Vanishing Fixtures, Furniture is Minimalism to the Max

Design News 09.13.12

Light switches that blend into the wall, cabinets without hardware, beds that recess into the ceiling: all things are possible when it comes to streamlining spaces. The New York Times reports on the innovations that make it possible to hide just about anything. A "vanishing" TV that looks like a mirror may just solve a lot of marital disputes.

In other news, shoes with GPS will find your way home, and there's a phone game that funds microloans. See the headlines after the jump.

The Cult of Disappearing Design | The New York Times
Dominic Wilcox Unveils GPS Shoe That Guides You Home From Anywhere in the World | Inhabitat
Seeds: A Microlending Game Where Farmville Meets Kiva | Co.Exist

(Image: Séura via The New York Times)