The new Marimekko wallpaper collection features some of the most well-known Marimekko patterns as well as a number of more recent designs from young, popular artists. [Editor's Note: i had this print on towels/placemats/etc as a kid!]
Sébastien Preschoux ([Hu] Man vs. Machine), is a brilliant french artist who mixes up the mediums of his works between acrylic and string installations. His art mostly consists of various vivid, eye popping lines that are simplistically fascinating.
Swiss architects Luca Selva designed this house in Lupsingen. I like contemporary houses that keep pitched roofs. Nice cladding wraps the whole volume, turning the house into a stone or trunk blending with the landscape.
LA based architects XTEN just finished the Sapphire Gallery, an addition to a private residence in Los Angeles, displays contemporary art while also providing for a home office with views to the surrounding hills.
The DSLR Remote iPhone app is very handy for Canon photographers.You can trigger your PC wiresynced Cam with your iPhone, even adjust settings and see a preview of the taken picture on the iPhone Screen.
The NRW-Forum in Düsseldorf questions the differences/similarities of contemporary design-art with works by designers/artists like Ron Arad, Hussein Chalayan, Liam Gillick, Marc Newson, Franz West... 23 May until 5 July...
Oskar Zieta, designer of ‘Plopp’ and collaborator at the ETH Zürich, presented together with ETH students, an advanced design of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT), which was developed using the same ‘FIDU’ technology.
Beach! Sometimes its stepping out of the madness of city life helps you figure out what you should be doing! This weekend relaxing at the beach house in CT was totally inspiring ~ you've got to see the full moon!
"Jardins Jardin, Paris’ largest and chic-est gardening fair just opened in the Tuileries Garden" and The Horticulturalist has a nice look at some of the innovative displays! From grassy hybrid pillows to this gorgeous lamp!
The Berlin based designers Tom Kühne and Zascho Petkow strive to free themselves from traditional ideas of furniture designs and surprise again at this year´s DMY festival with their “wild” interpretation of interior objects...