All-star graphic designer Rick Valicenti, the founder of Thirst, gave a mesmerizing preview this week of his upcoming collaboration with furniture designer Arik Levy, for the latter’s first solo exhibition.
Valicenti revealed all at Design Indaba, the annual celebration of graphic design, advertising, film, music, fashion design, industrial design, architecture, craft, visual art, new media, publishing, broadcasting and performing arts in Cape Town.
Videos of that project are already available on the Web, and they’re mesmerizing. Valicenti created computer programs to visualize Levy’s voice—to evoke his vibrating chords:
For recaps of the other Design Indaba talks, Creative Review has created a blow-by-blow account here and here. Dezeen has posted video interviews here (with socially active designers in South Africa) and here (with a South African fashion designer).