Buddy Holly is documented in a new photography exhibition at Proud Galleries, which coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of the first rockstar death in history. Buddy's style is almost as lasting as his music.#18878
Exlusive tablelamp in black glossy lacquer and
Black/gold lampshade. Lampfot is made in baroque style, the lamp gives a very worm soft light. Mr Di is the large table lamp, and then you can also buy Mrs Di that is the smaller version.
To mark the occasion a new horror video game is launching the world’s first ‘superstitious ad campaign’ - turning specially trained black cats into walking adverts for the launch of F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin on the day itself.
Apparently people are extra vigilant about looking out for signs of bad luck on Friday 13th, so on that day a team of black cats (a traditional sign of bad luck) dressed in little F.E.A.R 2 branded jackets and cat harnesses, will hit the streets of London with their trainers hoping to capture the attention of superstitious shoppers.
Canadian producer and DJ Deadmau5 has just released a new DJ app for the iPhone and iPod touch.#18873
Designed by Qb, a Philadelphia-based design firm, Fly Book Fly celebrates the simple gesture of an open book.#18872
I was so intrigued by the packaging of the Highland Park Single Malts, here's a look at some of the before and after, as well as some of the rationale behind the design#18870
Diane von Furstenberg gets shot by Terry Richardson for the latest issue of French Purple Magazine.#18869
Jumbo Hostel: an aging 747 transformed into a low-cost, fully-furnished hostel that is perfect for overnight accommodation.#18868
The Seattle Public Library is by far my favorite building ever. It´s not just the materials, the lights or the furniture... it´s how a traditional library becomes more than just a mere shelve for books, but a public space around knowledge.#18867
In the HBO Shop, located in New York, the emphasis is on the visit and the brand as much as the purchase.#18863
Noble Bar ~ new energy bars that have packaging that feels like retro asian meets boy scouts?#18861
The Toy & Action Figure Museum ~ Wired's slideshow is great and they title it "Giant Midwest Mecca of Nerditude in Oklahoma"#18860
On Tuesday, February 17th, LVHRD's ARCH DL V pits two firms, FRONT Studios and Weiss/Manfredi, against one another in a timed design battle guaranteed to put their creative skills to the test.#18857
Kenji Miyazaki's EAT wallet for Erect - helps keep the environment clean by providing portable storage space your cigarette butts, until you can dispose of them permanently in a garbage can.#18856
On design details, took my microscope to the Asus Eee PC ~ can you figure out where these closeups are from?#18855
Wannabe by Llotllov ~ powder coated steel table that fits perfectly over a box... a fun place to stash stuff, or ideal for those transitory times when you haven't fully unpacked yet but need a table!#18853
elegant and eco-conscious Citroen commercial...
Creative Technology... Citroen is reinventing itself...
Lights made of 35mm movie traileers, slides and negatives by Artist and Designer Michael Marcovici#18849
The Environmental Traffic Light is an open-source projects that aims to familiarize people with the environments they inhabit.#18847
A collection on various saddle protections which are used for promotions in the Netherlands, they put it over your saddle when you are not around and it is a product which is very usable with the wet Dutch weather.#18845
Michael Zavros' photorealistic paintings provide a critique of the upper class. "La Fontaine de Sang" shows the fountain at the Palace of Versailles filled with blood rather than water.#18843
Ever wonder how Kikkerland picks their products? Design Glut has a great interview with Jan van der Lande of Kikkerland#18841
MoMA is doing Destination Seoul ~ here are the Fairytale Bookmark Set - Jin Sun Suh, Zoo No O, 2008
bamboo spoons with built in spoon rest is an interesting idea... except, won't it still have sauce all over your counter top? especially if the rest itself got covered in goo?#18839
Perhaps the most interesting read about the Shepard Fairey arrest the night of his 20 year retrospective... comes from Dave Combs, publisher of PEEL, who was in the taxi with his wife, shepard + amanda, when the arrest took place...#18838
Radiology Art is a concept that scans pretty much anything, from Barbie to teddy bear to Hamburger, interesting to see inside the objects. Can also send them any object you would like to scan... see pics and videos!#18837
Close up with the TAD Gear Titanium Skeleton Key ~ who doesn’t want a piece of thick solid 6AL-4V titanium billet that is machined locally in SF in a machine shop that does parts for the F22 Raptor?!?!#18835
new in the mail: Super cute Booklets from the Dept. of Cultural Engineering with the Technical Specifications for Ace Hotel Properties ~ and the new NYC hotel looks awesome! Details like the smeg fridges and record players!#18833