On great concepts - Love what R Stevens is proposing over at Diesel Sweeties - the alternative to Secret Santas... and use your blog, etc to win free goodies... far more fun and less stress than buying for a stranger.
beautiful, cute recycled clothes by swiss designer barbablau
"business card for canadian personal trainer poul nielsen designed by publicis, toronto. the name card is difficult to read until it is stretched."
The plastic cursor frames and defines the numbers 1 -31 giving a hidden function to what appears to be a pleasing graphic print. An excellent Christmas gift idea . . .
Remember my com post about Gifts for Your Indie Ninja? Cnet's CRAVE blog - picked it up and RAN with it - defining who the indie ninja is... updated my post, it was too funny not to share.
THINK! by Steelcase - review on com. 99% recyclable, gorgeous, simple, intuitive, and oh so ergo. I think this is THE chair for web 2.0 - the aeron was so last bubble.
Double Butter based in Denver , this furniture design studio powered by the creative stylings of Dexter Thornton and David Larabee.
Found on core77.com
Impressive 2007 Tech Guide over at Men's Health... cool new nike+ipod=Amp+ bluetooth remote watch thing...
Love these new pieces over at Wooster, Location: Albany's abandon buildings, stencils by, dwell, one unit and Mr. Prvrt
widgetstation is a desk clock which can run widgets! hardware web 2.0 :)
Solistone metal stone tiles...
"Stokke Gravity balans offers you the ultimate in comfort. This recliner provides extreme relaxation for mind, spirit and body."
There is a fairytale aspect to Shawn Lovell's bed. Although I'm not sure I would want a bird nest directly above me while I sleep...
It's nice to see that designer are beginning to think about our best friends as well. This futuristic bed from WOWBOW is crafted from 10mm thick acrylic and furnished with luxury faux suede cushions.
If you don't like putting real animals up on your wall, but still like the idea and the look of it, this moose bust made of beech wood might do the trick.
The ball-shaped Eva Solo bird feeder is a decorative feature outdoors and a popular feeding place for the small birds in the garden all year round.
Cool Hunter reports on Cartier doing a jewel-encrusted Elephant Polo Match in India... wow.
Product of God. What a name. Deep breathe, once you're over the name... they have great limited ed prints! From artists like my fav Genevieve Gauckler!!
I love Jordan Crane's work, and this cover for Craphound 6 is awesome. "Full to the bursting point of images depicting death, telephones, and scissors." How could I NOT buy this??
dr. of botany in paris, patrick blanc is the originator of the vertical garden. his english site is finally up (mostly), and the work on it is amazing. (this photo does not do it justice.)
The portfolio of Ravi Vasavan
Concept storage solution by Tom Seymour.
Pewter Sea Horse Wine Aerator - there's something mesmerizingly pretty about this... cool idea...
People Like Us Collective introduces a new line of shirts (with hoodies on the way) - a fresh new site! - AND new packaging... talk about productive! And i'm in love with this fish.
For your not quite starving artist friend, a real can of Campbell's Warhol Soup. $12 a can at Barney's
Hotel Basico : A nice hotel here in the caribbean beaches of mexico, absolutely mexican style... Notice that the reception is a juice shop.
Nice Mexican photographer, the site is on spanish, hope you manage to understand it 'cause its worth it. He has really nice photos there... Love the anime ones.
This smoke detector from Snapalarm is truly innovative. Simply place the alarm on the cord of a pendant lamp with a click, no tools are needed.
These quirky Christmas Pudding bin liners are perfect for the up and coming season.
Fun black and white necklaces by Archive Jewelry... will need to find out more about these!
Geoff McFetridge's Creature Off My Back line of creatures... this one is my favorite.
I got sick and tired of losing flash drives, so I've embedded my flash drive into a regulation sixteen pound bowling ball.
Limited-edition book called, Book, the result of 36 weeks, 4 artists and 2 continents.
we've seen some gift wrap winners on .org, so i threw together a short list of my wittier favorites. ;)
The Ziricote* comes in it own wooden box and is accompanied by a pot of wax, for treatment. Hulger's first ever wooden PIP*PHONE.
the UK's Innocent juices have tapped the craftster.knitting community and they come with hand made hats this holiday season
Gorgeous Color Finding tool - COLOURMOD
beautiful flower "sarah" clock. designed by Jim Doan.
On fun design concepts, here's a submission by Agustin Otegui. X4: 2 watch faces, two straps, 4 options, in one watch... also check out his first place Bombay Sapphire Ice-olate winning design.
With all the shopping to do, made a quick list of fun stores, so i don't forget... If you need a last minute gift... or the perfect gift... here are some good places to look
Obsessing about the Material Furniture Knock Down/Drag Out Collection today
Ooooh Muji's holiday selection is far too fun... also take a look at the city-handkerchiefs in London, NY, HK, Tokyo versions
Muji also has some great acrylic bangles and rings (black, clear, green, red)
Latest in Muji's "_____in a bag" is SPACE!
Shoplifter: The audacity of doing my Christmas shopping with this bag, I can't wait to see the reaction.
Bert Simons paper clone was made using 3D CG techniques, then printed and glued together. (reminds me of #2020)