Phone books, old computer program manuals, books given by friends or bought at half price: in the hands of Cara Barer, they become hypnotic sculptures, caught by her lens as they come to life.
Dieter Rams’ T1000 for Braun is a fantastic example of how colours can help identify specific functions. Post by Giorgio Biscaro titled Forms/Functions/Behaviours (Colours #1).
Art graf pencil packaging by Mario Jorge Lemos.
Bonbon Macherei - great video about artisanal hard candy making in Berlin
Designed by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects, this beautiful house is called Beach Road 2 and is located in Jupiter Island, Florida, USA.
The Fab@Home, a 3D food printer from Cornell's Computational Synthesis Laboratory and The French Culinary Institute.
Kees van der Westen's Speedster Espresso Machine.
Swedish architecture team Jagnefalt Milton has proposed a solution to the master plan of the Norwegian town Åndalsnes.
Walldecor made of bamboo pulp. 4 different designs from 3DWalldecor.
wow! 2011 will see the USpostal service issue a series of Pixar stamps from the movies.
On December 30th 2010, Qatar will open the Muthaf Arab Museum of Modern Art in the states capital, Doha.
aProdukt's Kork iPad Case ~ nice packaging design
Crocheted Olek (AKA Polish-born, NYC-based Agata Olek) crocheted Wall Street’s Charging Bull in a cool piece of installation art that only lasted two hours before being taken down.
'Wedge' a multifunctional stool/side table by Vaugh Shannon
Underpeace WAR BABY COLOR SERIES-U
Dotklok is an open source digital clock that displays the time with animations, such as a Pong mode.
Sieveking Sound Omega Headphone Stands gorgeous bend wood and german made...
The arresting beauty of frozen follies and ice palaces, from Sweden to Quebec. Olafur Eliasson installation above.
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Barcelona, designed by Patricia Urquiola, is a gorgeously conceived place where all your senses will be aroused.
DJ Light - a public sound and light installation that gives visitors the power to orchestrate a performance of light and sound across a large public space.
Interview with Niels Shoe Meulman. Amsterdam born master of graffiti, graphic design, and typography.
Chilean weekend house by 01 arq architect firm.
Turquoise 2011 Birds Calendar by Tinted Mint.
Thorbjørn Ankerstjerne's BioBag.
As we countdown to 2011 ~ here's a look back at the top 100 fashionable posts at NotCouture!
Shade by Simon Heijdens at the Art Institute Chicago uses natural light to cast shadows across a room with a special film across the windows.
Zebar, recently opened music bar in Shanghai with impressive interior space and a live music venue. Design concept by 3Gatti Architecture Studio.
An on-going exploration of the world of fine art -one Not Safe For Work image at a time.
Genuine sound, as nature intended: Symphony Cricket sound system projects clear sound from Carrot Grant’s most compact package. Great for desktop, and book shelf use, crickets infuse the room with a symphony of music.
Adios LA ~ a series of 5 billboards went up in LA, as a creative director broke up with the city for Brooklyn, NYC... to go work for Huge (who is now picking up the tab for the stunt!)
Make your own wikileaks insurance file necklace
Montessorium ~ in addition to the Math and Letters apps, there is now Alpha Writer! Perfect for the little kids in your life...
dezeen share some of their favorite Christmas cards of 2010.
Zeptonn's Wellies for Greenpeace are awesome!
Great waxed canvas lunch tote from Artifact Bag Co.
XXY series luxury door handles from Valentin Garal. Handcrafted in high quality wood.
Hunkemöller flagship store designed by Belgian Creneau International.
Kinekt Design's first vinyl toy Kinektible, designed by Glen Liberman and Motomichi Nakamura.
Spanair, a spanish airline surprises its passengers with Christmas gifts. By Shackelton.
Salt & Pepper shakers. The silicone coating wraps a plastic container which holds the salt. Squeezing the shaker reveals the holes. By Tal Mor and Shlomi Azulay aka DAG DesignLab
Armani Samsung Galaxy S , Dress Up Your Model with "I Wear Armani" Application on Facebook.
Absolut collectors by Krink
'Stem Chair' by designer Patrick Norguet for Crassevig.
Movember rewarded the valiant and generous fundraising efforts of those raising over $1,000 for cancer efforts with a limited Movember edition of the Debrett’s Guide for the Modern Gentleman.
NOTCOT.org annual roundup ~ top 100 of 2010!!! Thanks again for another amazing year ~ here's to an even more inspiring 2011!
Beautifully illustrated Story of (ginger)SNAP ~ as found around the neck of the bottle of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction's SNAP spirit.