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bar art

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Smart. Very very smart. via Visual Culture

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May 31, 2010 at 2:42 pm

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how to transform your hoodie into a computer sleeve

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brilliant!

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May 31, 2010 at 10:19 am

Posted in fashion, product

crackdown in bangkok

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I find it incredibly painful to reconcile these pictures of Bangkok with the one I fell in love with… via The Big Picture

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May 30, 2010 at 2:37 am

Posted in badbadbad, photography

hickory, steel, & sex appeal

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The Pocket Axe, in many beautiful colours.

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May 30, 2010 at 2:29 am

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alpa of switzerland

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Stunning camera by Swiss studio Estragon for Swiss camera manufacturer ALPA.

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May 29, 2010 at 1:24 am

Posted in photography, product

recycled wine bottle torch

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This DIY project over at design*sponge caught my eye. What a ‘bright’ idea! *nudge nudge*

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May 29, 2010 at 1:01 am

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today is gonna be my greatest day

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May 27, 2010 at 12:56 pm

Posted in love!, photography

throx

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For those times when you have three feet, or lose one sock, or the special occasions when you want to see a really bad website. Throx has it all!

Written by bjornyeo

May 27, 2010 at 10:58 am

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twisted colours

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Twisted colours twisted again. via Jak & Jil Blog

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May 26, 2010 at 12:04 am

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lego iphone fun

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Written by Design With Thought

May 24, 2010 at 1:09 pm

Posted in fun

pantone hotel

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Part of the Pantone Universe Campaign, Pantone has decided to start being hoteliers and got Michel Penneman and Oliver Hannaert to design “the hotel of colors… showcases the color of emotion with a distinctive hue on each colorous guest floor.” My one questions… is colorous a real word or just made up marketing speak?

Written by bjornyeo

May 22, 2010 at 11:54 pm

Posted in architecture, interior

gary baseman

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The artist behind my favourite game of all time, Cranium, has amazing depth in his illustrations, and as far as I can see, a cult following. His work is often subversive, but never outright gross. If I had a list of my favourite artists, Baseman will be right on top! Below’s some of his work from his Hide & Seek collection.

Written by bjornyeo

May 22, 2010 at 11:45 pm

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the cervo chair

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A single piece of wood, cut, curved and bent into a beautiful chair. Slightly Geiger like to me, but that’s no bad thing! via Contemporist

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May 22, 2010 at 11:37 pm

Posted in furniture

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don’t use that tone with me

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Written by Design With Thought

May 21, 2010 at 7:16 pm

Posted in fun, graphic

cornerstones of new york

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The romantic Corner Stones of New York, done with beautiful, often cheeky photography. A site to go visit and absorb it all.

Written by bjornyeo

May 21, 2010 at 10:12 am

Posted in photography, typography

black & decker #lp1000 alligator lopper 4.5 amp electric chain saw

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Nothing says “I AM A MAN” like a Black & Decker #LP1000 Alligator Lopper 4.5 amp Electric Chain Saw. There. Now go into a corner to pound your chest.

Written by bjornyeo

May 21, 2010 at 9:54 am

Posted in product

nike – write the future

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Nobody does Grandeur, and Hold-your-breaths, and Smile-to-yourselfs as well as Nike. What a beautiful ad.

Written by bjornyeo

May 21, 2010 at 7:05 am

Posted in advertising, video

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if you can read this i will lick you

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laughing out loud… buy it here!

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May 20, 2010 at 3:47 pm

Posted in love!, weeeee!

wenlock and mandeville

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The London Olympics mascots has been announced! What only two?! I feel shortchanged! So what are they suppose to be?

“The two characters are based on blobs of steel used to make the girders for the Olympic stadium, and feature headlights derived from the hire light on London taxis.” No.. really….

Written by bjornyeo

May 20, 2010 at 3:33 pm

Posted in branding, design

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migy

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Bright, fun and colourful illustrations from Migy, whom I am quite sure did the Cranium illustrations as well. Which, by the way, if you have not played… is the best game ever!

*UPDATE* Turns out I was wrong about the Cranium part, not the part about it being the best game ever, but that the delicious illustrations were done by Gary Baseman, a hugely talented illustrator/artist whose works I have always admired but never knew the name to. Thank you Migy for your mail. I now know the folly of my mistake, which only means I have one more artist to admire and fawn over.

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May 19, 2010 at 12:13 pm

Posted in illustration

fazer vilpuri

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Absolutely adorable! The food must be so good the packaging’s eating it up right? via The Dieline

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May 19, 2010 at 12:09 pm

Posted in packaging

colour on my pants

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Those pants are to die for… !! via The Sartorialist

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May 18, 2010 at 6:51 am

Posted in fashion

colourful edge

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Happy colours! by Pentagram

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May 17, 2010 at 6:48 pm

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word! intergalactic

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May 17, 2010 at 2:30 pm

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erik schedin tote bag

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Beautiful tote bag with a nautical  theme. by Erik Shedin via Selectism

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May 17, 2010 at 11:43 am

Posted in product

movies with just 2.9cm depth

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Brilliant, simple, to the point. Made me smile. via Ads of the World

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May 17, 2010 at 11:04 am

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i’m a free bitch baby

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Capitalizing on Lady Gaga’s most famous line.. anything famous should go on a tshirt. :)

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May 13, 2010 at 10:41 pm

Posted in fashion

x-ray cupboards

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By simply installing lights into the back of cupboards, Jean Nouvel manages to transform the notion of cupboards being used to hide things away, into one that makes a of feature of the mess behind the doors.

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May 13, 2010 at 3:59 pm

Posted in interior

the swearwords most frequently recorded in public

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#!@*#!#@@!!!! via clusterflock

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May 13, 2010 at 10:14 am

Posted in design, graphic

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anon – every story has a diamond

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“ANON was specifically created to challenge and stand out in a very tired and clichéd premium diamond jewellery market founded on the “diamonds are forever” sentiment.

Pearlfisher’s approach was to confront this sentiment and turn it on his head by focusing on the person, moment or occasion rather than on the diamond. ANON references unknown authors of love, poetry and folktales  its understated and ambiguous nature allows the brand to take a step back, putting the consumer in the spotlight. This is reflected in the new strapline: ‘every story has a diamond’.

The ANON identity is a simple triangle, echoing an ‘A’ shape, and representing the facets of a perfect diamond/ perfect balance of life. Each of the two bespoke packaging boxes comes wrapped in an ‘origami’ style outer, which then reveals a box with a triangular shaped key inset into the lid. Removing this key and inserting it into the lock springs open the box to reveal the jewellery.”

Written by bjornyeo

May 13, 2010 at 9:56 am

Posted in packaging

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