Dissipations is an exhibition by designer Robert Stadler, opens at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris this weekend.This series of furniture is made of stacked boards that are lacquered or upholstered.
The Lifepod is build by Kyu Che built to be highly portable. It is a fully functioning cool enough to let you escape miles away, to a lake, beach or in a forest.
Originally conceived in 1997, Lifepods are being created using the most recent automotive, aeronautic, nautical and RV technologies.
Pruhealth, a UK health insurance provider, turned London bus stops into fruit dispensers. The bus stops have been converted to clear plastic hoppers which display and vend oranges. The instruction is “help yourself”. The converted bus stops were already causing a stir in time for the morning rush, with a gaggle of participants waiting for the oranges to fall.
For a long time the owner was in love with an old water tower and the little park around it, outside of Antwerp. Although it was by no means possible to live in the old tower, since it was just a skeleton, with a huge barrel on top, he started dreaming of building it into a house. And six years later, together with Jo Crepain architect, he made a dream come through.
Ron Arad has designed a bath for Italian manufacturers Teuco called the “Rotator”, which rotates to become a shower. The wide lip functions as a bath when at the lowest point. The whole piece can be rotated so that the lip is out of the way for a standing shower.
Check the YouTube video of the Rotator in action after the jump.
Created for disaster relief, the Recover Shelter designed by Matthew Malonecan house a family of four for a month. It can be set up by one person in minutes, collapsed into either of two configurations for transportation (horse-shoe shape or flat), and is made of 100% polypropylene.
The polypropylene makes the Recover Shelter 100% recyclable, the ridges can collect drinking water, and the structure can be covered in local materials for better insulation.
Ruth Hiller, painter and corrective exercise specialist, purchased a 1950′s single storey home located in Winter Park, Colorado.
He approached Michael P. Johnson Design Studio Ltd. with the challenge to remodel this poorly designed building in a manner within a minimalist design ethic.
Working with the existing basement foundation a two storey solution allowed the living, dining, and kitchen to fly above the dense evergreen forest. The lower level, contains two master bedroom suites, entry and a commons room.
Vivien Muller’s Photonsynthese is tree shaped charger that carry 54 tiny photovoltaic panels to store the energy accumulated during the day in a battery. Resembling a potted bonsai tree, the silvery solar charger rests atop an elegant tray.
Small devices like cell phones and cameras can then be charged up by plugging in underneath the electronic bonsai tree.
Designer Hafsteinn Juliusson presents his latest collection of accessories; a fresh take on the new found vegan obsession by bringing organic culture to the jewelry itself.
I’m not sure how many people will appreciate having to tend to their rings and having to remember to water them.
These illuminated benches were designed by Lutz Hopbach can be used either indoors or outdoors. The best thing about the Lightbench in the park or garden is it eliminates the need for additional lighting.It is illuminated with RGB LED technology which means you get to choose what color you like or even a changing spectrum of different hues and shades – all at your fingertips with the programmable remote control.
Found by Materialicious this floating house somewhere in the Swedish Archipelago floats this sweet little floating retreat that a husband and wife escape to on weekends.
Totally off-grid, far from anywhere, and there’s a little motor on the back and a flip-up steering wheel on the roof for whenever they want to move the cabin.
The scene does look HOT but the objective was to make Queensland the number one choice for a winter holiday. 24 flashers were deployed throughout high traffic areas in chilly Sydney and Melbourne. CumminsNitro Brisbane wants to promote sunny Queensland as a holiday destination this winter.
Agency CumminsNitro Brisbane designed the advertising campaign for Tourism Queensland.
This innovative compact desk by Crate & Barrel is a genius at negotiating tight spaces. It is a convertible compact desk that converts from a 30-inch cabinet to a 55-inch full-size desk by sliding out its top panel. The cabinet itself has removable dividers to store small odds and ends, storage for a laptop, cord cutouts for all of your wires, as well as a larger storage drawer and a filing cabinet drawer.
Australian designer <a href=” />John Van Den Nieuwenhuizen sums up the intuitive nature of his Hidden Radio. The Hidden Radio is completely button-less, requiring you to twist, lift or push it instead to manipulate the volume.
The product attempts to be silent both visually and functionally by having the cap in the downward position.
By lifting up the cap the user proportionally increases the volume. The further the cap goes up the louder the sound gets. To tune the radio you simply rotate the cap and receive feedback of tuning quality via the LED on the front.