Saturday, 19 July 2008

From Road to Building- The Thiais RATP Bus Center

The Thiais RATP Bus Center 1 Transition... of form, space & function. The building that rose out of the road.
From high performance concrete to road, from road to wall, from wall to roof & finally from roof to a building- The Thias RATP Bus Center by French Architect ECDM is made of Ductal, a flexible high-performance concrete.
The raised pattern of the Ductal is rather Lego-like, and the primary colors detailing the building enhance the effect.
Rémi Feredj, Real Estate Manager for RATP, said the building “helps to improve the site’s urban landscape. It is the pride of the hundreds of people who will be working there and represents a sign of belonging and a symbol of what we are all about.”

The Thiais RATP Bus Center 2
The Thiais RATP Bus Center 3
The Thiais RATP Bus Center 4
The Thiais RATP Bus Center 5
The Thiais RATP Bus Center ElevationThe elevation.

The Thiais RATP Bus Center Plan
The plan.
Click on the plan for a clearer view.
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Friday, 18 July 2008

Fresh Egg Daily from McD

Fresh eggs daily 1Fresh eggs daily 2Fresh eggs daily 3Fresh eggs daily 4Fresh eggs daily 5Fresh eggs daily 6“Fresh eggs daily.”
Leo Burnett Chicago created this awesome beyond words Giant Egg billboard for McDonald’s. It was installed last week across from Wrigley field in Chicago. The giant egg billboard starts cracking and opening up in the wee hours of morning. By breakfast time, the egg has already hatched, and you can see “Fresh Eggs Daily” written on the egg’s yolk. The egg stays open from 6:00AM till 10:30AM, to indicate the availability of fresh eggs during that time. Once the breakfast time is finished, the egg billboard shuts and stays closed as a whole egg till the next morning. The mechanical engineering of the billboard was handled by Prop Art Studio, MMT.- i believe in adv.
Outdoor adv. by: Leo Burnett, Chicago, USA

Thursday, 17 July 2008

Brunopasso by Tadahito Ishibashi

Brunopasso, side
Damn cute! I never thought coffee machine could be so cute!
Look at it from front, it looks like a cute-friendly robot for me! Created by Japanese designer Tadahito Ishibashi for Device Style, the espresso machine "Brunopasso" is a masterpiece of elegance and sobriety which is reminiscent of the old-line Italian sports cars. Brunopasso works with pods "ESE" (Easy Serving Espresso). - Mr K, Trendsnow.Brunopasso, front
Below are Ishibashi other design that i love.
ELECOM CO. LTD: Compact Passive Speaker 1ELECOM CO. LTD: Compact Passive Speaker 2ELECOM CO. LTD: Compact Passive Speaker.

Self product: Lamp Shade ClockSelf product: 'Lamp Shade Clock'.
Kenwood Corporation: Portable MD Player.Kenwood Corporation: Portable MD Player.
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Wednesday, 16 July 2008

The Letto Air Platform Air Bed from Lago

The Letto Air Platform Air Bed 1Wow, a floating bed!
Design by Daniele Lago, The Letto Air platform bed gives the illusion that the bed is floating but if you take a closer look the bed have Starphire glass panels as leg-support.
U can adjudt the bed height by turning the glass rectangles that support it from the tall to short side. The Letto Air Platform Air Bed 2The Letto Air Platform Air Bed 3Lago added some inspiration to be discovered under the mattress as the twenty figures of kamasutra stimulate and entertain the possibility of damage to the mattress.- John, furniture fashion.
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Monday, 14 July 2008

Sin Den by Klein Dytham Architecture-Simple Stunning Architecture o7

Sin Den 1Captured by graphic!
A 'cutting edge' salon by Klein Dytham Architecture (June 2oo7) in Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo.
Sin Den is a massive black box with strong graphic images in white lines of a woman with flowers, plants etc. It's a 50sqm hair salon own by a young couple & their living space together with a baby.
Sin Den 2Jingumae - the area has its own creative vibe,which is not quite as same as the one with Harajuku, Aoyama and Shibuya.

Sin Den 3Sin Den 4Sin Den 5Sin Den 6Sin Den 7The interior is a perfect interior for a family home - natural color with natural light coming through big windows, contrary to its strong facade appearances.
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Sunday, 13 July 2008

The Award Winning Canadian Gifts- Ninutik (Maple Sugar)

BUBLE 80BUBLE 80 is maple sugar's buble.
Dianne Croteau and Richard Brault from Studio Innova present u
Ninutik products :maple syrup - a Canadian cultural icon- through the lens of design, art and sugarmaking.
BUBLE 80 with solid maple finger-joint cubeBUBLE 80.
A design collaboration between Studio Innova & the mastery of glass artist Brad Sherwood . Each precious buble are blown from borosilicate glass, a special high-temperature glass commonly used for scientific purposes in small quantities. When your occasion calls for a Canadian gift of high distinction, this glowing droplet of syrup promises to impress. Presented in a solid maple finger-joint cube with hand rubbed beeswax finish.

Ninutik's signature maple syrup bottle - for the home chef. These are certified organic Canada No. 2 Amber pure maple syrup in an elegant, and superbly practical bottle.

CUBE 57 aCUBE 57 bCUBE 57 cCUBE 57 dCUBE 57.
Inspired by Canada's First Nations who kept their maple sugar in hard cakes.

A slim single serving of the finest maple sugar. Each round and square treat is unique in texture and colour with marbled veins, small bubbles or white flecks created at the moment of crystallization.

COCO 22 aCOCO 22 bCOCO 22 cCOCO 22.
NINUTIK commissioned world-acclaimed patissiers and chocolatiers Dominique and Cindy Duby to create COCO 22, our exquisite limited-edition hand painted white chocolates.
COCO 22 Speckle is filled with a rich maple butter fondant containing a small pearl of hard maple sugar. COCO 22 Swirl is filled with a smooth maple whiskey gel.

Grain sugar was commonly made by Canada's First Nations people because it was practical and portable. It is a healthy substitute for refined sugar because it contains three essential minerals: calcium, potassium and magnesium.

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