The German actress Jessica Schwarz opened a tiny hotel in an almost 400 years old house. The hotel "Die Träumerei" (engl. the reverie) has only 4 rooms but each is totally different and shows Jessica's passion for details! Sweet dreams!
Even without design week ~ milan is quite a site to behold... especially from the roof at sunset! And the glow of the duomo and galleria late at night ~ and the details that keep it real ~ like trapped escapee tanks and unicorns!
Kai Mueller and Marcel Krueger have a great project. SONIC ICELAND is about making a portrait of Iceland and its music. Traveling through the country with enthusiasm and passion for music, photography and culture.
Freitag takes truck tarp bags to a new level with the new REFERENCE Line coming in the fall... but first a Limited Edition Silver Edition of 34 pieces at 10 Corso Como (and apparently gold at Colette). See closeups of the beautiful details!
Three free smartphone apps to help Milan Design Week visitors find their way around: Interni FuoriSalone, FUORISALONE.IT, and DesignIT guide from i Saloni, the COSMIT show at the Fiera exhibition centre.
The Mercedes-Benz Museum ~ a look at the amazing images the surreal juxtapositions of materials and unexpected curves in the architecture create! And the horse... an early predecessor to the automobile?
Frogfish ~ related to anglerfish, but with crazier camo-colours and the most adorably awesome elbows and arm/fins... also a peek at some stunning nudibranchs, and a few other Lembeh Strait creatures i found!
Wonderpus vs Mimic Octopus! A close up look at two amazing octopi i got up close with today! So incredible! And only found in bali/sulawesi! (Check out the video of the mimic becoming a flounder, snake, and more!)
Domenico Diego and Cristina Corradini designed the “Street Safe Initiative,” a brightly-coloured layer of asphalt a few inches beneath the surface of the road, which becomes visible when the road surface breaks up, making potholes easier to see.