Somewhere between Hoberman, Calder and Muppet, Ben Hopson is a designer who's Aesthetic Investigations of Motion in Product Design challenge the status quo: Why is it that the way parts move in most product design lack imagination, or simply default to the most obvious? Check out Ben's movies, then read the text of what his explorations try to, well, explore. Then can somebody snap this guy up please, so we can get get mo' motion in our ocean?
Our favorites (some with blue foam too!): Big Star, Tower Monster, Coil Puppet, and Exploding "T".