Founder of Full Grown in Derbyshire, England, Gavin Munro has found a simpler and more eco-friendly way to create wooden furniture: he uses specially designed plastic frames to mold young willow, oak, ash and sycamore trees into the shape of chairs, tables, frames, or lamps as they’re growing. While requiring careful planning and additional work […]
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URWERK debuted an all new collection called the UR-105TA. It features the brand’s Knight-shaped bezel, powered by a turbine automatic movement and offered in four different variations. All versions are presented in a black coated titanium case measuring (39.50 mm x 53 mm x 16.80 mm). And a black steel bezel is fitted to all […]
“Death can now be deliciously beautiful.” Troy Sitosta‘s concept for Killexir was born out of the idea of creating products that would never realistically be made. Cherry soda-flavored poison for human consumption definitely falls into this category. “Killexier lets you send that special someone your death wishes in a nice package to let them know […]
Goldfinch Pianos and Based Upon – a London-based artist studio collaborated on this remarkable piano. Dubbed, the Baby , this spectacular piano, inspired by the patterns in nature is priced at £475,000 ($708,500) . “The pianos form is based on the repeating spiral patterns omnipresent throughout our universe. From star-studded galaxies to the florets in […]
Simon Morris was 16 and he dreamt of having a hover board, so much so that he was always trying to levitate his own prototypes with magnets. Fifteen years later, he has made all sorts of objects levitate, from nike shoes to speakers, and now he has focused on FLYTE, a light that levitates. You […]
Styled for saltlake speed record attempts rather than daily usage, the BMW “Apollo Streamliner” motorcycle is a concept created by industrial designer, Mehmet Doruk Erdem. Designed as a personal project, the bike’s main focus is on speed but retains the brand’s heritage through key details. It does this by combing traditional styling, illustrated by the […]
Designed to mimic the protective nature of a mother’s womb, the Segment chair by Sae-rom Yoon offers users a shell-like sanctuary of relaxation for the body and mind. Set in the form of a bowl, its segmented parts, matching footstool and flexible tufted cushions are ergonomically structured to cradle the body in a number of […]
Designer Matteo Ugolini has created TI.VEDO, an owl-shaped table lamp and wall lamp, for Italian lighting manufacturer, KARMAN. These lamps are made from white ceramic. “The first lamp able to turn the tide: instead of looking at a light object … now light is looking at you!” Take a look!
Gillette, the P&G shaving brand, is running an advertising campaign tying in the May 1 release of the Marvel film, “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. Two online films, “Innovation” and “Aftermath” present four prototype fantasy razors connected with the characters of Iron Man (Repulsor 1), Thor (Gillette Thunder), Captain America (Gillette Ultrastrike), Bruce Banner/Hulk (Gillette XL […]
Take a look at photography project Las Muertas by Tim Tadder. “The Dia De Los Muertos festival is a beautiful display of culture, one that being in southern California is hard to hides its influence on visual arts. In October of 2014, I discovered Krisztianna, a Los Angeles artist that creates incredible Dia De Los […]
A few years ago, Porsche introduced the Boxster Spyder, a lightweight hardcore version of their entry level roadster with a tent for a roof. People loved it. And now meet the 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder. It’s lighter than the regular Boxster, coming in at 2,900 pounds, and it’s also taken this opportunity to add a […]
Anna Dittmann is a 21-year-old digital illustrator from San Francisco with a passion for enigmatic portraiture. Her paintings are a sight to behold: ethereal portraits inspired by nature that look like they’re watercolor or ink, but are in fact digital masterpieces. “I began taking painting more seriously when I discovered Photoshop around age 13. A […]
Japanese artist Tomo Tanaka’s highly detailed miniature dishes. Although each dish looks delectable, the mouth-watering glazes and textures are deceiving. The dollhouse-sized food items that would barely amount to a mouthful are actually made out of clay and epoxy. Every item is made to scale – precisely 1/12 of the original size – which makes […]
The term ikebana refers to the ancient Japanese art of arranging floral elements in harmonious compositions, and it’s the conceptual basis for the playful product known as Elkebana . Imagined by designer Fabio Milito and brought to life in Paula Studio, it’s a trophy for plant lovers. Two glass-blown tubes are mounted on a birch […]
The eco island is the next step in noninvasive architecture that actively improves the environment. To commemorate the 50 th anniversary of Cancun’s development into a worldwide tourist destination, designer Richard Moreta Castillo has envisioned the Grand Cancun eco-complex – a multifunctional offshore eco-platform with luxury resort facilities – expected to be completed in 2020. […]