+ 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.".
+ 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.