Inhabitat.

+ Hiroki Takada's polycarbonate Diamond Light via storm from the east.

+ Contraforma's plywood Kur Di Ka rocking chair featuring "point-to-point linear rocking" @ Core77. "Your body feels a chair... You lean back and expect stability... but you feel motion. A classic design in the futuristic style..."

+ Designer Ola Wihlborgs' powder coated steel Code basket. Via Hemfeber.

+ Pkolino's Klick desk set for kids, "With the works conveniently stored under the seat the entire unit closes to cleverly minimize, and thus maximize the home aesthetic.". Via Cribcandy.

+ Christina Angliker's tape measure Measuring Light. Via RESETDESIGN.

+ Helen Waites' fake riches cabinet "allows you to turn everyday white plates into antiques, which emit feelings of grandure and self accomplishment, giving you a sense of worth". Via pan-dan.

+ Olivier Droillard's tables and wall-hangings "made up of a modular system of boxes" and Deadly Squire's "tv screen painted like the black birds fabric (which played a video of birds squawking that was echoed on the loudspeakers)" seen at Converter @ design*sponge.

+ Design mag icon launches onoffice, "onoffice takes a brand new view on the world of workplace design. All things office come under the onoffice microscope, from cutting-edge interior projects through technology and products to real human issues.". There are several videos on the website, including a 100% Design Report. Via aptbroadcast.

+ Artist Susumu Shingu's mobile/ water sculpture for Teuco, Natura(L)mente, is featured in a video on designrepublic (in Italian).

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