Pingtan island is located off the coast of China towards Taiwan. It is near this island that a new floating museum is proposed. The floating art museum designed by MAD Architects would sit on a man-made island, covering an area of 130,000 square feet. Taking a dune-like form, the artificial island will be accessible from […]
Magnetic levitation is quite an idea. Mix it up with furniture, and you’ve got some real lookers on there. There is just one big problem with most of the magnetic levitation themed tables we have seen: there’s nothing to keep them in place. The last thing anyone probably wants is to bump into the table […]
ItalDesign‘s Parcour Concept for Giugiaro breathes in the air of supercars and sports cars to take on a form that is instantly recognizable and happens to be one hell of a look. Parcour, while keeping the general looks of a sports car, sits comfortably above the ground, allowing it to show its mettle in off […]
If you love typography, you breathe typography, you eat typography, and apparently you sculpt typography. Lithuania-based visual communication studio PRIM PRIM compared fonts to food, and just for good measure made paper sculptures of the food they were talking of, because why not? And it adds layers of cool to everything.
Whoever said solar power can’t be sexy, would be wrong, very wrong as this Pure Tension Pavilion in Rome shows. Granted, it could have a better name, but lets stick to the form and function. Made by agency SDA for Volvo Italy, the pavilion shows the hybrid V60 harbored under a sweet looking pavilion. It’s […]
15 Minutes Lamp is a rather cool mix between an hourglass, a lamp, and something of a light dimmer. You can set time in increments of 15 minutes and doze off. Slowly, the sand begins to flow on the bulb and dim the light. After the set time, the bulb is covered in sand and […]
An abandoned quarry in China is all set to become the spot of luxuries as construction begins on a new 19-story luxury hotel. To be built inside a cave at the base of the Tianmenshan Mountain, the hotel will rise only 15 meters above the ground and will sport a garden at its roof.
A few studies have shown that people tend to be quite unhygienic about washing hands after urination. One study by Michigan University shows 15% of men don’t wash their hands after urination, and of those who do, 50% don’t use soap. Seeing things are way not cool, designer Kaspars Jursons created the STAND, a urinal […]
Shtox ever spinning whiskey glass has a special base that is primed for spinning for a very long time. They’ve thrown in the word infintiy but since all good things come to an end, the spinning glass must stop some time too. A Red Dot Design Awards winner, the glass has an etched spiral pattern […]
It would seem that we just can’t have enough spiders around, so it is only natural that the house furniture too follow the form of our future scary overlords. Artist and designer Bruno Freire has a liking for furniture that takes after insects, often, spiders.