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Pininfarina Sergio Concept

Pininfarina Sergio Concept

Presented at the Geneva Motor Show, the Pininfarina Sergio concept takes its name from veteran designer Sergio Pininfarina, to whom many iconic Ferrari’s owe their looks. The concept is a homage to the vision of the remarkable designer who passed away in July last year.

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Morphing Dress Transforms at The Touch of a Collar

Morphing Dress Transforms at The Touch of a Collar

Designer Hussein Chalayan has love for dresses that can transform themselves. For this new line, the designer presented a few dresses that stay ready for transformation without requiring stupendous effort from the user. All that needs to be done for these dresses to transform is a tug at the collar, and voila, there’s an entirely different dress. The video below shows the dresses in action, with the first one appearing around the 2:35 minute mark.

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Scary Neon Skull Lights

Scary Neon Skull Lights

Neon Skull Lights by artist Eric Franklin are one of those scary things that keeps you looking at them with rapt attention. You might be creeped out, but you somehow can’t bring yourself to look away from the spectacle. Or that’s how they put such things in a couple of not-so-good books I have read. As far as I’m concerned, these lamps are fabulous. It is a set of three skulls, lit up internally through ionized neon, krypton, and mercury. The skulls themselves are made using an intricate network of glass tubes sealed masterfully to create a vacuum.

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Human Shaped Floor Lamps

Human Shaped Floor Lamps

Gone are the good old days when you could keep humans as objects. You know, like the kind who stand in the background holding a lamp or serving their feudal lord without as much as being perceived or acknowledged. To those nostalgic for the old times, the Embarakiya lamps can provide some relief. Sadly they won’t work exactly as human minions, but you could find some solace in the humanoid shape of these floor lamps, plus the human sounds they utter through a speaker built into their torso.

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Copenhagen’s New Trash Incinerator Will Moonlight As a Ski Slope

Copenhagen’s New Trash Incinerator Will Moonlight As a Ski Slope

Trash incinerators are no place for fun; except if you are in Copenhagen because the brand new incinerator coming up there has room enough for a ski slope. It is going to be fun, because not many ski slopes in the world can claim to have hot burning trash underneath them. We’re not sure how people will love skiing a stinky slope, but it seems the project is a go and has already broken ground.

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Garden Tree House

Garden Tree House

For the sake of extension of a house in Kagawa, Japan, architect Hironaka Ogawa had to make room by felling two trees. He then decided to use the same two trees as part of the decor of the house, giving it a very unusual yet charming look; although we’re sure the trees would disagree.

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