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While windmills have been an outdoor fixture for centuries, they’ve never really gotten their ‘day in the sun’ so to speak. These poor suckers have been mere wallflowers in the landscape, forced to recede into the background like shrinking violets. Well, now it’s their time to shine with Horst Glasker’s Aero Art instillation. “These big, colorful generators change attitudes, for they will generate not only power but an ‘emotional mantle’ and an enormously positive acceptance in those who live or work […]

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iPlate by Todd Borka Encourages People to Photoshop Their Food French designer Todd Borka has created the iPlate, a set of humorous concept designs of meal plates with images of Photoshop-like tools. It lets the user imagine altering their food choices. The iPlate set will become a reality if Todd hits his minimum presale quota on the fundraising site Ulule.

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Probably the only time you’re going to get to screw Mickey is when you get this adorable light bulb. Simply called the Mickey Mouse Bulb Concept, this is a mouse that I want to bring home! via 

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The Spontaneous City in the Tree of Heaven is a sculptural installation drawing on the ecology and biodiversity of two sites on opposite sides of London; Duncan Terrace in the East and Cremorne Gardens in the West. The sculpture creates a Pleasure Garden for Birds, connecting to Cremorne Gardens’ former history as one of London’s popular Pleasure Gardens, and a much-favoured former Tea Garden (small version of a Pleasure Garden) in Islington, under a mile away from Duncan Terrace Gardens. […]

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Plan B Studio believes in building ‘eco-friendly’. So, if you’re interested in a  philosophy of architecture that advocates sustainable energy sources, the conservation of energy, the reuse and safety of building materials, and the siting of a building with consideration of its impact on the environment, take a look at our gallery. House M from Colombia has an original form resembling the letter V.  The space of the building is developed through the formation of cube-shaped rooms in order to […]

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Archello presents us a house that aims to totally connect with the exterior environment. That’s almost what everybody wants if you take a look at the way architect create today: large open spaces, glass walls, transparent flooring, airy rooms etc. But this house got a plus.   The volume of the building responds to the movements of the sun and wind in order to create a state of comfort without the use of mechanical systems.

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Master’s degree student Chen Liao-hsun  is aiming to make physical color swatches used in design, fashion and printing obsolete after winning a prestigious design award in the US for an e-swatch device. The invention could make designers and printers less reliant on books of paper swatches when coordinating colors because it stores and organizes a wide array of color swatch data from different fields, can be updated through a link to the Internet and is portable. “Color Elite,” was inspired […]

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Bathroom furniture is great if you need more organization with a fraction of the space. It adds the richness to a bathroom without all the hard renovation work. You can update your bathroom with a few pieces of bathroom furniture space savers to give it an added pop. Adding bathroom furniture to the bathroom is a cost effective way to add bathroom cabinets without hiring a contractor too! We have sets for your master bathroom which includes a bathroom furniture […]

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Russian studio Atrium has designed the Gorki House, a contemporary single-family residence for a young couple with a child.  Their only wish was to have a contemporary piece of architecture. The site is situated not far from Moscow to the west. The house is positioned on the top of a hill surrounded by pine trees. The site has three directions with beautiful views, only the north view is worse, so the architects decided to close it off. This provoked the […]

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Roman Leonidov’s Architectural Office built a semi-circular terrace for this house situated in a village near Moscow, Russia. What most impressed me is the way circular lines find an appropriate climate in a rigid system of straight lines and rough materials. Meanwhile, the wooden terrace harmoniously changes the perspective of the garden, smoothing the geometry of the building.

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Marine Solar Cells is a new technology which would use both solar and wave energy to generate power. Using a combination of solar panels and wave power generation, this off-shore power generator produces clean, sustainable power. The solar cells are just a concept at present, but promise to provide a much needed solution for the energy crises that could intensify in the coming years. A battery of MSC modules could include hundreds of units, all generating power at a consistent, sustained […]

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The “TARKETT Confort” is a product of distinction. Exercising, playing with the kids, sitting at your computer or taking a phone call stretched out on your back are all spontaneous activities that should be catered for. At first sight, it looks like a bench, but it’s actually a comfort dispenser. Comfort that become palpable, available, usable, always ready. A friend decides to have a nap and it suddenly becomes a custom roll-out bed. Kids are looking to play and need only have […]

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Helin & Co Architects created a house that adjusted itself to the environment. For example, the old trees from the property were taken in consideration when the architect chose the entrance of the house. So that, the clients could enjoy a great view when entering the house. The surfaces of the interiors are light and the floors are mostly solid oak and limestone.      

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This oceanfront house boasts lots of windows and outdoor living rooms from which to take in the amazing view of sun, sand and surf. Modern minimalist interiors create a sense of serenity inside this open concept house plan. Outdoors, the striking architecture frames the home’s many expansive windows, and wraps around a pool that seems to still out into the ocean.

The art of storytelling… Isabel Quiroga thought books carry a lot of stories and it’s time to treat them accordingly building storage items that are not simple shelves fixed on the wall. Her bookcase consists of several old desks, piled up like a pyramid emerging from the proper desk itself. She used the model of an antique writing desk to highlight the importance of memories and stories that shape our present.    

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HumanForm and a follow-up Nokia Kinetic Device prototype were launched in Nokia World 2011. HumanForm is a an project by Nokia Design and Nokia Research Center and explores the promise of nanotechnology and emotional interactions in a dynamically flexible device that goes beyond being just another touch screen. It features voice communication where technology is invisible and intuition takes over!    

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