Archive for August, 2009
The Netherlands provides a glimpse at the first modern day utopian society. I had always wondered what it would be like to live in Atlantis, swimming with the dolphins and mermaids, having deep intellectual conversations with Hercules. Hmmm, bliss…. This water based mini-city, by Water Studio, located on a private island enclave has multi-level apartment units complete with a central public space, outdoor wrap-around patios, and partially enclosed decks. Catch the clip Citadel here
If you have ever thought there weren’t enough colored pencils in the world to help you create your masterpiece drawing, well, you’re now wrong. Social Designer, a collective of designers who curates and creates products that tune into the greater good has 500 unique hues to add to our colorful world, each pencil has a unique name (Snow Pea, Frog Pond, Mild Curry!?! I like that one) and its own story behind it intended to spark your imagination.
Some day soon, I'm going to cover The Chair Factory showroom with 500 hues of a single chair, hey!
Do you remember the days of Demolition Man and Robocop 1, 2, and 3? No, well, this will help, here is the debut of the new BMW GINA Light Visionary design concept complete with sensual curves and open mouth grill that that BMW design has embodied. I for one cannot wait until the days of the Jetsons when I can fly around New York on my little scooter board!