at das park hotel in linz you can crash in converted drain pipes.  it must be cold in the winter, but pretty awesome overall.

at das park hotel in linz you can crash in converted drain pipes. it must be cold in the winter, but pretty awesome overall.

nice! #2811 problem!
Cool Palladium USB memory stick made by S.T. Dupont. It kind of reminds me of their lighters.

Cool Palladium USB memory stick made by S.T. Dupont. It kind of reminds me of their lighters.

nice! #2810 problem!
Format Mag is offering a  free iPod to the best hip-hop crayon artist on the Internet.

Format Mag is offering a free iPod to the best hip-hop crayon artist on the Internet.

nice! #2809 problem!
Eltono and Nuria's 'Private and Public' on woostercollective.  great little gallery show in gothenburg.

Eltono and Nuria's 'Private and Public' on woostercollective. great little gallery show in gothenburg.

nice! #2808 problem!
Custom made Mao Beer tap by Joel Colley of 12.

Custom made Mao Beer tap by Joel Colley of 12.

nice! #2807 problem!
Grand Content! The questions of life really are this simple.  It all makes sense now!  [Quicktime Video] [Editor's Note: been watching this all week... its amazing and slightly sad]

Grand Content! The questions of life really are this simple. It all makes sense now! [Quicktime Video] [Editor's Note: been watching this all week... its amazing and slightly sad]

nice! #2806 problem!
Great  idea for a usb pen that could be a soccer toy on your desk!!!

Great idea for a usb pen that could be a soccer toy on your desk!!!

nice! #2805 problem!
The animal/jewelry photography on Karen Walker is amazing...

FEATUREDThe animal/jewelry photography on Karen Walker is amazing...

nice! #2804 problem!
Champagne-to-go! Design by Form Stark

Champagne-to-go! Design by Form Stark

nice! #2803 problem!
FREE! Desktop Necromancer! Also from No Gun Army, and another 'print and tape' toy - too cute not to post.

FREE! Desktop Necromancer! Also from No Gun Army, and another 'print and tape' toy - too cute not to post.

nice! #2802 problem!
MoMA Spring Preview 2007. Joey Roth covers the latest new products to look forward to in MoMA's upcoming collections, a lot of must sees worth checking out.

FEATUREDMoMA Spring Preview 2007. Joey Roth covers the latest new products to look forward to in MoMA's upcoming collections, a lot of must sees worth checking out.

nice! #2801 problem!
Qora & Shai have some great simple canvas prints...

Qora & Shai have some great simple canvas prints...

nice! #2800 problem!
Beguilingly simple, yet expressive t-shirts from london upstarts Nogunarmy

Beguilingly simple, yet expressive t-shirts from london upstarts Nogunarmy

nice! #2799 problem!
Great Wii and Wario Badges from Nacho Yague, avaliable on his prickie shop

Great Wii and Wario Badges from Nacho Yague, avaliable on his prickie shop

nice! #2798 problem!
New Old Spice campaign featuring Bruce Campbell. Ahoy.

New Old Spice campaign featuring Bruce Campbell. Ahoy.

nice! #2797 problem!
this week's personal shopper features stylish uses or "reclamations" of wood.  this egg stool or side-table is one of the most sensuous pieces i've ever seen.  i just want to touch it...

this week's personal shopper features stylish uses or "reclamations" of wood. this egg stool or side-table is one of the most sensuous pieces i've ever seen. i just want to touch it...

nice! #2796 problem!
Some very sweet products from this German design duo on formalising the throwaway elements of everyday.

