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Somewhere between Knight Rider’s KITT and your living room lives ATNMBL, Mike and Maaike’s concept for a driverless car.

Driving: Joy Ride

San Francisco–based design team Mike and Maaike wave goodbye to the driver's seat with their concept car, the ATNMBL (the "autonomobile"). Consider it a high-tech living room on wheels.
November 16, 2009
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Play: Electric Slide

A group of Columbia University students have a good time reinventing the playground as a place to harness all that youthful energy.  
November 16, 2009
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3-D Modeling Fashion

As digital fabrication meets high design, we find more and more examples of amazing furniture and household products (and even interior surfaces and architectural facades) that use 3-D modeling and laser sintering to produce precise, intricate patterns. With my eye now trained to spot this technique, I have recently come across several awesome examples in the realm of fashion. Specifically, a new shoe collection from United Nude and the jewelry of Nervous System.
November 11, 2009
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Modern Wooden A-Frame Retreat in France

Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of Auvillier is a modern play on centuries-old forms and technology.
November 10, 2009
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Mismo M/S Canvas Bags

I've got a soft spot for really nice bags--totes, brief cases, messenger bags--and the M/S Canvas line from Danish designers Mismo are scratching me right where I itch.
November 10, 2009
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Run by the Sun

In Holland, being green is not a choice, it's a governmentally enforced obligation. Architects Han van Zweiten and Gregory Kiss's project makes a case for obeying the law.  
November 9, 2009
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Rick Prelinger Evaluates Modern Media Storage

Though the contents of every cassette, LP, and VHS tape you've ever owned can now fit inside a gadget the size of a tie clip, your plasma TV and subwoofer still need a resting place. Film archivist Rick Prelinger helps us evaluate modern media storage.
November 5, 2009
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Miguel Nelson of Woolly Pocket

The path to a better world isn't through pavers but via plants, says artist and Woolly Pocket founder Miguel Nelson. "I love architecture but I think if everyone was gardening instead of building, things would be better. I think we were put on Earth to garden."
November 5, 2009
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Brand-New Secondhand

Fifteen minutes from downtown Seattle, architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo transformed the neighborhood dump—a lot that had been vacant for 30 years—into their dream home.
November 4, 2009
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