Here's a roundup of some fun gift ideas that have been popping up on NOTCOT.org!

FEATUREDHere's a roundup of some fun gift ideas that have been popping up on NOTCOT.org!

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Work of French illustator Adolie Day.

Work of French illustator Adolie Day.

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A project from Polaroid and Moleskine, where you will be able to post your journals filled with Polaroid Pogo prints. POGOLAB.net

A project from Polaroid and Moleskine, where you will be able to post your journals filled with Polaroid Pogo prints. POGOLAB.net

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Damien Lopez has two awesome diagrams of the Evolution of Game Controllers ~ one on the console standards and one on portable systems

Damien Lopez has two awesome diagrams of the Evolution of Game Controllers ~ one on the console standards and one on portable systems

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New addition to the NOTCOT Holiday Coupon Book! Scott over at ISO50 has generously offered you 30% off at his store of gorgeous posters, shirts, and music! Use the code NOTCOT08 (not combinable with other offers)

New addition to the NOTCOT Holiday Coupon Book! Scott over at ISO50 has generously offered you 30% off at his store of gorgeous posters, shirts, and music! Use the code NOTCOT08 (not combinable with other offers)

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2008 Iconique Societas Award for the 'Excellence in Fashion Illustration Award' went to Choon Fai Yip of Singapore for his entry 'Awakening of the Puppresses'.

2008 Iconique Societas Award for the 'Excellence in Fashion Illustration Award' went to Choon Fai Yip of Singapore for his entry 'Awakening of the Puppresses'.

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Brian's Tropicals shows you how to make the most incredibly mossy terrariums for tropical tree frogs! His basement setups for frogs an fish are mind boggling

Brian's Tropicals shows you how to make the most incredibly mossy terrariums for tropical tree frogs! His basement setups for frogs an fish are mind boggling

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NOTCOT Holiday Giveaway #28: Matthew Rolston's beautyLIGHT ~ a gorgeous coffee table book featuring the celebrity + fashion photography of Rolston ~ who is considered Warhol's protégé!

FEATUREDNOTCOT Holiday Giveaway #28: Matthew Rolston's beautyLIGHT ~ a gorgeous coffee table book featuring the celebrity + fashion photography of Rolston ~ who is considered Warhol's protégé!

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The National Geographic store has arrived upon the shores of Singapore, second only to London, whose store opened 3 weeks ago. Read what visitors have to say.

The National Geographic store has arrived upon the shores of Singapore, second only to London, whose store opened 3 weeks ago. Read what visitors have to say.

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Go back to the 70's with drip candles redesigned by the Woodstock Candle Company. The corners of the candle turn into spires that bend and curl in a most unique way. Day-Glo and Blacklight reactive colors.

Go back to the 70's with drip candles redesigned by the Woodstock Candle Company. The corners of the candle turn into spires that bend and curl in a most unique way. Day-Glo and Blacklight reactive colors.

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Wonderful character-based vector work by 27-year-old German artist Aros.

Wonderful character-based vector work by 27-year-old German artist Aros.

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"The Vagabond" is one of three new designs from Braithwaite Wallets. It is even designed to hold a moleskin journal! This will be ideal for my S. America trip next year.

"The Vagabond" is one of three new designs from Braithwaite Wallets. It is even designed to hold a moleskin journal! This will be ideal for my S. America trip next year.

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Path Responsive Ornamentation : Waterjet Cut Copper Jewelry

Path Responsive Ornamentation : Waterjet Cut Copper Jewelry

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The Tag Tree Project. 100's of tags sent across the world. 200 artists. Customize. 1 tree to hang. Flickr Group. Organized by MyDogSighs a UK based street artist.

The Tag Tree Project. 100's of tags sent across the world. 200 artists. Customize. 1 tree to hang. Flickr Group. Organized by MyDogSighs a UK based street artist.

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Gorgeous photography by Germany's Florian Maier-Aichen.

Gorgeous photography by Germany's Florian Maier-Aichen.

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London's V&A Museum presents Cold War Modern, the first exhibition to explore international developments in modern art, design, architecture and film in the context of the Cold War.

London's V&A Museum presents Cold War Modern, the first exhibition to explore international developments in modern art, design, architecture and film in the context of the Cold War.

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Link's lifesized hat/hair in papercraft pretty much blew my mind when i first saw it ~

Link's lifesized hat/hair in papercraft pretty much blew my mind when i first saw it ~

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Mimosa or, PANTONE® 14-0848 - the colour of 2009?

Mimosa or, PANTONE® 14-0848 - the colour of 2009?

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From the awesome Robert Abuda Pop-Up Alice and Wonderland book ~ these Pop-Up Cards are in 12 packs ~ 6 of Alice growing tall from the mushroom and 6 of the roses being painted... 50% off!

