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..
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..
With its latest project called Timelapse, search giant Google has found an interesting and visual way to show us how different parts of the earth have changed during the past 28 years. On their official website, Google explains more about how NASA and the U.S. Geological Society have been gathering high-res images of the earth for ..read more..
A recap after a month’s publishing, we’d like to share with you our favorite posts, check them out below! The brand we remember as one of the most inexpensive cars you can buy has pretty much flipped their script with an unexpected high end collaboration: Hermes and Hyundai take sporty and luxurious to whole other ..read more..
To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and team study the world’s “Blue Zones,” communities whose elders live with vim and vigor to record-setting age. In his talk, he shares the 9 common diet and lifestyle habits that keep them spry past age 100.
There’s a lot of talk of how Apple has lost its edge with design and innovation (Jobs definitely was the creative force behind Apple, but believe what you want I suppose..) and so the “other” guys are jumping in with their design forward devices to compete. Here is a sneak peek at the new HTC ..read more..
How much water are you really using? Many of us have low flow shower heads and these days our toilets are using even less water, but how does that compare to the water that goes into the things we use and consume every day? A clear message with some humor may help us a bit ..read more..
The new touch sensitive “Tender” collection is a project by the Textielmuseum Tilburg and designers Kristi Kuusk, Martijn ten Bhömer, and Paula Kassenaar. Tender represents the value of ‘the new craftsmanship’ by combining structural knitting, electronics and conceptual fur-bubble. Also, the pieces suggest soft light and personalized interaction to be the luxury of today. So what ..read more..