The Museum Plagiarius in Germany shows products with their knock offs, like this knock off of Alfi called "Albi"
Le Vin au Verre ~ letting you have what looks like a mix between the setups at vino venue and a hi-tech kegerator?
Ming Oil & Vinegar set from Jansen + Co. Looks like upside-down wine glasses...but looks can be deceiving!
Andrea Galvani ~ something mysteriously surreal yet enticing about the photography...
Magnetosphere by Robert Hodgin. Audio by Trentemoller... breathtaking use of Processing for some of the most incredible visualizations i have ever seen. (thanks, Josh Spear)
Svan Scooter - Swedish design at its finest? Mixing play and sleek bent wood.... i need one, as does every kid out there.
Also from Every Space Design, Arrange shelf ~ gorgeous mix of bamboo, steel, rubber, and glass test tubes.
It only LOOKS like frosting ~ but it is in fact the sweetest solution to keeping pigeons off your window sills as cast in plastic by Every Space Design.
If you click one thing today ~ pick this one. Nikon's Universcale... gorgeous flash piece giving you a feel for how tiny or gigantic we are in the grand scheme of things... great use of silhouettes
Spotted at CA Boom ~ carolyn mendoza's incredible living artworks ~ patina techniques, metalwork, aerial plants... wow.
99 Rooms is a unique internet art project that interweaves wall painting, photography, animation and sound in a manner entirely unknown until now. TOTALLY COOL, click around...
Rob Dobi has done it again. Some humor + some great illustrations = some quality entertainment. Silly scene kids. [Editor's Note: i. cant. stop. laughing.]
JUST got back from trade day of CA Boom 4 ~ "the west coast independent design show" ~ so for those who cant wait for posts or can't make it, here are my random pics.
This is a plaster ceiling tile! Above View makes plaster ceiling tiles in every imaginable texture. This is the crocoldile, make sure to see all the others!
Belkin's latest ~ hubs to plug your desk holes...
Ross Lovegroves' new 2 meter tall floor standing audio speaker For KEF audio, due out later this year.
This clever scale lets you compare your weight to famous people and pop culture figures instead of displaying your weight in pounds or kilos.
In time for Easter: Resurrection Bunnies, Eggs, and Chicks. They're adorable little dead plushie dolls guaranteed to resurrect in time for Easter-- get em' while they're dead! (This is deliciously wrong. I love it.)
Jason Miller's stoneware Lego vases, now available in large or small from his gallery and soon available from Areaware!
A true Heart made of Murano Glass by French designer Melanie Fontaine, one of the winner of the competition.
In The Palazzo Reale in Milan - by Gino De Dominicis.
flickr related tag browser - freeform image search engine lets you play - gorgeous!
Riding on a tide of interest in personal submersibles, these stunning Duo Beta and Trio Alpha concepts from Guillermo Sureda-Burgos look like they have been pulled straight from a sci-fi flick.
Ron Arad brings this simple fastener into focus with the eponymous Screw stool. Made from mirror polished aluminum and satin stainless steel. Only $1539
get a sense of how huge a whale really is. check out this blue whale life sized thanks to the whale and dolphin conservation society. well spotted core77!
This might need to be the next house for Shade Elaine's Mr. Chompers (the venus fly trap) - Regent House Tabletop Terrarium
Fredrik Johansson's centerfolding guitar. From the DeVillain Guitar Company.
Kinetica is the UK's first museum dedicated to kinetic, electronic and experimental art. It opened in Old Spitalfields Market, London, on 6 October 2006.
"each piece is unique. four to six feet in length." There's something timelessly romantic about clawfoot tubs... amusing that they use icy blue sensuede ~ is that supposed to be like water?
Exhibition at Stephen Wirtz Gallery in SF - CATHERINE WAGNER - A Narrative History of the Light Bulb ... March 28 - April 28, 2007
Ben Dunn Library - From the guys that brought you thelazerdome.com, here's their newest creation. Ad geeks everywhere should enjoy it.
Adobe CS3 announced and available for pre-order! YUP
Beautiful cut leaves from Jen Stark. So delicate and complex in the simplest way.
Vertikal claims to be "the world's first neckless bottle" ~ which makes me wonder if the pom tea glass count as a bottle?
Solid teak and stainless steel trivet - Design: Designit, Denmark - gorgeously minimalistic and oh so functional.
There are climbing walls... then there are what feel like alice in wonderland goes to the museum and has to climb her way out... Illoiha gym
Easy access, stainless steel cube, condom dispenser for your bedside? Particularly like their attention to detail with the shape on top... from Germany
Isaak Fernandez Rodriquez created a fantastic batman animation short. Check it out!
Amazing speakers from the Chinese mixed media artist Guan chun.
architecture overload! austria's summer house is gorgeous. reminds me of a sexy version of home. love the editorial by matthew hussey too.
Flying bed is a reality now. Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars spent last 6 years trying to develop this wonder of science and he finally did it.
im not so sure about the bookbag by Cogitatio...it seems somehow sacriligious to gut a book like that...
now that is a sweet attic.
Bigfoot's Survival in the Modern World Show ~ i'm currently obsessed with the collection of pieces that bring bigfoots right out of the woodgrains....
David Weeks little votive candle look like miniature fireplaces
Designboom launches their shop! Congrats! (some fun designer goodies, shirts, rings, lamps, books, you name it!)