FutureShack

Designed by Australian architect Sean Godsell, FutureShack is an experiment in emergency housing. Constructed from one ready-made twenty-two-foot-long shipping container, FutureShack is equipped with a minimum of industrial materials and is entirely self-contained, which enables multiple structures to be stacked and shipped to crisis sites. Maintained by solar power, FutureShack is ready for occupancy within twenty-four hours. A prototype of the FutureShack can be viewed …

LOOP Design

LOOP Design showed their latest and greatest at the annual Silver Spoon Hollywood Buffet– a benefit for the LA Youth Networks’ homeless teen shelter. Stars come to this buffet of product to shop for a cause. Nicole Ritchis, for example, grabbed the "You Rock" PVC Tote, pictured here. Led by the creative genius of China Young, LOOP is armed with only impeccable taste and a …

Designer Mobile Phone Screensavers Raise Money for AIDS

The Parisian mobile content company, See My SMS, in a fund raising effort for “Ensemble Contre le Sida” (United Against AIDS), has launched a collection of artworks to be downloaded onto cell phones. The images were created by many famous designers, including: Kenzo, John Galliano, Christian Lacroix, Paul Smith and many others. To participate, (European) mobile users simply type in the code assigned to the …