erica Van Dn Berg

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google's project loon: balloon powered internet provides wi-fi for everybody a network of balloons traveling on the edge of space use antennas equipped with specialized radio frequency technology to help connect people in rural and remote areas. http://www.designboom.com/technology/googles-project-loon-balloon-powered-internet/

In Talks With François Quentin – Designer Of The 4N Watch

4N is a French watch brand that creates timepieces, which are resolutely masculine and unapologetically cutting-edge. While they have an exclusive …

For a coffee break the cups printed with the symbols of keyboard

A:LOG Architect's Notebook by Paul, Ebbe & Rich

Two architectural design problems, solved with paper and printer's ink in <b>A:LOG Architect's Notebook by Paul, Ebbe & Rich (A:LOG)</b>, a durable, compact …

New Origami Street Art in Angers, France by Mademoiselle Maurice | Colossal

<p>French artist Mademoiselle Maurice (previously here and here) has two fun new pieces up this month as part of the 2013 ARTAQ Festival in Angers, …

Floome: A Personal Breathalyzer That Plugs Into Your Smartphone

This handy gadget packs the performance of a law-enforcement breathalyzer into a tidy little package.<p>Everyone has their own homespun method for measuring if they’re too drunk to drive. (“If I can list 10 trivial facts about the 1964 World Series winning lineup, or recite all of Benjamin’s theses on …

Gear & Gadgets

Project (zip:per) by Korean design studio, The Zoom

Peter Zumthor Redesigns LACMA As A “Black Flower” - The Fox Is Black

I haven’t quite known what to think about Peter Zumthor’s proposed overhaul of the LACMA campus, ever since I saw it described as a “black flower.” …

Bird Street Art on the Streets of Brazil by L7m | Colossal

<p>I’m enjoying these spray painted birds by Brazilian artist L7m. The mix of realism that morphs into more frenetic strokes of spray paint is really …

Art of the Brick: Nathan Sawaya’s LEGO Solo Show in New York | Colossal

<p>If you happen to be in New York this weekend stop by Art of the Brick, the upcoming solo show by artist Nathan Sawaya at the Discovery Times Square …

Apple, meet Lego!

No matter how small Apple’s Lightning cable port might be, I still manage to get objects from my pocket lodged inside it! Here’s a clever, …

Wire Side Table by Iacoli & McAllister

One of my personal favorites from ICFF 2013 was a table that I quickly walked by and snapped a photo of on my way to see something else. With this …

Furniture

The Rolling Rule

Your index finger has many purposes; just add plus one to it! Thanks to the Finger&Ruler concept, you can measure the dimensions of an object by …

The Geometric Paper Torso, Now with DIY Templates and Tutorials | Colossal

<p>A year ago I wrote about this amazing geometric paper torso designed by artist Horst Kiechle. At the time the piece wasn’t actually complete as he …