Toshiba lighting systems at milan design week 09 - WOW - featuring lights surrounded by arches of mirrors. LED lights embedded in the objects will glow brighter as people approach, and pulsate as if alive.
Showcasing at Via Carlo Botta 8, Milan this week has been Love Design, an art and design project that has fun with the concepts of affection, desire, pleasure and romance, but also jealousy, distance, separation and pain.
rolf's furniture massacre at milan design week 09 - rolf is a furniture transformer. by cutting away parts and by adding new ones a piece of furniture gets a new span of life. See his process in the pics!
Belvédère (2008) - This seat or rather perch is on the borders of urban areas where the view should be raised. Wink to the referee or lifeguard chair, to the observation post for hunting, it offers to the pedestrian a new viewpoint/
At salone satellite Pour les Alpe are showing the three chests of drawers ‘Ehrfurcht’, ‘Neugierde’ and ‘Sehnsucht’, witch are the perfect combination of product design and traditional craftsmanship from the Swiss Alps.
The Georgica House by Bates Masi architects is a monochromatic cube shaped home with great white blank interior spaces. The walls were left blank at the request of the homeowners to make it seem like a gallery for their artwork collection.
Here are the first High-res pics of the new and very limited production Ferrari 599XX, which, according to Ferrari, “incorporates the most advanced technologies resulting from Ferrari’s road-going and F1 research.”
Annenberg Community Beach House opened in Santa Monica today! First city-run public beach house of it's kind on the cali coast ~ and there were even cirque du soleil girls in giant beach balls in the pool... tons of pics!
Svanen (The Svan) is a a new conference center, hotel, apartment and office building, dynamic 150 meter tall, to be built in the Swedish city of Gävle. Designed by Petrén Merom Arkitekter and Scheiwiller Svensson. Arkitektkontor.
Notes from a Petri Dish is an introduction to cell swarming by Roman Popat, published in Working Title for the Milan Design Festival. Photographed at intervals over a period of 36 hours. This strain is genetically engineered to produce light.
Recent design project: Audi in cooperation with the Munich University of Applied Sciences challenged students to design 'human mobility solutions' to address plausible future transportation conditions.
"It’s not a pretty building, but it is heroic and dramatic." Andrew Melville Hall, design by James Sterling which has aged and weathered well with overgrown moss and lichen, had survived 40 years of age after it was completed in 1968.