Shredding your sensitive documents is always the best thing you can do, and a large proportion of households invest in shredders to help reduce the risk of identity theft in this modern world. The only problem with shredders is that their design hasn’t really altered from when they were first brought to the personal and home office markets many years ago; no one ever thought that shredders could ever become anything beautiful – they were always destined to get shoved under a desk, all alone. …
An artist called Kyle Bean has made some gadgets out of cardboard and lit their tracing paper screens with a simple circuit, all in the aid of awareness. His point is that gadgets today are almost out of date the moment you buy them – and he’s right! He’s also trying to get across the point that we see modern technology as ‘disposable’ (hence the cardboard). The ‘gadgets’ are intricately detailed and look brilliant. The picture here doesn’t do them justice – head over to KyleBean.co.uk for some proper shots.
It’s a bit hard to tell from the picture, but the pieces in this chess were made entirely of old parts from auto and mechanical parts! For example, the bishop’s head is a spark plug and the rook’s head is a cog. Pretty styling.
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The April issue of Vazy Mag is out. Apart from the gadget coverage provided by yours truly, this issue features an eye-opening photo essay on the state of affairs in Iraq. A must read.