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Living in New York City isn’t all adventure and dynamism. Unless you are wealthy the way no real person is, you probably have to settle for a living space that is cramped and cluttered. It is the project of Graham Hill, entrepreneur and treehugger.com founder, to come up with an ideal New York apartment—one with a small footprint, both physically and environmentally, and one that offers just as much beauty and functionality as a pad multiple times its size. [read more]
Dieter Rams’ 10 Principles for Good Design, as illustrated by Aaron Wood. Aaron says, “I’m a huge fan of good, clean, simple (and functional) design. Dieter Rams was also a huge proponent of this. Choosing his ten principles of design was a no-brainer, since it really reflects on a lot of what I believe in as well.”
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To prevent the development from disturbing its spectacular setting and to ‘respect nature in every possible way’, architect Jorge Enrique Gracia García along with his San Diego-based practice Gracia Studio has realised this group of 20 free-standing hotel rooms located in Baja California’s Valle de Guadalupe. At 20-square-meters each, the corten steel-clad, elegantly furnished rooms follow a concept of ’a “deluxe” camping houses, covering the guest’s basic needs, being in contact with nature and the environment.’
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THE PINNACLE LUXURY PERFORMANCE SUV.
EXP 9 F represents the chance to take Bentley values of design, craftsmanship and engineering excellence to a new level. Bentley’s experience with the all-wheel drive Continental range makes the concept of a Bentley SUV a natural progression.
From a designer’s perspective, EXP 9 F was a dream project, the chance to create a completely new type of Bentley. From the very beginning, the design team had a clear vision for the new Bentley SUV, as Dirk van Braeckel, Director of Design, explains:
“EXP 9 F had to represent the absolute pinnacle of the sport utility sector, setting a new benchmark for this type of vehicle. The style had to reflect Bentley’s sporting character despite its radically different package and purpose together with sculptured, flowing surfaces in keeping with the Bentley tradition.”
This type of folding chair can be occasionally found across the Americas, from a tiny one made out of tree branches from El Salvador, a bulky one made out of tropical hardwood in Belize, to a small version made out of pine, used by the gauchos in the Argentinean Pampas to relax and drink mate. The Panamericana chair, named after the Panamericana road, road that travels across the whole American continent, was conceived by IOAN’s design team as a hybrid conclusion of all its different versions.
Ventricle vessel the ventricle is as hand blown sculptural vase designed by eva milinkovic referencing the organic beauty of the human heart. each piece is unique and available by custom order in sizes 10″, 16″ and 22″ H and priced at $550.00, $830.00 and $1200.00 (USD). Lead time is approx. 2-3 weeks.