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Another beautiful week here at NOTCOT.org means another gorgeous roundup! We’ve got exploding water balloons, bouncing gelatin, a duo of gobies and more. *rugenius

featured post Another beautiful week here at NOTCOT.org means another gorgeous roundup! We’ve got exploding water balloons, bouncing gelatin, a duo of gobies and more.

#40157
A peek at the JP Morgan Palladium Card benefits... it's minted out of palladium and 23k gold and laser engraved with cardholder info *NOTCOT

A peek at the JP Morgan Palladium Card benefits... it's minted out of palladium and 23k gold and laser engraved with cardholder info

#40156
Modern Minis:  Tiny, concrete, modern architecture collections by designer/architect Chelsea Raine of Raine Designs.  *choleraine

Modern Minis: Tiny, concrete, modern architecture collections by designer/architect Chelsea Raine of Raine Designs.

#40155
This angular and unique house, set in the Danish woods, belongs to a family of four.  Shared with us by thedesignerpad. *plaid247

This angular and unique house, set in the Danish woods, belongs to a family of four. Shared with us by thedesignerpad.

#40154
Installation Art by Vasily KasSab based on the thesis 'Present, Future ... in Absentia' *KasSab

Installation Art by Vasily KasSab based on the thesis 'Present, Future ... in Absentia'

#40153
Mieke Meijer invented NewspaperWood, a wood made from laminated newspapers. Check out product design made from the material, shown at Milan Design Week! *GoldWoodDaisies

Mieke Meijer invented NewspaperWood, a wood made from laminated newspapers. Check out product design made from the material, shown at Milan Design Week!

#40152
Experience a day in the life of Origo Branding Company. New environment video up with some great cinematography highlighting a cool office and employee interaction. *rbrinkerhoff

Experience a day in the life of Origo Branding Company. New environment video up with some great cinematography highlighting a cool office and employee interaction.

#40151
'Redemption' by Kelly McKernan. Watercolor. Limited edition print. *leliophelia

'Redemption' by Kelly McKernan. Watercolor. Limited edition print.

#40150
Bryan Peele's cut and fold paper model of Escher's Relativity made from a single paper and held together without tape or glue. *rugenius

Bryan Peele's cut and fold paper model of Escher's Relativity made from a single paper and held together without tape or glue.

#40149
Shyama Golden has some pretty crazy business cards. Pink edges and llamas with glasses. Designed by Shyama Golden and printed by the Mandate Press. *rugenius

Shyama Golden has some pretty crazy business cards. Pink edges and llamas with glasses. Designed by Shyama Golden and printed by the Mandate Press.

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The British brand Moulton's dual suspended compact bicycle with a crazy support system and small wheels that delivers speed. *rugenius

The British brand Moulton's dual suspended compact bicycle with a crazy support system and small wheels that delivers speed.

#40147
Bourgeois Utopia is a line of gorgeous silk scarves printed with stunning shots of London suburbia by photographer Gemma Land and produced by The Creatives Archives (TCA), a platform for driven emerging talent. *What's up!

Bourgeois Utopia is a line of gorgeous silk scarves printed with stunning shots of London suburbia by photographer Gemma Land and produced by The Creatives Archives (TCA), a platform for driven emerging talent.

#40146
Renault launches the Laguna 4wd with 4 wheel steering for a shorter turning radius. To translate this visually unique steering angle, Publicis Paris displayed the Laguna on street corner walls. *paperplane

Renault launches the Laguna 4wd with 4 wheel steering for a shorter turning radius. To translate this visually unique steering angle, Publicis Paris displayed the Laguna on street corner walls.

#40145
S'more to love! Use it indoors in your oven or toaster over, or outside on your grill + includes Marshmallow Blaster for infusing marshmallows with delicious fillings *NOTCOT

S'more to love! Use it indoors in your oven or toaster over, or outside on your grill + includes Marshmallow Blaster for infusing marshmallows with delicious fillings

#40144
Beautiful new campaign for Audi A1. Spot directed by Sam Brown. *fubiz

Beautiful new campaign for Audi A1. Spot directed by Sam Brown.

