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.
The Sin in Linen 2008 Pinup Calendar($15). Sin in Linen is a new line of adventurous linens and accessories, designed and founded by Northwest entrepreneur Sandy Glaze. Sin in Linen designs were influenced by 1940s and 1950s pin-up imagery and tattoo art. The designs were created to be a bit flirty -- not dirty! The calendar was shot by photographers Hurricane Lilly (of Rat City Rollergirls fame) and Rob Butler (aka RJB Photo). Among the lovely ladies featured are burlesque luminaries Go Go Amy and The Swedish Housewife along with pin-up stunners LaVeena Lotus, Rose Algren, LuLu Bell, Samantha Torpey, "Dirty Little Secret", Lucky Penny, Dee Dee Merritt and the astounding Audrey Forth (pictures).
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The cute milk packaging lighting. Long Life Light(EUR 30; about $45) is a table lamp inspired by stereotyped milk packaging, revisited in an ecological and ironic vein. As the UHT milk is a long life product, in the same way our lampshade contains a long life light bulb. The Long Life Light by Anatomic Factory.
Fan Q(EUR 133; about $195) is an object and it is a fan! Designed by Swiss designer Carlo Borer. It is sleek, modern and stylish. " Q is a work of art, since it was developed over many years until it became possible to combine the stylistic requirements of the designer with the quality requirements of technology. "
If you this shade is down I'm not who you think I am. If this shade is down I'm begging your forgiveness on bended knee with tears streaming down my face. Co-editors Jonn Herschend and Will Rogan conceived the idea as graduate students at Berkeley. "We were both interested in the way text transforms an everyday object, changing it from something ordinary into something special" they wrote in an email. By The Thing, a new "object-based quarterly". For $120, subscribers receive four packages a year, hand-wrapped in brown paper and tied with string, enclosing the latest "thing"...
Amazing double bed can be hided, folding or as a lounge. The Lollipop bunk bed system($TBD) can on request be fronted with a folding table, the unit is easy to converts into comfortable beds, always ready, with slatted bases. With a depth of just 31cm the units take up very little space. The below model is show with the optional overhead storage.