Design student 1, metal stool 0. Clearly we have a winner against sore buns. CritBuns

Design student 1, metal stool 0. Clearly we have a winner against sore buns. CritBuns

nice! #2376 problem!
mmm... chocolate.  charles chocolates. I'd love to try some right about now. and by "some", i mean a whole box. They have a cute site too. [Notcot note: check out the PMS subscription. i crave it]

mmm... chocolate. charles chocolates. I'd love to try some right about now. and by "some", i mean a whole box. They have a cute site too. [Notcot note: check out the PMS subscription. i crave it]

nice! #2375 problem!
Very strange fish-inventions. Na-Cord Fish Extension Cord. Via Thoughts from the Sidelines

Very strange fish-inventions. Na-Cord Fish Extension Cord. Via Thoughts from the Sidelines

nice! #2374 problem!
Ooh a new version of the Subtle Safety Ring by RedStart.  I prefer the all silver version but this one is kinda sweet too. And check out their Bone Series!

FEATUREDOoh a new version of the Subtle Safety Ring by RedStart. I prefer the all silver version but this one is kinda sweet too. And check out their Bone Series!

nice! #2372 problem!
BMW showing off its prowess in a new ad... run jaguar run?

BMW showing off its prowess in a new ad... run jaguar run?

nice! #2371 problem!
Cartlidge Levene's Christmas decorations.

Cartlidge Levene's Christmas decorations.

nice! #2370 problem!
American Gulag is a series of bracelets and necklaces made of tough and durable rubber and stainless steel that simulate barbed wire. Symbolizes our government's barbaric dogma...

American Gulag is a series of bracelets and necklaces made of tough and durable rubber and stainless steel that simulate barbed wire. Symbolizes our government's barbaric dogma...

nice! #2369 problem!
On gift guide ODing ~ check out core77s - it even includes the april fools day mario shrooms! And other goodies you can actually gift this year

On gift guide ODing ~ check out core77s - it even includes the april fools day mario shrooms! And other goodies you can actually gift this year

nice! #2368 problem!
The project started with a simple idea: create disposable "designer toys" with pure d.i.y. ethics.

The project started with a simple idea: create disposable "designer toys" with pure d.i.y. ethics.

nice! #2367 problem!
Man-dlesticks... little brothers to the Galvanized Steel Pipe Man-orah. Great for a Shabbat with the boys!

Man-dlesticks... little brothers to the Galvanized Steel Pipe Man-orah. Great for a Shabbat with the boys!

nice! #2366 problem!
stainless steel coathanger - becomes  3 dimensional through folding.

stainless steel coathanger - becomes 3 dimensional through folding.

nice! #2365 problem!
a fox fur without the dead fox!, Marvelous

a fox fur without the dead fox!, Marvelous

nice! #2364 problem!
The Future Is Now!- Info Swapping Ring.    What an amazing concept, would love to see it make Fruition.

The Future Is Now!- Info Swapping Ring. What an amazing concept, would love to see it make Fruition.

nice! #2363 problem!
feathery - a new animal font from kapitza

feathery - a new animal font from kapitza

nice! #2362 problem!
Gorgeous wooden tape measure

Gorgeous wooden tape measure

nice! #2361 problem!
HAPPY NINJA DAY 2006! Here's a "Ninjas are bored" tee to kick it off.

HAPPY NINJA DAY 2006! Here's a "Ninjas are bored" tee to kick it off.

nice! #2360 problem!
Nike Juice 312 golf ball. Nike ran some tests, to see what it can do at high speed going through a cake, ice a sculpture, lava lamp, and more. Also get to vote on what they do next.

Nike Juice 312 golf ball. Nike ran some tests, to see what it can do at high speed going through a cake, ice a sculpture, lava lamp, and more. Also get to vote on what they do next.

nice! #2359 problem!
Ipod stand/dining table with integrated speakers. Got to get one when I eventually buy an ipod :)

Ipod stand/dining table with integrated speakers. Got to get one when I eventually buy an ipod :)

nice! #2358 problem!
i love artlebedev. and i love the sonicum speakers. they are so "iconic".

i love artlebedev. and i love the sonicum speakers. they are so "iconic".

nice! #2357 problem!
Crazy new Hummer design called the O2.  They are apparently going super environmentally friendly, and just to illustrate the point for those of use who are slow, they made it green.

