Don’t press us on the sordid details, but we happen to be in the interesting and privileged position of sitting on documents that contain Arne Jacobsen drawings called ‘House of the Future’. Produced in 1932, a few years after the original House of the Future was designed, these documents display comprehensive drawings of what we’re quite certain has to be the world’s first flat screen TV.
It’s amazing, spine-tinglingly wonderous and more than a little bit frightening: scientists can now record the images in your head - and they’re on the verge of being able to record your dreams.
Shot from the ISS space station as it orbits the Earth at night, this NASA-produced time lapse film takes you around the world in a minute.
This may not seem that amazing at first glance. But once you dig below the surface and consider the implications and possibilities of this Nasa-approved, Japanese technology it quickly becomes another matter.
So it’s Monday, it’s raining and most of us here at the AIAIAI office have wet footwear and/or undergarments. Mondays sure can suck massive amounts of #&%**@. What we need is some kind of pick me up.
Design geeks probably won’t be majorly surprised that we’re into design history, more specifically the design philosophy of the German design maverick, Dieter Rams.