I rarely want to get out of bed as it is, but man, if I got my hands on this thing it would be a wrap. Check this out, Think Future Design has loaded this canopy with blinds, a pressure-balance bedding system, a state-of-the-art sound system, reading lights, a built-in PC, a gaming and entertainment console, and a home theatre screen that slides down at the foot of the bed. If you’re not sold, then I have no idea what else to say except look at the pictures.
AirBNB just moved their 200 employees into a new office building located in San Francisco. The 1,200 square foot revamped industrial building is the product of the Gensler design firm. Many of the offices are actually replicas of actual rooms that can be rented through AirBNB. The most impressive feature of headquarters may be the 1,200 foot green wall located in foyer.
Mercedes Benz just opened a new Research & Development center in Silicon Valley. The luxurious office space is where the companies greatest minds come together to create the cars we dream about. The building’s open floors plan encourages collaboration and breeds creativity. But the office isn’t just for working – it also features game rooms, a kitchen, and a rooftop terrace for employs to enjoy. Check it out.
The underwater room at Manta Resort is located off the coast of East Africa. It’s more like a private floating condo that is partially submerged in the Indian Ocean. The room has two stories with a living area/dining room on the first floor and a submerged room below that. There is also a rooftop terrace if you feel like getting your tan on. The bottom room is completely surrounded by water which makes for amazing views. The underwater room will cost you around $1,000 a night but it’s sure to be a once in a lifetime experience.
Apple has some big plans for their new headquarters that they plan to have built by 2016. Right now these are just renderings, but it gives you a pretty good idea of what they’re going for. It’s almost like they’re building their own little secluded society, which is kind of cool.