From the awesome Robert Abuda Pop-Up Alice and Wonderland book ~ these Pop-Up Cards are in 12 packs ~ 6 of Alice growing tall from the mushroom and 6 of the roses being painted... 50% off!

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Abbot Mead Vickers of BBDO has created three great new print ads for the V&A’s Museum of Childhood.

Abbot Mead Vickers of BBDO has created three great new print ads for the V&A’s Museum of Childhood.

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On super fun kids gifts ~ Brava, Strega Nona!: A Heartwarming Pop-Up Book ~ SO FUN! I just ran into it in person today, and it definitely brought out the kid in me, gorgeous pop-ups are irresistible

On super fun kids gifts ~ Brava, Strega Nona!: A Heartwarming Pop-Up Book ~ SO FUN! I just ran into it in person today, and it definitely brought out the kid in me, gorgeous pop-ups are irresistible

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Ever wondered what the internet sound like? Mark Hansen and Ben Rubin's magnificent "Listening Post" takes permanent residence at London's Science Museum.

Ever wondered what the internet sound like? Mark Hansen and Ben Rubin's magnificent "Listening Post" takes permanent residence at London's Science Museum.

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"The Intellectual Devotional Modern Culture: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently with the Culturati" ~ i love the covers/layouts of this whole series ~ and they'd be fun gifts for most..

"The Intellectual Devotional Modern Culture: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently with the Culturati" ~ i love the covers/layouts of this whole series ~ and they'd be fun gifts for most..

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Meet "Deborah" Reestore's latest recycled product, an aluminium aeroplane wing!

Meet "Deborah" Reestore's latest recycled product, an aluminium aeroplane wing!

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Chronicle Books' artist postcard books are incredible, rounded corners, adorable, really nice thick stock, beautiful printing and 10$ for 30 cards! Just got the James Jean one (and have the crane and yamaguchi ones too!)

Chronicle Books' artist postcard books are incredible, rounded corners, adorable, really nice thick stock, beautiful printing and 10$ for 30 cards! Just got the James Jean one (and have the crane and yamaguchi ones too!)

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Proving that an ethical design career does not mean hindering creative professionalism, Loz Ives' Because Studio is one to watch!

Proving that an ethical design career does not mean hindering creative professionalism, Loz Ives' Because Studio is one to watch!

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Copernicus Compact Curiosities ~ freshly in and updated ~ here are closeup scans of their packaging labels!

FEATUREDCopernicus Compact Curiosities ~ freshly in and updated ~ here are closeup scans of their packaging labels!

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#17235
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Spruce up holiday gifts with cards made from REAL Birch wood! A forest full of critters to choose from.

Spruce up holiday gifts with cards made from REAL Birch wood! A forest full of critters to choose from.

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A nice piece of equipment for men. Bringing back the art of shaving, not using plastic but chic razors by Goodfella.

A nice piece of equipment for men. Bringing back the art of shaving, not using plastic but chic razors by Goodfella.

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Final Fantasy XIII trailers.

Final Fantasy XIII trailers.

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Screen-printed posters promoting lectures on the rol of religion in the twenty first century. By Independent Studio.

Screen-printed posters promoting lectures on the rol of religion in the twenty first century. By Independent Studio.

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House in Ibara, Japan / Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates

House in Ibara, Japan / Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates

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Sketchbook by James Jean.

Sketchbook by James Jean.

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New Washbasin by Cappellini

New Washbasin by Cappellini

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The Green Marketing Manifesto by John Grant wins the Environmental Award at the 2008 British Book Design and Production Awards.

The Green Marketing Manifesto by John Grant wins the Environmental Award at the 2008 British Book Design and Production Awards.

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The CIA Super Hero Calendar is here again!!! Only 5 pounds in the uk ~ and its an awesomely illustrated weekly!

The CIA Super Hero Calendar is here again!!! Only 5 pounds in the uk ~ and its an awesomely illustrated weekly!

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Just back from the Unique LA VIP night and adventures in Downtown LA ~ take a peek at some of the fun discoveries!

FEATUREDJust back from the Unique LA VIP night and adventures in Downtown LA ~ take a peek at some of the fun discoveries!

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London based MA Graphic Design graduate Telli Nourkeyhani gives The Hayward Gallery an Extreme Makeover!

London based MA Graphic Design graduate Telli Nourkeyhani gives The Hayward Gallery an Extreme Makeover!

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Sometimes, the conventional Christmas tree just doesn't cut it. Here's a few unusual Christmas tree ideas for inspiration.

