First look at Manifest Hope: DC ~ the art is pretty incredible ~ in this post you can see an overview of the art, the space, and the madness ~ here's shepard fairey touching up the piece on stage before opening!
Paula Scher: Great design is serious (not solemn), from album covers, to books, to the Citibank logo, Paula pinpoints the moments when she started really having fun with design. Check out her TED talk video!
The BrightBuilt Barn, located in Rockwood, Maine, is one of the super energy-efficient prefab designs of the year. A highly covetable structure, this barn/studio is not only a net-zero house... it is also seeking LEED Platinum certification
Duplex by designer Constance Guisset is a really creative idea, a combination of a fish tank and a birdcage. The aquarium is thermoformed so as to create a spacewhere the bird can fly at the same visual level as the fish.
Limited edition. The seraphine cage is forged by artisans using a sparkling metal cutting technique. Inspired by the Versailles gardens of the sun King, it is meant to be a small piece of paradise on earth.
zipshape is a universal fabrication method to fabricate single curved panels from any plain material without molds. 'ziprocker' rocking chair by hamburg school of timber technology and swiss office schindlersalmerón on display at imm cologne Jan 19-25.