Friday, January 29, 2010

Nice Website for Daily Visit

" is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.

Inhabitat was started by NYC designer Jill Fehrenbacher as a forum in which to investigate emerging trends in product, interior and architectural design. Mike Chino is the Managing Editor; Emily Pilloton, Olivia Chen, Evelyn Lee, Abigail Doan and Jorge Chapa are Senior Editors. The site was designed by Jill Fehrenbacher and runs off the fabulous blogging platform Wordpress."
Find more info here -

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Domestic and Small Commercial Wind Turbines from Phillipe Starck

From Good Is Website, "Phillipe Starck, the French designer famous for chic hotel interiors, strange watches, and minimalist furniture, has designed a range of small vertical-axis wind turbines for homes and businesses."

From Reuters, "The turbines, which will be made in the Tuscan city of Siena and can be placed in the garden or on the roof, consist of the quadrangular 400W WT model with a power output of 400W and the helicoidal shaped 1KW WT, which can generate power of 1 KW. Their Italian reference prices will start from about 2,500 euros ($3,515) and 3,500 euros respectively."

Official website for the turbines can be found here