Pendant Light with Coloured Cable
Playful, elementary and useful this pendant light allow you to realize creative light arrangement. Made just from lamp socket and a colorful cable, this lamp will bring an old school touch to your decor. BUY IT HERE
LM Guest House, NY by Desai Chia Architecture
LM Guest House situated in upstate New York, celebrates the beauty of the surrounding landscape – embracing views through an all-glass facade magnify the spacious, open feel of the living areas. The high-performance glass facade was pre-fabricated off site, shipped in one container, and erected in two days. An innovative steel frame structure allows the roof to cantilever dramatically over the open living areas and bedroom. The residence engages sustainable design strategies including geothermal heating and cooling, radiant floors, motorized solar shading, photovoltaic panels, and rainwater harvesting.
House H, Japan by Mattch Architecture
House H based in Japan by Mattch Architecture has very special external structure. The curved facade and the irregular shape of the roof tends to cut conventional corners. The highest point of the roof, a light source comes from the middle of the ceiling providing illuminating the courtyard of the house. Glass walls slide back to connect the patio with the interior, where a kitchen, living room and dining room occupy one double-height space at the front of the building.
‘Connect 8,’ the Latest Green Energy-Efficient Prefab Series by Connect:Homes
Founders of Connect:Homes, Jared Levy and Gordon Stott, announce the second installation of their revolutionary prototype home. In a first for the prefab industry, Connect:Homes will manufacture modern, green, and affordable prefab homes from a single California-based factory and ship these homes to national and international markets in a ground-breaking use of the intermodal shipping container network. They became increasingly frustrated with the state of the current prefab marketplace and left to design a modular system that solved the longstanding limitations endemic to the modular industry: namely high delivery costs and home affordability. The new system allows Connect:Homes to be ...
Westcliff Pavilion by GASS Architecture Studios
GASS Architecture Studios completed the Westcliff Pavilion based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The facade of the house is just incredible, it combines modernity with roughness of the stones. GASS Architecture Studios say: The cottage at 28A Pallinghurst is a steel-framed pavilion structure located on the Westcliff Ridge in Johannesburg, South Africa. This 2 bedroom dwelling, nestled away in its wooded surroundings, is positioned just before the inception of a major sheer face of the Westcliff Ridge. This affords the building a private, tranquil hiding place in the trees juxtaposed with a feeling of floating above the ridge combined with magnificent views of ...
Unique sensuous lights by Jiangmei Wu’s illuminate a room through amazingly complex and original forms that reinvent the role of lighting in interior design.By using original origami folding compositions developed by Wu, each light shade can be unfolded into flat pieces of paper. Each lights is made of pieces of digitally-cut and hand-folded high quality paper, illuminated by a custom LED light, providing a soft ambience that highlights the intricacy and the mathematical complexity of the piece. Once folded, the paper structures are self-supportive and don’t require additional materials to hold them up. Aesthetic and practical, art and science, Wu’s works are unique in their feeling, thought, and craftsmanship.
The Polaroid Z2300 digital camera is the smallest digital that blends point & shoot size with instant print magic to create the ultimate funky device. The Camera engenders sticky-backed instant prints at the push of a button. Print your favorite shots, save everything directly to the camera or in your SD card.
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Frame House Build by Polish architects 81.WAW.PL feature a really unique facade covered from steel panels. Rectangle and geometric forms are ubiquitous. Each side of the house has ids own original characteristic and rectangle shapes could recall the Tetris game. The light passing through the windows reflects irregular play of light on the interior walls.
Gilbert Yu, Hong Kong/China, Winner, Arts and Culture, Open Competition, 2013 Sony World Photography
The Award Winners have announced the winner for Open, Youth, 3D and National Award categories of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards. Over 55 00 photographers amateurs have submitted their entries for the sony Award. With photographers from as far apart as Chile to Vietnam, the winning images capture in a single shot a huge variety of subjects from the moment before a couple get married to the Mangystau night sky in Kazakhstan and the ‘Fung Shun’ fire dragon dance in Southern China, plus much more.
Elmar Akhmetov, Kazakhstan, Winner, Low Light, Open Competition, 2013 Sony World Photography Awards
Manny Fajutag, Philippines, Winner, Travel, Open Competition, 2013 Sony World Photography Awards
The Instax Mini 25 prints card sized images instantaneously. Just confirm the image you want to print and in seconds the moment will be immortalized. The slim Instax Mini 25 has a digital control screen with light/dark exposure settings, and a landscape mode for distance shooting. There’s even a self shoot mirror for the avid portrait pursuer and a detachable close-up lens for macro shots.
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The Bike Balance Surfboard Rack Kit allows you to get the beach with just your surfboard and bike. Fix the ‘Bike Balance Surfboard Rack Kit’ at the back of your bike, slide your board into it, and done, you ready to reach your destination!The Rack Kit is constructed out of ultra-strong aircraft aluminum with stainless steel components that makes it really light.
