An emergency staging area complex, that acts as a tennis court during non-emergency times. By japanese architect Shuhei Endo. The giant green wall helps to control the high temperatures.
The Baek SeaTub lounge Chair ~ a fun bathtub hybrid!
Yelle in Santiago de Chile featured an astonishing light set. Very good show also, better than the San Francisco.
Limited Edition HBO Mimobots are the latest toy collaboration, and playful press release format? Here's one from the new show Little Britain USA!
Also by Perfectos Dragones - the Velador Table Lamp - looks like a metal cloth draped over a bulb.
In Portugal, pavement is synonymous of art. Being usually used in sidewalks, it's in plazas and atriums that this tradition finds the deepest expression.
Volvo launches the market’s first commercially viable hybrid bus. The lower fuel consumption of the Volvo 7700 Hybrid reduces the emission of the greenhouse gas CO2 by up to 30%.
XKCD examines the observable universe from the top down on a logarithmic scale.
Westwood Hotel Identity created by Julien De Repentigny
The versatile Paper Pack by MicroWorks - a folder cut from a single board that can be used as a file or a writing pad.
Love the pretty shape of Jirachai Tangkijngawmong's Leaf Bench.
Knoend's Lite2go eliminates packaging waste by making the lamp shade itself the packaging.
Interesting multi-faceted Table Cube by Ricardo Garza Marcos.
I love the playfulness of Perfectos Dragones' Bagu Lamp - so colorful and reminiscent of the lunch box drinks I enjoyed as a kid.
Stefan Glerum's gorgeous drawings about the obsessive nature of crate digging/record collecting.
Simple Koin Wood Banks.
New Gallery NOTCOT tags are up! Now showcasing the beautiful work of Kimberly Wu's JOY ~ a brilliant example of what happens when you blend passion for illustration and car design!
10-question interview with designer/artist Blake E. Marquis. He will be in the upcoming group show "Park Life", curated by Studio Number One, which opens at LA's Subliminal Projects on Oct. 4th.
The Smithsonian's new Sant Ocean Hall looks definitely worth checking out.
Love todays Non Sequitur.... about wild ducks! (click through to see the rest of the strip)
The coatrack 'superemma' is a tribute to the classic trolley and brings a striking statement, the joy of consumption into your home. Elaborate construction of chromium-plated steel.
Bright Booklet set from OrangeBeautiful
d*face's cement spray cans popping up in london are incredible!
Ouwenz.com is an online portfolio of finnish graphic designer and illustrator Olli-Pekka Jauhiainen.
defense mechanism... the new spot for honda fit... created by RPA Santa Monica and produced by Digital Domain...
Canadian graffiti artist, Elicser, delivers unique and gritty images from an interesting perspective.
Haruo Suekichi: The Steampunk Watchmaker
"Reminiscent of Jules Verne and influenced by manga, his finely crafted watches are of a vintage futuristic kind."
I discovered Elisa Johns and her amazing paintings in New American Paintings, but her work really belongs in W.
new Banksy commisioned rat in Soho. Banky hearts NY!
You can vote for your favorite project at the Cooper Hewitt's People's Design Awards
Cotton tote bags printed with all the letters of the alphabet, from A to Z! Alphabet Bags' virtual doors swung open just minutes ago!
The Community Bridge. This is not real, it is an illusion. Incredible trompe l'oil by muralist William Cochran and his assistants.
A contemporary design for a pool house from Austria.
The Alfa Romeo Spix concept car . The first flying concept car from Creatix Studio.
NeoCube ~ as seen in #14197 ~ we ordered, and i can't stop playing with it - here's a 10% discount code: MyNeo (exp 12/25/08) Same as those magnetic jewelry kits but cheaper and more pieces!
Not only are the boxes funky and useful, but they are actually redesigned for the Norwegian Salvation Army, by using the materials from old beds and belts!
Great 8bit videoclip made by Bob Mayata ft. Boy Wonder. Good flash programming...
A bicycle parking design for Jaffa port. uses the platform edge to save space. can hold 8 bicycles.
Best Science Images of 2008 have been Announced.
The beautiful bottle of Kenzopower, a new fragrance for men by Kenzo, was designed by Kenya Hara, the Artistic Director of Muji.
From Gym to Apartment...One day i'll have a space like this!
"Sound Wave" (2007) by Jean Shin ~ awesome wave or records ~ see more of the ‘Second Lives’ at the Museum of Arts and Design in this NYT slideshow!
The loss of legendary actor, devoted husband, philanthropist and race car driver Paul Newman will affect the entire world. Here are images, links to movies,his charities and a video tribute to the beautiful blue-eyed sex symbol.
Shanghai Map - The most incredibly accurate interactive map of Shanghai - Google-maps meets Sim City 2000. Looking forward to the Zürich edition.
Beautiful figurative paintings by Tessar Lo.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights ~ a gorgeous textual animation by Seth Brau we should all pay attention to...