IKEA denies alleged use of Cuban prison labour
Reports earlier this year indicated that IKEA officials in West Germany contracted East German state companies that used prison labour to manufacture some of its products in the 1980s, Caribbean 360 reports.
Global furniture giant IKEA has denied reports about the possible use of Cuban prison labour to manufacture goods for…………..
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September 17, 2012 at 9:49am
Reblogged from papaoppong
‘Retrogression’ by PAPA OPPONG© S/S 2014. #fashion #fashiondesign #design #designer #art #fashionillustration #illustration #pearls #white #gown #oppongfashionillustrations #africa #ghana #buttons #color (Taken with Instagram)
September 10, 2012 at 4:45pm
Reblogged from papaoppong
NEW COLLECTION: ‘INFATUATION’ by PAPA OPPONG© #oppongfashionillustrations #fashion #design #fashiondesign #illustration #fashionillustration #designer #ghana #africa #art #style #color #new (Taken with Instagram)
Sculptures by Dan Cretu
Photographer and visual artist Dan Cretu recreates everyday objects out of fruits and vegetables. With his sculptures, Dan transforms common everyday eatables into recognizable objects.
The H House by Wiel Arets Architects
The H House in Maastricht, Netherlands was designed by Dutch architects Wiel Arets Architects and it is the ideal home for the artistically inclined owners. Although the home was built in suburban area, its minimal structure fits in the existing environment without the sacrifice of desired contemporary architecture.
Minimal use of walls in interiors emphasizes the volumes of space, creating the effect of uninterrupted flow. Edited color palette consisting primarily of various shades of white provides soothing backdrop for the play of light and shadows, formed by the geometry of large windows and strong angles of interior structure. Seamless transition is further supported by the use of glass throughout, differentiating in its shape, transparency and opacity. Very interesting staircase floats above the ground and even more supports the careful definition of space.
You’ll never TYRE of this!
It’s hard to believe that each one of these used car tires is hand-carved by Belgium artist Wim Delvoye. The collection of tires features intricate pattern work with various motifs, like floral and Art Deco. He does an incredible job working with the original shape of each tire when designing each pattern.
Student debt at colleges and universities across the nation: a pretty stunning visualization from the New York Times.