Since we leave enough carbon footprints as it is, maybe we can pay back Mother Nature after we’ve kicked the bucket by returning as a tree? Catalan artist and product designer Gerard Moline has come up with the eco body disposal solution for us with his production of Bios Urn, a biodegradable urn made from coconut shell, compacted peat and cellulose.
Watching FlippyCat’s domino videos on YouTube has been a guilty pleasure of mine. Guilty cos I get a sadistic high from seeing the carefully stacked dominoes topple most mercilessly within mere seconds! The latest offering uploaded this month is just as awesome as the rest. Called The Incredible Domino Tree Thing, there is a total of 145 bridges and approximately 5,000 dominoes involved.
Japanese artist Azuma Makoto has taken a giant leap on behalf of mankind. The 38-year old recently became the person responsible for sending the first bonsai tree into space, a momentous occasion. Makoto is primarily concerned with installation art and this is no exception, except that normally his pieces are firmly on this planet. At […]
You say wine, we think France! Until New Zealand came along that is… Now you can get the very best of both with Funky French Cars. The company has been set up to allow visitors to explore the vineyards of the Central Otago region in a classic French car.
This is something you don’t see everyday. Walking down the street, you suddenly realize you didn’t bring your book to read. No problem. Pick one up at the tree library. I wonder how smart the squirrels are in that tree?!
Swedish architecture firm Visiondivision have teamed up with the Indianapolis Museum of Art to build a concession stand in their art and nature park. The project, which utilizes harvested materials, aims to to fulfill the notion that something must be sacrificed to make something else. Centered around a 100 foot yellow poplar, the stand provides swings, sitting areas and a kiosk which sells yellow poplar syrup from the tree. Amazing!
Judson Beaumont has created some amazing stools and tables out of trees. So what, right? Well, the beetle pine shells are topped with plexiglas and embedded with fluorescent lights. That means that your neighbours and friends are all going to be very jealous of your colourful, glowing, furniture. Straight Line Designs out of Vancouver is […]