“Another brick in the wall” shelves are a modern take on traditional stone bookshelves

March 1, 2016 by  
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Inspired by the traditional shelves in the stone homes of his childhood in Yugoslavia, Zdravko Barisic decided to create modular shelves that challenge the notion of the traditional, linear bookshelf .  Called “Another brick in the wall,” the design is a composition of 7 reclaimed steel modules that can be adjusted on the wall as desired, creating an alternative to the strictness of classic bookshelves. The rust finish on the shelf, combined with the free-form arrangement, calls to mind the ancient bricks of historic villas. The design was featured at Maison et Objet 2016 in Paris and can be purchased through Mabele. + Mabele The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link. Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!

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Google’s driverless car causes an accident for the first time

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This week, one of Google’s autonomous vehicles was involved in a minor fender-bender when the car backed into the side of a passing bus. While the self-driving cars have been involved in traffic accidents before , the company has always maintained that the crashes were caused by human drivers sharing the road with the vehicles. In this case, Google is accepting “partial responsibility” for the accident – a first for the company – and is working on changing its software to avoid such incidents in the future. Read the rest of Google’s driverless car causes an accident for the first time

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