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.
Kengo Kuma Associates realised this renovation of the Hoshakuji Station north of Tokyo. Parts of the station are made from re-used Oya stone which was left over from an old warehouse that existed in this area.
Presso by Patrick Hunt of is an eco-friendly espresso machine that only requires the amount of energy to boil water and human force to operate the press. The product is made out of 100% recyclable aluminum.
Swiss watchmakers Hublot's F1 King. The watch is based on the King Power model, with everything blacked out for a sleek, matte look. Only 500 numbered items will be on offer before Hublot unveils its next Formula 1 edition.
A Collection A Day: A blog documenting a project that will span exactly one year, from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010. On each of those 365 days, one collection will be photographed or drawn (and occasionally painted).
The Type-Cube made of vat paper consists of eight movable cubes, which are connected together. A fragment of a letter is engraved on each side of the cubes. Turning the cubes in different directions several combinations are offered.