Indian design studio Sylvn Studio creates cardboard lamps that are as economical and eco-friendly as they are beautiful.
Sylvn describes their philosophy and aesthetic on their site:
Sylvn Studio is India’s only design label specialized in handcrafted décor products made of recycled corrugated cardboard. Sylvn Studio believes in combining ‘love for art andRead More
MC Escher’s mind-bending works will soon be available as fancy wallpaper, thanks to a collaboration with Escher’s estate and Italian design firm Jannelli & Volpi. Cool Hunting interviewed Paola Jannelli about the project: “Today people tend to consider beautiful that which is unique,” explains Jannelli, “But we believe in a deep re-evaluation of the moduleRead More
Architecture firm Snøhetta released its design concept for Under, a restaurant planned for the coast along Norway’s southernmost tip. Snip: Under’s namesake holds a double meaning: In Norwegian, “under” can just as well be translated into “wonder.” Half-sunken into the sea, the building’s monolithic form breaks the water surface to lie against the craggy shoreline.Read More
Upcycling trash into treasure isn’t a new concept, with backpacks made from old cars, coffee cups made from coffee, and craft beer made from recycled human pee all in production right now. But there’s a new company looking to our most prevalent modern trash types, from cigarette butts to smartphones, to create some prettyRead More
Romanian artist HyperGlu creates programs and algorithms that generate fascinating images and animations with a geometric and mathematical beauty.
He also created this nifty display font in a number of colors:
• HyperGlu (via Twitter) Cinemetrics is an emerging field of media studies, and NerdWriter deftly applies cinemetrics toRead More
Morgan’s Wonderland, a theme park designed for people with disabilities, has expanded to include an accessible water park called Morgan’s Inspiration Island. The park worked with the University of Pittsburgh’s Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) to develop an air-powered wheelchair that could replace electric chairs and get wet safely.Read More