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Smart Highway: The Sustainable, Interactive Road of the Future

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Dutch designer presents a plan to reinvent the highway

It's strange to think of how far cars have advanced since being invented, while the roads we drive them on have barely changed. With his Smart Highway concept, Rotterdam-based designer Daan Roosegaarde aims to move road technology deep into the future.  The proposal, selected as "Best Future Concept" this week at the Dutch Design Awards, outlines a plan for......read more

100x100 Lamp

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Crowdfunded recyclable lighting from Dutch designer Daniel Schipper. $100.00

Daniel Schipper's 100x100 lamp features a pendant shade made from white or transparent recyclable plastic. We'd be more stoked if it was recycled instead of recyclable, but Schipper's production model is pretty interesting. To secure demand and finance production, the Dutch designer won't start producing the geometric lamp until he gets 100 orders. At only 100 euros, it's......read more

Piet Hein Eek Barstools

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Killer stools from Dutch designer's Scrapwood series. $255.00

We can't get enough Piet Hein Eek around here. And not only because it's so fun to say his name. The Dutch furniture designer is a pioneer in the realm of recycled materials, and his Scrapwood work nails the warm, distressed vibe we love. Like these reclaimed wood Barstools, with great color contrasts and little details that make each piece special. They look reclaimed, and Eek proves that can be......read more

Recykiosks

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Dutch 'recyclitects' transform dumpsters into public buildings

Here's another cool green design project from (surprise!) Holland, where designers Rikkert Paauw and Jet van Zwieten offer a hefty dose of symbolism by transforming old garbage dumpsters into functional mini-buildings.  Dubbed "Recykiosks," the structures were built using dumpsters filled with discarded construction waste. The "recyclitects" erected the kiosks in three different......read more

The Butler House

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Handy meal transporter from Dutch designer Arian Brekveld. $39.95

Looking for an easy way to transport fresh snacks and meals? Let Fresh Traveler answer the call. With two separate containers -- one with a double-walled vacuum that keeps food fresh -- you can easily bring milk and cereal for breakfast at work. Or soup and sandwich for lunch. A wonderfully practical product from timeless Dutch kitchenware brand Royal VKB....read more

Aerial Trees Make Abstract Art

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Dangling cameras from kites, Dutch photographer Gerco de Ruijter blurs the boundary between landscape and abstraction.

As a rule, tree farms are less interesting to us than forests. The perfectly spaced rows of trees have nothing on the wild natural jumble of a free standing forest. But there's an exception to every rule, and, errr, this is no exception. Hanging cameras from kites and fishing poles, Dutch photog Gerco de Ruijter captures aerial views of tree farms that come off looking like geometric abstract......read more

Keep Shelly in Athens "Recollection"

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Poetic, dreamy video directed by LAMAR+NIK

Perennial SHFT favorites LAMAR+NIK have released yet another great video, this time for "Recollection," the lead single from Keep Shelly In Athens' debut LP, At Home. The clip takes place in an abandoned high school, where a middle-aged women wanders through the decrepit space, searching for something that's long-gone. A (real!) bubble stars in the video as well, playing an elusive metaphor for......read more

Woodchuck Tribal Case for iPhone 5

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Quality materials combine in sturdy, US-made protective shell $60.00

Minneapolis company Woodchuck has added a flashy new product series to its array of wooden protective covers for gadgets. The Tribal Edition Cases for iPhone 5, part of Woodchuck's Adventure Series, feature a gridded, Southwestern-inspired design produced by laser-cutting three different types of wood and placing the pieces into a recycled plastic shell by hand. With quality materials and a......read more

Wild Nothing, "A Dancing Shell"

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Chilled-out cut from forthcoming EP gets a fun animated vid, starring colorful geometric humanoids

Jack Tatum's Wild Nothing project is back and set to release a 7-song EP, Empty Estate, May 14th on Captured Tracks. "A Dancing Shell," our first taste of the EP, goes straight into 80s pop territory, all warm synths, funky basslines, and laid back vocals. The chilled-out track comes complete with a colorful animated video courtesy of London-based illustrator and animator Hayley Akins.......read more

Rap Quotes

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Street artist Jay Shells pays tribute to places mentioned in rap lyrics

New York street artist Jay Shells channels his love of hip hop with "Rap Quotes," in which he combines site-specific rap lyrics with homemade signage. The results are gathered in this clip produced by Animal NY. For the ongoing project, Shells creates official-looking street signs quoting famous rap lyrics that shout out specific street corners and locations. Shells went all city and posted over......read more

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