Nid-de-Poule Cracking

Le Nid-de-Poule Cracking (voir ma petite gallerie : ) est un nouveau jeu exploitant une faille de sécurité urbaine. Je vous invite à lire ce petit billet publié sur le site du Collectif Citoyen Métèques & Aliens. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ?? Vous êtes encore là ? Allez ! Ouste !

OBC#2 ~ Open Bidouille Camp / Fac Lab ~

Samedi 16 février, au FacLab de Gennevilliers ( Université de Cergy-Pontoise ) pour le premier anniversaire de ce repère de makers, avait lieu la deuxième édition de l'Open Bidouille Camp, grande fête de la débrouille inspirée des Maker Faire états-uniens. Au menu de la formule, des ateliers gratuits en veux-tu en voilà consacrés au DIY (Do It Yourself), recettes incluses.

WKT ~ The Express Rail Link ~

China : The Express Rail Link - West Kowloon Terminus, ( connecting Hong Kong to Guangzhou & Shenzhen ) when completed in 2015, will be the world’s largest underground high-speed rail station, occupying a huge 43 hectares  ! Designed by Andrew Bromberg of international architecture studio Aedas, the terminal will be prepared with 15 tracks for high-speed trains reaching… Lire la suite WKT ~ The Express Rail Link ~

L’imagier des gens ~ Blexbolex ~

Publié en 2008 par Albin Michel Jeunesse, ce magnifique ouvrage pour enfants m'est tombé dans les mains cette semaine. L'imagier des gens du dessinateur Blexbolex à été élu "The best bookdesign from all over the world" ( rien que ça ) pendant la foire du livre de Leipzig en 2009. 200 pages en trichromie, sans noir, sans tramage,… Lire la suite L’imagier des gens ~ Blexbolex ~

Legoville ~ Botanique Urbaine ~

Cette semaine, je suis allé faire un petit tour à la bibliothèque... vous savez, cette structure en dur, accueillant des livres ! Bon je vais vous dire la vérité, je passe environ 40 heures par semaine dans une médiathèque mais je n'ai jamais le temps d'ouvrir un livre pour l'étudier et y noter (au crayon de… Lire la suite Legoville ~ Botanique Urbaine ~

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NYC Type

Here's some cool typography from NYC. Source "NYC Type" (thanks to "AK47").  

Street Kid Book Factory_Eloisa Cartonera

Eloisa Cartonera is an independent book publisher where Buenos Aires' that sells recycled, hand painted books written by some of Latin America's most dynamic young writers. VC2 producers Steven Tagle and Sarah Gilbert profile the publisher's founder as well as interview some of the young street kids who collect the cardboard and paint the books. Every… Lire la suite Street Kid Book Factory_Eloisa Cartonera


From paper to electronic ink and back again, Moleskine comes full circle with protective covers for the Amazon Kindle, the world's most popular e-book reader: a new analog-digital hybrid  designed for the e-bookworms. The features and style of the cover are those of a classic Moleskine notebook: sleek rounded corners, strong elastic band, and the… Lire la suite MolesKindle

This is the 2009-2010 Sayf’s Cloud

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can… Lire la suite This is the 2009-2010 Sayf’s Cloud

Steve Thomas_retro propaganda

Propaganda posters based on 1980s arcade games. Enjoy *

MIT Media Lab

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology officially opened the doors to its MIT Media Lab Complex, the school's most famous interdisciplinary program. The new building, designed by architect Fumihiko Maki and his "Maki and Associates" firm, broke ground in 2007. Influences on the building's design included the artists Piet Mondrian and George Seurat, as… Lire la suite MIT Media Lab


The Curated by Arkitip project launched with the KRINK Sleeve, a collaborative project between Incase and artist Craig Costello, a.k.a. KRINK or KR. Craig Costello is one of the most visionary and inspirational artists working today and is also the creator of KRINK, a line of the finest quality handmade inks and markers, beloved by… Lire la suite KRINK_INCASE

Measuring Type_Garamond Rules !

Matt Robinson and Tom Wrigglesworth, two designers from London worked together on a project to measure the ink usage efficiency of common typefaces. They used ballpoint pens to write out large scale fonts and then let the remaining ink demonstrate the efficiency of that typeface. A selection of the most commonly used typefaces were compared… Lire la suite Measuring Type_Garamond Rules !


