Category: DESIGN

Oct 16, 2012

The Maunsell Sea Forts of WWII

The Maunsell Sea Forts of WWII

Photograph by Neil Brown on Flickr At the outbreak of World War II, the Port of London was the busiest port in the world. The German Navy recognized the Thames as an important shipping route and sought to disrupt its usage through the use of a new secret weapon — the magnetic influence…

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Oct 15, 2012

School Bus Converted Into Mobile Home

School Bus Converted Into Mobile Home

In this incredible conversion we see an old school bus turned into a mobile home. The all wood interior really gives this mobile home a comfy feeling. There’s a fully functional kitchen, a wood burning fireplace for heat (the bus is undoubtedly poor for insulation), a futon for sitting/sleeping, a desk and shelves with…

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Oct 13, 2012

Builders Recreate the Bat Cave Using 20,000 Pieces of LEGO

Builders Recreate the Bat Cave Using 20,000 Pieces of LEGO

Using over 20,000 pieces of LEGO, Wayne Hussey and Carlyle Livingston faithfully reconstructed Bruce Wayne’s famous Bat Cave out of LEGO. The Bat Cave was first displayed at Emerald City ComiCon in late March of 2012. It then made an appearance at Jet City Comic Show and then BrickCon 2012. The pair estimate that…

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Oct 3, 2012

Check Out This Hot Tub Tug Boat

Check Out This Hot Tub Tug Boat

Dubbed the HotTug, you are looking at a motorized wood-fired hot tub that you and up to seven of your friends can enjoy as you navigate the seas. The boat is constructed from wood and fitted with glass fiber reinforced polyester (size 240 x 380 x 110 cm). The HotTug has a stainless steel…

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Oct 2, 2012

‘Elevator Bed’ Rises to Reveal Sunken Living Room

‘Elevator Bed’ Rises to Reveal Sunken Living Room

Design and Photography by YO! Home Inspired by the counterweight mechanics of stage scenery, YO! Home attempts to rethink the urban apartment and create additional space by hiding rooms when not in use. The most dramatic example is the ‘elevator bed’ which rises into the ceiling to reveal a sunken living room beneath.…

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Sep 27, 2012

These Kid-Inspired Hospital Interiors are Simply Awesome

These Kid-Inspired Hospital Interiors are Simply Awesome

Hospitals can be an intimidating place, especially for children. The white sterile walls and big noisy machines can scare some kids and it’s possible they become uncomfortable and uncooperative. Of course a kind and caring health care professional can overcome these obstacles; but adding a little colour, fun and awe to the typically drab…

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Sep 24, 2012

The Most Powerful Digital Camera in the World

The Most Powerful Digital Camera in the World

The world’s most powerful digital camera has opened its eye and recorded the first images in hunt for dark energy (which is believed to make up 75% of the content of the Universe). Eight billion years ago, rays of light from distant galaxies began their long journey to Earth. That ancient starlight has…

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