Category: DESIGN

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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Sep 20, 2012

3D Printed Mobius Strip of the 1st Level of Super Mario Bros

3D Printed Mobius Strip of the 1st Level of Super Mario Bros

Joaquin Baldwin is a director, animator and layout artist living in Los Angeles, California (born in Paraguay). He currently works for Walt Disney Animation Studios doing CG layouts. He’s also won over 130 awards for his short films which you can find on his personal website Pixel Nitrate. In this fun little pet project,…

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Sep 17, 2012

A Full Scale Gundam Model in Japan

A Full Scale Gundam Model in Japan

The RX-78 Gundam is a fictional manned robot, introduced in 1979 in Yoshiyuki Tomino’s and Sunrise’s anime series Mobile Suit Gundam. In the series, it is a testbed weapon for the Earth Federation when it falls into the hands of Amuro Ray, the son of a weapons designer, who goes on to pilot it…

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Aug 23, 2012

Google’s Funky Headquarters in London

Google’s Funky Headquarters in London

Located on five floors of the Renzo Piano designed Central St. Giles Building in Convent Garden, Google’s funky London headquarters were conceived by design and arhictecture studio PENSON. The quirky space comprises 160,000 square feet and features an eclectic mix of designs and British influences. The space features 1250 desks and 1250 meeting…

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Aug 22, 2012

15 Amazing Car Cutaways

15 Amazing Car Cutaways

A popular trend at car shows and launch events is to show a cutaway, revealing the intricate details and mechanics of these beautiful machines. By stripping away parts of the exterior and coverings, viewers can get up close to appreciate the sophistication and engineering of today’s automobile. Some of the examples below show cars…

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