Thanks to the folks at Columbia University you can design and print your own electroluminescent displays. Print your own custom EL panel in the comfort of your own home. Launching Fall 2010. Screen-printing gone high tech!
Portuguese architects Grau.Zero have completed a stunning house in Santo Tirso, near Porto, where one end peels up from the ground. House SGLight consists of two rectangular volumes that have been ‘bent' horizontally and skyward.
The eight-storied glass body of the Side Hotel Germany is located in the center of Hamburg. Matteo Thun created the interior and some of the exclusive furniture and accessories is available in the shop of hotel.
A ‘Catio’ Enclosures Protect Cats Outside. Great NYtimes slideshow investigating how some New Yorkers who would never let their cats roam free outside have created enclosed spaces at home that allow them to share the great outdoors.
Berlin's vibrant city-scape is a clash of modern architecture, neo-renaissance buildings, and east-german prefab tower blocks. Elements from all these can be found in this table, simply named after its inspiration – Berlin. By Meyer Miller Smith, Berlin.
Simple and elegant wall lamp designed by Martina Carpelan, 'Sunday' may be used as a bedside table or in the hallway, in the chalet or in the toilet and can be lit by using either a bulb or a candle light!
A piece of history- with this vitreous enameled Benjamin factory shade salvaged and restored by skinflintdesign. Shades like these would have illuminated the manual production lines of the pre digital age.
Matteo Thun for Neutra has integrated nature into these modern sinks, vanities, countertops, benches, and check out the bathtub with the wood surround! Adding to their uniqueness, these pieces are made using Kauri wood.
Space-saving extendable table by Italian company Ozzio Design. Deco Console Table is a versatile table with an aluminum telescopic mechanism that allows for three possible extensions and three sizes to suit any space.
Sea urchins have hundreds of feet: thin, muscular tubes with suction cups at the ends. Their tube feet, pedicellariae, and probably the shell itself—may function as a giant compound eye like that of an insect. Amazing Creaturecast video!