http://www.thenestway.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:18:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 FIELD NOTES The “Shelterwood” Edition for Spring 2014 http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/field-notes-the-shelterwood-edition-for-spring-2014/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/field-notes-the-shelterwood-edition-for-spring-2014/#comments Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:18:03 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=8015

Info fieldnotesbrand.com/colors/shelterwood/

 

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Hoop speaker http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/hoop-speaker/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/hoop-speaker/#comments Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:00:34 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=8002 1

Hoop (Bluetooth Speaker), Lexon 2014 design Spalvieri / Del Ciotto

Contemporary is synonymous with sharing, today we share videos, images, thoughts, objects, music …Hoop is a powerful and portable bluetooth speaker that comes from the idea of sharing your music on the move. The portable speaker has two practical accessories that expand the possibilities of use. Wear it or attach it wherever you want, using the handy rubber cord, while a soft hook allows you to hang the speaker on the wall. The material and shape make it an object to take with us everywhere, from the skate with friends, to the meeting. Hoop has the same diameter of a Compact Disc, family size, for a new way of approaching and listening to music.

Info www.spalvieridelciotto.com

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Halfbike http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/halfbike/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/halfbike/#comments Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:50:45 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7992

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Halfbike is a new kind of personal vehicle that brings joy back to urban mobility. Its combination of cycling and smooth assisted running provides a remarkably quick and fun way to move around the city. Halfbike is suitable for commuting short distances and small enough to take onboard public transport for longer trips. It’s great for both recreation and exercise. It is light and compact and its innovative rider position gives you a new perspective on the city. The pure joy of riding that it brings will motivate you to go out and have some fun. Just feel the ride and follow your body.

Info halfbikes.com

Halbike on KickStarter www.kickstarter.com/projects/774841427/halfbike

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Shigeru Ban win Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014 http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/shigeru-ban-win-pritzker-architecture-prize-2014/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/shigeru-ban-win-pritzker-architecture-prize-2014/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:54:05 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7970 Our love and emotion for Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014 to architecture’s master Shigeru Ban!

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Info www.shigerubanarchitects.com

Images courtesy by Shigeru Ban Architects

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KAPSTOK MARK by Mark Vrinzen http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/kapstok-mark-by-mark-vrinzen/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/kapstok-mark-by-mark-vrinzen/#comments Sun, 23 Mar 2014 22:58:32 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7952 IMG_1532 IMG_1533 IMG_1545 IMG_1557 IMG_1560 Kapstok-mark-1 Kapstok-mark-2 Kapstok-mark-3

 

Info www.behance.net/markvrinzen

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R521 COOLIDGE: RUCKSACK by freitag http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/r521-coolidge-rucksack-by-freitag/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/r521-coolidge-rucksack-by-freitag/#comments Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:49:06 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7946

Info and Shop www.freitag.ch

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AluBOOYAH ski mountaineering bike by Boo Bicycles http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/alubooyah-ski-mountaineering-bike-by-boo-bicycles/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/alubooyah-ski-mountaineering-bike-by-boo-bicycles/#comments Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:01:57 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7940 backView

From the creator of racing level bamboo-carbon bike frames by hand the new AluBOOYAH ski mountaineering bike! Amazing!

The AluBOOYAH ski mountaineering bike has been 6 months in the making; and draws inspiration from a recent winter trip to Torreys Peak, a 14,275-foot peak in Clear Creek, Colorado. While climbing the peak, I noticed a pristine couloir full of 75 degree sloped ice across the valley. This bike was designed for a trip to climb that ice–a trip that requires significant off-road travel, navigating fields of powder, ice climbing, and an expedient return before the winter dark.

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Info boobicycles.com

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Snoopy & Charlie Brown: Peanuts – Official Teaser Trailer http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/snoopy-charlie-brown-peanuts-official-teaser-trailer/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/snoopy-charlie-brown-peanuts-official-teaser-trailer/#comments Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:07:12 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7937

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RAPHA / SPRING/SUMMER 2014: TRAINING & RACING http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/rapha-springsummer-2014-training-racing/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/rapha-springsummer-2014-training-racing/#comments Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:46:45 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7923 rapha1

Welcome to the Spring Summer 2014 Lookbook, featuring all of Rapha’s latest products for road riding, shot on location in the Cévennes in France. Original designs accompany updates to fit and functionality and new colour options. Whether spinning up local climbs or chasing down the break, there are products and accessories for every ride.