Sometimes, the conventional Christmas tree just doesn't cut it. Here's a few unusual Christmas tree ideas for inspiration.

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Flicker set by Selflesh - Cool collages of body parts made out of old maps.

Flicker set by Selflesh - Cool collages of body parts made out of old maps.

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ECOfont save 20% ink by taking circular portions out of the middle of letters.  You could also make your letters grey.

ECOfont save 20% ink by taking circular portions out of the middle of letters. You could also make your letters grey.

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Mini sketchbooks made from inventory tags!  Each one is individually screen printed and stamped with a number.

Mini sketchbooks made from inventory tags! Each one is individually screen printed and stamped with a number.

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Waterflux is an art museum in Switzerland by french architects R&Sie(n). It looks very strange! Almost like an alien resort. Set to be completed during 2009.

Waterflux is an art museum in Switzerland by french architects R&Sie(n). It looks very strange! Almost like an alien resort. Set to be completed during 2009.

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ABELHA- New 100% organic premium Cachaca (distillate spirit). Recently launched in the U.K

ABELHA- New 100% organic premium Cachaca (distillate spirit). Recently launched in the U.K

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Flash mob rave in the center of the CofC campus Library for exam study break.  video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tw5kndDVF4g

Flash mob rave in the center of the CofC campus Library for exam study break. video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tw5kndDVF4g

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Post graduate service designer Lauren Currie takes a dozen balloons to a park in Edinburgh asking people to tie them to their favourite thing.

VIDEOPost graduate service designer Lauren Currie takes a dozen balloons to a park in Edinburgh asking people to tie them to their favourite thing.

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London based agency Represent have challenged the design community to develop innovative and eco-friendly solutions to the problem of wasting wrapping paper!

London based agency Represent have challenged the design community to develop innovative and eco-friendly solutions to the problem of wasting wrapping paper!

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This stool makes me happy, Designer: Natalie Kruch
A playful disposition. Over 500 balloons are tied on
a solid wood stool.

This stool makes me happy, Designer: Natalie Kruch
A playful disposition. Over 500 balloons are tied on
a solid wood stool.

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This "LEED Platinum" Gingerbread house by HOK is seriously sweet.

This "LEED Platinum" Gingerbread house by HOK is seriously sweet.

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Animated Businesscard without using lenticular , consider to wow the receivers. And they will play with the card for a long time before it disappear in their pockets.

Animated Businesscard without using lenticular , consider to wow the receivers. And they will play with the card for a long time before it disappear in their pockets.

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I'm loving the dark, floral, Intaglio prints of Jenny Ostraff.

I'm loving the dark, floral, Intaglio prints of Jenny Ostraff.

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The Greentainer is a shipping container, gutted to provide flexible public space, perfect for re-using existing resources. With a good sense of design combines to create this versatile,adaptable structure.

The Greentainer is a shipping container, gutted to provide flexible public space, perfect for re-using existing resources. With a good sense of design combines to create this versatile,adaptable structure.

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Normally I would say water and electricity shouldn't mix, but Stefano Pistilli's Mahoo light is powered by the conduction of water, which completes the electrical circuit. Don't try this at home!

Normally I would say water and electricity shouldn't mix, but Stefano Pistilli's Mahoo light is powered by the conduction of water, which completes the electrical circuit. Don't try this at home!

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'Sorplefui' concept of house -under superficial- from Andrea Pontalto

'Sorplefui' concept of house -under superficial- from Andrea Pontalto

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Patrick Nadeau created 'Nature Individuelle', a series of planters/objects emphasizing the importance of nature in our world. There are some great objects in the series.

Patrick Nadeau created 'Nature Individuelle', a series of planters/objects emphasizing the importance of nature in our world. There are some great objects in the series.

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Swedish Svegro has gotten some new packing for their line of potatoes. Behind the design is Stockholm based  Amore.

Swedish Svegro has gotten some new packing for their line of potatoes. Behind the design is Stockholm based Amore.

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Orla by Otto Oliveira lets you turn a regular drinking glass into a coffee/tea mug.

Orla by Otto Oliveira lets you turn a regular drinking glass into a coffee/tea mug.

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Incredible Fish-Dog for Volkswagen by BBDO.
Nice VW SpaceFox ad.

Incredible Fish-Dog for Volkswagen by BBDO.
Nice VW SpaceFox ad.

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#17203
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More disappearing chairs - Cube 6 by designer Naho Matsuno goes from a cube to six stools.

More disappearing chairs - Cube 6 by designer Naho Matsuno goes from a cube to six stools.

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urban orchard... beautiful spot for strongbow cider...

urban orchard... beautiful spot for strongbow cider...

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Came across these very awesome Anything Scissors by Michael Sodeau for Suikosha via the Core 77 Gift Guide.