Crazy new Hummer design called the O2. They are apparently going super environmentally friendly, and just to illustrate the point for those of use who are slow, they made it green.

nice! #2356 problem!
with winter kicking in, leo burnett's ad for global fish seemed appropriate.

with winter kicking in, leo burnett's ad for global fish seemed appropriate.

nice! #2355 problem!
the new wooden olympus.  there's something quite sweet about a camera made from wood.  =)

the new wooden olympus. there's something quite sweet about a camera made from wood. =)

nice! #2354 problem!
Marjolijn Marndersloot's aluminium monkeys have invaded a school in the Netherlands

Marjolijn Marndersloot's aluminium monkeys have invaded a school in the Netherlands

nice! #2353 problem!
I'm on a roll tonight.  This is the Pronto Condom.  Sadly available only in South Africa, the package design allows you to put it on in all of 4 seconds without ever touching the condom itself! Watch the demo!

I'm on a roll tonight. This is the Pronto Condom. Sadly available only in South Africa, the package design allows you to put it on in all of 4 seconds without ever touching the condom itself! Watch the demo!

nice! #2352 problem!
Want to really give a piece of yourself to that special someone? Biojewelry can culture some of your bone cells and make a ring out of it! Special... [editor's note: previously seen as #896]

Want to really give a piece of yourself to that special someone? Biojewelry can culture some of your bone cells and make a ring out of it! Special... [editor's note: previously seen as #896]

nice! #2351 problem!
Ahh..the ring that says it all.  A perfect fit for the holiday!

Ahh..the ring that says it all. A perfect fit for the holiday!

nice! #2350 problem!
We've seen pencil artwork here before, but the way this piece uses the ends of the pencil as well as the tip seems so much more intricate.

We've seen pencil artwork here before, but the way this piece uses the ends of the pencil as well as the tip seems so much more intricate.

nice! #2349 problem!
think your crayons are boring? try these! an old project by pete goldlust, but definitely the coolest creation with crayons i've ever seen. [Editor's note: this is everywhere but still kinda pretty]

think your crayons are boring? try these! an old project by pete goldlust, but definitely the coolest creation with crayons i've ever seen. [Editor's note: this is everywhere but still kinda pretty]

nice! #2348 problem!
"Who would have thought dodecahedron candle holders could be so pretty?"

"Who would have thought dodecahedron candle holders could be so pretty?"

nice! #2347 problem!
Runway shows often get creative with the styling, but this was a first for me, and check out the rooster on her sleeve too... more from Gaultier...

FEATUREDRunway shows often get creative with the styling, but this was a first for me, and check out the rooster on her sleeve too... more from Gaultier...

nice! #2346 problem!
Glamorous pleasure products: diamonds, gold, and crystal... I'm overwhelmed. Via CoolHunting (Cockring from Kiki de Montparnasse)

Glamorous pleasure products: diamonds, gold, and crystal... I'm overwhelmed. Via CoolHunting (Cockring from Kiki de Montparnasse)

nice! #2345 problem!
Because, well, "we do things my way, or the hemingway" - perfect for your literary gifting needs

Because, well, "we do things my way, or the hemingway" - perfect for your literary gifting needs

nice! #2344 problem!
fill-in-the-blank cards for every holiday/occasion

fill-in-the-blank cards for every holiday/occasion

nice! #2343 problem!
O Plus D Greeting Cards party ~ they are even better in person!

FEATUREDO Plus D Greeting Cards party ~ they are even better in person!

nice! #2341 problem!
Graffiti Research Lab. Cool site about multimedia/ non-destructive  graffiti.

Graffiti Research Lab. Cool site about multimedia/ non-destructive graffiti.

nice! #2340 problem!
From art to shirts and back to inspiring art - and maybe back to shirts? This is the logic of the fabulous 2 day show Cotton to Canvas put on by ODDICA and ThinkSpace

FEATUREDFrom art to shirts and back to inspiring art - and maybe back to shirts? This is the logic of the fabulous 2 day show Cotton to Canvas put on by ODDICA and ThinkSpace

nice! #2339 problem!
a working harpsichord made entirely from Lego bricks?

a working harpsichord made entirely from Lego bricks?

nice! #2338 problem!
LG's new concept laptop using edge to edge OLED displays for both the keyboard and display, and blue methanol liquid fuel in a transparent cylindrical hinge.

