Antique dealer Fred Nickson unveiled the world's oldest solar panel at yesterday’s Antiques for Everyone show at Birmingham’s NEC. The crystal-ball-shaped panel produces 1.5 volts of electricity, enough to power a digital watch.
This latest lego creation is dubbed 1:9 Supercar 2010. Created by the artist Marvin G, this SuperCar has a mid mounted V10 engine, five speed gearbox with reverse and fully independent suspension system.
Kalon Studios is releasing a new product called the Hut-Hut (Giddy-up for Camels) which is a playful reinterpretation of the rocking horse. It will debut in Milan during the Salone del Mobile at the Posti di Vista 'green block' exhibition.
Next week, FarmVille players will have the ability to grow peanuts, thanks to ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi and an Israeli candy brand. First time a crop is linked to a brand. Elite Taami Nutz is a peanut-filled Israeli chocolate bar.
A very special spell is being cast over London's famous Kensington Palace with the sensationally spooky 'Enchanted Palace' exhibition featuring installations from leading fashion designers, interactive theatre and haunting projections.
Greenpeace Poland used stencils to increase awareness. They featured polar bears sitting on the electric chairs connected to streetlamps. The claim was: Save the bear, turn off the light. By Grupa 66 Ogilvy.
Gitta Gschwendtner’s strikingly minimalistic interior for London's Lik+Neon has a clever use of square pegs, bungee cord, limited use of traditional shop fittings and a one-off milk carton light installation.
Cute, new look packaging by illustrator Ben Javens for 8th Continent's soy milk. 8th Continent is a family-owned dairy in California that sources its beans domestically and makes it's milk in small batches.
Latest direction from Mel Ristau. Modulating large spaces with large mobiles, Mel has brought Calder's aesthetic for tuning contemporary space into this century. This piece strikes me as the DNA of the modern technocrat. Elegant.
Coordinated by the DMY Berlin contemporary design platform and Create Berlin, 7designers and creative labs create the collective exhibition “Made in Berlin – Open Process” presenting new prototypes and innovative concepts.
The world's first 'tweeting balcony' has appeared in front of The Shakespeare's Head on London's Carnaby Street - it is a stunt supporting the first ever Twitter production from the Royal Shakespeare Company. Such Tweet Sorrow.
Jens Praet's Arctic collection is a reflection on the industrial revolution's major after-effect, the global warming. This project wants to reach the people's attention by creating everyday objects with a subtle environmental message...