Came across these very awesome Anything Scissors by Michael Sodeau for Suikosha via the Core 77 Gift Guide.

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A modder who goes by the name of DRHECK has finished his interesting mod of the Wii-Mote which coverd with several different kinds of 100% natural hemp fibers.

A modder who goes by the name of DRHECK has finished his interesting mod of the Wii-Mote which coverd with several different kinds of 100% natural hemp fibers.

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California Love: a new great short animation about love pills and casual sex. Made by (always incredible) students at Les Gobelins.

California Love: a new great short animation about love pills and casual sex. Made by (always incredible) students at Les Gobelins.

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Karl Zahn's Pallet Mirror - made of reclaimed shipping pallets. The scars on the lumber tell a story of its travels. While the form is reminiscent of old Victorian french mirrors, its origin is far from gold leaf.

Karl Zahn's Pallet Mirror - made of reclaimed shipping pallets. The scars on the lumber tell a story of its travels. While the form is reminiscent of old Victorian french mirrors, its origin is far from gold leaf.

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On Wed10th December, British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) erected a 5m wide x 2m high ICE WALL at the London Southbank Centre to mark the launch a new website showcasing the benefits of frozen food.

On Wed10th December, British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) erected a 5m wide x 2m high ICE WALL at the London Southbank Centre to mark the launch a new website showcasing the benefits of frozen food.

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Terrarium Party Favors! What a fun DIY idea over at Design*Sponge

Terrarium Party Favors! What a fun DIY idea over at Design*Sponge

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Gerd Arntz Web Archive of absolutely stunning icons from the 30s

Gerd Arntz Web Archive of absolutely stunning icons from the 30s

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Awesome toy sheep stool! and equally brilliant as those eyes... so looking down on you, yet so hilarious...

Awesome toy sheep stool! and equally brilliant as those eyes... so looking down on you, yet so hilarious...

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Grain Leather I Buy/You Buy Dice ~ so very cheeky, clean, and super tempting from Jack Spade

Grain Leather I Buy/You Buy Dice ~ so very cheeky, clean, and super tempting from Jack Spade

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#17192
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Ingenious Pinxo = pinca + ganxo... clip/hook by Ferran Lajara!

Ingenious Pinxo = pinca + ganxo... clip/hook by Ferran Lajara!

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The bankers are sad and broke. Luckily there was a Silent Disco in the city to cheer them up.

The bankers are sad and broke. Luckily there was a Silent Disco in the city to cheer them up.

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Listed by color depending on the major themes in international news, headlines of the New York Times from 1990 to 2005 were cut, then shortlisted by the artist AJ Bocchino, in order to form rolls of wallpaper. What a creative idea!

Listed by color depending on the major themes in international news, headlines of the New York Times from 1990 to 2005 were cut, then shortlisted by the artist AJ Bocchino, in order to form rolls of wallpaper. What a creative idea!

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Navaglow ~ awesome new packing tape from Stella Bugbee ~ it feels a little scandinavian, pixelated, and southwestern influenced all at once, and makes all packages instantly more fun!

Navaglow ~ awesome new packing tape from Stella Bugbee ~ it feels a little scandinavian, pixelated, and southwestern influenced all at once, and makes all packages instantly more fun!

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#17188
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NOTCOT Holiday Giveaway #27: Wejetset is giving away quite the jet setting bundle: a Hideo Carryon, Incase Krink Sleeve, Baxter Travel Kit, Field Notes, + STPL Socks ~ over 500$ of travel goods to get you home for the holidays!

FEATUREDNOTCOT Holiday Giveaway #27: Wejetset is giving away quite the jet setting bundle: a Hideo Carryon, Incase Krink Sleeve, Baxter Travel Kit, Field Notes, + STPL Socks ~ over 500$ of travel goods to get you home for the holidays!

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The Xylocopa Young Mad Scientist Laser Etched Wood Alphabet Blocks ~ in person! I even took pics of each letter so you can see up close how fun the illustrations are! Original found in #16975!

FEATUREDThe Xylocopa Young Mad Scientist Laser Etched Wood Alphabet Blocks ~ in person! I even took pics of each letter so you can see up close how fun the illustrations are! Original found in #16975!

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2008 - The Year of the 'Stache - A comprehensive photo list of all things mustache from 2008 -- bags to charts to weddings and more!

2008 - The Year of the 'Stache - A comprehensive photo list of all things mustache from 2008 -- bags to charts to weddings and more!

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Wonderful video of a design studio made of kids' stuff. The idea was to encourage designers to create but going back to the basics...

Wonderful video of a design studio made of kids' stuff. The idea was to encourage designers to create but going back to the basics...

