World Bee Day – Bee Home by SPACE10

My Folks keep bees, they did before I was born and in the last year or so they have finally gotten back to it big time. They LOVE it. and thats why I didn’t mind when my ma messaged early this morning to tell me it was World Bee Day!

And just in time for World Bee Day, SPACE10 have created a system for making a bee home/hotel for your own garden. Not just practical, but beautiful as well.

You configure the Bee Home on the website, generate and download CNC files and take them to a local Makerspace, then BOOM, you are helping the  bees.

Here is my Bee Home, 8 stories, with a stand.

SPACE10 created Bee Home in collaboration with technology-driven design studio Bakken & Bæck and industrial designer Tanita Klein.

SPACE10 is a research and design lab on a mission to enable a better everyday life for people and planet, and is proudly supported by IKEA.

01 Design

Design your very own Bee Home in a few minutes. Just select size, visual style and desired placement, like a rooftop, balcony or garden — or play around with the shuffle button. Your design will instantly update.

02 Fabricate

Download the design files for free and share them with a makerspace. We’ll help you find a local space, and they’ll help you create your Bee Home.

03 Place

Once assembled, place your Bee Home facing the morning sun. Plant some flowers in your local area to help the native bees thrive.Finally, upload a few photos of your new Bee Home and place it on the community map.

Source: Bee Home

My Famicase Exhibition 2020 – My Entry

Here is my entry for the 2020 My Famicase Exhibition. where you make up a game for a famicom cartridge and draw the art label for the cartridge.

Gotcha Gacha

BAKAkid|Designer|Australia

Gotcha Gacha brings all the excitement and fun on real Capsule Machines to the digital world. Don’t worry, you won’t miss out on anything, you still have to pay each time you want to turn the handle. Gotcha Gachas gonna Get ya.

「わたしのファミカセ展」はファミコンに育まれた様々な職種のクリエイターが、ファミカセのラベルをキャンバスにデザインする夢のファミカセ展です。

Source: わたしのファミカセ展 2020 – My Famicase Exhibition 2020

Here are a few of my other favourite entries!

 

‘EVERYONE CAN MAKE A MASK’ | ZHIJUNWANG

Hi everyone,

It’s an extreme tough time to all the people who have to face and struggle the virus, we hope you stay healthy and safe.

‘Do something helpful for our living community’ has inspired me and Yutong to keep trying and creating. We know not everyone can get a proper protection at quarantine time right now, so we want to share the idea of our home-made mask — ‘EVERYONE CAN MAKE A MASK’. It’s a quite simple way to help and keep you safe with what matters to you the most.

Make sure you have the proper tools and protective materials for making the mask, hope it helps people not harms. You can download the mask template for free and check the tutorial video below.

It’s a public interest project for benefiting people, do not use for any commercial purpose without authorization.

Keep social distance, wash your hands and support the frontline. Hope it can help you to get through this tough time.

Best,
Zhijun Wang & Yutong Duan


Zhijun Wang, Chinese, born 1982. Customized sneaker mask since 2013, in the past 7 years, he has handmade over 200 pieces of sneaker masks.

Source: ‘EVERYONE CAN MAKE A MASK’ | ZHIJUNWANG

SafeHandFish: Repurposing Portable Soy Sauce Containers for Hand Sanitizer

SafeHandFish is a joint-initiative from two Japanese companies: Cleanse EX, a maker of a natural antibacterial agent, and Ohishiya, who manufactures and refills the ubiquitous fish-shaped portable soy sauce containers. Due to the global pandemic, the later experienced a collapse in demand for their

Source: SafeHandFish: Repurposing Portable Soy Sauce Containers for Hand Sanitizer | Spoon & Tamago

Famicase Exhibition – Online

Unfortunately due to the current situation the Famicase exhibition won’t open in Tokyo, but they have put everything online!! I will post my artwork shortly

本年度の『わたしのファミカセ展』店頭展示は延期といたします

オンラインサイトでは、予定通り全270作品をご覧いただけるよう準備を進めています。お楽しみに!

The Famicase exhibition may be closed at METEOR for a while, But the website goes right on schedule!

www.famicase.com

Source: METEOR on Instagram: “本年度の『わたしのファミカセ展』店頭展示は延期といたします オンラインサイトでは、予定通り全270作品をご覧いただけるよう準備を進めています。お楽しみに! The Famicase exhibition may be closed at METEOR for a…”

Easy to Make Face Shield | TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA + TYD

we have covered the work of Tokujin Toshioka many times before, but here is one of these weird strange times.
 
 

 
I am grateful to the brave and dedicated healthcare workers for fighting the contagious disease.

I’d like to share my quick and simple face shield idea for emergency situation with shortage of medical supplies. It only takes 3 steps to create this face shield; put the template on top of a clear plastic sheet, cut them along the guideline, and attach it to your glasses.

I hope this can be of any help to healthcare workers.

Tokujin Yoshioka

Source: NEWS | TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA + TYD

‘Life, art, pandemic, and proximity’ brings public art back to Berlin

With so much of the art world shifting to online exhibitions, it may come as a surprise that a physical art show went up in Berlin this past weekend. The city is currently under lockdown until April 19, which prohibits gatherings of more than two people, and requires people stay 1.5 meters (about 5 feet) apart.In the installation, called Die Balkone: Life, art, pandemic, and proximity, artists mounted works of art on their balconies and street-facing windows, taking advantage of a middle-ground space between private and public life. Yes, a balcony is still a part of your home, but it’s also visible to the public from a safe distance. A built-in, underutilized showroom—if you want it to be.

Source: ‘Life, art, pandemic, and proximity’ brings public art back to Berlin

100 Thieves makes its entire apparel line available in Animal Crossing

This gear won’t sell out.

Apparel drops from 100 Thieves, a lifestyle and esports organization, are notoriously hard to get in on. Whenever the company releases a new hoodie or jersey, it sells out almost immediately. But there’s a new way to get some 100 Thieves gear, and it’s not only easy, but cheap: download it in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Today, the company released virtual versions of every single piece they’ve released to date, spanning three years. As with all user-created items in New Horizons, you can download the designs for free by entering the proper creator code; the codes for all the gear can be found here, organized by the year the items were first released in the real world.

Source: 100 Thieves makes its entire apparel line available in Animal Crossing