On 27 September 2012 the exhibition of 23rd Biennial of Design opening has been opened and the BIO design awards has been bestowed. The international jury consisting of Giulio Cappellini, Sven Jonke, Sophie Lovell, Jimmy MacDonald and Vasa J. Perović has selected the best works exhibited at BIO 23.
Gravity Stool by Amsterdam-based designer Jólan van der Wiel is a project that if nothing else, it’s quite magical. Using a combination of gravity and magnetic fields, he’s able to sculpt these organically shaped stools that are unique and one-of-a-kind.
sexhaver: “ rasputin: “ Portuguese designer Susana Soares has developed a device for detecting cancer and other serious diseases using trained bees. The bees are placed in a glass chamber into which the patient exhales; the bees fly into a smaller.
Navigating in the Biesbosch buoys, Sabrina Koning-Woud, SKW Vormgeving BIO 23 Honourable Mentions, photo: MAO A signage that combines rethinking and parameters and implementing traditional solutions in a contemporary way.
Internationally-celebrated body architect Lucy McRae teams up with acclaimed Harvard biologist Sheref Mansy, to create Swallowable Parfum: a digestible scented capsule that breaks entirely new ground in the science of human instinct.
Awards for a Student Work Visualising Typographic Diversity posters. Designer: Karin von Ompteda, Producer: Digital Print Studio, London, United Kingdom. Client: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Ottawa, Canada. Tutor: Jeff Willis, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom, 2011 (photo: designer's archive)