Designjunction announces installations and exhibitions for London Design Festival 2017 — Dezeen

Dezeen promotion: a giant ceramic gateway, a flower-filled passage and visions for cars of the future are among the installations and exhibitions set to take place at this year's designjunction. The event returns to Granary Square in London's King's Cross from 21 to 24 September. It will host a series of installations, exhibitions, collaborations and… [Reblogged] …

Putting the Light in Delight! — Yanko Design

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nanumdlight/dlight-kinetic-lighting-transformable-lampshade/widget/video.html Elegant, hypnotic, and so beautiful, it justifies all the design awards its won, the D’Light puts an art installation in every home! Named D’Light after its delightful experience (as well as a combination of Donation and Light), the lamp is a pleasure to own and interact with. The D’Light is a kinetic lighting device …

The Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 50 Delivers Precisely Powerful Sound

It’s near impossible to forget the Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 90, a monolithic, tessellated,18-driver hydra engineered with 8,200 watts per channel designed to celebrate 90 years of everything Bang & Olufsen. It’s an attention grabbing presence even when turned off, but completely arresting when at full blast – the audio version of experiencing Ludicrous Mode. …

Volvox Labs’ Microsoft Theater Lounge Revamp — Core77

Overview As a part of the revamp of the Microsoft Theatre Lounge, Volvox Labs created four permanent art installations. The first piece titled Momentum, is a Microsoft powered kinetic sculpture. Made of locally sourced ash wood. Inspired by the Microsoft logo, the sculpture is also made up of 80 Ultra motion linear actuators, 160 custom …

IKEA smart lights now play nicely with Apple HomeKit

IKEA's Tradfri smart lighting line is an impressive system at a relatively affordable price point, and it just got even better. Earlier this year, IKEA announced that it would be integrating Tradfri with Apple's HomeKit. Today, the Swedish furniture company pushed an update to all existing hubs that does just that. What's more, Ikea bulbs …

Alexa, refined.

If your Alexa device looks a little too gadgety for your taste, you might like O-JIA. The Alexa-compatable series features 3 distinct shapes and sizes designed with a softer, more elegant aesthetic. No messy buttons or big logos, they’re clean and smooth with an intuitive touch-pad interface on top. Experience enhanced hifi sound and far-field …

National Geographic’s Travel Photo of the Year

We’ve seen and talked about plenty of incredibly impressive pictures that have combined fair amounts of skill, gear and even some luck to create noteworthy shots for the portfolio or Instagram. None of those Instagrammed location shots are as impressive as the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer Grand Prize Winner. Shot by Sergio Tapiro Velasco …