Posts tagged "Design"
Dieter Rams' Top 10

Dieter Rams’ Top 10

Dieter Rams is a man, not a myth, but indeed a legend.  The German industrial designer has had a storied career at consumer products company, Braun, serving as its head of design from 1961 to 1995.  He made Braun a household name in the 50’s, producing coffee makers, calculators, radios, audio/visual equipment, consumer appliances and...
Remington Ammunition

Remington Ammunition

Throwin’ another gorgeous urban infill project at all you beautiful peops out there.  Let’s talk Remington Court in Seattle for a moment, a 4,300 sq ft development in the Capitol Hill neighborhood brought to us by HyBrid Architecture + Assembly.  The project features a trio of 1,500 sq ft townhouses and an attached 1,000 sq...
Vakre Hotellet i Juvet

Vakre Hotellet i Juvet

Here’s a little eye candy for y’all on this Wednesday afternoon…. Check out the Juvet Landscape Hotel in Gudbrandsjuvet, Norway.  It is one of the most striking developments I have ever laid eyes upon.  Designed by Jensen and Skodvin Arkitektkontor, the hotel features 10 detached buildings with unobstructed views of the gorgeous rugged Norwegian scenery,...
TRASH: anycoloryoulike

TRASH: anycoloryoulike

New York City artist Adrian Kondratowicz talks trash in a very colorful way… over the past two years, he has partnered with local businesses to draw attention to environmental awareness through his installation entitled TRASH: anycoloryoulike.  The concept is simple and effective… brightly colored garbage bags with polka dots are placed in dense urban areas,...
Woolly What?

Woolly What?

I have yet to meet a person who doesn’t like plants… and if you come across someone who says they aren’t fans of our foliage friends, tell them that they should hold their breath for the rest of their lives, because that’s what life would be like w/o them! Bringing vegetation into our built environment...
BoGo Light, anyone?

BoGo Light, anyone?

BoGo Light, represent!  The BoGo Light, a solar-powered LED flashlight, is a rockin’ example of using new, sustainable technologies in socially responsible ways.  For every BoGo Light purchased ($25), a BoGo Light will be given to someone around the world who doesn’t have access to electricity, and could really use a BoGo Light. The BoGo Light features a solar panel that takes...
P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. project

P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. project

The P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. project is a fresh take on urban housing solutions, started in 2001 by Dutch architects Kortknie Stuhlmacher Architecten.  P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. stands for Prototype for Advanced Ready-Made Amphibious Small-Scale Individual Temporary Ecological Dwelling (huh?) and features this incredible project in Rotterdam, Netherlands.  It is a bright chartreuse addition to an old grungy warehouse, literally growing out of the...
Bruce Wayne's Chair

Bruce Wayne’s Chair

Greetings friends, Here’s a cool chair for y’all to check out.  It’s the Gotham Rocker by Danko Persing for NYC based eco-furniture vendor Vivavi. Some pretty hot lines on this bad boy!….The frame is laminated maple and is made with water-based non-toxic adhesives.  The webbing is recycled seatbelts.  If you check out the site listed above, you’ll see...
Metro Hippie Blog?

Metro Hippie Blog?

Hey y’all, So I spend most of my days perusing through magazines and browsing online for the latest and greatest in the world of art and design and figured I might as well share my discoveries with the cyber world.  So let’s give this a try, eh? I don’t know where this thing will lead,...
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