Photo credit: Manuel Kottersteger Captioned as “a story that amazes”, “a journey through history” and “a look into the future”, the Lumen Museum of Mountain Photography cooly launched in December, ready for the 2018/19 winter season. Rewriting the rules for the presentation of mountain photography and THE place to go for mountain enthusiasts and those … Continue reading
Category Archives: *Playing
Would Like To Meet_ Alice Taylor, MakieLab
Mass-Customisation is an oxymoron of a trend in its slickest form; creative, contradictory, attention-grabbing. It is also one of the most accessible of the disruptive trends available to consumers today. It does not get more open, personal… and playful. One such company at the forefront of this trend is MakieLab. Part of this new breed … Continue reading
Love this… it’s been around for a while, but great to revisit and remind ourselves how innovation can change people’s mindset… add in a bit of playfulness and it can help us choose a better way of being! Continue reading
Room Service, Please?
It has snowed. And snowed. And snowed. Five days and nights now. Big, heavy flakes, a constant dump of deep powder and miles of deserted slopes. We feel cut off, a long way from home. And we’ve paid good money, for this? Oh yes, yes we have! And you know? Being a bit crazy-in-love with … Continue reading
Gen X, Y Or Z [sic]… Moxy To “Create Your Escape Route”?
Have you heard the one about the brand new, soon-to-be-launched hotel chain created especially for the ‘Millennials’ ? The project is Moxy Hotels, created by one of the global hospitality ‘big hitters’ Marriott International, in partnership with the global ‘big hitter’ of home furnishings *Ikea to provide “affordable” lodging for “millennial global nomads.” Pssst… in case you’re not already acquainted, the ‘Millennials’, … Continue reading
When Storytelling Becomes Reality
When Storytelling becomes a reality, an identity… With branding by GBH (Gregory Bonner Hale) and interiors by Philippe Starck, ‘Miss Kō’ is inspired by the character’s imagined ‘world’. The Asian fusion restaurant opened recently in Paris, is described by GBH as “…the future; a place where cultures collide, fantasy rules and nothing is what it … Continue reading
Skiing In ‘Alpine’ Copenhagen
This project for a Waste-to-Energy Ski Slope in Copenhagen by architects Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), lept to our attention as it combines three of our favourite subjects; snow sports, design and sustainability awareness! Finally breaking ground on 4th March 2013, the Amagerforbrændingen as it’s known, will take the city’s waste and burn it to create … Continue reading