The Ferrari F80 Supercar is an independent concept from designer Adriano Raeli. The sweet looking car with an aggressive stance speaks power, and the designer made sure that power did show up in the supercar. Raeli envisions power for the concept car coming from a hybrid drivetrain working with a KERS system and combustion engine.
Match Candles are one part matchstick, one part candle, and the best of both. You light them by striking the head of the match candle, like you would do a matchstick. The head lights up, and the candle is lit. Pretty simple actually, and we imagine, quite handy in a blackout. While this is still a concept, it would be fair to assume that China based designers Coor Design & Manufacture would like to see their design as a tangible product.
Franken Edison Light matches up with the light bulb by Edison, takes inspiration from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and has that Victorian Steampunk look going about it. The two Edison bulbs on the lamp are placed inside two 8-inch mouth blown globes as a salute to the old Frankenstein movies. The movies placed two separate spheres that would catch lightning and send it through to Frankenstein. While these globes aren’t going to catch lightning, they do make a statement of style towards the form of Van de Graff generators used in the movies.
You absolutely cannot miss this bus stop in Baltimore. If you forget what it is, just look at the giant letters and spell it out. BUS is a permanent public art project. Made out of wood and steel, each alphabet can hold two to four people. The ‘B’ works as a shelter, ‘U’ and ‘S’ allow people to sit or lie down for a bit while they wait for the bus to arrive. It is designed as a leisure space, a creative one at that.
L’afrique carpet has a rich design that takes inspiration from the rich African iconography. Following the usual interpretation of Africa, the carpet presents a view of rich forests, intermingled with, and often camouflaging symbols from African iconography. Fit to brighten up an area with colors, the carpet is the work of Studio Job. The circular carpet has a width (diameter) of 350 cm (137.8 inches), and weighs upward of 60 lbs. Available at Moooi.
A box full of money burns to give light and warmth to the table. That is a very interesting concept, if you imagine the sheer amount of money that would take to keep the flames fed. Too much? is a dining table that shows modern design, and a flame at the center. The flame in question is fed by a box that sits beneath the flame, full of currency notes.
As the houses of Westeros war, they haven’t forgotten the importance of sports. Since the Football/Soccer world cup is the flavor of sports for the moment, it is absolutely necessary the houses and characters from Game of Thrones get uniforms to play the game.
These bird inspired shoes take up the mantle of going from a tad strange to a whole new level of weird. The range starts with shoes that have slightly weird shape and bird claw-like heels. Then the range progresses into shoes that look increasingly like a bird, until you run into a shoe where you would feel like you’re shoving your foot into a taxidermied bird.
Unveiled recently at the Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance, MINI Superleggera Vision Concept showed off a sweet new look and refined style. While a concept for the moment, the Vision is a very likely contender for the production line. It is expected that the care will make a production debut in 2016.