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#17184
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Stay connected during inappropriate situations with these Stealth Ringtones.

Stay connected during inappropriate situations with these Stealth Ringtones.

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Check out these adorable Quail Egg Candles in JaneBox's etsy store! A very original decently priced gift if I do say so myself.

Check out these adorable Quail Egg Candles in JaneBox's etsy store! A very original decently priced gift if I do say so myself.

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Lucile is a lamp by the french designer Sylvain Rieu-Piquet. Base in matt grey lacquered steel; matt opaline glass shade or double shade - opaline + matt orange; transparent cable.

Lucile is a lamp by the french designer Sylvain Rieu-Piquet. Base in matt grey lacquered steel; matt opaline glass shade or double shade - opaline + matt orange; transparent cable.

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#17181
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Illustrator/Designer Mike Perry launches his new website with all new work.

Illustrator/Designer Mike Perry launches his new website with all new work.

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#17180
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Glass BED : the collection uses the ultra-clear Diamant Glass by Saint Gobain.

Glass BED : the collection uses the ultra-clear Diamant Glass by Saint Gobain.

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#17179
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Flavor Paper's Elysian Fields wallpaper is just what I need in my new home.  The look of a traditional pattern with modern nuances.  Perfect with both antiques and contemporary furniture.

Flavor Paper's Elysian Fields wallpaper is just what I need in my new home. The look of a traditional pattern with modern nuances. Perfect with both antiques and contemporary furniture.

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#17178
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Andy Sargent paints on salvaged wood and tin - I like the way the found object informs his work.

Andy Sargent paints on salvaged wood and tin - I like the way the found object informs his work.

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The Bolt Light Bulb by Sungmin Hong. From the name 'Its a bolt + bulb + light, a light bulb that is "bolt" shaped'

The Bolt Light Bulb by Sungmin Hong. From the name 'Its a bolt + bulb + light, a light bulb that is "bolt" shaped'

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#17176
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999 Design came up with this gorgeous bottle design for Gleneagles Natural Mineral Water.

999 Design came up with this gorgeous bottle design for Gleneagles Natural Mineral Water.

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#17175
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An "artistic intervention in Google Street View" brought to you by Pittsburgh.  Staged street view scenes range from a marching band to a medieval sword fight.

An "artistic intervention in Google Street View" brought to you by Pittsburgh. Staged street view scenes range from a marching band to a medieval sword fight.

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Yet again the guys from Uredd have managed to blow me away with their creative minds. This time it was Gaute and Ståle and mr Aasmund who went out in the streets of Trondheim to play with light.

Yet again the guys from Uredd have managed to blow me away with their creative minds. This time it was Gaute and Ståle and mr Aasmund who went out in the streets of Trondheim to play with light.

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The Bacello Chair by Palette Industries is inspired by traditional "pea pod" boats. Their website is somewhat annoying, but their designs are worth a look.

The Bacello Chair by Palette Industries is inspired by traditional "pea pod" boats. Their website is somewhat annoying, but their designs are worth a look.

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#17172
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Non-Format designed three different album covers for The Chap in 2008 - I like the consistent use of balloon animals rendered atypically.

Non-Format designed three different album covers for The Chap in 2008 - I like the consistent use of balloon animals rendered atypically.

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#17171
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Snow Couple on Mailboxes

Snow Couple on Mailboxes

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#17170
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Estudio Breder's Night&Day cup - the skyline and the mood changes depending on if the cup is flipped up or down.

Estudio Breder's Night&Day cup - the skyline and the mood changes depending on if the cup is flipped up or down.

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#17169
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Latest obsession ~ By:Amt's Ring A Day ~ see some hands on pics with these awesome stainless steel ring sets ~ hardest part is deciding how to wear/display/use them! So many possibilities...

FEATUREDLatest obsession ~ By:Amt's Ring A Day ~ see some hands on pics with these awesome stainless steel ring sets ~ hardest part is deciding how to wear/display/use them! So many possibilities...

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#17168
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Paul McCarthy's work ranges from intimate performance videos to spectacular public works - all without sacrificing its unnerving psychosexual tone. His most recent sculptural work is a Santa figure holding a tree-like butt plug.

Paul McCarthy's work ranges from intimate performance videos to spectacular public works - all without sacrificing its unnerving psychosexual tone. His most recent sculptural work is a Santa figure holding a tree-like butt plug.