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Scott & Scott Architect have recently completed their first project a fantastic place of retirement for skiers and snowboarders in an alpine on the north end of Vancouver. The architects team Susan and David Scott, had the help of friends and family to construct the cabin themselves using wood from the region. The inspiration for the design came from both the surrounding landscape as well as the activities they wanted to partake in—namely snowboarding.
British design brand Case will showcase at EDIT by Designjunction in Milan this April their products including the Lap Wall Shelving Unit and Lap Desk by Marina Bautier, the Matis Desk by Samuel Wilkinson and the Vitrina Tall Unit by Hierve Design Consultancy.
Launched in 2006, Case furniture has established a presence in major UK retail stores such as John Lewis, Liberty’s, and Heal’s. Started by Paul Newman and Sheridan Coakley, Case has an ever growing reputation in the furniture industry. They promote the notion that the best design should be available to the mass market and are capable of delivering large volume batch production, ideal for the larger retailer.
LM Guest House situated in upstate New York, celebrates the beauty of the surrounding landscape – embracing views through an all-glass facade magnify the spacious, open feel of the living areas.
The high-performance glass facade was pre-fabricated off site, shipped in one container, and erected in two days.
An innovative steel frame structure allows the roof to cantilever dramatically over the open living areas and bedroom. The residence engages sustainable design strategies including geothermal heating and cooling, radiant floors, motorized solar shading, photovoltaic panels, and rainwater harvesting.
The hyper-realistic plush soft sculptured pancakes not only look but feel just like the real thing. The non-subtle scale and luxury fabric trims accent a taste for fashion and drama. The result is a sensory and magic experience where they serve up the good design of an ordinary object and flip it to a level of contemporary functional art. Each unique work can be purchased alone or order up a stack.
The Pen USB memory sticks by OYO feel good in the hand, on the desk or in the pocket. It is a fun and useful way to store and share data. Since they come in many colors, they are ideal to organize the different sorts of information you store in them. Drawing direct reference to the familiar from of the BMX bicycle grip, the LED torchlight is in response to the silicone rubber material brief of the new PRAXIS collection. By the every nature of the material, it provides a piratical, simple, tactile solution.
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Making the ordinary extraordinary is the mission of Dutch designer Robert Bronwasser (1968). His charismatic vision has led to innovative designs that area self-evident combination of form and function. Connecting the functional essence of every day products to a new kind of industrial clarity. Recognisable, pleasurable and tangible. During the 52nd Salone del Mobile in Milan Bronwasser will show his latest work at Ventura Lambrate 2013.
If you want to experience the sparkle design can bring, a visit to Bronwassers exposition in Milan is a must-do. His inspiring vision on industrial design and material use will certainly stir things up. Rethinking everyday products he upcycles their use, form and aesthetics to an extraordinary next gen cool.
Naço agency is aware since its inception about the issues relating to traffic, and more generally to mobility. This ‘tricycle delivery transporter,’ has been created as an alternative to urban mobility like buses.
The Tricycle can be ridden with the caddy at the front or at the back. The handlebars and seat that can be swap gives users
to chose how to set up their bike.
Yachts that are designed and/or built in the Netherlands are eligible for the Nautique Awards. Design, implementation, innovation, sailing performance, ergonomics and practical use of the yacht are decisive for the granting of the awards.The Ribbon 45 SC wins the award in category ‘Motor yachts up to 15 meters’.
The jury describes the Ribbon 45 SC as follows: “This yacht leads the way in a new direction of the Dutch yachting industries, boldness and innovation. The design is cosmopolitan and dynamic. Thanks to her sailing performance and high speed, this yacht will especially attract an international audience. The sailing practice is not forgotten, a thick fender prevents scratches and dings on this bold design”.
The exhibition project hosted at Triennale design museum in Milan this year and designed by Riccardo Giovanetti, relies on the basic idea of providing visitors with a different and innovative way of displaying projects within the context of the show.
Exhibitions presenting a set of drawings or graphical works are usually organized into a set of images displayed on the internal surface of the exposition area, so that the visitor can watch standing in front of it. Otherwise, in this case the idea is that of overturning the traditional relationship between the visitor and the showcased image: the latter in fact is no more hung to a wall, but is placed on the ground.
Kartell and Swiss bathroom specialist LAUFEN have collaborated together to create a new bathroom collection. The collection will be on display at the ISH 2013 trade fair (in Frankfurt, 12-16 March) and then unveiled for the general public at the next Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano (9-14 April). The Kartell by Laufen Bathroom Collection will be completely new bathroom collections developed through the combined synergies of these two internationally brands.
Patricia Urquiola recently released Kettal Cottage manufactured by Spanish company Kettal, a house-shaped minimalistic and modern retreat. Under the slatted roof, there is a platform with chaise-style seating where you can relax admire the landscape while being closer to nature.
Shellbank House, multi levelled house by Fox Johnston required reconfiguration to better embrace its northerly orientation and aspect.
Overlooking Quakers Hat Bay in Mosman, the brief called for a series of outdoor rooms – linking both inside and out as well as providing a more seamless connection between levels.