The Cutting Folding Edge

I haven’t written in ages, my hands have been literally full, of paper. This last project was one of the most demanding maybe ever; huge, fun and full of learning. The main inspiration would have to be Tahiti Pehrson. I …

Today's Obsession: The Horror of our Privelege

Today, two contrasting, and yet similar ideas. One is accidentally absurd, the other purposeful. First, look at Kohler’s new Numi toilet. It’s a glorious exaltation of a moment that is simply not engineered for such glory—it’s an objet d’arte upon …

Today's Obsession: Oribotics

Lovely robots for Friday: Matthew Gardiner shows us his beautiful oribotics from Ars Electronica 2010. The robots he’s created for the exhibit are completely site-specific, grown and printed on 3D printers and based upon biomechanical forms elsewhere in the exhibit. …

Today's Obsession: 100,000,000

Soooooooooooooo, ignoring Gawker’s trademark snarkiness and refusal to get art, there’s a gorgeous project there that they picked up from the Tate Modern. This is an installation of a hundred million porcelain sunflower seeds created by Ai Weiwei. He says …

Dream Houses – Make My Job Easier

Mom just sent me a slew of new inspiring tree houses so I am adding them into this old entry. Funny how Mom and I have the same 2 favorites… Yellow Treehouse Restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand. The pine and …