At last week’s Ecobuild Conference in London, GWP Architecture and Thomas Heatherwick ‘s amazing Bombay Sapphire’s Laverstoke Mill distillery was awarded the highly prestigious BREEAM Award for Industrial Design. The London-based architectural team began the renovation of the abandoned 18th century paper mill in 2012 and has since been recognized as a leading example of environmentally-conscious industrial design
Twelve South presents SurfacePad for iPad mini, a multifunctional, luxury leather cover for iPad mini that introduces several innovative features never before seen in an iPad cover. Made with genuine Napa leather, the super-smooth cover doubles as a hands-free viewing stand and desktop typing wedge. Check out its many uses –> The stylish leather wrap protects both sides of iPad without hiding or disguising your iPad’s beautiful profile.
1 is no longer the loneliest number thanks to the “My Name Is” bean bag! Whether your bed is lonely or you just want a pal to rest on in front of the TV, this friendly human-shaped twist on the bean bag chair has comfort and cuddles to share. It’ll even hold your drink with its built-in cup holder! Name your new bestie by writing on the “My Name Is” label included on each design! Designers: Eglė Stonkutė and Povilė
Great branding in Yeti Frozen Custard from Austin, Texas. (Want more?
The launch of Design Shanghai last week confirmed that good design is now firmly on the city’s radar. Around 50,000 visitors descended on the city's landmark exhibition centre – an elaborate Russian neo-classical venue – to view the wares of nearly 150 design brands, with 90 per cent exhibiting in China for the first time
The new Dyson Cool Air Multiplier/Fan! Here’s a first look at the new, 75% quieter, and 30% less energy version! Full unbox and look at the new remote, subtle display, and more! (Want more?
Designed for surfers, swimmers and other water athletes, SurfEars™ protect your ears without affecting hearing and balance. (Want more?
Amazing hand painted Victorian Bust lamps designed by Bari Ziperstein over at the new House of Honey Shop. (Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com )
Amazing vector portraits by Ilya Kuvshinov, talented digital artist and illustrator based in Moscow, Russia who illustrate famous game and movies characters. (Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com )