Lenovo's ThinkPad USB Portable Secure Hard Drive has a physical keypad interface for entering your super secret password that unlocks the data within. I think the utilitarian design adds to the feeling of security.
Arkhefield’s modern, sustainable interpretation of a Bahaman cottage capitalizes on its site and celebrates volume, but is also capable of isolating, re-orienting and shutting down against inclement weather when necessary.
This crazy data-center in Stockholm was built in an old bunker, and designed to resemble a Bond villains lair. I love the artificial waterfalls, the use of jungle plants on the stone walls and this cool circular viewpoint for watching the servers.
Gianni Botsford Architects and Morphogenesis are collaborating on a five star hotel and cultural center in Kolkatta, India. Tagged Porous Morphology: the intent is to create an environment that captures the cultural and intellectual intensity of Kolkatta.
2008 Gift Guide Launching Monday! And Seagate is our big sponsor, and they distracted me with how incredible the lighting is on their new drives while i'm crunching to find you awesome products! See the unboxing!
Renderings of Oppenheim Architects' new Campus Center for Miami Dade college - definitely looks like it was inspired by OMA's China Central Television Headquarters. The building will house apartments, offices, and educational facilities.
Angus Hyland and assistant Fabian Herrmann have designed the hardback edition of Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories. The book collects together all of Ian Fleming’s Bond short stories in a single volume for the first time.
Quantum of Solace ~ at Harrods! They have a Bollinger Champagne Bar, the Aston Martin DBS, the Sunseeker speedboat, Tom Ford suit and black Prada dress worn by Daniel Craig and Olga Kurylenko and the latest Omega...
Aston Martin One-77 ~ the second video talking with designers about the design and history of this new car! Also, today's the last day to get me your info if you're interested in visiting the Gaydon Factory for NOTCOT!
The Genographic Project ~ a CSI like swab kit to help learn about the migratory paths our ancestors took and how humankind populated the planet through 100,000 anonymous DNA samples - National Geographic and IBM
National Geographic opens it's first retail space today! ~ and its a massive museum/store/exploratory space in London ~ see the temperature controlled test chamber, with a giant block of ice and infrared cameras to test your gear!
What do you do when Heineken asks you to design their first shop? Do you place furniture and displays into a given space? Or you pour furniture into a building in the heart of Amsterdam, as if we were filling a cold fresh glass of X-tra cold Heineken?