Design Archive

  • The Great Mosque of Djenné – Largest Mud Building in the World

    Tweet The Great Mosque of Djenné is the largest mud brick building in the world. The mosque is located in the city of Djenné in Mali on the flood plain of the Bani River. In April 1893 the French colonel Archinard took [a picture of] […]

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  • Solar-powered Camera Strap: Simple and useful

    Solar-powered Camera Strap: Simple and useful

    Tweet Forgot to charge your camera? No problem, your camera strap will take care of that. This is just a conceptual solution, but I love it when things do double duty. Via Engadget

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  • Beautiful graffiti I’d welcome with my arms wide open!

    Beautiful graffiti I’d welcome with my arms wide open!

    Tweet I do find urban graffiti beautiful as well (some of it is incredible), but this 3D, textural take on graffiti takes the cake! Newspaper butterflies flying up and around a fake lamp. It’s such a wonderful idea for even in a home. Something urban […]

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  • Roll it Experimental Housing / University of Karlsruhe

    Roll it Experimental Housing / University of Karlsruhe

    Tweet This cyclindrical design is a modular protype that provides flexible space within a minimum housing unit. Three different sections are dedicated to different functional needs: there’s a bed and table in section, an exercise cylinder, and a kitchen with a sink. Click on the images […]

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  • Creative Falling Bookend

    Tweet The simplest things can add the biggest impact (and shot of humour) in any home. There’s no need to go crazy and have cute, kitschy things all over the place. Make them subtle so they have the biggest impact when they’re found!

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