The Pierre by Olson Kundig Architects: An elegant, brutalist building is integrated into the surrounding rocky landscape. Photo by Benjamin Benschneider.
Pukka Desk Brush: A handcrafted office desk brush by French designer Amaury Poudray with brand Andrée Jardin keeps things clean and classy. From Flodeau.
5 Gmail Friendly Tools that Help us Take Care of Business: We think the ladies behind OfaKind are pretty damn savvy, so we are more than willing to take their advice on making the most of our Gmail accounts.
Carolyn Meyer: Carolyn Meyer renders San Francisco and New York in hauntingly geometric paintings.
Design for Patient Dignity: Katie Treggiden interviews Tom Lloyd about the NHS/Design Council initiative “Design for Patient Dignity,” a project that examines and improves the lives of patients in hospitals. From Confessions of a Design Geek.
Audi: Cars With Frickin’ Laser Beams: One of the benefits of living in the 21st Century is access to lasers. Audi’s new laser-beam powered headlights light up the road for up to a third of a mile and are three times brighter than LED lights. From Design Milk.