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Info and shop www.rapha.cc

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Under Cover Camper by Nikolai Sorensen http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/under-cover-camper-by-nikolai-sorensen/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/under-cover-camper-by-nikolai-sorensen/#comments Sun, 16 Mar 2014 22:03:07 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7914 0d283604d988cfb722030d502c2ce64c

Over the past 20 years the perception of the two-man tent has depreciated from a highly valued piece of camping equipment to a cheap, throw-away, disposable item. A quick look at the aftermath of any music festival provides proof of this, where it is predicted that 1 in 5 tents are left behind, destined for landfill.

By drawing inspiration from the past, the Under Cover Camper was designed to place the value back into the tent by promoting sustainability, style, longevity, and quality.

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Info www.nikolaisorensen.co.nz

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All images courtesy by Nikolai Sorensen / © Nikolai Sorensen 2013

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Cabin Porn, the book. http://cabinporn.com/post/78459492390/cabin-porn-the-book-were-happy-to-share-that# http://cabinporn.com/post/78459492390/cabin-porn-the-book-were-happy-to-share-that##comments Sat, 15 Mar 2014 15:46:25 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7911 We’re happy to share that Cabin Porn – our labor of love – yielded a new creative opportunity for us. We’re making a full-color book about the cabins you built and shared with us. Little, Brown will publish it.

Order now.

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surf sauna http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/surf-sauna/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/surf-sauna/#comments Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:47:19 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7903 P1030839

I love this idea! Simple amazing…

Each Surf Sauna is built to your specifications. A wide host of options allows you to make surf sauna the adventure mobile you want, and we can size them to accommodate 2 to 8 people. The Surf Sauna is built for winter surfers and while a mobile sauna has obvious applications for all sorts of winter activities, this one has function and aesthetics that are at home on a snowy beach. Western Red Cedar is naturally rot resistant and antimicrobial. The chassis, and hardware are made from marine grade galvanized and stainless steel to hold up to years of salt water exposure. Every Surf Sauna comes bundled with a mounted shovel and hi-lift jack aimed at helping you get unstuck after pulling it to your favorite secret spot.

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Info www.surfsauna.net

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Bottle Lamp by QUIOSCO http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/bottle-lamp-by-quiosco/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/03/bottle-lamp-by-quiosco/#comments Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:39:50 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7896 quiosco-bottle-lamp-1

This particular table lamps are characterized by their formal simplicity. Fine white sand is used as a reflector surface and gives the vessel a secure footing. Cable and socket are hanging casually over the top of the vessel and are secured with a leather strap on the glass body. As the light sources we use a tube lamp with its glowing filament every room can shine in an atmospheric light.
The light is available in the colors ‘green glass’ or ‘brown glass’

Info and shop www.quiosco.de

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Quiosco is a project by ett la benn.
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Small Architecture Now! Taschen http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/small-architecture-now-taschen/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/small-architecture-now-taschen/#comments Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:37:41 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7889 cover_co_architecture_now_small_1401131539_id_766321

From world-famous names to the freshest new talent, come discover architectural invention on a whole new, small scale.

Small Architecture Now!

Philip Jodidio
Hardcover, 21,5 x 27,4 cm,416 pages

Info and shop www.taschen.com

© TASCHEN 2014

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The Nest People: The Toy Maker http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/the-nest-people-the-toy-maker/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/the-nest-people-the-toy-maker/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:28:12 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7883

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Huginn&Muninn sauna by Atelier Forte http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/huginnmuninn-sauna-by-atelier-forte/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/huginnmuninn-sauna-by-atelier-forte/#comments Thu, 20 Feb 2014 00:40:05 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7877 sam_5364

Huginn&Muninn is an entirely handmade outdoor sauna in spruce wood which accommodates two people. According to the Scandinavian tradition, it is powered by a wood stove. Its wall portholes frame the sunsets on the Piacenza hills, and a warm light floods in the small space.
Huginn and Muninn mean “thought” and “memory”,” according to Atelier Forte. “Those are the names of the two ravens of Odin. Every day he sends them flying over all the earth, and they come back and tell him everything they have seen and heard. There is an analogy with the sauna as a moment of reflection and relaxation at the end of a long day.

