Staff Picks of the Week: March 31, 2017
This week we were taken aback by the diversity of projects posted on Coroflot, and this is especially true in each of the five we selected below. What stands out is the fact that the designers featured are all working within totally different mediums. From graphic design and 3D modeling to illustration and furniture design, these are the five projects that grabbed the Coroflot team's attention this week.
At first glance we thought this was a spin bike, so when we realized it's actually a real bike our minds were blown. The back tire is enclosed in a carbon fiber sandwich that, according to the designer, means "less drag in the closed rear fairing". While the concept is clearly specific for track racing, we would love to see this bike in action.
We're still picking up the pieces of our brains after the epic Mad Max Fury Road. Jack's poster is a reminder that the predecessors to Fury Road were equally mind blowing. This illustrated poster done for the 1981 film The Road Warror manages to capture all of its intensity and brutality, not to mention a handful of psychopathic characters. Besides, who wouldn't want a poster that shows someone getting their head blown off with a shotgun?
Designed exclusively for the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, these notebooks feature a pleasing combination of colors. Camille uses simple shapes to create a sort of modern stained glass effect that feels like it would work as well on a canvas as it does on a notebook.
Ritu's table is inspired by the Indian textile that it is named after. The result is a modern piece of furniture with a visually striking pattern not typical of tables. We love the way Ritu managed to capture the beauty of this traditional textile design within an entirely different medium. It's no wonder her table was the winner of the 2015 EDIDA award in the furniture category.
At first glance this appears to be art, but in actuality it is an advertisement of some sort. Eduardo walks a fine line between art and commerce with eye-popping colors and graphics. We also love this particular use of 3D modeling, which feels vivid enough to touch.