Soap Leaves: the process in which soap resin mixed according to a secret Thai formula is hand poured over a dried and cured lattice-like frame of real mango tree leaves to form individual soaps
If LA had a london style underground... here's my side of town. by the transit coalition
How many locks before your bike is secure? Fun image of bike lock art by random dude.
Twist sponges - are a unique and more green conscious sponge line... that even has a cut+build bird feeder on the interior of their packaging.
Hands on review of Reyka Vodka - pics, videos, the works... i think its my new favorite, and its made from glacial water and it's the first vodka distilled and bottled in Iceland and completely eco friendly.
Wii got hands on with the Wii Strap Ons... the Sports Pack and the Combat Pack, you won't believe how funny these are ~ from materials to logo to design details.
Broker's Gin - its the gin with the bowler hat! (how very Magritte?)
Coke buys Glaceau (makers of Vitamin Water, Smart Water, etc) ~ 4.1 Billion
Marc Owen's The Da Vinci Alarm Clock works on a very basic system. The Dot Matrix display will always show either Sleep or Awake.
The beetle shelf system by Amaridian at ICFF
Diesel's New Art 2007 Competition - win 10000 euros
The Break Up - video of the relationship between *advertiser and *consumer.... brilliantly hilarious.
Lo-Fi Saint Louis has a great video showing what went down at the Star Clipper Comics sponsored Munny Art show
SPUTTR - its so cliche web 2.0 (logo, styling, r-naming, colors, tapping in to every other web 2.0 searchable site) - i actually laughed, and thought it was a joke.
Where's My Jetpack? Love this book cover... not to mention the concept "A Guide to the Amazing Science Fiction Future that Never Arrived"
Skirball's Noah's Ark Exhibit opens end of June... 5 years in the making and filling 8,000 sq ft ~ this is going to be part of their permanent collection not to be missed!
The Danish were well represented at ICFF - check out the sheep, neckladle, light plumbing and more...
Czech design studio Qubus had an incredible series of perception twisting porcelain and glass pieces on display at ICFF.
Nick Tretiak's Cork Lounge Chair was one of my favorite pieces from ICFF - check out the ottoman!
Looks like Lucky Drink Co is bringing their green Buddha Bottled Beer to NYC.
Droog Starters Box - everything you need to get going in style.... ultimate housewarming gift? or for a high school grad for heading to college?
Swing is a great wine glass design from Gum Design - to help that swirling become an even more playful action.
I'm craving Nation Geographic ADVENTURE PAPER - stick it through your inkjet, and it is water and tear proof!
Gaia & Gino + Yves Behar + CCA students + Dogs = Gino the Dog line of luxury canine products unlike any other you've seen.
Eco friendly glow in the dark plastic lawn furniture from Douglas Homer - After Glow.
DESIGN BLOGFEST PICS! wish you were there... and if you were, thanks for coming!
Apparently SSD's Childhood Memories comprised of bugs and spinning tops ~ not much unlike myself.
Hydrodynamic Building Set - much better than those marble rolling tracks, etc... also shade elaine thinks we should hook one up to water plants
Overlooking the overused mispelling of bamboo... love that Tom Dixon and Artek have teamed up to create an incredibly beautiful sustainable series of Bamboo Furniture.
Casalinga does some gorgeous work with porcelain, including these butterfly necklaces.
Nice little post about the design inspiration of this awesome tiki soap on a rope... and people ripping it off!
Some Ecards: when you care enough to hit send.... this one and SO MANY more hilarious cards you didn't even know you needed.
NYMag claims Smeg is the Next Sub-zero ~ and i do love my sub zero, but there's something fun about the retro red fridge too
On events i'm excited about for NY - City Magazine's Gathering on Greene is pretty high up there... the streets will be lined with FLOR carpet tiles!
Moss Acres - fascinating to me that there is a store that you can buy moss - can you imaging lining your floor with it instead of carpet?
This guy had his mom cross stitch princess peach on his sleeve....
QUICK! VOTE! Please? We have till noon eastern time tomorrow to decide which design gets shown in the apt window during ICFF... i'm sure you know which i like
Hair Portraits ~ this one is of great thinkers... they even have one for star wars. by Mr. Bingo.
Where in the world are NOTCOT buttons? Send pics! Want some?
I admit i was totally premature on my first Wacom Bamboo post - must see all the different branding alterations they've done for the international launch of this tablet...
The Ryde says "California is for Dreamers". So true.
Because your wii zelda experience is not complete without a *real* sword and shield...
Wacom launches the Bamboo tablet for Japanese markets
Launching at ICFF is Mixko's atari candle holder!
Mixko Ice Cream lights ~ for a window display at Colette
Sad i missed Brooklyn designs ~ but on coat racks, d*s found this one by Brave Space, and its actually made form leftovers of the chair... (would this snag?)