A recap after a month’s publishing, we’d like to share with you our favorite posts, check them out below!
The amazingly stylish “Bits Shoes” created by Earl Stewart are an exemplary model of how technology and design go hand in hand. Earl aptly describes the shoes as “an exploration into design pluralism… a vehicle that expresses the future of design.” Because the process of creating these shoes involves a 3D scan of the foot ..READ MORE..
A set of great kicks can be found everywhere, yet, the use of wearable unexpected materials is still pretty rare. To set yourself apart, it takes something special and inventive to attract the attention of sneaker aficionados. An amazing example is this striking Nike WMNS Roshe Run Metric. “Combined comfort with geometry,” is how the ..READ MORE..
“The Wheel House” is an ultra hipster looking steam punk theatre, built by a pair of globe trotting acrobats. The show, produced by Europe’s Acrojou Circus Theatre, follows the adventures of a pair of idiosyncratic vagabonds living in their rolling house in a wheel, a hand-built abode complete with clattering tea kettles, open windows, pseudo ..READ MORE..
Keeping ourselves from harm in today’s chemically-overloaded world is one of the greater challenges we face. The more I read the news, the more I want to keep myself and others educated on these issues. For example, how do the decisions of our government effect the environment, thus, our health? For this reason, everyone should ..READ MORE..
Chinese artist Zhang Xiangxi has find an awesome way to re-purpose old tv’s into dioramas of what some of his old rooms used to look like – his workspace in Guangzhou, the workers’ dormitory he once lived in, his parent’s sitting room and even the interior of a train carriage. The artist says, “I like ..READ MORE..
Designed by Sophie de Oliveira Barata, these bespoke alternative limbs celebrate the wearer’s disability rather than trying to hide it, evidence, perhaps, of a long-awaited shift in broader cultural and media attitudes. Sophie, who studied special effects prosthetics at London Arts University, set up her own studio after eight years working for one of the ..READ MORE..
Giving a whole new meaning to the term flower power, artist Sonia Rentsch defuses the powers of modern weaponry by constructing guns, grenades and bullets completely from organic objects in her latest series Harm Less. The shape and form of each piece are really convincing, yet I also enjoy the obviousness of each plant chosen to resemble ..READ MORE..
Toyota and French designer Jean-Marie Massaud designed the perfect “anti-excess” car that that beautifully strips the automobile down to its basic core. The ultra-light ME.WE Car has been designed to reframe consumer expectations, showing a warm concern for personal well-being and a simpler conceptualization of the automobile, asserting utmost efficiency and no-extras package. Unlike most ..READ MORE..
When it comes to fan art in recent culture, creating alternative changes to famous characters is a huge trend. One of the important ones? Hipsters. The series of portraits by Sam Milham depicts Mario, Luigi, Toad, and Bowser re-imagined as 100% human hipsters. Milham humorously captures a side of them that includes everything from suspenders, ..READ MORE..
If your in to good design ideas and locations (that go beyond browsing through Pinterest), you will appreciate this excellent new Android app made in collaboration with Wallpaper* magazine. “Global Design Tours” is a free virtual tour app, specifically for Android phones, providing the latest information on shows, installations and events from several cities around ..READ MORE..