Make Local MakerCon: 24th September Maker Faire: 26th and 27th of September 100k Garages, ShopBot and Opendesk have come together for the New York maker showdown that is the World Maker Faire. For the last decade Maker Faires have been showcasing the best makers and designers and the latest trends in the maker movement - it’s been progressive and technologically led. Now we have come together for the two days with an experience that tangibly brings distributed manufacturing to life. There will be a local fabber onsite making the limited edition designs along with the option of downloading and sending to a maker further a field.
Digital Wood Joints Wood Joints are fascinating! They embellish old furniture and wood constructions of ancient Japanese temples alike. Everytime we come across them, we are filled with admiration: Admiration for the skill of the master craftsman, as their creator, but also admiration for the balance between function and beauty, which turns the furniture or temple into a work of art. With the onset of industrialisation, the traditional wood joints have been banned more and more to the background. Manufacturing has to be above all efficient, so there is no more room for traditional wood joints.
community center in costa rica by fournier rojas arquitectos jan 24, 2017 fournier rojas arquitectos uses local materials to build community center in costa rica in el rodeo de mora, an economically disadvantaged community in costa rica’s rural central valley, fournier rojas arquitectos has constructed a community center on a low budget using local materials. the project comprises a large and adaptable circular room, a kitchen, toilets, a storage facility, and new amenities for the neighborhood’s soccer team. Architecture Design Fashion The Maker Library Network was a British Council project that connected designers and makers around the world. It facilitated knowledge and skills exchange amongst professionals and encouraged public engagement with making. A Maker Library combines three elements of a makespace, a library and a gallery. These spaces are connected online and through a programme of travel exchanges, exhibitions and events.
736 × 549 - pinterest.com 438 × 329 - lumberjocks.com 1200 × 898 - finewoodworking.com 400 × 280 - popularwoodworking.com 400 × 400 - japanesestyle.com CNC Panel Joinery Notebook I’ve been collecting clever ways of slotting flat stock together since I first read Nomadic Furniture back in 1999, well before the advent of the accessible hobby-class CNC tools that, today, make manufacturing parts like these pretty easy. Now, the world is full of people designing models, project enclosures, sculpture, furniture, and all kinds of other cool stuff to be assembled from parts made on laser cutters and CNC routers, and I keep expecting a definitive book or website to emerge that covers the “bag of tricks” in an organized way. So far, I haven’t found it. I may have missed it. create plus think design studio terraces atolan house in taiwan jan 21, 2017 create + think design studio terraces atolan house in taiwan located on the eastern side of taiwan, the atolan house by taipei-based create + think design studio sits at the border of the pacific ocean and borrows traditional native architecture. the word a’tolan derives from the indigenous language of natives on the east coast of taiwan, meaning ‘a place with many rocks’ or ‘ piling of rocks’.
Minimalist Henri Stool Furniture with Scandinavian and Japanese Style by Alexandre Reignier Sponsored by: Minimalist Henri Stool Furniture with Scandinavian and Japanese Style by Alexandre Reignier Minimalist Henri Stool Furniture with Scandinavian and Japanese Style by Alexandre Reignier In the following, we present you a simple designed furniture, namely Minimalist Henri Stool Furniture with Scandinavian and Japanese Style by Alexandre Reignier. A bench of creative design has a blend of Japanese and Scandinavian design. 10 Air Purifying Plants For Homes & Offices Even in huge, busy cities, outdoor air is cleaner and preferable to indoor air. Why is that? One reason is that trees and plants are constantly cleaning the air outside. This suggests that the eco-minded homeowner or office dweller should go out and buy some plants – but which ones? With all the hype of “going green”, every plant on the market is being promoted as an air purifier! But not to worry – NASA has conducted an official study on the top 10 air purifying plants, assigning each one a score based on how well they remove chemical vapors, resist insects, and how easy they are to maintain for your home or green office space.
Events & Trade – Karton Cardboard Furniture Bump in and Bump out made easy. Not to mention how cool our range is! Flux Chair - Pack of Four The Dutch designed Flux Chair - looks like a giant envelope, folds out to reveal a designer chair. Comes in a pack of four chair. Using one cleverl... Flatpack Smackdown: KitKat Vs. D. E. Sellers JWT New Zealand Fast Company shows us an advertising campaign from New Zealand where Kit Kat asks: "In the Kiwi summer of 2010, large crowds gathered at outdoor events and concerts. But how could we capture the imagination of this captive audience, give them a break from the ordinary and bring the iconic Kit Kat brand to life?" They answer by offering a free flatpack Kit Kat chair. But look at what is left on the wall there; probably as much wood as in the chair. D.
FGMF arquitetos completes mirante house in brazil jan 25, 2017 FGMF arquitetos shields mirante house with vertical louvers and natural vegetation in brazil, FGMF arquitetos has completed the ‘mirante house’, a residence near são paulo designed for a couple and their young children. at first glance, the property appears to be enclosed, with vertical steel louvers encasing the structure. however, upon entry, the scheme becomes much more transparent with clear sightlines directed towards the views at the rear of the dwelling. all images by rafaela netto, video by renato caiuby overlooking an artificial lake, the house is positioned on a steeply sloping plot, flanked by two neighboring buildings. in addition to the louvers, FGMF arquitetos used vegetation to shield the structure from prying eyes. plants and trees exist as part of the building, instilling a warm sense of nature within the three-level home.
Our Project The Workshop in the City A place where everything sold has been manufactured on site. Our vision is to create a place where efficiency meets elegance. We have designed a new type of retail space around the idea of the open workshop. We have proven that purposeful design, logistics and technology enable a micro-manufacturing unit to produce at competitive costs, in the middle of the city. We believe that efficiency is not simply a matter of scale.