Brian Jurgen created this collection of totemic representations of Native culture in Canada using iconic Michael Jordan athletic footwear to express and explore what he refers to his concepts as "Prototypes for New Understanding". This is #16
These sneakers are dope. Fully made out of reflective swiss fabric. These are dropping this Thursday in a limited edition of 60 pairs at the DDCLAB flagship Soho store in NY. Try to make a flash picture of these....
New York Times' reader-generated "word train" charts the emotional tide of election day. Users can submit their mood every hour, and viewers can choose to see Obama or McCain supporters' submissions, or both.
Kazimir Malevich's "Suprematist Composition" (1916), sold for $60,002,500 at Sotheby's last night. Check out other works from the auction that brought in a total of $223,812,500 and included Edvard Munch’s "Vampire."
How to Make a Custom One-Off Skateboard. Thanks to a previous post on NOTCOT, Grease from Half Tone Def decided to give it a try and document the process from begging to end. The final Product came out RAD!
Ania Wagner's Barnacle Chair is made from sustainably harvested ash and lined with reclaimed industrial felt. It has two faces and two functions - the felt chair side, and the ash side that can be used to lean back on.
The NYC art scene is certainly in for a treat as Zaha Hadid, the mastermind behind the Chanel Mobile Art Capsule (which is currently on display in Central Park), has opened her own exhibition at the Sonnabend Gallery.
A Panoramic 360° view of the last day of early voting for the 2008 elections at one location Miami, Florida. The wait time was about 5 hours as voters poured int to exercise their democratic privilege. Is this foreshadowing Tuesday?
Beautiful concept design for Mockingbird Lager by Samantha Wiley. I like how the bottle is opaque, except for the figure of the woman - nice use of negative space. I also love the fortune cookie-esque messages on the inside of the bottle caps.
Great attention to detail in the bottle for Slovakian Double Cross Vodka - clean, rectangular lines with no seams, screen printed verses of old-world Slovakian poetry, and an individually-numbered tamper seal.
Till Schweizer designed this Welcome Center for the JinHua Architecture Park in China. I love the latticed exterior that provides a filter for light, air and privacy, as well as a texture against the natural surroundings.
FreeDarko presents The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac: Styles, Stats, and Stars in Today's Game... With a title like that, a subject like the NBA, and illustrations to blow any designers mind...
How much spaghetti is needed for one or two persons? This is the problem that was addressed by Joël Chiasson in my packaging class last year. The result is simple, functional, cheap to produce and offers three openings to fit different family sizes.