Category

Design

New York City Nostalgia In A Bottle

MissingNYC

Last week we found something very peculiar in our mailbox: a glass jar filled with, well, to be honest, trash. Two students from Parsons, the New School of Design in New York, clarified the matter for us. Their recent product MissingNYC fits an authentic part of New York City — a favorite neighborhood, park or landmark, whatever it may be — into a small jar that can be carried around as a cure for homesickness, sent to loved ones as a souvenir or made a gift for bloggers across the Atlantic.

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White Rabbit Makes Washing Laundry Fun Again

The White Rabbit Wash House

Most people would not mention washing laundry on their list of favorite pastime activities let alone going to the laundromat. It is time-consuming, boring and inconveniently necessary. Luckily, launderettes all over the world have paid attention to this phenomenon and have started to transform laundry washing into a less dreadful, more cheerful and uplifting task city dwellers even look forward to.

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  • Turn Your Office Into A Gym

    No, Sweat!

    We’ve always been passionate about modular and flexible furniture concepts that allow for multiple functions. Here we’ve got another great example that combines two apparently incompatible functions. Industrial designer Darryl Agawin came up with ‘No, Sweat!’, a piece of office furniture that completely converts into a gym set-up. The three-element workspace furniture set that can be easily changed when one’s in desperate need of a work-out.

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  • Takushi! Tokyo’s Lovely Taxi Lights

    Tokyo taxi signs

    Tokyo is one of those cities with a very outspoken and recognizable style. This becomes even more clear when you take a look at remarkable lights on the roof of its taxis. The Japanese capital is filled with these colorful expressions that give identity to each of the cabs. Lifestyle and travel blog Been Seen refers to the Takushi signs as a “passing parade of neon art”.

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