Japanese design studio A.P.Works playfully mimics the imagery of Albert Einstein's space-time fabric theory with this mind-bending placemat. By warping the grid pattern, the trick mat creates the illusion that the plate and silverware are weighing down the placemat's seemingly elastic surface, in the same way that planets and stars distort the plane of space-time.
"The unmistakable posters of Pierre Mendell (1929, Essen – 2008, Munich) are, even today, the subject of international attention; Mendell is considered one of the world’s leading graphic designers. His large-scale graphic compositions, their clear and striking colors, their somewhat abstract formal vocabulary and their distinctive typography display electrifying vigor on the advertising columns and billboards of the city."
HELP JAPAN "Like a lot of you, I’ve been sad with the situation and what happen in Japan these past few days, earthquake and tsunami, how can I help? chinese character "日" means japan, it is a cloudy day in Japan." poster designed by Ck Chiwai Cheang aka SomethingMoon
Fish fresh design + illustration: Cartel Japan Week