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World’s First Permanent Ice Hotel

The world’s first permanent ice hotel, ICEHOTEL 365, has opened to guests in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, 200 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle. On the 2,100 square meters of the resort there are 20 suites for overnight stays, an ice bar and an ice art gallery – all...

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Glowing Halo Installation by Moger

This glowing halo installation entitled "Renaissance(s)" was assembled in an 18th-century chapel in Versailles by architecture and art studio Moger. It is part of a wider exhibition called "Architecture Passions", which celebrates the 40th anniversary of...

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Electric Cafe Racer Concept

These stunning bike renderings were created by an American designer, Michael Cohen, using Rhinoceros and Keyshot. The project is called Electric Cafe Racer and is at the concept stage at the moment. Images courtesy of Michael...

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London Design Festival: The Green Room

For the London Design Festival 2016 London based duo Glithero collaborated with luxury watchmaker Panerai to present The Green Room at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Inspired by the watchmaker’s central premise of ‘time’ Glithero has created a kinetic piece that...

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The Rabbit Hole Installation at Aaarhus Festival

The Rabbit Hole is an art installation created by a Danish agency, Kollision, for Aarhus Festival 2016. The 25-meter high cylindrical space of light, movement, and sound was set in the rotunda in Salling Aarhus’ parking facilities. The inspiration behind the project...

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Converted Boeing 747 at Burning Man

Burning Man, the annual festival located in Nevada's Black Rock Desert, officially kicked off on August 28 and will run until September 5. For this edition of Burning Man the artist collective Big Imagination Foundation raised over $86,000 to convert a Boeing 747 jet...

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Rain Interactive by Luzinterruptus

In attempt to draw attention to the value of water Luzinterruptus, an anonymous artistic group, installed Rain Interactive in the Taiwanese city Kaohsiung. As in previous occasions, we wanted to bring attention to the real value of water, this time in a country that...

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The Cyclotron Bike

The Cyclotron Bike has no spokes or tires and is claimed to be "the most versatile and technically advanced bike available today". The Cyclotron is fully integrated (no cables, no wires, no external components), packed with many innovative features and controlled by...

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Light Bubble Installation Responding to Human Interaction

A living light bubble installation was created by ENESS design studio to take part in 'Light in Winter Festival' at Melbourne’s Federation Square. When approached and touched the clear inflatable bubble, which is six meters in diameter, responds with light and sound....

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Ring Clock

Developed by a Hungarian inventor Gusztav Szikszai the Ring Clock is an alternative watch for people who do not like wearing anything around their wrists. It works by users twisting the watch, which is composed of three bands (one each for hours, minutes and seconds),...

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Glass brick facade for Chanel store by MVRDV

Rotterdam based firm, MVRDV, has used glass bricks, window frames and architraves to replace the brick facade of a former townhouse in Amsterdam in attempt to both recreate the city's traditional architectural style and befit the building's new use as a Chanel...

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La French Touch

The LED installation was created by SUPERBIEN and All Access Design for Martell's presentation of limited edition La French Touch bottle. LEDs, lasers, mirrors and sound were used to provide an intense and immersive experience for the visitors of Design Show Shanghai....

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Modern interpretation of a Swiss Ski Chalet

A villa in a Swiss town Anzère has been refurbished by Amsterdam based architecture firm SeARCH. Chalet Anzere boasts a farmhouse design that accommodates three levels: a guest house downstairs, the main living areas in the middle and a private apartment in the attic....

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Samsung 360° sound experiment

Samsung Wireless Audio collaborated with design studio Artisan to visualize 360 degree sound waves in real time using an installation created with 411 laser beams, a 4K holographic projection and real-time sound analysis software to physically fill a room with sound...

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Virtual Depictions: San Francisco / Public Art Project

The main idea of ‘Virtual Depictions:San Francisco’ is to bring 21st century approach to public art to define new poetics of space through media arts and architecture and to create a unique parametric data sculptures that has an intelligence, memory and culture....

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Wood-skin

Wood-skin is a new strong composite material recently developed in Milan, Italy that combines the rigidity of traditional materials (such as wood) with the flexibility of textiles. Gizmag wrote that the material "aims to bridge the gap between virtual design and real...

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The Bay Lights

The installation on the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was designed by Leo Villareal; it is comprised of 25,000 LED lights and was inspired by the bridge’s 75th anniversary. The project took more than two years to plan, install and test....

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Audi OLED Swarm

The Audi engineers have transformed the rear of the car into a large, continuous illuminated surface, with countless small points of light flickering like a swarm of of bees or a shoal of fish. The red dots follow the movements of the vehicle. The faster the car is...

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Olympus Perspective Playground

The Perspective Playground exhibition, Explorez l’Art de l’Image, organised by Olympus is taking place from the 28th October to 25th November 2015 at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris.  Such internationally renowned artists as Maser, Erik Olofsen, flora&faunavisions...

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Enigma: a Steampunk-Themed Cafe in Romania

A new cafe opened in Cluj-Napoca, Romania called Enigma that claims to be “the world’s first kinetic steampunk bar.” We all have to admit that we’ve all thought at least once in our lifetime about going back or forward in time. Whether what we ever wanted to do was to...

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