Paris-based Serero Architects have claimed victory in the open competition to redesign any of the Eiffel Tower's public reception and access areas.. The project will extend the top floor plate of the tower by grafting a high performance carbon Kevlar structure on it. The structure will be temporarily bolted to the slab without requiring any modification of the existing structure. It will expand the usable floor area from 280 m2 to 580m2. I wonder what parisians will think?
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Now in your home, you can have a morning call by this Hotel Phone Alarm Clock(GBP 20; about $40). It is a desk alarm clock which built in LCD clock in the center of the phone. It features offered a snooze function, and for another call in 30 minutes, press 5. There is not other info about it, but it is good if add a record voice function that you can listen the beautiful voice from the phone.
The morfeo lighting looks like monster's eyes in the fairy tales. Designed by giovannoni and rodrigo torres for domodinamica. The Morfeo($5,580) is a sofa sleeper. With 2 long antennas that have lights on the end, curl up and enjoy a book. Made of flexible polyurethane resins covered with elastic fabrics. Inside the frame is a folding bed-net with a mattress that is easy to take out. There are 2 adjustable lamps that have switches to provide light.
Nomadhome gives the largest possible efficient use of space and geographical flexibility. Living space that is transportable and extendable at all times. A home that moves with you when you change location. On a building plot from as little as 200-300m², maybe not even bought but rented or leased. Nomadhome can be used as your house, a coffee lounge, showroom, temporary office, shop, or colleagues apartment...
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If you need a temporary space? Designed by Stephanie Forsythe & Todd MacAllen for Molo. The softwall that can be arranged into almost any shape or easily compressed and stored away. Textile softwall($1,890) expands from the thickness of a book to form a translucent white or opaque inky black freestanding wall. The softwall is made using the same principles as these red chinese lanterns. 400 layers of a durable plastified paper, creates a wall that can expand from 2in complerely folded to 25ft fully extended.
The Italian color - red, it let you remind Ferrari's red sport car, it is classic. This Italian Casa Bugatti Diva Coffee Machine($750) is a work of contemporary art, a piece of history. "The Bugatti Diva uses the traditional Italian espresso method to make espresso, cappuccino, latte and americano coffee. It is equiped with a powerful steam arm to froth milk. The Diva has a 15 bar water pump and a powerful 1050 watts heating element."
The New Zealand designer Phil Cuttance designed these fun animal hangers, the Trophy Hangers(sets of two, $50). Obviously, inspired by the traditional animal trophies. In phil's interpretation, the fronts and the backs of the animals are equally important to display. They are made out of poly resin and are 7 cm wide and 11 cm high.
Using an uncommon technique known as micrography, The scarface film post created using the entire script from 1983 film. Look closer, be amazed. They included other film posts and books(so cool). The 24 x 30 '' Poster - $13.99; 24x30 Limited (1000) unsigned - $99.99; 24x30 Limited (250) signed - $299.99.
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A petty bathtub, the Eris Bathtub. It has a transparent window in side of the bathtub, I like this design. " With the vividness of glowing lighting exposed naturally, what perfect way to brighten you mood than with a contrast spectrum of chromotherapy colours to elevate your mood. "
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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