The Domestic Transformer

by DIY Maven

The Domestic Transformer

Architect Gary Chang turned a 330 square foot apartment into a Domestic Transformer. In Hong Kong, where space is tighter than tight, Gary devised a sliding wall system to transform his family's 330 square foot apartment into a user-friendly posh pad that transforms into 24 different living combinations. For example,

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Fabric that "Melts" in Water

by DIY Maven

Fabric that "Melts" in Water

Two professors--one of fashion, the other of science--teamed up to fabricate melting fabric which was then used to make high-end couture-type togs. The dresses are part of a UK touring fashion exhibit entitled 'Wonderland'. The dresses, made of a polymer, are dipped into vessels of water and left to 'melt' into a gel-like substance that can be used to germinate seeds.

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Sleep Pods.

by Chris Gardner

 

Sleep Pods.

 

 

If it's time to rethink the round beds, think I'll think the Lomme Sleep Pod, which is round and a half.

From the product's webpage:

"The naturally shaped sleeping pods mix state of the art sleep-enhancing technology with one of the oldest organic shapes in nature – the egg.

Lomme is the result of two years’ research into common sleep problems and natural therapies...Owners of Lomme beds will benefit from state of the art light and sound...

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