I’ve been meaning to flag Jen Stark’s fantastic work which looks to me like diagrams that have been made physical and tangible. This cone in particular could be seen as an interesting twist on the Bezold futures cone, the slices hinting at various markings in time.
Coralie Goureguechon’s paper electronics are spare and minimal in the most elegant way. This paper radio feels like the contemporary re-mix of Daniel Weil’s Bag Radio.
The KlineReed goblet series, as well as the Jens Quistgaard pepper grinder series for Dansk are beautiful examples of form explorations.
"Clemens Weisshaar and Reed Kram have conceived a process hinged upon custom computer code that generates an indefinite number of solid construction surfaces. Taking into account the specifications of parameters like height, depth, width and load capacity, these computer-generated cutting patterns and associated processing information orchestrate computer controlled laser cutters and bending machines, and seamlessly materialize three-dimensional corpuses."
Amazing collection of military acoustic listening instruments on http://mashable.com/2015/02/16/war-tubas-radar-wwi/
John Cocke, an IBM employee and computer technology innovator, is quoted as saying, "If I see an opportunity, I drop all the rules, even when doing so is probably a mistake." Though it sounds familiar in today’s design world, it’s a much more bold statement coming from an engineer and mathematician who was working in the 60’s.
Olivia Plender’s work ‘Self Direction Lounge’ seems to play on corporate motivational environments one might find today, but establishes a space which emotes a mixture of feelings, from invigoration to discomfort, all while feeling very documented/produced on the green backdrop.
More images and documentation of this work at http://aapentforum.khio.no/?cat=61 and other work by Plender at http://www.mkgallery.org/exhibitions/olivia_plender/