If you've ever wondered what a 9 Bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, 20,000 sq foot Miami Beach house located on a private island looked like, you'll love this post. Touzet Studio designed the recently completed Okto Villa that overlooks the Biscayne Bay. Now being offered for sale through David Solomon, a…
If your lawnmower looked this cool, do you think you'd be out mowing your lawn more often? The Husqvarna Panthera Leo is a conceptual lawn mower that's powered only by electric motors and is constructed from recycled materials. It has two hours of riding time per charge. It also charges overnight using a standard outlet.
The coolest part? You'll… Continue
Added by alice on June 29, 2009 at 9:30am —
I have always loved aquariums. I have a large one myself but it is nothing compared to these. Each of these aquariums is a true work of art. It takes as much design thought to create one of these unique aquariums as it would to create any other work of art or architecture. It may take even more since these must provide and maintain a living environment. The tank above was created by Pieter van Suijlekom and is 6 meters long. You can read more about…
If you're in or around LA this weekend, hop on over to the LA Convention Center for the Dwell on Design event. Now in its second year, the three-day design festival brings together the best and brightest from the design industry to offer visitors “real live modern design” in the form of an expansive exhibition, design conference, home tours and special events.… Continue
If you're in San Francisco, please tell me that you'll visit Metropolitan Home's first modern design showhome in San Francisco. Metropolitan Home partnered with top designers to create the ultimate house in San Francisco’s exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood. The design team includes Martha Angus, David Olydroyd, and Greg Steart of ODADA, Min | Day, Jiun Ho, Gary… Continue
Added by alice on June 25, 2009 at 11:00am —
DDB Brazil and photographer Rodrigo Ribeiro created this "Blend In" campaign for Zoo Safari. The blending of the images makes a cool effect, but could you imagine if these animals were that close to your car?!
"Boasting a 5 megapixel autofocus camera, AGPS, digital compass, gravity-sensor, 3.5mm stereo headset jack and expandable MicroSD memory, the hardware is way ahead of previous Android handsets. It’s Teflon-coated to stay clean… Continue
They had me at wireless internet signal. Really they did. The Orange Solar Concept Tent you are seeing uses cutting edge eco-energy technology that allows campers to keep in touch and power their essential camping gadgets. How does it capture the sun's energy? The tent has specially coated solar threads that are webbed into conventional fabric. What other modern… Continue
For those living in high-rise apartments in the city, parking can be a real hassle. Now imagine if you had a car that could climb walls and park right outside your apartment window. Far fetched, yes. Impossible, probably not.
This computer mouse-looking concept car is called the Peugeot…
Just in time for the 2009 Cannes Advertising Festival, Schematic, an interactive agency who helped come up with the futuristic advertising seen in Minority Report, is debuting their large multi-touch wall. It's a 12-foot by 5-foot display that provides a visual interface for attendees to interact with the festival schedule, 3D venue maps and information on… Continue
Added by alice on June 23, 2009 at 2:53pm —
These super chic suitcases from Elias & Grace are meant for kids but there's no reason why we can't use them as our weekend getaway bag. Love the vintage modern vibe and the two different patterns on the inside and outside.
U2's about to revolutionize the concert experience when it debuts its new stage in Barcelona on June 30. It's their first stop in their 14 city tour across Europe. The European tour will then be followed by a North American tour that begins at Chicago's Soldier Field on September 12th, 2009.
Why is this stage so special? Because it places the band right…Continue
Added by alice on June 23, 2009 at 9:00am —
Los Angeles-based Illustrator Hiroko Sanders puts a spin on the classic Kleenex box with the “Perfect Slice of Summer.” He tried to embody the spirit of summer while making the style fresh and unique. I love how you can put the slices together to make the fruit. I'll take watermelon!…
Congrats, Met member and long time friend, Arlene Ibanez, for creating one of the top 5 t-shirt designs for Kogi BBQ! If you're not familiar with Kogi, they're the Mexican-style Korean BBQ truck that's all the rage. You can see some old posts here.
Have you ever seen a swimming pool house as gorgeous as this? New York based Hariri & Hariri Architecture designed this swimming pool house in suburban Connecticut. I just love the inside/outside feature - you can just imagine having all your friends and family over, BBQing and lounging around on a beautiful, sunny day. The right side even has an outdoor shower…