The NYtimes celebrate the career of Thomas Eisner, a towering figure in the fields of biology, ecology and evolution. Eisner was well known for his in-depth studies of insects, like this Australian sawfly guarding her larvae.
'Tip Ton' Chair by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby in collaboration with Vitra. Cool video about it! The Tip Ton chair will launch at the Milan Salone del Mobile, Hall 20 C05/ D04 from 12 - 17 April 2011.
Interview with Vancouver-based artist Andrea Wan whose illustrations read like dreams, mystifying yet lucid. Her characters explore environments of the subconscious, seemingly suspended in a white void.
Limited edition skateboard decks by Steve Olson and Harry Jumonji. The deck has a unique shape and a shiny black base. Each deck is signed and numbered using silver Krink ink pens, Independent Trucks and 78 Ricta cloud wheels.
SubMap from Dániel Feles, Krisztián Gergely, Attila Bujdosó, and Gáspár Hajdu, of new media research lab Kitchen Budapest. Abstract subjective maps of Finland that represent online and offline activity and personal preferences.
Core77 enjoy dinner with DesignMarketo at London's Barbican Centre. At this 'FoodMarketo' event the menu was developed by Maud Faussurier and the Barbican's Quentin Fitch, along the theme of 'Shoots and Sprouts.'
10,000 digital paintings for GF Smith, the UK's renowned paper manufacturer, created in a process combining generative processes with creative intuition. Here's a small documentary about the digital print process.