*Futuring / Curated Spaces_ / Innovation

The Sky’s The Limit – Vertical Farming

The densely populated city of Singapore is home to the first commercial-scale vertical farm, which opened last year, with the aim of decreasing dependence on food imports.     Just 274 square miles, most of which is city, leaving little space to grow crops and vegetables for the inhabitants of Singapore. As a result, the city … Continue reading

Design P*rn_ ‘CANVAS’ By YOY Design Studio
Design P*rn

Design P*rn_ ‘CANVAS’ By YOY Design Studio

Presented at Salone Satellite during Milan Design Week 2013, Japanese design studio YOY have developed ‘Canvas’, a series of two-dimensional hanging furniture pieces. Constructed out of wood and and aluminum, the volume is covered by an elastic fabric – screen-printed with drawings of different types of furniture. The piece works when the frame is leaned … Continue reading

A Catalogue Of Dreams And Designs For Life
*Community / *Living / Curated Spaces_

A Catalogue Of Dreams And Designs For Life

The Dutch city of Nijmegen has launched affordable, architect-designed, state of the art, sustainable housing for mid-income buyers available to order through a catalogue.   Flicking through the catalogue there are 29 designs to choose from, created together with several architectural firms, offering catchy names such as ‘Hooi een Huis’, ‘Our House in the Middle of … Continue reading