“Disturb Me” is an interactive installation between human and his environment. It is to make perceptible the reciprocal links and often forgotten contact, that we maintain with our environment.
The projection depends on the sound emitted by the spectators and creates consequently, a transitory and colored environment. The projected forms are revealed when in contact with surfaces of the room.
IM.house, Japan build by atelier A5T is a three-story home in a north-western suburb of Tokyo is built on a steep slope. The lower part of the building (open living/dining/kitchen area and entry hall) is surrounded on all four sides with windows which divide the concrete foundation and the upper structure built with steel and wood framing.
If you hate your cables, then get one of these. It’s a great way of hiding them in plain sight.Microworks takes the literal approach to greening up your chargers and wires. Instead of trying to ditch wires altogether, or come up with a way to hide them, Microworks decided to embrace the cord and make it pretty.
The speaker, which is made out of stainless steel, is fully functional and was designed by Tord Boontje as part of the “Digital Explorers: Discovery” exhibition at Metropolitan Works center in London.
This piece was created by 3D scanning real flowers, insects and music, that were then “digitally sampled, cut, mixed, scaled and rearranged.”
Liquid Sky by Little Wonder is a multi-layered textile sunshade/blind that captures the particularities of sea, air and light.
It acts as a camera obscura, both filtering and collecting light in its surfaces.
The light captured by the sunshade/blind dynamically shifts with changing wind and daylight. As with the reflected light created by the gentle movement of the sea, which shifts from the dazzle of glittering reflections to the subtlety of calm fog, the light captured by the sunshade/blind similarly dynamically shifts with changing wind and daylight. .
Je-Hyun Kim designed the Natural Year Phone, that’s made out of hay and other biodegradable materials, of course, not including the screen and soft keys.
These will get recycled, while the biodegradable materials will “become one with Mother Nature.”
LG’s GD910 is being touted as “the world’s first market-ready Touch Watch Phone” and features video calling.
BrickHouse offers the Secret Agent Camcorder Watch, a wrist watch with a hidden camera for taking photo and recording video clips. Looks like a normal watch, the Secret Agent Camcorder Watch has a 0.3 Megapixel camera that can capture 640×480 images and 352×288 CIF AVI videos.
The Vertu Boucheron 150 could be the world’s first phone made from solid gold. Supposedly, it “took 1,000 hours to cut into shape, 700 hours to hand polish, and more than 500 hours to build.
Created to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Boucheron French jewelry house, the handset does look like a Vertu, but a crippled and weird one. And if it’s beautiful or not, it’s up for you to decide.
This may be the strangest remote control we’ve ever seen. With the push of a button, this remote becomes rigid and ready for use.
When it’s not in use, this concept remote just sort of lays there limp, pulsating with light. But when you touch it, the remote gets excited and becomes rigid.
“Waku” by Tokyoflash is a super-thin LED watch that uses a wide variety of textiles for the face.
For the first time ever, they’ve released this new Tokyoflash Waku line, that incorporate natural brown leather, raised black croc-effect leather and – get this – fur for that chic geek effect!
This Socket-deer is a new design by Japanese firm Nendo. The antlers on the outlet cover will hold your phone as you charge it, or some other light object.
They used a tough urethane rubber to cover the antlers, protecting your Precious from scratches, while holding them tight.
LightDrops by Sang-Kyun Park looks like an ordinary umbrella but there’s more than meets the eye here. This LED umbrella is designed to power by the energy of falling rain drops, it turned the energy of rain to the electricity, and light up the LED.
Designed especially for Tokyo Designers Week 2008 by MAT Studio & Elastik Architecture, KT: The Listening Room is an experiment in the acoustics of private space, with the intent of avoiding the city’s stimulating visuals.
MAT Studio & Elastik took inspiration from a previous assignment based on creative director Lou Weis’ research into Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder Cycle, in order to create a “secluded but extremely high quality listening experience” within a customised shipping container.
360Cities.net has announced an upgrade to their panoramic photo site.
This week, we’ve started to feature another layer in the Google Earth Gallery, showing several thousand panoramic views provided by 360cities.net. This layer contains exciting 360 degree panoramas from a variety of great photographs taken all over the world!
Their site is dedicated to allowing anyone to upload or view geo-tagged 360 degree panoramas from around the world.
A video for a band called “No Somos Machos Pero Somos Muchos”.
It is made entirely using a Digital Reflex Camera, Canon’s Mark III which captures up to 115 continuous pictures, at 10 fps.