Eero Saarinen’s visionary TWA Flight Center is as iconic as buildings get. The futuristic building has outlasted the airline for which it was built, and for a time was abandoned. Next month the building will live again as a boutique hotel.
Another reborn icon from that era is a bit more esoteric.
It’s not easy. Finding tasteful Christmas ornaments or seasonal decor can be frustrating. We searched and did find some accessories that would compliment a Mid-Century, Modern Farmhouse, or even a Scandinavian home.
But this time it’s the new kid on the block— and the bar was raised a lot. Thermostat newcomer Ecobee has been catching up to the venerable Nest over the last few years. But they recently upended the game with their latest offering, the Ecobee4.
Clones of the popular Nest abound. But most, like this Honeywell Lyric, don’t offer the features or value of the original. Not so with the smart offerings from Ecobee!
SunGlacier makes sculptures that produce water from thin air!
The brainchild of Dutch artist Ap Verheggen, the WaterCube is one design that melds art and technology. A photovoltaic solar panel powers the device to cool an aluminum block so that it causes water to condense on the core. Continue reading “Making Water”