Weekly Web Round Up!


Our weekly round up of what our design friends on the web are reporting on.

Inhabitat gives us a look at the process of turning a retired 747 airplane into a modern Malibu home, a head-in-the-clouds idea dreamed up by architect David Hertz. Via Inhabitat
ArcSpace plays around in the “Fountain of Toys,” the new sculptural work by Los Angeles-based architect Greg Lynn at L.A.’s Hammer Museum. As the name implies, it’s a functioning fountain made out of large plastic found children’s toys. Via ArcSpace
ApartmentTherapy rounds up images of the best home bars, from hooch hidden in card catalog drawers to perfectly stocked cabinets that would make the pros swoon. Bottoms up! Via ApartmentTherapy
SFCurbed remembers architect, educator and theorist, William J. Mitchell, who died last week. The former professor of architecture and urban planning at UC Los Angeles was a visionary in the arenas of transportation, sustainability and livable cities. Via SFCurbed
DesignMilk can always be trusted to not only to show up at every important design festival/festival/fair around, but report back with great pictures and loads of gossip. This week: NeoCon in Chicago. Via DesignMilk

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