The Rolling Bridge

This is the Heatherwick Studio Rolling Bridge in Paddington Basin, London. Rather than a conventional opening bridge mechanism, consisting of a single rigid element that lifts to let boats pass, the Rolling Bridge gets out of the way by curling up until its two ends touch. While in its horizontal position, the bridge is a… Continue reading The Rolling Bridge

Shake it baby.

This great concept watch is called the TIWE. When the watch isnt being used, it displays a series of random moving dots simulating a starscape. The cool bit is that when you give it a shake, the stars move around to form the current time! via

The “Floating Eye” Building in Hamburg

This great piece of architecture is by J. Mayer H Architects. It’s an office complex in Hamburg, Germany. It is at the transition from city to nature, and the gateway building to the bustling metropolitan core. The horizontal striped facade with its floating ‘eyes’ celebrates the view onto this unique context. The ‘eyes’ in the… Continue reading The “Floating Eye” Building in Hamburg

3D Projected Webcams

This is such a great modern art installation. Live webcam streams of landmarks from Denmark, Amsterdam, Berlin and Holland are projected onto physical 3D models of the landmarks. The result are four “live-models“ of a distant space, which can be regarded three-dimensional and are touchable. With this material manifestation, the transmission, in contrast to the… Continue reading 3D Projected Webcams

Recycled Blanket Rug

This cool looking rug was made out of recycled blankets by Tejo Remy and Rene VeenHuizen. It looks like the same kind of concept was behind this creation…but with used books. I cant find the artist of this one tho…but its looks pretty funky. via & via

The All New “Homer”, by Rembrandt.

One of Rembrandt’s famous portraits is of a legendary greek poet called Homer. Now someone has taken this and brought it back up to date with the Homer we all love… A great piece of pop culture art. This is the original painting by Rembrandt of the poet Homer: The artist is a B3ta user… Continue reading The All New “Homer”, by Rembrandt.