Six innovative and sustainable designs sighted at Paris’ renowned interiors expo by Isabelle Doal in Design on 14 September 2011 Following up to part one of our 2011 Maison & Objet coverage, which focused on the transitional modes of design that cater to indoor and outdoor use, part two aims to […]Read more "Maison & Objet Fall 2011, Part Two"
Brooklyn studio nARCHITECTS builds a bamboo pavilion to raise awareness about a local forest under siege. nARCHITECTS, a burgeoning Brooklyn studio and past winner of the MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program (YAP), has sent us images of its latest work: an arched bamboo pavilion designed to raise awareness about a Taiwanese forest under siege. Forest Pavilion […]Read more "In Taiwan, A Stunning Bamboo Pavilion With A Potent Eco Message | Co. Design"
Mercedes F125 Concept Has Gestural Interface, Hydrogen-Filled Frame A sleek luxury sedan, the F-125 sports an advanced hydrogen-electric hybrid engine. Today, at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, Mercedes revealed its car of the future: a luxury sedan with zero-emissions propulsion–the holy grail of “sustainable” car manufacturing–thanks to a hydrogen-electric-hybrid engine and fuel tanks […]Read more "Mercedes F125 Concept Has Gestural Interface, Hydrogen-Filled Frame | Co. Design"
Wadaly is a young firm devoted to contemporary form and innovative design. Our focus is as much on quality of design as it is on method and process. All of the materials used are non-toxic, fully sustainable, and domestically produced. Each Wadaly piece is handcrafted to order in Brooklyn, NY. via wadaly.Read more "Do you like wadaly? I do!"
On the face of it, there is absolutely nothing that a medical mold for nose transplants has in common with a giant gorilla sculpted out of metal coat hangers. Or with a lace G-string from Poland, for that matter. Yet, all three ended up in the same exhibit at the London V&A. How!? […]Read more "11 Inspiring Examples Of Handicraft, From Makers Across The World | Co. Design"
A concept by Art Center student Seth Astle wins the U.S. portion of the James Dyson Award. A prosthetic limb and bike pedal that allows amputee cyclists to experience a full range of motion has been named as the U.S. winner of the James Dyson Award. Interestingly, for the second year in a row, […]Read more "A Prosthetic Limb That Lets Amputees Ride Bikes | Co. Design"
A celebration of improvised conversation: Intellectual jazz. Richard Saul Wurman, creator of the TED (1984/2002), TEDMED (1998-2010) & the eg conferences (2006), will celebrate improvised conversation in its most informative manner. No presentations No schedule No expensive tickets Simply pairings of amazingly interesting individuals prompted by a question, generating a conversation. For 10 minutes to […]Read more "The WWW Conference"