THRT (pronounced threat) is a design exhibition that opens its doors tonight at Present Company in Williamsburg. Kiel Mead, one of the curators of the show, jokes, “This show is evil, but there’s also something so playful about it.”
City Peaks, a fun project from Digit that encourages us to take the stairs. It allows you to track our stair climbing over the course of a day by tapping your Oyster card. You can then compare your ascent of the Gherkin to the likes of Ben Nevis.
Muji Project Fitness 80 at the Design Museum asks “What would happen if we used 20% less materials and energy to make products?”. The clever exhibition pushes Muji craftsmen to develop products that use fewer materials and processing.
Ted's Drawing Room from Ted Baker - fashion portrait service that makes you a masterpiece. 11 illustrators in a London studio draw looks submitted via instagram from stores. Subjects receive the original portrait. Mar 17, UK & NYC.
Blob, an unusual hanging bank created by studio Qmad for Vandidoo. This money box can be hung anywhere, even in your wardrobe. Saving all those pennies left in your pockets each day and you can afford a little whim each week!
Amazing footage of a chicken embryo's beating heart made visible through the injection of dark ink into the yolk sac artery. [Editor's note: part of the amazing 2011 Nikon Small World in Motion featured in #46029].
Self-Assembly Line by Skylar Tibbits and Arthur Olson, presented at the 2012 TED Conference, is a large-scale version of a self-assembly virus capsid, demonstrated as an interactive and performative structure.
Vinyl Desserts at 33 RPM ~ A great collaboration between photographer Phillip Karlberg and Chef/Stylist Mattias Nyhlin. Beautiful dishes spinning on records like these pancakes spinning to the tune of Nuthin But a G Thang.