Info www.atelierforte.com

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ESCAPE by Canoe Bay http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/escape-by-canoe-bay/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/escape-by-canoe-bay/#comments Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:02:22 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7869 eolzdserugu6fykpnqkv

All natural materials, environmentally & energy conscious and just plain beautiful, ESCAPE defines 21st century living.  ESCAPE is built to the highest construction standards and has one big advantage…ESCAPE is mobile and can be delivered to you anywhere,  is incredibly affordable for this much quality and is perfect for your nest home!

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Info and shop www.canoebayescape.com

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Jaime Beechum Photographs http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/jaime-beechum-photographs/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/jaime-beechum-photographs/#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:04:51 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7861 ©jaimebeechum_mtn_update_1112_0061

I love the work of the photographer Jaime Beechum a portofolio divided in four chapters: Ocean/Redwoods, Cities, Flatlands, Foothills/Mountains.
The Mountains selection is part of a larger body of work that are image represented observations of the cultivation, rest and dispersement of energy within differing geographical environments in relation to man.
Jaime Beechum
Born August 1985, Goleta, California
Reside in Yucca Valley, California
 
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BRSH Collective http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/brsh-collective/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/brsh-collective/#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:52:09 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7850 1

Bamboo Toothbrushes with Style. Sustainable, biodegradable and organically grown. Wherever the adventure takes you Be Bold, Smile Bright & BRSH!

BRSH is more than just a humble toothbrush, it’s an idea, a movement and a call to action for us all to make small daily changes, which as a collective can have a global impact.

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Info and shop brshcollective.com / facebook.com/brshcollective

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floating sauna by goCstudio http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/floating-sauna-by-gocstudio/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/floating-sauna-by-gocstudio/#comments Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:10:07 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7841 1_stadium view_o2_money_money_o3_plan-01-01-01_oC:Usersjonathan gentryDesktop13012 sauna elevations A3.01_fu

Info www.gocstudio.com

Images courtesy by goCstudio

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Floating Cabin With Integrated Boathouse http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/floating-cabin-with-integrated-boathouse/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/floating-cabin-with-integrated-boathouse/#comments Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:27:21 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7831 floating-wooden-one-bedroom-cabin-with-integrated-boathouse-1

C’è chi ha la casa al lago e chi sul lago!

Casa in legno flottante, che galleggia su lago vicino New York.
Nel garage 2 barche ovviamente, appesi fuori 2 kayak, silenzio, calma e relax..

La casa occupa un tratto isolato di lago lungomare, con due percorsi che conducono giù dalla collina sopra. Un sentiero conduce al piccolo ponte di legno e direttamente in casa, mentre l’altro si snoda fino al ponte inferiore e la darsena.

Per dirla alla George, What Else?

Progettata da Altius Architecture
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Sweety http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/sweety/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/sweety/#comments Sat, 08 Feb 2014 14:45:47 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7812 tuerstopper_2

Stupendo e semplice fermaporta, in legno.

Door stop Sweety
Sweety is a door stop, hat works like a skipjack. It is a useful tool in your home, but also a lovely accessory.

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MOTOBOX – Cafe Racer Toy for kids http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/motobox-cafe-racer-toy-for-kids/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/motobox-cafe-racer-toy-for-kids/#comments Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:57:56 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7807 motobox cafe racer toy 1

Costruita in modo artigianale in legno, non è una mini bici o balance bike ma qualcosa di più simile a un cavallo a dondolo.
Perfetta per bambini 2-4 anni.
E’ ferma, statica e non rischiosa quindi. Basta la fantasia che fortunatamente ogni bambino possiede per girare il mondo e fare pieghe da paura nei tornanti dei passi del mugello.