Some very sweet products from this German design duo on formalising the throwaway elements of everyday.

nice! #2795 problem!
nytimes slideshow of fedoras.  now i love a good hat, but this slideshow made me collapse into a fit of the giggles.  is it just me?

nytimes slideshow of fedoras. now i love a good hat, but this slideshow made me collapse into a fit of the giggles. is it just me?

nice! #2794 problem!
as you all know we recently celebrated herge's birthday.   so a post about tintin's creator was in order.  check out this designbooms coverage of georges remi at pompidou centre.

as you all know we recently celebrated herge's birthday. so a post about tintin's creator was in order. check out this designbooms coverage of georges remi at pompidou centre.

nice! #2793 problem!
as you know i am slightly obsessed with cuffs.  this Slitz design from Pia Walln combines sterling silver with comfy wool!

as you know i am slightly obsessed with cuffs. this Slitz design from Pia Walln combines sterling silver with comfy wool!

nice! #2792 problem!
Line extentions from voeslauer water company look sooo nice. I, personally love the shape of the glasses! [editor's note - this takes you to a pdf]

Line extentions from voeslauer water company look sooo nice. I, personally love the shape of the glasses! [editor's note - this takes you to a pdf]

nice! #2791 problem!
Ducati's 2006 Sport Classic. The design is based on the 1973 Imola Race winning bike ridden by Paul Smart. Retro the way it's supposed to be done!

Ducati's 2006 Sport Classic. The design is based on the 1973 Imola Race winning bike ridden by Paul Smart. Retro the way it's supposed to be done!

nice! #2790 problem!
Untitled 3  from the 'Like Wearing a Love Letter' Series by Colleen Baran.

Untitled 3 from the 'Like Wearing a Love Letter' Series by Colleen Baran.

nice! #2789 problem!
Aqua Climb - a rockwall for POOLS. Seems like one of the worst ideas ever, yet i cant stop wanting to try it.

Aqua Climb - a rockwall for POOLS. Seems like one of the worst ideas ever, yet i cant stop wanting to try it.

nice! #2788 problem!
CRAVE has this great video of wii play in the penthouse suite at the Hotel Gansevoort. I'm jealous. But for all you kids who want to wii, maybe you need to check ourself into a boutique hotel instead of waiting outside target.

FEATUREDCRAVE has this great video of wii play in the penthouse suite at the Hotel Gansevoort. I'm jealous. But for all you kids who want to wii, maybe you need to check ourself into a boutique hotel instead of waiting outside target.

nice! #2787 problem!
Dave Pressler's Endorphins ~ don't they just give you a burst of energy?

Dave Pressler's Endorphins ~ don't they just give you a burst of energy?

nice! #2786 problem!
Beautiful "bottomed" coloured glass. The series is
called Bolle, it is made by Venini  and designed by Tapio Wirkkala

Beautiful "bottomed" coloured glass. The series is
called Bolle, it is made by Venini and designed by Tapio Wirkkala

nice! #2785 problem!
Japanese Foliage Brushes from Jason Gaylor at Designfruit. Free Photoshop Brushes, Free PNG files, and Vector art available for purchase.

Japanese Foliage Brushes from Jason Gaylor at Designfruit. Free Photoshop Brushes, Free PNG files, and Vector art available for purchase.

nice! #2784 problem!
Because i travel with the tech version of "everything and the kitchen sink" ~ i am likely to carry a powerstrip ~ so loving that Monster of all people has designed a gorgeous powerful compact surge protector. (6 outlets!)

Because i travel with the tech version of "everything and the kitchen sink" ~ i am likely to carry a powerstrip ~ so loving that Monster of all people has designed a gorgeous powerful compact surge protector. (6 outlets!)

nice! #2783 problem!
For those with wiis who are going through batteries like water, i love this charging station with the NiMH Batteries and the built in rubber grip... Nyko.

For those with wiis who are going through batteries like water, i love this charging station with the NiMH Batteries and the built in rubber grip... Nyko.

nice! #2782 problem!
Book made from an egg carton and brown grocery bags.

Book made from an egg carton and brown grocery bags.

nice! #2781 problem!
Grumpy Girl presents the Auto Bird Turd Kit - yes, you read that right, and its brilliant for anyone who actually takes the time to use elbow grease to take care of those bird poos.

FEATUREDGrumpy Girl presents the Auto Bird Turd Kit - yes, you read that right, and its brilliant for anyone who actually takes the time to use elbow grease to take care of those bird poos.

nice! #2780 problem!
Susan Stockwell's work with maps ~ breathtaking... everything from dresses to inspiring countries made of anything you can think of.

