Described as "equal parts Tim Burton fairy tale, Cindy Sherman photograph, and girlish fantasy," Mercedes Heinwein's pencil drawings are always hopelessly engaging.
Dylan Coulter's striking portraits of sports heroes will help satisfy your post-olympic needs.
Studio Mumbai's Palmyra House, constructed from louvers made from locally harvested Palmyra trees, allowing the facade to be both open and airy or closed for more privacy and protection.
Not just a bird house - a bird apartment complex! Maxime Delporte's La Mangeoire project.
Cowon has announced the new S9 Curve PMP. S9 features a robust 500 MHz CPU, Bluetooth connectivity, digital television tuner, and media player functions.
After cutting the base off your favourite plastic bottle it can be screwed into this cast resin base to create a vase.
Voice Stick is a portable text scanning device for the visually impaired.
Odoardo Fioravanti has redesigned a series of traditional kitchen utensils. Fusion Cooking consists of a palette, ladle and tongs, useful both for cooking and serving.
The winners of "Manifest Hope" contest have been selected and are now on display in Denver, Colorado, at the Democratic Convention.
A creative AD of 303 to IKEA, which simulates a wardrobe, only using 2 media in journal
In the past the Alchemists searched for "Prima Materia", similarly the artist Atla searches for an aesthetical revival of The Fine Arts and for a supreme autonomy of the artist.
Jonathan Bergeron aka Johnny Crap is a skater punk artist from Montreal who's fascinated by "Calaveras". His "two wheeled truck" pieces is part of the Paper Pusher show at G1988 SF
Amazing vintage-like collages by Eduardo Recife at his site Misprinted Type.
For their Spring Summer catalogue, Bergdorf & Goodman went to dark fairy tale land.
A fresh take on a classic - Roma Lubimov's CMYK pen.
David Ngo's Toumei sake carafe has an LED in the base that illuminates the remaining sake. As the carafe is emptied, the light becomes less diffuse.
An amazing and nice portfolio of Beijing 2008 .
In his ‘Camouflage’ series, Liu Bolin painstakingly paints his subjects so that they blend into their surroundings.
Schindlersalmerón created the ZipShape as an investigation into new method of construction, where panels made out of any material can be easily bent without the use of any molds or jigs.
Like the surface of the moon, Moon consists of lots of holes, which give an irregular pattern and casts a graphic shadow.
With the movie "How To Lose Friends and Alienate People" due out soon, its a good time to take a look at what the cover design for the original book its based on looks like - by Cooley Design Lab
The opening exhibition of the skateboard art-related show, SK8OLOGY presented by ISM
This cool contemporary bent plywood furniture, room dividers, architectural partitions, separations and additions can be found at Aswoon™ which were all handmade.
The Holedar Earphones for Philips : concept design with a mix of innovation, minimalism and function.
Finnish illustrator Klaus Haapaniemi is the creator of the beautiful Taika series for Iittala. He has a playful and childish style, lots of details and funny characters.
The design duo at Argington have produced this amazingly awesome bunk bed. First of its kind I would say.
Jackson Clements Burrows Pty Ltd Architects, making architecture which empathizes with its surroundings, designing within perceived constraints.
In this follow-up to the read it helps campaign we got a little bolder and more political. But not forgetting Madonna in the process.
This gorgeous office re-adaption by Bligh Voler Nield recently won a NSW award for its airy open spaces and eco friendly construction.
The Mr.'s funny and irreverent works, great artist from Kaikai Kiki Co. art factory.
Interesting campaign for the new size of Axe Bullet.
On silly finds ~ the graphics and concept of these japanese stick on inflata-boobs and phallic swan were so bizarre we had to share it and make a little video
David Aspinall created "Shredding is all about..." as a means of exploring methods of creating 3-D letter-forms from 2-D materials.
The Maison Carré, which is not far from Paris, is one of the most important private homes designed by Alvar Aalto.
Jason Scott and Mark Denyer-Simmons created “Engine City”. It was a hyper-surreal interpretation of what goes on in one of the massive engines of a NASCAR during a race.
Inspired by Japanese design methods and informed by warm California modernism, the Leura house embodies a new and decidedly Australian brand of contemporary sustainable architecture.
Funny bumpers for The Stew... created by Stuart Langfield for MTV and MTV2...
Impressive showreel of Mark Coleran : visual designer specializing in the design of interfaces for film and television.
Viktor & Rolf's amazing retrospective on dolls at the Barbican(#12726 and #11356) is compared side by side with the original fashions as they appeared on the runway!
First images of the all renovated Parisian concept store Colette, which opened its doors again today. Nothing short of incredible!
The Mayans and Egyptians constructed incredible feats of architecture able to weather the test of time, but they had no idea their pyramids would inspire the shape of the latest carbon-neutral super-structure to hit Dubai.
m&m + M = 3M
Absolutely brilliant photorealism from Argentinian painter Diego Gravinese.
Absolutely fantastic idea from Simpson doors, they are magnetic chalkboard doors. Write on them, stick magnets to them, let your kids have fun writing on your door.
The new CA Academy of Sciences will not only have a living roof ~ and penguins ~ but also recycled DENIM insulation!
Well-researched article on the best pens & pencils for the coming school (slash I'm an adult and just like pens & pencils) year.