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#17167
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Nancy Wu is likely the most diverse designer to come out of Art Center in a long time. Check out her site for amazing and fresh designs from soap chairs to nike shoes. (Btw, she is the younger sister of NOTCOT's feature car designer Kim Wu)

Nancy Wu is likely the most diverse designer to come out of Art Center in a long time. Check out her site for amazing and fresh designs from soap chairs to nike shoes. (Btw, she is the younger sister of NOTCOT's feature car designer Kim Wu)

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#17166
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NOTCOT Holiday Deal ~ here's another update! 20% off at Kidrobot with the code "KRNOTCOT" ~ see all the details in the coupon book (not good on sale, previously ordered, etc) I totally want some owls :)

NOTCOT Holiday Deal ~ here's another update! 20% off at Kidrobot with the code "KRNOTCOT" ~ see all the details in the coupon book (not good on sale, previously ordered, etc) I totally want some owls :)

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#17165
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Yulia Brodskaya makes gorgeous and intricate typographic paper cuts.

Yulia Brodskaya makes gorgeous and intricate typographic paper cuts.

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#17164
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NOTCOT Holiday Giveaway #26: Lelo is giving away the Stainless Steel OLGA from its Luxe Collection of Pleasure Objects~ it comes with a satin case and is housed in a glossy wooden box...

FEATUREDNOTCOT Holiday Giveaway #26: Lelo is giving away the Stainless Steel OLGA from its Luxe Collection of Pleasure Objects~ it comes with a satin case and is housed in a glossy wooden box...

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#17163
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Gift Guide: Indulge Those Vices!!! This one is about luxury, pleasure, indulgence and basically enjoying life...

FEATUREDGift Guide: Indulge Those Vices!!! This one is about luxury, pleasure, indulgence and basically enjoying life...

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#17162
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The Bee House Saltbox provides a pretty living space for your table salt. The ceramic Saltbox comes in a variety of colors, and keeps moisture away.

The Bee House Saltbox provides a pretty living space for your table salt. The ceramic Saltbox comes in a variety of colors, and keeps moisture away.

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#17161
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NOTCOT Holiday Deal! Alissia MT has FINALLY launched a web store of her own! More to come soon, but first, FREE DIAMOND RING! (in acrylic!) when you spend $75, just tell her size/color in checkout comments.

NOTCOT Holiday Deal! Alissia MT has FINALLY launched a web store of her own! More to come soon, but first, FREE DIAMOND RING! (in acrylic!) when you spend $75, just tell her size/color in checkout comments.

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#17160
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Format recreates over 20 Classic (and some not-so-classic) Hip Hop Album Covers in LEGO.

Format recreates over 20 Classic (and some not-so-classic) Hip Hop Album Covers in LEGO.

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#17159
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brilliant ways to recycle your used PET bottles.

brilliant ways to recycle your used PET bottles.

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#17158
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Want to be in a book among the 200 best packaging designers in the world? Submit your work to "200 Best Packaging Designers 2009/10" special edition by Lürzer's Archive.  Entry Deadline: January, 30th 2008

Want to be in a book among the 200 best packaging designers in the world? Submit your work to "200 Best Packaging Designers 2009/10" special edition by Lürzer's Archive. Entry Deadline: January, 30th 2008

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#17157
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The numbers geek in me desperately wants this Numbers Notepad from Mateo Ilasco ~ i want my many random lists on this! Sorted by prime, odd, even, and composite numbers!

The numbers geek in me desperately wants this Numbers Notepad from Mateo Ilasco ~ i want my many random lists on this! Sorted by prime, odd, even, and composite numbers!

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#17156
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The Gleichenberg Thermal Bath by JSA is a big wooden deck that interconnects all the pools.

The Gleichenberg Thermal Bath by JSA is a big wooden deck that interconnects all the pools.

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#17155
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Created by Wieden+Kennedy and produced by Stink/Psyop, the new Nokia Leevi E71 TV spot. Great production.

Created by Wieden+Kennedy and produced by Stink/Psyop, the new Nokia Leevi E71 TV spot. Great production.

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#17154
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Peleda Wind-Up - 4-Inch Mini Figures - Australian illustrator, Nathan Jurevicius, gets folky with his limited edition, wind-up Peleda Owl mini series. Blind box series, 7 in total.

Peleda Wind-Up - 4-Inch Mini Figures - Australian illustrator, Nathan Jurevicius, gets folky with his limited edition, wind-up Peleda Owl mini series. Blind box series, 7 in total.

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#17153
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Adorable Alessi Christmas Cow Boy statuette of Santa riding his reindeer made of painted porcelain.  See the animated video!

Adorable Alessi Christmas Cow Boy statuette of Santa riding his reindeer made of painted porcelain. See the animated video!

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#17152
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Jet Rest ~ might be more comfy than the usual U shaped neck pillows ~ L shaped pillow with more support for your head and neck ~ even can come with a cashmere cover!

