Most museums do everything possible to keep art forgeries out of their galleries. But for Doug Fishbone's project Made in China, London's Dulwich Picture Gallery is hiding a fake of an old master amongst the real stuff, and seeing if you can spot it. It will hang from February 3 to July 26.
Is your radiator heat either sweltering or frigid? Heat Flow is a project created by three students from School of Visual Art's Products of Design program that uses a cardboard frame and a series of fans to disperse heat throughout your space. Still in development, it's said to heat a room faster and make it more comfortable.
4moms, a maker of high-tech baby gear, announced the first-ever app-controlled infant seat last month. Dubbed mamaRoo, the Bluetooth-enabled seat allows parents to control its motions, speeds and sounds directly from an iOS or Android device.
With coastal cities in danger from rising sea levels, one Japanese company has a creative solution for housing displaced citizens. The Ocean Spiral, a futuristic concept for a self-sufficient city designed to float in the middle of the ocean, uses the sea to run infrastructure that could support 5,000 people.
Have a budding ornithologist in the family? LEGO's latest kit is of three birds. The hummingbird, robin, and blue jay were chosen from LEGO Ideas, a crowdsourcing platform where over 10,000 people voted on the winged creatures to get the brick treatment.
Macy's announced this week that a discount chain may be in the retailer's future, in the vein of Nordstrom Rack and Saks Off Fifth. Macy's competitors have been aggressively building their outlet brands, with Rack stores tripling in the last five years.
Yesterday, JC Penney announced it would be closing 40 stores across the country. Nearly 4 percent of the 1,060 Penney U.S. stores, the closures will affect about 2,250 employees, according to spokesman Joey Thomas. Most will shutter around April 4.
Luxury intimates brand La Perla is now creating dressing for your bed. The lingerie company has teamed up with textile manufacturer Fazzini to launch a line of made in Italy bed linens. The collection will debut later this month at Maison & Objet in Paris.
Two of our fave brands are coming together for a collection that is sure to banish the winter blues. West Elm + Kate Spade Saturday includes the fashion brand's cheerful large scale prints and happy color combos on furniture and textiles, as well as lighting and other décor.