Furniture that has something in common with a Star Wars vehicle. AT-AT by T.N.A. Design Studio (for Röthlisberger Kollektion) made from pear trees, shares name and clean shape with the All Terrain Armored Transport.
The Ojon Tawaka "BALL" ~ is basically like a baseball sized dark chocolate ball that you roll all over your body as a body exfoliating treatment ~ see how they package this - as well as how they make it!
Cool looking learning centre (Aleksandria) in central Helsinki designed by Davidsson Architects. New part completed in 2003, old part from 1907 and originally designed by Gunnar Stenius of Lindgren & Stenius.
Trevor Paglen has done some amazing work/art "exploring and documenting hidden military landscapes". The "Black World" of the military and secret agencies; from the 'Rendition flights' (above), to secret bases around the world.
Alvaro Siza designed the new building for the Fundacion Ibere Camargo in Porto Alegre, Brazil. It opened a few weeks ago. A rectangular white concrete structure with circulations going out of its facade.
Recently Chaiten Volcano, southern Chile, erupted during storms in the middle of the night, creating this rare and colossal effect. The Chaiten Volcano has triggered earth tremors and spewed ash two miles into the air.
A new terminal at Shenzen Bao’an International Airport in China positioned as a gateway to China. Designed by architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, the terminal will have an incredible double skin canopy intended to let patterned natural light into the space.
Incase gives us a sneak peek at their new Summer themed ipod touch slider cases ~ amazingly thin yet durable plastic, with my favorite soft-touch rubberized coating! Amazing packaging experience as always...
Leif.designpark, Marina Bautier and Studio Hausen have designed some great, solid furniture for Atlantico. My personal favorite is the the bench/sofa with a built in pot (seen above this text). The rest of the 2008 collection after the jump.
Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt), an old man who physically ages backward. At 50, he falls in love with a 30-year-old woman. And then must come to terms with the relationship as they literally grow in opposite directions.
This clever green vehicle concept from the Technical University of Berlin is cleverly named CLEVER. Running on compressed natural gas this beauty gets 100 mpg and has less than half the emissions of a Prius.
After exploding onto British highstreets two years ago with their H&M capsule collection, Dutch duo Viktor & Rolf are once again gracing us with their conceptualised work at their first UK exhibition, starting tomorrow at the Barbican.
MONOCLE Magazine and Artek Furniture teamed up together for the launch of a stool in celebration of the magazine's one year anniversary. Avaialble in an edition of 60, it comes with a seat made from Finnish moose leather. Beautiful.
Really cool new feature was just added to Nike iD - Photo iD. Take a pictures with your phone, send it via MMS to Nike iD and use the colors from the photo on your customized Nike sneakers. Nice fusion of design and technology!
IM Talkathon! You can help raise money for the charities of your choice by simply iming! I love the concept ~ a nice way to have what we're already doing help causes we care about. Check out the blog...
K Chocolatier's K HIBALLS ~ are filled with Blue Label or Ketel One ~ dark chocolate and crispy sugary layer with quite the burst of liquor - OMG. A variation of the choc recipe once exclusive to Emperor Franz Josef...