A short film by photographer/director Tobias Hutzler, with artist Maedir Eugster from Rigolo Swiss Nouveau Cirque performing his incredible Palm Rib Balance. Eugster’s performance takes a great amount of strength and concentration as it includes balancing 13 palm leaf ribs and one feather on one large palm leaf rib.
find more here + there
Beijing artist Li Hongbo demonstrating one of his paper sculptures , inspired by traditional Chinese paper decorations.
Extreme water Jet Pack fun from the Aquatic Aviation team, shot on the island of Oahu in Hawaii, check out the behind the scenes footage here
previously: Phoenix Fly wingsuit + JETLEV R200
Untitled yet (I believe I can fly) video by French artist Camille Laurelli
A Daf 33 transformed into a peddle cart made by Snode Vormgevers (aka sly designers) collective and Keukenconfessies.
previously: WAW + ELF velomobiles
A sofa that responds to your body, depending on where and how you sit or lie on it, by German designer Alexander Rehn.
Mobile home designed in 1985 by Dutch architect Eduard Böhtlingk.
De Markies (The Awning) trailer measures 2.00 m X 4.50 m on the road, but with a pair of awnings can triple its overall floor space, to offer pvt sleeping quarters, a living room with full location view and in the middle a kitchen with stove, sink, table, storage and bathroom.
The project De Markies was awarded the Public Prize at the Rotterdam Design Prize 1996.
Photos by Roos Aldershoff
Check out the mobile Opera house here or some vintage Rolling homes there
The WAW is the “Ferrari” of tricycles, originally developed for human-powered vehicle races and the fastest velomobiles available on the market. The new eWAW adapted for daily use by Fietser.be offers an alternative sustainable transportation as a sportif electric bicycle for longer trips.
The eWAW has an aerodynamic full body helmet for safety and complete weather protection, a 250W electric motor to give a person -w/average fitness level- the power output of an athlete and precise steering even on sharp corners.
Find why the eWAW is 80 times more efficient than an electric car and much more @ low tech mag
A more conventional three-wheeled velomobile, made with 45% recycled aluminum, electrically assisted by a 480w lithum battery and built in 60w solar panels, storage compartment, created by Organic Transit, a Durham, North Carolina-based company.
check a cool three-wheeled electric car here!
Located in a park at Nikola-Lenivets, Russia, Fast Track is a 51 meter long trampoline / road created by Estonian studio Salto aka architects Maarja Kask, Karli Luik and Ralf Lõoke.
The installation, commissioned by the Archstoyanie festival, “challenges the concept of infrastructure that only focuses on technical and functional aspects and tends to be ignorant to its surroundings.. It gives the user a different experience of moving and percieving the environment.”
Photos by Andrej Yagubskij, Nikita Šohov, Alan Vouba & Karli Luik. via ignant
Check the inflatable trampoline bridge in Paris, by Atelier Zündel Cristea here.
Plywood + steel rocking chairs by Korean designers Cho Neulhae and Jaebeom Jeong.
Padded outfit designed to limit sensory perception and simulate the feelings of growing old during the daily living activities. A first-hand ”experience” / exercise for undergraduate medical students to understand what the normal sensory losses and changes in functional status mean to older adults.
The Age Man Suit ( or Age Explorer) includes a helmet with ear mufflers and a yellow visor to blur eyesight, huge padded gloves and a 10kg (22p) vest. Developed by the Meyer-Hentschel Institut in conjunction with Berlin’s Evangelical Geriatrics Centre. Read more @ Co.Design
Proposal on the reuse of an old industry train tracks in the city of Åndalsnes,Norway, designed by Stockholm architects Jagnefalt Milton, in 2010.
Inflatable trampoline bridge in Paris, by the French Atelier Zündel Cristea.
Optical illusion by Brusspup.
Found here. Link to youtube video.