Conceived by Yoann Henry Yvon, the “Teknibank” is a mobile bank concept that instead of sitting and waiting in one place follows its customers to increase the services. Featuring a prefabricated kiosk made on acrylic colored plates, the mobile bank by the Italian designer comprises a reception desk and small seats as a waiting room. Offering all the services that a normal bank provides, the bank moves a cashier within the city to provide fast and easy banking service to the customers. Enclose
I’ve been scuba diving once and I’m not sure I would want to undergo the fuss again. Can’t stand the water getting into the goggles, and since I’m not a pro (to own my personal gear) a generic close-to-my-prescription-number-goggles do not help. I’d much rather get clearer vision and view the underwater beauty from the sidelines. Glass bottom boats are more like it, but even better would be the Beriscope! Bresicope is a toy like contraption that comes with a water-resistant camera that is secu
Japanese designer Shigeki Fujishiro has created the Eiffel Stool. From the designer: A “three-legged stool” is considered most suitable while at work. The reason being the worker can freely move their own legs while sitting. With the concept of “form by means of tools = shape from function”, this stool is designed in a minimal manner so the structure itself becomes form. Material is made from a special paper developed in Europe, that consist of pure pulp and recycled pap
The Arbo concept is a futuristic transportation vehicle that has been designed with an extremely extraordinary appearance. This capsule like electric car has two modes, when it is in driving mode, its quite hard to distinguish the front and rear end, and when its in arbor mode, the doors lift up with the roof above, making a perfect open place to enjoy the road. It comprises two batteries, the primary battery can be charged via usual 220v electricity, and solar energy has been used to charge th
The 爽 "Shuang" Fan by Taiwoon by sabine7 / December 14, 2009 From Taiwoon, the 爽 "Shuang" fan is inspired by ordinary Hong Kong elements: barbecue mesh, bamboo dim sum steamers and Chinese characters. Taiwoon's fan incorporates red rope that can be woven into any characters or designs to reflect the user's mood or mindset.
Veneer Christmas Tree by Kasian by sabine7 / December 14, 2009 From Kasian, an Xmas tree made of more than 100 individually cut and folded walnut and wenge veneers that are stacked into a tree shape. The tree is over seven feet in height and is lit from within to glow softly, accentuating the wood grain. Tiny cut-out snowflakes cast shadows on the "branches."
Winning entry at the Shanghai World Expo 2010, the “Kirnu” (meaning giant’s kettle) by JKMM Architects is an innovative pavilion that telling the stories of Finland and its people portrays Finland in a microcosm. Resembling a floating island in a lake or sea, with surface covered by shingles similar to those of fish scales, the Kirnu touts wooden floor with the smell of tar and accommodates an elevated exhibition hall, shops and restaurants. Featuring the faced made of recycled material
© Raju ShuklaArchitect: Sameep Padora & Associates Location: Mumbai, India Client: Galeecha India Pvt. Ltd. Design Team: Sameep Padora, Shashank Srivastava Cost: 3,500 USD On-Site Assemblage: 36 hours Drawings: Shashank Srivastava Project Year: 2009 Photographs: Raju Shukla A temporary pavilion for an exhibitor during the ACE Construction Expo in Mumbai, India was modelled and constructed using parametric software.Acrylic Model 01© Raju ShuklaThe structure measuring 20 meters by 6 meters
California based Creo Concrete Studio have sent us photos of their contemporary concrete furniture. Many of their pieces are inlayed with either ammonite or cut glass. .
In Part II of Getting Personal With The Designers, YD talks with the energetic Branko Lukic, enigmatic Brandon Perhacs and the articulate duo Liz Kinnmark & Kegan Fisher. It’s quite clear from his talks that Branko is as passionate about food as he is about his venture, Webble. Brandon speaks about how truth, beauty & simplicity can be the defining factors of your works. And if you need a lesson in determination…to turn glut into creative, desirable objects then take lead from Liz Kin
So how many of you actually remember to switch off your gadgets from the mains and/or unplug them (saves power costs in the long run!). Not many I guess, the Ace Plug is like an eco-voice that makes sure you do a job out of it; otherwise it will annoy the hell out of you with its pesky noises, till you yank out the plug. There is another highlight to the thang, in the darkness, in case you have the inclination to plug-in gadgets; it has this sweet spotlight that you can flick on. Saves you the
The Eurasian Gondolas is a concept transportation network with a length of 12,000 km and 2400 gondolas that has been envisioned to connect 31 cities with comfort of luxurious rooms, smooth traveling and ultimate safety. The main stations are situation in renowned cities like Istanbul, Bangkok, Dubai, Shanghai and Mumbai and the trip offers the boarders to get off and change their gondola around after every 300 km. The toned 360 degree panorama window allows enjoying perfect view and gives priva