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Si compra qua: cargo9c@cargo9c.it o 0521463330

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Canyon Urban Concept http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/canyon-urban-concept/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/canyon-urban-concept/#comments Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:46:59 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7797 Canyon Urban Concept 1

Primo tentivo della Canyon di passare da bici da corsa a bici da città.

Direi davvero un ottimo inzio. A tutto stile.
Luci a dinamo integrato nel mozzo, sistema di chiusura nel retro sella e codice QR che dovrebbe garantire la rintracciabilità della bici.
Largo spazio al design fino al pedale salva scarpa.

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The Urban Concept is a new direction for Canyon, an opportunity to take their knowledge of design and materials to the street. It’s a highly integrated design, from the Supernova front and E3 rear light, powered by a SON dynamo hub, to the anti-slip pedals—comfortable regardless of footwear—and a stylish leather-covered basket that can be removed for shopping excursions.

A locking mechanism is located behind the seat tube and there’s a QR code on the top tube, recording the bike’s status and whether it has been stolen or not. If it has, Canyon offers a reduced-price policy for the owner. The Urban Concept is powered by a Conti® belt drive and a Sram Automatix two-speed hub, while Gilles Berthoud stainless mudguards protect the rider from spray.

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NATURHOTEL LÜSNERHOF http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/naturhotel-lusnerhof/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/naturhotel-lusnerhof/#comments Thu, 06 Feb 2014 17:17:36 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7780 bagno-tinozze

Ci siamo innamorati di questo albergo unico ed incantevole. Riesce ad unire tutta la filosofia The Nest Way: una visione del verde edella natura indirizzata al benessere fisico e dell’anima. Come in un nido.

Al NaturHotel Lüsnerhof la natura alpina è autentica protagonista. L’hotel è incastonato nella suggestiva cornice dei pascoli alpini di Luson, circondato da un variopinto giardino di erbe aromatiche. Larice, cirmolo, abete rosso e pietre dolomitiche raccontano l’essenza di questa valle e dei suoi abitanti.

Costruito secondo i dettami della bioedilizia, l’hotel è alimentato da impianto a truciolato di legno, da pannelli solari e da centrale idroelettrica, che lo rendono completamente indipendente a livello energetico. Quindici camini in pietra diffondono in tutta la struttura calore per il corpo e luce per l’anima Costruito nel rispetto dei canoni della bioedilizia, il NaturHotel Lüsnerhof privilegia elementi naturali, come il legno di larice, cirmolo e abete rosso dei boschi limitrofi e le pietre calcaree delle Dolomiti tra cui la quarzite argentea della Val di Vizze, il marmo di Lasa, il serpentino di Fundres. Muri in argilla e paglia assicurano una perfetta coibentazione, consentono la permeabilità naturale al vapore (cioè la spontanea fuoriuscita dell’umidità dall’interno dell’edificio verso l’esterno), si riscaldano attraverso il passaggio dell’acqua calda nelle condutture in essi ospitate, e non necessitano di intonaci tossici o nocivi per la salute. Il riscaldamento è ottenuto con truciolato di legno e biogas, diffuso tramite impianto a pavimento. La centrale elettrica di Kaserbach sfrutta la corrente del Rio Lasanca e fornisce energia elettrica a tutto il territorio comunale di Luson,

alimentando 531 utenti domestici e 233 imprese, per lo più turistiche, tra cui il NaturHotel Lüsnerhof. Quindici, poi, i camini in pietra, fonte di luce e calore, distribuiti all’interno della struttura, che infondono una profonda sensazione di sicurezza e benessere. Sia che ci si stia rilassando nell’oasi panoramica, sia che si assapori la lettura in un angolo della biblioteca, sia che si sorseggi una tisana nell’angolo relax, sia che si stia godendo dell’intimità delle camere, il
rassicurante scoppiettìo del fuoco del camino dona calore al corpo e luce allo spirito. Complice anche un bicchierino di grappa Ragginer, immancabile corollario alle pause di benessere.

