Meta MoCo This Week
by Harry / September 15, 2007


The Bare Hill Barn House blog featuring a "very cool project of dismantling, moving and then transforming a once forgotten barn into a totally hip modernist house.". Via FUTURE HOUSE NOW.

This week's MoCo picks.

+ pyattstudio's box house at Archinect via Michael Deleon.

+ Pierre Ittner's blue label -snail- coffee maker. Via DESIGNSPOTTER.

+ Rachel Horrocks' Basic Baroque is "'The Poor Mans Plasterwork' an innovation in surface decor.'. Via DESIGNSPOTTER.

+ Sternform's bent steel 90-90 shelf light for Pling Collection, "a simple, freestanding lighting fixture that hangs out on a bookshelf and brightens things up.". Via Core77.

+ Koivu laser cut ply lighting by 4D Designs. "Grouped together, these freestanding lights take on the appearance of a mystical forest". Via Inhabitat.

+ Jasper Morrison's J Series fridge design for Samsung includes separate cooling systems for each side, tall water dispenser, homebar, digital display and LED lighting. Via Dezain.

+ LaCie's molten metal shaped Golden Disk designed by Ora-Ïto. Via Gizmodo.

+ WineM RFID Rack, "designed to locate wines in a wine rack using RFIDs attached to bottles and to display which wines have been located using LED backlights behind the bottles. Via Apartment Therapy.

+ Stone Gallery cooker hood by Elica. Via Appliancist.

+ La forêt des boites desk by Matali Crasset for Balouga. Via pan-dan.

+ ... Matali Crasset and Peter Halley's seating project for Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Paris. Via designboom.

+ Aromatherapy Interventions, candles for modern times. Via NOTCOT.

+ Pierre Vanni's Small Panorama, a 3D poster representing the Toulousian South of France. Via Core77.

+ PrairieMod covers the Dwell on Design Conference.

+ The Economist's lifestyle mag Intelligent Life isn't a Monocle.

+ Some notes after hearing Anthony Dunne, "Most days design is sold as a commodity as opposed to a thought process to challenge social, cultural or ethical issues - a role usually left for art...".


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