Susan Stockwell's work with maps ~ breathtaking... everything from dresses to inspiring countries made of anything you can think of.

nice! #2779 problem!
Geoffrey Packer's DNA Staircase... i am in awe... and desperately need it in my future loft

Geoffrey Packer's DNA Staircase... i am in awe... and desperately need it in my future loft

nice! #2778 problem!
Hurry Up, a show by Wieden + Kennedy 12 in Portland will be on display until the end of the month.

Hurry Up, a show by Wieden + Kennedy 12 in Portland will be on display until the end of the month.

nice! #2777 problem!
Impressive photos of abandoned russian planes.

Impressive photos of abandoned russian planes.

nice! #2776 problem!
A circle made by following the natural curve in a line of shopping carts. Costco parking lot Goleta, CA.

A circle made by following the natural curve in a line of shopping carts. Costco parking lot Goleta, CA.

nice! #2775 problem!
A mouse cage mated with a music box. The compulsive energy of a running mouse generates Brahm's Lullaby.

A mouse cage mated with a music box. The compulsive energy of a running mouse generates Brahm's Lullaby.

nice! #2774 problem!
An excellent idea to setting up a wireless lan. With style, no wire, everywhere you want in your house. [Editor's note: fascinating wifi concept(?) using light bulb sockets]

An excellent idea to setting up a wireless lan. With style, no wire, everywhere you want in your house. [Editor's note: fascinating wifi concept(?) using light bulb sockets]

nice! #2773 problem!
It's all about the coolest toasters! Check out this one on db. [and all the results of the international design competition 'ceramics for breakfast' organized by designboom and MACEF.]

It's all about the coolest toasters! Check out this one on db. [and all the results of the international design competition 'ceramics for breakfast' organized by designboom and MACEF.]

nice! #2772 problem!
"Plant the piece" and Seed Bombs ~ great project changing the way you can make an impact...

FEATURED"Plant the piece" and Seed Bombs ~ great project changing the way you can make an impact...

nice! #2771 problem!
Inspired by 2768  - sarah cihat's plates are so gorgeous were worthy of a second post!  this orange jolly roger plate is just stunning. As is the whole jolly roger line in particular.

Inspired by 2768 - sarah cihat's plates are so gorgeous were worthy of a second post! this orange jolly roger plate is just stunning. As is the whole jolly roger line in particular.

nice! #2770 problem!
Ross Lovegrove Interview on designboom!

Ross Lovegrove Interview on designboom!

nice! #2769 problem!
Sarah Cihat takes old, used plates and refinishes and resells them with pretty new designs.

Sarah Cihat takes old, used plates and refinishes and resells them with pretty new designs.

nice! #2768 problem!
It's a brand spankin new magazine... in beta of course

It's a brand spankin new magazine... in beta of course

nice! #2767 problem!
Been loving those pins over at prickie for ages & couldnt resist posting these oh so cute guys from Bumping Uglies.

Been loving those pins over at prickie for ages & couldnt resist posting these oh so cute guys from Bumping Uglies.

nice! #2766 problem!
Modern Twist VINOTAGZ! Brilliant, silicon, and great packaging...

FEATUREDModern Twist VINOTAGZ! Brilliant, silicon, and great packaging...

nice! #2765 problem!
great article and slideshow on how advertising is EVERYWHERE...even more than before.

great article and slideshow on how advertising is EVERYWHERE...even more than before.

nice! #2764 problem!
cute times article demystifying the wii.

cute times article demystifying the wii.

nice! #2763 problem!
Urban art/fashion magazine, Format, drops issue seven, featuring Undr-Crown, Blokhedz, All City Style, Duro3, and much more. Great issue.

Urban art/fashion magazine, Format, drops issue seven, featuring Undr-Crown, Blokhedz, All City Style, Duro3, and much more. Great issue.

nice! #2762 problem!
Neil Duerden's powerful and rich artwork is astonishing.  Using colors I did not know existed to create wonderful media.  So complex yet so solid.

