Art and Design
Biomimicry is the celebration of nature in every sense -- a philosophy, a perspective, a practice... that recognizes nature knows best. Here is a perfect example from the field of interior design that really epitomizes man's love of nature. The lamp, by Russian designer Dima Loginoff, is called, simply, Male.
Fashion is made from everything that can be reclaimed these days. It's about being green, and about making unique fashion items that won't be found in every retail store across America. The latest reclaimed innovation? Hot water bottle handbags.
Before his death, eccentric clothing designer Barney Dorcus had a dream. His dream wasn't to create a fashion line which would appear at the hottest world runway shows; it wasn't to see his clothing line picked up by all the high-end retailers; it was to create fashion that was sweat proof.
Created by designer Sunghoon Mun is a diabetes watch prototype that provides an element of fashion, along with a much needed method to monitor health non-invasively.
Are you disinclined to use your oven in the summer months due to the invevitable heat that pours forth, seemingly for hours after your meal has finished and the dishes are done? Ciprian Frunzeanu may have devised a clever solution to summertime oven woes with his tiny Oven Re-Constructured design.
If there's anything in fashion that accessory loving women would kill for it's shoes and purses. Get ready ladies, your dreams are about to come true, because now your two favorite fashion accessories are about to collide!
It seems there is an innate desire of children and adults to, at some point in their lives, take a crayon, can of spray paint or a marker and draw on a wall somewhere. Thanks to lighting artist Shane Crozier, that desire need not be sublimated any longer!
Cufflinks seem to be popping up on the radar lately, each using their own unique materials to form the trendy and classy accessories for men. Most recently, unique pairs of cufflinks use a recycled material perfect for baseball fans who like to tell a story about their fashion choices.