Jessica Banks and Andrew Laska, the co-founders of the design firm RockPaperRobot, are using science and technology to change the meaning of “furniture.” Great interview and part of Seed Magazine on Design.
Australian studio b.e. Architecture created a house surrounded by a steel and timber timber grid in coastal Victoria, Australia. Meakins Road features a timber frame with horizontal beams that surround the building and create a veranda.
Taito and silverware maker Christofle have buddied up to offer the Space Invaders fan a chance to express their love of the 1978 shoot 'em up in style. Meet the multi-use silver Space Invader "fashion accessory".
This year at BRKLYN Designs, manufacturer and design house RAM Metals and its subsidiaries (Tides, Planter Worx and Raine Heidenberg Interior Design) put forth a strong selection of expertly crafted metal furniture and planters.
Japanese paper craft brand OEY has designed a new collection of tablewares. Mizuhiki is twined paper fused with a mixture of water and glue that dates back to the seventh century. The collection includes napkin rings, glass markers, and chopsticks.
We've posted about London's Elephant Parade before, but Benjamin Shine;s taxi elephant deserved another post. It is glossy black with chrome details. headlights for eyes and a taxi sign that are solar powered!
Joshua Foer launched Sukkah City, a design competition challenging architects and designers to re-imagine the ancient form of the sukkah in a contemporary context. 12 radically temporary structures will be built in Union Square Park.
Special "no-threat" glasses for looking at gorillas. Health insurance company FBTO is distributing eye-contact disguising glasses that allow zoo visitors to stare all they like, a behavior that is threatening to most of the great apes.
multithump, a multi-player version of marek bereza’s music sequencer iphone app thump. this special installation for seeper was installed at the v&a museum in london and executed in a tabletop format with graphics by david sweeney.
With 12183 images and around 531 different animal species, Life on White's objective is to create the largest collection by a single photographer, of animals photographed in front and on a white background. Eric Isselée.
Baxter Finley, Barber & Shop opens in Los Angeles. The traditional barber shop offers cuts and shaves and showcases Baxter grooming products as well as retaW (Japan), Dr. Bronners, D.R. Harris, and Marvis tooth paste.
Alan Daly built his iPad directly into the side of a kitchen cabinet, and set it to work doling out Epicurious recipes, streaming Jamie Oliver, and surfing some of the world's best websites well out of the way of troublesome meat splatter.
Wayne Anderson (aka Killibinbin) set up a new boutique winery, Tupelo. The branding uses a simple photographic underwater imagery, of an Elvis inspired character, surrounded by the flood waters of the king’s home town.
jacek barcikowski, jennifer kay and martina pagura from the copenhagen institute of interaction design present'sidetrack', a table which allows users to reflect on their working routine by drawing their pattern of behaviour.
Hang On is an unpretentious and humorous coat rack that is accessible and easy to decode with its oblique expression. Hang On is the work of the British designer Jade Barnes-Richardson and is available in several colours.