Studio Aisslinger's LED-TV designprojects for Changhong. The TV is turned on by inserting a finger in a circular opening within the stand where a sensor registers the movement and activates the screen.

Studio Aisslinger's LED-TV designprojects for Changhong. The TV is turned on by inserting a finger in a circular opening within the stand where a sensor registers the movement and activates the screen.

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The new 'Invisible' bathroom by Matteo Thun for Rapsel, impresses with few lines and innovative forms. Basin, Shower and WC almost disappear and become geometric modules that function as sculptural shelves.

The new 'Invisible' bathroom by Matteo Thun for Rapsel, impresses with few lines and innovative forms. Basin, Shower and WC almost disappear and become geometric modules that function as sculptural shelves.

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Improv everywhere's Mp3 Experiment Eight. Over 3,500 people downloaded an MP3 file and pressed play simultaneously at sunset in two starting points by the Hudson River. Amazing video and photos!

FEATUREDImprov everywhere's Mp3 Experiment Eight. Over 3,500 people downloaded an MP3 file and pressed play simultaneously at sunset in two starting points by the Hudson River. Amazing video and photos!

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Equilibriumart has a cute London houses poster.

Equilibriumart has a cute London houses poster.

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Soviet Revolutionary Movie Posters at the Tony Shafrazi Gallery in New York.

Soviet Revolutionary Movie Posters at the Tony Shafrazi Gallery in New York.

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The Rotolight is the perfect accessory for your new DSLR. 48 LEDS that give you 50 watts of shadow free light.

The Rotolight is the perfect accessory for your new DSLR. 48 LEDS that give you 50 watts of shadow free light.

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Pierre Commenge (Emoc) with incredible images created by knitting photographs using Processing.

Pierre Commenge (Emoc) with incredible images created by knitting photographs using Processing.

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Chris Jordan's Running the Numbers II: Portraits of global mass culture. This wave depicts 2.4 million pieces of plastic, the estimated quantity entering the world's oceans every hour.

Chris Jordan's Running the Numbers II: Portraits of global mass culture. This wave depicts 2.4 million pieces of plastic, the estimated quantity entering the world's oceans every hour.

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The new headquarters for Ribera del Duero has luminous white interior spaces, contrasted with stone exteriors. Incredible work by Estudio Barozzi Veiga.

The new headquarters for Ribera del Duero has luminous white interior spaces, contrasted with stone exteriors. Incredible work by Estudio Barozzi Veiga.

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The World is where we live, a new ad for the WWF showing our connectivity.

VIDEOThe World is where we live, a new ad for the WWF showing our connectivity.

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Audrey Kawasaki will be showing new works at Merry Karnowsky Gallery – in a joint show with Femke Hiemstra and Deedee Cheriel. Seven new paintings and four drawings when the doors open July 30th.

Audrey Kawasaki will be showing new works at Merry Karnowsky Gallery – in a joint show with Femke Hiemstra and Deedee Cheriel. Seven new paintings and four drawings when the doors open July 30th.

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Federico Díaz’s Outside Itself, a shapeshifting installation in Venice's Arsenal Novissimo created by two robots without the touch of a human hand.

Federico Díaz’s Outside Itself, a shapeshifting installation in Venice's Arsenal Novissimo created by two robots without the touch of a human hand.

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Tonal Bench based on paper folding techniques uses CNC router to mimic a V pleat, creating subtle angles that when light hits - the tonal pattern is revealed. By Christopher Stuart.

Tonal Bench based on paper folding techniques uses CNC router to mimic a V pleat, creating subtle angles that when light hits - the tonal pattern is revealed. By Christopher Stuart.

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2:pm Architecture has designed a floating shipping container pool that purifies river water!

2:pm Architecture has designed a floating shipping container pool that purifies river water!

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A roundup of some of our favorite design inspiration of the week here at NOTCOT.org including a good round of photobombing, hideaway capsules, sloth x-rays and pneumatic tubes.

FEATUREDA roundup of some of our favorite design inspiration of the week here at NOTCOT.org including a good round of photobombing, hideaway capsules, sloth x-rays and pneumatic tubes.

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At Festarch, Ole Bouman, director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute told us about the the 'new glory of architecture'.

At Festarch, Ole Bouman, director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute told us about the the 'new glory of architecture'.

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Historic kilns from the 1870s in Nevada underneath the Milky Way.

Historic kilns from the 1870s in Nevada underneath the Milky Way.

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Pharmaceutical cabinet by young french designer Céline Forestier.

Pharmaceutical cabinet by young french designer Céline Forestier.

