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As part of its mission to 'Go Your Own Way', Oris continues their commitment to behave in a more ecologically friendly way. As well as introducing more sustainable materials and manufacturing techniques, it also means raising awareness. The Oceans Project is at the forefront of that ambition, highlighting the threat posed to the world's oceans by plastic. The Clean Ocean Limited Edition is based on the high-functioning Oris Aquis diver's watch. Each of the 2,000 pieces created carries a unique medal made of recycled plastic inserted into the case back.
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The Urbach Tower is the first of its kind because its wooden structure twists on its own with moisture changes, and it’s completely intentional. Designed and created by the University of Stuttgart’s Institute for Computational…

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We lesser beings would be happy with an inch more legroom in airline coach sections, Delft University of Technology (Berlin) student Justus Benad dreamt bigger. Way bigger. He conjured up the Flying-V airliner as a…

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Echelons better than lead-filled kids’ toys and knockoff Land Rovers (Land Wind??), this Chinese-built Martian base in the Gobi Desert is something to behold. Created to simulate a base station on the planet Mars, Chinese…

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We’ve seen quite a few interesting and far out interiors over the years, but nothing like what you’ll find at Cafe 연남동223-14 그림2D in Seoul, Korea. The interior of the appropriately named 2D Cafe is decked…

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You’d never guess this break from reality art installation has been around for 15 years because the idea seems totally fresh. Argentinian artist Leandro Erlich created “The Swimming Pool” in 2004 as a permanent art…

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It’s typically the more dramatic aspects of space travel and exploration that nab the public’s attention. Shuttles and rockets, spacesuits, Primary Life Support Subsystems, and hell, even portable drink bags in zero gravity. But the…

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Don’t call the Polydrop Trailer a camping trailer. It was never designed to be pigeonholed into that category. Instead, it’s a personal living space that’s meant to go with you and act as a place…

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Creating a luxury hotel that’s pretty much the exact opposite of the quite overdone Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas isn’t an easy feat, but Japan’s MUJI hotels have nailed it. Having opened their Shenzen,…

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A bit different from the similarly named Snakes on a Plane, House on an Island is more of a peaceful setting created by the award-winning architects at Atelier Oslo and built on a rock outcropping…

Layer-Move-Smart-Airline-Seats

We didn’t think the Marquis de Sade was still alive, but he apparently is responsible for the comfort levels of current coach airline seats. Now Layer Design, in collaboration with Airbus, comes to the rescue…