A closer look at It's Nice That's Word-a-Coaster on display at Selfridges and interview with director Alex Bec.
Information Graphics by Sandra Rendgen, Julius Wiedemann will capture the history and practice of communicating visually. To be published by Taschen.
The world’s smallest chameleon, robotic monolithic bees and solar plasma tornadoes all features in this week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org.
Oxford Nanopore introduces DNA 'strand sequencing' on the high-throughput GridION platform and presents MinION, a sequencer the size of a USB memory stick.
Fun illustrations by Aad Goudappel.
Watch Max Shepherd's prosthetic robotic arm made from LEGO in action.
Canberra's The Burbury Hotel by Katon Redgen Mathieson.
Alex Westgate's conceptual package design for Grown Up Soda.
Skyfarm, a hanging balcony garden concept, by Manuel Dreesmann.
Photographer Theron Humphrey travels across the US with his coonhound Maddie, capturing her (and the country) as she poses on top of things.
The Harvard Monolithic Bee (Mobee), a tiny millimeter-scale flapping wing robotic insect produced using Printed Circuit MEMS (PC-MEMS) techniques and featuring pop-up book inspired assembly.
Werner Reiterer's street chandelier.
Kurt Perschke's playful street art installation RedBall project.
Photographer Ryan Pfluger captures portraits of competitors at Westminster Dog Show.
Starfield is an installation from lab212 where a swing is used to create a large interactive starry sky. Created with openFrameworks and utilizing a Kinect.
Onoff, a candle holder for Oxygene by elevenfeet.
The World's largest rope swing in Moab, Utah. Amazing.
Alphabet Topography, a monotype typeface where the height of the letterforms is determined by how often a letter is used. Created by Synoptic Office.
The Fosse by Designscape Architects.
Modknobs, a quick and easy to modernize and brighten up your doors.
Rice paper based Sincol x MT wall tapes. Beautiful alternative to wallpapers and decals.
System of implantable sensors that may allow orthopedic surgeons to wirelessly receive data regarding load, strain, motion, temperature, and pressure . Just 4 millimeters across and 500 microns thick.
mag_net_ic earrings from Akiko Oue consist of two pierced earrings and a series of magnetic pieces which can be used to customize the series.
Fun new 'tube toys' from designer Oscar Diaz are assembled from the components of their own packaging.
Beautiful Monocle archive boxes that even have a secret compartment for your passport and valuables.
Anagrama's beautiful branding and identity for bakery Catalina Fernández.
The creators of City Prints are now creating maps of university campuses, so you can capture your alma mater in subtle abstracted beauty.
Behind the scenes at the observatory. The stunning Keck Observatory houses two ten-meter telescopes and is perched atop the summit of Mauna Kea Hawai'i.
Brian Stewart's Skin Type. "Everyone has one. Any time you've written on your hand, you've created one. A unique DNA based typeface."
Stunning video from the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory capturing dark plasma tornadoes on the surface of the Sun.
The Magneto lamp by Giulio Iacchetti.
Brazilian eco-escapes, illuminated Jerusalem and the definition of first class travel are all part of this week’s roundup from NotVentures.
The Big Flip at the University of Sheffield saw a record breaking attempt to flip as many pancakes non-stop for 30 seconds. 890 people became Guinness World Record breakers!
New Installation by Joel Shapiro at Rice Gallery in Houston.
Street, a stackable storage unit composed of four parts: a frame and a house, high and low unit. Designed by A2.
Just Cook, a unique line of premium spice blends in cute packaging by Strohl.
Chatype, an interesting kickstarter project from Robbie de Villiers and Jeremy Dooley to create a typeface to rebrand the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
'The Race', the latest Olympic themed ad campaign from British Airways featuring a race between luggage voiced over by sports presenter Jim Rosenthal. Great making of video too.
The Promenade Console Table by Eric Jourdan.
How to build yourself a better Nerf gun.
Nooka's new Zub Zan 40 with inter-changeable straps for further customization.
LOLA, Deltavormgroep and Piet Oudolf have won the commission to design the park extension of Groot Vijversburg. The expansion will create a star-shaped maze of hedges.
Sagaki Keita recreates classical masterpieces from a complex network of doodles.
Sanjin Halilovic's DIS(ORDER) Furniture series work together like elegant tangrams.
Gorgeous illustration by Frank Stockton.
Beater, Ding3000's new foldable whisk designed for Normann Copenhagen.