Weekly Web Round Up!


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

Artist, designer and garden activist Fritz Haeg is temporarily putting his Sundown Gardens and Residence up for rent beginning July 14th, compete with rooftop geodesic dome, terraced edible garden and subterranean cave (oh, and two friendly dogs). Via Fritz Haeg
Ten examples of creative repurposing, from a typewriter turned flower pot to step ladder reborn as art. Literally, from trash to treasure! Via Houzz
The Berkeley Art Museum finally gets a designer. This New York firm will design both the museum and Pacific Film Archive, set to completed by 2014. Via DesignBoom
This isn’t your mother’s book club. The first OHWOW Book Club opened its doors in a tiny 150 square-foot below-street-level-space in New York’s Greenwich Village. Via TheCoolHunter
This is truly a chair for today’s generation. Can’t make up your mind? Bored easily? Designed by Stefan Sagmeister, the Darwin chair for Droog is covered in 200 sheets of different-patterned paper. Via Dezeen

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