Students at the École Supérieure d’Art d’Aix-en-Provence of France's “Open Source Washing Machine Project”. Made from bicycle parts (tires and wheel), bamboo, a solar panel cand recycled electric motor.
Print magazine's April 2010 'The New Visual Artists' issue is filled with emerging young talent. This year's top '20 under 30' includes Always With Honor, Mikey Burton, Frank Chimero, Jean Jullien, Janine Rewell, Nikolay Saveliev...
SuperFront LA exhibits UNPLANNED at the Pacific Design Center on March 25th, with urban scale experiments of models, drawings, animations, software applications, consumer products, and live film from 20+ architects!
In her graduate project, 'The Possibilities of Parts', Lotte van Wulfften Palthe utilizes both found and bought personal objects and materials to create large-scale worlds that take on an unique existence of their own.
Babis Papanikolaou & Christina Tsiragelou, two Greek architects/designers created their own studio "157+173 Designers" in the city of Thessaloniki. Their work has an industrial feel and turns 3D forms into 2D ones.
OLOMOUC, CZECH REPUBLIC — Radim Kralik, wife Barbora Kralikova, live in a modern concrete box on top of a 1943 grain silo, a stark contrast to the neo-Gothic spires that dominate this small city about 175 miles east of Prague.
Stunning Casa G Vacation home in Iceland by Gudmunder Jonsson. The house has a curved wooden elevation that is glacier-like in appearance and the home is positioned to offer 4 very different views from each direction.
A look at the beautiful murals (and little creatures that wander down the halls) by Sainty and David Whittle in the rp& (of RPA) offices ~ also a look at the making of the hand painted animated wall sized advert...
Curious how this ancient Chinese table game became such a smash among American Jews that it evolved into a Jewish game. “Project Mah Jongg,” opens at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on May 4 and continuing through December.
I love this map of London from Herb Lester Associates. The map charts the most pleasant and civilized places, around London, for a secret liaison, a sneaky skive or an out-of-the-office very-important business meeting.
National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore records North American species facing extinction in his latest book, Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species. A beautiful book filled with tragic stories.
Colombian architects Plan B + Giancarlo Mazzanti recently completed this interesting house on a hill. The structure desegregates to be part of the slope, resulting in a deck with an amazing view over the local wetlands.
Milan designers Gabriele and Oscar Buratti have collaborated with bathroom brand Roca to create a combined toilet and wash basin called 'W+W', where waste water from the sink is used to fill the toilet cistern.