Sleeves for the iPhone are available in every single material and colour. The ‘WePhone’ (the public phone), to the contrary, has never had such a fancy jacket. Of course we spotted the upcoming knitting trend over last years. And this here might not be the first public space knitting event. But now we’ve got to report it, as it starts to get very close to architecture. A whole new facade was made for this phone booth in Westminster, London. More information on the process and techniques could be find on the (very neat) Knit the City blog.
Smart has turned one of their new electric cars into a movable disco ball. The special two-seater is covered with reflective glass discs from nose to boot, and even the windows are mirrored. The thousands of tiny mirrors give a stunning effect when the car drives through the city. During the day the Sun is…Read more →
Come along on Wednesday 22 June for the 18th PechaKucha Night Amsterdam at Trouw. Again we have selected twelve enlightened people who can hardly wait to share fresh work, ideas and inspiration. Expect stories about 100% biodegradable shoes, the Internet as the new LSD, a font especially designed for dyslexic people and tree house communities, among others, bound by…Read more →
A couple of months ago we blogged about the High Line, the urban transformation project in New York City. What was once an old traintrack trough Manhattan will be a next generation park across the city. Landscape wins terrain in densed parts of the city through the process of reclaiming the landscape. People in Rotterdam…Read more →
After our recent report about the meanwhile disappeared Dutch Sausolito near Amsterdam, we should spend some of our time on this small floating island at Almere Beach. Actually this one is from the makers of the floating market and, of course, the world famous floating gardens. These Amsterdam-based ‘floating everything’ gurus are working on the…Read more →