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wellplanned-architecture:

Think Back Lines / Nendo Japanese design studio.

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designed-for-life:

Planter Table

image The Planter Table by Emily Wettstein is a rather unique and creative concept that really takes home furniture to the next level. The most striking feature of the table is the acrylic planter on the table itself that can be used for a number of different plants. The planter is also removable, and the original creation features wheat grass right on top of the table.



farewell-kingdom:

20 different types of rain, from drizzle to downpour, are captured in a series of bottles for an installation by design studio Nendo (via).

Created for the 2014 Fall edition of Maison & Objet in Paris, who asked designers to consider the relationship between language and design, the word rain was chosen for its many nuances in Japanese, a language that has dozens of words for rain depending on the condition and time of day.

The exhibit consists of 20 clear acrylic bottles lined-up, each containing a different kind of ‘rain’. ‘Kirisame’, ‘biu' and 'kosame' refer to different degrees of fine drizzle, while 'niwaka-ame' is a sudden downpour. 'Mizore' is sleet, and a 'yudachi' falls in the evening. 'Kisame' is rain that drips from the ends of tree branches, and 'kaiu' is rain that falls mixed with dust and pollen. Seasonal rains were also included, from the 'samidare' that falls in the spring, to 'shigure’, rain specific to autumn and winter.





rollership:

An end to plastic packaging poisoning us and all the life that feeds off the ocean is very very possible.

worclipThis Too Shall Pass (2012) by Tomorrow Machine

Independent packaging project for perishable goods:

Is it reasonable that it takes several years for a milk carton to decompose naturally, when the milk goes sour after a week? This Too Shall Pass is a series of food packaging were the packaging has the same short life-span as the foods they contain. The package and its content is working in symbiosis.

Smoothie package
Gel of the agar agar seaweed and water are the only components used to make this package. To open it you pick the top. The package will wither at the same speed as its content. It is made for drinks that have a short life span and needs to be refrigerated, fresh juice, smoothies and cream for example.

Rice Package
Package made of biodegradable beeswax. To open it you peel it like a fruit. The package is designed to contain dry goods, for example grains and rice.

Oil package
A package made of caramelized sugar, coated with wax. To open it you crack it like an egg. When the material is cracked the wax do no longer protect the sugar and the package melts when it comes in contact with water. This package is made for oil-based food.

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mightyhealthyquest:

IT’S ALWAYS TEA TIME!

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presentreign:

Everyone IN NY should read this

Everyone who wants to come to NY should read this

Everyone should read this if you’re thinking about NY in any way, shape or form.

(Source: jessehimself, via starfleetrambo)