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Monthly Archives: August 2007

Meta MoCo This Week

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+ Resolution: 4 Architecture‘s pre-fab cabin under construction in Lost River, West Virginia, “built into the side of a hill as an integral part OF it and not ON it and features a very Usonian mix of wood siding and ribbons of windows to let in natural light.”. Via PrairieMod.

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+ Perrinepod pre-cast concrete pre-fab, “…the one-bedroom version, which weighs in at a hefty 114 tons…”. Via Inhabitat.

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+ CCS Architecture’s 2,000 s.f. Sonoma House at Arkinetia, “an efficient, modern living pavilion within the landscape on a budget for less than $200 per square foot.”.

+ Thomas Phifer and Partners‘ Salt Point House @ NYTimes T:Style, “the front door opens into a double-height entry, with stairs leading to the second-floor bedrooms.”. Via noticias arquitectura.

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+ Jonas Samson‘s light-emitting wallpaper at Design Scoops, “makes it possible to have light from a two-dimensional surface rather than a 3D object.”. Via designboom.

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+ Ed Swan‘s “Obscura Views” lights 1:10 and 1:8 pendant lights “utilize experimentation with optics and camera obscura type effects to produce illusionary projections of 8 or 10 light bulbs around the shade from just one lamp.”. Via designboom.

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+ Floor Flower by Design Ship TORA. Via DESIGNSPOTTER.

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+ Jason Miller‘s shipping container tiles. Via design*sponge via Materialicious.

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+ Context Furniture's layered ply William & Mary collection has the profile. Via Sub-Studio.

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+ A favorite MoCo theme nature inspired design is the subject of “Nature Design – From Inspiration to Innovation”. Watch the VernissageTV video from the exhibition here.

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+ Marian Bantjes’ AIGA/DC clock. Via Canadian Design Resource.

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+ A bench inspired by/ in the shape of a the leafy shadow of a tree, Déjeuner sur l’Ombre by Anika Perez and Brice Genre. Via pan-dan.

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+ Two bowls in one Formland Design Award winner Smile, designed by Tools for Eva Solo. Via Designscout.

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+ Tineke Beunders’s Windowherbs for ZO Design, supermarket herbs for the kitchen window. Via labour of heart*.

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+ Alice Mara‘s digitally printed ceramics. Via labour of heart*.

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+ Tom Dixon Angle lights at Dezeen.

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+ Justin Porcano‘s quell faucet designed to be “an integral focal point – rather than an attached accessory.”. Via Josh Spear.

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+ Pro-Aqua air and room cleaning system uses water as a filter as it cleans. Via Appliancist.