Scott Amron is at it again, this time creating a self insulating coffee cup, called Heatswell. Simply pour a hot beverage into this thin stackable cup and watch its midsection swell to form a cool insulating collar.
"Fine Collection of Curious Sound Objects" by Georg Reil. The arrangement includes 6 exceptional exhibits from the world of sounds and acoustics. At first sight looking trivial, each object incorporates a very unique ability.
This is a nice packaging approach from Ryanna Christianson a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. She created a six pack of Norsk Øl which is based on the Scandinavian Nisse.
Mathias Bengtsson's Paper Chair will be part of the Danish Crafts Mindcraft show in Milan next month. 12 works by Denmark's most talented craftspeople will be shown at Zona Tortona, Spazio Vuoto, 55a via Savona.
Eco-friendly home in Otake, Japan by Suppose Design Office uses passive solar design to heat the home. It is earth-friendly and comes with a bathroom that has breath-taking views, whether looking inside or out!
Fun Wired article - Tom Shannon, the multimedia artist generates these complex forms with a simple machine, a pendulum of his own design that swings over the canvas, releasing pigment from six radio-controlled paint guns.
Back to a classic 20th century design desk calendar. Timor has been in production by Danese since 1967. A clever design combining great style and ease of use, the Timor is a great example of form & function by Enzo Mari.
StudioKahn designs and manufactures Metamorphoses, a series of three shape changing dolls that illustrate "Little Red Riding Hood." ~ most fascinating is the making of these porcelain and silicone toys!
Watch Zlatan Ibrahimović leave defenders for dead with lightning speed bursts and changes of direction with Nike's new Mercurial Vapor Superfly II. The film is called Traction on demand, by agency Wieden + Kennedy,
Midipad, a new app for the iPad/iPhone for music creation and live-performance. This multitouch-capable midi-controller-application communicates with your Mac, PC and even standalone hardware-synths via Wifi.
Kirsten Dunst in a wonderful Takashi Murakami's video Akihabara Majokko Princess. A pop fairy tale in which Kirsten Dunst sings the Vapors' hit "Turning Japanese", part of the Tate Modern's exhibition "Pop Life: Art in a Material World"
Per Brolund's "Joyride" is a great car. The set consists of 10 pieces of plywood, 3 aluminum tubes, nylon rope that serves as a "wheel" a few pins to hold the ring and keep everything in place and 4 wheels with rubber tires.