Neil Duerden's powerful and rich artwork is astonishing. Using colors I did not know existed to create wonderful media. So complex yet so solid.

nice! #2761 problem!
corporate logos done with web2.0[tm] styling. made me vomit a little bit in my mouth. [Editor's Note: The square cookies and 2.0ughnuts crack me up]

corporate logos done with web2.0[tm] styling. made me vomit a little bit in my mouth. [Editor's Note: The square cookies and 2.0ughnuts crack me up]

nice! #2760 problem!
"revealing the ardent desire of a defined space. finding the design. tattooing the wall"

"revealing the ardent desire of a defined space. finding the design. tattooing the wall"

nice! #2759 problem!
Stylish bag including the illusion of a gun. Vlieger & Vandam.

Stylish bag including the illusion of a gun. Vlieger & Vandam.

nice! #2758 problem!
Cool idea, for all of us who just can't find the keys... Original design to put your mail and hang your keys.

Cool idea, for all of us who just can't find the keys... Original design to put your mail and hang your keys.

nice! #2757 problem!
its an ifone!  hehe...great iphone spoof.  it could only be better if they'd gone with duct tape.

its an ifone! hehe...great iphone spoof. it could only be better if they'd gone with duct tape.

nice! #2755 problem!
design fckr's advert archive is full of fun and clever campaigns.  this is one for cedar liquid wax.  protects wood. =P

design fckr's advert archive is full of fun and clever campaigns. this is one for cedar liquid wax. protects wood. =P

nice! #2754 problem!
Figa Charm by CharmCo... "wards off the evil eye" and definitely sends a nice strong message...

Figa Charm by CharmCo... "wards off the evil eye" and definitely sends a nice strong message...

nice! #2753 problem!
PNUT Jewelry - Fun gun with silencer charm from pnut - and i've updated this since i found so many other great ones there, it needed its own feature.

FEATUREDPNUT Jewelry - Fun gun with silencer charm from pnut - and i've updated this since i found so many other great ones there, it needed its own feature.

nice! #2752 problem!
CES gadgets - Spectec has a TINY SD card gps receiver where you can load maps on the microsd  - SDG-810

CES gadgets - Spectec has a TINY SD card gps receiver where you can load maps on the microsd - SDG-810

nice! #2750 problem!
Hermes Vie Argent Silk Scarf - Hermes have released a new silk scarf centered on their Caleche logo and "H" monogram which appear to be made of molten silver which gives it its name, Vie.

Hermes Vie Argent Silk Scarf - Hermes have released a new silk scarf centered on their Caleche logo and "H" monogram which appear to be made of molten silver which gives it its name, Vie.

nice! #2749 problem!
dont miss the kidrobots new dunny azteca series , the launch parties are on january 18. featuring mexican artists as:  the beast brothers, hula hula, Artemio and many more

dont miss the kidrobots new dunny azteca series , the launch parties are on january 18. featuring mexican artists as: the beast brothers, hula hula, Artemio and many more

nice! #2748 problem!
The Reactable, is a state-of-the-art multi-user electro-acoustic music instrument with a tabletop tangible user interface. the best part is that is free you only need a couple of things to set it up!!!

The Reactable, is a state-of-the-art multi-user electro-acoustic music instrument with a tabletop tangible user interface. the best part is that is free you only need a couple of things to set it up!!!

nice! #2747 problem!
a fun quirky game by trevor vanmeter - FLYGUY! [Editor's note: its a classic!]

a fun quirky game by trevor vanmeter - FLYGUY! [Editor's note: its a classic!]

nice! #2746 problem!
Hey JOB HUNTERS : hot new job posting site for folks like us, pretty, and based out of LA.

Hey JOB HUNTERS : hot new job posting site for folks like us, pretty, and based out of LA.

nice! #2745 problem!
Jaime Hayon's Showtime Collection for BD Barcelona.

FEATUREDJaime Hayon's Showtime Collection for BD Barcelona.

nice! #2744 problem!
These recycled bic pen chandeliers by En Pieza look just as classy (if not classier), refract light in the most gorgeous way, AND are far more creative and eco-friendly than their staid crystal counterparts. What more could you ask for in a chandelier?

