PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar power boat, was unveiled last week. The white catamaran measures 31m (101ft) long and 15m (49ft) wide, and is designed to reach a top speed of around 15 knots (17mph). It can hold up to 50 passengers.
Power is entirely generated by 500 square meters (5,381 sq ft) of photovoltaic solar panels. SunPower provided…
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Designed by Phillips, the Sustainable City Light is an intelligent outdoor lighting system inspired by flowers. The solar powered lights feature five photovoltaic petals that open during the day to collect the sun’s rays, before transforming them into energy.
When nightfall arrives, the petals close up while LED lights turn on to brighten city…
It may not be the most practical way of finding the time, but you have to admit, the Aspiral Clock is pretty cool.
Created by London-based designers Will Aspinall and Neil LambethMade, the Aspiral Clock turns slowly over a twelve-hour period while a loose ball inside marks the current time. When the clock reaches the final twelfth hour, it drops through a…
What better way is there to de-stress than by playing a little table tennis? Table&Tennis was an idea to merge beautiful design with a conference/dining table. Built to the official specs of a ping pong table, the table has the ability to transition simply and instantly between the different uses.
I'm super impressed with how beautiful yet versatile this table is. It seems like it would belong perfectly inside…
Las Vegas design firm Chemical Spaces was recently commissioned to remodel several one-of-a-kind pool suites intended to accommodate VIP guests at Hard Rock Las Vegas. The suites were designed to cater to Hard Rock’s hip, young, and music-loving guests. Each suite features its own unique theme, and all of the suites walk out to the…
Located in Napa Valley, California, Merus Winery has the perfect combination of modern and traditional elements. Amsterdam-based UXUS Design was commissioned to create a unique experience where the customer would value the excellence and the complexity of the Merus brand.
The floor plan of the winery consists of three main rooms - The Tasting Room, Cave…
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Are you like me and squeeze the toothpaste from the top instead of the bottom? This slotted toothbrush by Jee Young Choi solves that problem by squeezing every last drop of toothpaste out of the tube. A great idea that maximizes the utility of the toothbrush and minimizes the wastage of the toothpaste.…