Antares: Photovoltaic Charging Station Designed by Pininfarina for Metalco


Pininfarina introduced Antares, a photovoltaic charging station for Metalco, during the MoTechEco of Rome, the Sustainable Mobility Show hosted on the premises of Rome’s Environment Department. Equipped with a tree to hold the electric car charge point, the Antares station is being exhibited along with the Nido EV, a working electric prototype entirely designed and built by Pininfarina.

via Antares: Photovoltaic Charging Station Designed by Pininfarina for Metalco.

Party by Rotganzen


Party by Rotganzen | Design Milk.

Rotganzen is a Rotterdam based artist collective formed by Robin Stam, Joeri Horstink and Mark van Wijk. They’ve created a party tent, appropriately named Party.

The party is over and a party tent, with partially tilted legs, has been left behind. This exact image is captured and stylized in Party, a series of objects made out of steel. Something that was once fragile has now become solid. By stylizing and adding bright colors a new form is created, while the origins remain visible.

Party is a personal translation by Rotganzen, it represents the ambivalence that appears at typically Dutch backyard parties. On the one hand there is joy and festivity, on the other superficiality and emptiness
Read more at Design Milk: http://design-milk.com/party-by-rotganzen/#ixzz1K53wpzKw