NIO Architecten has been announced as a finalist in the 2010 Dutch Design Awards for its apocalyptic bridge over the Amstel-Drecht Canal that some are describing as 'Jedi Starfighter collided with a praying mantis'.
Thanks to its cosy, protective, organic structure, NESTREST transforms your typical garden sofa into an architectural piece, one that offers you a secluded, suspended sanctuary as it gently rocks and embraces, a state of calm.
A master-work of typography by Joby Cummings, wherein each of the seven deadly sins are woven into the unmistakable likeness of a skull. The best t-shirt we know of for tracking how to avoid eternal damnation.
The Glassbulb Light by OOOMS is a lamp shaped like a wineglass. This atmospheric lamp is the perfect lighting for those long romantic evenings accompanied by a nice Bordeaux. The LED’s inside will shine for over 30.000 hours.
Architect Hiroshi Sambuichi and artist Yukinori Yanagi re-imagined the degraded copper factory as a commentary on the budding of an industrial nation. The Inujima Art Project is heated and cooled by a ingenious passive system.
Danish architect Bjarke Ingels has been awarded the European Prize, which annually honors a living European architect for their contribution to the field. Pictured: BIG's pavilion for the Shanghai Expo 2010.
Limited edition of 200 posters, screen printed with oil from the Gulf of Mexico disaster. A project by Happiness Brussels, design by Anthony Burrill. All benefits go to the Coalition to restore Coastal Louisiana.