Electrical outlet with usb ports? Genius!

I don’t know about you, but we are a wired home. With 7, yes 7, children in our home, 5 of whom have an iPod, iPhone, or iPad, you can bet that finding an available cord with the right USB to electrical outlet gizmo is hard. Even though I try to keep mine somewhere it won’t get taken it seems to always disappear. So, when I saw this electrical outlet with usb ports I thought “Genius!” I need several of those in my home. Everyone is always looking for a place to plugin and get a charge! I love when I seen new products that just make sense! Turns out they have been...

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Studios Architecture, Edmund.com Headquarters

When I think of red, yellow, and blue, I think of primary colors and all things childlike. The last thing that would come to my mind is corporate headquarters, unless of course, I was thinking of  Edmunds.com. They commisioned Studios Architecture to come up with a design that was employee-friendly while also increasing productivity. “The goal motivating the design and architecture of the Edmunds.com headquarters was to provide an office setting that encourages collaboration and innovation — values that the company has applied to the online automotive space for years,”...

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QWERTY Repurposed

Ever wonder what is happening to all those millions of old tan and gray keyboards of yesteryear? Well Sarah Frost might be able to tell you. She is known for taking materials that seem to no longer have a purpose and finding a way to “Re-present” them.  From a distance her work looks like a beautiful mosaic wall of stone, but a closer look will reveal the trace of thousands of finger prints on keyboard keys from the past. The wall seems to represent an untold story of the people who used those keyboards. I wonder who they were and what they were typing… a novelist, a...

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