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VONDOM is a leading company of avant-garde outdoor furniture, pots, planters, lamps, and rugs for modern indoor & outdoor commercial spaces. VONDOM has worked with renowned international designers and architects like Fabio Novembre, Stefano Giovannoni, Eugeni Quitllet, Ora Ïto, Ross Lovegrove, Karim Rashid, Javier Mariscal, and others. Ramón Esteve is the co-owner and artistic director. Go to Molecule’s online store to find Vondom’s products.

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Eyes on Mars: Humanity’s Venture in Conquering Space

Eyes on Mars: Humanity’s Venture in Conquering Space

Apollo 11's Buzz Aldrin has already said it: humans should be on Mars. It could be a stone shot in empty space—a far-flung daydream. Or it could be a vision of the future, one that will give earth-dwellers an alternative before the planet succumbs to a crippling disease brought about by climate change. What was once seen in the pages of science fiction now becomes a foreboding reality. A rover...

Smaller is Smarter: The Rise of Micro Hotels

Smaller is Smarter: The Rise of Micro Hotels

In 2017, the interior design team at Scott Carver launched Fifteen, a 15sqm micro hotel concept decked out with a bed, a view, a glass-encased bath and a closet. What it lacked in floor space, it made up for brilliance: a desk conveniently folds back into the wall when unused, allowing the user to sit on the upholstered ottoman set beside—unexpectedly—a bar counter. When needed, the table extends back, outfitted...

Out of this World – Santa Fe Institute launches an Interplanetary Project with Galactic Ambitions

Out of this World – Santa Fe Institute launches an Interplanetary Project with Galactic Ambitions

Re-posted from The Santa Fe Reporter, July 12, 2017, by Julia Goldberg Science fiction lovers will probably recognize the galactic tribunal trope from any number of graphic novels, books or films. Santa Fe Institute President David Krakauer introduces the notion of cosmic judges rendering decrees on humanity as part of a thought experiment: “I’m so interested in the question, ‘What can we be proud of?’” Krakauer says during an interview in...

Japan’s capsule hotels now coffin-sized homes

Japan’s capsule hotels now coffin-sized homes

January 07, 2010|By Kyung Lah, CNN Satoshi Miura crawled into his rented room, dropping his bag in the corner. It didn't take long to get settled -- home tonight is a capsule. The rooms are boxes in this capsule hotel about the size of a coffin. But no matter, says 45-year-old Miura. He's only there to sleep before looking for work. For Miura, it has everything he needs for the...

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