This one is for cat lovers and surely will be loved by your kitty too. Kittyo is an innovative device that lets you be with your cat when you are out of the home. The Kittyo app and device keeps you connected with your pet when you’re far away from home letting you speak, watch and play with them. It can also record videos, click photos and dispense your cat’s favorite treat when your fluffy friend is hungry.
If you love playing table tennis (ping pong to be more original) and have $70k to part, then this all new and exclusive Eleven Ravens Stealth Ping-Pong Table is what you’d want at home to start a few conversations. Born from fusion of lethal silence and pure elegance, the custom-built ping pong table is made from high grade jet aircraft aluminum and is accented with carbon fiber. Embodying strength and functionality, the Stealth Ping Pong Table surely deserves to be part of your unique collection of artifacts (the table is more of an artifact, a symbol of status, than a table for some ping pong fun). Read More…
A beach house designed by architect Charlotte Perriand in 1934 has been constructed, furnished – in short brought to life by the French fashion house Louis Vuitton. Dubbed the La maison au bord de l’eau (translated ‘house by the shore’), the U-shaped beach house is targeted at well-off holiday makers who prefer a makeshift shelter on a vocation by a water body. The house can be assembled anywhere anytime. The Perriand design was conjured up in Italy and was shipped to Florida to be exhibited at the Design Miami fair.
The time of traditional and old-fashioned workplaces and desks is long gone. Designers keep looking for different methods to incorporate elements like comfort, fun and innovation in to building a contemporary workplace. One such creative person is Spanish designer Anna Lotova, who has created an ingenious desk which includes a fabric pocket. Christened Oxymoron Desk, the workplace exhibits its sober design and represents the combination and interaction between two physically opposite materials wood and foam padding.
Urb-Garden is a group project based on bringing herb gardening into the home of a modern gardener with limited indoor space in a sculptural and innovative way. The major concern of the project revolves around creating something that would prevent back strain in people by positioning the flower pots at comfortable height. Presented by team of Ash Stephens, Caitlin Clark, Cole Holyoake, Emily Stonehouse and Sebastien Voerman, the motive was to bring the fun element of gardening into the homes of urban people.
World’s largest gingerbread house has been constructed in Texas by the A&M Traditions Club to raise money for a local trauma center. The 39,201.8 cubic-foot gingerbread house was completed on November 30 and is made using 1,800 pounds of butter, 7,200 eggs, and 3000 pounds of brown sugar and 7,200 pounds of flour. The house won the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest gingerbread house breaking the previous record held by a 36,600 cubic-feet home built inside Minnesota’s Mall of America in 2006.
Modonna has sold her Beverly Hills estate for $3 million under the asking of $22.5 million, and she is already rumored to be looking for another home in LA. The Material Girl had purchased the property back in 2003 under her Castillo De Lago trust for roughly $14 million and has sold it off for $19.5 million, according to MLS data. Madonna had first listed the property with a lone picture in January and in less than a year she found a satisfactory buyer with very sizable amount. Read More…
Everyone would undoubtedly agree that only a gorgeous and trendy set of furniture can add to the appeal of a beautifully designed room. If you want to keep up with the ongoing trend of furniture, then modular furniture is something to vouch for. With this sort of flexible furniture, you have the option to make judicious use of the available space. Because of the various advantages of modular furniture units, it is highly in demand and therefore various designers are coming forward with their modular units. The Infinito is amongst those modular systems that can be transformed into a sofa, an armchair, a bed, a chaise lounge, a buet, a couch,a bench and whatever other kind of seating unit that a user can think about.
Nature provides all kinds of inspiration and motivation to each one of us. Kathleen Dean Moore, an eminent nature writer and professor of philosophy went to the nature for imagination and impulse for her work. The writer got herself a studio to write and observe the delicate wetland ecosystem on the banks of the Marys River in Oregon. With the help of her daughter, Erin Moore who is an architect, the carpentry talent of her husband, the toil of friends and a front loader, the retreat for the writer was designed and built in September 2007.