Amsterdam Airport’s Green Nature Park

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Amsterdam Airport’s Green Nature Park

Extensive traveling wears on the soul. Although seeing new places is exciting, the constant landscape of airport after airport can leave one wishing for more natural green surroundings. If you’re traveling through Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport you may not have to wish any longer. The airport recently unveiled an indoor/outdoor nature park where travelers can go […]

Art & About Sydney 2011

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Art & About Sydney 2011

23 September – 23 October 2011: It’s Art & About’s 10th anniversary this year as the City of Sydney’s annual celebration of public art. During the next four weeks we can enjoy art installations, performances and exhibitions in our streets and public spaces. Friday Night’s Free Festival Launch at Martin Place, CBD: 23 September 2011, […]

Ting’s Leather Belt Flooring

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Ting’s Leather Belt Flooring

We’ve come across these beautiful modular floor tiles made from recycled leather belts by London-based designers Ting. Each belt is hand selected to ensure a high grade of leather, after which belts are cleaned, also by hand, with chemical-free substance and prepared for use. The belts are then shaved, so all are the same width, […]

Sleepboxes installed at Moscow Airport

Back in 2009 Russian architects Arch Group have conceptualised the ‘Sleepbox’, a modular mobile compartment for napping at airports, train stations, and hostels. Space for luggage is under the bed, and each bed has a nightstand. In addition to general lighting, Sleepbox has built-in LED reading lamps. Windows are equipped with electric-drive blinds for privacy. […]

London Design Festival 2011

17–25 September 2011: As the hub, if the London Design Festival, the Victoria & Albert Museum currently hosts a nine-day festival that celebrates London as the creative capital of the world. Throughout the Museum there is an array of specially commissioned installations and displays to enjoy, and a broad programme of special events, talks and […]

Spectacular Sand Drawings

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Spectacular Sand Drawings

Jim Denevan is famous for making unique large scale drawings in the sand.
Every sand drawing that takes many hours to complete eventually gets erased by the water from the ocean and disappears forever.

Destination Design: Treehotel – Harads, Sweden

Remember when you were little and you wanted to live in your treehouse? Want that feeling of weightlessness and seclusion again, this time as an adult? Take a Swedish adventure into the wilderness with this month’s Destination Design — the curious and odd vacation destination called Treehotel. Located in the small town of Harads, Sweden, […]

Design Clarity goes East End… to Westfield Stratford

They’re fitting out at an Olympic pace at Westfield Stratford City, East London, with the official centre opening just a week or so away on 13th September. Design Clarity has five projects due for completion imminently, so it’s all go here. A nail bar, a cake shop, a theatre ticket box, a patisserie and a […]

Imaginative Package Designs

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Imaginative Package Designs

Packaging is a very important marketing strategy to glamorize a product in order to attract the consumer’s attention. Often however, packaging can be neglected by business. This is a selection of beautiful packaging designs, some conceptual and some that made it to the shelves but all great examples of the designer going the extra mile […]