I’m not so keen on the Pull & Pushi’s design but the idea that a chair can be pulled out of smaller chair to give you a wider chair and side table is intriguing. It’s a great space saving idea and continues to explore compact furniture with multiple functions and dare I say, personalities?
These wall covering panels by WallArt are made out of bagasse, the fibrous residue of sugarcane, making them 100% recycled, compostable, and completely biodegradable. Every year more than 1 billion metric tons of sugarcane are collected for raw sugar. With up to 3 harvests per year, it is one of the most renewable sources available. The first to introduce this technology to the wall-decor market, WallArt provides an eco-friendly 3d effect that’s sure to sweeten any space.
Here is a very special sneak-peek at what the students of Domus Academy have been up to. Electrolux commissioned the product design students to come up with ideas that support a better kitchen environment using existing technologies. Re-Source perceives appliances to be the best kitchen mate! Here’s a look at 9 exciting projects, some of which we will be looking at in-depth at a later stage.
1) Aeolus by Chi Rong Hsu
Aeolus is a smart extractor fan that whiffs out kitchen odors in a jiffy. It also adds space by accommodating utensils and glasses to be hung from its frame.
2) Breathe by Beyza Dogan
Breathe is a living kitchen appliance that literally ‘breathes in’ air pollutants through ionization.
3) Celcius by Marcela Vanesa Céspedes
Celcius is a kitchen waste disposal and recycling appliance, which uses enzymes to break down organic waste. Thus creating energy to heat your home.
4) Chefiamo by Jervis Chua
‘Chefiamo’ is a virtual cookbook that allows preserving traditional styles of cooking and inspires you with its recipes being projected to screen.
5) CLEAiR by Ariadna Tellez Rossell
CLEAiR is an air purifier that keeps you updated about the air quality at home.
6) Fulcrum by Surbhi Singhal
Fulcrum is a multifunctional modular kitchen that fits in a lot more than you think or expect.
7) KEWA (Kinetic Efficient Water Appliance) by Pietro Russomanno
KEWA uses air pressure for cleaning dishes. It directs water through kinetic jets to create a ‘water-blade’ That cleans pretty efficiently.
8 ) Wine by Jung Kun Choi
‘Wine’ is a wall mounted wine showcase that allows you to display and keep your wines at optimal temperatures.
9) Jumble by Zahira Ivelisse Crespo
Jumble is a flexible set of induction cooking plates that facilitate easy transfer of cooking vessels to different temperate zones.
Gather your favorite boys close because they will not want to miss the miserably delectable fun that is Chinatown. A film that harkens back to the glory days of noir, Chinatown has enough grimy yet glamorous juice to keep everyone riveted to the screen. Polanski’s vision of 1937 Los Angeles is heart stopping — the dusty deco city aches from every corner and yet somehow, you find yourself longing for a spin around the streets with Jack Nicholson as private detective at your side.
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The lure of LA is legendary, and Polanski plays it up to its best advantage. Bungalows with teams of house keepers, palm trees, drinks before noon, convertibles, intrigue, infidelity and a bright, blistering sun to bring it all to a boil. Sounds scandalously tempting, especially to a born-and-bred East Coaster like myself. California dreaming — murder not required.