We all dreamed of flying in the air with the sensation of floating in the clouds. It’s almost done now with UK-based tech innovation company Centre for Process Innovation and thanks to their latest invention the Windowless Fuselage Concept. This future generation of aircraft expected to replace conventional windows with high-definition and flexible panels displaying capture of cameras mounted on the outside of the machine. Check out the video.
Sculpture by the Sea is an annual exhibition that takes place on Sydney beaches where international artists exposed their sculpture on the beach : this year passersby could meet a black rhinoceros on the sand, a giant frying pan and many other unexpected sculptures. To discover in images.
Photographer Bela Borsodi imagined a surprising alphabet. By piling up and arranging all kinds of objects such as clothes, furniture, odds and ends, she brilliantly created the letters of the word “Alphabet”. She structured her work around a careful organization of space. A great project to discover in the following.
Currently at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the collective exhibition “Inside” offers visitors a passage to the interior of the self, for which the exhibition space serves as a metaphor. The design collective Numen / For Use which we had already spoken before made a gigantic construction consists of 44 km of strips of cellophane woven around pylons and accommodating 5 people at once. To discover in images.
To design such beautiful objects, the design studio Swine based on extensive research it performs worldwide to renew creative design processes and achievements. For this project named Hair Highway, we learn how the studio immerse itself in the Chinese hair resale to adapt it to design product. To discover in the Making-of.
The foursome group OK Go are accustomed to put their music in pictures with videos out of the ordinary and always Including creative and technical innovations. The last release is no exception to the rule. Directed by Morihiro Harano with the help of drones, it shows dancers and theirs umbrellas looking like pixels. This beautiful wink to Busby Berkeley is to discover.
Designed to be hung on a tree branch, this experimental chandelier featured a woven fishnet that collects natural water as the morning dew and the rain to gradually crystallize it, forming stalactites. At night, the light’s rays reflect in the ice and create a sublime brightness. A project made by Arturo Erbsman to discover in the article.
Bold Or Italic Studio, founded by designer Wei Li, made possible the fact of “licking a cactus or a virus” with this popsicles project, adapting colors and shapes of different cacti and viruses. He has smartly associated cacti’s shapes to certain viruses’ shapes such as HIV and staphylocoques. Water and sugar popsicles, with an idea that influences a bit the taste.
This cabin was designed by Olson Kundig Architects to build the ideal cottage for a writer’s retreat. His intentions are to be close to nature and to secure the house during his absence, that’s why the studio designed a structured home featuring bay window walls joined to three wooden facades slats that can be raised and contain the home by a system of pivoting pulleys. To discover.
A wife has customized her husband’s Nissan Skyline GTR with a simple felt-tip marker. Based in Japan, the couple spent 140 hours in total, in a garage or at their home with square parts. The wife took care of the body which was damaged and on which they applied a lacquer in order to preserve the marker. More details in the gallery and on The Sky Life.
American designer John Irons has imagined the Trace lamp : a minimalist light that the user can build himself very easily. The idea was to create a lamp with the less material as possible, that we can build and re-build rapidly but that also keeps its function. You can support this project on Kickstarter.
In the heart of Manhattan, at the 432 Park Avenue, you can find a residential tower up to 1396 feet. Designer Rafael Viñoly has imagined the 104 amazing flats with incredible views on the city that will be available on year 2015. SPA, private pools and marble living rooms, the interiors are to discover in images.
Parisian designer Benoit Malta has imagined the two-legged wooden chair “Inactivité”. He defines it as a “bearable discomfort”. The idea was to create a chair that could fight against inactivity and that will oblige the user to maintain himself with little movements, to find the right position in order to keep the balance. A smart way to make your exercices and read a book at the same time.
The “Tricycle House” is a little home in polypropylene plastic which has been built smartly on a tricycle by Chinese architects and designers from People’s Architecture and People’s Industrial Design Office. Exhibited at the Get it Louder Exhibition in Beijing, this project is a response to housing issues in China. A mobile home to discover.