Our Top 5 Findings From Last Week

Ian Felton

Welcome back to Our Top 5 Findings from last week. We have switched now the day to Mondays and share some insights into a few internet readings we pick every two weeks. We often get asked where we find our inspiration, and what are our sources. Not everything belongs to the field of interiors in our day to day, as you will discover below, though we always include one interiors project.

Here go our last discoveries:

Top 5 Findings from last week Ian Felton

ART&DESIGN

1// BLURRING THE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN ART AND DESIGN

Ian Felton is all over the place on the internet or is it just us who really love his design and debut collection? We spotted him on Instagram, please see his feed right here or come to Sight Unseen for the full article.

FOOD

2//FOOD ROBOLUTION – ROBOT PIZZA MAKER

Cyrill and Sébastien, two engineers wanted to invent a robot that would cook the best pizza, at the best price, at any time of day, right before your eyes. 7 years after embarking on this adventure, they are now opening the world’s first Pazziria, where once you’ve ordered your custom-made pizza from a kiosk or from your phone, all you’ll have to do is enjoy the show! Read more here.

TECHNOLOGY

3// ALGORITHM FOR OPTIMAL CAFFEINE CONSUMPTION

For several reasons, our society sleeps too little; one of the concurrent causes is the excessive consumption of coffee.  A study carried out by DoD Biotechnology High-Performance Computing Software Applications Institute and the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center at the U.S. Army Medical Research in Maryland, developed an algorithm that can determine the ideal amount of coffee you can drink to stay alert without impacting your sleep condition. Say goodbye to sleepless nights caused by that extra cup of deliscious coffee. More info here!

ALTERNATIVE HOUSING

4//FUTURE LIVING SCENARIOS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Last week Venice experienced the highest tide in 50 years. The water reached 1.87 meters, covering Piazza San Marco and submerging a crypt under the Cathedral. As sea levels rise, living by the coast will become increasingly challenging. Ocean Community, designed by Wojciech Morsztyn (Poland), is an alternative housing solution on the water that allows humans to live at sea in communities. This floating dwelling is thought to become a natural extension of the coastline. This futuristic way of living is entirely autonomous and eco-friendly. Ocean Community just won Reddot award 2019, find out more here.

TRAVEL

5//MEDITATION APP FOR AIRPLANE TRAVELLERS

Travelling can be stressing, not only for those scared of flying. Delays, cancellation, missed connection create a very stressful situation, who hasn’t experience some anxiety whilst flying? Therefore it feels quite natural if an airline company partners up with a meditation app.: Jetblue, an American airline known for promoting exciting perks, and Inscape launched a meditation app. with specific exercises designed for travelers, for example, Land With a Smile and Tranquil not Turbulent. Do you want to relax during your next flight? Read how here.


You can discover other published news from around the web in the  Our Top 5 Findings section.

 

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A floating close-knit water community

Schoonschip is Amsterdam’s innovative circular neighbourhood, a community-driven project set to become a prototype for floating urban development and what a close-knit water community could

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