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Atelier Markgraph's exciting and interactive new exhibition examining Germany's youth from 1950- present.

Atelier Markgraph's exciting and interactive new exhibition examining Germany's youth from 1950- present.

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New illustration by Veronica Cerri, a tribute to the amazing Berlin!

New illustration by Veronica Cerri, a tribute to the amazing Berlin!

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The winners of Architizer + The Knot's Pop Up Chapel competition are announced! The two temporary chapels will be constructed this Saturday in Central Park and will host 24 weddings in celebration of marriage equality.

The winners of Architizer + The Knot's Pop Up Chapel competition are announced! The two temporary chapels will be constructed this Saturday in Central Park and will host 24 weddings in celebration of marriage equality.

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Designer Kyle Durrie's "Moveable Type" offers letterpress classes out of a truck.

Designer Kyle Durrie's "Moveable Type" offers letterpress classes out of a truck.

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A nice photoset of people before and after jogging by Sacha Goldberger.

A nice photoset of people before and after jogging by Sacha Goldberger.

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Maxence Parache’s journey into Hyper(reality)

Maxence Parache’s journey into Hyper(reality)

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From 6th to 9th October design meets with art in a path developing right in its capital: the Milan Design Weekend returns.

From 6th to 9th October design meets with art in a path developing right in its capital: the Milan Design Weekend returns.

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Scarab Pendant 3D printed in Sterling Silver for entomological fetishists. Design by Elytra, 3D printing by Shapeways.

Scarab Pendant 3D printed in Sterling Silver for entomological fetishists. Design by Elytra, 3D printing by Shapeways.

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Way out in the Amsterdam suburbs, Onix is talking to residents about renewing their neighbourhood without undermining the diversity of lifestyles to be found there.

Way out in the Amsterdam suburbs, Onix is talking to residents about renewing their neighbourhood without undermining the diversity of lifestyles to be found there.

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Love the new logo for Amphibian and Reptile Conservation by Tim Bernhard of Pangea Design.

Love the new logo for Amphibian and Reptile Conservation by Tim Bernhard of Pangea Design.

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Illustration recording of Glennz Tees designs compressed into 3 minutes.

Illustration recording of Glennz Tees designs compressed into 3 minutes.

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Laser cut paper towel roll by Books Bischof.

Laser cut paper towel roll by Books Bischof.

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Fastmac's dual socket allows two outlets and two USBs to charge all your gadgets.

Fastmac's dual socket allows two outlets and two USBs to charge all your gadgets.

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WURM is a generative art app for iPad/iPhone that creates stunning whimsical patterns with the gliding gestures of your touch. It comes with a preset of unique shapes and palettes that intermix to numerous visual possibilities.

WURM is a generative art app for iPad/iPhone that creates stunning whimsical patterns with the gliding gestures of your touch. It comes with a preset of unique shapes and palettes that intermix to numerous visual possibilities.

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Deep Fried Fluffernutter ~ Studio City's Black Market Liquor Bar serves up interesting cocktails and features a delicious menu from Top Chef's Antonia Lofaso. It's full of gems like deviled quail eggs and deep fried peanut butter and fluff sandwiches!

FEATUREDDeep Fried Fluffernutter ~ Studio City's Black Market Liquor Bar serves up interesting cocktails and features a delicious menu from Top Chef's Antonia Lofaso. It's full of gems like deviled quail eggs and deep fried peanut butter and fluff sandwiches!

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Baillat Cardell & fils and Iregular present Period, that extends the experiential campaign developed for the International Festival of Digital Creativity and Electronic Music MUTEK 2011, in collaboration with Pointbarre.

VIDEOBaillat Cardell & fils and Iregular present Period, that extends the experiential campaign developed for the International Festival of Digital Creativity and Electronic Music MUTEK 2011, in collaboration with Pointbarre.

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Eva Reilland's Objets d'un autre âge.

Eva Reilland's Objets d'un autre âge.

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Chase No Face, a music video for Bell with visuals by Zach Lieberman, Francisco Zamorano, Andy Wallace, and Michelle Calabro.

VIDEOChase No Face, a music video for Bell with visuals by Zach Lieberman, Francisco Zamorano, Andy Wallace, and Michelle Calabro.

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Travel Tools Keychain from The Spoon Sisters.

Travel Tools Keychain from The Spoon Sisters.

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The Isoyama Dispensing Pharmacy by SPACESPACE.

The Isoyama Dispensing Pharmacy by SPACESPACE.

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Muji's hard carry travel suitcase.

Muji's hard carry travel suitcase.

