This cute animal rings by Japanese artist Jiro Miura made me look.
Japanese artist Jiro Miura making fun jewelry ring made from polymer clay. Japanese designer and self-taught artist Jiro Miura making fun rings depicting various animals cling onto your finger. Made of polymer clay, the ring is so cute that it became very popular among Japanese and now sell under the brand Count Blue.
This table with infinity mirror light when activated by designer Louise-Anne van 't Riet made me look.
“Some people never tidy up; why not teach them to do so by designing a playful and beautiful reminder?”
Infinitum is an arduino-powered table that turns on when items are placed on it, and which turns off when they are removed.
This infinity mirror table is designed for people who never tidy up, but leave their belongings everywhere. Lou decided to design a table that would light up when objects were placed on it, giving people a beautiful backdrop for their objects and the illusion of an infinitely deep hole in the floor. This would also encourage users to tidy up before they left a room because the light would only switch off once there was nothing left on the table.
The table is a set of plexiglass mirrors, set up so that the LEDs between them reflect an image back onto the fully reflective mirror. The table construction includes a piezo sensor switch which, when activated, will light the table up.
The Garden Apartment is a collaboration between Miriam Josi and Stella Lee Prowse with a common passion for food and design. With the idea to celebrate the culture of food and home cooking with access to fresh herbs, they created the Nomad Planter.
The Nomad planter is designed to optimize the existing conditions in the home in order to grow herbs in environments with limitations of space, shifting sunlight and changing seasons. The design is adaptable to a variety of environments with limited space for plants. It can hang from a rope, sit on the coffee table, be transported to the window for more sunlight or you may choose to only plant one side and hang it on the wall to create a vertical garden.
Nomad is made from scrap boat sails and boat covers. The materials are locally sourced from the post-production waste of sailmakers in the Bronx.
Architect aMDL- architetto Michele De Lucchi S.r.l. has designed the Public Service Hall for Ministry of Justice of Georgia in Italy.
The building of a new Public Service Hall in Marneuli, a town 30 kilometres south of the capital Tbilisi, was part of a broader government programme for the construction of more than 15 public offices, distributed countrywide and used for the issue of identity cards and other administrative services to citizens. The building, which also houses a branch of the TBC Bank, faces a wide urban junction next to a police station, a cultural centre and a supermarket, all recently built. The square-planned building has a bearing frame of reinforced concrete columns and unfaced box floor slabs. The slightly raised ground floor guarantees natural ventilation and lighting for the basement parking.
The interior is laid out as a central atrium overlooked by the staircase faced in natural oak. Arranged around this atrium, on the mezzanine are the public teller counters and, on the upper level, the offices of the Attorney and his or her staff, the back office and meeting rooms - all located in the outer part of the building in order to benefit from the natural light and views of the surrounding landscape. The volume is infilled with a curtain wall of glazed panels 1.4 metres wide and screened by a tensile structure in silvered PTFE fabric with its distinctive undulating movement.
HK Soap by Run 2 Tree Studio aims to inspire people to reconnect with food, to not only raise awareness but also to encourage our individual responsibility. They create products with natural components, self-developed formula, and cold processes, that are ground with the finest oils and shaped with bare hands. They believe food is the ‘material’ for visual communication.
The organic koi soap is made with 100% food ingredients. While the soap look like a delicious dim sum, the koi soaps contain rich nutrients that will surely nourish your skin and relieve stress. The used of olive oil, coconut oil and rice act as great skin softener and moisturizer. Yellow ginger powder and chocolate, on the other hand, help to improve your blood circulation, giving your skin a natural glow. As a green design social enterprise which has been committed to promote sustainable living through design, the koi soaps also ensure the health of our planet. Dedicated to help solve the food waste problem in Hong Kong, HK Soap makes each koi soap with 37g of food residuals, including coffee drag, local rice chaff, expired yellow ginger power and chocolate, and carrots that are less attractive.
Each gift set contains either a pair or three pairs of koi soaps, which are placed inside a handmade dim sum steamer basket made by the one-and-only remaining steam cage workshop in Hong Kong- ‘Tuck Chong Sum Kee’.
Beautiful feather pen from Hay Denmark. Made of goose feather. Light as a feather...
The Shantiniketan apartment building in Delhi, designed by Mumbai based RMA Architects, comprises three duplex apartments in a way that exterior and interior spaces wrap around each other to create a sequence of spatial experiences, unfolding in their qualities of light and scale. While all three apartments cover an equal area of 200 square meters, each unit varies from the other through a precisely and uniquely located private duplex staircase, which in turn generates a unique layout for each apartment. The building form is a direct manifestation of complex internal geometries.
Each unit varies from the other through a precisely and uniquely located private duplex staircase, which in turn generates a unique layout for each apartment.
An internal courtyard, located centrally in plan and expanding in section, draws light deep into the core of each apartment. A dense repository of trees, shrubs, and creepers grow, and are visible from all three apartments, making the courtyard into a green “lung”, a breathing space that is both aesthetic and performative. The misting system on the courtyard facade that cools it, creating a humid condition in the lung, thereby insulating the building against harsh and dry Delhi summers. Layers of landscape grow on both the horizontal and vertical planes.
British jewellery designer Maya Selway crafts timeless pieces of jewellery that are both understated yet compelling in their delicate lines and textural detailing. Inspired by the enduring, cyclical nature of the world around her, Maya works intuitively and organically, using ethically sourced 18ct gold and naturally coloured diamonds. With an eye for restrained detail, intriguing in its intricacy, Maya introduces unconventional techniques such as gold dust fusing to create luxurious, enduring classics that transcend time and passing trends. Maya undertakes commissions using the same palette of materials that she uses in her main collections. Diamond colours include cognac, yellow, grey and white; cuts and sizes can be tailored and gold options are white, rose and yellow.
Her latest creation is titled 'RAW', a unique collection of jewellery unlike others. In 'RAW', the beauty of natures’ imperfections is celebrated. The unique, intricate growth formations found in diamond slices are enhanced by the use of filigree gold dust fusing. Quiet in its captivating beauty the collection reflects upon the natural cycles of the physical world.