LG's new concept laptop using edge to edge OLED displays for both the keyboard and display, and blue methanol liquid fuel in a transparent cylindrical hinge.

nice! #2337 problem!
spray on condoms? german design has gone to a whole new level. 

...wtf.

spray on condoms? german design has gone to a whole new level.

...wtf.

nice! #2336 problem!
Designed to be paired with food like a fine wine, Dry Soda comes in sophisticated, all-natural, lightly-sweetened flavors like Lemongrass and Kumquat.

Designed to be paired with food like a fine wine, Dry Soda comes in sophisticated, all-natural, lightly-sweetened flavors like Lemongrass and Kumquat.

nice! #2335 problem!
Leaning into the theme of eroticism:
Divine Interventions creates religious-themed pleasure products.

ATTN: Some may find it offensive, I find it humorous.

Leaning into the theme of eroticism:
Divine Interventions creates religious-themed pleasure products.

ATTN: Some may find it offensive, I find it humorous.

nice! #2334 problem!
With a nod towards Notcot post on "Dirty Walls" (07/31/06), I proudly present Grafuck  2. Grafuck is an annual publication that features erotic work from a group of diverse emerging and established artists.

With a nod towards Notcot post on "Dirty Walls" (07/31/06), I proudly present Grafuck 2. Grafuck is an annual publication that features erotic work from a group of diverse emerging and established artists.

nice! #2333 problem!
A clever idea from across the pond that would make the perfect present for that technically challenged relative who keeps bugging you to make them a website.

A clever idea from across the pond that would make the perfect present for that technically challenged relative who keeps bugging you to make them a website.

nice! #2332 problem!
La Cie announces its new Ora Ito designed HUBY. Seriously, it is like the offspring of the Ogo and the Powersquid. And i want it.

FEATUREDLa Cie announces its new Ora Ito designed HUBY. Seriously, it is like the offspring of the Ogo and the Powersquid. And i want it.

nice! #2331 problem!
It's good to remember where you come from. Especially if you're in the UK (talking to you RUGenius!) ~ There's a Maya Brenner Cali necklace waiting for you. (happy early xmas)

It's good to remember where you come from. Especially if you're in the UK (talking to you RUGenius!) ~ There's a Maya Brenner Cali necklace waiting for you. (happy early xmas)

nice! #2330 problem!
post 2324 came from Vessel's Animal Magic Exhibition, and it deserved a full feature of its own.

FEATUREDpost 2324 came from Vessel's Animal Magic Exhibition, and it deserved a full feature of its own.

nice! #2329 problem!
Take a look at the new IKEA Stockholm campaign. And I like the "What the #*%!@ is good quality?" slogan.

Take a look at the new IKEA Stockholm campaign. And I like the "What the #*%!@ is good quality?" slogan.

nice! #2328 problem!
Great ad: Triumph is relying upon online videos of ridiculous toughness tests to sell their boats. Via NYT

Great ad: Triumph is relying upon online videos of ridiculous toughness tests to sell their boats. Via NYT

nice! #2327 problem!
Ran in to street artist, CHASE, over at Shop LA ~ some great motivationally playful stencil paintings worth a look

FEATUREDRan in to street artist, CHASE, over at Shop LA ~ some great motivationally playful stencil paintings worth a look

nice! #2326 problem!
'the authority on contemporary tableware', Vessel,  or more specifically Hella Jongerius has created bowls with little animals in the center. ever wanted your morning cereal to create a little lake around a fawn, snail or bird?

'the authority on contemporary tableware', Vessel, or more specifically Hella Jongerius has created bowls with little animals in the center. ever wanted your morning cereal to create a little lake around a fawn, snail or bird?

nice! #2324 problem!
a couple of badass penguins goin' to town.  its the first of december kids, happy holiday madness.

a couple of badass penguins goin' to town. its the first of december kids, happy holiday madness.

nice! #2323 problem!
I looove this... it's the Open Edition LED Clock by Jonas Damon. I think you can stack it vertically and horizontally. Either way, it's very cool. It's gotten a LOT of press lately.

