dominic wilcox: speed creating
oct 28, 2010
dominic wilcox: speed creating


the newest project from UK-based designer dominic wilcox  is entitled ‘speed creating‘,
in which he designed something creative each day over a period of 30 days. at home, in the studio,
on the train… wherever he was, wilcox made something out of materials he had around him.
this just a look at some of the objects he created over the 30 day period.

business card tie presenter

day 3: business card tie presenter
this tie acts as a business card presenter…
just tug on the invisible string and your business details are revealed.


business cards hidden


business cards being presented


components of the football smoothie maker - a clean sac and deflated football with a zipper sewn into it for inserting the ‘mixing’ bag

day 15: football smoothie maker
wilcox wanted to develop a previous smoothie making idea and see if it would really work…


inserting fruit into the smoothie maker


some more fruit…


add some yogurt and…


kick-off!


after the match, your smoothie is ready


pencil shelf

day 27: pencil shelf
a shelf made from more than 200 colored pencils which have been glued together into two layers.
shelf brackets are made by cutting a single wooden pencil case box into two and gluing the parts together.
the sliding doors hide the screws.


detail


a wooden pencil case box is used as ‘L’ brackets


more than 200 pencils were used to create the shelf


inflated socks

day 28: inflated socks
to create these lamps, wilcox inserts a balloon into a sock, inflating it until the sock stretches to its
fullest capacity. then, he coats them in clear resin in order to maintain the shape and add strength.


inserting the balloon into the sock and inflating it…


the result


other variations


detail


onion rings

day 29: onion ring fabric
just as the name implies…
admiring the looped shape of the addictive deep fried treats, he glued them together to create a fabric.


the finished fabric


the onion rings give quite a good draping quality

you can see more of dominic wilcox’s ‘speed creating’ projects here.

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