Oreo Wonder Vault that popped up in NYC… open the Oreo, pull the lever, get a Filled Cupcake Oreo before they hit store shelves! Weber Shandwick was the lead activation agency on this, in collaboration with Iontank, 360i, The Martin Agency and Carat
The king of Morroco just switched on what will be the world’s largest solar power plant in the Saharan desert near Ouarzazate. When it is completed in 2018, the Noor Concentrated Solar Power complex will be the size of the country’s capital city, and it will generate 580MW – enough power to serve 1.1 million people. Read the rest of Morocco switches on phase one of the world’s largest solar plant
In an effort to tackle the dual problems of food waste and poverty, France just passed a groundbreaking law that requires supermarkets to donate unsold food to charity, give it away as animal feed, or face fines of up to €75,000 ($82,324) and two years in jail. The law, which was passed unanimously this week by the French senate, is part of a greater drive to halve the 7.1 million tons of food wasted in the nation each year—some of which is intentionally destroyed by retailers to prevent ‘dumpster diving’ by those in need. Read the rest of France becomes world’s first county to ban supermarkets from throwing away food
Sturlesi Design’s take-off from the ‘carbon bulbs’. The lamps are made in-house from a durable concrete base, an efficient LED bulb and 6 interchangeable laser engraved acrylic glass modules.
The Electrolux Verse is so much of a vacuum cleaner that it’s two vacuum cleaners! Designer Scott Pancioli gave vacuum cleaners a makeover with his concept titled Verse. The vacuum cleaner has a very yin-yang aesthetic style with the color split from front to back, and also the product split. On the front face of the vacuum cleaner, fits a smaller hand-held vacuum cleaner that can be pulled out and used as a dust-buster.
‘Tis the month for beautiful combinations! Although ‘HP Shredjet’ doesn’t really sound as poetic, it’s a wonderful melange of three souls.
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Expose a young mind to creativity and it really nourishes them mentally. That’s one way in which designers are made! The Epona is a rocking horse for your little toddler that’s re-purposed from old copper cables
The preview of the 12th edition of the annual Zona Maco contemporary art fair kicked off yesterday at Mexico City’s Centro Banamex convention centre with a host of eye-raising newcomers like Gagosian Gallery and Venus Over Manhattan (which made its debut with an elegant curation of Calder mobiles and stabiles); while heavy hitters like David Zwirner and London’s Lisson Gallery are coming back for more after recent debuts. While the hometown galleries seemed to offer more deftly curated offerings – with internationals playing their hits – one theme seemed to tie everyone together: transparency and reflection, and not just the overabundance of Anish Kapoor concave and convex mirrors.
Swedish startup company Bruzzoni Global has revealed two striking new electronic toothbrushes, perfect for polishing your pearly whites.