These recycled bic pen chandeliers by En Pieza look just as classy (if not classier), refract light in the most gorgeous way, AND are far more creative and eco-friendly than their staid crystal counterparts. What more could you ask for in a chandelier?

nice! #2743 problem!
This ad is a MUST SEE. Its strangely devious and manipulative yet oh so sweet. What people will do for soccer... "Stratos: makes good better"

VIDEOThis ad is a MUST SEE. Its strangely devious and manipulative yet oh so sweet. What people will do for soccer... "Stratos: makes good better"

nice! #2742 problem!
Great ad campaign (posters and tv spot) for Samaritans... doodles to show whats on your mind?

FEATUREDGreat ad campaign (posters and tv spot) for Samaritans... doodles to show whats on your mind?

nice! #2741 problem!
Wallpaper's design award results are up!

Wallpaper's design award results are up!

nice! #2740 problem!
Sony OLED screen prototypes... interesting design of the stand... but look at how insanely THIN it is! And energy efficient

FEATUREDSony OLED screen prototypes... interesting design of the stand... but look at how insanely THIN it is! And energy efficient

nice! #2739 problem!
iRobot's Create... you can program it to let your hamster steer...

FEATUREDiRobot's Create... you can program it to let your hamster steer...

nice! #2738 problem!
100$ One Laptop per Child ~ actually got a hands on with one at CES, it's amazing. Will definitely help change computing in 3rd world countries.

FEATURED100$ One Laptop per Child ~ actually got a hands on with one at CES, it's amazing. Will definitely help change computing in 3rd world countries.

nice! #2737 problem!
Lichtenberg Figures are fractal-like branching patterns that have been permanently captured within crystal clear acrylic.

Lichtenberg Figures are fractal-like branching patterns that have been permanently captured within crystal clear acrylic.

nice! #2736 problem!
Plenty new products from iRiver during CES2007.
Style & technology, mixed together.

Plenty new products from iRiver during CES2007.
Style & technology, mixed together.

nice! #2735 problem!
this little dude made my day.  music video by Dave the Chimp with music by Robots in Disguise.  Props and sets are salvages  and Ichi Bunny, Product Two, and Saru were all in on it.

this little dude made my day. music video by Dave the Chimp with music by Robots in Disguise. Props and sets are salvages and Ichi Bunny, Product Two, and Saru were all in on it.

nice! #2734 problem!
Wel.. this is the latest from Marcel Wanders. The swing is ready for spring. In your house or garden. Eye catcher of the year by Droog Design.

Wel.. this is the latest from Marcel Wanders. The swing is ready for spring. In your house or garden. Eye catcher of the year by Droog Design.

nice! #2733 problem!
Ben Collison's got some great new pieces in his updated portfolio... something about his ninjas and dragons make me smile.

Ben Collison's got some great new pieces in his updated portfolio... something about his ninjas and dragons make me smile.

nice! #2732 problem!
2007 is the year of the hype. Print, cut, paste your own Jesus phone now... i mean iphone. Note to FWIS - where are the paper wii's to fill store shelves with?

2007 is the year of the hype. Print, cut, paste your own Jesus phone now... i mean iphone. Note to FWIS - where are the paper wii's to fill store shelves with?

nice! #2731 problem!
Aga Range Cookers: extremely efficient heat source, tons of different cast iron cooking compartments to simmer, bake, warm and roast, huge hotplates - and they're sleek and gorgeous!   i think i'll be selling my firstborn...

Aga Range Cookers: extremely efficient heat source, tons of different cast iron cooking compartments to simmer, bake, warm and roast, huge hotplates - and they're sleek and gorgeous! i think i'll be selling my firstborn...

nice! #2730 problem!
Organic in material and form, the new aton luminaires are customizable lighting that elegantly walk the line between function and art.

Organic in material and form, the new aton luminaires are customizable lighting that elegantly walk the line between function and art.

nice! #2729 problem!
Logitech Di Novo Edge... of ALL the things at CES this is the first thing i would run out to buy... incredible new bluetooth keyboard by logitech.

FEATUREDLogitech Di Novo Edge... of ALL the things at CES this is the first thing i would run out to buy... incredible new bluetooth keyboard by logitech.

nice! #2728 problem!
The world needs a reminder of how happy it was 3 weeks ago. Brilliant portfolio of Team Lazer of the Lazer Dome!

