McDonald’s launches Big Mac fashion line


McDonald’s has revealed Big Mac designs for its fashion and home lines.

The fast food chain has expanded into the fashion industry by releasing clothing and home decoration items.

You can now purchase Big Mac thermals, wallpapers, or even bedding, which is described on the website: “finally the hamburger of hamburgers can keep you warm at night. Order your new bed linen today.”

Some of the profits will go towards Ronald McDonald House charities.

Have a closer look at McDonald’s fashion line here and tell us if you’ll be sporting fast food fashion.

McDo fashion line 01.04.15.jpeg

Candy Crush office features cartoon design


Candy Crush officeThe Stockholm office for games producer King features cartoonish designs fit for its products.

The company behind the famous Candy Crush Saga game now greets visitors with an egg-shaped reception desk.

Swedish design agency Adolfsson & Partners oversaw this colourful project: the 1940s building is split into areas such as Magic Forest, Green Hills, Treasure Island,

Countryside, and Deep Sea.

Discover the imaginative scheme here and let us know if you’d work in an office like this.

The world’s first shadowless skyscrapers


Shadowless buildingsArchitecture firm NBBJ has revealed its plan for a couple of very unusual buildings in London.

These two skyscrapers won’t cast a shadow, thanks to their innovative design.

They will use concave reflective surfaces which are adapted to the sun’s path in the sky, significantly reducing their shadows.

The unique towers will be built on Greenwich Peninsula; find out more about the project here.

Street art that can only be seen when it rains


Seattle graffitiAn American artist has created an innovative style of street art, which can only be seen in certain conditions.

Peregrine Church has taken advantage of Seattle’s rainy weather with his new style of street art, which only appears when the pavements are wet.

He uses non-toxic superhydrophobic coating to create his temporary graffiti, rendering his project completely legal.

Have a closer look at this cheerful yet revolutionary street art here and tell us what you think of it.

Heartwarming ‘Stratosphere’ ad by Specsavers


Specsavers ad Specsavers has launched a new advert, showing the different ways children manage to lose their glasses.

Directed by HLA’s Simon Ratigan, the video sees glasses lost on a teddy tied to balloons, underwater, and on a sushi bar.

The campaign started last weekend, supported on social with the hashtag #TeddyinSpace.

Watch the video below and tell us what you think.

Shortlist unveiled for London bridge competition


Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge A shortlist of architects and engineers has been revealed for the design of the new bridge between Nine Elms and Pimlico in London.

The juries have narrowed down the 74 teams in the February longlist to just four designs.

Wandsworth Council leader, Ravi Govindia, said: “the quality of the submissions went beyond our best expectations and the interest this competition has generated across London has been tremendous.”

The final winner will be selected in the autumn.

Find out more about the competition here and tell us what you think about it.

Call for entries: World Architecture Festival 2015


WAF awardsThe 8th World Architecture Festival Awards has opened its call for entries.

Architects and designers can now enter this year’s WAF Awards, which will take place in Singapore.

Described as ‘the biggest architectural awards programme in the world’, WAF is expecting to receive more than 750 entries.

This year’s judges include Royal Gold Medallist Sir Peter Cook, Sou Fujimoto, Kerry Hill, and Manuelle Gautrand.

They will deliver a shortlist in early June 2015.

Find out more about the WAF Awards here.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 526 other followers

%d bloggers like this: