Paintings By Rick Leong

Rick Leong, Montreal, based artist is a third generation Chinese Canadian. He has Masters degree in Fine Arts from Concordia University. Rick’s beautiful and delicate large scale landscapes are mix of Eastern and Western painting traditions. His works depict elements of tradition, culture, style, technique, fantasy and reality. The paintings find a place in the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts & Collect Art. Have a look at some of the paintings. ...

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Intricate Cardboard Structures by Michael Hansmeyer

Michael Hansmeyer is an architect and programmer who explore the use of algorithms and computation to generate architectural form, and he has created these incredible cardboard sculptures using algorithms.
The dizzying Doric column variations are created on Hansmeyer\'s computer using a subdivision algorithm that allows them to have between 8 and 16 million facets (distinct surfaces). They\'re so insanely detailed that most people mistake the actual physical prototypes for computer rende...

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Artefacts From Discarded Kitchen Utensils

Gilles Eichenbaum, affectionately called “Garbage” is a Paris based designer. Garbage has the distinction of making attractive pieces of art,out of old and unusable household items. What started as a hobby and pastime, is now a profit making business. Gilles uses old coffee pots, frying pans, utensils, shoe lasts, electric drills, tea pots, colanders, a top hat, a phone etc to creates decoration pieces which stand out in elegance and beauty. ...

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A Designer Solar Cooker

Solar cookers have with some regularity appeared in different shapes and sizes Now, Lumium has come up with a parabolic shaped solar cooker. The designers need to be complimented on preparing and geometrically placing a parabolic reflector, a task in itself. The cooker has been designed for utilization in rural areas.

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Pilotis in a Forest

A weekend house \'Pilotis in a Forest\' is designed by a Japanese studio Go Hasegawa is situated among a forest of mature trees. The house is propped 6.5 meters into the air through a series of stilts and cross braces.

The main volume, accessed by a daunting set of stairs, features large frameless windows and a terrace that introduce the forest directly into the residence.
Pilotis in a Forest is finished entirely in wood, which includes a bedroom, kitchen, living room and bath...

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Most Powerful Optical Microscope Developed

Scientists at the University of Manchester,have developed a most powerful microscope. It is 20 times more powerful than the standard optical microscope with a resolution of one micrometer. This has been achieved by combining an optical microscope with a transparent microsphere. Scientists for the first time will be able to examine live viruses and discern what causes these. It is expected that seeing inside a living cell and observing living viruses could revolutionize the cell study. It w...

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Single Person’s Scootering Joy

Designer, Lance Cassidy, has shown concern towards the urban congestion and designed an electric scooter called “Fuse”.It is our answer to bulky scooters,it can be vertically folded so as to economize on the scarce parking space.Fuse has a touch screen display, GPS and Bluetooth. Looks quiet cute.

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BMW Reveals MINI Rocketman at Geneva Motor Show 2011

The latest concept from MINI, Rocketman makes its world debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. The study car brings back the exterior dimensions of the classic MINI, but with an infusion of new ideas and design language. A look at the Rocketman from the front or rear reveals its narrow, lightweight wheels enclosed in carbon fibre in the interest of aerodynamics.
The unique 3+1 seater features three doors and measures 3.419 meters (approx. 11 ft. 3 in.) in length, adding just a few extra c...

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Green Bike By Allen Chester G. Zhang

Designer, Allen Chester G. Zhang, has designed a head turner racing cycle. This folding and easy to carry bike will be pleasure to ride. It has spoke less wheels and well designed and matched gears. The parts are of fluorescent copper zinc which adds to the beauty of the bike. An aesthetically designed work.

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Olympus TOUGH TG-810 ‘Indestructible' camera

Olympus obviously feels that some people who buy cameras are not very careful with them and so they have unveiled the world’s first crushproof camera The Tough TG-810.
Able to withstand 100kg of pressure, the Tough TG-810 is waterproof up to a depth of 10m, can handle a drop from a height of 2m and is also freeze proof, for all those trips to the Arctic Circle. The Tough TG-810 has a metal lens barrier, sliding double lock mechanism, has water repellent and scratch resistant double se...

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