This prison-turned-hotel in the Netherlands is top on our list of places to visit this year. When the doors shut in 2007, the Het Arresthius (exact translation: “Judgement House”) prison in Roermond was purchased by the Dutch hotel group Van der Valk and converted into the super swanky Het Arresthuis Hotel.
From the Arctic to America, artist Leonid Tishkov has travelled the world with his illuminated crescent-shaped moon, bringing a sense of lyricism, and sometimes whimsy, to the places he lands.
Slap It is a “cheeky” way to bring a bit of fun into your daily life while also lightening up your room. Designed by London-based designer Joseph Begley, the glowing ass cheeks let you squeeze, pinch, or slap your way to having them light up with a warm color.
Croatian-austrian design collective Numen/For Use have designed a prototype for inflatable volume containing a network of cables that can be explored similar to a jungle gym… and it’s awesome.
Brace yourself. You’re about to read the coolest thing youll see online this week!
Pharrell Williams, Creative Director of Bionic Yarn, recently announced ‘RAW for the Oceans’, a long-term innovative collaboration between denim brand G-Star RAW where together they will create a full collection made with recycled materials from the oceans in stores from August 2014.
This tuned-up Tesla is a living room and an office on wheels, designed for the future of self-driving cars.
Artist Evan Holm is convinced that ‘there will be a time when all tracings of human culture will dissolve back into the soil under the slow crush of the unfolding universe’.
To demonstrate these rather dark thoughts, he created a submerged record player that’s still producing a nearly perfect audio as demonstrated in the short video below.