Love the idea behind the Parr House by Pezo von Ellrichshausen Architects - a rectangular home with a series of rooms, each which gets its own sloped roof and skylight, and a series of internal (but exterior) courtyards dispersed throughout the home.
Phaidon recently released their 2nd in the series of architectural tomes, the Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture. Featuring projects built after 2000, it catalogs 1,037 of the world's most interesting built projects. And it comes with its own suitcase.
UK betting company Betfair has launched the world's first commercial goal celebration to advertise its new online game TaiKai. The first footballer to DO THE TAIKAI will receive an instant £10,000 goal bonus
Re-Cycle Laundry Centre, by Fernanda Villanueva & Arturo Ariño - literally inspired by the recycling logo both in form and function. The 3 units include a washer, dryer and a water tank/filtration system. Minimal water is used, & dirty water is recycled.
Designer Michael Schoner of NL Architects transformed a regular piece of street furniture into a sound system called 'Boombench' - it reveals its hidden power via Bluetooth, allowing the public to play the music on their mobile phones.
To promote the quality and confidence of their cars, Italian Copiaincolla Autocenter Mantova sent a mailer in a brown envelope with the message: "we use X ray". Inside there was a plate of the X ray test of a vehicle.
erickson beamon brings their innovative and decadent aesthetic to home decor and creates an exquisite lighting piece. japanese glass pearls, swarovski crystals, gold plating, glass and brass chains, etc the glam rock chandelier is a handmade objet d'art.
Jamie Hayon's big green glossy rocking chicken ~ obsessing over it tonight, you saw it miniaturized and in porcelain in #16304, and then i went and read up and found more sketches of the full size. Wow.