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The Veliero bookshelf by Franco Albini made from two brass-tipped masts of tapering wood that rest together on one point and shelves floating under hangers of thin steel rods.

The Veliero bookshelf by Franco Albini made from two brass-tipped masts of tapering wood that rest together on one point and shelves floating under hangers of thin steel rods.

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This year's Pictoplasma NYC festival will take place at Parsons the New School for Design on November 4th and 5th. This year's speaker lineup includes Geneviève Gauckler.

This year's Pictoplasma NYC festival will take place at Parsons the New School for Design on November 4th and 5th. This year's speaker lineup includes Geneviève Gauckler.

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Ben Willers' life visualized. This is Ben's tv viewing.

Ben Willers' life visualized. This is Ben's tv viewing.

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Beautiful hand cut paper theatre posters by illustrator Kevin Stanton.

Beautiful hand cut paper theatre posters by illustrator Kevin Stanton.

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Chick-a-Dee smoke detector from Louise van der Veld.

Chick-a-Dee smoke detector from Louise van der Veld.

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Man vs Katamari. An encounter with a puny katamari, which may not stay quite so small.

VIDEOMan vs Katamari. An encounter with a puny katamari, which may not stay quite so small.

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The Gerber Steady will be released in 2012 and is rumored to hold a knife, 12 other implements as well as working as a tripod.

The Gerber Steady will be released in 2012 and is rumored to hold a knife, 12 other implements as well as working as a tripod.

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Downtime, an amazing installations of strawberries and a taxidermied crow by Claire Morgan.

Downtime, an amazing installations of strawberries and a taxidermied crow by Claire Morgan.

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The Tall Ships Race visited Ireland recently. Shane O'Neill made this stunning 4-day timelapse of the event.

VIDEOThe Tall Ships Race visited Ireland recently. Shane O'Neill made this stunning 4-day timelapse of the event.

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Hush by Freyja Sewell, a felt pod hideaway.

Hush by Freyja Sewell, a felt pod hideaway.

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Forest stools by Arik Levy of Bernhardt design.

Forest stools by Arik Levy of Bernhardt design.

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The photograph was taken by Mauricio Handler during a feeding frenzy where more than 600 whale sharks gathered to feed on tuna spawn (eggs).

The photograph was taken by Mauricio Handler during a feeding frenzy where more than 600 whale sharks gathered to feed on tuna spawn (eggs).

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Gorgeous collection of 50's Swiss Style Luggage labels.

Gorgeous collection of 50's Swiss Style Luggage labels.

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Core77 takes a look at pneumatic tube transportation systems.

Core77 takes a look at pneumatic tube transportation systems.

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Robot Box: LA-based We Are Matik are importing robots from Japan, turning their entire container into one huge robot visitors can walk through!

Robot Box: LA-based We Are Matik are importing robots from Japan, turning their entire container into one huge robot visitors can walk through!

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Egg Head & Baby Yolkel. New work from toy designer Jason Freeny.

Egg Head & Baby Yolkel. New work from toy designer Jason Freeny.

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Interesting photo series called All You Can Get by photographer Ryan Yoon for the premiere issue of Virgine Magazine.

Interesting photo series called All You Can Get by photographer Ryan Yoon for the premiere issue of Virgine Magazine.

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The Toy King 2011 - Designed by Pete Fowler ~ take a look at the various sides of the awesome first trophy of the Designer Toy Awards that just took place in San Diego.

FEATUREDThe Toy King 2011 - Designed by Pete Fowler ~ take a look at the various sides of the awesome first trophy of the Designer Toy Awards that just took place in San Diego.

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A speculative proposal for London, the 'color for a green farmhouse' by Catrina | Stewart.

A speculative proposal for London, the 'color for a green farmhouse' by Catrina | Stewart.

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DGI-byen invited 7 artists and designers to redecorate their conference meeting rooms, in order to make meetings here a different and inspiring experience.

DGI-byen invited 7 artists and designers to redecorate their conference meeting rooms, in order to make meetings here a different and inspiring experience.

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Androids ~ from Andrew Bell customizing blanks into wedding toppers to unboxing details of the new summer collection of heroes and villains ~ and more from SDCC!

FEATUREDAndroids ~ from Andrew Bell customizing blanks into wedding toppers to unboxing details of the new summer collection of heroes and villains ~ and more from SDCC!

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Urban Beekeeping: NYC is short documentary by Adrian Bautista, Martha Glenn, and Brooke Tascona. It focuses on the stories of Tim O'Neal, creator of Borough Bees, and Kazumi Terada, a novice beekeeper.

