Are you a fan of architecture? The best way to expand your architectural experience, short of world travel, is to study the must-read books on architecture like these. These 10 excellent architecture books cover architecture’s history, its philosophies, its forms and even its fiction. A great way of rounding out your experience and appreciation of architecture. More at TheCoolist.
Who has the audacity to think they can remake the world’s greatest sports cars in a better design? Ugur Sahin, of course, and his audacity is met with a stunning level of talent and vision. The Ugur Sahin Aston Martin Gauntlet Concept is a brilliant re-working of Aston Martin’s most prized sports cars, like the One-77 and others. More at TheCoolist.
You can buy your kids the typical threads at The Gaps, the Walmarts of the world, or you can get ‘em something that’ll fit their personality like a glove. The new line of kids clothes from Finger In The Nose is as fresh as it gets, a hip style for the little hipsters in your world, your kids. More at TheCoolist.
For their 2010 line of leather denim, Ellus clothing tapped none other than their own country woman, Cintia Dicker. Fans of Brazilian models may or may not even recognize miss Dicker, as a freckled redhead doesn’t fit the typical South American phenotype. But Cintia Dicker shines here, as usual, representing her country and its clothing in this 3D-inspired fashion shoot. More at TheCoolist.
The modern green roof adds a wealth of benefits to its structure, benefits that are at once environmental, economical and aesthetic. Heating costs are reduced in the winter, cooling costs are reduced in the summer, rainwater is recycled and the local wildlife is encouraged. To look at the beauty of the green roof, here is a list of 10 amazing green roof designs from some of the world’s most talented architects. More at TheCoolist.
Design plays an important role in the beer industry. With every purchase, a consumer is faced with a veritable wall of beer, and the packaging designer is tasked with creating a product that stands out from the fray. To celebrate the role of the packaging designer in the beer industry, here are 10 amazing beer bottle designs that truly stand out from the crowd. More at TheCoolist.