France 24 goes beyond the news and unveils the machine working behind every important international event.
Christy Matson. interactive, multimedia textiles. hand-jacquad woven.
Wonderful house by Tommie Wilhelmsen and Todd Saunders. The house is located in Hardanger, Norway.
The story of a 30 year old writer/photog who left SF on a vespa, crossed the country to NY, then decided to live in a one room cabin in WY... with her cat... and her orphaned coyote.
Gift Guide Day 18: WEJETSET ~ a page filled with excuses to start jetsetting this holiday season!
For the exterior of the Kansas City library parking lot, residents were asked to nominate books that represent the city. The winning nominations were turned into a giant bookshelf.
SUPER WEE NINJAS! love the mustache... and the clark kent stylin...
Sixhours Photography - a portfolio of conceptual art photography by Caroline Moore.
Diesel Sweeties sent over a surprise pack of Angry Red Pixel Robot Socks! And they are quite amusing and fun stocking stuffers... or you can use it as your xmas stocking even...
Rodrigo Braga, nice porfolio of this brasilian art director, illustrator and dj.
Griffin's new Evolve Speakers are wireless rechargable speakers ~ and you can even buy multiple sets to pair with the same base for use throughout the house.
For those with too many hdmi inputs for the few on the tv, here's a switcher from Belkin, complete with yet another remote to add to your collection (or tape it to your universal?)
Terrazo: Views of Mexico City photography exhibition by Pablo Lopez at the Sasha Wolf Gallery - beautiful photography that helps you step back and get a little perspective
MAP is a new Miami-based culture magazine that fuses progressive design and intelligent content to reflect the relevance of Miami as a new frontier for the arts.
Engadget has a gallery of unboxing for the japanese wii fit!
Fortunately this comb is supposed to be made with sustainable certificated wood, so its production will not damage our planet. - Once Was Comb - Rafael Morgan
Gibson introduces the world's first guitar with Robotic Technology. It tunes itself.
If I had this shark guitar from JC Penney I might be persuaded to learn how to play. On sale for only $150! That's pretty cheap for a guitar I think.
The Acrylic House by Takeshi Hosaka Architects is brilliant. They were able to do things with acrylic panels that simply cannot be done with glass...
French Street artist Space Invader's ,new rubik cube pacman ghost installation, at the streets of europe show in NYC is awesome.
Rebellion during the Islamic Revolution. Marjane Satrapi's feature-length animation is going to be a treat... PERSEPOLIS opens LA/NY December 25th.
Passport Western Digital ~ finally coming in a 320 gig! And i'm strangely draw to that green...
Floppy disk CD-Rs!
For those of us that still enjoy having a tangible copy of their albums and enjoying them in their entirety--the Lunacalente CD player by Metaphys is probably the best looking way to listen.
Microflat is a proposal for affordable high-density housing in London, England
4,200 windows lit with 150,000 LEDs make for one heck of a light show at the Dexia Tower in Brussels
Woof Love! 12 Artists have each decorated a Magis Puppy for an auction whose partial proceeds go to Action for Singapore Dogs. Auction ends January 6th and you can download bids forms here.
iBox is an incredible hadcrafted sound system for iPod and Mp3 player. You can choose type of wood, colors and accessories.
Kim Riyu is a Korean Japanese ceramist whose inspiration of art comes from Hip-hop, Science Fiction, and Manga/Anime.
The SPERTUS INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES selected Krueck & Sexton to design a signature architectural statement about the nature of Jewish culture and learning.
How many trees does it take to make this poster? Less than it takes to make a tree! pixel xmas tree by ATYPYK
Found in dec Vogue... in the tiny tiny print thats tucked into the spine... links to lock picking 101, the hacker ethic, etc ~ is this fashion powerhouse advocating hacking and lock picking?
Gift Guide Day 19! Fun picks from design shop - Shop Modi!
Campana Brothers Design in London at the V&A
Meet Lili, the little octoplush fairtrade webcam from United Pepper.
The Cortina electric kettle (by Metaphys) was presented at 100% Design Tokyo Week last month.
Christina Natsuko Paulos is a traditional animator by day, but paints whimsical characters with eyes that look just like my online signature. (oO)
Fernando Brizio's Painting with Giotto, uses a ring of felt marker that slowly leak onto a porous ceramic vase, meaking each creation unique.
Since today's gift guide was all about flora, here is a weird looking Dracula orchid.Just $28
"As Long As It Lasts" tattoo parlor at Art Basel Miami hosted by Tobias Wong, Jose Lapage and Aric Chen, will have many great designs by todays most influential contemporary designers. I might suddenly need a tattoo!
Ryan Elliott Fowler investigates American landscapes, from bucolic countrysides to suburban-sprawl wastelands, in his "A Life at War" series.
Adorable red mini donut maker from Williams-Sonoma. (Yikes, looks like its sold out now!)
Although this is a kit for kids ~ i'm thinking the whole message in a bottle corked and sealed with wax would make for an awesome party invite
Super cute solar car with great packaging *charge through* case... fun stocking stuffer idea!
Mini self destruct button for your cell phone! "please leave the area within 5 seconds of pressing this button" ~ and it makes explosion noises when you press it!
Bel-Air is a plant based air filtering system designed by Mathieu Lehanneur. Great design, even if I'm sure the plants would do just as well without the little glass bubble.