A Dutch company harnesses electricity from living plants, and then uses it to power cell phone chargers, Wi-Fi hotspots, and now over 300 LED streetlights in two sites in the Netherlands. Plant-e debuted its “Starry Sky” project in November 2014 at an old ammunition site called HAMbrug, near Amsterdam, and plant power…
AIGA’s blog, Eye on Design, focused on sharing the quirks, details, and visual beauty of great design. The platform juxtaposes emerging studios with industry legends; if designers can find inspiration from both traveling photo booth branding and Saul Bass quotes, AIGA reckons, there?s no reason they can?t live on the same web platform.
On 5th and 6th February, twenty Catalan studios will travel to Geneva (Switzerland), representing a broad cross section of the social housing models that have been built in Barcelona over the last ten years. Twenty selected works will be exhibited in the Geneva Pavillon SICLI under the title _Export BARCELONA ‘Social Housing in Urban Context’…
As thrilling as travel may be, there’s nothing like returning to the familiar, private comfort of one’s own home. But what if you could enjoy the beauty of an exotic locale without ever leaving your living room? One aging husband and wife in Port Arthur, Tasmania, hold that rare privilege. Their recently constructed home, designed […]
Spécialisé dans le Brand Design, le studio coréen Triangle a développé une identité visuelle proposant une charte graphique très intéressante. Sur un modèle dépliant à fond bleu et blanc, le studio a beaucoup travaillé sur des typographies hypnotiques en noir et blanc. Un projet à découvrir dans la galerie.
Inhabitat.com is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future. Inhabitat was started by NYC designer Jill Fehrenbacher as a forum for investigating emerging trends in product, interior, and architectural design. Managing Editor […]
Dwell is an American media company devoted to modern architecture and design. At Dwell, we’re staging a minor revolution. We think that it’s possible to live in a house or apartment by a bold modern architect, to own furniture and products that are exceptionally well designed, and still be a regular human being. We think […]