Art and Design
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Designer Alice Wang likes exploring the darker side of human nature, and with this installation of quirky, bizzare one-off chairs, it's evident she's also got a healthy sense of humor.
She claims that though the function of every day objects remains essentially stable, our relationships to them shift with the evolution of culture, and so why not have that reflected?
Good news for those who have always wanted to wear a pair of pants that detect your every move. According to scientists at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the smart technology will soon be integrated right into the fabric of fashion items.
Perfectly timed with the recession and decreased spending, come the world's most expensive jeans, by artist Damien Hirst. Through a partnership with Levis, Hirst created these jeans as a form of wearable art; but at their cost, I'd be afraid to leave the house in them, or maybe that's just because of their unique fashion statement.
No. You're kidding, right? You think that boomers are going to squat on a toilet?
The designers of Go With The Flo, from Arizona State University (ASU) Design School, say that their squat toilet is a toilet concept for baby boomers to help them get Yoga exercise. Not this boomer!