Diamantina & La Perla MACETA JADE Planters (Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com )
Self-taught designer Fernando Abellanas built a studio bedroom in a very unusual place – the underside of a bridge in Valencia, Spain .
In a modern world currently intrigued by minimalism, there’s something that all three adult generations can agree on: the problem of dealing with the collections curated (hoarded?) by our family members. From younger boomers and Gen X’ers sandwiched between their aging/dying parents and their own children to millennials trying to gently manage expectations (and their own limited budgets and storage space) without hurt feelings, the message is crystal clear. As Forbes said recently , “Sorry, nobody wants your stuff.” READ MORE »
While hammers and hair-dryers have virtually nothing in common apart from being hand-held, it’s an interesting exercise to borrow an idea from one and implement it in the other. Jang Junyoung’s Hammer Dryer gives the hair dryer’s design some volume… not like the kind you’d associate with hair, but literal mass! The handle serves as nothing but a cylindrical gripping area (and the wire passes through it). The Hammer Dryer’s blower unit is given full focus with its heavy looking shape, and even the controls are shifted onto the hammer’s body, giving it functional focus too.
A majority of the occupations we humans carry out are human-centric… and almost everything designers do revolves around human interaction and emotion; and while most products we design today have evolved from physical to digital, there’s always one key binding factor. The user… and the user hasn’t physically changed much (or even at all) in the past century, and probably won’t for the foreseeable future
Mind the title… but that’s all I can see when I look at this custom BMW build by Kingston Custom. It’s like Elvis’ white, bedazzled jumpsuit morphed into a motorcycle! It’s called the White Phantom and it’s actually all 80s on the inside! The donor bike was a 1980s BMW tourer. After some chopping, however, it’s a much slimmer version of its original self, save for a protruding turbocharger from that 798cc engine.
Notice anything different about this toothbrush setup?! Hint: it’s not about what you see… it’s about what you don’t. This smart twist on the electric toothbrush ditches the power cord to keep your limited bathroom real estate clean and clear of any cumbersome cables! Unlike the wired dock of many existing electric models, this features one that you plug directly into the outlet
Motorola ‘s future phones could be equipped with a self-repair function, which would enable users to fix their damaged screens.
as road-legal, absurdly powerful and open-air roadsters, gloss postproduction and alex bernstein photograph the three-wheel polaris ‘slingshot’ 2018 models. The post polaris slingshot 2018 models are road-legal trikes born for racetrack appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
Vacuum Bench by Kebei Li – a glass bench that is held together by vacuum-powered pneumatic fixtures. Structural stability, the fundamental quality central to the interaction of any furniture object, is arduously maintained by a complex pneumatic system.