Lost & Found: Comfy Chair Cushioned with Built-In Storage Lighters, keys, coins … cushioned chairs and couches are notorious for nomming all kinds of things that slip out of our pockets or otherwise get left behind and slide into the cracks. This design simply celebrates that existing phenomena, like a giant-sized pin cushion. It may come as no surprised that this clever-but-boxy furniture piece was developed by architectural designers (of Daisuke Motogi Architecture), who have a knack for exposing and expanding uses for classic furnishing types. Pixel-like pads cover the entire surface of the seat both inside and out, forming slots in which one can accidentally drop a small item or intentionally stick a book, magazine, remote and more. Cleaning this piece would not be trivial, but for those who enjoy the occasional boredom-induced, couch-cushion treasure hunt, who knows what you might find that you or someone else left behind.
Temperature-Sensitive Glass Product Details Color-changing dyes and additives have been offered in paper, plastic, and textiles for some time, but this product takes the idea into a new area: glass tiles. Offered in a range of colors and sensitivities, the tiles change color based on ambient temperature, body temperature, or water temperature. The textured glass surface layer protects and highlights the color-change film on the tile. 100 Websites You Should Know and Use Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. Among them: “hliziﬁkh,” a wild but powerful strike; “hrakkarikh,”a quick and accurate strike; and “gezrikh,” a fake-out or decoy strike. But you won’t find these words in George R.
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Decorating by Color: Superneutral Decorating Palettes and Projects - Martha Stewart We scoured the spectrum to find 18 hues that offer you a neutral look that's enhanced by a hint of color -- making them more complex and sophisticated than the usual beige or off-white. Even if you've never been brave with color, you can use one of these paints. They will enliven what's already in your rooms, whether your style is modern or traditional, vibrant or restrained. And a little goes a long way.
FlexibleLove - the extraordinary expanding chair It’s a little embarrassing when a crowd of friends descend on your doorstep and you don’t have enough chairs to seat them all. However, if you have a FlexibleLove chair - you won’t have anything to worry about. This fabulously functional chair = is constructed almost entirely from recycled cardboard and recycled wood waste and can expand to hold up to16 people! Read on, you’ll be amazed at what this single piece of furniture can do… At first glance, the design of the FlexibleLove chair seems quite simple, but once you see how quickly and easily it can be expanded and contracted, you really appreciate the complexity of its design.
New glasses could help blind people see again, kind of A kind of advanced technology used to help robots navigate their way around without bumping into everything could soon be used to help blind people see again. Well, kind of. Scientists at the Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics at the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris are currently developing a special pair of glasses that are able to use a range of sensors to produce 3D maps of a wearer's surroundings. The glasses, that the team revealed to the world at a conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, use two main cameras to create 3D maps of different environments. A number of accelerometers and gyroscopes are then able to keep track of a person's location and speed in that environment and all of the information is processed and displayed onto an electronic Braille device in the form of a tactile map.
15 Amazing Chair Designs Creative and unusual chairs made by the world’s most talented designers. Laundry Chair Multifunctional chair with integrated laundry bag for your clothing. [link] Cradle Chair: Big Basket Seat Rocks Adults Gently to Sleep There is no escaping those innate and early-learned associations – for some, it means sleeping to gentle noises on planes, and for others, the act of rocking tilts us softly into a deep slumber. Richard Clarkson and company wanted to create a kind of low-tech, sensory-deprivation, sofa-style seat where one can curl up and forget the workaday worries of ordinary life … and perhaps even doze over before you notice you are slowly falling asleep. While there is art and craft in this object, there is science that went into its design as well.
Writable – Table With Writing Surface by Tianyu Xiao Write on a Table The Writable is a fun and interactive look at how we can spark up the conversation around the coffee table. Three flip panels at the centre house chalkboards on the underside with a chalk discreetly held in place.