ASKO Creative Laundry - a new designer range of modular integrated laundry products that are made for "designers and architects" ~ hidden behind cabinets are washers, dryers, drying closests, and more...
To commemorate George Nelson’s 100th birthday, Vitra has released a limited edition of the Pretzel Chair (orginally designed in 1952). Though Nelson is known for his furniture design, he was a well-rounded designer who explored working in many disciplines.
Cork is not only used to isolate sound and build cork stoppers. Check the 1st cork stamp in the world, made by designer João Machado. Portugal is responsable for more then 50% of world cork, just in case you want to know!
Which would you rather have trailing behind you: carbon monoxide or BUBBLES? BLOOM is another cheeky entry from the design21 competition, where the bubbles contain spores/seeds that sprout where it lands. The video is cute too.
The movie: BOMB IT - The global graffiti documentary by award-winning director, Jon Reiss - features street artists and top graffiti writers from 5 continents (i.e. Taki 183, Revs, Revok, Shepard Fairey, Os Gemeos, Cope, KRS-One etc).
Improv Everywhere has struck again ~ this time - "700 agents lined the length of the Brooklyn Bridge a week before its 125th birthday. In the rain and cold we created a wave of camera flashes across the bridge from Brooklyn to Manhattan."
Howies' latest T-shirt Of The Week is Soap Dodger by Stephanie Cotgrave. With so many fun shirt ideas, Howies now picks one new shirt idea and does a print run of it for only 1 week... can't wait to see what's next!
Beautifully crazy illustrations by New York based artist Jinyoung Shin. Obviously her work has been influenced by japanese manga, but she has definitly seperated herself from that style with her long limbed figures.
Construction progress of Mountain Dwelling, an impressive terrace housing project in top of a parking building. Gives all the benefits of a house with front yard with urban density. Located in Copenhagen, by BIG.
Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic will take place on Governors Island (Sat 31 May) and can you believe that this will be the first time Polo will be played in NYC for over 70 years... open to the public!
This floating sauna is soon to be installed at the Fakriken Furillen, an amazing hotel created at the site of an abandoned limestone quarry on Sweden's largest island, Gotland. And it's right on the beach, facing the Baltic Sea. Awesome.
The Starry Night Bed has internet connectivity, wireless remote control, iPod dock station, anti-snore technology and temperature control from 68 to 117 degrees Fahrenheit. Anyone sleepy or it is just me?!
"The Fall of Steve Jobs" ~ the cover of Fortune's August 5, 1985 issue ~ found this while poking around the VT Cabin... the article and ads within certainly show how far we've come in the last 23 years...
The Faces of Oolong viral microsite was launched to promote Konami Mobile’s new “Yie Ar Kung Fu” game for mobile devices. Check out the hilarious old-style vidoes, customize them with your own headshot and send to a friend.
The two Amsterdam animal refuges in Amsterdam have been amalgamated: the new-built is the largest pound in the Netherlands. The result is a green, playful animal refuge center. By dutch Arons & Gelauff Architecten.