#40143
Patterns from cityscape illustrator Laura Barnard. *laurabarnard

Patterns from cityscape illustrator Laura Barnard.

#40142
Caixa by Paolo Cappello is a cabinet with integrated ipod/tv speakers, its design reinterprets the aestethics of the 50's with vibrant and bright colors. *paolocappello

Caixa by Paolo Cappello is a cabinet with integrated ipod/tv speakers, its design reinterprets the aestethics of the 50's with vibrant and bright colors.

#40141
Recycling frame by Helena Mattila, the simplicity of a trashcan. Quite ingenious, use it alone or in pairs. *Crap = Good

Recycling frame by Helena Mattila, the simplicity of a trashcan. Quite ingenious, use it alone or in pairs.

#40140
Obtract, a Mac app designed to track and reduce digital distraction for small teams of knowledge workers. Identify and reduce your distractions. *rugenius

Obtract, a Mac app designed to track and reduce digital distraction for small teams of knowledge workers. Identify and reduce your distractions.

#40139
Fantastic time lapse from Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, NYC and Chicago. Made by Dominic Boudreault. *cleaningouttheashtrays

video post Fantastic time lapse from Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, NYC and Chicago. Made by Dominic Boudreault.

#40138
The Guardian offers a look inside Albertus Seba's 18th century Cabinet of Natural Curiosities, now available from Taschen. *rugenius

The Guardian offers a look inside Albertus Seba's 18th century Cabinet of Natural Curiosities, now available from Taschen.

#40137
The Final Hours of Portal 2 app shows the creative process behind the new video game. *rugenius

The Final Hours of Portal 2 app shows the creative process behind the new video game.

#40136
Icon Magazine's events for May include Daniel Buren: Echoes, Work in Situ at the Centre Pompidou-Metz. *rugenius

Icon Magazine's events for May include Daniel Buren: Echoes, Work in Situ at the Centre Pompidou-Metz.

#40135
Coca–Cola have reproduced four of their very first bottle designs for the brand's 125th Anniversary. Available at Selfridges as a box set or individually! *rugenius

Coca–Cola have reproduced four of their very first bottle designs for the brand's 125th Anniversary. Available at Selfridges as a box set or individually!

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In NYC the Bowery Mission's new rooftop farm! *rugenius

In NYC the Bowery Mission's new rooftop farm!

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Video of Flottille, micro-origami shapes that open in the water by capillarity. BY Etienne Cliquet. *rugenius

video post Video of Flottille, micro-origami shapes that open in the water by capillarity. BY Etienne Cliquet.

#40132
Typetoken is a new online magazine that asks you to join its journey into the symbolic world of typography. The site showcases, discusses and reviews the world of typography, icons and visual language. *Matdolphin

Typetoken is a new online magazine that asks you to join its journey into the symbolic world of typography. The site showcases, discusses and reviews the world of typography, icons and visual language.

#40131
Amazing video-art work by Shinichi Maruyama. Pure water. Composited by Tetsushi Wakasugi. *for breakfast

video post Amazing video-art work by Shinichi Maruyama. Pure water. Composited by Tetsushi Wakasugi.

#40130
Bibliophibian onesie ~ for book loving babies! (References the awesome Wondermark comic) *NOTCOT

Bibliophibian onesie ~ for book loving babies! (References the awesome Wondermark comic)

#40129
The Fox is Black drop by Pop Cameos: An Exhibit by Olly Moss at Gallery 1988. *rugenius

The Fox is Black drop by Pop Cameos: An Exhibit by Olly Moss at Gallery 1988.

#40128
Globe Trotter limited edition skull suitcase with Mastermind Japan *NOTCOT

Globe Trotter limited edition skull suitcase with Mastermind Japan

#40127
A visit to Andy Cruz's home and studio in Delaware, the founder of House Industries. *thescout

A visit to Andy Cruz's home and studio in Delaware, the founder of House Industries.

#40126
Adorable Think Note Jotter Centennial ~ from IBM! There are even bags, pins, plaques, tees and more celebrating the Centennial. *NOTCOT

Adorable Think Note Jotter Centennial ~ from IBM! There are even bags, pins, plaques, tees and more celebrating the Centennial.

