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11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks - Crazy as a Bag of Hammers - Humour, Jokes and fun stuff.Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don’t need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries.
Designed by Mia Schmallenbach , the Deglon Meeting Knife Set won first prize in the 5th European Cutlery Design Awards. This set of sculptural, nested knives is practical, durable and a work of art.
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08.09.09 | by Erik Anderson Whether it’s product branding, package design or projects for ourselves, we’re pleased when we find a solution that’s very effective and creative, while keeping resources to a minimum.
Design can change your relationship to your environment.
Yacht for Entertaining Yet another intriguing concept from yacht enthusiast Hyun-Seok Kim. The Voronoi mega-yacht is named after the voronoi pattern of the irregular honeycomb lattice structure that encases it’s upper levels.
COLORLESS. Eco friendly package proposal A convex logo substitutes colorfully sprayed can.
Summary : A selection of highly creative iPhone cases for you…
first image 'blob VB3' by dmvA photo by mick couwenbergh/rini van beek belgian architectural firm dmvA designed 'blob VB3', a mobile unit for the office of xfactoragencies as an extension to the 'house'. the space - egg house consists of a bathroom, kitchen, lighting, a bed and several niches for storage. the nose can be opened automatically and functions as a kind of porch. it easily transportable and can also be used as an office, guestroom or garden house.
The use of people’s body as a display medium in exchange for money has been a fairly common vision in the streets of London for almost two hundred years. One of the only work prospects for non-English speakers involves standing on a busy street while holding printed advertising at the end of a stick or wearing it on boards around their neck, a position known as human billboard). Using the human body as a message display facility is a way of evading a tax on advertising by making it mobile, but also by using the humanity of the subject and its “freedom of speech” as a legal argument.
Recently completed by the Eastern Design Office is The Flatiron Building - a unique apartment building constructed in the Youkaichi district in Shiga, Japan. Inspired by the shape of the land the property needed to be built on (no one wanted the land for several years), the apartment building features a sharp acute-angle at one end. By filling the land as much as possible, the building manages to cram 567 sqm of space into the 261 sqm plot.
Natural Pools or Natural Swimming Ponds (NSPs) Let nature clean the water... Chemical-free water garden and swimming pool. The plant portion, or regeneration zone, is separated from the swimming area by the wall seen a few inches below the water’s surface. www.naturalswimmingpools.com
Have books finally met their match with the Apple iPad, or is it just another fad like the Amazon Kindle? Readers may find some poetry in these volumes regardless of whether they are willing to give up their favorite paperback companions: potted plants put into scooped-out sections of beautiful old hardback books.
Watch your step – no, really. Each fade-in, fade-out, cross-tread LED light is a miniature marvel to behold in action, even inside a fairly conventional-looking home interior. Edo Kriegsmann is a German designer with a taste for interactive furniture, furnishings, and fixtures, including but not limited to light-up tables and this illuminated series of steps. The sensor at the bottom, once tripped, starts the sequence of lights leading up to the top of the steps – while not demonstrated, one has to hope there is a corresponding sensor at the top that performs the same function in reverse. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>