Meta MoCo This Week
by Harry / April 5, 2008

This week's MoCo picks.

+ Berg Design's Old Stone Highway House at Inhabitat, "Surprisingly, this sleek sustainable haven draws its inspiration from a Long Island barn built in the 1800's.".

+ EM2N's Decker Down House at Dwell Blog, "The couple that commissioned Swiss firm EM2N to renovate their single-story home in the Zurich suburbs wanted one thing: a larger living room.".

+ Buro2's Barn House in Belgium at Wallpaper*, "For architect Rita Huys, transforming an old barn into a stylish new home, was not just about creating elegant interiors with a rustic touch...".

+ Milan Preview 2008: Designersblock at Core77, "Possibly their most ambitious exhibition to date, the Designersblock crew from London are taking over Piscina Argelati in the Navigli district just over the canal from Zona Tortona.".

+ The Science show at VIVID Gallery, Rotterdam, "an exhibition about design that is driven by needs and future oriented, aligned with nature, reflecting nature's underlying processes and principles" at DESIGNWS.COM.

+ The Design and the Elastic Mind video at Cool Hunting featuring an interview with the show's curator, Paola Antonelli.

+ Ionna Vautrin and Guillaume Delvigne's Fabbrica del Vapore' hand-blown glass vases for Industreal. Via designboom.

+ OPOS Occhiello headphone, glasses or pen holder from a "new line [that] features a series of objects inspired by packaging products and realized in leather. The vegetable tanned leather is completely biodegradable and each step and material used in manufacturing has been considered for minimal environmental impact.". Via designboom.

+ Esti Barnes' lit Luminoso rug for Top Floor is interwoven with LEDs. Via designklub.

+ Tell time another way with Swatch Puzzlemotion, discs on the watch face rotate to form different patterns at each half-hour. Via Sub-Studio Design Blog.

+ Method Omop's new packaging, "a combination of paper and bamboo the new brown packaging has an attractive unfinished quality to it". Also check out Lil' Bowl Blu. Via

+ WMF's portable "1" coffee pod machine available in berry, mango, kiwi and stone. Via pan-dan.

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