The Solar-Powered Info-point is self-supporting kiosk that uses the latest technology to keep people connected -- all while harnessing clean energy from the sun for power. The system consists of two
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There's very little information about the Noach Cradle, but that hasn't stopped them from becoming the talk of the design town. Numerous European publications have gushed about them and van Veldhuizen was
Known for their seductive aesthetics and unexpected investigations into materials, design duo Formafantasma was approached by Italian fashion house Fendi to explore leatherwork and other materials as part
Solar power station photo from Shutterstock Germany has set yet another impressive record for solar power consumption! As solar power usage in Germany has increased by 50% since last year, the
Researchers warn that efforts to cut carbon emissions in order to slow down the rise of global sea levels may be for naught. Scientists at research groups in the United States and Australia have found
Vienna-based Mischer'traxler captured the textures and shapes of different vegetables to create a colorful line of tablewear. Called Reversed Volumes, the long-lasting ceramic vessels are imprinted with
The Cube is a prefabricated, lightweight, mobile restaurant designed by Park Associati to travel around Europe and sit atop famous buildings with spectacular views. Launched in the spring of 2011, The
Studio Albori's Casa Solare is perfectly designed to benefit from the sun’s position in the sky, and it includes passive solar design details that allow the house to stay cool on the warmest of days.
DENNIS Design Center was asked to exhibit at the Milan Furniture Fair and they took over a space in a parking lot just outside of the entrance. The collective is focussed on showcasing design, encouraging
The Giardino Mappa of Cassano d'Adda is a cool living art project that uses a colorful range of flowers to represent a blooming town in Italy. Instead of mapping flat concrete landscapes using traditional
This year's DMY featured many flat-pack, no-glue no-screws designs, but the most intriguing was Gustav Duesing 23D chair made from interlocking pieces of birch plywood. Jolan Van Der Wiels unveiled
The designer took a year off school to create the project that addresses the worldwide issue of our overconsumption. Sourcing the textile scraps from his hometown of Milan, he started arm weaving the
Italian artist Guido Daniele creates the most wonderful life-like depictions of animals simply by applying body paint to the hands of his models. A hyper-realist illustrator and trompe l'oeil artist,
The Green Wheel by DesignLibero is a NASA-inspired rotary hydroponic garden. NASA has come up with many ideas over the years, but due to budget and time constraints a lot have been discarded. Among them
Yesterday, the City of Los Angeles made eco-history, by enacting a citywide ban on plastic bags. The vote, which passed through the L.A. City Council, made Los Angeles the largest city in the U.S. to ban
This was the second edition of Fresh From Brasil, which showed its first collection at the Wanted Design show in 2011. Jordão first showed pieces from his collection of Lego art last year in São
Wang Shu is the first Chinese architect to be awarded with the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Shu is a 48-year-old architect whose architectural practice, Amateur Architecture Studio, is based in Hangzhou.
The Wave Loung by 0 to 1 Designed by 0 to 1, the Wave has been constructed from recycled cardboard cores that were once used to hold fabric or packing materials. The structure is connected by
We loved the colorful airy grouping of Tomomi Sayuda’s Daydream Lamps at this past weekend’s ICFF. The paper lanterns are crafted from handwoven Japanese paper, with the delicate swirls of color which
French designer Philip Starck is exhibiting his elegant recycled Broom Chair at this year's bustling ICFF. Made from 90% recycled industrial waste, the Broom Chair made its debut at Milan Furniture Fair,
We recently showed you Ryosuke Fukusada's innovative and playful designs, which include wooden light bulbs and tiny cakes shaped like furniture; his recent project, Net Lamps, places efficient LED lamps
No matter how much we build, plants always seems to find a way to sprout up through the cracks of human civilization. Inspired by the constrast between the natural world and human culture, Riccardo
Denis Drouet's colorful 'Order in Chaos' table aims to encourage play between children and adults. Children can hide under the table (as they love to do) and pull the strings, which creates a pattern on
Reminiscent of the childhood hobby of pressing leaves between wax paper, Mortensen’s S3 series reimagines leaf collecting. The artist-invented process stands for Selectively Skeletonized Sycamores.
The Wedge side table by Amsterdam-based Designer Andreas Kowalewski is a clever flatpack design that is simple to build, store and transport. The idea behind this genious piece of green design is to
The botanical garden can be found in Milan’s Brera neighborhood, between the Accademia Art Museum and historical roman houses. This idyllic landscape is the perfect setting for the unique garden, and
One of the challenges for parents with young children is having kid-friendly objects in your house without making your home feel too much like a nursery. As part of the Masterprogram Child Culture Design
Ombrellone Solare recently unveiled two solar parasols at Fabbrica Del Vapore during this year’s Milan Design Week. Dubbed Eclipse and Kosmos, the designs saw great success, not only because of the
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