Precipitated by the economic slow down, small scale, rapid-fire design competitions and projects (like The Living's 'Living Light' in Seoul, above) are flourishing.
Behold the wacky, wild world of illustrator / animator Rick Nosworthy, and his lovely dismembered people parts all scattered about.
Lost World Fairs ~ Atlantis! Internet Explorer 9 now supports WOFF, and the Friends of Mighty have joined forces to explore typographic possibilities on the web.
The exhibition “Appetite: A Reciprocal Relationship between Food & Design” opens at The Cooper Union.
Coach teamed up with PaperFashion to create one of a kind totes during their Fashion's Night Out event in NYC - illustrated on the spot!
Skip Hop's new Dunck's ~ This adorable set of three colorful ducks float and pour - rinse cups and stackable toys!
LATimes - "Swizzle sticks make a new stirThere's more history to these cocktail-stirring devices than Don Draper could imagine. They're collectibles as well as connections to the past."
House extension in Heverlee - Belgium by BOB361 Architects. Made of glass and white concrete, the new building offers light and transparency.
Many of our daily routines require several tools for specific actions. Many could be combined.BINPAN is a dustbin when it stands up and a dustpan when it lies down. By Kawamura Ganjavian.
The new showroom of Moooi in London! Located in the White Building of The Dock.
DiceForChange is a concept that aims to change people's behaviour in a playful way. Wellness Dice stimulate change in daily routines as well as awareness of how simple actions can have a greater positive effect on life.
Fastway's packaing for Gauss LEDs.
New National Glass Museum in Leerdam, Netherlands by Bureau SLA.
'Log' by Abrahams May Architects is another great entry for the Sukkah City 2010 competition.
Supercute packaging by LOVE for COOK's microwave meals.
New on the books at CIA, Julene Harrison is a dab hand with a scalpel & paper. We especially love this window poster. 'I can see your house from my house.' Super cute.
Illustrations by german Artist Marek Haiduk.
"Longo" by portuguese designer Rodrigo Vairinhos is a suspended light with LEDS and ceramic body. Between handcraft and technology.
Beat by Libratone is going to be a real revolution. A great looking wireless speaker system for all your digital music sources.
Thomas Felix Renault Kidma concept is a mobility system that suits the humanist aspirations of the city as well as its willingness to protect environment.
Tarangini Jindal's Cocoon enhances your showering experience, and also helps to save water and energy.
Ashtray Factory. Designed by Ramon Middelkoop and Chris Koens, produced by Invotis Orange.
So fun! David Soames "The Ultimate Combo" Screenprint
Anthony Lister painting the windows at the Standard NY ~ so fun to see how it unfolds!
With their FLOE and SERAC Series, Greensound Technology™ has created an unmatched harmony of consistent high quality tone, everlasting performance and elegant design with these glass speakers.
The Westminster Terrace, Hong Kong, with architectural design from Paul Davis & Parnters and interior design by Tara Bernerd & Atelier Ikebuchi.
Two brands WIP and miiing, but a common designer Laurent Minguet - who introduced some of his creations at Maison & Objet 2010.
The POPular by Ilaria Pacini is completely dedicated to the children. This little den lets your kids have fun through interaction with forms and materials.
Joy Deangdeelert Cho the very talented graphic designer, and the owner of oh Joy! has designed a beautiful new collection of wallpaper for Hygge & West.
The Dell Inspiron Duo tablet. Impressive hybrid that is part netbook, part tablet with a 10-inch screen, dual-core Atom N550 and running Windows 7 Premium.
Seashell x-ray photos arranged to make animals from Jim Wehtje.
Dutch design legend, Marcel Wanders, has collaborated with Senso on a new line of flooring Called “Impressions”. ‘It’s more about the texture than the colour,’ says Wanders.
The Moonstruck Sconce Light by Feinedinge (Sandra Haischberger) is a perforated wall light fixture that encloses your light bulb and creates a pattern as light passes through it.
iErnest, Hemingway's preferred choice in leather iPhone wallets.
COO.EE Studio's submission for the Ridiculous Typography Rules book.
New stop motion ads for Brother printers from UK director Noah Harris through production company Blinkink
'Surveillance 100' floor lamp by Humans since 1982.
'Gibliz' coffee table and 'Eriz' chair by Moritz Schmid are part of the collection by Swiss brand Atelier Pfister.
'World of Motion' video/illustrations by Colin Hesterly.
Pete Fowler collaborated with Michelle Wibowo to make 'Captain Fairtrade' - a star exhibit (& cake) shown at the recent edible art exhibition from The Mad Artists Tea Party, Cake Britain
'DTV Shredder' by Bpg-Werks. Skateboard with tank threads.
The new bathtub designed by Studio Thol
CHOP: a series of five short films shot with the high-speed Phantom camera, celebrating the collision between a Best Made axe and wood.
Back in school I used to own such a leather bag for all my pens, pencils, erasers and stuff. This high quality version makes wanna get one again.
Super slim Takeya GLASS water bottles sheathed in gorgeous translucent silicone sleeves. Handy finger hook makes them easy to grab and narrow design lets them fit anywhere.
3D chiseled and beeswax covered album case for Alaric King's album "Bedtime Stories" designed and executed by the artist, Alaric King.