GSD Group partnered with world famous architecture firm Gensler to unveil their video game-inspired Atari Hotels with the first two hotels opening in Las Vegas. These resorts will blend the past, present, and future of video games as well as entertainment for a destination that offers guests a one-of-a-kind hospitality experience. Guests can enjoy the latest video games, immersive entertainment, browse exclusive Atari Hotels merchandise, and coolest of all, play in retro-style gaming arcades. Read more for a video news report, additional pictures and information.
Created by Italian architect Fabio Vinella in collaboration with furniture company Hi-Interiors, the HiBed is a smart bed unlike any other that you’ve seen. Not only does it come equipped with a 4K projector and 70-inch theater screen, but also an integrated sound system as well as invisible speakers. For added convenience, there’s dimmable lighting, an adjustable base, motorized blackout curtains, voice control and the most important part, a functional WiFi connection. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Pizza Hut partnered with Ogilvy to launch a limited-edition pizza box that doubles as a functional foosball table. It was created to celebrate the start of the Europa League on October 22nd, and as you might have already guessed, most people will not be able to get their hands on these, since just five of them are available. To get your chance at winning one, you’ll have to download the Pizza Hut app, join the 12th Player Club, and then leave a comment on the company’s Facebook page. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Photo credit: Daniel Gombo via Car Scoops
What’s so special about Pininfarina? Well, for those who aren’t auto enthusiasts, they are basically an Italian car design firm and coachbuilder that have designed vehicles for Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Peugeot, Fiat, GM, Lancia, Maserati as well as for emerging companies in the Asian market with Chinese manufactures like AviChina, Chery, Changfeng, Brilliance, JAC and VinFast. They’ve also designed some of the most beautiful high-speed trains, buses, trams, rolling stocks, automated light rail cars, people movers, yachts, airplanes, and private jets. Read more for additional pictures of what a Pininfarina eSUV could look like.
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Aston Martin collaborated with S3 Architecture to design the British luxury car manufacturer’s first private residential estate in New York’s Hudson Valley, Sylvan Rock. Located on a large 55-acre wooded plot, located just two hours from Manhattan, the massive compound combines health and wellness, multi-functional “pods” and sustainability with the true luxury of space, privacy, as well as self-contained living. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Photo credit: Tanner Van De Veer
The electric Harley Davidson LiveWire motorcycle was most certainly not a roaring success, especially since it retailed for nearly $30K. Industrial designer Tanner Van De Veer figures that it just did not stand out enough, and that’s why he came up with the Harley Davidson Revival. Rather than a standard battery pack, this one has swappable packs, thus cutting recharging time down to zero. Read more for additional pictures and information.
This is not an early April Fools’ Day joke, the California mansion made famous by the external shots featured in the 1990-1996 sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is being listed on Airbnb by star Will Smith. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the sitcom, a few lucky guests will be able to book one of five available nights at the “Freshest Los Angeles Mansion Around” and get to spend a night in a wing of the home that has been decked out in the famous 1990s style favored by Smith’s character. Read more for a house tour, additional pictures and information.
The Finnish-designed Origo Steering Wheel may look strange, but it was created like this to keep drivers’ hands on the wheel at all times. Featuring tactile, three-dimensional touch surfaces on the steering wheel that can be connected to various smart controls in the vehicle, thus enabling quick access to the most important functions, such as adjusting climate settings, using turn signals, setting navigation, and more. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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There was a leaked screenshot of what the Apple Face Mask looks like, but this weekend, an employee got their hands on it and uploaded some unboxing images. Just to recap, these Apple-designed mask are being handed out to both corporate and retail employees amid the coronaovirs pandemic at no cost to them. It has three layers designed to filter incoming and outgoing particles, while also being washable for reuse up to five times. Read more for additional pictures.
Apple Marina Bay Sands has opened to the public and it’s the Apple Store to sit directly on the water. The floating sphere is entirely surrounded by water and provides uninterrupted 360-degree panoramic views of the city as well as its breathtaking skyline. This all-glass dome structure is fully self-supported and consists of 114 pieces of glass with only 10 narrow vertical mullions for structural connection. Read more for a look inside, additional pictures and information.