The BedUP designed by a France company decadrages. It is perfect for small space apartment. The BedUP is a retractable bed that you can be stored on the ceiling when you are not using it. At night, the bed can come down in the manner of an elevator and stops at the height previously requested, plus avoiding moving furniture that would have been placed underneath it. It can help you save about 12 square feet(4 m2) of space in your apartment.
This Rethink Hanger designed by xuan yu from usa. Designer say "The product turns two plastic bottles into a clothes hanger by screwing the bottles into the hook. By the concept that reuses empty plastic bottles, I try to present to consumers a realistic idea to address environmental realities and encourage the reuse of already "consumed" items to form a new functional product."
The Obie Lounge is the Curtin University of technology's student design. The Obie lounge is an multifunctional couch that encourages the user engagement. It can be used indoors or outdoors and as it is a modular unit it can go into a variety of different positions- two singular seating units, a mattress on the floor as a bed, or to be pushed together to create a double or triple seating unit. A multi function lounge.
The interactive artwork by artist Summer Erek, was created with the help of the public who brought old newspapers to fit into the structure. The 5ft high building has been installed as a piece of public art in Gillet Square in Dalston, Hackney. The artist erected the wooden structure in a local church and residents were encouraged to bring and place newspapers into it. Train companies donated about two tonnes of newspapers left by commuters while another 10,000 papers were collected by Project Freesheet. [ Link ]
The SANGHA shower with wall fixing is the Dornbracht's new Elemental Spa collection. Designed by Sieger Design. It is elegant and pretty. It looks like bath in the nature. "That is why Elemental Spa makes water the centre of attention. It becomes the starting point for personal and shared rituals in physical and mental cleansing, and makes the bathroom a refuge for the soul." The SATI(Pic jump to more) protrudes straight down from the ceiling above and the SANGHA floats out from the wall.
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The picture is not a RC solar toy car, it is the world's first solar electric hybrid robot lawn mower. The Husqvarna Solar Robot Lawnmower(GBP 2,000; about $4000) has a solar panel stuck on the top. Before you mow the lawn, it should eek out 45 minutes before needing a recharge. It features can lawn up to 2,100 square metres. Automower Solar Hybrid uses only the same amount of energy as a standard light bulb and is constructed from 90% recyclable material. A cool green lawnmower. Check out the more, see the video of the designer introduced her solar lawnmower.
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The computer control Silver TAG shower($100,000) for the rich guy. It has 18 showerheads for complete nirvana. It also included a computer controlled showerheads are custom designed to quickly and accurately change the water temperature for different areas of your body. The 18 showerheads designed with six zones: overhead, shoulders, upper torso, lower torso, upper legs, and lower legs. Each zone has independent controls for temperature and pressure for the most beneficial hydrotherapy effects.. Check out a video here.
The Teuco Seaside Bathtub is beautiful on the floor. Designed by Italian spa designer Teuco. It has alluring highlights, elegant cushions. Water cascades from an entire ledge along one side of the tub, reflecting the light in the turbulence created by the blower jets. See more pics jump more.
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I love these Soft Sector(Set of 6; EUR 27; about $40). "Just a few KBs of data can hold so many memories. If you still remember paper sticky tabs for write protecting your favorite VGA game then this colorful nostalgic set is for your desk. Ah the good old days of beeping PCs."
In this city, if you need a floating house, your own house that you can see the streets from the house's floor? Its name is Backpack House. As mobile as a "rucksack ", adds extra space at the front of each residential building attached. The Backpack House consists of a cube-made element with the dimensions width 2.50 m, 2.50 m in height and 3.60 m deep. The construction is a welded steel cage with a light birch veneered plywood interior cladding. The height of the top floor of the cube element is approximately 10.50 m, and the total weight of the sculpture is approximately 2.0 t. For the fearless high person!
