March 19, 2016 2

Japan doesn’t have central heating

As winter falls in Japan, people in almost every house get out their kotatsu – a hybrid of a table, blanket and a heater. This is because, somewhat surprisingly, in Japan there’s no such thing as central heating. Even though winter is never particularly cold there, they manage to avoid catching colds and other illnesses during winter time thanks to this unique invention. The kotatsu is a traditional Japanese piece of furniture: […]

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October 9, 2014 12

Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes infill NY storefront with immersive sensory object

Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes infill NY storefront with immersive sensory object as a union of digital and tangible processes, oslo-based artist jana winderen and architect marc fornes of the theverymany, have infilled new york’s storefront for art and architecture with an immersive sound and light object. titled ‘situation NY’, the work comprises an intricate […]

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September 25, 2014 1

Skull and bones restaurant

Cadena+asociados collects 10,000 skull and bones for Hueso restaurant interior in the lafayette design district of guadalajara, jalisco, mexico, luis barragan’s foundation and diaz morales’ house-studio serve as the backdrop for a recovered contemporary building from the 1940′s. its 240 ft² interior has been revitalized by cadena+asociados to become alfonso cadena’s concept restaurant ‘hueso’. as the name originates from the spanish […]

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