More info www.naturhotel.itwww.luesnerhof.it

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Un ringraziamento particolare a Silvia dell’ufficio stampa Sinergicamente (www.sinergicamente.it) per la disponibilità e la gentilezza dimostrata per la realizzazione di questo post.

 

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Cat® B100 http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/cat-b100/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/cat-b100/#comments Thu, 06 Feb 2014 15:50:41 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7771 B100 dust 8884 v2

Bullitt Mobile Ltd., worldwide licensee of Cat® phones and accessories today announced the launch of the Cat B100 – a waterproof phone designed to withstand the rigors of the real world – at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Perfect for noisy surroundings, the new rugged mobile phone boasts a noise cancelling microphone and a high quality loudspeaker. The B100 also has large buttons, ideal for use whilst wearing gloves.

“The Cat B100 is a practical and tough mobile phone, designed for people who demand ultimate reliability. Its rugged features, long battery life and talk time make the B100 an ideal choice for tough conditions,” said Dave Floyd, Co-CEO of Bullitt Mobile Ltd. “This is a phone that won’t let you down.”

As with the Cat B15, the new B100 has been designed to survive a 1.8meter drop, being submerged in up to one meter of water for 30 minutes and can even withstand temperatures from -25OC to 55OC. Its impressive battery life of 10 hours talk time mean the B100 is the ideal companion for anyone with an active life.

Info www.catphones.com

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Pedal-Power Go-Cart by YBike http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/pedal-power-go-cart-by-ybike/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/pedal-power-go-cart-by-ybike/#comments Wed, 05 Feb 2014 15:01:07 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7766 Pedal-Power Go-Cart by YBike 1

Bambini fortunati! (anche se io non mi posso lamentare! Grazie Rino!)


The YBike Explorer packs in play value and is powered completely by kid pedal power.

Its sleek and functional design features two easy-to-grip handles to make the ride secure and a unique back wheel steering that makes it easy to maneuver while cruising the pavement.
Kid powered – no batteries just pedal power.

Visto su Fancy, comprabile su Amazon

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Sand Light by Alien and Monkey http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/sand-light-by-alien-and-monkey/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/sand-light-by-alien-and-monkey/#comments Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:55:39 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7760 Sand Light by alien and monkey 1

Con lo stesso procedimento di cottura della ceramica viene prodotto questa simpatica luce in sabbia.
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Barcelona-based design studio alien and monkey have created a light from sand and using traditional ceramic techniques.

Using traditional ceramics techniques, we have developed a new material using one of earth’s most abundant natural resources, sand, to create ephemeral lamps.

These products can be used for a long period of time and, due to the elements, crumble back to sand dust at the end of its lifecycle.

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Heat Rescue Disaster Recovery by Hikaru Imamura http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/heat-rescue-disaster-recovery-by-hikaru-imamura/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/heat-rescue-disaster-recovery-by-hikaru-imamura/#comments Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:50:47 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7754 Heat Rescue Disaster Recovery by Hikaru Imamura 1

Nei primi momenti dopo un disastro, in attesa dei soccorsi e i loro campi accoglienza la gente ha bisogno di caldo, cibo e acqua e qua Hikaru Imamura racchiude tutto in un barile quindi rotolabile, impilabile e facilmente trasportabile.

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’Delivery of warmth to disaster-stricken areas’.
 When houses have been destroyed through disaster, we will have to be housed in refugee-camps, possibly for as long as several months, until temporary houses are built. In such harsh condition, people are more likely to become ill, due to the mental stress and exhaustion encountered. Therefore, warming your body, as well as having access to hot meals, can provide mental encouragement.
 Heat Rescue Disaster Recovery is a set of emergency items, which can help to reduce the negative effects of refuge life. Made from an oil drum, it can simply be transformed into stove: to heat, to boil water and to cook (freeze-dried rice is included).  The drums can be kept at municipal storage facilities, company offices and other such places. When a disaster happens, they can effectively be transported to the areas affected. The standardized drums are easy to carry, and can be transformed into wooden fuel cooking stoves without much effort. Once the need for them has passed, the pots can be reused in new drums.

