Clo is a chair designed by Yonoh, made of beech and cotton rope of 6mm thick. The chair is inspired by Japanese traditions, especially Jomon pottery, an old style that used ropes to decorate their surfaces.
The Capitol has seats all set up ~ MSNBC is shining massive lights down the National Mall ~ the US Mint has "It's Real Change" trucks driving around... here's a look at some of the randomness around DC today
T-Mobile killed it with this guerrilla style campaign filmed at 11am on Thurs 15 Jan 09 Liverpool Street station, London. Cast some hundred people dressed in normal work attire, passing through the rail station...
Until the January 31st three Parascopes will help you imagine how life in a future Malmö, Sweden might be. The Future Binoculars, show panoramic images based on proposals from the citizens of Malmö on how to reduce car traffic in the city.
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.