Josh Cochran's illustration style is simple, he gets the idea down rough and then block layers colors and textures on as needed. There's still a life in this hurried approach...
Technical illustrations, when done well are more impressive than subjective art... Kevin Hulsey is a master of his craft (and he creates his images using both traditional tools and new technology!)
cool skeleton plate!! on sale too. by John Derian.
Just rediscovered in .com archives, and even at Target now, the Plasma Car is the ultimate holiday present! Aesthetically and scientifically brilliant ~ go watch the video if you haven't already.
I was never a huge west wing fan - but this i do like this DVD box set packaging.
Galvanized steel pipe menorah, and Hanukkah's almost here.
Name Your Porsche. That cake frosting script can now be customized to your hearts delight.
TokyoPlastic's Drum Machine is a brilliant piece of flash animation [Editor's Note: it's an oldie, but a classic, for anyone unfamiliar, check out their newer pieces as well!]
Great article about BOTERO's paintings depicting the tortures in the Abu Ghraib prison
Recycled textile handbags by Luisa Cevese, for the list :-)
This is Pivo, it was designed by Creative Box*, they design cars, they designed Pivo for Nissan, Pivo is a compact car that pivots on a central axis while turning and parked. (*Site is Flash based.)
I can't figure out how to keep track of contacts, all the tech in the world seems to have me back at pen and paper - maybe this silver rolodex will do the trick?
I'm on an illustrator kick... Check out Jesse Parrotti's Acrylic and watercolors. They remind me of the illustrations found at the back of the Classic Atari 2600 catalogues from back when...
That's Bill Murray as reproduced thru the hands of John Kascht. John's another illustrator who can create gentle colorful caricatures or very bold symbolic ones with just a pen stroke...
Ruth Gwily is an illustrator. Her works might seem silly or even disturbing at time, but they're still very interesting. She also does comics and paintings...
RUGenius has jumped on the list making bandwagon, and to go with oO's water list, my recycled bag list, she's trying to fill a Recycled Deck's List. Help add, or go browse.
focused bags, another company that makes bags from old skateboard decks. =)
@ LACMA next week - Magritte and Contemporaries ~ Treachery of Images. From then till March its all about the Surreal.
Book Cut sculptures by Su Blackwell. A great way to bring a story to life. [Editor's Note: is no one besides the NOTCOT kids sick of people doing amazing paper cut outs?]
Of all the bizarre work out toys out there - these balance pods look really fun - i could see making random patterns with them and pacing around on them as i take conference calls.
The world's biggest hole! Wouldn't want to fall down that! The giant hole is actually a diamond mine in Eastern Siberia near the town Mirna. It is 525 meters deep and 1.25 km in the diameter.
Now isn't this a good ole phone? Seems quite nice to me... old skool. Schweizer Wandstation Modell 1950
Jargol has a nice post about Wunderwurks Design, the works of Tony Whurman, who is moving from glass blown lighting to a new line including this BACKLIGHT.
a little late, and a little girly but... the best designers getting creative with my little ponies. this mamechiyo pony is the crowd favorite.
Mmmmm Bond flicks. It's all about the Cars, Gadgets, Clothes - and action? Here's the Aston Martin DBS from upcoming Casino Royale.
this structure is actually made of marble (cut with water!), made for the 2003 masonry variations exhibit.
Restoration hardware German Goggles - lenses even unscrew for easy cleaning. How anime/mad-scientist
Nail extensions in exotic wood veneers by Nanna Natural.
NIKE Cosplay. Think Sony Bravia ad, but with superheroes instead of balls... and you can get your own cosplay outfit!!
Digby and Iona - Rifle Rings... tiny silver rifles wrapped around your finger...
Digby and Iona Keyhole Necklace
it's 3am and i'm confused but i guess its news. Gap Inc's latest store - Piperlime? (wha?) and they sell hundreds of designer shoes... and they have guest editors. The branding/concept feel very zappos meets starburst?
these sea urchin bowls are so cute. one of my only picks from this week's slideshow.
d*s featured 5.5 Designers - and of all the cup hanging sugar cube variations i've seen, this one is the most amusing ~ and a nice throwback to the ornate teacups of the past?
Absolut will BLING you like you've never been blinged before... the History of Bling video is so priceless... as are the rest of the holiday goodies.
Peat Wollaeger created Beardy McGreen - a 12'x13.5' stencil!!! HUGE! And it made me laugh.
I mentioned Radar here before, but i had a chat with their CEO, and the UXD in me needed to tell you more. Visual Conversations like .org for your personal life.
this is actually a clock, where the back ends of the minute and hour hands are connected. as it rotates, the shape transforms fluidly.
Lock Cup is meant to keep your bad roommate from using your cup, and is probably as useful as sticking your toothpaste in a little plastic bag before taking a plane.
CoolHunting found the Thames & Hudson Type Selector - for fonts what pantone does for colors.... interesting idea...
"I did mediocre stuff while you were still at school" - Work by NonFormat, a creative team comprising Kjell Ekhorn and Jon Forss .
one of my favorite Mojizu characters is now available as a tee.
Bulb candle designed by Sergio Silva
CarType - pretty much the sweetest thing i've seen today - History of car brands ~ visually as well as textually. Love the logo round ups.
sweet Stash decks to be released at 'rust in piece'