Intriguing facade by Future Systems on London's Oxford Street. They call it a "vibrant jewel-like glass frontage...Through the repetition of crystal-like glass bays, a sense of scale and rhythm is created."
"Our Oil-less Turkey Fryer delivers healthier, flavorful turkey in less time, with less fat and cholesterol. Infrared cooking technology penetrates meat evenly and seal in juices, resulting in a moist inside and crispy outside"
Foster & Partners' new Sperone Westwater Gallery - slated for construction on Bowery near to the New Museum. Included in the design is a 'moving room' that will oscillate between the lower galleries and the lobby floor.
100 mansions to be built in Inner Mongolia by a coal and dairy tycoon. Kind of a self-indulgent idea for the current economic situation...but still wishing their official website would put up images already.
Redstr/collective & Copal present The Slave Betty, a traditional British Teapot captured and harnessed in the ancient art of Japanese Shibari (rope bondage). This East-meets-West teapot is suspended for its master and made available for all to enjoy.
Swedish Resteröds spring/summer 2009 collection is a celebration to the creative people during the 60´s and 70´s that made a big impact on the art, film and music scene and who made the world much more interesting.
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.