i teamed up with my spray paint and stencil and started getting some snail mail ready to go... so calming to take a screen break and get dirty doing something *real*
Third version of the endless, senseless, collaborative book, Write Something
For everyone that has been asking about what the music on the NOTCOT Gift Guide is ~ here is some info to catch you up on what Burst Labs has put together!
The Dyson DC-16 video game gun like dustbuster now comes in a limited edition purple Issey Miyake version!
WiiLightsaber!!! aka "Wii Light Sword"
Yes please! Original rotary-dial phones, Bionic-Manned into cell phones. All you do is add a SIM card. Real rotary dial, real old-school bell. The best part? The battery will run it for 5 days!
Euro RSCG Worldwide has developed the Napkin Notebook, a spiral-bound collection of cocktail napkins ready to be filled with notes, sketches… and the next great business idea.
Hoc Volo - The French Customizer Strore!
San Patrignano Community help people to get their identity back. Here two subjects made by Armando Testa, Milan.
The French-Brazilian architecture firm Triptyque based in São Paulo, Brazil, have designed the Columbia Street building for an advertising agency called Loducca.
GIFT GUIDE! We're doing a crazy 31 one days of random collaged, hand written, click the pics to shop gift guides... so Day 31 in the countdown is Charles & Marie goodies i like.
The Aesthetic Poetic reviews a shipment of the freshest and funnest new Japanese products.
Inside Oakley's Rolling O Lab ~ it will bring out the hands on science geek in you ~ launching projectiles at glasses on dummies etc. Also its scared me off my regular glasses a bit!
Design Glut has created limited edition Crude Necklaces - oil barrels in gold as a social commentary on America's fetishization of oil
The Wis Tavern Building, Frank and Lisa Mauceri’s renovated home (and office of their company, Smog Veil Records) is the first LEED-H Gold Certified home in Illinois. What a nice home!
Francesca Berrini deconstructs and reconstitutes found maps through collage. Contrary to the reassuring sense of place maps provide, you soon discovers that any effort of place recognition is futile. [also seen a few months ago, as #3020]
Cool animated video from Nau looking at what it would mean if corporations started giving 5% of their profits to charity.
Uki International's "Go On" is the cutest, tiniest little hair dryer... also you've got to check out their designer twists on the full sized dual handle ergonomic dryer and colorists tray.
The Fair Share Fountain is a beautiful way to have champagne flowing for your guests this holiday season!
Sensual and amazing work from Ellen Stagg
The Vinyl Frontier Movie - A film exploring the world of vinyl toys. Featuring : Attaboy, Tim Biskup, Luke Chueh, Dalek, Thomas Han, Frank Kozik, Tara Mcpherson, Sket One, and many more...
Stacking tray seats from Aguiniga Design.
The fuel cell Honda FCX is out! You can lease it if you live in Santa Monica, Irvine, or Torrance. They are working on a home fueling station, too, so soon we all can drive this cool car!
Vintage bicycle tribute by Uula Jero, and a carbon emissions trading scheme.
2008 Decoylab Monthly Calendars feature simple and surreal imagery every month.
Russians again have built something amazing. Great job is done. They have put a 1957. years GAZ - 21 on Porsche Cayenne.
Haunting and beautifully lit photography/collages by Popel Coumou.
Propelo/Rafaël Macho prints at Supermarket
Stay warm and look awesome in this bearded cap by Vik Prjónsdóttir.
A robotic arm that writes calligraphy is programmed to write out the entire Martin Luther bible on a long roll of paper.
A great-looking alternative to the traditional (ugly) bike rack. Sexy green planters with built-in rails that can accommodate two bikes!
An old Mac painted to look like the old Mac happy face icon. Genius.
FK87 Grasshopper Chair
Live blogging over at the Ritz in Half Moon Bay at Oakley's Norcal Shootout ~ check out how sweet their giant rolling lounge is... currently playing Caddy Shack
Selection of creative Business Cards, visual identity to make the difference.
Bryan Meyer and Anne Ryans's 220sf off-grid Clara Cabin located in Northern Minnesota is described as “a glorified tent - a primitive room in the woods”...
Some great guerrilla installations by Quicksilver. Just skate it!
Katharine Hamnett's tees are big bold colorful ways to state your cause and scream it to the world. “MAKE TROUBLE question everything” - STOP AND THINK - SAVE THE SEAS - etc etc etc
"Multiple sclerosis interrupts the nerve racts". This is the message for Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft Schweiz, made by the Advertising Agency Advico Young & Rubicam, Zurich.
Straw art for fine dining!
Solar Bluetooth Headset ~ IGUA
SentrySafe has a fire and waterproof maxtor harddrive 160GB
On reusable shopping bag options ~ liking the button pouch on these limited edition Amos Tote Bag NY produced to celebrate the release of VMATGSOW in Japan
EXPAND YOUR MIND! EYM T-Shirt by One Gram in Japan at the Amos online store
Wood bath mats feel so nice when you step out of the shower ~ here's a great teak/steel one - 23"L x 15.5"W x 1"H
Canoe ~ a great store in Portland (and online) for some great design gifting