The Institute for Functional Escapists has a vital mission: to cultivate tactile values of intimacy, interaction and integration - promoting engagement with our physical and social worlds to more effectively sustain our cities and selves.
A concrete house floating in the middle of Rio de Janeiro's forest, designed by local architects SPBR. Thanks to a series of concrete structural elements, the house is lifted to enjoy one of the most impressive views over the sea.
Here is a new urban game consisting in find QR Codes in Moscow. The treasure hunt begins at the metro station Paveletskaya and invites you to find 7 other QR Codes. Each week (until september) you can discover new experiences.
One of the most impressive works from Peter Zumthor: The Kolumba Museum. An old church is converted into an art museum, by creating a new grey brick volume integrated with the remnants of the old facade.
Craig Mod, the designer and publisher of the cult art guide "Art Space Tokyo," posts an in-depth essay on how he made the most of crowd-sourced funding on Kickstarter.com to finance the reprinting of the book.
The Lunocet is the star in a new sport called "hydrotouring." This super efficient monofin allows swimmers to cruise reefs for hours or even circumnavigate entire islands. The possibilities are endless!
Astral Out-of-Home and BBDO developed the ideal creative platform to launch the new luxury high performance Mercedes-Benz SLS. Billboards were converted into attention grabbing creative executions to support this launch.
Superheadz have designed a digital video camera that shoots “Super 8 like” videos – the Digital Harinezumi 2. And now you can also have this limited edition artist versions by Ed Templeton and Mark Borthwick.
Sleek Magazine created a nice IPhone App with an art guide through Berlin. The App features a highly subjective but carefully curated selection of the city’s most interesting art spots and is now available for free.