Simon Dale and his family wanted to build a organic house. The result is a beautiful house straight out of Lord of the Ring.
Valle House by Guilherme Machado Vaz. The house buries into the slopes to vanish into the context. Has a great pool.
Gift Guide Day 6 ~ for this sunday guide, here's my wishlist of random items that didn't fit in the other guides! NOTWishlist!
Ukrainian chain of restaurants in soviet style interior design, with home atmosphere under soviet skin.
Gum Ease ~ a new alternative to oral pain relieve without drugs ~ basically its like a flexible ice pack to go on your gums and numb them...
Austrian ceramicist Renate Hattinger unveiled her series of porcelain hearts and brains at Blikfang 2007 in Zurich last month. In Biscuit or Gold, you can order them at www. Pureaustriandesign.com. But look at her other work as well.
Air-sickness bags were the inspiration for a series of vases and dishes designed by Hedwig Rotter and produced by mano designs of Vienna. They have air india and air thai as well.
Is your name Althea, Quincy, Ysabel or Zeynep? Letcetera patterns are available in any letter customizing any occasion to anyone.
Gift Guide Day 7 ~ SNOW DAY! For all of you lucky enough to have some snow to play in, here are some toys and gadgets to help make the most of it.
What is the value of energy? A mindful play of extensions in objects and their use.
‘M_US__EUM‘ : neon, 2007 by TJ Norris and Scott Wayne Indiana, 40″ x 10″ - edition of 3 with 2APs
Bowers & Wilkins takes car audio to the next level with their spiral diffuser.
Beautiful typography for Doz Gallery's Art Noel show
Lightworks : An exhibition by Marcus Tremonto at Phillips de Pury & Company | New York
The very Brady-esque Human Calendar
Political Finger puppets ~ the perfect gift set for the politics obsessed to act out their issues
There's something fascinating about a calendar that covers 300 years... and love that its a giant wheel to spin... 300 year astro calendar by piet hein.
Web agency AKQA has created a live Xmas card for 2007 featuring a large neon sign powered by 2 festive hamsters.
Little TV that rest in your hand! While exploring the post #7697, those little creature-like, organic toys caught me. The best part is they have a mother.
Vox AmPlug + OhMiBod = Vibrator(s) controlled by Guitar. (Could also work wonders for the girlfs of gamer boys)
Kanye West bought himself a really dope fixed gear bike from Trackstar, a track bike only boutique in NYC.
Hallmark and (PRODUCT)RED competition to design a card with the theme CONNECTING(RED). Winner will be decided from ten finalists through online voting ending January 11th.
Gift Guide Day 8 ~ Indulge Your Vices ~ Whatever they may be... we pass no judgments, but i'm focusing this one on drinking, smoking, sexing, etc...
Gerhard Richter's computer-generated pixel pattern fills this stained glass window at Cologne Cathedral. Better photos at Flickr - http://flickr.com/search/?q=richter%20cathedral
These vegetable-tanned card cases are great from Billykirk.
Keep your dirty laundry/boots/shoes/wet suit away from the rest of your clean clothes with these Flight 001 Go Clean bags.
A wild west showdown around your waist? Jon Wye - Showdown Belt (buckle not included ~ so you can really make it uniquely *yours*)
Rotor in Brussels did this great kitchen using industrial leftovers from a company specialized in die-cutting cardboard for the packaging of luxury-goods!
Ok. XKCD lovers, i just watched this hour long ramble between Randall Munroe and the googlers... and it was pretty sweet (in that leave on in the background kind of way) ~ he even draws at the end...
Print them out, fill one out with your clothing sizes and give it to your partner. Get your partner to fill out the other and give it back. Then head out shopping!
The building in post #7692 looks similar to the Metal Shutter Houses in NYC, which recently opened for sale. The website is equally stunning.
The Sony PCM-D1 is the most beautiful field record I've ever seen. I makes me want to become a sound engineer and go record pretty sounds.
Karl Lagerfeld has teamed up with French baker's Lenotre to release a holiday log cake.
The new KITT is a Ford Mustang. NBC sets the date for Knight Rider premier and yes, David Hasselhoff will make a cameo.
I got hands on with the Oakley Minute Machine Titanium Edition ~ and the carbon fiber self lubricating rings are really fun!
Robotic water striders! Awesome video too... The CMU Water Strider by NanoRobotics Laboratory
This new building in Vancouver, Canada has garage doors for windows.
Polaroid Composite work from Patrick Winfield. Each piece tells a story, maybe even a few.
LERY: pop-up gallery/retail collaboration by odg/boosted in nyc, featuring the work of madsteez, mint & serf and mainframe. it's open until the end of the month!
KRINK has got some new colors to help aid in colorfully beautiful destruction!
Architecture on postage stamps, from different countries and ages.
Vincent Dixon is one of the best photographers in the advertising show. Check out this awesome ad made by TBWA\Paris.
On brilliant/insane new marketing ideas ~ Brazilian ice-cream company Kibon is including their prizes INSIDE... ipod shuffles are being frozen into popsicles...
Digital truly meets analog in these reused record and cassette tape ipod classic and nano cases ~ and naturally no two are alike. 45 iPod Cases
Gift Guide Day 9 ~ Reusable Shopping bags, after having researched SO many, here are our favorites and unexpected pics, as well as some woody accessories to go with!
Beautiful film with splendid animations. French with english subtitles, but worth it.