This week we have a very colorful roundup from NOTCOT.org featuring tech, toys and other treasures.
Svalbard Science Centre78°north by Jarmund/Vigsnæs AS Architects MNAL.
Just stumbled across the stunning illustrations of Nimit Malavia.
This isn't a curling iron, but a Lootflighter designed by Richard Looft to start your barbecue in seconds, without requiring lighter fluid.
Tivo Slide Remote review over at Gizmodo ~ nice way to solve the text entry nightmare with numerical keypads on remotes...
Interesting approach by Bodum. Designed by Sottsass back in 1988, the colorful 'Ettore' plastic/stainless steel/silicone water kettle honors the Memphis design group and their vision.
'Summer Nests' by Emiliana Design Studio for the Santa Monica Center of the Arts in Barcelona.
Rocky Collection - Little expressions of domestic rebellion, somewhere between vandalizing and newways of protection for our good.
'BOCA' by Studio Macura porcelain bottle for watering plants.
'Polku' coat rack by Mikko Laakkonen for Marimekko.
Take a look at the RVW Mollis easy chair, a lovely simplistic piece of furniture, which also looks really comfortable!
White Desert offers luxury fly-in trips to the interior of Antarctica. White Desert clients enjoy meals prepared by Cape Town–based chef Jenna Viney at Whichaway Camp in Antarctica’s remote interior.
Rob Ryan has exclusively designed a print on a fine bone china plate for Paul Smith. This plate is limited edition of only 100.
groovy new artwork from illustrator, adam ziskie.
SWITCHKEY, flipper style key fobs from donnykennedy. Push button activated, key springs from the side like a VW...only fast and hard. Made in Canada, machined from billet aluminum.
The Sunday BBQ cut-out set by Maxim Dalton.
Uglycute is a design and architecture office based in Stockholm, Sweden and I love both their philosophy on concept design, as well as their approach on Scandinavian furniture design.
During Electric Windows 2010 in Beacon, NY - Artist Peat Wollaeger decided to Stencil some Balloons to put up during the event...See how it's done!!!!
App Biennale will guide you around the maze of alleys and canals of Venice to find what you’re looking at the world’s largest architectural event.
chanel + surfing + cocktails + smores + firepits + montauk = awesome? A look at the lovely and picturesque Chanel surfboards at the event... as well as the new J12 Marine watches.
An A to Z of London, brand new screen print by Laura Seaby.
Jeonghwa Seo and Hanna Chung created this stunning ripple effect tea table as a project for the IM Masters Design Academy Eindhoven,
Red Dot awarded German designer Gesa Hansen 'remix'ed the classic Davenport desk, in color.
Kanner Architects' Oakland House makes great use of floor to ceiling glass to take advantage of the stunning views over San Francisco bay.
ATYPYK's Psycho Diagnostik Coasters with great Rorschach Prints...
This pavilion is part of Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo. Stunning video from architectural filmmakers Spirit of Space.
Duffy London love to play with seemingly impossible configurations. I love this runner table that will be launched at London Design Week 2010.
Danish architecture firm EFFEKT are constructing this gorgeous Nature Centre in Harskoven, Copenhagen.
Stunning packaging for Understory Chocolatiers from Mark Johnson.
LimoLand, a line of clothing for rich old men, will open its flagship store in NYC's meatpacking district.
I love the fun interior of The Salad Shop in Singapore!
Arno Piroud (StarnoCity) does some pretty incredible stuff. This tennis court was created on on a rooftop in Lyon with Anthony Musso.
Office Building Audenasa, Navarra - Spain, Vaíllo & Irigaray + Eguinoa
I Love Type explores the origins of our alphabet. I love this illustration from Able Parris.
Road Flare is the latest print from Snowblinded, aka Anthony Cozzi. Road Flare will be featured at this years ARTCRANK Denver. Sept. 4th at the Lisa Kowalski Gallery, 1pm-11pm.
Casa Finger Joint by LAND Arquitectos (Cristóbal Valenzuela Haeussler and Ángela Delorenzo) is a stunning house in Nogales, Chile.
Half torn-down houses for meeting rooms, in the new office of BBH, Shanghai.
Friends of Type: the Punk As F*** post now silkscreened as printed matter.
Amazing work of Moony Khoa Lee.
What is biodiversity? This extremely cool animation from students at the Vancouver Film School is visual - and it's miles from abysmal (sorry Frank) in its simple explanation of some complex science.
Colorful Cubist and Modernist Metal Birdhouses and Birdfeeders by Joe Papendick.
Sagmeister Inc optical illusion installation at Market + Powell in San Francisco.
Vambits are tiny, customizable designer toys made by Drownspire, a Montreal based collective.
Bored? Then why not go through your Tai Chi paces with none other than Darth Vader. Use the force!
Picnic in harmony with nature is possible with Boxsals boxes. Boxsal the refined design comes with biodegradable utensils: bowls, cups, etc.
Solid Shell by VW+BS consists of a chair with a solid concrete base and seats made from metal rods that coated with powder. It will be exhibited by the Lollipop Shoppe for the London Design Festival from the 18th – 28th September 2010.