When we are still trying to have a gourmet kitchen, Ikea is thinking about how the kitchen should look like in 2025. The Swedish furniture giant thinks your next kitchen could be minimalist as smart as your phone. Team up with IDEO and university students, they designed below Internet-connected kitchen of the future which includes a table for living, a smart pantry containers and a thoughtful waste/composting system.
Whenever yoga instructors Claudine and Honza Lafond aren’t teaching at their Sydney-based studio YogaBeyond, they’re often wandering off to exotic locations and commemorating their journeys with graceful poses. Over the years, they’ve taken their mind and body endeavors everywhere. They’ve posed in front of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, jungles of Bali, London, and even on Cockatoo Island. The couple doesn’t pose separately in their photos. Instead, they work together and pull off amazing acrobatic stances that require strength, balance, and trust of one another. It shows you just how incredible the human body is. These yogi-soulmates never let love slow them down from seeing the world from new perspectives.
Smartphone is a great invention, it helps us to be more connected and updated than ever before. However, disconnecting is also more painful. No matter you admit it or not, most of us are addicted to it somehow. When the addiction is controllable, it is not bad. But you know, the reason why addition called “addition” is you think you can but you can’t control it. Same to the smartphone addition. Here we collected some cartoons illustrate some of the funny and not-so-funny side effects of our plugged-in lifestyle. Actually, most of than are kind of sad. Of course, it is not possible to ask everyone off their smartphones. But we really need to remember, there are many other things more important than looking at your phone.
Live in large city like New York has a lots of advantages as well as disadvantage. Lacking of living space is definitely one of them. Designed by MKCA, Five to One Apartment – a small home with a total surface of 36 square, is an intuitive project that takes micro-housing to a new, highly creative level. Located in Gramercy Park, Manhattan, New York City, this micro apartment make use of a motorized sliding wall to move from one side of the apartment to the other, creating various living areas. Working, sleeping, dressing, and entertaining, plus kitchen, dining, and bathing space are all available as the unit slides, switching from daytime and nighttime zones.