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Fishbone model making kits by Roshildur Jonsdottir

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Fishbone model making kits by Roshildur Jonsdottir

Just in time for the Mayan Apocalypse! The Scrap Shelter: Welded Steel Home for the End of the World. Pockmarked, scarred and rusted from years spent traveling through the planet's vast oceans, fused metal plates make for an ominous inhabitable structure ... but perhaps one that would blend in well with a post-apocalyptic industrial landscape.  Benches, a toilet, a stove and a single industrial-style light complete the picture on the interior...

Just in time for the Mayan Apocalypse! The Scrap Shelter: Welded Steel Home for the End of the World. Pockmarked, scarred and rusted from years spent traveling through the planet's vast oceans, fused metal plates make for an ominous inhabitable structure ... but perhaps one that would blend in well with a post-apocalyptic industrial landscape. Benches, a toilet, a stove and a single industrial-style light complete the picture on the interior...

Surprisingly, the bones have a certain futuristic feel about them and some sort of a resemblance to today´s  prevailing  game and toy culture. At the same time this organically grown product is a fresh alternative to the world of plastic toys and virtual games.

Surprisingly, the bones have a certain futuristic feel about them and some sort of a resemblance to today´s prevailing game and toy culture. At the same time this organically grown product is a fresh alternative to the world of plastic toys and virtual games.

Something Fishy is a model making kit which consists of cleaned bones from fish heads as well as paint.  It is a pioneering project by designer Róshildur Jónsdóttir in which she presents fish bones as a material for model making. The kit does not contain any specific instruction on what to make, but the shape of the bones lends themselves to making anything from angels to spaceships, monsters or elfs.

Something Fishy is a model making kit which consists of cleaned bones from fish heads as well as paint. It is a pioneering project by designer Róshildur Jónsdóttir in which she presents fish bones as a material for model making. The kit does not contain any specific instruction on what to make, but the shape of the bones lends themselves to making anything from angels to spaceships, monsters or elfs.

Icelandic designer Róshildur Jónsdóttir designed a toy construction kit that uses fish bones as components.

Something Fishy by Róshildur Jónsdóttir

Icelandic designer Róshildur Jónsdóttir designed a toy construction kit that uses fish bones as components.

21 x 29.7 cm  Hand-bound artists book: screenprinting, lithography, printed 			photographs, laser-cut Birch plywood cover, 2012  ©Emily Moore  ​

21 x 29.7 cm Hand-bound artists book: screenprinting, lithography, printed photographs, laser-cut Birch plywood cover, 2012 ©Emily Moore ​

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