Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro recently suggested that people could save the environment if their bowels moved less frequently. His intestinal initiative could be accomplished by eating less food, he told one reporter. “You talk about environmental pollution,” Bolsonaro said
An Italian court has fined Santiago Calatrava €78,000 for negligence during the design of the glass and steel Ponte della Costituzione over the Grand Canal in Venice . Read more
Summer is beating up on our heads, and I know most of us just want to lounge around in our nice little backyard, basking in the sun to make the most of being sunny side up! As we all know, summers represent the sun, barbeques, watching movies and basically being out, so we created a list of products that will make your backyard the perfect hangout zone, for you and your pals, making it your little alcove you will always have at the back of your home for a getaway! Cineorama is an outdoor viewing space with projectors by Erika Hock Swimming Pool Bus by Benedetto Bufalino of Studio Benedetto At once sculptural and organic, Helen Kontouris’ Botanical Planter Screens provide a sense of natural visual separation to indoor and outdoor spaces alike The iconic Anglepoise® desk lamp gets an upgrade to make one that is triple the scale of the original iconic lamp by the team at Anglepoise A Nap Swing is a perfect addition to the shared family home by architects Melana Janzen, and John McMinn The Weltevree Dutchtub, designed by Floris Schoonderbeek , is an upgrade on the iconic Dutchtub with a new wood-burning attachment, giving you a portable hot water tub wherever you need A free-standing minimal outdoor shower by Tarantik & Egger Outdoor cat shelter’s Cat Exploration Program named the Lunar Cat Lander created by Know How Shop for the Architects for Animals “Giving Shelter” 2017 Panama Banana: A Quirky, Rocking, Outdoor Hammock by Agota Rimsaite Spanish studio ERA architects present the simple, adventurous, and distinctive ‘pinea’ camping suite that is designed to live in harmony with its natural surroundings. the project gathers the best elements of the cabin, the tent, and the treehouse and stands without damaging the environment A portable fireplace that ditches the age-old flame for a fiery vortex, the SPIN is absolutely alluring to look at. The portable fireplace, or fire vortex if you’re the technical kind, can be used indoors or outdoors by Christian Wassermann and Thomas Kaiser of höfats
Copenhagen has once again cemented its title as the best bicycle city in the world with the completion of the Lille Langebro cycle and pedestrian bridge.
Perforated green steel walls form curved nooks slotted with a washbasin and shelving inside this beauty store in Vancouver , designed by local studio Scott & Scott Architects . Read more
Dezeen promotion: Spanish furniture brand Andreu World is inviting designers from across the globe to submit chair and table proposals to its International Design Contest, held in collaboration with Kvadrat . Read more
In two lines, this is a Vegan Watch strap for your super cool Apple Watch.
A piggy-bank isn’t much use when we are becoming an increasingly cashless society; with more of us relying almost exclusively on our plastic friends or mobile devices, we need to find another way to teach the youngest generation about the value of money! This is exactly what Little Can does, and it goes about doing so in a particularly unique and innovative way! At the heart of the device is a friendly personality that provides a visual indicator of spending patterns; when a new deposit is made, the little device bounces up to alert the user! Little Can relies on physical interaction to be operated; shaking it will reveal the account balance, whilst twisting the base of the device allows the display to be navigated, which is located on the underside of the can! It doesn’t just have the children in mind, by connecting it to a parents mobile device, they can track and monitor their child’s spending habits, as well! Designers: Nicol Boyd & Tomas Rosén for PUPUPULA Principal Scenario – Savings Key Interactions
The Wild Coast Tented Lodge near the Yala National Park in the south of Sri Lanka is a series of dwellings designed to mimic rocky outcrops scattered across the local landscape.
The roof of City Gallery Wellington is now home to a “kinda creepy” five-metre-tall sculpture of a hand with a face called Quasi, by New Zealand artist Ronnie van Hout. Read more