All aboard for the caravan in the sky

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By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Monday 9 December 2013

Why? Because nothing is quite as fun as being in a caravan as it soars into the clouds on a sky jack. French artist Benedetto Bufalino is behind the design of this quirky urban invention named la caravane dans le ciel, which is what you think it means: the caravan in the sky. It slowly […]

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Phonebloks: A phone you can build, keep and upgrade block by block

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products, Tech on Tuesday 29 October 2013

Phones these days. When they’re not breaking down, they’re busy becoming obsolete. Dave Hakkens, a designer from Netherlands, decided it was time for a phone worth keeping: namely the Phoneblok, which curiously resembles a Lego creation with functional blocks (or ‘bloks’, as he dubs them) that can be detached and replaced at will. It’s an […]

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London Architect Designs a Family of Sci-Fi Looking SuperYachts

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Thursday 24 October 2013

If you haven’t heard of Zaha Hadid before, get ready to see some of her greatest work. German shipbuilder Blohm + Voss commissioned this architect to design five different yachts and the mothership is quite unbelievable to see. The 90-meter JAZZ yacht is the first of the five to be ‘technically specified and detailed by the naval architects at Blohm + Voss’ with a few more tweaks before ocean crossings can be arranged.

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Phonebloks: like your Lego bricks turned into a phone

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By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Thursday 19 September 2013

According to Dutch designer Dave Hakkens, we live in a throwaway society. We live in a world where products aren’t made to last long and aren’t easily fixable. Case in point: your smartphone. One broken part and it’s all gone. You’ll throw it away and buy a new one. He wants to change all this. […]

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Floating skyscraper by architect Alexander Krasinski

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By newz4all in New Design on Wednesday 31 August 2011

The project of architect Alexander Krasinski, the floating skyscraper is an artificial island with an independent infrastructure, which will survive global climate change. It is designed for 52,096 people, has a height of one thousand meters and the same in diameter, with an airport and several ports.

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ABChair by Roeland Otten

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By Anastasia Gerali in New Products on Friday 19 November 2010

Rotterdam designer Roeland Otten has designed a collection of 26 chairs, each spelling out one letter of the alphabet.

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