Eco-friendly home in Otake, Japan by Suppose Design Office uses passive solar design to heat the home. It is earth-friendly and comes with a bathroom that has breath-taking views, whether looking inside or out!
Fun Wired article - Tom Shannon, the multimedia artist generates these complex forms with a simple machine, a pendulum of his own design that swings over the canvas, releasing pigment from six radio-controlled paint guns.
Back to a classic 20th century design desk calendar. Timor has been in production by Danese since 1967. A clever design combining great style and ease of use, the Timor is a great example of form & function by Enzo Mari.
StudioKahn designs and manufactures Metamorphoses, a series of three shape changing dolls that illustrate "Little Red Riding Hood." ~ most fascinating is the making of these porcelain and silicone toys!
Watch Zlatan Ibrahimović leave defenders for dead with lightning speed bursts and changes of direction with Nike's new Mercurial Vapor Superfly II. The film is called Traction on demand, by agency Wieden + Kennedy,
Midipad, a new app for the iPad/iPhone for music creation and live-performance. This multitouch-capable midi-controller-application communicates with your Mac, PC and even standalone hardware-synths via Wifi.
Kirsten Dunst in a wonderful Takashi Murakami's video Akihabara Majokko Princess. A pop fairy tale in which Kirsten Dunst sings the Vapors' hit "Turning Japanese", part of the Tate Modern's exhibition "Pop Life: Art in a Material World"
Per Brolund's "Joyride" is a great car. The set consists of 10 pieces of plywood, 3 aluminum tubes, nylon rope that serves as a "wheel" a few pins to hold the ring and keep everything in place and 4 wheels with rubber tires.
Beautiful Chicago apartment by Wheeler Kairns Architects. Owned by an art dealer, it features a red glass block structure in the living room and a huge glass dining room light fixture that is just exquisite!
Porsche Design just introduced the P'6780 Diver watch. The previous edition was designed over 25 years ago by Prof. F. A. Porsche. This updated version features a 1000 meter depth range and the unique ability to unhinge the case.
A preview of the new ZweiDrei shelf sculpture, Bacchanalia. Made from recycled paper honeycomb boards laminated with bone glue. Catch this piece at the upcoming Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan.
Set inside Antwerp’s fantastically grand central station, BASE’s new flagship store has been graceful integrated into the ‘classified monument’ by Belgian concept and design consultancy, Creneau International....
Quali cose siamo? Opens the Triennale Design Museum’s 3rd ed curated by Alessandro Mendini. Highlights include giant David by Michelangelo, equally tall wooden skeleton, super-sized campari bottle and a mechanized piano.
700 actual, real-life beds on a beach in Devon. Created by Storm Thorgerson for the cover of Pink Floyd’s album A Momentary Lapse of Reason. Part of Idea Generation Gallery's Storm retrospective - launching April 2nd, London.