Plum Stool by Alvaro Uribe

Alvaro Uribe sent over his most recent design, the Plum Stool, which is an "exploration into carbon fiber and its possible implementations into residential furniture."Besides being a place to sit, the objectives of this stool are to feel lightweight and use the least amount of material with maximum performance. The body of the Plum Stool was inspired by leaf veins, which optimize the body to keeps its shape and overcome wind waves and pressure. The stool's bends are also seamless, creating a natural appearance, with no need for adhesives or screws.



January 17, 2017

Former Industrialized Area in Belgium Transformed Into Futuristic Eco-Village

Belgian ecological designer Vincent Callebaut is a master of green sustainable architecture. With his new conceptual project, he creates yet another environmentally sensitive fantasy land, this time transforming Brussels’ historic Tour & Taxis. The resulting concept is a sleek, futuristic eco-village that any young professional would love to call home. As a former industrial site, Tour & Taxis was once a symbol of the golden age of Industrialization, and its approximately 100 acres (40 hectares)

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January 17, 2017

Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

Like many dance photographers, Mohamed Taher has a knack for beautifully capturing the body in motion. His interest in movement is evident in his Ballerinas of Cairo series, and the captivating collection of photos also serves a more poignant purpose: it helps women fight sexual harassment and reclaim the city’s streets. After learning about the Ballerina Project, an ongoing series that documents dancers in urban settings across the globe, Taher was inspired to carry out a similar undertaking in the Egyptian capital.

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