Balance, Design, Trends
March 30, 2012
Friday already? Here’s are some smart posts (and a few videos) that kept us zooming through the week.
1. This video by artist Grant Taylor and Daniel Ostroff, editor of the design scholarship resource eamesdesigns.com, documenting their time together photographing 6,000 images for the site.
2. The shipping-container-turned-treehouse at Inhabit.
3. A stunning office space in Rio de Janeiro spotted by Contemporist.
4. Dreaming of stopping by for an afternoon snack in this innovative pastry boutique in San Pedro, Mexico (via Yatzer).
5. A helpful roundup of must-have tools for your home office from Entrepreneur.com.
6. The urban cabin for a writer spotted on officesnapshots.com.
7. A look at how the digital age is influencing furniture design at NYTimes.com.
8. Co.Design’s “An American-Made Miracle: How An Aeron Chair Gets Built Every 17 Seconds“ video.
9. Dwell.com’s tour of the E+ Green Home concept house outside of Seoul — possibly the country’s most sustainable house.
10. The new Design Museum Collection App for iPad featuring 59 “remarkable objects” from London’s Design Museum. (We’re especially fond of #38, #39, and #58.)
Balance, Design, Products
June 22, 2010
“We love this as an office in the trees. While maybe not exactly relying on trees for its structure, this Baumraum in the clouds is exactly the kind of space that would lend itself easily to some serious business activities while giving us an inspiring view through the work day. There are actually two projects shown here. One is called “King of the Frogs” and the other, “Treehouse world of Living“, both located in Germany.
A treehouse! A promise of adventure for the kids, a retreat for the adults, a romantic hideaway close to nature. These special little dwellings installed up among the trees fire our imagination and rouse our curiosity, bringing back childhood memories, and with them the desire to climb up and enter a magic world amongst the foliage. To be spellbound again, to witness the different sights and sounds up there by day and night and throughout the seasons. To play up there, to work undisturbed, to relax, to daydream…
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