USA, Arizona is the theater of the incredible Miles, never stopping to twist and turn, here in his wingsuit
Miles is stoked pretty much all the time. The US Air Force brat made his first solo skydive at 25 and he’s made over 3100 since. The Wingsuit expert now teaches BASE jumping in Twin Fall’s Idaho where he can share his love of flying.
Italian design collective HeyTeam created “Multiplo”, a modular piece of furniture that adapts to people’s life in small spaces.
Functionality and style are the key of the versatile object that can become your bed, table, sitting room and much more in a couple of easy moves.
Berlin and Los Angeles-based design firm Affect Studio has decorated this new Japanese restaurant located in the center of Berlin, Germany.
The team composed of Sofia Borges and Bjørn Hoffmann hung 13,454 hand dyed chopsticks, which have been drilled, threaded and attached to a suspended ceiling over the main seating area.
Stockholm-based group Design Front created “Doodle”, a leather sofa looking like a creative map you can sit on for Italian top-quality manufacturer Moroso.
Its shape is amazing: the circular form has been folded and tucked to make it appropriate for sitting. But most importantly, absent-minded drawings make up the whole pattern of the stylish couch.
Graft Architects designed “Vertical Village”, a residential, hotel and entertainment development planned in Dubai. It is organized to reduce solar gain and maximize solar production.
At the north of the site, the buildings are massed as self-shading slabs on the east-west axis to reduce low-angle sun penetration. At the southern end of the site, a vast solar collector array optimally angles itself toward the sun.
Designer Anurag Nema and his team at nemaworkshop created the design of the new Manhattan coffeeshop D’Espresso.
The team of designers flipped the library on its side to create the decoration of the walls. It’s a bit disorientating, but that is the idea. The designers took their inspiration from the famous space-station stewardess scene from 2001.
We are waiting for more information from the editor. In the meanwhile, just enjoy the sick figures of these riders.
Music: Awolnation – Sail (Unlimited Gravity Remix)
Serbian artist from Belgrade Luka Klikovac presents a set of colorful pictures representing fluid formation in water.
The artist only used his camera and advanced lighting system to reveal realistic and tangible spaces where wondrous motions of strange forms occur, thereby creating psychedelic effects.
“World Trip” is a glass goldfish basin, which has shape of the world map. You can enjoy worldwide trip and adventure with goldfishes.
The WaveJet Surfoboard was announced last year. It is now available for preorder.
The revolutionary propulsion system, made of a propulsion pod providing 20 pounds of thrust, can also be ordered separate form the surfboard to be fitted into any board, kayak or watercraft.
Here is a piece of furniture that can change your quality of life. The “Floating Bed” brings motion in your sleep so you get deeper rest, throughout the night or a 5 minutes nap.
The “Floating Bed” is an advanced hanging bed. Its flat sleep surface and adjustable firmness go with its ability to hold 1000lbs.
This awesome amazing skydiving, BASE jumping and paragliding footage has won an award at the 2009 Voss Film Festival.
Director Andreas Johansen captured some amazing stuff. Flyers: Nils Kløcker Predstrup, Ippo, Tim Porter and Martin Kristensen. Learn more about this crew and ‘Freefall Theatre’.
Amsterdam-based NL Architects’ Power Flowers offer a way to bring wind turbines into cities with no inconvenience from citizens.
Giving sustainable energy generation a sculptural appearance, NL Architects’ Power Flowers can embrace a natural arboreal form and harness the breeze to provide energy.
Swedish studio Jagnefält Milton Architects proposes a unique hotel design for the small Norwegian city of Åndalsnes.
As a gate for tourists to the stunning fjords, Åndalsnes is planning an overhaul. The “Rolling Masterplan” is a revolutionary way for the city to utilize existing train tracks. The proposal took third place in the design contest hosted by Åndalsnes. (more…)
Berlin-based (Germany) artist Irene Anton reveals her “Intervention Invading Network”, a series of installations in different locations around the world.
For each network, 100 to 150 recycled pairs of tights are tied together shaping interconnected lines and nodes, or stuffed pantyhose bulbs.
Here is the trailer from the latest Leo Houlding picture: “Autana – First ascent in the lost world”.
The alpinist, BASE jumper and adventurer Leo Houlding leads his mates Jason Pickles and Sean ‘Stanley’ Leary and the team from PosingProductions deep into the Amazon. Their mission: attempt a first ascent on the magnificent tepui Cerro Autana in Venezuela.
Belgian designer Maarten de Ceulaer shows his new series, called “Mutation” at the Milan Design Week.
Featuring the organic transformation of cells, the seating furniture shows a virus or nuclear reaction that has gone out of scale. The designer is reviewing classical upholstery on an experimental base.
London-based designer Jake Phipps created these stylish quirky hat lamps, made from authentic bowler and top hats.
After making the “Jeeves & Wooster hat pendant lights”, the designer now proposes a version standing version, using the British cultural icon for its touch of eccentricity.
With the beautiful New Zealand mountains in the background, some local wingsuit flyers just finished their summer, and let us dream some more…
Ata Whenua is located on New Zealand South island, on the west ridge.
A classic piece, the “Taylor Chair” is discreet and elegant, by California-based Manufacturer Thrive Furniture.
But don’t let it fool you; the clean lines of the Taylor Chair draw a very comfortable sofa. Pictured hire with the Klein Wheatgrass fabric, this mid-century modern chair has a flared solid wood base, button tufting and full body welting.
Here is something different, a promotional video for a company selling shaving blades, Dollar Shave Club.
Apart from the original concept of delivering the blades to your door, the new company enjoys a very original promotional presentation. And it works! The two guys who got tired of spending $15-$20 every time and made something about it just scored over 4 millions views on YouTube. Quite a few for razors. Read more to know how to win a lifetime of blades.
Shanghai-based architects Archi-Union have constructed a “Tea-House & Library” in the backyard of their studio.
With timber-formed concrete walls twisting up through the interior, the two-storey building has a glass façade and a triangular first-floor balcony wrapping around the branches of an existing tree. The house is constructed from the salvaged parts of the original warehouse’s collapsed roof.
Enjoy the next edit of skydiving junkies from the Babylon Freefly School.
Empuria-based, Babylon Freefly Skydiving School and Team has won several gold medals since its foundation in 1989. Skydiving at World Class Level, the team is made up of professional skydivers coaches, aerial photographers and cinematographers, base jumpers and speed riders.