Modern food photography goes far beyond that deliciously looking advertising shots and food design sets for Michelin star restaurants. With theirs shots meticulously staged, food photographers use products as brushstrokes or medium for sculpting, making statements and elevating commonplace eats to art.
Month: March 2020
Roofs have long ceased to be just the covering on top of a building that protects the people and things inside from the weather. Favouring this element for the breath-taking views it may offer, architects endow rooftops with different functions, sometimes totally striking and extraordinary.
Can true sustainability be applied to household gadgets we surround ourselves in our homes? Product designers prove that a radical approach forgoing plumbing and electricity can take home appliances to the new level significantly minimizing their environmental impact. These sustainable household machines can really change lifestyles and bring an ecological and social value to the users.
The ongoing crisis makes many of us think better about something we commonly take for granted – the air we breathe. Designers and engineers have been tackling this issue for years developing different face masks to protect people from polluted air, pollen and spreading infection and disease. We have prepared a selection of masks, both real and conceptual, from basic practical gauze products to high technology wearable filtering gadgets that can pass as a trendy accessory.
Footbridges can be equally stunning and awe-inspiring as their ‘elder brothers’ – road and rail bridges. As bridges intended for pedestrians and cyclists are generally narrower and less costly to construct, this allows architects and engineers to push boundaries of imagination. They conceive dramatic and beautifully designed structures that interact with the surrounding landscape, serving not solely for transporting people but acting as sculptural works of art.
Have you ever imagined taking your house anywhere you want? Check out these fully autonomous transportable homes that could be manufactured offsite, delivered on a truck, and simply dropped into any location, no matter how remote. You will be surprised by their eye-catching design and minimized impact on the environment.
As many people these days do not have possibility to head to the gym, regular working out at home looks like an ideal scenario to partake in regular activity and keep fit. Cleverly designed fitness solutions help bring fitness to your everyday life and save space in a small home or apartment being as decorative as it is functional.
Multifunctional bridges of the past that used to serve as an extension of city life with their residences and shops are long lost, with just a few amazing examples like Ponte Vecchio in Florence acting as a reminder. However, contemporary architects are sure that the concept can be applicable today, as they design multifunctional bridges that are both beautiful and practical – not only in terms of connecting two riverbanks but addressing numerous cultural, infrastructural and economic issues.
No need to say that humans should respect wild nature they coexist with. Our feathered and flying neighbours deserve an amazing home too. Designers and architects pay it back to birds and bees developing fabulous habitats and feeders for them to use even in urban environment.