Meta MoCo This Week
by Harry / September 20, 2008

The CAPA designed cabins at Tryon Farm in Michigan City, Indiana, "Many of the homes are at a small scale, in a rustic setting, with rustic materials, yet decidedly modern.". At Materialicious.

This week's MoCo picks.


+ The T@B_XL, a larger, more luxurious T@B RV featuring "fine leather" and a fireplace. Via Materialicious. Check out the other larger T@B, the T@B_L with SkyView window.


+ JagerJanssen architecten's 220 sq. meter House Baetens at Arch Daily.


+ Atelier In Situ's Casgrain Residence, "full of lofted balconies that contain the private spaces of the home" at Apartment Therapy.

+ Another Opinion: Prefab is Not the Answer to Affordable, Modern and Green Homes at TreeHugger. "Because of the fixed costs of overhead and the crane, at a thousand square feet it is almost impossible to do a prefab as cheaply as site built.".


+ Japan C, all that Japan is today: Cool, Cute, Clever and Creative with creative direction by Tobias Wong and Josée Lepage at New York's Felissimo Design House, "an 11-week celebration of contemporary Japanese design and culture". At David Report blog. Until November 1.


+ London Design Festival coverage at Core77; Plastic Fantastic, Tent London, Create Berlin, 100% Design Part 1 and Part 2.


+ Maison et Objet's SIMPLE micro-exhibitions at NOTCOT; 1. Farmlife, 2. Les Métropuritains, and 3. Slow Tech.


+ Favorites from the new DWR: Tools For Living at Cool Hunting.


+ 5.5 designers' crystal Silhouette Collection for Baccarat, a redesign of the classic Baccarat Harcourt crystal for more everyday living. Via designboom.


+ Laurence Brabant's glass Punk vases. Via sub-studio design blog via


+ Jethro Macey's powder coated bathroom cabinets that "have a built-in space for a special little object". Via Designklub.


+ Greetje van Tiem's yarn made from newspapers at Ecolect, "These newspaper threads can be woven into products like rugs, curtains and upholstery for the home, to help create a very distinguishing look.". Via swissmiss.

+ Moritz Waldemeyer: The LED Crafter at PingMag, "the work of this trained engineer interweaves creatively between the world of fashion, game, furniture, jewellery, lighting and transportation.".

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