Technology changes our life, not only what we use, but also how we live. One of the biggest trends in the past few years is working from home. Working at home is obviously rather different from working in your office cubicle and it tends to give you far more flexibility and at times allows you to get a lot more comfortable. More and more home owner are planning for a home office area at their home to make their life a lot easier and more organized. If it is allowed, a dedicated home office room is best. While if having a spare room is a kind of luxurious wish, then take a look at this post where you can find some Inspiring Home Office Designs – under stairs, in the closet, any little corner with proper set up can be turned into a good work station.
This 39 Square Meter apartment is designed by a Hong Kong Design Workshop. No colors other than white and beige are chosen for the color scheme to replicate the subtle warm glow in the house, including track lights that are hidden underneath the floating cabinets that evoke a spacious and dreamy ambience. Combining design concepts of practicality and minimalism, the residence was designed with a clean line to minimize clutter and maximize space. Just look at the pictures, it is hard to believe this space only has 39 Square Meter. Well designed indeed![source]
Why should small children be the only ones enjoying the sweet comfort and peaceful swings of a cradle? This is probably the inspiration of creating a cradle for adults. Designer Richard Clarkson has created a cradle for adults that can make us think of our childhood, in collaboration with Grace Emmanual, Brodie Campbell, Jeremy Broker, Eamon Moore, Kahlivia Russell and Joya Boerrigter.
According to recent reports about 1 billion people in the world lack access to clean drinking water and there are millions of people who succumb to water-related diseases annually. These figures aren’t only surprising, but also make the privileged think about that the hundreds of liters of water that is wasted each day in their bathrooms. Here is a list of 13 Innovative Water Saving Concept and Product Designs that might be useful in saving liters of freshwater from going down the drain. I know you might think the money saved via using these water-saving products is not worth comparing with their price. But it is still good to see more and more effort is put on this issue and hope we can have affordable solution to save water, preserve the environment as well as save money.
1. POOR LITTLE FISH basin [link]
As consumption is incalculable, saving is often neglected through daily consumption. Rather than forcing people to consume less, thus depressing the using experience, Poor Little Fish basin offers an emotional way to persuade consumers to think about saving water, by making consumption tangible.
There is a traditional shaped fish bowl in the Poor Little Fish basin. While using, the level of water in the bowl gradually falls (but does not actually drain out); it will go back to the same level once the water stops running. As well, the water from the tap is pure, as its pipeline does not connect to the bowl.