Jet Rest ~ might be more comfy than the usual U shaped neck pillows ~ L shaped pillow with more support for your head and neck ~ even can come with a cashmere cover!

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#17151
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Origami sculpture made by Jacquet Fritz Junior. Photography by Matthieu Gauchet.

Origami sculpture made by Jacquet Fritz Junior. Photography by Matthieu Gauchet.

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#17149
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Interesting public sea bath for the Copenhagen waterfront, by JDS + Klar. Good multi-use of the waterway.

Interesting public sea bath for the Copenhagen waterfront, by JDS + Klar. Good multi-use of the waterway.

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#17148
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Erik Natzke is an interactive designer who is constantly trying to blur the lines between design and technology.

Erik Natzke is an interactive designer who is constantly trying to blur the lines between design and technology.

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#17147
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My Maker’s Mark holiday package came today. A few years ago, I got waxed tumblers. This year, it’s wrapping paper, ribbon and to/from tags. Sign up to be an ambassador (it’s free and you get your name on a barrel of Maker’s) and you can get free stuff too.

My Maker’s Mark holiday package came today. A few years ago, I got waxed tumblers. This year, it’s wrapping paper, ribbon and to/from tags. Sign up to be an ambassador (it’s free and you get your name on a barrel of Maker’s) and you can get free stuff too.

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#17146
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Coarse Toys has an exhibition in Berlin at the moment. Probably the most impressive vinyl toys on the market right now.

Coarse Toys has an exhibition in Berlin at the moment. Probably the most impressive vinyl toys on the market right now.

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#17145
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The Barcelona Research Park by spanish architects Manuel Brullet and Albert de Pineda, is a giant round building with a wooden skin that filters the views while providing shade.

The Barcelona Research Park by spanish architects Manuel Brullet and Albert de Pineda, is a giant round building with a wooden skin that filters the views while providing shade.

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#17144
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Pho-ho-hoto Booth ~ Found this cool holiday photo app!

Pho-ho-hoto Booth ~ Found this cool holiday photo app!

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#17143
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New Volkswagen Golf 6. "Nouveaux standards, nouveaux tests", with a great car crash test.

New Volkswagen Golf 6. "Nouveaux standards, nouveaux tests", with a great car crash test.

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#17142
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TV spot for NAB (Norwegian Association of the Blind), created by Try. "Don't disturb the ones working", talking about the dogs that help the blind ones.

TV spot for NAB (Norwegian Association of the Blind), created by Try. "Don't disturb the ones working", talking about the dogs that help the blind ones.

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#17141
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FON is a WiFi community allowing users to share or sell their WiFi connection and get access for free to any FON-spot in the world.

FON is a WiFi community allowing users to share or sell their WiFi connection and get access for free to any FON-spot in the world.

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#17140
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Some things never get improved upon--this Folle stapler, which has been around since 1946, is like a work of art.

Some things never get improved upon--this Folle stapler, which has been around since 1946, is like a work of art.

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#17139
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London shop fronts -- a neat tumblr blog.

London shop fronts -- a neat tumblr blog.

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#17138
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The Front Page Poster is a collection of the covers of all the major news papers from around the world chronicling Barack Obama's historic win.

The Front Page Poster is a collection of the covers of all the major news papers from around the world chronicling Barack Obama's historic win.

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#17137
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This new Amor de Madre cutting board is ingenious! I need it yesterday!

This new Amor de Madre cutting board is ingenious! I need it yesterday!

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#17136
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Vane and Joya produced some great candles entitled the Mixology Candles. They are based on cocktail recipes.

Vane and Joya produced some great candles entitled the Mixology Candles. They are based on cocktail recipes.

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#17135
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Block & Blockele is a novel building block system of characters, figures and elements that interlock with each other in an unlimited number of ways.

Block & Blockele is a novel building block system of characters, figures and elements that interlock with each other in an unlimited number of ways.

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#17134
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Print Ad Puts 3D Mini Cabrio in Hands of auto magazine readers.

Print Ad Puts 3D Mini Cabrio in Hands of auto magazine readers.

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#17133
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The V building facade of the VM Houses, featured in #10709, is a small disappointment when seen for real.

The V building facade of the VM Houses, featured in #10709, is a small disappointment when seen for real.

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#17132
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Check out exclusive video tour of Mark Baez's M Cube

Check out exclusive video tour of Mark Baez's M Cube

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#17131
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The amazing cantilever is not the only great thing about Jean Nouvel's Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Take a closer look.

The amazing cantilever is not the only great thing about Jean Nouvel's Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Take a closer look.

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#17130
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Amazing new summer line from M.I.A.'s sister.  By the name of "Hunger" the collection was inspired by how food is seen in other places of the world...

