What amazes me about Safe House—a Polish home designed by Kwl Promes Architects—is that it manages to be a beautiful family residence while offering a security level probably comparable to the White House's situation room. It borders paranoia.
This is KWKPromes' Safe House, a palatial modern home that transforms into a doorless monolith. It's perfect for keeping up with the Jones (and keeping out the Jones when they try to steal your kerosene and Labrador to fricassée).
Industrial designer John Moriarty has come up with the Cocoon, a portable hanging emergency shelter that you sling from a tree and sit in, should you get into difficulties in the great outdoors. It'll keep you warm and dry, not to mention turn you into a laughing-stock when the park ranger eventually finds you,…