At the recent Hanover Trade Show, Volkswagen presented the Milano Taxi Concept, a design study of a mass-market, compact, emission-free taxi with an electric power-train that allows for a range of up to 300 km.
Baxter Finley, Barber & Shop ~ a brand new old school barber shop opens in LA from the men behind Baxter of California. Incredible shave experience ~ with 1900's chairs, vintage Playboys, stunning wood floors and more...
Heather L. Johnson references both anatomy and machine, using delicate embroidery and graphite drawing to consider movement, identity, complex activity and infrastructural space. Enjoy an Urban Omnibus interview with Johnson here.
The V8 Hotel is named after the famous eight cylinder engine. and is located in an old airport area near to Stuttgart in Germany. In every room you will find a lot of automobile nostalgia such as the Route66 room, a drive-in-movie-theater room or the car wash room.
The Soho House Group will launch their latest addition in a former department store in Berlin's Mitte district this fall. The 40 bedroom members club boasts gorgeous interiors by Susie Atkinson and London-based Michaelis Boyd Associates.
Noch aluminum brief case with "Blumenau" model train set with a high-quality ready assembled summer landscape. Paul Smith used to take this train set to Japan on his early trips and would produce it at meetings when he became bored.
WATERWEAR from Tunewear is made from a durable, transparent material with a triple zipper design to lock an iPad safely inside, it away from water and dust. Bring it with you when you take a bath or go outdoors by the pool or to the beach.
Tree Pod Dining is available at the Soneva Kiri Thailand Resort. The Pod was engineered with a rigid frame swathed in woven rattan with an open panorama window. Food courses arrive courtesy of a flying waiter – harnessed to a zip line –
This beautiful Lightcatcher for the Whatcom Museum was designed by Olson Kundig Architects. This project was to add an iconic object for the museum to make the museum’s exterior as active as the interior.
For the next ten days on location in Spain and Scotland ,The Macallan will be on the road with Albert Watson, conducting interviews and gathering exclusive behind the scenes content of their 2nd "Masters of Photography" installment.
The Museum of London launches an iPhone app "Streetmuseum" that makes use of its extensive art and photographic collections. Through geo tagging and Google Maps, it guides users around London allowing them to look into the past!
A look into the testing facilities of Nike Golf ~ The Oven. From a fridge full of balls, to robotic golfers, to a garage like putting green that opens into a driving range and short course with water features!
The architects Thomas Sandell, Gert Wingårdh and Jarmung & Vigsnæs's vacation oasis in Bodrum, Turkey. The interior was designed by Michael Rösing from Radius Design. You can rent the house online at Radius Design.
Everyone likes to show off how traveled they are, so why not show it off in style. Scratch off where you've been on this gold Scratchmap to reveal a different image underneath. Designed by Luckies of London.
Located in NYC, Tokyo Bar is covered with Japanese Manga illustrations and neon lights. The little restaurant served Japanese comfort food, till it recently closed. Kashiwa Sato created the branding, love it.
Went a little quiet last week because i was at RUGenius' wedding out in the english countryside ~ playing with lots of deer, sipping rose infused champagne, and enjoying the stunning colors of the landscape...
MILANO APERTA: New Architecture - guided tours to buildings and districts of Milan promoted by the Urban Center of the City of Milan and by AIM Associazione Interessi Metropolitani. Including weekly coach tours in June.
Funky advertisement: non-alcoholic beer cans as subway handles in Tehran/Iran. ONIZOU suggestion: for emergency situations and hot days, add an opening in the plastic cover so the beverage can be consumed.
Muti Randolph is one of the world's top audio-visual artists. In this video he shares what's behind some of his most famous creations, which meld architecture, industrial design, music, and engineering.