What a gorgeous week! There’s plenty to love in this week’s NOTCOT.org roundup, whether you’re after the taxonomy of rap names, avian-inspired musical numbers, piglet speakers or Ostrich leathered cameras.
Relogic has come up with this simple, one touch declutter system for outlets. With one simple push, the Letout Outlet transforms into 5 different outlets.
The Bamboocycle UH-02 is an urban cycle created with a sustainable and responsible design vision.
Microsoft's LifeCam Studio webcam has a 1080p HD Sensor, auto-focus, high-precision glass element lens and a high-fidelity mic.
Drucker Architects have completed the Makenna Resort in Itacaré, Brazil.
Fun illustrations by designer and illustrator, SockMonkee.
'Robotagger' by Golan Levin and Jeremy Ficca. Concept by Evan Roth and F.A.T. Lab.
8bits is a short film that is a tribute to the 3D and 2D games. Directed by Valeria Amirault, Jean Delaunay, Sarah Laufer and Benjamin Mattern.
Wired's “Redesign Apple’s Ugly iTunes Icon” contest results.
These French wine vending machines, designed by Astrid Terzian, may be making their way over the USA next year.
Joyce Hwang's BAT TOWER is the second in a series of bat house prototypes which explore strategies for increasing public awareness of bats as a critical component of our ecosystem.
E2D Executive Defender® by Surefire single-output incandescent lamp is a compact high-output flashlight with self-defense enhancements.
Good ol’ Sailor Vodka is a new Swedish vodka made out of organic grain and bottled in a recyclable PET-bottle designed by tattoo artist Aniela from Flash Fighters.
DROP, the installation by Paul Cocksedge Studio for the London Design Festival
'Race and ethnicity' infographic set of major US cities by Eric Fischer. Inspired by Bill Rankin's map of Chicago's race and ethnic divides.
Jennifer Steinkamp's 'Florence Nightingale' installation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
The Keen Garage in Portland sells Keen Footwear. Great conservation project using re-used and recycled ceiling and metal fixtures.
Cute packaging from Sarah Cespedes for heart, mind, & body vitamins.
Stuart Haygarth and framing company John Jones collaborate to create this great installation at the V&A for London Design Festival 2010.
Inventario: Everything is a Project looks like great fun! This part book, part magazine is part run by Foscarini and run in part by architect Beppe Finessi.
Wild Abstraction - illustration by David Schwen.
Wide open contemporary loft in Oscar Niemeyr's Copan by young architects Felipe Hess and Renata Pedrosa.
Watermelon Lantern Festival cherishes the artistry of the Chinese.
Limited edition Golden Jeroboam for the holiday season by Moët & Chandon.
STUDIO 13/16: the new area dedicated to adolescents and designed by Mathieu Lehanneur. The first images!
Vintage Ralph Lauren tags.
The Naked Chair by international design studio Outofstock. Beautiful, simple, flat-pack. Forget Ikea!
Awesome infographic of the Production Cycle of Champagne making for Veuve Clicquot
Designer Bina Beitel shows her new lights at the 'Under my skin' exhibition at Next Level Gallery in Paris. Some strange and astonishing lights, between innovation and handcraft.
Breakfast delivered in my HATCH at the Hotel Tremoille in Paris... fun hotel room design detail!
Cities, present and future - A cool collage by Tim Marrs to appear on the front page of the FT.
The 'Dot' film, created by Sumo Science at Aardman with a brand new Nokia N8 mobile. , is a stop-motion animation starring the world's smallest character.
Photographer, Timur Civan attaches a 102 year old Wollensak 35mm F5.0 Cine-Velostigmat Lens onto a 5DmkII to capture some stunning photos.
Dare Studio will be launching 8 new products at the London Design Festival
"Self Made," The full length documentary about tattoo artist Luke Wessman. Produced by Soi Clave Integrated Media Solutions.
The Sun-Liner sunlounge by Adam Goodrum (of Cappellini 'Stitch' fame) for Tait. Powdercoated sheet metal.
Video of a head mounted digital display by Brother Industries. It projects images directly onto the retina.
'Organ of Corti' by liminal UK is an acoustic device which explores the potential of recycling unwanted sounds from our environment into new music.
Sid Lee and Adidas Originals worked once again together bringing this great stop motion featuring celebrities and bloggers. A great work to see in HD
Amazing video projection on the building of the Kharkiv Regional Administration of a 3D Light Show in Kharkov, Ukraine.
NASA's highlights of the 2010 Desert Research and Technology Studies tests.
IDEO + BBVA Bank concept video 'The future of self- service banking'.
Organic sculptures by Alma Allen using marble, ironwood, walnut, copper ore and bronze.
Graphic design duo POP CHART LAB present two very fantastic chart/posters 'Grand Taxonomy of Rap Names' and 'The Very Many Varieties of Beer'. Everything you ever wanted to know!
'UP!' low cost / portable 3D printer by PP3DP.
'Nanotectonica' installation by Jonas Coersmeier integrates electron microscopy, parametric modeling and digital fabrication into the architectural design process.