The Houten Fire Station designed by Samyn and Partners features a giant wall of pictures painted by local children from all 22 of the surrounding schools, an act to deter kids from vandalizing the building.
Oakley makes incredible military gear! And some of the technology, design, and research leads to new retail products... take a peek at this prototype of a new super water shoe! Dries nearly as soon as you step out of the water...
Frogfish ~ related to anglerfish, but with crazier camo-colours and the most adorably awesome elbows and arm/fins... also a peek at some stunning nudibranchs, and a few other Lembeh Strait creatures i found!
Who'd have thought a shower drain could look so stylish. The clever design team at German company Dallmer came up with its CeraLine and CeraNiveau lines to provide a chic alternative to the circular hair traps we're all used to.
‘Pipeknot’ by Keiji Ashizawa consists of a coat rack, a coffee table and a table – all assembled by the same system. Welded steel pipes form the constructive knots. The wooden sticks which pass through them are fixed by dowels.
As any seasoned aqua-combatant will already know, there's absolutely nothing wrong with taking it seriously - it's all in the name of fun. With that in mind, here's the latest in rapid-fire water pistol technology, the AK-47 Aqua Fire.
Wonderpus vs Mimic Octopus! A close up look at two amazing octopi i got up close with today! So incredible! And only found in bali/sulawesi! (Check out the video of the mimic becoming a flounder, snake, and more!)
T-shirt design to benefit WNYC’s Radiolab. The image of a goat standing on a cow among a mess of papers is a favorite image for fans of the program. Listen to the show and support it with the purchase of this tee.
ROTARY Magazine is a fully projected magazine by Jack Maxwell and Luke Archer from Bath. Using misc photographic slides from ebay and a ROTARY carousel, they have created an interactive and sustainable experience.
J.Hampton Apothecary is a high-end line of men's shaving products. Inspired by Industrial Era apothecaries and patent medicine, the design expresses a sense of tradition and quality. Student Project by Jim Hargreaves.
COPY NATURE @ FUORISALONE 2010 -- Not just about copying nature, but also the nature of copies -- an exhibition of 11 designers' work exploring reproduction at the metal casting workshop The Beeldenstorm
DGPH presents 'Journey To Molestown' over at Gallery 1988, San Francisco. An exhibition with over 90 pieces in mixed mediums. Opening Reception: April 1st (7-10pm) 1173 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA.
Video of 'Curious Sound Objects': six most exceptional exhibits from the world of sounds and acoustics. At first sight may look trivial, but each object incorporates a very unique ability. [see 29466 too]