Uhuru, like the Shakers, believe “beauty rests on utility.” Their work aims towards sustainability, lasting appeal, and quality. The Bilge Lounge is a chair constructed from reclaimed bourbon barrels and the spring suspension leafs from used trucks.
The Leaf chapel by Klein Dytham sits within the grounds of the Risonare hotel resort in Kobuchizawa, a refreshingly green setting with beautiful views to the southern Japanese Alps, Yatsugatuke peaks and Mt.Fuji.
Nice graphic profile for Magnusson Fine Wine, by Stockholm Design Lab. MFW is a high tech wine bank that offers the most advanced wine cellar in Sweden. The wine bank was designed by Thomas Eriksson Arkitekter.
A wind tunnel by Renzo Piano, assembly lines by Jean Nouvel, and a restaurant by MDN (Marco Visconti & Partners) - Ferrari has invested more than €200,000,000 since 1997 for the renovation of their facilities in Maranello, Italy.
The last 50 years of industrial fishing have reduced worldwide populations of large predatory fish - sharks, swordfish and tuna by 90%. Check out this piece that touches on ways to change the rules to save marine fish population.