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Bamboo "becoming increasingly popular" in Chinese architecture

<b>Bamboo architects:</b> architects in China are turning to bamboo as a cheap and sustainable building material, according to Dylan Baker-Rice, principal …

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4StrikeBike by TSG Essempio

A bicycle that can be pedalled with hands and feet at the same time has been developed by Dutch studio TSG Essempio.<p>Pedals replacing the handlebars …

World Clock by 11+ rolls to change time zones

Rolling this clock by Korean design studio 11+ allows you to keep track of the time in different cities around the world (+ movie).<p>The World Clock by …

House in Nishimikuni by Arbol Design

A garden snakes between the cedar-clad walls of this house in Osaka by Japanese architects Arbol Design (+ slideshow).<p>Arbol Design chose to enclose …

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What happened to the joy of start-ups?

We’ve noticed an emerging trend that entrepreneurs don’t seem to be having as much fun as they used to. What happened to the joy of being in a …

OOZN Design creates cavernous cafe in Jakarta using undulating timber slats

Undulating layers of timber create a cave-like interior inside this cafe in Indonesia by local studio OOZN Design.<p>OOZN Design installed the wavy …

London cafe interior by TwistInArchitecture references city's commercial history

The interior of this east London cafe by local firm TwistInArchitecture features copper tubes, timber boards and metal light fittings, designed to …

Architecture

Yokaya Duplex Restaurant + Residence by rhythmdesign

Yokaya is a minimalist interior located in Fukuoka, Japan, designed by rhythmdesign. The architecture firm started as six people in various fields of …

notNeutral GINO Glass Dripper

Known for their mugs and cups designed to provide optimal fluid dynamics (aka the best possible set-up for pouring and drinking coffee), the newest creation from notNeutral—a division of Rios Clementi Hale Studios—adds a brewer to their collection of coffee products. Made from hand-blown, …

Coffee

And Now, a Crazy Detailed 3D Model of a Sci-Fi Book Cover

If there's any genre of book you'd want to jump right into, sci-fi would probably be at top of the list. Sculptor Grant Louden brings us one step …

Publication Design

PhoneSoap Sanitizes Your Cell Phone Using 2 UV-C Lamps

It’s hard to keep our hands off the phone, right? Do you know that your cell phone has more than 18 times more harmful bacteria than the handle of …

Clothing

A Toy Kit For Little Architects And Engineers

The Strawbees kit lets kids use low-tech, inexpensive modular parts to turn plastic straws and cardboard into forts and toy robots.<p>Strawbees, a simple building tool for kids, has been years in the making. It started when founder Erik Thorstensson was growing up in Sweden, and he realized how …

Kids

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Forum Frenzy: Sony 'Join Together' Commercial & 'Be Moved' Campaign

<i>Images via Sony</i><p>Most of you (or at least the blue-blooded Americans among you) know that the so-called Mass Transit Super Bowl is just around the …

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JOIN.H leather goods

JOIN.H leather goods – Visual Identity.<p>Jo In Hyuk is a Seoul, Korea based illustrator and graphic designer. He recently developed a brand identity of …

A Visit to Totokaelo

We were very excited to chat with Jill Wenger, owner of Seattle-based Totokaelo, one of our favorite shops. We’ve been long fans of its clean, simple …

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The iQ5 Microphone Gives Your iPhone Videos Better Sound

More than ever, we’re recording video with our iPhones, but that creates a problem; the iPhone’s microphones are tiny and designed for close-up …

Angles Made Easy

ZigZag is a seemingly regular ruler with a twist! When we’re trying to draw a triangle, we usually use a triangle ruler, however, it usually offers a …

This Airborne Jellyfish Isn't Lost, It's a Drone

By - Jan 16, 2014<p>If you've got the bucks, an HD projector is a cool alternative to a television. It's about as unobtrusive as it gets, turning any …

BMW i3

A Cradle for a Tree

To celebrate their new Pluma, Montessori, and Roll cradles, Woodly is planting a tree for each unit sold! Carried out in collaboration with …

Architecture

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse – review

Seventeen years after the completion of Sam Wanamaker's rebuilt Globe, a painstakingly recreated Jacobean indoor theatre has opened next door, complete with oak frame, ornate roof and 17th-century lighting…<p>The reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe theatre, which opened in 1997 and was designed by …

iSpot Light

The multifunctional iSpot is both a table lamp and a nifty place to charge your iPhone! On one side of the top you can prop your phone at a …

The Macgyver of Keychains!

The O-Key is a clever key organizer that eliminates many of the tiny nuisances of regular keychains. It keeps keys in check so you don’t have to …