Daniel Edlen makes acrylic on vinyl paintings that bring out the artist's portraits from their records... and it turns out i knew him as a kid! (worked for his parents) ~ and the videos of the making of are worth checking out
I wish I had found these a month ago! Oye Modern has Sterling spray can pendants with a teeny, shakable paint paddle inside. Also worthy of note are the turntable pendants with real vinyl records. Great, detail-oriented craftsmanship.
Joshua Ben Longo's cuddly but curious creations are a must-see. With felt wool monster rugs , furry monsters that have anatomically correct bums & more. The above pic is of the Longoland booth at Brooklyn Design 07
Many well respected book cover designers have taken their stab at designing a cover for J.G Ballard’s Crash. Now, Times Online and HarperCollins are opening a competition to the public for a new cover design of this 1973 classic.
Another series of gifts for new parents ~ the Twilight Turtle and the Sleep Sheep ~ the turtle is has different colors and projects constellations ~ and the sheep make whale, heartbeat, rain, surf sounds...