Meta MoCo This Week
by Harry / June 16, 2007

Oregon Scientific Crystal Weather Station, a "Weather station with laser engraved 3D icons in crystal. View the weather forecast at a glance with colour illumination.". Via Core77 via Gizmodo.

This week's MoCo picks.

+ Philips' transparent LivingColors lights use a remote control with a color wheel to change colors. Via Prylfeber.

+ Barton Myers' Steel House at Treehugger, "built out of steel, with rooftop reflecting ponds that keep it cool and can supply thirty thousand gallons of water. Fire shutters pull down over every glass opening, sealing it up tight.".

+ Atelier d'Architecture Correia's Le Cabanon, "Neither cottage nor mobile-home, with a livable surface of 20 m², it's an ultra-simple shape.". Via architechnophilia.

+ Inhabitat's video of Tom Dixon on sustainable design.

+ DESIGNWS.COM coverage of 100% Design Rotterdam.

+ Reluct visits the Design Academy Eindhoven graduation show and posts a gallery of this year's graduation projects.

+ Jean-Marie Massaud's sculptural bathroom collection for Axor.

+ Herman Miller's C2 climate control, an "easy-to-use device lets you control the temperature in your immediate workspace" for both heating and cooling. Via Dezain.

+ Leif.designpark Kukunochi sofa, "inspired by an image of nature, combined with the calm that exists in a traditional Japanese garden.". Via the style files.

+ Murphy bed/ storage system by Normal Projects for a small NYC apartment, "The murphy bed is hidden by a cabinet that pivots, rather than swinging down allowing further separation of the space.". Via Atelier A+D via NYTimes.

+ m o b i l e t's sydney picnic blanket "features a map of Sydney's coastline appliquéd onto a traditional red and white gingham backing. The blankets are to be customised by their owners and come with a needle and thread; favourite picnic destinations are marked with cross stitches and labels.". Via Bloesem.

+ Mlle Lilli's Sekwa, a handmade lamp that "reveals its magic once lighted". Via trucdesign.

+ Kohler SoundTile Speakers, a low-profile speaker that allows "you to enjoy your favorite music or Internet radio stations" in the shower. Via Behind the Curtains.

+ Innovative kids playground structures at imagin'aires de jeux. Via pan-dan.

+ Zaha Hadid's freeform Moon System sofa for B&B Italia. Via pan-dan.

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