Getting Some Headspace

**”Digital nomad” is a misleading term since all we do is sit.** Like many pixel-pushers, a huge portion of **my day is spent sedentary, in a state distended from my body.** Parked in front of a computer, channeling thoughts through a keyboard, **I’m rarely aware…

Vending Machines of the Future

No trip to Japan would be complete without a report about their **vending machines from the future.** A few years back, when I traveled to Japan for the first time, friends put me on scouting missions: >”Find the [robotic vending machine](https://secure.flickr.com/photos/sanchome/525890022/) that follows you around…

Fab Cafe: Lattes and Lasers

Our trip to Japan revealed [many treasures](http://www.thewavingcat.com/category/travel/), but one I’m still glowing about is the **[Fab Cafe](http://www.fabcafe.com/blog/)** in Shibuya, opened by a friend and colleague, Chiaki Hayashi and her design company [Loftwork](http://www.loftwork.com/). The theme is **lattes and lasers.** Their signature drink is a marshmallow man…

Democratic Transport

>A bikeway is a symbol that shows that a citizen on a $30 bicycle is equally important as a citizen on a $30,000 car. — [Enrique Peñalosa](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enrique_Pe%C3%B1alosa), former Mayor of Bogata [Urbanized](http://urbanizedfilm.com/) is a documentary by Gary Hustwit about the future of designing cities. A…

The Y-Table

The Y-Table is built for mobile collaboration. The three long slabs connect in the middle, providing maximum workspace and a collapsible structure. Note the blackboard slot for easy signage and doodling. The table was designed by The Anxious Prop for the MakerLab in Milan. P1070271…