Design and Inspiration

Archive for April, 2009

Painting Private Gardens Green

Painting Grass Green

As water becomes more and more scarce, an amazing niche has appeared and quickly been filled: grass painting.

It might sound ridiculous but there are actually businesses that paint grass professionally.

The idea of the green lawn, it would seem, really is tied into many Americans’ dreams of the single family house with its picket fences.


Coca-Cola Vending Machine Accept Payment via Mobile Phone.

By the end of year 2008, Coca-Cola will equip its 200,000 vending machine to accept payment via mobile phone in Japan. Coca-Cola in Japan said that by the end of 2008 all its vending machine will accept Felicia, contact less credit cards on mobile phones developed by cellular industry leader NTT DoCoMo and electronics giant Sony. With this system, you will able to buy any soft drink, coffee, tea or fruit drink in Coca-Cola machines in Japan by holding up a mobile to the machine, with the cost of the refreshment going on a monthly phone bill. Felicia cards are increasingly accepted as payment in stores and public transportation in Japan.

[via fareastgizmo]

Wristband Flash Drive

Combining fasion and technology, Imation bring you the Wristband Drives. It is a USB-powered flash drives in the form of a wearable charity bracelet. Capacity comes in 32MB to 1GB and there are plenty of colors to choose from. The 256MB version will retail for $34.99.

[via Ubergizmo]