Amazing new summer line from M.I.A.'s sister. By the name of "Hunger" the collection was inspired by how food is seen in other places of the world...

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#17129
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A concept of  playfull kitchen objects. Maraka is currently on display in an exhibition DAS Designers after School in Rome.  Designers are Zeljka Kavran, Andrea Corteggi and Katia Mattiolli

A concept of playfull kitchen objects. Maraka is currently on display in an exhibition DAS Designers after School in Rome. Designers are Zeljka Kavran, Andrea Corteggi and Katia Mattiolli

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#17128
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Swedish Jarl Fernaeus has designed a table, stool and lamp and made the final 17 of the Prix Emile Hermes competition. The elegant and tidy looking furniture group in the hallway takes care of chargers for mobile phones, iPods and cameras.

Swedish Jarl Fernaeus has designed a table, stool and lamp and made the final 17 of the Prix Emile Hermes competition. The elegant and tidy looking furniture group in the hallway takes care of chargers for mobile phones, iPods and cameras.

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#17127
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The Super Ampersand Pillow - Made by hand with some crazy fabric. Now you can have your favorite typographic symbol right next to you on your couch!

The Super Ampersand Pillow - Made by hand with some crazy fabric. Now you can have your favorite typographic symbol right next to you on your couch!

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#17126
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Tony Davidson of Wieden+Kennedy London has made a new book called One Track Mind. Here is a look at Tony the lovable madman and his one track mind.

Tony Davidson of Wieden+Kennedy London has made a new book called One Track Mind. Here is a look at Tony the lovable madman and his one track mind.

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#17125
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Sigur Rós put out a delux edition of their fifth and latest album, Meó suó í eyrum vió spilum endalaust. The book is full of fun goodies, including 200 pages of artsy photos, a DVD shot in Super 8 of the band on the road and, of course, the CD of the album itself.

Sigur Rós put out a delux edition of their fifth and latest album, Meó suó í eyrum vió spilum endalaust. The book is full of fun goodies, including 200 pages of artsy photos, a DVD shot in Super 8 of the band on the road and, of course, the CD of the album itself.

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#17124
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Veidekke Bostad is one of the larger real estate companies in Scandinavia. The idea of the First Day Survival Kit was to take of some weight from the new apartment owner's shoulders.

Veidekke Bostad is one of the larger real estate companies in Scandinavia. The idea of the First Day Survival Kit was to take of some weight from the new apartment owner's shoulders.

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#17123
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An exhibition of work by designers BIG-GAME is on show at museum Grand-Hornu Images near Brussels, Belgium.

An exhibition of work by designers BIG-GAME is on show at museum Grand-Hornu Images near Brussels, Belgium.

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#17122
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Each transformers is packaged in a nike shoe box. Inside the box the toy looks like a typical nike running shoe, however once you start playing around you realize that the shoe is actually a transformers toy.

Each transformers is packaged in a nike shoe box. Inside the box the toy looks like a typical nike running shoe, however once you start playing around you realize that the shoe is actually a transformers toy.

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#17121
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NOTCOT Holiday Giveaway #25: The fourth giveway from our sponsor, Seagate! Here is the FreeAgent Desk for Mac (yes, that means FireWire 800!!!) in a massive 1 terabyte of space!

FEATUREDNOTCOT Holiday Giveaway #25: The fourth giveway from our sponsor, Seagate! Here is the FreeAgent Desk for Mac (yes, that means FireWire 800!!!) in a massive 1 terabyte of space!

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#17120
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Scanners: R-Echos issue 2. A recent collection of articles on the topic of re-presentation/publication along with tools and devices to do so.

Scanners: R-Echos issue 2. A recent collection of articles on the topic of re-presentation/publication along with tools and devices to do so.

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#17119
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Domestic Aesthetic makes eco-conscious goods. My favorite is the Spice Block which is made from reclaimed mahogany scraps that were being thrown away by a neighboring window manufacturer.

Domestic Aesthetic makes eco-conscious goods. My favorite is the Spice Block which is made from reclaimed mahogany scraps that were being thrown away by a neighboring window manufacturer.

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#17118
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Ooooh my Alex & Chloe order came, and couldn't resist showing you closeups of some of my favorites as well as the awesome black on black packaging! Also take a peek at their latest t-shirt collection!

FEATUREDOoooh my Alex & Chloe order came, and couldn't resist showing you closeups of some of my favorites as well as the awesome black on black packaging! Also take a peek at their latest t-shirt collection!

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#17117
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Donald Weber has an amazing photographic series entitled "White Nights: Russia after the Gulag".

Donald Weber has an amazing photographic series entitled "White Nights: Russia after the Gulag".

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#17116
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