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buildings made of sky

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What a beautiful and poetic discovery, and what a stunning execution! by Peter Wegner

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November 30, 2010 at 7:23 pm

Posted in art, photography

dopludό collective

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Dopludό has an identity that changes and morphs and is just plain design fun!

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November 30, 2010 at 3:53 pm

Posted in design, graphic, product

cut and paste chair

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The Cut & Paste chair by Icelandic furniture designer Sigurdur Gustafsson is an interesting idea, mashing up four different chairs to form a new one. Comfort is in question of course, but whats comfort if you can look chic and fashionable? via dornob

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November 30, 2010 at 1:34 pm

Posted in art, furniture

facebook and twitter shoes

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Although just a mock-up for now, the scary thing is this seems perfectly possible in the near future. A shoe that twits for you? Location and all? Trembles…. via Gizmodo

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November 29, 2010 at 3:31 pm

Posted in branding, product

søndervangskolen

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Ivan Hvam Hvam has some great, wide ranging work on his site, from restaurants to eyewear. The one that caught my eye was the one for Søndervangskolen, a school in the Netherlands that has apparently suffered from bad reputation that caused a rapid decline in enrollment numbers. The resulting solution is fun, young and exciting, and is a great example showing how design and communication is integral for any business, even more so in education. Plus the logo on the ballon is simple adorable!

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November 28, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Posted in branding, design, graphic

richard wilkinson

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Richard Wilkinson has amazing skills in photoshop, rendering lifelike birds for a magazine spread. What’s more amazing is that he generously captured his process in an animated GIF for some unadulterated coolness. (The GIFs are huge so may take a while to load, but completely worth your time. I promise.)

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November 27, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Posted in animation, art

taxing art

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An interesting take on taxes and the government. Design studio Beta Tank have designed a chair with moving panels that transform it from a functional object (on which tax is payable at 19%) to an art object (tax payable at 7%). By deliberately creating an object that is purposefully unusable, the object avoids the high tax rate. via Dezeen

 

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November 26, 2010 at 4:40 pm

Posted in art, furniture

simon duhamel’s thermoplastic

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Simon Duhamel has an amazing series of photographs, where he perfectly lit a series of bubble packing infront of bright primary coloured background to amazing results.

Written by bjornyeo

November 26, 2010 at 12:28 am

Posted in art, photography

frammenti by silvia zotta

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Silvia Zotta created a wall full of colourful candy-like ceramic installations, showering down on its viewers. Although it reminds me too much of the now defunct Fortis logo, this is still extremely beautiful and perfectly executed.

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November 25, 2010 at 11:40 am

Posted in art

usher hall

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What a stunning way to light up a spiral staircase! speirs + major eschewed the usual and expected chandelier and instead went with a modern “lighting shaft” that uses fluorescent tubes to great effect. via designboom

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November 24, 2010 at 11:17 pm

Posted in architecture, interior

lola wood light

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A beautiful lamp made from American Oak veneer. Perfect for any home, modern or rustic, now on sale via CoolHunter.

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November 24, 2010 at 1:04 pm

Posted in furniture

jeff koons for kiehls

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His work broke records at auction houses, and  has graced countless products, including a fierce looking BMW. Now Jeff Koons is partnering my favourite apothecary Kiehls in the latest interpretation of the Creme de Corps. A great happy colourful gift just in time for Christmas! via The Luxist.

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November 24, 2010 at 11:16 am

Posted in art, packaging

the coiling collection

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Raw Edges Studio has done some rather interesting seating and rugs, The Coiling Collection, now on display at the FAT Galerie in Paris. This is fun, colourful and right up my alley!

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November 23, 2010 at 5:50 pm

Posted in furniture

shot in the pint drinking glasses, set of 2

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A shot or a pint? Choose your poison. Buy it at homewetbar.com

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November 22, 2010 at 4:17 pm

Posted in product

20 things i’ve learnt about the web

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Once in a while, something comes along that is infinitely useful, perfectly executed, and makes me smile. This project is one of them. A MUST read for anyone or everyone who is using the internet.

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November 22, 2010 at 1:34 pm

friend poster

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Ever wished you could have the mugs of your facebook friends plaster your wall, even when the computer’s not on? Now you can! Social Printshop prints a grid of your friend’s profile images into a long archival-paper poster. For the facebook addict in you.

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November 22, 2010 at 10:48 am

Posted in design, fun

autum straight jacket

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Simple in it’s execution, Autum’s latest product for Apple devices is simple quality leather and suede stitched and delivered.

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November 19, 2010 at 2:44 pm

Posted in product, technology

abhominal

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Jason Hopkins envisions a perfect human form, based on geometric shapes and organic curves. The resulting images are scarily familiar, but hauntingly alien and seriously scary.

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November 19, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Posted in art

fred

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Fred has consistently some of the most fun products on the market, and their new range does not disappoint! A soda pull-tab inspired bottlecap opener? Perfect for Christmas!

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November 18, 2010 at 2:00 pm

Posted in product

for use/numen’s packing tape web

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Viennese/Croatian design collective Numen / For Use has created a web cocoon only out of packing tape, all 117,000 feet and 100 pounds of it. Drawing inspiration from a dancer’s movement across the space, the resulting web is strong enough to support visitors climbing into and all over it. via Fast Company

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November 18, 2010 at 11:00 am

Posted in art, interior

guimarães jazz 2010

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Graphic fun and colour explosion perfectly capturing the spirit of a Jazz festival, by Atelier Martino&Jaña

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November 17, 2010 at 11:34 pm

when i die…

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… my tombstone should look like this. via Creative Review

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November 17, 2010 at 9:35 am

Posted in love!, typography

shut your mouth men’s sweatshirt

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This is perfect for anyone whose wardrobe is filled with only black and grey clothing. Come on.. you know you want to. By Lazy Oaf.

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November 16, 2010 at 9:44 pm

Posted in fashion, fun

raymond lemstra

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I love these delicate drawings of adorable monsters by Raymond Lemstra.

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November 16, 2010 at 4:14 pm

Posted in illustration

eva solo pizza cutter

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If there is any word I would never ever use on a pizza cutter, it will be sexy. But.. here it is. A seriously sexy pizza cutter, from Danish product company eva solo.

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November 16, 2010 at 12:23 pm

Posted in product

wonderland font

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Wonderland is a beautiful and fun hand-drawn font by Eve Duhamel, created with felt tip pen for Fontself.

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November 16, 2010 at 12:18 pm

Posted in typography

fat monkey

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Florentijn Hofman’s Fat Monkey made entirely out of flipflops!

Fat Monkey (Macaco Gordo)
Sao Paulo 2010
5 x 4 x 15 meters
Inflatable and flip flops

The Fat Monkey is a site specific work which was created out of the question from the Pixelshow to make a sculpture during their conference in 2010. Made with the help of local students and made from the brazilian icon; the flip flop which obviously works as one of the 10.000 pixels. The fat monkey is a work in the series Obeastitas.

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Written by bjornyeo

November 15, 2010 at 3:10 pm

Posted in art, fun

dan holdsworth

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Dan Holdsworth uses long, sometimes super long exposures to capture the amazing light that bathes his surreal landscape, resulting in a otherworldly, super-abstracted reality.

Written by bjornyeo

November 15, 2010 at 10:50 am

Posted in photography

the mangas collection

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I cannot get over how amazing the colours look in these long, beautiful new rugs by Patricia Urquiola for Gandia Blasco. via Contemporist

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November 15, 2010 at 12:45 am

Posted in furniture, product

bednij

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Beautiful black and white collages from bednij.

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November 12, 2010 at 6:14 pm

Posted in art, photography

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