VIDEOUrban Beekeeping: NYC is short documentary by Adrian Bautista, Martha Glenn, and Brooke Tascona. It focuses on the stories of Tim O'Neal, creator of Borough Bees, and Kazumi Terada, a novice beekeeper.

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AA Summer School students developed a site-specific lightweight skin installation that addressed the evolution and obsolescence of the urban square. Bedford Square, London.

AA Summer School students developed a site-specific lightweight skin installation that addressed the evolution and obsolescence of the urban square. Bedford Square, London.

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Mattel is releasing a full scale prop replica of the Ghostbusters trap! Available this fall.

Mattel is releasing a full scale prop replica of the Ghostbusters trap! Available this fall.

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Steven Riddle is graphic designer and artist based in Baltimore.

Steven Riddle is graphic designer and artist based in Baltimore.

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GE and Urban Green Energy just unveiled the Sanya Skypump - a wind and solar-powered electric vehicle charging station!

GE and Urban Green Energy just unveiled the Sanya Skypump - a wind and solar-powered electric vehicle charging station!

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HotSpot Portable Notebook Grill ~ An easy-to-carry grill that folds down flat.  Great for impromptu grilling sessions. See it unboxed!

FEATUREDHotSpot Portable Notebook Grill ~ An easy-to-carry grill that folds down flat. Great for impromptu grilling sessions. See it unboxed!

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Advanced new fishing reel with exoskeletal construction that was launched in Las Vegas July 12th, 2011.  The new design has catapulted Quantum into a leading position in the industry.

Advanced new fishing reel with exoskeletal construction that was launched in Las Vegas July 12th, 2011. The new design has catapulted Quantum into a leading position in the industry.

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U.S. Debt envisioned in $100 bills

U.S. Debt envisioned in $100 bills

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Yu Wa I: Cool wine bottle bags inspired by traditional Japanese strings made for gift bags.

Yu Wa I: Cool wine bottle bags inspired by traditional Japanese strings made for gift bags.

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Sheikh’s name in sand visible from space.

Sheikh’s name in sand visible from space.

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Escudos de Lima, pima cotton t-shirts with graphics inspired by the Peruvian public transport. Presented in container synonymous with lasagna.

Escudos de Lima, pima cotton t-shirts with graphics inspired by the Peruvian public transport. Presented in container synonymous with lasagna.

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A slightly creepy yet beautiful series by Jonathan Ducruix titled 'Metamorphosis'.

A slightly creepy yet beautiful series by Jonathan Ducruix titled 'Metamorphosis'.

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David Shrigley uses offbeat humor to subvert the very serious art world.

David Shrigley uses offbeat humor to subvert the very serious art world.

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A collection of happy recent news bits to toast. Yellowtail bubbles has a new resealable cap that keeps the bubbles bubbly and pops every time you reopen it.

A collection of happy recent news bits to toast. Yellowtail bubbles has a new resealable cap that keeps the bubbles bubbly and pops every time you reopen it.

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Google celebrates Alexander Calder's 113th Birthday.

Google celebrates Alexander Calder's 113th Birthday.

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'The world is your oyster'. A provocative detail from Paul Smith's new timepiece. Keep it close to you as you discover the world, step by step...

'The world is your oyster'. A provocative detail from Paul Smith's new timepiece. Keep it close to you as you discover the world, step by step...

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Illustrator Marion Deuchars explains how to draw a bird in six steps.

Illustrator Marion Deuchars explains how to draw a bird in six steps.

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As if sexy photos of Kate Upton weren't enough, Hangover funnyman Ken Jeong photobombs the beautiful blond in the August 2011 issue of GQ.

As if sexy photos of Kate Upton weren't enough, Hangover funnyman Ken Jeong photobombs the beautiful blond in the August 2011 issue of GQ.

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An update of the fabled Left vs Right concept map. Written and art-directed by David McCandless, designed by Stefanie Posavec.

An update of the fabled Left vs Right concept map. Written and art-directed by David McCandless, designed by Stefanie Posavec.

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'Sonumbra de Vincy' by loop.pH captures the type of designs to be featured at London's origin contemporary craft fair in September as part of a new platform for lighting installations called Lux Craft.

'Sonumbra de Vincy' by loop.pH captures the type of designs to be featured at London's origin contemporary craft fair in September as part of a new platform for lighting installations called Lux Craft.

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Hand-blown glass terrariums from Bevara Design.

Hand-blown glass terrariums from Bevara Design.

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The Red Ribbon Park in China's Qinhuangdao City by Turenscape Landscape Architects winds along a verdant riverside.

The Red Ribbon Park in China's Qinhuangdao City by Turenscape Landscape Architects winds along a verdant riverside.