The HULC (Human Universal Load Carrier) is the third generation exoskeleton system from Berkeley Bionics, a completely un-tethered, hydraulic-powered anthropomorphic exoskeleton that provides users with the ability to carry loads of up to 200 lbs for extended periods of time and over all terrains. Its flexible design allows for deep squats, crawls and upper-body lifting.… Lire la suite HULC™_Exoskeleton

EZ Cracker

Crack eggs, separate egg whites & strip shells from hard boiled eggs in seconds...No mess, no fuss ! Ha Ha Ha ! ENJOY !

Serene Teh & Noel Lee_Parkour motion reel

Serene Teh & Noel Lee from Singapore. Illustrated with technical pen, frame by frame.

The Copenhagen Wheel

Scientists at MIT’s Senseable City Laboratory have designed a bicycle wheel that can give riders a boost when they need it most. Kinetic energy is released when a rider hits the brakes, and the new wheel, called the Copenhagen Wheel, captures that energy for later use. The new wheel uses a kinetic energy recovery system, the same… Lire la suite The Copenhagen Wheel

The Dubaï Airshow_from orbit

The Dubai Airshow is the largest aerospace event in the Middle East and the fastest-growing airshow in the world. The GeoEye-1 satellite, which tirelessly photographs the world at half-meter resolution from its constant orbit, swung by the Dubai Airport the other day and took this snap of the Dubai Airshow, in progress this week. Click… Lire la suite The Dubaï Airshow_from orbit

9h_Capsule hotel

Nainawasu (9h) is a new capsule hotel that offers luxury in a minimum living space. The "9h" capsule hotel and all amenities were designed by Fumie Shibata of Design Studio S, which she founded in 1994. With her team, she defined the elements necessary for a "minimal transit space" in big cities in Japan. The… Lire la suite 9h_Capsule hotel

Arctic Drifting

Designed by Studio Les Bêtes, an enormous inflatable ball for future explorers. The inflatable research lab, called the Arctic Drifter, would be built out of Hypalon air-bags (a material similar to that used in rugged inflatable boats) and would quite literally roll across the arctic, ignoring water, ice, and crevasses in the process. Drifting on the Wind… Lire la suite Arctic Drifting

Kevin Cyr_Camper project

Camper Bike I conceived of the Camper Bike while working in Beijing, assisting a New York artist on a painting project. I absolutely fell in love with Beijing, and became especially interested in the city's bike culture. I knew I wanted to do something based on the bike culture, at least document them for a… Lire la suite Kevin Cyr_Camper project

Dubaï featuring Graft lab

A Dubaï, le village vertical dessiné par "Graft Lab" a été conçu pour fournir des espaces multiples, tout en exploitant au maximum l'énergie solaire.Une fois terminé, le complexe devrait être certifié Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) niveau GOLD. Ce dernier est un système nord-américain de standardisation de bâtiments à haute qualité environnementale créé… Lire la suite Dubaï featuring Graft lab

Djob_Drawing Fever

Fin 2007, lors de la troisième édition du café-exposition « les articulteurs » au Centre Culturel Picasso de Montigny-lès-Cormeilles, je découvre le travail de Jonathan « Djob » Nkondo, jeune dessinateur de 20 ans au talent exceptionnel excusez-moi du peu ! Observateur aguerri, Djob possède ce coup de crayon qui vous coupe l'envie d'en prendre un à votre tour.… Lire la suite Djob_Drawing Fever

Shade Power

Umbrella Photovoltaic cells made from organic polymers, rather than crystalline silicon, could make solar power much cheaper. Last year Konarka, a startup based in Lowell, MA, opened a factory for such solar panels, which are flexible and produced in a process akin to printing. The first application of Konarka's potentially transformative technology? Umbrellas ! SkyShades,… Lire la suite Shade Power

Kuala Lumpur featuring Graft Lab

Bird Island: Zero Energy Home in Kuala Lumpur Bird Island is a stunning urban renewal project that is currently being developed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Designed by Graft Lab architects for the YTL Green Home Competition, the project comprises a zero energy home made of sustainably-sourced silicone glass fabric. Its lightness and flexibility will allow… Lire la suite Kuala Lumpur featuring Graft Lab