Justin Nagelberg and Matthew Waldman, Nooka‘s brand designers have designed “The Sa”, an umbrella with an innovative design. Indeed, the two designers get inspired by origami structure and designed this geometric umbrella with an eco-friendly material choice and an ingenious mechanism. More details in images and video.
Here is the first HomePod of the world : a house robot, or rather an independent mobile computer featuring a video projection system and a high-definition audio and video 360 system. This enable inhabitants to turn any room into an entertainment place depending on the activity they do. A project made by Keecker to discover in images and video.
“Situation Room” is an immersive installation by artists Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes at Storefront for Art and architecture in New York. Looking like a kind of intriguing neon pink cave, visitors pass through small passages and can discover the interactive system of the installation. More details in images.
The Italian designer Alessandro Isola has created this amazing sofa. Covered by a large carpet, the structure is made of stuffing for more comfort. The designer has also set up a book case at the larger open ends of the couch for more functional and decorative dimension. To discover in the article.
In this video called “What’s up Hong Kong?”, we can follow the Russian duo Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov during their trip in Hong Kong. What looks like a documentary quickly becomes a furious getaway in the heart of the metropolis and on its skyscraper rooftops, ending with a giant display billboard hacking. To discover in video.
Tribe Studio Architects have designed this house with a pulley system integrated into the architecture in order to slide the bike from the ground floor to the attic. Home residents just have to pull the rope to put it away or use it in return. An ingenious idea to discover in the following.
For the Nuit Blanche in Paris and Samsung Electronics France, English collective Umbrellium created the installation “Mini Burble Paris” : suspended lights shaped like balls which are operated by a remote control, from a distance. An interactive production by Tetro who already have impressed us with their Fête des Lumières installation in Lyon.
The furniture collection Good Medicine Tastes Bitter by designer Weng Xinyu gathers 4 smart objects. The “Time Killer” clock is a piece of tree with a saw that kills literally the time. The photo-frame “Tangible Memory” has a frame that blurs when it hasn’t been touched for a while : a bit like memories we lose if we don’t look after them. The “Angry Lamp” is a standing light which turns off if another lamp is on in the same room, in order to economize energy. And the “Shadow Play” lamp turns the light and shadows into a little theater.
Six sculptures designed by Joe O’Connell artist were spread between the main library and arts center of Californian city, Palo Alto. Made of stainless steel, these giant lanterns are made of multilingual sentences transcribed in the cut steel, then welded together. These beautiful sculptures are illuminated with LEDs and have sensitive electronic components.
Designers Barber & Osgerby collaborated with BMW to design a stunning project at the Raphael Gallery of V&A Museum. For this, they opted for an installation they called “Double Space for BMW” in reference of the brand’s technologic innovation and precision. They realized a kinetic sculpture represented by gigantic inclined and hanging mirrors. More details in images and video.