June 26, 2019

The Publisher speaks: Bulldozing and building

by Joan E. Wilson Have you noticed all the building work going on around us at this moment? I cannot ever remember such a lot of construction work being expected here in my life time. Looking ahead there appears to be even more in the pipeline. Even a 20 storey high rise that I hope […]

Gadget of the week

A Dimensional Flat-Pack Shelf with Tool-Free Assembly Designer: zweithaler Client: Mutamo from Core77 The furniture line ORTO by zweithaler is based on a structural design principle, which results in structures that are stable without any connectors. The horizontal MDF boards of the shelf ORTO 53 are held up and locked by skewed wooden poles, which […]

‘The Coral’ introduces humans to the benefits of growing micro-algae at home

Designer: Hyunseok An Student Project From Core77 ‘The Coral’ is an indoor micro-algae farm designed to rebuild a relationship with algae, critical for sustainability yet less appreciated, in our everyday lives. This wall-mounted bioreactor proposes a daily ritual for algae consumption for a sustainable alternative of nutritional diets. The Coral also highlights algae’s environmental benefits […]

CO-LAB’s tulum treehouse

From designboom mexico-based CO-LAB design office presents the tulum treehouse, nestled in the among the tropical jungles of the caribbean coastline. a design hotel, guests at tulum treehouse are elevated to the lush canopies of the yucatán peninsula. situated along a coastal road near the sian ka’an biosphere reserve, this private residence is a collaborative effort between […]

In this Shanghai bookstore, searching a book becomes a psychedelic experience

From Designer Daily Located in Chongqing, China, the Zhongshuge Bookstore is truly out of the ordinary. It was inspired by the movie Inception, that became famous for its mind-bending visual effects. Based in Shanghai, interior design company X+Living used gigantic optical illusions to mess with the bookstore’s visitors shopping experience. The worked with mirrors on the roof to […]

World’s societal issues

John Holcroft Illustrates the Modern World’s Societal Issues From Designer Daily Based in UK, John Holcroft is a talented illustrator who works for commission projects for all kinds of publishers, such as the BBC, the Wall Street Journal, or the Guardian. When he is not working for these clients, the artist takes his talent to personal projects […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Apple is reportedly financing six original movies a year to compete for Academy Awards

By Jacob Siegal From BGR Despite an entire media event being dedicated to its unveiling, Apple TV+ is still something of a mystery. We know the first wave of shows being prepared for Apple’s paid streaming service, and we know that it will launch this fall, but we still don’t have a price, a release date, […]

Cayman Islands National Trust announces finalists for 2019 Governor’s Conservation Awards

After reviewing close to 30 applications for the National Trust’s fourth bi-annual Governor’s Conservation Awards, the non-profit organisation is delighted to announce the 2019 award finalists. They are: Bill LaMonte, the Cruise Port Referendum Cayman, Dwayne Frederick and Joseph Avary for Conservationist of the Year; Caribbean Utilities Company, Health City Cayman Islands and Hurley’s Marketplace […]

Spielberg’s West Side Story

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story looks incredible in first picture of Tony and Maria By Abigail Gillibrand From Metro UK We’ve finally been given a first glimpse at Steven Spielberg’s upcoming take on the classic musical West Side Story. And it looks incredible. Rachel Zegler, who will play the iconic role of Maria, can be […]