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Cutting Corners: LOT-EK’s 21-Box Sliced Shipping Container Home in NYC


[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ] Rising up from its corner lot like a ship on a wave, this shipping container home in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is a stunning private residence made from sliced, diced and strategically reassembled cargo boxes.

This Copy of the Book ‘Fahrenheit 451’ Can Only Be Read When Heated


[ By SA Rogers in Design & Graphics & Branding. ] Science, art and dystopian fiction come together in a fascinating new project that puts a highly appropriate heat-sensitive twist on Ray Bradbury’s classic novel, Fahrenheit 451.

Preserving Architectural Gems: 8 Beijing Hutong Plug-Ins Update Historic Shells


[ By SA Rogers in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ] Passing through historic Beijing neighborhoods, seeing only the preserved street-facing facade, you’d never know that surprisingly modern structures contrast with aging surfaces within the courtyards just out of sight.

LURVIG for Pets: IKEA Debuts its First Line of Animal Furniture & Accessories


[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Furniture & Decor. ] Made to be compatible with other IKEA furnishings and fixtures, this new first-of-its kind pet collection has something for all your favorite furry friends.

Floating Tent: Pole-Free Inflatable Structure Pops Up in Minutes


[ By SA Rogers in Design & Products & Packaging. ] Camping season may be just about over for the casual fair-weather enthusiast, but in any case, here’s a fun piece of gear to add to your Christmas wishlist.

Nice Slice: 30+ Sculptures & Illustrations Created with Cut Paper


[ By SA Rogers in Art & Sculpture & Craft. ] Hand most people some paper and an X-acto knife and ask them to make art, and at best, they’ll produce some cartoonish shapes spattered with blood.

KISS & Mark Up: 10 Bizarre KISS Branded Products


[ By Steve in Design & Graphics & Branding. ] KISS and its hustling frontman Gene Simmons continue to raise the rock music merchandising bar, licensing thousands of products ranging from banal to bizarre.

A New Spin: 125-Year-Old Windmill Turned into a Towering Guest House


[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ] From barns and sheds to windmills, rural farm structures have a habit of falling into disrepair when they cease to serve their old functions.

Trippy Tiles: Optical Illusion Installation Will Mess with Your Brain


[ By SA Rogers in Design & Fixtures & Interiors. ] Looking at this picture, it seems pretty obvious that something is seriously wrong with the floor… right?

Playful Kirigami: Touch-Activated Paper Animals Pop into Action


[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Products & Packaging. ] Acting out scenes from storybooks or animating real activities, these deceptively simple-looking, folded-paper toys leap, bounce, roll and hatch into action when played with.

Picnic at the Border: Artist JR Hosts Bi-National Meal at a Giant Table


[ By SA Rogers in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ] At one small point on the United States-Mexico border, where two towns named Tecate are separated by a fence, residents of both countries sat down to the same picnic at a gigantic table printed with ‘The Eyes of the Dreamer.’ This new event, held on October 8th, comes just weeks after the artist rolled out a massive 65-foot-tall photographic installation of a toddler peering over the fence from the Mexico side.

Not Your Dive Bar’s Pool Table: 13 Modern Game Furniture Designs


[ By SA Rogers in Design & Fixtures & Interiors. ] Most game furniture looks like it belongs in a musty basement smelling of spilled beer and body odor, but high end tables for billiards, foosball, ping pong, shuffleboard and other popular indoor games are made to fit right into luxury environments, sometimes even complete with plated gold details.

Huge Color-Coded ‘LEGO House’ Designed by BIG Now Open in Denmark


[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Offices & Commercial. ] Designed by architects from BIG, the new LEGO House is itself huge: a 130,000-square-foot ‘experience center’ welcoming people of all ages to play with and appreciate this ubiquitous toy.

Doing Our Dirty Work: Crows Trained to Clean Up Cigarette Butts


[ By SA Rogers in Gadgets & Geekery & Technology. ] Should we really be training ultra-smart birds to do our dirty work for us, picking up cigarette butts all over our cities in exchange for treats?

Rail to Trail: 12 U.S. Park Projects Reclaiming Urban Infrastructure


[ By SA Rogers in Destinations & Sights & Travel. ] A whole lot of valuable land in America’s densest urban centers is occupied by the disused and often toxic remnants of neglected infrastructure, industrial complexes and other blight that could be green space instead.

Outta Sight: 15 Closed & Abandoned Opticians


[ By Steve in Drawing & Digital. ] The optics are all wrong when it comes to these closed and abandoned opticians, optometrists and ophthalmologist shops as anyone can clearly see.

Sea Wall: Dark Multi-Story Mural Shows Stormy Waters on City Streets


[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Street Art & Graffiti. ] Lapping up the side of a three-story building in Kiev, Ukraine, this dark mural mixes blue and gray hues to capture dark waters and skies of the Black Sea.

Slinky Chairs: Accordion-Style Transforming Furniture Stretches & Bends


[ By SA Rogers in Design & Furniture & Decor. ] What starts as a flat, stackable, highly portable package expands more than ten times its original size when you pull on either end, bending and curling to become a sofa for a group.

Inflatable Luggage: Air-Framed ‘Zippelin’ Bags Made of Old Tarps & Bike Tubes


[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Products & Packaging. ] Lightweight, durable and compact, this new recycled Zippelin bag series features wheels for rolling like any good luggage.

Pop-Up Parking Garage & Rooftop Green Space Rises Higher When it Rains


[ By SA Rogers in Architecture & Public & Institutional. ] Stormwater flooding, too few places to park and a lack of green space are three of the main issues plaguing every major city, and this strange but kind of brilliant building concept attempts to solve all three at once.


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