What is good light? Olafur gives his thoughts on the question in the latest issue of Wallpaper.
Studio Other Spaces, as a potential part of the reinvention of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, has designed ‘Common sky’, a sculpture that uses transparent glass and mirror reflections to modulate visitors’ views into the trees of the park. Meanwhile, it generates an ever-changing shadow pattern on the ground. This project would form a new public space connecting the existing Bunshaft Gallery, the surrounding park, and the new master plan and addition designed by OMA
Event horizon in sight? Today we get the first results from the Event Horizon Telecope. Their aim: to capture the first image of a black hole by creating a virtual earth-sized telescope. Press conference is live in 4.5 h: youtube.com/watch?v=Dr20f1…
(this image is an ink drawing)
'I'm very excited to bring my longtime interest in geometry and light into this collaboration with Louis Poulsen to create the OE Quasi Light. What distinguishes it from so many lamps is that it shines in towards the core, from which the light is reflected back out onto the surroundings. In one form, the lamp combines precision in design with quality atmospheric lighting.' – Olafur Eliasson
OE Quasi Light – a new lamp designed by Olafur for Louis Poulsen is launching today at Salone del Mobile, Milan. Photo: Fredrik Lindström
Olafur on Northwest Passage at MIT.
The kitchen has joined forces with the wood shop to work on a series of test tastes, experimenting with different woods and diverse ingredients to create a palette of smoky flavours – check out some of the experiments here: soe_kitchen
Great source of beauty and inspiration - The water colours of Georgia O’Keeffe, that she did while living in Texas between 1916-18, now collected in a volume by Radius Books.
Can you imagine managing your daily tasks without electricity? For school children like Cecile, this is everyday reality. Go to the Little Sun Foundation and make a donation now to empower a new solar generation of school children and teachers in Kamonyi, Rwanda, with portable solar lamps and chargers.