Just released limited edition pick axe has a beautiful stained hickory shaft that sports a quilted muslin and suede grip. Good for both breaking rocks and hanging on your wall!
"Downtown From Behind" - Bridget Fleming's effort to document the eclectic cast of individuals who roam the 200-plus streets of Manhattan located below 14th street.
Tasty bite sized treats roundup of Tasteologie goodness as we count down for Halloween!
'The Ride' by Matt Taylor, also selected for the cover of IdN Extra 03: The New Twenties Book
Architect Hiroshi Sambuichi and artist Yukinori Yanagi re-imagined the degraded copper factory as a commentary on the budding of an industrial nation. The Inujima Art Project is heated and cooled by a ingenious passive system.
Famed for curating fabulously ‘Willy Wonka’ inspired events, this week Bompas & Parr are enacting every child’s wildest fantasies with their world-first, artisanal chewing gum micro-factory...
Noah Scalin at Skull-A-Day has discovered what's inside a jack-o'-lantern.
The Jackson Coat & Hat Stand was designed by Sean Dare for Dare Studio and was launched during the London Design Festival.
Stretching the limits between natural and artificial objects in order to raise the question where does the vase end and the flower start?
You won't miss any life-threatening damage on this bike helmet—it'll smell up the works to let you know it needs replacing.
20 Iconic Male Musicians Outfits by Everyguyed and Moxy Creative
Made of paper, paperboard and ropes, an elegant but funny collection by Ilvy Jacbos.
NeSpoon's 'urban jewelry' in Poland - beautiful pottery added to trees.
I Can't Find My Phone ~ a site to help you... find your phone!
Dwell Studio Transportation Multi Mobile designed by frazier & wing
Alison Thomas is right on with her San Francisco is for Carnivores poster
Love this! Puzzle Cookie Mould by Mizuguchi Nami.
Coffee Bench by Serwantka.Designed by polish designer, Karolina Tylka and produced in Poland.
Fowler Light Fixture by Greg Hatton, made from a canning jar and Bakelight fixture.
Hairy monster alphabet! Just in time for the halloween season. By Heather-Lynn Aquino.
Made Out Portugal is a creative platform for Portuguese designers living abroad. It is a platform that creates opportunities to show individual work in different fields of design.
"Ukiyo-e" by young french designers Grégory Marion, Laurianne Lopez and Florent Coirier. A sculptural and hanging flower pot for a floating interior garden.
5 unexpected things we at NOTCOT have learned about life through TED talks!
Great packaging by BDG for Tenneyson, a French absinthe.
Mazzo restaurant in Amsterdam from Concrete Architectural Associates.
Maine Mead Works in Portland, Maine make HoneyMaker Mead from 100% Maine wildflowers, honey and other local ingredients, aged with American Oak.
The Danny Elfman & Tim Burton 25th Anniversary Music Box! This is quite the limited-edition numbered "Collectors Edition" of 1000 that collects the 13 original scores they've done together...
Amazon launches Windowshop ~ a new way to browse the site via iPad app
Incase's iPad Travel Kit Plus! A plushy sleeve for your ipad ~ and a zip open section for all your cables/keyboards/etc and even comes with a handy stand!
CW Keller's Ply Furniture ~ "inventive modern furniture & design" is beautifully fluid.
Core77 has a look at Buro North's Tree Like Wayfinding Signage ~ which receives an AGDA Award!
Rubber Stamp and Letterpress Print by Jay Ryan for Tiny Showcase ~ it's like the print that keeps on giving!
There's something about Michael McDowell's hand made ceramic hanging air plant pods ~ lovely! And they remind me of tin can + string telephones.
How To Unlock the Airplane Lavatory Door from Outside
Amazing look inside the Lladrró factory outside Valencia - absolutely stunning to see how they are made and painted ~ over at MocoLoco!
NOTCOT Favorite places! A peek at the adorable avocado fries, shot sized bread bowls of ceviche, delicious shrimp grilled cheese, and pretzel burger ~ at 3 Square Cafe & Bakery, Venice Beach.
Aaron Rose filmed three shorts about his international travels for Incase using only his iPhone 4.
Busted Tees Gizmodo Artist Series: Wendy MacNaughton
Google is giving away 10,000 GoogleTVs to web developers... love this initiative to get the box in the hands of those who can push and shape where the platform will go!
Pine & Main has the most adorable vintage planters!
Jenny Odell's The Satellite Collection is a series of six digital prints that I made by collaging cut-out imagery from Google Satellite. Above is the pools ~ silos and freeways are amazing as well.
This Peace Atlas by Always with Honor sizes each country to their peace index rating, with the larger the country code the more peaceful the country.
European Panda for the European Panda project by Uberkraaft
Amazing illustrated Flickr set of the Periodic Table.
Snarkitecture architecture duo outfitted a temporary retail space as an ice cavern for fashion designer Richard Chai underneath the High Line in New York City.
This Ligature, Loop & Stem poster by Scott Boms, Grant Hutchinson and Luke Dorny is likely the most beautiful typography lesson you'll see today. Unfortunately, sold out.