#40125
Inspiring work coming out of this contest of illustrations based on Cumulus (the toy!) *NOTCOT

Inspiring work coming out of this contest of illustrations based on Cumulus (the toy!)

#40124
Craiggers - a nice UI for an easier way to browse Craigslist *NOTCOT

Craiggers - a nice UI for an easier way to browse Craigslist

#40123
Tobias Friedrich won the overall category of this year's University of Miami's Underwater Photography Contest. Check out the other winners or enter your own images for next year's contest. *rugenius

Tobias Friedrich won the overall category of this year's University of Miami's Underwater Photography Contest. Check out the other winners or enter your own images for next year's contest.

#40122
From the portfolio of New York designer Rebecca Cole, gabion wire mesh tables and benches filled with firewood instead of rocks. *remodelista

From the portfolio of New York designer Rebecca Cole, gabion wire mesh tables and benches filled with firewood instead of rocks.

#40121
Brianna Reaganart's Grip of Madness ~ beautiful portfolio *NOTCOT

Brianna Reaganart's Grip of Madness ~ beautiful portfolio

#40120
Tanner Glaves' beautiful branding (especially the clipboard!) for Kay Bros Barbeque *NOTCOT

Tanner Glaves' beautiful branding (especially the clipboard!) for Kay Bros Barbeque

#40119
'Merge & morph' manipulation of the old school rocking chair and traditional doghouse generates a hybrid furniture that combines the idea of shelter and body relaxation and pushes its functionality to a different, more personal level. *paulbaut

'Merge & morph' manipulation of the old school rocking chair and traditional doghouse generates a hybrid furniture that combines the idea of shelter and body relaxation and pushes its functionality to a different, more personal level.

#40118
New summer Bag from Designgroup, Big Bag's made from Tyvek® may look like paper but as durable as fabric. *designgroup

New summer Bag from Designgroup, Big Bag's made from Tyvek® may look like paper but as durable as fabric.

#40117
Zombie Marie Curie on Greatness - inspiring XKCD *NOTCOT

Zombie Marie Curie on Greatness - inspiring XKCD

#40116
Full comparison of web font services *NOTCOT

Full comparison of web font services

#40115
I wish i were at Il San Pietro di Positano ~ a close up look at the breath taking views of this 61 room hotel nestled into the cliffs overlooking Positano, Italy! *NOTCOT

featured post I wish i were at Il San Pietro di Positano ~ a close up look at the breath taking views of this 61 room hotel nestled into the cliffs overlooking Positano, Italy!

#40114
Möbius Pasta aglio e olio from Steve Kass - where math meets deliciousness! *NOTCOT

featured post Möbius Pasta aglio e olio from Steve Kass - where math meets deliciousness!

#40113
A brief history of the evolution of the airline seat from Conde Nast Traveller. *sub-studio

A brief history of the evolution of the airline seat from Conde Nast Traveller.

#40112
Copen*hagen by Carlsberg is a new beer targeting design aware 25–35 year olds. The clean design was made inhouse at Carlsberg. *XzanderX

Copen*hagen by Carlsberg is a new beer targeting design aware 25–35 year olds. The clean design was made inhouse at Carlsberg.

#40111
Greek designer Yiannis Ghikas 'Game of Trust' coat rack. Three identical elements support each other from falling and make a wonderful coat rack. *Crap = Good

Greek designer Yiannis Ghikas 'Game of Trust' coat rack. Three identical elements support each other from falling and make a wonderful coat rack.

#40110
Now that spring is here, more outdoor cooking time, but no barbecue looks like the Druida BBQ by Mermelada Estudio. It is simply stunning! *PMD

Now that spring is here, more outdoor cooking time, but no barbecue looks like the Druida BBQ by Mermelada Estudio. It is simply stunning!

#40109
Amazing editorial by Daniel Sannwald for the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of L’Officiel Hommes Germany. *spartacus

Amazing editorial by Daniel Sannwald for the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of L’Officiel Hommes Germany.

#40108
At this year's Salone Satellite, Tokyo based Rends Design Studio presented for the second time its modest, considered designs, whose elegant wood joinery fascinates audiences. *Joe the Revelator

At this year's Salone Satellite, Tokyo based Rends Design Studio presented for the second time its modest, considered designs, whose elegant wood joinery fascinates audiences.