The world needs a reminder of how happy it was 3 weeks ago. Brilliant portfolio of Team Lazer of the Lazer Dome!

nice! #2727 problem!
Soviet Bus Stops.

Soviet Bus Stops.

nice! #2726 problem!
A HUGE (4 pages of tiny thumbs) archive of logos painted on the sides of VW buses!

A HUGE (4 pages of tiny thumbs) archive of logos painted on the sides of VW buses!

nice! #2725 problem!
I know, I'm very sick of Vespas too but, heh..it's a rickshaw.

I know, I'm very sick of Vespas too but, heh..it's a rickshaw.

nice! #2724 problem!
Qualcomm's tech archaeological dig at CES. It is booths like this which make me want to find a project where i can start designing these types of experiences!!!

FEATUREDQualcomm's tech archaeological dig at CES. It is booths like this which make me want to find a project where i can start designing these types of experiences!!!

nice! #2723 problem!
If NOTCOT had a best booth of CES pick - BELKIN won, hands down.

FEATUREDIf NOTCOT had a best booth of CES pick - BELKIN won, hands down.

nice! #2722 problem!
as cool as 2709's is - the futurama deserved its own post... spacecoyote's cartoon to anime skills are fascinating

as cool as 2709's is - the futurama deserved its own post... spacecoyote's cartoon to anime skills are fascinating

nice! #2721 problem!
Smoker Kerplunk! Objects that explore the playful side of smoking in the wake of smoking bans across the UK

Smoker Kerplunk! Objects that explore the playful side of smoking in the wake of smoking bans across the UK

nice! #2720 problem!
Nice illustrations by Andy Smith, cool/strange hand screenprinted books and posters in his shop.

Nice illustrations by Andy Smith, cool/strange hand screenprinted books and posters in his shop.

nice! #2718 problem!
The Pink colourway of Teeter, by Joe Ledbetter and Kidrobot, is coming this February. Love the way this guy can balance on your desk.

The Pink colourway of Teeter, by Joe Ledbetter and Kidrobot, is coming this February. Love the way this guy can balance on your desk.

nice! #2717 problem!
For all those creative mii's, someone got entrepreneurial and is making buttons for you...

For all those creative mii's, someone got entrepreneurial and is making buttons for you...

nice! #2716 problem!
Free Banksy Art now available!!! He goes against eBay piratry!! Nice!

Free Banksy Art now available!!! He goes against eBay piratry!! Nice!

nice! #2715 problem!
The HansaMurano Cenedese faucet is the most adorable creation from Hansa and is a perfect fit for a contemporay high-end powder room.

The HansaMurano Cenedese faucet is the most adorable creation from Hansa and is a perfect fit for a contemporay high-end powder room.

nice! #2714 problem!
i love incorporating driftwood, antlers and other stylish detritus into home decor, so definitely love these spaltana lamps.

i love incorporating driftwood, antlers and other stylish detritus into home decor, so definitely love these spaltana lamps.

nice! #2713 problem!
knitta please (knit-graf) as featured on inhabitat.  find out more about houston's knitted street-art.

knitta please (knit-graf) as featured on inhabitat. find out more about houston's knitted street-art.

nice! #2712 problem!
Karim Rashid Triple Jigger. Yes, TRIPLE.

Karim Rashid Triple Jigger. Yes, TRIPLE.

nice! #2711 problem!
the abstractor lets you turn your idiot box into a work of art.  fun idea...with lots of possibilities.   a new way to play with your tv thanks to ji lee.

the abstractor lets you turn your idiot box into a work of art. fun idea...with lots of possibilities. a new way to play with your tv thanks to ji lee.

nice! #2710 problem!
Matt Groening's creations turns into manga style (Japanese Comic)... and famous mangas turns into Matt Groening's style. Great works by spacecoyote.

Matt Groening's creations turns into manga style (Japanese Comic)... and famous mangas turns into Matt Groening's style. Great works by spacecoyote.

nice! #2709 problem!
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