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With its Green Cuisine Concept Kitchen, recently unveiled in Moscow as part of Simplictiy Event 2008, Philips offers us a pioneering prototype that could well foreshadow the kitchen of tomorrow.

With Typoase installation, the young designer Dominik Schwarz gives us a very personal version of the public bench. Breaking with the laws of its kind, it uses other materials, offers other forms suggests other uses.

On the occasion of the exhibition Urban Play, NL Architects slides shrubs in caddies to provide an urban green space with variable geometry. Playful but also prospectively, this installation questions the status of the plant in the city.

Presented at The Uninhabitable Space exhibition in Valencia, "Punished to the Corner!" Storage is a concept devised by designer Cristina Toledo. An object that complements the architectural support that hosts.

Lighting the streets with our used batteries is what Energy Seed, developed by designers Sung Woo Park and Sunhee Kim, offers. Waste collection and energy optimization, their new concept of urban lighting is doing double duty.

Designed by Gerard Moline and produced by Droog Design, the Nest House is a shelter suspended in trees. A project that is of slight and ephemeral in its context.

The designer Duncan Wilson proposes a multilayer and precut wallpaper. Composed of a multitude of post-it to be stripped one by one, the coating becomes writing medium and turns over its use.

In recent days, the prototypes of the design competition Cirtyracks line the sidewalks of New York. The opportunity for passersby to discover the in situ terminal on which they hang their bikes soon. A repertoire of forms and practices that will surely inspire many designers and architects shaping urban space.

"Architectural Furniture" is a series of hybrid mobile elements combining architecture and furniture design. Designed by the Japanese studio Atelier OPA, it is a relevant response to the development of small living spaces where flexibility is often a necessity.

Work of a Dutch design agency, "Kubaa Casa" is a construction set made up of large items. It allows the children to imagine and create small houses, finding space and volume in a fun way. The childhood of art.
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