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centro abierto de actividades ciudadanas

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Some new work by Spanish architects ParedesPino Architects exploring the interesting relationship of scale of public spaces.

Its location close to the railway station of the AVE high speed train in Cordoba city can take advantage of this gap as a unique opportunity, giving the character and scale necessary to assume as a new focus of interest not only confined to the neighborhood, but as a magnet in conjunction with the city.We opted for a solution that allows a wide variety of uses. It offers a covered area, protected from the weather, which will house a temporary market two days a week and other activities at other times.It therefore poses a solution based on prefabricated circular elements that vary in height and diameter and arranged in a flexible manner to allow a similar vision of an urban forest of shadows. The parasols also solve the artificial lighting in the same item and allow drainage of water inside.

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August 31, 2010 at 10:22 pm

Posted in architecture

painted shoes

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Daniel Reese paints shoes with modern pop culture references, making them instant wearable art that looks so good! How can anyone not love the Mario shoe?

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August 31, 2010 at 7:51 pm

Posted in art, fashion, product

distorted identities

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Only the strongest logo can withstand a beating from AJ Dimarucot and his Distorted Identities experiment.

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August 30, 2010 at 3:08 pm

Posted in branding

googleimages:ants

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August 29, 2010 at 12:00 pm

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eddie borgo

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Simple, sleek and masculine jewellery from Eddie Borgo.

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August 28, 2010 at 10:37 am

Posted in fashion

foods that go well with each other

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Yummy looking food done in yummy looking illustration is just good for everyone.. all round! by Ampersand Food Groups

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August 27, 2010 at 5:46 pm

cardigan!

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Beautifully ethnic cardigan… spotted at the Sartorialist

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August 27, 2010 at 4:59 pm

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fan ho

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Sharp and brilliant, by Fan Ho

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August 27, 2010 at 10:18 am

Posted in photography

what the customer described

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One of those things you laugh at because its true. And then you become sad.. because its true..

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August 26, 2010 at 4:57 pm

Posted in fun

mikiya kobayashi

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Mikiya Kobayashi and her undulating pick-holder for Dreamy Person.

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August 26, 2010 at 4:24 pm

Posted in product

the palettenpavillon

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A great example of how the humblest material can often yield the most  amazing results, Matthias Loebermann‘s structure is made up of piled up shipping wooden pallets, ground anchors and tie rods.


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August 26, 2010 at 4:21 pm

Posted in architecture

vintage calculators

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Something about old technology that always seem to suggest romantic feelings. Old calculators and old buttons galore at Vintage Technology.

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August 26, 2010 at 9:57 am

Posted in product, retro

backward i read think engineers highway

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The folks at xkcd have done it again.

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August 25, 2010 at 1:42 pm

Posted in fun

messograf multi-pen

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It’s a thread measure. It’s a tread gauge. It’s a ruler, a caliper. Oh! And it writes! Buy one here.

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August 24, 2010 at 9:31 am

Posted in product

ice fishing shacks

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Awesome serene images of ice-fishing shacks by Scott Peterman, featured by Polar Inertia.

For the last few years I have worked on a project photographing ice fishing shacks in the lakes region of Maine. These shacks illustrate the primal elements of shelter, food, warmth and an ongoing battle against the caprices of nature. They are entirely utilitarian in their purpose, using lightweight windproof materials such as foam insulation sheet metal, plastic or wood, yet put together in surprisingly ingenious ways, appearing as crude minimalist sculpture.

The photographs are taken on milky days in rain, fog and snow, when the light is filtered and the range of color is extremely narrow. This makes the shacks appear all the more mysterious, as if they have been airlifted onto the scene, opening them up to secondary narratives beyond the strictly functional.

- Scott Peterman

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August 23, 2010 at 11:06 am

Posted in photography

eat green design

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Tribe Studio Architects created this little interesting “light fixture” for a temporary restaurant in Sydney. Reminds me of chinese incense, in a good way! via Contemporist

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August 23, 2010 at 10:53 am

Posted in interior

googleimages:pugh

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August 22, 2010 at 12:00 pm

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liquid pencil

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Who’s up for no more sharpening and no more broken leads? ME ME ME! via Sharpie Blog

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August 21, 2010 at 10:21 am

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wine & bar

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Designer Aurélien Barbry of Denmark has created a collection of cork wine-stoppers for design brand Normann Copenhagen. Is it only me wishing they were bar stools instead for me to sit on, while I sip wine? via Dezeen

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August 20, 2010 at 10:32 am

Posted in product

how to win rock-paper-scissors everytime

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Because you are such a competitive person. Do the Spock! Thought you’d like to know. via Flowing Data

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August 19, 2010 at 11:43 pm

bell jar beehive

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In an interesting experiment, this beekeeper decided to see what would happen if he put a glass jar over one of the holes in a beehive. The result is nothing less than… nightmare inducing… :S via slightlywarped.com


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August 19, 2010 at 11:29 pm

Posted in wtf!

bold. wall clocks.

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Reduced to its simplest form, the deliberately iconic looking Bold wall clock by Swedish design brand Hello Industry! Stuff that makes me smile out loud!

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August 19, 2010 at 4:58 pm

Posted in product

cuppa luck

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For the tea drinker slash bingo card addict. Scratch some designs on your cup! By Jo Westrop via Design Milk

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August 19, 2010 at 3:20 pm

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googleimages:smoke

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August 15, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Posted in google:images

mystery product no.4

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Answer after the jump.

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August 13, 2010 at 12:10 pm

Posted in mystery product

pop-up nyc

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Daisy Lew has killer skills and brilliant concepts.

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August 12, 2010 at 6:23 pm

Posted in art

typography is water and ice

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You Work for Them is one of my favouritest type foundries and for all things generally cool. Their experiments with type in water and in ice just further cements their coolness in my mind.

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August 12, 2010 at 9:14 am

Posted in typography

koi chair by jarrod lim

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Making its way round the blogs is a beautiful chair by Singaporean Jarrod Lim. Equal parts asian and cosmopolitan appeal, no wonder everyone loves it!

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August 12, 2010 at 12:22 am

Posted in furniture

twister fork

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A great little invention to solve life’s little inconveniences… by Damjan Stanković

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August 12, 2010 at 12:06 am

Posted in advertising

the three gorges dam

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The immense power of water. via The Guardian

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August 10, 2010 at 11:50 pm

Posted in photography

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