I looove this... it's the Open Edition LED Clock by Jonas Damon. I think you can stack it vertically and horizontally. Either way, it's very cool. It's gotten a LOT of press lately.

nice! #2322 problem!
Open Air flatware by Maarten Baptist. It's a 24-piece set. Love the hollow handles. Wouldn't mind this in my stocking...   :-)

Open Air flatware by Maarten Baptist. It's a 24-piece set. Love the hollow handles. Wouldn't mind this in my stocking... :-)

nice! #2321 problem!
i dont usually go for pretty plates, but this spider plate featured in chow's design table settings article caught my eye.

i dont usually go for pretty plates, but this spider plate featured in chow's design table settings article caught my eye.

nice! #2320 problem!
kinda like the cheekyboutique from last week, but more craftsy.  make your own trophy animal heads without having to kill anything.  =)

kinda like the cheekyboutique from last week, but more craftsy. make your own trophy animal heads without having to kill anything. =)

nice! #2319 problem!
Also from Fred Flare - the tiny Camera Ring - might be more fun if you could shoot pics with it... someday perhaps.

Also from Fred Flare - the tiny Camera Ring - might be more fun if you could shoot pics with it... someday perhaps.

nice! #2318 problem!
Bling your genius with this tiny genius calculator ring. i'd be more impressed if that genius was spelled with numbers upside down.

Bling your genius with this tiny genius calculator ring. i'd be more impressed if that genius was spelled with numbers upside down.

nice! #2317 problem!
This is the world's deepest pool, located in Belgium.  It's open for swimming and diving lessons.  Very cool business philosophy.

This is the world's deepest pool, located in Belgium. It's open for swimming and diving lessons. Very cool business philosophy.

nice! #2316 problem!
The CrustaStun: the end of the boiling water vs stake to the heart arguement
Via A Thrilling Wonder

The CrustaStun: the end of the boiling water vs stake to the heart arguement
Via A Thrilling Wonder

nice! #2315 problem!
a VERY useful tool for anyone planning to redecorate, move furniture, etc. A room planning Flash app which lets you customize dimensions, adjust furniture types and add features. Great time saving for interior decorators/designers.

a VERY useful tool for anyone planning to redecorate, move furniture, etc. A room planning Flash app which lets you customize dimensions, adjust furniture types and add features. Great time saving for interior decorators/designers.

nice! #2314 problem!
The newest edition to the Meomi family:  The Octonauts, an adventure book. Be sure to check out Meomi.com, where you can find great freebies, magnets, pins, and all sorts of Meomi counterculture.

The newest edition to the Meomi family: The Octonauts, an adventure book. Be sure to check out Meomi.com, where you can find great freebies, magnets, pins, and all sorts of Meomi counterculture.

nice! #2313 problem!
the mah jongg menorah makes me smile.  =)

the mah jongg menorah makes me smile. =)

nice! #2311 problem!
These eco-herb pots are even better than buzzy seeds that needed repotting (which was a pain once the roots were so entwined, here you simply place the whole thing in the ground!

These eco-herb pots are even better than buzzy seeds that needed repotting (which was a pain once the roots were so entwined, here you simply place the whole thing in the ground!

nice! #2310 problem!
Vache Rouge Puzzle - designed by Gerard Petremand. Made by Naef Spiele AG, Zofingen, Switzerland... great sustainable wood puzzle over at Branch

Vache Rouge Puzzle - designed by Gerard Petremand. Made by Naef Spiele AG, Zofingen, Switzerland... great sustainable wood puzzle over at Branch

nice! #2309 problem!
Wow that's an impressive pi tattoo

Wow that's an impressive pi tattoo

nice! #2308 problem!
Signature bangle design by Liana Kabel using retro black and white knitting needles handshaped into bracelets. (see #1602 for more)

Signature bangle design by Liana Kabel using retro black and white knitting needles handshaped into bracelets. (see #1602 for more)

nice! #2307 problem!
Amazing origami by Origami Joel on Flickr.

