Bern based Zimoun utilises simple, functional, industrial (and often everyday) components to produce large scale sound installations with an architectural edge. The use of cardboard, paper bags, and styrofoam have all featured heavily in previous works. It is perhaps the artist's prevalent use of DC motors that has perhaps become his trademark however - all spinning at alternative times to create both visual and audible impact.
In how many ways can we change the common zipper? Japanese design studio Nendo have came up with five new variations in their Zippppper project with manufacturer YKK.
Pentatonic, a new start up company from Jamie Hall and Johann Boedecker, is aiming to “radically transform consumption culture” by producing a range of furniture and objects created from the waste material generated by food, electrical, plastic and textiles.