The Swimming Pool Oasis

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Situated deep in the Mojave desert, Austrian artist Alfredo Barsuglia has installed a contemporary take on an oasis, a piece titled the “Social Pool.” It’s a swimming pool of crystal clear water, as well as cleaning supplies so that those who manage to find it and use it can leave it pristine. In order to get to the pool, you’ll need map details and coordinates …

Fab Launches New Furniture Brand

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The latest in a seemingly never-ending adjustment in strategy by the online retailer, Fab recently acquired two-year-old Scandinavian design brand One Nordic, and subsequently rolled out Hem, a new furniture venture. This September, Hem will launch in 30 countries with 300 exclusive products to be available online and through three brick-and-mortar showrooms in Germany.

Electric Art Objects

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Believing one’s art and surroundings should reflect their current state of mind and mood, designer Jake Levine recently launched Electric Objects on Kickstarter. The high-definition screen and integrated computer hangs on your wall, blending in with other framed artwork while bringing real-time art updates from galleries and museums around the world—via the internet—to your environment.