Esther Derkx Teapot at Rose and Radish.
Day on Mars finger puppet at the MOMA Store. Made me smile.
STAMPS , cool little mashup of a watch and a limited edition stamp. sold in packs of 2.
i love these wallets! theyre made from old orange juice and milk cartons...giving them a touch of regional flair...and filling me with nostalgia.
Dreaming Flowers Fabric, wall hangings by Massimo Gardone at Moroso. Exquisite.
im a bit surprised that ryan didnt beat me to posting this. ;) "The Valise is a filing system with a lid and a handle attached." i think i love the marketing more than the product though.
spotted these new birdhouses on inhabitat...do we like them? im not so sure...
Executive Coloring Book - "This is my signature. It is big. it is hard to read. Some people have signatures that are easy to read. They never make over a hundred a week."
Kitchen design as I have never seen. Created and designed by La Cucina Alessi.
Link from Trendir.com
Mechanical Mirage: Surrealistic Digital Portraits by ALMACAN. The most amazing images I've seen in a long, long time.
Skip Hop - they call it a line of Home and Nursery Essentials for the Modern Parent... i beg to differ. (see .com review) Incredible designs by Scott Henderson.
Sean McCabe is [wider-than-pictures] a tour de force of design; between the photography, illustrators and his designs, I'm surprised I was able to pick just one image to post...
I saw these sign language keychains at a cute little novelty store this weekend. (: Not only are they fun and colorful, but the packaging (not shown) is really cool! They come packaged in a little plastic bubble. Pretty neat.
Moving Color: Temperature reactive tiles. Touch them, wash them, cool them and they'll change color. Kinda like when you press too hard on your LCD monitor. Cool. [Editor's Note: Prev. seen as #223 ]
Newform has some really "futuristic" looking faucets and fixtures. Check out the new Morpho; a multi angle faucet attached to 4 pliable metal tubes.
Madness that was downtown LA yesterday ~ some images of the art pieces showing in Caltrans center at the LA Weekly Detour festival.
In #1633 Rugenius features the NYTimes Slideshow Feature... but that Bathboat is worth a full feature on its own... Wieki Somer's inverted boat turned bathtub.
sometimes a single image says it all. this mx ninja takes recess to a whole new level. extreme panda riding anyone?
Tiny Showcase: A simplistic and affordable approach to finding new and inspired artists. Mentioned in past (.com) features, but never featured...
Meg Hunt: She's a young illustrator from Arizona. Her work has a nice blend of woodcut hash marks and heavy marker blendings. Unique and comfortable at the same time
Subtle parasol for any garden. Check the site under Products / Parasol 'Shadylace' [Editor's note: prev featured on notcot.com]
"The SNAIL SHELL SYSTEM is a low cost system that enables persons to move around, change their whereabouts and live in various environments."
"design is the new art" says the nytimes. their picks this week are particularly nice.
okay, james jean has been posted before but i love the hands in this illustration
Apfeltasche. Yet another felt laptop sleeve for your MacBook
t-shirt designed by Fred Babb. friends don't let friends draw drunk.
Who needs drugs when you can have the wonderfully bizarre art of Naoto Hattori?
fishloft! amazing! finally, you can see the fish you put in the pond. youve gotta check this one out. [Editor's Note: Now featured on .com!]
New Freitag store in Zurich made from shipping containers.
Longchamp's Maxi Rival in Brown Suede ~ still on my purse hunt
i couldn't trace this to any place where you could buy it, but had to post it anyway. via engadget.
i keep forgetting to post these. check out these sweet decks from mekanism. space invaders/rubiks cube decks. =)
For anyone that missed it ~ possibly the coolest business card i've ever seen. Functional lock picks.
The Giant Collector's Knife. This unique piece contains all 85 tools currently produced by Wenger, makers of the Swiss Army Knife. It is 9-inches long and weighs 2-pounds.
fab collection of fashion photography
Remember when storage was defined by how many pages of typed text it could hold? Floppy Disk Notepad
Wafer Thin CDS? better for backup and storing, easier to stick in files?
Hussein Chalayan's robotic transformer dresses at the Paris Fashion Show
Paint like Jackson Pollock. (Click your mouse to change the colors.) [Editor's Note: seen previously as picked by Rugenius... #502]
and just for good measure (i didnt realize there were so many on the market) here is another mug that holds your sugar
another two in one mug design, again, practical, i dont know, but i really like the handle even if it were empty
And some more recycled bags: billboards this time.
it might not be practical, but its too damn cute
lotus nesting bowls...stunning! i wouldnt even use them, i would just sit them on a table and admire
Big iPod Case review day at NOTCOT.com - Brenthaven Flip Case, Podstar Diablo, and Vaja i-volution