Soo-in Yang and David Benjamin (The Living)'s RIVER GLOW: a floating LED light system embedded in bodies of water to warn of water pollution (in addition to creating an ethereal glow at nighttime
The classics go plastic in Dirk Winkel's "A Stacking Hommage" ~ Eames' Lounge Chair and Barcelona Chair in stackable plastic goodness.
Half Time Clock ~ splits the time into its important bits... cuckoo+pendulum, and the other part. Its at newly launched Night-Lab, the store for boys, by BoyCraft
BoyCraft's portfolio UI is another interesting use of Grid layouts... love the vibrant colors and simplicity.
Spanish site DesignCode just relaunched, with a very fun bouncy grid product UI ~ not to mention products worth checking out as well.
Red Interactive Agency's sweet interactive victorian avitar-based chat/browsing interface is pretty slick and fun to explore. Make sure to try fun keyboard combinations.
Typography Design Contest between Chile and Argentina like a Futbol (soccer) game.
Incredible italian commemorative edition of Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea designed by Paolo Orsacchini. It's printed on waterproof paper and enclosed in a clear pouch filled with real sea water.
Shade Blades - The ultimate in designer UV protecting eye wear complete with visor and retracting lenses.
Brilliant and oh so true article by Bierut on the Sopranos and Design ~ tribute to the show that just ended last night after an 8 year run.
The Alembic Bar ~ incredible identity and environment design by Nothing Something, and great drinks & food too.
"Lou Reed: New York" Exhibition at the Andy Warhol Museum. Amazing photos taken by the leader of the Velvet Underground.
Pupsam has made some beautiful images of people kissing themselves.
Science and graphic design marry for this gorgeous info graphic chronicling the effect that quitting smoking *right now* will have on your body.
A stone+steel ski stop in Portillo, Chile by dRN Arquitectos
i have a weak spot for things disguised as other things, so this ridiculous air purifier is kind of making me resent my sharper image one.
Are you following engadget's WWDC Steve Job's keynote live coverage? Stacks and some goodies about the new OSX are being announced NOW.
Sid Lee Collective makes these wonderful sofas, couches and cushions - all with funny surfaces, so watch, where you are seated!
After the "Lip Dub " of the Connected Venture agency - Heaven agency upholds the challenge and sings to Weezer's Sweater Song
Tune Glue is a online music catalog.
You type your desire artist in the search bar and it smoothly expand nodes with related artists.
Try the preferences pane for some fun dragging.
El Vaquero, a seat designed by Mexican studio EOS
How cool are these concepts? Please Apple hire this man so I can get one of those "Mactabs"!!!
Optical illusions; flourescent lights; fragile, semi-transparent materials. Light and light's darkness. A TOBA lightbox is a unique and irreplicable object.
Marka27's Mini God Brazil series could be the dopest vinyl figures ever. Not only do they look incredibly cool, they feature a speaker in their bellies.
Between different sections and different prospective Katie Baum show us the art of the Nature.
Innovative lighting creations from designer Ayala Serfaty and other designer goodies for the home at Industrial Storm.
another cool solution for buffet parties: "no more arguing over abandoned drinks. Thanks to 2clip. The clip is easily attached to the side of the plate and holds
any champagne or wine glass"
Catherine Lender show us animals in a different environment. I love it.
Alain Delorme's photographic series LITTLE DOLLS emulates that creepy baby beauty pageant Barbie look perfectly.
Venture Design Works has quite a line of products to change the way you use your nalgene, etc. Brilliant products designed with passion.
Design Public is having their outlet sale ~ and i am smitten with the Offi Scando Desk and this Offi Overlap
The Sanyo Xacti E1 is the first waterproof camcorder that takes 6 mega pixel stills and VGA video in up to five feet of water.
Can't let you think J Schatz only does "Egg" stuff, check out his Poodle Butts!
J Schatz, the designer of the famous Egg Birdfeeder now has hatched Egg birdhouses and egg banks and Egg Planters! Just as pretty, just as fun. See them all here...
How NOT To Display Your Artwork On The Web. Great (if overly sarcastic) post on these impossible to navigate online portfolios.
Amazing sea photograph by Corey Arnold!
Came across this really nice Puma Urban Utility Limited Edition bag - the wood on the bottom looks great with the premium white leathers!
Phillip Johnson's utterly transparent intimacy, the Glass House in New Canaan, CT.
as a lover of animals and architecture, i would be remiss not to post the design commissions' modern bird, a contemporary collection of bird houses.
"I am a freelance illustrator with a love for melancholy and the macabre. "
David Lupton's work is intriguing
Since 1975 some of the world's greatest artists have made unique contributions to the art world by painting a BMW and as part of their world tour they're now showing at the MCA in Sydney.
Hawkes Bay artist Ben Pearce is currently exhibiting at butterfly net. He's doing what we all wish we could do and turning his thoughts as a child into reality as an adult.
Thanks to DRAWN! for posting the absolutely adorable work of Jeff Victor. This is from his bubblehead star wars series
Bol by Christopher Metcalfe from New Zealand puts the dynamic into still life. As well as this hoop pine version there is a coloured range in moulded plastic. Clever Kiwi...
Microsoft knew what they were doing when they brought Blaise Aguera y Arcas on board... Watch the software architect demo Photosynth at www.ted.com, and then waste hours with the tech preview.
Megan Auman resides in Jonestown, where she maintains a studio making sculpture and jewelry.