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Portage Stool http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/7745/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/7745/#comments Tue, 04 Feb 2014 15:56:27 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7745 blue

The Portage Stool is inspired by art of canoe bending with subtle curves and details found on a classic cedar strip canoe.  Handmade by a true canoe craftsmen, Portage is a unique seating solution that boasts contemporary Canadian design.

Info www.cabincrafted.com/portage/

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Mon Oncle, the portable barbecue http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/mon-oncle-the-portable-barbecue/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/mon-oncle-the-portable-barbecue/#comments Tue, 04 Feb 2014 15:48:04 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7736 MonOncle_beach

Mon Oncle, the portable barbecue that travels with you RS Barcelona presents at Maison et Objet their vision of a barbecue, inspired by the vintage look and designed by Mermelada Estudio.
RS Barcelona reinterprets the classic concept of a barbecue with their new product model Mon Oncle. Closed, it’s an elegant briefcase with character and a vintage feel. A briefcase with a surprise. As, open, it is a portable tabletop barbecue: innovative, hard wearing and very useful. You can use it at home, on the terrace or balcony, one Sunday with your buddies after the game orany starry night with your closest friends. You can take it to the beach with the family or organize a picnic with your friends. Because Mon Oncle is portable you can take it with you anywhere, and enjoy a friendly barbecue in good company. Once the food has gone down and the barbecue has cooled, you can pack it up into a tiny space. Mon Oncle is quick and easy to dismantle and clean. Mon Oncle is available in three colours: Grey, blue and green, hues that are very vintage, very retro. The strap, which makes it into a real briefcase, is made of fabric with leather detailing. And it’s those little touches which give it its elegance, its personality. The barbecue is made of stainless steel covered in fire-resistant paint. The whole structure is perforated with tiny holes are designed not only for aesthetics. Those holes allow the air to flow making it more powerful and the grill hotter and making sure that the case doesn’t overheat. To use the Mon Oncle barbecue, RS Barcelona suggests you opt for coconut shell ecological charcoal for its properties: There’s no flame, it retains heat and generates very little smoke. On top of that, they don’t cut down trees to make it, as the raw material is coconut shells, without using or adding a single chemical additive. It’s 100% natural.

The designers The Mon Oncle barbecue has been designed by Mermelada Estudio. Every project from this Barcelona studio is a journey in search of that something special which is hidden in the everyday routines. A challenge, a creative adventure with a unique, fresh and original look. The designs from Laura Blasco, Juanmi Juárez and Álex Estévez mix ingenuity and poetry in perfect harmony.

More info rs-barcelona.com/en/news/mon-oncle

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ANALOG MEMORY DESK http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/analog-memory-desk/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/analog-memory-desk/#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:44:44 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7727 ANALOG-MEMORY-DESK 1

Ohhhh questa la voglio! La voglio! La voglio!

Finalmente potrei diventare e lavorare minimal, senza più i miei soliti 300 fogli e post-it sparsi in ogni dove!
Avrei 1km. di carta da srotolare via via e riempire facendola scorrere come sfondo della scrivania.
Mi piace proprio! Composizioni tra tracce di caffè e pennarelli e scarabocchi da telefonata..

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A desk to record all the small items you write down once,
but intend to forget tomorrow.

I’ve come to realize that I’m somewhat obsessed with how we remember the past.
This is the latest installment in that series and a more serious attempt at furniture making.
There are a hundreds of little things that we don’t try to remember every year or
even every week. Does the sum of all these tiny parts produce
a new narrative on our lives?

1,100 yards of paper will record the lists, the phones numbers you call once,
the pixel size of that box on that website, the street name of that business,
and the long division you try to remember.

Made out of hard maple, butcher paper and a glass panel.

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RESPIRATORE APOCALITTICO http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/respiratore-apocalittico/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/respiratore-apocalittico/#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:35:58 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7724 apocalisse-istruzioni-per-luso

Visto sul mitico frizzifrizzi queste bombole naturali per sopravvivere a virus aerobici.
Inesauribile e bellissimo.

