Alpine construction, with its extreme conditions, remains a challenge in engineering, as shown by the recent example of the Monte Rosa lodge. The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology took over the architectural and technical concept, creating....
The Horo Collection is inspired by clock parts - the fusing of the temporal into the permanent. There are ten designs, each based on a pair of clock hands, fixed in time. Each chain is customized with a delicate gear charm that links to the chain at the collarbone.
French artist Julie Mercier has illustrated many children books and magazines. Here, for L’Affiche Moderne, is her exclusive and monumental atlas, teeming with funny details and creatures. Limited edition.
German company GRACE produced the world's first e-motorbike. It might look like a futuristic version of a regular bike, but it is actually the world’s first e-motorbike that you are allowed to ride on the street.
Ryan McGinness is going renegade and taking back the 'middleman' from auction houses by hosting an artist-direct auction tonight, comprised of 16 lots by the likes of Eric Parker, Eve Sussman, and Spencer Tunick.
Bugatti 16C Concept just made its first debut in the US, in Los Angeles. As an ode to the Type 57 C from the late 1930s, this reinvigorated supercar is absolutely exquisite inside and out. Available in 2012 for roughly $1.6 million.
Bread packaging that make you smile. Canada-based Karacters Design Group redesign of Silver Hills Bakery's bread packaging focus on the company’s simple, authentic values, and partners with a whimsical feel.
MRO is currently circling approximately 300 km above the Martian surface. Here is an astounding collection of alien-like photographs taken by the HiRISE camera on board the MRO – at resolutions as fine as mere inches per pixel.
‘Ventura’ is designed by Leo Krol & Vincent de Rijk for the Dutch manufacturer Solid. The pendant light is constructed out of two aluminium disks covered by a two-tone polyesther transparent diffuser in different colours.
Photographer Brett Arthur took his own vision of the H1N1 virus, better known as swine flu and applied it during a personal photo shoot of his to hopefully use as an awareness tool for the serious effects of the virus.
In the WATER/GLASS House, Kengo Kuma tried to frame space with only two horizontal planes - the floor of water and the ceiling louvers- and to generate between the planes a transparent and fluid time-space.
American Club cigarettes designed in 1961 by Swiss typographer and designer Jost Hochuli. Lettering set in Neue Haas Grotesk and Hochuli’s design is reminiscent of Constructivist work, reproduced in early issues of Neue Grafik.
Volvo debuts "Blind Preview" where Ersef Armagan, a blind painter, depicts the car. Ersef, blind since birth, is renowned not only for the beauty of his art, but for his ability to paint objects, in perfect perspective.
Union Square in Washington, DC, is showing off a shiny new Bike Transit Center that offers secure bike parking for 150 cycles, plus a changing room, lockers, bike rentals, and repair shop for commuters.