If you are an extrovert who loves to incite interest and attract attention then this could be for you! Why not exchange your conventional bicycle for a High Wheel, or Penny Farthing as they were once called, based on the pre-metric system coinage of Great Britain...
BMW i8 x Louis Vuitton Luggage Set
Future owners of BMW’s i8 plug-in hybrid sports car will be a discerning bunch. Rather than opting for the obvious Porsche 911, they’ll have bought into a progressive, innovative vehicle which plays as much on economical gains as it does outright performance.
Jose Luis Martinez Library by Alejandro Sanchez Garcia Arquitectos
In a 200 year old restored building in Mexico City, a cultural initiative was instigated to create the Ciudadela or City of Books, a library containing the private collections of 5 distinguished Mexican citizens. As part of this project
Vana by Orproject
Orproject developed a series of algorithms that digitally generate open and closed venation patterns, which can be used to simulate the growth of topiaries. The systems consist of a set of seed points that grow and branch towards target points in order to maximize exposure to light for each leaf.
Mirror Table by Tokujin Yoshioka
An exciting new item of furniture by the Japanese artist and designer Tokujin Yoshioka is due to be launched at the 2014 Salone del Mobile in Milan. Designed for the Italian firm of Glasitalia, it is an expansion of the PRISM collection which was produced in 2013
South African Bicycle Builders
Last year bike enthusiasts Nic Grobler and Stan Engelbrecht published bicycle portraits, a beautiful photographic exploration of bicycle commuter life in South Africa. Engelbrecht has a fascination with the mechanics of the bicycle and a background in photography...
Sunny Hills Cake Shop at Minami Aoyama, Tokyo
A design project for the much awarded Tokyo based practice of Kengo Kuma and Associates was to create a retail outlet for the sale of a popular sweet in Taiwan, the pineapple cake. On a socially sensitive level...
De Waterkant Apartment in Cape Town, South Africa
De Waterkant is a trendy area in the heart of Cape Town, South Africa. In the day, it hosts cool-hunting hipsters frequenting impossibly quaint eateries and in the evening it becomes the urbanites playground as fashion and art champion the nights.
Spike S-512 Supersonic Jet
Spike S-512 is a supersonic jet that will enable travelers to reach destinations in half the time it currently takes. Passengers will be able to fly from NYC to London in 3-4 hours instead of 6-7 hours. LA to Tokyo in 8 hours instead of 14-16 hours.
Mecanoo wins MLK Library
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced today the design team Mecanoo and Martinez + Johnson is chosen to revitalize the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The city’s aim for their Central Public Library project is to deliver a next generation library building that embraces Washington DC’s contemporary culture and changing needs.