The iXi bicycle has a sturdy, lightweight aluminum frame that comes apart easily for stowing and transporting. Survival gear is also stashed right in the frame - tire pump, repair kit, even a rain poncho.
Casa 205, in the Spanish countryside. A beautiful wooden box, with a ventilated facade. The windows frame the surrounding landscape. I wonder how the building will age during time, becoming part of the landscape. By H Arquitectes.
Amazing work by NY based Korean artist Jinyoung Shin - Jinyoung has developed a very unique* style strongly influenced by Japanese manga look but with a very decay feeling, very interesting and intense...
Interesting umbrellas by Ofess - the 0%Graphic is simply black with one triangular color. But the best part of Ofess' umbrella line is the hard shell wine bottle type packaging that the umbrellas come in.
Wow - Julien de Smedt Architects' crazy proposal for the Mondri and Elano Hotel in Las Vegas. In most other locations it would be inappropriate, but in Las Vegas it is reminiscent of the big top circus tents and fits right in with Vegas' surreal architecture.
Francis Ford Coppola Encyclopedia at KnoWine.com is not only a gorgeous site, but i'm blown away by the packaging and branding design ~ you must see the details of these bottles and the custom moleskine!
The holiday house Breiteneben is situated in the lower mountains of the heart of Austria. The 16th century building has been renovated using traditional methods and materials while integrating the comforts of the new millennium.
Interesting ship-like interiors at the Berge Guesthouse by Nils Holger Moormann. Backpackers can stay in "‘sleep cells" - essentially rooms designed just for that, with a communal space that includes a library, kitchen and gathering area with a fireplace.