Smoke bombs

Smoke bombs enter the design world, to devastatingly beautiful effect. Here are a few of the best examples I’ve come across, starting with artist Paul Octavious‘s 60 second experiment using indigo to colour a teacup (watch the video here).

Photographer Filippo Minelli, via But Does It Float.

Colors Against Cuts saw protesters worldwide set off vibrant smoke bombs last summer to register their concern about spending cuts to the arts. The image below is from Rijksakademie in the Netherlands.

And finally, the simplest of all – still life photographer Alexander Kent sets one off in his London studio.

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Smoke bombs