Before iPod and Nike was Apple II and Puma. These Pumas had a built in "electronic pedometer" that used a serial interface to plug into your Apple II for reporting. Full gallery of fun pics of the old worn out shoes.
Very Limited Edition GBA cartridge: Just out from chip tunes artist Pixelh8 'Music Tech Pro Performer V1.0'. Cartridge allows you to control the gameboy’s onboard sound and incorporates the most needed features for live performance.
Really cool well designed ad from advertising agency Leo Burnett out of Frankfurt, Germany and creative director Hans-Juergen Kaemmerer. The ad is for the International Society for Human Rights, just a really nice effective ad.
Torre Agbar architect Jean Nouvel has designed YSL L'Homme's rather phallic new limited edition bottle. "I wanted it to be very ergonomic, so you can put it in your coat pocket." and there's a logo bobble inside...
Amazon is now doing fulfillment ~ you send them products, they store it, pack it. and ship it. Might be a nice solution for ambitious designers trying to figure out all the details of selling their goods.
EEP. Sorry to everyone who experienced our downtime late last night ~ had a stats error break the server... fixing it all up now... here's a nice site to check if a site is "down for everyone or just me"
Mail Call! Diesel sent over their "Jeans Chain" ~ the hefty shiny gold bling to hang from your belt loops with a vial of perfume inside... OR anything else you want to stash in the container. See the unboxing.
Sia’s Breathe Me (2004) was produced/directed by Sydney-based studio Collider. Seeing how Polaroid announced that it will no longer be manufacturing their cult-favorite film, that makes this video all the more interesting.
To celebrate the 120th birthday of the Eiffel Tower, the Société d’Exploitation de la Tour Eiffel decided to restructure the public reception and access areas of the tower... see the winning design by Serero.
Based on a 1947 design from Milan, Italy called the Atomic- La Sorrentina Coffee Makers remind us of Frank Lloyd Wright's quote, "Form follows function- that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one- joined in a spiritual union."
The story of Chinese diver Hu Jia - Adidas' "In 2008 Impossible Is Nothing" ad for the Beijing Olympics. Created by 180/TBWA, Psyop, and Stink. The mix of live footage and "pencil" animation is amazing!