Amazing origami by Origami Joel on Flickr.

nice! #2306 problem!
i present, the rollertoaster

i present, the rollertoaster

nice! #2305 problem!
We all become nostalgic at Christmas, Easter and other holidays. The utility items from Cult Design connect to tradition, but have a modern expression.

We all become nostalgic at Christmas, Easter and other holidays. The utility items from Cult Design connect to tradition, but have a modern expression.

nice! #2304 problem!
The Barbara Bowl from Myrica Design.

The Barbara Bowl from Myrica Design.

nice! #2303 problem!
This all-electric sports car from Tesla surly takes the whole industry, "designing cars that are good for the environment", to the next level.

This all-electric sports car from Tesla surly takes the whole industry, "designing cars that are good for the environment", to the next level.

nice! #2302 problem!
Stocking are a must for Christmas.  Monster stockings are a necessity.

Stocking are a must for Christmas. Monster stockings are a necessity.

nice! #2301 problem!
Make your own Fleece Dog, from bits of wool and actual hair from your own pet. I'm glad my dog is all metal and plastic...

Make your own Fleece Dog, from bits of wool and actual hair from your own pet. I'm glad my dog is all metal and plastic...

nice! #2300 problem!
If a moleskine is the analog equivalent of a PDA, this is the Desktop: the Giant Sketch is a 8000 page, 18" tall notebook, available from MATTER. (via JoshSpear)

If a moleskine is the analog equivalent of a PDA, this is the Desktop: the Giant Sketch is a 8000 page, 18" tall notebook, available from MATTER. (via JoshSpear)

nice! #2298 problem!
Necklaces made from old transit tokens.

Necklaces made from old transit tokens.

nice! #2297 problem!
Here's a whole line of t-shirts designed to make fun of corporate bullshit. Wear one to your next shmoozefest.

Here's a whole line of t-shirts designed to make fun of corporate bullshit. Wear one to your next shmoozefest.

nice! #2296 problem!
a turntable powered by a 2.5 cc enginge.

a turntable powered by a 2.5 cc enginge.

nice! #2295 problem!
If you don't preserve nature by installing solar panels, who will? - Incredible ad campaign for EDF.

FEATUREDIf you don't preserve nature by installing solar panels, who will? - Incredible ad campaign for EDF.

nice! #2294 problem!
On great concepts - Love what R Stevens is proposing over at Diesel Sweeties - the alternative to Secret Santas... and use your blog, etc to win free goodies... far more fun and less stress than buying for a stranger.

On great concepts - Love what R Stevens is proposing over at Diesel Sweeties - the alternative to Secret Santas... and use your blog, etc to win free goodies... far more fun and less stress than buying for a stranger.

nice! #2293 problem!
beautiful, cute recycled clothes by swiss designer barbablau

beautiful, cute recycled clothes by swiss designer barbablau

nice! #2292 problem!
"business card for canadian personal trainer poul nielsen designed by publicis, toronto. the name card is difficult to read until it is stretched."

"business card for canadian personal trainer poul nielsen designed by publicis, toronto. the name card is difficult to read until it is stretched."

nice! #2291 problem!
The plastic cursor frames and defines the numbers 1 -31 giving a hidden function to what appears to be a pleasing graphic print.  An excellent Christmas gift idea . . .

The plastic cursor frames and defines the numbers 1 -31 giving a hidden function to what appears to be a pleasing graphic print. An excellent Christmas gift idea . . .

nice! #2290 problem!
Remember my com post about Gifts for Your Indie Ninja? Cnet's CRAVE blog - picked it up and RAN with it - defining who the indie ninja is... updated my post, it was too funny not to share.

FEATUREDRemember my com post about Gifts for Your Indie Ninja? Cnet's CRAVE blog - picked it up and RAN with it - defining who the indie ninja is... updated my post, it was too funny not to share.

nice! #2289 problem!
THINK! by Steelcase - review on com. 99% recyclable, gorgeous, simple, intuitive, and oh so ergo. I think this is THE chair for web 2.0 - the aeron was so last bubble.