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Lego – Ghostbusters http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/lego-ghostbusters/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/lego-ghostbusters/#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:29:37 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7713 Gohstbusters-Lego-kit-for-30th-anniversary

To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of blockbuster movie Ghostbusters that created huge waves on the 80s era, Lego is going to release an official kit designed by Brent Waller. The idea was up for support on Lego Cuusoo platform and it did so well that Lego decided to make an official kit for the blockbuster movie that rocked the 80’s.

A breve il kit ghostbusters del Lego! Per celebrare il trentennale del mitico film! Per ora è in sviluppo!

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Re-Fire – Stockholm furniture fair – Tempo Italiano http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/re-fire-stockholm-furniture-fair-tempo-italiano/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/re-fire-stockholm-furniture-fair-tempo-italiano/#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:18:48 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7709 Il designer Francesco Faccini ha progettato questo kit completo per accendere fuochi in modalità surviving.
Oppure da usare come comodo accendino.

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Info www.francescofaccin.it

A kit designed for manual fire-lighting; it has been produced using contemporary, widely-available sophisticated tools and production processes. “This project is emotionally charged and extremely physical; it cuts across innumerable frustrating attempts to identify the perfect equilibrium between the various components. When I actually managed to create fire with my own hands, I was overwhelmed by a powerful sensation of self-sufficiency and independence: at the end of the day, what else is necessary…?”

Re-Fire was designed by Francesco Faccin, commissioned and presented by Tempo Italiano, the first festival dedicated to Italian creativity and design, hosted in the Italian Institute of Culture, during the Stockholm Design Week, between 4 and 7 February 2014.

Francesco Faccin designed this project to provide an answer to the provocative message sent to him from the Tempo Italiano platform. It invited its participants to reflect on design past and present, on the meaning of production today, on a return to the origins of the basic needs and actions within a system of sustainable values.

Re-Fire is a kit for manually lighting a fire; it was inspired by the systems used by primitive Man. Two pieces of different types of wood – a piece of hardwood and a piece of softwood) are rubbed together; in just a few seconds, the friction produces smouldering ash and this can be used to light a fuse in a highly inflammable dry material. Each component is essential for the creation of fire, and the specific wood types selected correspond to a precise technical characteristic.

A preview of Re-Fire for Tempo ItalianoThe ‘Re-Fire’ kit will be presented during a design performance organized for the inauguration reception of the exhibition

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Images courtesy by Francesco Faccin

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MINIMOD by MAPA Architects http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/minimod-by-mapa-architects/ http://www.thenestway.com/2014/02/minimod-by-mapa-architects/#comments Sun, 02 Feb 2014 22:49:52 +0000 http://www.thenestway.com/?p=7694 nome do projeto

 

MINIMOD proposes an innovative, intelligent and sustainable alternative of dwelling.

Starting from a minimal module, MINIMOD invests in customization, design and sustainability. The production is carried out in a prefabricated manner and enjoys the steel frame system technology, which lets the client adapt the space to his needs, choosing among different finishes, as well as automation options. Depending on the composition of the modules, MINIMOD can vary the uses ranging from a compact refuge for weekends, a small showroom for events, up to hotels and inns, combining a larger number of modules. The modules are 100% prefabricated and elevated to a determined place by truck or disassembled into smaller pieces and taken to the ground for final assembly.

The expansion and addition of new modules can be performed either at initial installation or in the middle of the process, according to the needs and budgets of the client. MINIMOD is more than a product of design, is more than a house. It’s practicality combined with comfort, it’s economy allied to nature, it’s a unique experience of housing and contemporary living.

MAPA Architects (http://mapaarq.com/) it’s a binational collective that works on architectural projects in Brazil and Uruguay. From this double geographical condition, MAPA explores the limits of non-conventional production formats. The studio has originally established itself from professional and academic grounds: two complementary fields that create and shape its work.

Info mapaarq.com 

project´s site: minimod.com.br   

facebook.com/mapaarq

facebook.com/minimod.prefab

 

MINIMOD photograph´s credits: Leonardo Finotti ©photo@leonardofinotti.com | leonardofinotti.com

Photos courtesy by MAPA Architects

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