Industrial designer Murray Sharp developed the concept of a smart tap with induction heating that could perform multiple functions to facilitate kitchen work. The tap is designed for high-end users, who want everything in their house to be smart. The designer calls it the Lynx, which made on the principal of ‘why not’ instead of why’. Sharp has explored possibilities of incorporating electronics and multiple functions including button activation through proximity detection.
Designer Konstantin Achkov, who has worked with complex structures like ‘tensegrity, conceived and materialized a unique, compact flat-pack furniture unit – the Electron Chair. The present product was originally presented a few years ago as a prototype, which received enormous appreciation from designers and design magazines. So, the designer gained more confidence and worked further on the refinement of the existing prototype.
Traditional exteriors usually consisted of stone, cement, wood, and brick. However, in recent years architects found that it takes a great deal of time and a lot more money to build houses with the above mentioned construction materials. Then they tried to incorporate metal into residential exteriors and found out that it works much well in comparison to the traditional exterior materials.
Origami is a beautiful, ancient Japanese art and craft technique of folding paper into decorative shapes. Origami patterns, techniques, textures and concepts have become a centre of attraction for recyclers, artists, homemakers, fashion designers and even researchers. These patterns are making their presence felt in every possible art field. Here are a few origami-inspired items that are beautiful, innovative and useful.