Photo credits: Yume Chan.
These incredible long exposure photographs of fireflies were taken by Yume Cyan in Japanese forests in Nagoya and Okayama. Read more
Photo credits: e27.
Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) are touted as the next big thing. But whilst the technology might be approaching maturity, its formal expression in terms of the design of fittings, has hardly been considered at all.
We look at one company’s attempts to define an appropriate aesthetic voice for their forthcoming OLED products. Read more
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Photograph by Daniel Cheong/ Hotspot Media.
We are grateful to Daniel Cheong for this photograph, apparently taken from the 79th floor of Dubai’s Index Tower. It shows the city’s taller towers piercing through a low cloud ceiling, clearing the city of its architectural clutter and choked highways. Read more
It seems at last that the the Bauhaus styled fitted kitchen is being challenged.
For the best part of 80 years, a smart kitchen meant a modular, clean-lined row of cupboards. Behind the smartest ones hid dishwashers, fridges and washing machines camouflaged by a fitted door to look like a cupboard. Even sink tops are routinely hidden beneath work surfaces subjugated to the notion that utilitarian equipment should be used but not seen.
In parts of South America Whirlpool have released this limited edition refrigerator with a 1950 theme to its styling. Read more
It is one of those challenges that really tax the creative mind. In this case, the way to advertise the service being offered is so ingrained, that to jump out of that thought pattern is a difficult task on its own.
Then, the subject of funeral services being discussed, could hardly be more sensitive. The risk of offending traditional sensibilities is therefore ever present. And lastly, there is a question of timing. After the March 11th earthquake and tsunami in Japan, life and death, hope and despair have been ever present in the national debate. Read more