GRVTY: Mesmerizing architectural pictures by Daniel Garay Arango

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Daniel Garay Arango is a talented young self-taught photographer and digital artist currently based in Bogota, Colombia. Daniel shoots a lot of street, cityscape and landscape photography. He offers us a series of unusual architectural photographs entitled GRVTY. Daniel captures numerous buildings in different cities. Then he digitally separates and rearranges individual segments as well as entire areas of the buildings to present them in seemingly weightless conditions. This way, he creates the ...  View More
May 27, 2017 Tiffany

Volkswagen reimagines superheroes as real-life exotic cars

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We all know that superheroes like to get around in style, whether it’s Batman’s Batmobile or Captain America’s motorbike. But what if our favorite superheroes from the Marvel and DC universes had to buy their rides in the real world? Volkswagen Motor Parts transformed the biggest heroes from both Marvel and DC into cars and the results are pretty damn cool.  View More
May 27, 2017 Jason

SOLAR EGG: amazing golden egg sauna installed in Swedish landscape

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Design duo Bigert and Bergstrom have unveiled the SOLAR EGG, a public sauna art installation, as part of an urban transformation project by developer Riksbyggen for the city of Kiruna, Sweden. The egg has a shell of gold plated steel that reflects the city and surrounding landscape. Inspired by the Arctic climate where light and darkness change with the seasons, the designers wanted to create the egg shape to represent rebirth and new opportunities. Made of 69 separate pieces, the contemporary ...  View More
May 17, 2017 Michael

MET GALA 2017: The craziest looks of the night

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Each year, our favorite stars, fashion moguls and models make their way down the red carpet in the most jaw-dropping and unconventional outfits out there. This year's Met Gala theme was an ode to Commes des Garcons founder Rei Kawakubo, with many of the celebrities in attendance wearing garments both crafted and inspired by the longtime designer who is being honored by the Costume Institute. Undoubtedly, Rihanna's look was one of the most talked about of the night. Dressed in a piece from ...  View More
May 6, 2017 Jessica

New IKEA wedge dowel furniture snaps in minutes with zero screw

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IKEA has been a staple of home decor for decades now, but its furniture is as popular for being rage-inducingly difficult to put together as it is for being cute and functional. But this relationship test might soon be a thing of the past, as IKEA is rolling out a way for products across its entire furniture range to snap together in mere minutes. It’s all thanks to a new type of joint called a wedge dowel, which requires no allen keys, no glue, and can be taken apart and put back together ...  View More
March 7, 2017 Tiffany

BASIC HOUSE: Martin Azua’s folding house fits in your pocket

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It looks like a disco prop for a photo shoot, but Basque designer Martin Azua's experimental prototype for the Basic House is actually functional (and fun!). Though it's billed as a portable 'house', the Basic House is more like a cross between an emergency blanket and a tent. Made of metallic polyester, the lightweight structure folds neatly into a pocket when not in use. Take it out, and it reacts with body heat or heat from the sun to self-inflate and provide an instant shelter wherever the ...  View More
February 28, 2017 Megan

Charles Marville’s vintage photos of Paris fancy urinals

Charles Marville (1813 – 1879), was a French photographer, who mainly photographed architecture, landscapes and the urban environment. He used both paper and glass negatives. He is most well known for taking pictures of ancient Parisian quarters before they were destroyed and rebuilt under 'Haussmannization', Baron Haussmann’s new plan for modernization of Paris. In 1862, he was named official photographer of Paris. One of the his favourite topics were public toilets.  View More
February 13, 2017 Jessica

Designer Mariana Folberg creates amazing glow-in-the dark plants

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Industrial designer ​Mariana Fernandez Folberg brings us the Lamp Plant. Basically, glow in the dark plants. Soon, you'll be able to buy them over at her Etsy shop: 'I made these evergreen glowing plants. The Botany world has always amazed me as an Industrial designer, each plant has its own unique aesthetics, these aesthetics serve a specific need or function. In making the Lamp Plant I decided to focus on the various types of leafs and their 'veins', the veins are cells that bring water and ...  View More
February 7, 2017 Jason

ALO: Star-designer Philippe Starck reimagines the smartphone

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French designers Philippe Starck and Jerome Olivet have unveiled a radical new concept for the smartphone of the future in partnership with electronics brand Thomson. The smartphone, called Alo, shuns the usual LED-backlit touchscreen, and instead projects 3D holographic images of messages, movies, or anything else the user might want to view. It’s completely voice-activated, and its “gelatinous” translucent housing is specifically designed to fit inside the palm of your hand.  ...  View More
February 7, 2017 Jason
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