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Consumer tech multinational Xiaomi revealed a nifty battery-powered camping lantern in China back in March, with a mini lamp and torch module that could be popped out of its head. Now the 2-in-1 has been released globally.Continue ReadingCategory: Outdoors, LifestyleTags: Camping, Lighting, Xiaomi
Häuslein has designed a neat tiny house that uses a slide-out section to offer owners the benefits of a compact model when towing and a more spacious one when parked up. Named the Grand Sojourner Layout 3, it maximizes its flexibility with optional off-grid capability too.Continue ReadingCategory: Tiny Houses, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, Tiny Footprint, Micro-House, House, Home
pingüino house boasts a flexible program and structure allowing evolution over time and according to the needs of its inhabitants. The post mobile wood and metal structures enable flexibility at estudio galera’s buenos aires home appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Longtime readers may recall the Blooming Bamboo flood-resistant home by H&P Architects. A decade later, the Vietnamese firm has produced a somewhat similar prototype bamboo floating dwelling envisioned for river-based populations under threat from climate change, especially those living on and around Vietnam's Mekong Delta.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Constr
This latest tiny house by Baluchon is just as small as we've come to expect from the French firm, measuring only 6 m (20 ft)in length. However, the company has managed to squeeze in a flexible interior layout, including sleeping space for up to five people and two separate work areas.Continue ReadingCategory: Tiny Houses, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, Tiny Footprint, Micro-House, Hous
studio supra-simplicities integrates three living spaces onto a revolving-stage mechanism that minimizes the cabin's footprint. The post 3 scenes of home: this micro-cabin theatrically rotates to optimize flexibility of living appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) is best known for designing high-profile buildings, but its latest project sees the firm turn its considerable talent to meet the needs of displaced people. It has created a series of flexible tent-like structures which are being distributed to those in need throughout Syria, Turkey and Yemen.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construct
The UK's Adaptalux launched a successful Kickstarter for a modular lighting system for macro photographers back in 2015, and has now returned to the platform to fund production of a mini control unit to power even more lighting creativity.Continue ReadingCategory: Photography, TechnologyTags: Lighting, Macro, Kickstarter
Prestigious US architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has revealed its design for a new headquarters for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. Featuring a chunky overall form meant to resemble a cloud, the building will boast some carefully considered sustainability features and will be flexible and future-proof.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Skidmore, Owings &
Back in 2016, Brit audio brand Rock Jaw unveiled an interesting pair of headphones that offered listeners the choice of a closed-back or open-back audio experience from the same over-ear cans. Now JBL is doing something similar with true wireless earphones.Continue ReadingCategory: Wearables, TechnologyTags: JBL, Harman, Earphones, Noise-Canceling, Wireless is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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