Last month, in August 9-16, Australia’s leading design studios transformed an inner-city Sydney laneway into an inspiring, outdoor exhibition with the theme of “Humanity/Equality”, as part of Sydney Design 09.
From the 'Go Slow Cafe' in 'Pioneers of Change' on Governors Island, NYC in which elderly people prepare and serve food slowly. In the above plate, local food is served in bigger portions than imported food.
They Might Be Giants continue to amaze with their new line up of animated music videos. Added to the list, 'I'm Impressed' and 'I'm a Paleontologist'. Rob Shaw did a gorgeous job using paper robots in 'I'm Impressed' ...
Graffiti artist Erik Inkala will be utterly abandoning his roots by leaving Minneapolis Minnesota, and we're gonna celebrate! It's an art show of epic proportions with street art, photography, painting, music, dancing and more.
Australian illustrator, Lucas Grogan, with somewhat of a fetish for black and white tribal-inspired drawings. His pieces are a marvel of detailed and integrated lines, forms a dizzying maze of alien-themed pictographic images.
Chicago's 826CHI non-profit tutoring center, founded by writer Dave Eggers, just released their online store "Not A Secret Agent Store." Not only an amazing website, but the gadgets available are for the true secret agent.
Google Japan just released this short animated feature that shows how Google Maps’ Streetview function actually works.Perhaps to quell privacy concerns, perhaps not. Either way it’s clever and worth the watch.
The new 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. Its "Gullwing" design pays homage to the legendary Mercedes-Benz 300 SL. Features a 571 horsepower engine good for 0-60 mph sprints in 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 197 mph.
Ping is a Portland restaurant with good service, fast healthy food, all presented with unassuming style. Pok Pok owner, Andy Ricker collaborated with John Jay, one of the leading strategists at the advertising agency Wieden + Kennedy.
Under a violent irruption of forms and structures, everything flows towards a constant evolution. “All that is solid” is a visual and poetic journey influenced by art, design, architecture and photography.
TAXI, The Ebeling Group, Pirate Radio, and XYZ are very proud to support One Laptop per Child with this animation called "A to Z". OLPC is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the word's poorest children.
Logitech Squeezebox Radio! It's like a mini version of the Boom ~ wirelessly streaming all your networked and internet music! Only it can even run on batteries, so easier to move around the house or bring outside! (no remote though!)
A urban intervention in Bratislava by Vallo Sadovsky architects. BA_Lik is a pavilion for urban activities. Closed during winter, open in summer, it is a platform for different activities at a historical square in the city.
Bram Hendriks creates incredibly beautiful wooden furniture that features natural details like live moss on bark and industrial decorative details like screws (which also serve a functional purpose) arranged in a studded fashion.
This is the TV commercial created by BBH, London for new Surf Twilight Sensations. Shot entirely in camera, using theatrical shadow puppetry. Production from Sonny, London, and directed by Guy Manwaring.
A pop-up shop for Punkalive, a furniture company based in Punkaharju, Finland. Their collection of chairs, tables and storage units are all crafted from wood collected within a hundred kilometers of their factory.
MOMA's Paola Antonelli interview by Tom Bieling (Design Research Network) - relationship between 'making' and 'thinking', interesting new role for the designer between 'problemsolver' and 'sensemaker'. The Problem Maker!
London's tallest garden! An eight story high vertical garden by Patrick Blanc featuring over 260 plant species, 12,000 plants, has been unveiled on the Athenaeum Hotel in London’s Piccadilly neighborhood.
Video teaser for Gestalten’s upcoming book, "Papercraft: Design and Art with Paper." From playful and whimsical to downright painstaking, paper is resurging among young artists as an experimental material for design.