The car and Mercedes Benz turns 125 this year ~ and the history of Mercedes can be relived through model cars (and a stuffed moose) through the in-between of this escalator! See the video and an early look at their IAA booth!
Photographer Lincoln Harrison puts a new spin on shooting stars.
For the last 500 years, the locals of Nongriat in Meghalaya, India have grown several hundred bridges across the region’s numerous water channels, using just the roots of local rubber trees.
Contemporary oil lamps by Perhacs.
Photographer Charlotte Dumas tells the story behind her portraits of 9/11 Rescue Dogs.
Nielsen's 2011 Q3 Social Media Report offers some intriguing findings about our use of social media.
'Der Kritzler' is a tiny drawing machine by Alex Weber from Hamburg.
Where in the inventors? Idea submissions by state are part of this infographic from Quirky.
Pneu (Pneumatic) Table by Il Hoon Roh.
Our kid by Daniel Schofieldesign.
The final version of Michael Arad's 9/11 memorial features two sunken pools in the footprints of the twin towers, bisected by Snohetta's 9/11 museum entrance.
Who owns our modern myths and legends? Infographic by Stephanie Fox of io9.
Very cool crowdfunded sculpture project by Joshua Harker on Kickstarter. Video interesting & entertaining too.
Fortress of Franzensfeste by Markus Scherer and Walter Dietl.
These pieces are the work of photographer Ikuo Kubota, who initially began his career shooting commercial images, but has since graduated to something much more beautiful.
Logology 2, a picture of unique brand expressions that answer changes and are meant to grow with time.
When old fashioned furnitures meet design, a work by the polish designer Lukasz Wysoczynski
Taschen's lovely "The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm" by Noel Daniel and featuring some of the most famous illustrators from the 1820s to the 1950s.
'Inutilities' is a retrospective exhibition featuring the work of Belgian practice Architecten de Vylder Vinck Taillieur. Ongoing till October 15.
Maximo Riera's latest animal chair, The Walrus Chair.
Beautiful patterns from designer Anna Platts.
Stacking vessels, three separate containers, ceramic - glass - wood, stack to form a vase. Take a peek at some of the latest work from designer Pia Wüstenberg.
Birds of II feathers is a reversible bag that can be swan or cygnet. Made from sturdy cotton with embroidered features. By Mimi Pong.
Nearly 3,000 stainless steel figures form a set of hands holding an I-beam from one of the World Trade Center Towers, memorializing the events of 9/11/01. By Heath Satow.
“Youth is not a matter of age, it is a mindset” says Evian ~ so i climbed up a tree with their 2012 Fashion Limited Edition bottle by André Courrèges.
Lego Word Puzzle. Great series of ads by TBWA Costa Rica.
No 1 The Distiller, a film by Made by hand captures a visit to the Breuckelen Distilling Company, the first gin distiller in Brooklyn since prohibition.
Mutewatch! The unboxing ~ here's a close up look at their gorgeous packaging and details of the minimalist new watch up close. You tap, swipe, caress, flick, and pinch to interact with it!
‘The ornamism project’ by Adrian Woods: book, website, installation and promotional campaign to arouse interest in ornamental organisms.
3 years of travelling through space, time, continuum... by Eran Hakim.
This Mark Parker office sounds like an art gallery! Nike brand rulez!
Limee Young makes amazingly complex kinetic sculptures using stainless steel components, embedded cpu boards, microprocessors, servos, and other mechanical bits.
Damien Hirst unveils his new sculpture 'Legend' at Chatsworth House.
Designer Jan Gunneweg created this gorgeous wooden bicycle which not only has a solid wood frame, but asymetrical wooden wheels and natural-tone brown tires to go with. And a matching glasses..
Toronto advertising agency, Lowe Roche, grows a billboard out of live bacteria to promote the new Warner Bros. film, Contagion.
Gorgeous children's book 'Smells I Like' by Gordon Stowell, 1969. Fantastic line drawings and paper collages create bold, brightness and wonderful simplicity.
QUELLE FÊTE by Rotganzen at the Wenneker Pand, Schiedam.
Artist and architect Denis Oudendijk turned these oil rig escape pods into an amazing floating hotel in the Netherlands.
Architect Didier Faustino created this epic swing set out of a converted advertising billboard for the Shenzhen/Hong Kong Bi-City Biennial of Urbanism and Architecture.
A brilliant abstract video from the mind of a food stylist Charlotte Omnés. Lobsters, fencing, and music from Black Moth Super Rainbow!
Visual artist Yann Lestrat photographed domestic lighting (lamps, ceiling lamps) to highlight the strangeness of these common objects. [Ed's Note - reminiscent of our Chandelier upshots]
Incase's Flex Wristband for iPod Nano 6G
Alice Waters and Levi's team up with their artistic friends (including Dave Eggers and Sophia Coppola to name a few) and make T-shirts supporting Edible Schoolyard. Even the tags can be planted!
Upcycled suitcases make adorable pet beds. From Etsy seller AtomicAttic.
Packaging by Maxime Brunelle for 100% Rond, a macaroon bakery.
Reading between the lines by Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh. Great videos of the construction as well.