A slightly bizarre yet utterly captivating idea from Philips – indoor bee keeping! Imagine the horror, you’re out of the gold stuff. Toast, tea and cereal remains unsweetened. This concept puts an end to all of that! Whilst shoving your hand into a hive of pollinating bees may not sound like everyone’s idea of fun, this is a rather accurate representation of a natural beehive, where they even leave the pod to find flowers ripe for picking (it just so happens they’re built-in). The bees can enter and leave as they wish, never bothering the occupants of the home through the use of indoor/outdoor seperation. With more and more people paying attention to where they source their food, and how it’s produced, what better way than to begin farming within your own home.
An open air gallery is the theater of the project ‘Outside Videoprojection’, by Ibon Mainar. In his work he chooses natural settings for screening of different images, as if they suddenly pop out of thin air. With his car he travels the Basque country, looking for a good spot for his ‘light paintings’. The result…Read more →
In Barcelona, Spain a new eco-friendly laundromat opened last summer. Nothing new you would say, except for the fact that this laundromat looks like a nightclub.Read more →
Bicycle culture is adopted as one of the solutions to increasing traffic congestion problems in many world cities. But that’s not the only thing — creative class guru Richard Florida claims that bicycle-friendly metros “are richer, better-educated, and more fit than non-biking places”. But how to stimulate bicycle culture in cities? PleaseCycle, a London-based start-up,…Read more →
Claimed to be the latest big environmental movement, urban beekeeping is hotter than hot. Perfectly in line with this trend, a true urban beekeeping store has recently opened doors in Portland, Oregon. Bee Thinking specializes in offering products and services relating to beekeeping in urban environments, such as beehives that require minimal space. The owner…Read more →