Nigel Coates, Head of Architecture at the Royal College of Art in London, is set to make his mark in a spectacular fashion by presenting a new furniture collection with two new shows at Milan Salone de Mobile during 14th - 19th April 2010.
This modular vacation home by Architecton and Shelter Industries is environmentally friendly and awesome with a modern design. Wooden panel feature blends well with the natural surroundings. Award winning EcoFabulous home.
Three free smartphone apps to help Milan Design Week visitors find their way around: Interni FuoriSalone, FUORISALONE.IT, and DesignIT guide from i Saloni, the COSMIT show at the Fiera exhibition centre.
L.A. bookstore Family and Absolute puts on a month-long extravaganza of art, music and literature. Set in a pop-up space in NYC's TriBeCa neighborhood, Thirty Days NY features a host of daily festivities.
The Structural Skull Ring by Bits to Atoms pushes 3D printing to celebrate the digital aesthetic. The structure is reduced to the minimum connecting lines to describe the form in a triangulated gestalt manner. Available exclusively through Shapeways.
At Salone Satellite, Salone del Mobile you will find two versions of the Different Angles Screen, the Imaginary Friend Children’s Stool and other new objects from Act. Go behind the scenes and have a look into our design process.
Antique dealer Fred Nickson unveiled the world's oldest solar panel at yesterday’s Antiques for Everyone show at Birmingham’s NEC. The crystal-ball-shaped panel produces 1.5 volts of electricity, enough to power a digital watch.
This latest lego creation is dubbed 1:9 Supercar 2010. Created by the artist Marvin G, this SuperCar has a mid mounted V10 engine, five speed gearbox with reverse and fully independent suspension system.
Kalon Studios is releasing a new product called the Hut-Hut (Giddy-up for Camels) which is a playful reinterpretation of the rocking horse. It will debut in Milan during the Salone del Mobile at the Posti di Vista 'green block' exhibition.
Next week, FarmVille players will have the ability to grow peanuts, thanks to ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi and an Israeli candy brand. First time a crop is linked to a brand. Elite Taami Nutz is a peanut-filled Israeli chocolate bar.
A very special spell is being cast over London's famous Kensington Palace with the sensationally spooky 'Enchanted Palace' exhibition featuring installations from leading fashion designers, interactive theatre and haunting projections.
Greenpeace Poland used stencils to increase awareness. They featured polar bears sitting on the electric chairs connected to streetlamps. The claim was: Save the bear, turn off the light. By Grupa 66 Ogilvy.
Gitta Gschwendtner’s strikingly minimalistic interior for London's Lik+Neon has a clever use of square pegs, bungee cord, limited use of traditional shop fittings and a one-off milk carton light installation.
Cute, new look packaging by illustrator Ben Javens for 8th Continent's soy milk. 8th Continent is a family-owned dairy in California that sources its beans domestically and makes it's milk in small batches.
Latest direction from Mel Ristau. Modulating large spaces with large mobiles, Mel has brought Calder's aesthetic for tuning contemporary space into this century. This piece strikes me as the DNA of the modern technocrat. Elegant.
Coordinated by the DMY Berlin contemporary design platform and Create Berlin, 7designers and creative labs create the collective exhibition “Made in Berlin – Open Process” presenting new prototypes and innovative concepts.
The world's first 'tweeting balcony' has appeared in front of The Shakespeare's Head on London's Carnaby Street - it is a stunt supporting the first ever Twitter production from the Royal Shakespeare Company. Such Tweet Sorrow.
Jens Praet's Arctic collection is a reflection on the industrial revolution's major after-effect, the global warming. This project wants to reach the people's attention by creating everyday objects with a subtle environmental message...
Dutch company Thodio has collected an army of 50s style ammo boxes and stuffed them with high-quality Kevlar speakers. The A-BOX is functional and puts out a great amount of sound, even for a metal box.
PlusDesign presents new 2010 edition projects by: Massimo Barbierato, Camp ana BROT HERS , Lorenzo Damiani, Marina Fulgeri, Philipp e Malouin, Liliana Ovall e, Martin Saemm er, Oscar Tuazon, Walter Visentin, Robert Wettstein.
The Mercedes-Benz Museum ~ a look at the amazing images the surreal juxtapositions of materials and unexpected curves in the architecture create! And the horse... an early predecessor to the automobile?
Three Northeastern University students have engineered a data-logging shirt for baseball pitchers that will not only help prevent elbow injuries, but also provide an electronic analysis of pitching mechanics.
Official details have just been released on the 2011 Ferrari 599 GTO, Maranello's fastest street legal car ever! This is also only the 3rd Ferrari in the company's storied history to wear the Gran Turismo Omologato moniker.