#40107
Lighting or ingenious sculpture ??? Nearco - by designer Karim Rashid - with a polyethylene roto-molded mirror finish, reflecting the halogen light source located in the ceiling.... *DECODESIGN

Lighting or ingenious sculpture ??? Nearco - by designer Karim Rashid - with a polyethylene roto-molded mirror finish, reflecting the halogen light source located in the ceiling....

#40106
Visualized: Google Search Volume Around the Globe. Introducing Search Globe, a new tool that visualizes search queries on its search engine from around the world. Designed by the Google Data Arts Team using WebGL. *fashionmag

Visualized: Google Search Volume Around the Globe. Introducing Search Globe, a new tool that visualizes search queries on its search engine from around the world. Designed by the Google Data Arts Team using WebGL.

#40105
Wurm + Wurm's Oberkirch Media Centre has some stunning staircases! *rugenius

Wurm + Wurm's Oberkirch Media Centre has some stunning staircases!

#40104
Akama Studio's new campaign for French Kid's channel TiJi, takes the world from black and white and colors it in.  One little animal misses out, however! *taliesyn30

Akama Studio's new campaign for French Kid's channel TiJi, takes the world from black and white and colors it in. One little animal misses out, however!

#40103
Limited edition Think Global Taste Local extra virgin olive oil from Italy, Spain and Portugal.
*NTGJ

Limited edition Think Global Taste Local extra virgin olive oil from Italy, Spain and Portugal.

#40102
The newly opened Metropol Parason [see post #35776] in Seville is officially the largest wooden structure in the world. *taliesyn30

The newly opened Metropol Parason [see post #35776] in Seville is officially the largest wooden structure in the world.

#40101
Video of a Giant Water Balloon Exploding in Slow Motion.
 *fashionmag

Video of a Giant Water Balloon Exploding in Slow Motion.

#40100
Madareteto bird feeder from Hungary for either seed or water. By Nora Nagy Anna, Aniko Juhasz and Eszter Stibranyi. *POS1T1ON LOG

Madareteto bird feeder from Hungary for either seed or water. By Nora Nagy Anna, Aniko Juhasz and Eszter Stibranyi.

#40099
Did you know the origin of Nudie cards is tied to the Kama Sutra? Here's a close up look at the new Blacklight Nudie Cards by Ryan McGinness for The Standard. *NOTCOT

featured post Did you know the origin of Nudie cards is tied to the Kama Sutra? Here's a close up look at the new Blacklight Nudie Cards by Ryan McGinness for The Standard.

#40098
Miniatur Wunderland unveiled its $5 million miniaturized replica of the Hamburg airport that has 40 model aircraft take off and land, and 90 vehicles that move about runways aided by computers. *jonathannienaber

video post Miniatur Wunderland unveiled its $5 million miniaturized replica of the Hamburg airport that has 40 model aircraft take off and land, and 90 vehicles that move about runways aided by computers.

#40097
Cute seats photo series from Jens Sage. *rugenius

Cute seats photo series from Jens Sage.

#40096
Yellow Brick House from Vilnius, Lithuania from G. Natkevicius & Partners. *rugenius

Yellow Brick House from Vilnius, Lithuania from G. Natkevicius & Partners.

#40095
Baguette Cutting Board in Handsome Rose American Cherry by Gray Works Design *NOTCOT

Baguette Cutting Board in Handsome Rose American Cherry by Gray Works Design

#40094
Hard Graft Bill Folder wallet in grey ~ Made from one cleverly cut piece of leather it fits six credit cards (more once it’s worn it in a bit) and all your notes without being at all bulky. *NOTCOT

Hard Graft Bill Folder wallet in grey ~ Made from one cleverly cut piece of leather it fits six credit cards (more once it’s worn it in a bit) and all your notes without being at all bulky.

#40093
uBeauty Pots and Plants recycled tire pots! *NOTCOT

uBeauty Pots and Plants recycled tire pots!

