The Telemegaphone automatically answers incoming phone calls and broadcasts them across a fjord in idyllic Western Norway down to the remote town of Dale. The project addresses preconceptions of what makes a ‘remote’ location remote.
David Maisel's beautiful and haunting photos from his Library of Dust project (the book is coming out in a few months). Each corroding canister holds the cremated remains of patients from an American psychiatric hospital. BLDGBLOG has a great article on the project.
Hulger if giving a special 20% discount on all products (through Sept 14th) ~ we all need some fun retro phones to link up via bluetooth and usb to our many high tech devices! (Just click through this link)
Studio Klink's Villa Peet. What strikes me as unusual about the house is the blank facade, with almost no windows facing the street at all. Images of the interior spaces show it to be super light and transparent, with views to the garden from everywhere in the house.
Melissa of Brazil's latest collaborations including those with Zaha Hadid, Disney & The Little Prince as well as other special editions and the 2009 collection completely redefine stylish, ecological and plastic shoes.
The Portuguese cork industry has begun an ad campaign designed to argue for the greenness of corks versus screwcaps. Screwcaps are plastic, industry, CO2 emissions, etc.. Cork is natural!
Save the Forest!! Join this cause.
Did you ever wonder what DID Home Improvements "Wilson" really look like? Check out this tribute to the late Earl Hindman aka "Wilson" with an video from the shows Final episode along with comentary about Earl Hindman (1942 - 2003)
Chueh Lee of Samsung China designed the Touch Sight - the first digital camera for the visually impaired. Features include 3 seconds of recorded sound as an image reference, and a flexible Braille display sheet that displays a 3D image.