We curate some pretty kooky stuff in the Sensory Appeal™ wave. Sensory Appeal™ is about playing around with the senses by changing taste, touch, smells, colors and sounds in way that make you appreciate something in a new light. Unless … Read More
I saw two interesting articles that were about achieving the same goal: To downsize using space saving techniques in order to simplify a dwelling. Yeah, pretty much the opposite of “MTV Cribs”. These are really smart, effective design examples that … Read More
For those who haven’t ever stumbled across arborsmithing (or ‘tree shaping’), it’s essentially “the craft of cultivating and training perennial woody plants to grow into ornamental shapes and useful implements.” That means you shape trees naturally, over time, into things like chairs, ornaments and bridges … Read More
Five decades ago The World Wildlife Fund came on the scene and has been making waves ever since. Well, they’re setting quite a standard with their HQ in the Netherlands. But so they should!
With so much “greenwashing” going on these days it is heartening when a company not only embraces exactly what it is they stand for, but leads by example in the innovation dept. too. … Read More
We are seeing more and more architecture that imitates living forms. Taking the concept beyond skin deep, these buildings often incorporate natural processes for heating and cooling, a blurred distinction between indoor and outdoor space and notions of sustainability. One … Read More