FEATUREDTHINK! by Steelcase - review on com. 99% recyclable, gorgeous, simple, intuitive, and oh so ergo. I think this is THE chair for web 2.0 - the aeron was so last bubble.

nice! #2288 problem!
Double Butter based in Denver , this furniture design studio powered by the creative stylings of Dexter Thornton and David Larabee.
Found on core77.com

Double Butter based in Denver , this furniture design studio powered by the creative stylings of Dexter Thornton and David Larabee.
Found on core77.com

nice! #2287 problem!
Impressive 2007 Tech Guide over at Men's Health... cool new nike+ipod=Amp+ bluetooth remote watch thing...

Impressive 2007 Tech Guide over at Men's Health... cool new nike+ipod=Amp+ bluetooth remote watch thing...

nice! #2286 problem!
Love these new pieces over at Wooster, Location: Albany's abandon buildings, stencils by, dwell, one unit and Mr. Prvrt

Love these new pieces over at Wooster, Location: Albany's abandon buildings, stencils by, dwell, one unit and Mr. Prvrt

nice! #2285 problem!
widgetstation is a desk clock which can run widgets! hardware web 2.0 :)

widgetstation is a desk clock which can run widgets! hardware web 2.0 :)

nice! #2284 problem!
Solistone metal stone tiles...

Solistone metal stone tiles...

nice! #2283 problem!
"Stokke Gravity balans offers you the ultimate in comfort. This recliner provides extreme relaxation for mind, spirit and body."

"Stokke Gravity balans offers you the ultimate in comfort. This recliner provides extreme relaxation for mind, spirit and body."

nice! #2282 problem!
There is a fairytale aspect to Shawn Lovell's bed. Although I'm not sure I would want a bird nest directly above me while I sleep...

There is a fairytale aspect to Shawn Lovell's bed. Although I'm not sure I would want a bird nest directly above me while I sleep...

nice! #2281 problem!
It's nice to see that designer are beginning to think about our best friends as well. This futuristic bed from WOWBOW is crafted from 10mm thick acrylic and furnished with luxury faux suede cushions.

It's nice to see that designer are beginning to think about our best friends as well. This futuristic bed from WOWBOW is crafted from 10mm thick acrylic and furnished with luxury faux suede cushions.

nice! #2280 problem!
If you don't like putting real animals up on your wall, but still like the idea and the look of it, this moose bust made of beech wood might do the trick.

If you don't like putting real animals up on your wall, but still like the idea and the look of it, this moose bust made of beech wood might do the trick.

nice! #2279 problem!
The ball-shaped Eva Solo bird feeder is a decorative feature outdoors and a popular feeding place for the small birds in the garden all year round.

The ball-shaped Eva Solo bird feeder is a decorative feature outdoors and a popular feeding place for the small birds in the garden all year round.

nice! #2278 problem!
Cool Hunter reports on Cartier doing a jewel-encrusted Elephant Polo Match in India... wow.

Cool Hunter reports on Cartier doing a jewel-encrusted Elephant Polo Match in India... wow.

nice! #2277 problem!
Product of God. What a name. Deep breathe, once you're over the name... they have great limited ed prints! From artists like my fav Genevieve Gauckler!!

Product of God. What a name. Deep breathe, once you're over the name... they have great limited ed prints! From artists like my fav Genevieve Gauckler!!

nice! #2276 problem!
I love Jordan Crane's work, and this cover for Craphound 6 is awesome. "Full to the bursting point of images depicting death, telephones, and scissors."  How could I NOT buy this??

I love Jordan Crane's work, and this cover for Craphound 6 is awesome. "Full to the bursting point of images depicting death, telephones, and scissors." How could I NOT buy this??

nice! #2274 problem!
dr. of botany in paris, patrick blanc is the originator of the vertical garden. his english site is finally up (mostly), and the work on it is amazing. (this photo does not do it justice.)

dr. of botany in paris, patrick blanc is the originator of the vertical garden. his english site is finally up (mostly), and the work on it is amazing. (this photo does not do it justice.)

nice! #2273 problem!
The portfolio of Ravi Vasavan

The portfolio of Ravi Vasavan

nice! #2272 problem!
Concept storage solution by Tom Seymour.

Concept storage solution by Tom Seymour.

nice! #2271 problem!
Show more posts!
Loading...
-->