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.
Sneak peek into the Incase design studios in San Francisco ~ see what inspires them ~ what they chalk doodle in the bathroom ~ their black and white workspace ~ and more! It's no wonder their products and packaging are as fun as they are!
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin presents artist Takashi Murakami's newest solo show "Self Portraits" featuring three monumental works, two films, and five sculptures including four Kanye West bears. One each: gold, bronze, silver, and full-color.
This faceted box is actually a communal center, located in Albertslund, Denmark. It includes the regular: kitchen, auditorium, multipurpose area.. but also a skateboarding ramp and a climbing wall. All in the same box. By Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter.