In 1958, Nat Mendelsohn purchased 320 square km of desert to turning into "California City," a paradise to rival LA. Mendelsohn’s vision fell flat, and California City is left as a “mirage of suburbia in the middle of nowhere.”
At the Geneva Motor Show next month, Bell & Ross will launch their latest concept dashboard/wristwatch for the Peugeot SR1 concept car. The watch is integrated into the dashboard but is also removable for wearing on your wrist.
The Mercedes-Benz Museum designed by UN Studio, is an architectural and automotive world of wonder. Location: Stuttgart, Germany. Mercedes has just released almost 100 pictures of their displays and exhibitions.
New update for graphic illustrator Ben Oliver. Ben's background is in graphic novels, but his recent commissions have been for a wide range of commercial clients including Adidas worldwide via 180 Amsterdam.
Using entirely reclaimed corrugated boxes from his trash and neighborhood, artist Mark Langan transforms the everyday material into something other than its original intended purpose ... aesthetically beautiful 3-dimensional art.
MINI Beachcomber is a four-seater concept car designed for maximum driving pleasure. Done without doors, a conventional roof and all other body elements which might possibly limit the occupants' encounter with their surrounding world.
Students from Emily Carr University making rad Olympic themed displays at the Lululemon Lab in Vancouver. The concept changes every few days. From 3D bobsled team made of fabric to pixel wall made of spools revealing images of athletes!
Objective of the 'A' series: utility and refine user experience. 'A' narrow bar height table can be engaged from either direction. 'A' bench is a bar stool height long bench that keeps those seated at the same eye level as those standing.
Photographer Daniela Edburg has long incorporated knitting in to her photography, but has taken it to a new level with her recent show STITCH, including hand-knit wedding tables, wine glasses, bombs, and brains and more.
Some nice projects and creative work by designer Ben Lloyd. A lovely diverse mix of advertising and conceptual projects. Really like the business cards on recycled stock seen on the landing page and in the archive section.
Richie Hawtin and Derivative software have launched a contest that will allow fans to design visuals for Hawtin's 2010 Plastikman world tour. The contest allows interested designers access to a custom version of TouchDesigner software.
Similiar to Japanese Oragami, this house unfolds like a piece of slice paper from the sloped site. The negative space between the slices creates wonderful clerestories for natural light and ventilation.