Magic Carp-pet Rug, winner of Red Dot Design Award, uses the Moire effect on a coffee table to make the fish appear to be swimming. Simply beautiful.
Jon Pope's futuristic earth movers are lustworthy design concepts!
Flaca, a slim stainless steel lamp by Masiosare Studio.
Delta Airlines finds out where your bags go after they pass through those black rubber flaps at the airport, mounting 6 cameras in a bag to track its journey.
Gizmodo breaks down 10 reasons to ROOT your Android device...
Sculptural Rain Gutters designed by Ruben Ruiz in Los Angeles
Paulig Coffee tin by Pietari Posti.
Retrode, a USB adapter for vintage video games.
David Wiseman's Platanus Bibliotechalis, a beautiful installation in the grand interior stairwell of the New West Hollywood Library.
The Royal Mint's London 2012 Olympic Sports Collection coins ~ Football design is functional... teaching you what is and isn't offsides!
Stunning Macro Photographs of Painted Ice by Cliff Briggie.
Rafael DeCardena’s Firewood Lights – a glowing abstract version of a fireplace. Constructed of angular cut wood, Firewood Lights are internally illuminated with a warm light.
5 architects, 5 boxes made out of paper, ready to print and ready to use as pen holders. By Cesar Cheng.
It may look like a photomontage, but in reality these are real images envisioned and portrayed by French artist Philippe Ramette, photographed by his collaborator Marc Domage.
Latest porcelain toy collaboration from K.Olin Tribu and Nathan Jurevicius - Bunniguru!
"This sound installation depicts the possible problems of the flow of information. It tries to reflect the human misaudition, the lapse of information and the social problems which derive from these."
The Art of Touch by Microsoft is a web based painting tool with some amazing effects.
A first look at new work by Vhils at Nuart 2011.
'Harmonie' installation by Frédéric Lécrivain.
Adorable You and Me notecards from Chronicle Books. Designed by enormouschampion.
UCSD Researchers Create Living 'Neon Signs' Composed of Millions of Glowing Bacteria, E. coli 'biopixels'.
Here's a beautiful project to start your year from Stockholm-based photographic duo Inka Lindergård and Niclas Holmström.
Zadok Ben David's Blackfield installation at the Tel Aviv Museum consisting of a field of cut steel Victorian botanical illustrations.
Paul Smith's The Isle Of Man Stamp Collection, a compendium of stamps and postcards to commemorate the London 2012 Olympic Games for the Isle of Man Post Office.
Peter Zumthor's Steilneset Memorial in Vardø, Norway.
Almedahl's beautifully patterned Scandinavian textiles.
Renault commissions a musician, a chef, a fashion designer and a product designer to give their take on the Twingo's interior.
Beautiful Ice Typography installations by environmental artist Nicole Dextras. Their ephemeral quality emphasize the collective physical and psychological experience of flux and change.
Not Just A Label with NOUIO makes 3D (red/blue style) clothing...
Karin Akesson Sweet Dreams Pillow cases - birdies say 'Tomorrow something wonderful will happen' and 'Tomorrow will be a great day'.
Love the Girl told by Fabq.
The 24 Hours of Nürburgring Experience is Drive TV's 1st video. See what really happens at the world's most grueling and epic sportscar endurance race.
3M Whiteboard Eraser for Permanent Markers and Whiteboards - these are amazing and magic eraser like ~ just saved my whiteboard (just add water!) from super old residue...
The Sugar House bar serves craft and classic cocktails to thirsty Detroiters.
The Joanneum Museum extension in Graz, Austria by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos and eep architekt.
Blinking City stencil. Pattern based on a collage of several Hutong neighbourhoods of Beijing, stenciled onto a wall of a dilapidated courtyard house in Xianyukou district, located in the core of the city.
Teresa Wozniak's fun new year's resolution poster.
Get a free Shepard Fairey #OCCUPY Sticker from the folks at Stickerobot.com
"Good Design is a tough Job" – Germany's graphic design agency Strichpunkt gives you 20 theses about good design in this absolutely gorgeous book.
Amazing custom Munny Set by Huck Gee for a private collector. Introducing the Sushi Chef and Octo Samurai. Makes me think of Andrew Bell's Sushis.
DesignBoom asks designers about their New Year's Resolutions!
On gallery shows to watch for ~ Thinkspace's ‘Picks of the Harvest 2012’ is coming March 3rd, and this teaser pic of Scott Listfield 'RV Dusk' is awesome!
DAMN GOOD ADVICE (for people with talent!) - How to unleash your creative potential by america's master communicator. by George Lois looks like it should be a fun book.
Sounds intriguing: IKEA to switch from wooden palettes to cardboard ones!
An ABC memory game with beautiful fonts. Play with your kids, and inspire them. No comic sans here!
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