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.
‘We, The Tiny House People’ is a full-length documentary in which TV producer and Huffington Post blogger Kirsten Dirksen explores “the tiny homes of people searching for simplicity, self-sufficiency, minimalism and happiness by creating shelter in caves, converted garages, trailers, tool sheds, river boats and former pigeon coops”.Read more →
Wouldn’t it be great to instantly change the wallpaper in your apartment depending on your mood? Well, that becomes possible with a new technique that the Milanese collective Carnovsky recently used when the designers created the interior of the East London bar and gallery Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes. They have plastered the walls of the whole place with a unique wallpaper that changes pattern under different lighting conditions.Read more →
It’s always great to stumble upon little green oases in hardcore urban environments. Like this beautiful modular urban farm located in the middle of Tokyo’s vibrant Roppongi district, which was designed by the architects of ON Design Partners. Their farm consists of different glass box units that make up a great installation, and grows vegetables that…Read more →
Landpeel is great innovative floor mat system that enables users to adapt the floor to their specific interior needs. The Landpeel is more than a floor mat — it’s a modular system that can be transformed into chairs, tables and workstations by the simple act of lifting the panels. The idea of the Japanese designer…Read more →