Art and Design
Tangled cables and cords got you down? Behold the outlet wall - a vast expanse of space dedicated to the detangling of cords and the electrifying of electronics.
Hot summer temperatures or not, some coats and jackets are so cool, that while they might make you warm at this time of year, you'll be the chillest person on the block. Sometimes fashion surpasses comfort, as we all know; so here are the top 10 coolest jackets and coats which will keep you cool, even if only in style, throughout every season.
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.