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P5P iPad/iPhone App: collection of generative sketches. The interactive visuals are defined by set of rules, computed by randomly modified algorithms. Tweak parameters, touch/move the device to influence the outcome of the images.

P5P iPad/iPhone App: collection of generative sketches. The interactive visuals are defined by set of rules, computed by randomly modified algorithms. Tweak parameters, touch/move the device to influence the outcome of the images.

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Series of four future retro posters for a fictitious airline to mars called MarsUnited by Andy Rohr.

Series of four future retro posters for a fictitious airline to mars called MarsUnited by Andy Rohr.

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The much awaited, La Maison Champs Elysees Hotel, has finally opened it's doors after a decadent and beautiful renovation!

The much awaited, La Maison Champs Elysees Hotel, has finally opened it's doors after a decadent and beautiful renovation!

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The Bee Titanium Editions is a special edition series from theory11 based on the traditional designs. Utilizing metallic inks that radiate light in a subtle manner, and embossed lettering - the deck oozes quality.

The Bee Titanium Editions is a special edition series from theory11 based on the traditional designs. Utilizing metallic inks that radiate light in a subtle manner, and embossed lettering - the deck oozes quality.

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The hyper-realist work of painter Karel Funk. A modern renaissance.

The hyper-realist work of painter Karel Funk. A modern renaissance.

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The Palms House in Venice by Daly Genik Architects feels light and airy for a house covered in metal.

The Palms House in Venice by Daly Genik Architects feels light and airy for a house covered in metal.

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GE and MIT's SENSEable City Lab compile and visualize the data from 7.2 million anonymized electronic medical records to create this Health InfoScape. By Dominik Dahlem, Eric Baczuk and Xiaoji Chen.

GE and MIT's SENSEable City Lab compile and visualize the data from 7.2 million anonymized electronic medical records to create this Health InfoScape. By Dominik Dahlem, Eric Baczuk and Xiaoji Chen.

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A time-lapse video of a crowd forming at English Bay beach in Vancouver B.C. during a fireworks show.

A time-lapse video of a crowd forming at English Bay beach in Vancouver B.C. during a fireworks show.

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On This Day is a heat sensitive wall calendar. Each day is represented by a square so when you touch it, the black cover completely disappears to reveal an interesting fact about something historical that happened on that very day.

On This Day is a heat sensitive wall calendar. Each day is represented by a square so when you touch it, the black cover completely disappears to reveal an interesting fact about something historical that happened on that very day.

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Cool Hunting check out the Ferrari World Design Contest.

Cool Hunting check out the Ferrari World Design Contest.

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From the secret laboratory in B-Reel’s London office, comes this brain-bending experimental project from B-Reel UK creative director Riccardo Giraldi. Mind controlled Scaletrix!

From the secret laboratory in B-Reel’s London office, comes this brain-bending experimental project from B-Reel UK creative director Riccardo Giraldi. Mind controlled Scaletrix!

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Ricard Vila's new generation plotter. Ecological, noiseless, ergonomic and easy to use. Produced by TKT brainpower.

Ricard Vila's new generation plotter. Ecological, noiseless, ergonomic and easy to use. Produced by TKT brainpower.

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Get ready for your next adventure with a travel roundup from Notventures.

FEATUREDGet ready for your next adventure with a travel roundup from Notventures.

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Microsoft has just announced a limited edition Star Wars themed Xbox 360 Kinect Bundle. An R2-D2 themed console with custom sounds, and a C-3PO themed controller are the highlights of the bundle.

Microsoft has just announced a limited edition Star Wars themed Xbox 360 Kinect Bundle. An R2-D2 themed console with custom sounds, and a C-3PO themed controller are the highlights of the bundle.

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Awesome slideshow of some incredible playhouses from the NYtimes.

Awesome slideshow of some incredible playhouses from the NYtimes.

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Sivan Royz’s laser-cut shell like iPhone case.

Sivan Royz’s laser-cut shell like iPhone case.

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With Maestro, magneticNorth lets kids conduct an orchestra! Part of the recent Manchester International Festival.

VIDEOWith Maestro, magneticNorth lets kids conduct an orchestra! Part of the recent Manchester International Festival.

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‘In Pecking Order Eggs’, market research shows the average consumer only uses two eggs at a time. Alana Leddin came up with a two-egg packaging that was durable, cheap to produce, easily flat-packed and user-friendly.

‘In Pecking Order Eggs’, market research shows the average consumer only uses two eggs at a time. Alana Leddin came up with a two-egg packaging that was durable, cheap to produce, easily flat-packed and user-friendly.

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