How far we’ve come as a human race. From inventing toilet paper in AD600 to having indoor plumbing in 1860, nothing could have prepared us next milestone of toilet habits: Twitter — as this photo that accompanied a Slate article said it all.
Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, which opens in Jan 2013, has an unusual design that’s seen it being compared — rather unkindly — to a toilet seat. Which puts it in similar company with another building in Suzhou, which has been dubbed a pair of underpants. People can be mean.
Every person, every object has the potential to be great. This includes, er, toilet paper. Turkish artist Sakir Gökcebag, who is based in Hamburg, has an installation project, Trans-Layers, with toilet rolls sprawled across walls and dangling down from ceilings with pretty grand results. This really makes us want to doll up our bathroom walls with toilet rolls.
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.