Are you the Apple fans? The Air Poo($TBD; Summer 2008) can let you enjoy the Apple products when you in the toilet. The Air Poo features included Macbook Air docking slot; heated seat for extra comfort; Multi-touch flusher; iPod dock; Integrated surround sound system. You can hear your iPod music and sit in toilet work with your latest Macbook Air laptop. If you cool apple fans?
Spittelau Viaducts project in Vienna, Austria by Zaha Hadid nearing completion. The site is formed via the culmination of densely overlapping infrastructural elements: the "Spittelauer Leande" is one of Vienna's most highly traveled roadways; the Danube Canal connecting Germany to Hungary. The housing is built along the Donaukanal, over Otto Wagner's elevated metro viaduct.
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The new Beijing airport new terminal set to open. Designed by Foster + Partners, the Beijing Airport is the "world's largest and most advanced airport building - not only technologically, but also in terms of passenger experience, operational efficiency and sustainability." A symbol of place, its soaring aerodynamic roof and dragon-like form will celebrate the thrill of flight and evoke traditional Chinese colours and symbols. Jump more to see the video.
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The Bookseat($TBD; Spring 2008) is a bookshelf be curved to a chair. When you sit it, you can reading you favorite books from your "seat". It designed by a Toronto based design-duo company named FishbolDesign Atelier. It is made of bent plywood, available with a felt cushion in customizable colors. The Bookseat available in Spring 2008.
When you travel to the Sweden's Stockholm, with this,if raining, you can take it out. The Searching in the Rain(EUR 12; $18) is a light and comfortable PVC raincoat and a turist map(Stockholm) as well. During rainy days it's very hard to handle a map and to keep oneself dry at the same time. With Searching in the Rain you have just to turn upside down the front bottom lip to read the map printed on it. The same map is also printed on the backside, helping anyone who stay behind us to read map informations. Such a funny way to meet new people, isn't it?
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When I first time see it, love this design. Czech designer Maxim Velcovsky has redesigned the interior of a church in Eastern Bohemia. The interior of St. Bartholomew's Church features Verner Panton chairs customised with a punched crucifix, Persian rugs and chandeliers of rough-cut crystal. [ Pics,Via ]
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If you are a sneaker lover? Designers Peter Pracilio and Oscar Lopez have a new lighting design on the way that comes straight from the urban landscape. The shoe chandelier brings a long standing icon of city life and offers it up as an original piece of interior lighting.
I like this coffee machine design. The Phlips SENSEO Coffee Machine($70) brings taste - in both design and coffee - to your kitchen. The user pushes the button for a four to eight ounce cup, and soon the hot brew of life pours out, leaving a lovely layer of foam on the top. Cleanup is simple as the user just removes the used pod without sweeping up wet coffee grounds, and the Base even has an auto shut-off. Available in black, white and red colors.
When you I see it, I stared to laugh. The Shower Breasts(GBP 15; about $30) are a fun and saucy shower gel/shampoo dispenser. This naughty nipple-topped pair attaches to your shower wall, each bosom having a compartment for shower gel or shampoo. To dispense, simply squeeze away...
The Poseidon Undersea Resort will be the world's first 40 feet underwater hotel set to open early 2009. Besides the six restaurants, seven bars, dive shop, water sports center, retail boutique, library/lounge, theater, conference room, wedding chapel, nine-hole golf course, tennis courts, you can actually feed the fish when pushing a button from a control console. An elevator gets to transport guests under the sea to the 24 suites and the luxury apartment that all have a special interior window film for privacy, even if day light hours it's nearly impossible to look into the suits from underwater. It will be set up on Fiji.
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A screening room in the Montauk's house, designed by James Biber. The room was inspired by Radio City Music Hall and 2001: A Space Odyssey. This home theater, which takes up 350 square feet in a 1,500-square-foot basement, had to have soundproofing and dimmable lights, leather floors and cute beanbags. "and as in the Music Hall, the lights are positioned to glow away from the viewers - because we all hate to have lights in our eyes when watching the big screen." The project was previously featured in The New York Times.