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Attenion, White Knuckles….

…design enlightens and delights…The Centre for Process Innovation has just unveiled an airliner which it hopes will eventually be the future of commercial flight…a windowless plane with a solid fuselage.  Yes, very cool…I suppose…but think of all the white knuckles.

The plane’s walls are ultra thin high definition screens…

Internal tracking cameras will project the image of the plane’s exterior onto the interior walls…giving you a bird’s-eye view of the sky around you.

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Oct 30, 2014
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Quiet, Please…

Kelly Deck Design‘s creative philosophy is inspired by the rugged beauty of the West Coast.  The firm’s creative thinking fashions effortless elegance in homes that are beautiful, balanced, and inviting. Grant, in Vancouver, BC, is a ‘quiet’ haven which demonstrates the strong impact of simplicity…I could settle in quite nicely…

all images courtesy of kelly deck design

Oct 27, 2014
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Holy Shingles!…

…scale shingles are very popular right now in architecture and design…

71-year-old Bosnian retiree Momir Bojic has crafted a completely timber clad Volkswagen Beetle exterior from over 50,000 pieces of hand-carved oak. Almost every detail of the fully-functioning automobile, from the windshield wipers to the side view mirrors and tire spokes, have been intricately formed from the light brown wooden shingles.

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Oct 25, 2014
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Monday Menswear…

Fashion and design studio Eley Kishimoto has collaborated with tailor Timothy Everest and graphic design firm New Future Graphic to produce a range of shirts that are hand screen printed with geometric shape.

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Oct 20, 2014
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The Perfect Red…

REptile Haku Restaurant, Manhattan/Evan Douglis Studio

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Oct 12, 2014
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Five Fab Finds….

artis cosmetic brushes…designed by ex-MAC executive…

100% egyptian cotton towels from daniella witte’s shop…

alada porcelain cup by estúdio manus

grass mounds…axial symphony, china, by design systems ltd.

cleartones…minimalist ringtones…here

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Oct 9, 2014
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Float Away…

…I have been nursing a sore muscle in my back for the past few days.  I happened upon, (thank you, Trendland,)  Float by Unnur Valdis and wished I could try to heal my aching back in the geothermal pools in magical Iceland…with Float gear in hand, of course…

Most hot springs are artificially constructed — many to marvelous results — altering the local scenery. But Iceland’s geothermal pools use the natural landscape as the experience’s foundation. Here, pools are larger, and unlike their counterparts in Japan, they’re ideal for floating your entire body.

With that in mind, Unnur Valdis dared to design an accessory that improves the bathing experience in hot water — and does so with an entirely understated and tailored approach. Float, her simple-looking swim cap, is made from Neoprene-Lycra-Polyethylene foam and designed to embrace the bathers head into total relaxation. Floating is no longer an awkward sensation overwhelming your body’s equilibrium.Valdis’ innovation is a shortcut for effortless relaxation, regardless of location. Try it at your local spring or pool (or, ideally, as an accomplice on your next trip north).

…yes, please!…

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Oct 8, 2014
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Burnished Indigo…

indigo is my favorite color…when I was younger, I was a ‘blue jean baby’…but I have now become partial to wearing black.  Anyway…JamesPlumb has developed a dye process, producing an antique burnished indigo textile, which gives a stunning depth and dimension to indigo…

The project began when James Russell and Hannah Plumb of JamesPlumb found a 19th century leather sofa in a state of disrepair and wanted to find a suitable fabric to reupholster it.

brilliant…

presented at the London Design Festival 2014

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Sep 23, 2014
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Time Out at School…

inspiration abounds at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising…

in Los Angeles

in Orange County

and, in San Diego…by Clive WilkinsonArchitects.

all images courtesy of clive wilkinson architects

Sep 22, 2014
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Sunday Art…

…work/play in Chicago on a beautiful Sunday afternoon…

wabash in south loop

 

Sep 14, 2014
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12 Shapes of Paper…

…all twelve outfits in this series are crafted from paper by students of the Estonian Academy of Arts…each outfit represents a different month of the year…

a calendar was created for paper brand Antalis…styled by Marit Ilisonview all twelve outfits…

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Sep 13, 2014
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How Does Your Garden Grow?…

…on my outdoor dining table, of course!  The Future Feast table is a hybrid between your garden and your patio table.  I love this!  Small back yards can now take on a whole new look.  Designed by Suzanne Biaggi of Sculptural Landscapes in California.  Genuis…

Suzanne’s website is worth a visit…

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Sep 9, 2014
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Aero…

…a nice segue from my last post, Does It Float?…Los Angeles based, West of West, created an experimental surfboard; Aero. A board built around the streamlined image of speed. The classic outlines of a planing hull blend with an asymmetrical split tail. The top is minimal while the bottom is extensively contoured…

Ridges and valleys emerge from the bottoms surface, forming a new topography that reacts to speed and flow in unique ways. Aero was built for and displayed at the Architecture and Design Museum of Los Angeles…

sexy…

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Aug 18, 2014
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Does It Float?…

…yes, it does!

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Aug 15, 2014
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