#40092
The broken plate turns china into porcelain knuckles *NOTCOT

The broken plate turns china into porcelain knuckles

#40091
Gorgeous new iTunes visualizer called Planetary from the artist at Bloom. Your iPad needs this amazing visualization for your music library ~ artists are stars, albums are planets, tracks are moons... stunning app we previewed at Eyeo Festival! *rugenius

Gorgeous new iTunes visualizer called Planetary from the artist at Bloom. Your iPad needs this amazing visualization for your music library ~ artists are stars, albums are planets, tracks are moons... stunning app we previewed at Eyeo Festival!

#40090
Ross Phillips does an awesome yeti ~ see more of his beautiful illustrations on The Mighty Pencil *NOTCOT

Ross Phillips does an awesome yeti ~ see more of his beautiful illustrations on The Mighty Pencil

#40089
In Square Lab's collaboration with MPC Digital and Existential called "Urban Prairie," an interactive window installation with street facing optical sensors that translate the motion of passersby into a simulated breeze through the grass. *rugenius

In Square Lab's collaboration with MPC Digital and Existential called "Urban Prairie," an interactive window installation with street facing optical sensors that translate the motion of passersby into a simulated breeze through the grass.

#40088
See it. Feel it. Kiss it on the mouth. Tether fuses form and function into the iconic bolt on Gatorade's new G Series Recover bottle. *tether

See it. Feel it. Kiss it on the mouth. Tether fuses form and function into the iconic bolt on Gatorade's new G Series Recover bottle.

#40087
AYouTube theater - plug in your phone, and you've got a giant screen! *GoldWoodDaisies

AYouTube theater - plug in your phone, and you've got a giant screen!

#40086
What happens when artists take their cues from fashion photography and set their eyes on creating something new? *Isobel

What happens when artists take their cues from fashion photography and set their eyes on creating something new?

#40085
Psychedelic illustrations by Australian illustrator Leif Podhajsky . *dholliga

Psychedelic illustrations by Australian illustrator Leif Podhajsky .

#40084
Jonas Damon's wood stands for your iphone and ipad. *SP4RE

Jonas Damon's wood stands for your iphone and ipad.

#40083
The video for Apache, a song by the band Danger Beach, by director and illustrator Ned Wenlock tells a story by literally unfolding it. Also see how it's made! *The Fox Is Black

The video for Apache, a song by the band Danger Beach, by director and illustrator Ned Wenlock tells a story by literally unfolding it. Also see how it's made!

#40082
Think-work-play is a magazine format site that explores the creative process from inception, through to realisation with interviews with Dominic Wilcox, Ken Leung and Daniel Pemberton. *Leelondon

Think-work-play is a magazine format site that explores the creative process from inception, through to realisation with interviews with Dominic Wilcox, Ken Leung and Daniel Pemberton.

#40081
Swinging! The quintessential recess game gets a visual aid in this art print by Jason Byron Nelson *jbyron

Swinging! The quintessential recess game gets a visual aid in this art print by Jason Byron Nelson

#40080
Picture Tuesday is a dynamic photo exhibition by photographer Andre Magarao and professional kiteboarder Reno Romeu. *magarao

Picture Tuesday is a dynamic photo exhibition by photographer Andre Magarao and professional kiteboarder Reno Romeu.

#40079
Pattern Matters creates amazingly complex calendars, posters, and interactive cards using delicately cut and folded paper. *thisiscolossal

Pattern Matters creates amazingly complex calendars, posters, and interactive cards using delicately cut and folded paper.

#40078
A interactive public installation called Musical Chairs was buillt and presented at La Bellevilloise last week.
*Luda

A interactive public installation called Musical Chairs was buillt and presented at La Bellevilloise last week.

#40077
The Mighty Pencil Vol. 1 ~ a first hand peek inside this gorgeous illustration resource! Gorgeous work! *NOTCOT

featured post The Mighty Pencil Vol. 1 ~ a first hand peek inside this gorgeous illustration resource! Gorgeous work!

#40076
Illustrations from Judit Garcia-Talavera. *rugenius

Illustrations from Judit Garcia-Talavera.

#40075
Texan instrumental band Explosions in the Sky inspires visual art exhibition and plays live at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles. *thehirsches

Texan instrumental band Explosions in the Sky inspires visual art exhibition and plays live at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.

