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.

Innovative building for Singapore university


Nanyang Technological UniversityA Singapore university has a brand new ‘Learning Hub’ designed by Heatherwick Studio.

Nanyang Technological University’s new building has an unusual curved structure, consisting of white layered towers interspersed with trees.

Heatherwick Studio described its unique design as fostering ‘togetherness and sociability’ to ‘encourage collaboration’.

Have a closer look at the stunning construction here and tell us what you think.

Harrods creates Chelsea Flower Show garden based on perfume


Harrods gardenHarrods is launching its first Chelsea Flower Show garden around the theme of perfume.

The department store, with help from garden designer Sheena Seeks, will display flowers that are commonly used in the process of making perfumes as sold at Harrods for over a century.

The designer explained: “one side of the garden is going to look like a perfume laboratory, inspired by the processes where flowers are embedded into wax or have their oils extracted to capture their scent.”

In addition to this, technology will allow visitors to see virtual flowers coming into life with their smartphones.

Have a look at this innovative garden here and tell us if you’ll be visiting.

Samsung designs kennel for Crufts


Samsung kennelSamsung has decided to target a new market with its DreamDoghouse. 

The technology company has unveiled a kennel at its latest product launch, claiming to offer ‘the ultimate in doggy luxury’.

This product represents the growing part technology plays in our pets’ lives and is part of the firm’s sponsorship of Crufts 2015.

Andy Griffiths, President, of Samsung Electronics UK and Ireland, says: “with the Samsung Dream Doghouse, we wanted to reflect the nation’s growing trend for using technology.”

The kennel is on display at Crufts at Birmingham’s NEC. 

Watch the video below and tell us what you think about the product.

Pantone-inspired business card holders


A Danish retailer has produced Pantone-inspired business card holders.Pantone business card holders

Room Copenhagen has collaborated with the famous brand Pantone and Knud Holscher Design Studio to come up with a range of 8 different Pantone colours.

This collection is part of the brand’s ‘Pantone Universe’ campaign and can be used for credit cards and notes as well.

Have a look at the collection here and let us know which one you’d choose.

LinkedIn launches new advertising products for B2B brands


Linkedin new productsLinkedIn has revealed a new range of advertising products for B2B and ‘high-consideration’ brands. 

The products are dedicated to helping brands reach sales leads and include LinkedIn Lead Accelerator, LinkedIn Network Display, and Sponsored InMail.

Big companies such as Lenovo, Salesforce, and Samsung have already tested the products, citing a positive impact.

Senior director of LinkedIn, Josh Graff, commented: “by combining Bizo’s technology and nurturing capabilities with LinkedIn’s professional targeting expertise, we’re redefining B2B and high-consideration marketing”.

Find out more about the range here and let us know what you think about it.

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