Meta MoCo This Week
by Harry / September 8, 2007

This week's MoCo picks.

+ Drop House portable house with pop-outs for entry, kitchen and bath that you can pop in and lock up. Via materialicious.

+ AATA Arquitectos Asociados' cubic Casa de Invitados in Chile @ Plataforma Arquitectura.

+ The New York Institute of Technology's Solar Decathlon OPEN House, "There are two main components to OPEN House: a large 480-square-foot open space that offers diverse living arrangements and a manifold (or core) that contains the kitchen, bathroom, and environmental conditioning systems.". Via TreeHugger.

+ Ideal Standard Tris shower cabin, a three-in-one shower cabin, "Tris pampers you with dry sauna heat, a hot steaming bath, hydro massage or a refreshing tropical rain shower.". Via Trendir.

+ HUH's cardboard NOT A LAMP designed by David Graas. Via

+ Nils Holger Moorman's modular Rechenbeispiel coat rack system, "Keyholder, mirror and storage space for the everyday stuff, as well as memo-board can all be added to simplify and organise messy wardrobe situations.". Via Atelier A+D.

+ Two new bureaux évolutifs, the Kazam 01 & 02, by Mahmoud Akram @ Daddytypes, "which reconfigure from infant to toddler to teen/adult height. The seemingly simple tubular steel and molded laminate tables have various slots and accessory shelves that look like wings--or those magazine racks on the treadmill at the gym.".

+ John Arndt's compact, flexible storage space Shed/ Shelf, "a doll house for adults". Via swissmiss.

+ Greenspot tiles, designed by Anke Bernotat, Sebastian Kraus and Sandra Turina for Baest, "The ingenious position of the hole allows for both regular and ‘natural’ irregular patterns.". Via The Style Files.

+ Zascho Petkow's colorful Bunte Betten! low beds @ genauso.und.anders.

+ Furni's Alba EK, a limited edition Alba clock with graphics by Emil Kozak. Via Josh Spear.

+ Luc Ramael's 801 beam stand-less table lamp for martinelliluce is held up with a transparent diffuser. Via pan-dan.

+ Marian Lassak's Buy Me bar code CD holder for ComuniStar. Via pan-dan.

+ Soap rocks that look like geological specimens. Via HemFeber.

+ Romancing the Flat Pack: Ikea, Repurposed, a NYTimes piece and slideshow on IKEA hacks. Via Core77.

+ ... Istanbul Design Week 2007 at Core77...

+ How to Work the Design Blogosphere: Design Blog Editors Teach You How to Get Your Shit Published Online. #1) Get an email address.

+ 35mm film still has legs, Takara Tomy's colorful, cubic, Tol Ne plastic cameras @ TOKYOMANGO.

+ The best magazines in the world?

+ I finally clue in, the authors of LUNCH, one of my favorite food blogs, are the architects at Front Studio!

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