#40074
Gorgeous illustration of the Wine-Throated Hummingbird by Paperfashion. *fishbowl

Gorgeous illustration of the Wine-Throated Hummingbird by Paperfashion.

#40073
Competitive Swinging, great installation by Paolo Slvagione at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, CA. *rugenius

Competitive Swinging, great installation by Paolo Slvagione at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, CA.

#40072
A new video profile by Gestalten of our friends, british duo Bompas and Parr, amazing gelatin craft and other culinary creations. *The Fox Is Black

A new video profile by Gestalten of our friends, british duo Bompas and Parr, amazing gelatin craft and other culinary creations.

#40071
The amazing collages of Beth Hoeckel. All made with found paper and archival paste (not created digitally). *jhilldesign

The amazing collages of Beth Hoeckel. All made with found paper and archival paste (not created digitally).

#40070
The Drawing Water infographic by David Wicks explores water consumption data from the USGS and rainfall data from NOAA/NWS. *rugenius

The Drawing Water infographic by David Wicks explores water consumption data from the USGS and rainfall data from NOAA/NWS.

#40069
New POP-Up Store in Denver that sells all local art and design. I Heart Denver Store give 70% of sales directly to the artist/designer to support the local creative economy. *15min

New POP-Up Store in Denver that sells all local art and design. I Heart Denver Store give 70% of sales directly to the artist/designer to support the local creative economy.

#40068
Mobile libraries are not a new concept - but this converted shipping container that can transform to double its size certainly is! BiebBus by Dutch architect Jord den Hollander. *elsia

Mobile libraries are not a new concept - but this converted shipping container that can transform to double its size certainly is! BiebBus by Dutch architect Jord den Hollander.

#40067
Get ready for the weekend with some travel inspiration from NotVenures. There are tips for every traveler, whether you’re after exotic foods, Antarctic adventures or just an escape to the spa. *rugenius

featured post Get ready for the weekend with some travel inspiration from NotVenures. There are tips for every traveler, whether you’re after exotic foods, Antarctic adventures or just an escape to the spa.

#40066
Brazilian artist Marlon de Azambuja, based in Madrid, wraps street furniture and objects in colorful duct tape in hopes of expanding people's conceptions and relationships with the city, architecture, and art world. *collabcubed

Brazilian artist Marlon de Azambuja, based in Madrid, wraps street furniture and objects in colorful duct tape in hopes of expanding people's conceptions and relationships with the city, architecture, and art world.

#40065
Stop motion video documenting New York design firm Spagnola & Associates new pencil wall. *MoStudios

Stop motion video documenting New York design firm Spagnola & Associates new pencil wall.

#40064
Adorable wine labels for Finca de la Rica wines by Dorian. *rugenius

Adorable wine labels for Finca de la Rica wines by Dorian.

#40063
Une Architecture, an exhibition of the work of Zaha Hadid Architects at the Mobile Art Pavilion. *rugenius

Une Architecture, an exhibition of the work of Zaha Hadid Architects at the Mobile Art Pavilion.

#40062
Delicious looking wild boar salami from Creminelli. Beautifully packaged gift sets! *rugenius

Delicious looking wild boar salami from Creminelli. Beautifully packaged gift sets!

#40061
Awesome video of a unique exhibition of Craig Costello's work - Spray Paint the Walls, a collaboration with G-Shock and Krink. *rugenius

Awesome video of a unique exhibition of Craig Costello's work - Spray Paint the Walls, a collaboration with G-Shock and Krink.

#40060
City in a Jar has just released NY as the next city in their ongoing series as well as a Kickstarter project to help create more locations. *Eanian

City in a Jar has just released NY as the next city in their ongoing series as well as a Kickstarter project to help create more locations.

#40059
Daymer Bay Iced Tea has gotten a great redesign by Lisa Claire Stewart. Besides the final versions you'll also see some of the designs that lead up to the final version. *XzanderX

Daymer Bay Iced Tea has gotten a great redesign by Lisa Claire Stewart. Besides the final versions you'll also see some of the designs that lead up to the final version.

#40058
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