Popurls vs. Alltop - i think popurls' Thomas Marban sums it up well in the picture on his blog (you probably need to see it larger to make sense of it) - "former apple blogceleb guy kawasaki" has no understanding of why popurls works.
MOO (your favorite little flickr biz cards) has launched the E-STER MOO HUNT! Where adorable eggs have been hidden throughout the web on - flickr, timbuk2, picnik, etsy, blurb, ponoko, and style shake!
Learn mosaics from the masters: take a workshop at the Orsoni Glass Foundry in Venice and stay in the fabulous restored Domus Orsoni while you're at it. Workshops are 3 days, 1 week and two weeks. I'm going!
The Portafrutta, created by 35 forms, is a fruit plate by Doodle. The surfaces of the tray suggest different fruit to be placed strategically around the tray. This avoids the bruising of fruit. Made in cherry wood with laser cutting technology. Made by Industreal.
Fendi's Artist Baguette lets you get your DIY on with 10 pantone universe markers and a coated canvas version of their classic clutch... for $1300. Can you imagine your favorite artist doodling on it for you?
The idea to design a bare light bulb hanging down from the ceiling sometimes will create a special atmosphere. But, if I wanted to place some bulb hanging on my ceiling sure I will go with this design, The Tin Lamp by Yar Rassadin.
Popp uses controlled drips of water to create a waterfall of words and images. A horizontal module with computer-controlled valves hung from the ceiling releases droplets at precise times to form predetermined shapes.
"Don't waster your time..." Toilet Paper Origami Ads for Kellog's All-Bran Plus cereal by Leo Burnett, Dubai, UAE. I know they are a little grade school in their humor but I laughed a bit when I first saw them.
BLOOG - A machine that scrambles words and sentences of real-time blog posts, based on the look of a 1960’s Moog synthesizer. Pulling in RSS feeds, it scrolls through the text and adds/subtracts words.
Just over six months ago, theory11 set out to create the next standard in playing card design. The focus was dual: design and quality. The deck had to be the best of breed in both categories. And this is it.
Amazon Upgrade ~ interesting move by Amazon, letting you "upgrade" your physical books to digital books you can read online, search, annotate, etc. Especially interesting for searching all your recipes!
brio54 | Affordable Non-Toxic Living
The aim of brio54 is to offer functional, inspiring and affordable modern design to the masses, and from what I can tell, they’ve succeeded (at least at the concept stage).
Mansilla + Tuñón Arquitectos has created a stunning building for the Contemporary Arts Museum of Castilla y León. The building is made up of seemingly simple lines, but the building is, somehow, very inviting anyway.