A ‘fur mirror’ that reacts to the people in front of it (and doesn’t make you sad on a bad hair day)

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Thursday 28 May 2015

Who knew someone would ever reinvent the mirror? After all, we’ve become accustomed to seeing ourselves in the reflection every morning. But what if the reflection you saw of yourself was based purely on your movements? Pretty cool idea. And that pretty cool idea has been explored by artist Daniel Rozin in the PomPom Mirror.

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Private Space: a designer wrist mirror

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By Roberto Voorbij in New Design on Wednesday 8 May 2013

Increasingly, the consumer is expected to give up their freedom and privacy in favour of commerce. This somewhat ironic solution to the problem is provided in the form of this designer wrist mirror titled Private Space. Here, freedom and privacy have themselves become commercial products. These Private Space wrist mirrors are available in different colours […]

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The Edge Effect: mirror reflections that look like paintings

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Art on Friday 1 February 2013

Daniel Kukla spent time in California’s Joshua Tree National Park observing the desert landscape and ecosystem. Inspired by the natural beauty around him, Kukla created these photographs of mirrors on easels situated in the scenic desert. At first glance, the reflections in the mirrors look like serene paintings. But look closer … you’ll be surprised.

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The Mirrorcube Tree House-hotel in Sweden

Cheyenne Tulsa Contributor

By Cheyenne Tulsa in Architecture on Tuesday 13 November 2012

From the country that’s home to some of the ‘worlds weirdest hotels’ comes the latest in luxury tourist attractions: The Mirrorcube. Located 60 kilometres south of the Arctic circle, in Harads, Sweden, this stunning hide-out, designed by Tham & Videgard architects, is made of light-weight aluminum which is hung around the base of a single tree.

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The Last Myself

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By Juan Perno and Diego Agulló in Video on Thursday 22 September 2011

The Last Myself is a project about the tautology of watching one’s own reflection in the mirror while saying one’s own name. It’s an exploration how your identity reveals itself through the echo of repetition. You are invited to repeat your name in front of the mirror while recording yourself with the camera, staying open to the revelations that will follow.

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