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A selection of this week’s posts, capturing a bit of the adorable, stylish, playful and bizarre. *rugenius

featured post A selection of this week’s posts, capturing a bit of the adorable, stylish, playful and bizarre.

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Emeco's new version of the Navy Chair, made of recycled Coca-Cola bottles. Great ad campaign showing the chair encased in a one-ton block of ice created by ice sculptor Duncan Hamilton and photographed by Peer Lindgreen. *rugenius

Emeco's new version of the Navy Chair, made of recycled Coca-Cola bottles. Great ad campaign showing the chair encased in a one-ton block of ice created by ice sculptor Duncan Hamilton and photographed by Peer Lindgreen.

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The NYTimes has released their latest T Magazine, the Spring 2010 Travel issue. *rugenius

The NYTimes has released their latest T Magazine, the Spring 2010 Travel issue.

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This is a nice packaging approach from Ryanna Christianson a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. She created a six pack of Norsk Øl which is based on the Scandinavian  Nisse. *rugenius

This is a nice packaging approach from Ryanna Christianson a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. She created a six pack of Norsk Øl which is based on the Scandinavian Nisse.

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This poor seahorse seems to have been the victim of a confused cuttlefish. The cuttlefish has actually laid its eggs on this seahorse off the coast of Spain. *rugenius

This poor seahorse seems to have been the victim of a confused cuttlefish. The cuttlefish has actually laid its eggs on this seahorse off the coast of Spain.

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Mathias Bengtsson's Paper Chair will be part of the Danish Crafts Mindcraft show in Milan next month. 12 works by Denmark's most talented craftspeople will be shown at Zona Tortona, Spazio Vuoto, 55a via Savona. *rugenius

Mathias Bengtsson's Paper Chair will be part of the Danish Crafts Mindcraft show in Milan next month. 12 works by Denmark's most talented craftspeople will be shown at Zona Tortona, Spazio Vuoto, 55a via Savona.

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Kevin Cantrell's proposed rebrand for Swedish based Acne Jeans focuses on Acne’s iconic name by incorporating crops and using a stark black and white color palette. *rugenius

Kevin Cantrell's proposed rebrand for Swedish based Acne Jeans focuses on Acne’s iconic name by incorporating crops and using a stark black and white color palette.

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Back to a classic 20th century design desk calendar. Timor  has been in production by Danese since 1967. A clever design combining great style and ease of use, the Timor is a great example of form & function by Enzo Mari. *rugenius

Back to a classic 20th century design desk calendar. Timor has been in production by Danese since 1967. A clever design combining great style and ease of use, the Timor is a great example of form & function by Enzo Mari.

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Michihiro Matsuoka's steam punk sculptures from stone clay and acrylic paint. *rugenius

Michihiro Matsuoka's steam punk sculptures from stone clay and acrylic paint.

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A very cool concept from industrial design student Andrew Kim for square coke bottles. Not only is the simplified branding fantastic, the square bottle is beautiful, and clever use of space. *rugenius

A very cool concept from industrial design student Andrew Kim for square coke bottles. Not only is the simplified branding fantastic, the square bottle is beautiful, and clever use of space.

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Per Brolund's "Joyride" is a great car. The set consists of 10 pieces of plywood, 3 aluminum tubes, nylon rope that serves as a "wheel" a few pins to hold the ring and keep everything in place and 4 wheels with rubber tires. *rugenius

Per Brolund's "Joyride" is a great car. The set consists of 10 pieces of plywood, 3 aluminum tubes, nylon rope that serves as a "wheel" a few pins to hold the ring and keep everything in place and 4 wheels with rubber tires.

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UK designer Cat Davison creates jewelry made from 100% recycled vintage records, 'heat the beat' manages to be both original and sustainable. Fantastic nautilus and octopus! *rugenius

UK designer Cat Davison creates jewelry made from 100% recycled vintage records, 'heat the beat' manages to be both original and sustainable. Fantastic nautilus and octopus!

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NYTimes slideshow on container gardening. A blessing for those without any outside space, and they don't have to be ugly either! *rugenius

NYTimes slideshow on container gardening. A blessing for those without any outside space, and they don't have to be ugly either!

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I just stumbled upon Low-Rise (2006) by Peter Root. a precarious assemblage of thousands of free-standing stacks of staples densely tessellated to create a city-like mosaic. *rugenius

I just stumbled upon Low-Rise (2006) by Peter Root. a precarious assemblage of thousands of free-standing stacks of staples densely tessellated to create a city-like mosaic.

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Headspace: On Scent as Design, a one-day symposium from Parsons, MoMA, IFF, Seed, and Coty on the conception, impact, and applications of scent with leading thinkers, designers, scientists, artists, perfumers. March 26th. *rugenius

Headspace: On Scent as Design, a one-day symposium from Parsons, MoMA, IFF, Seed, and Coty on the conception, impact, and applications of scent with leading thinkers, designers, scientists, artists, perfumers. March 26th.

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BBC slideshow of superpredation (predators hunting predators) by owls and eagles. The most dramatic photos are staged, but nonetheless capture the idea! *rugenius

BBC slideshow of superpredation (predators hunting predators) by owls and eagles. The most dramatic photos are staged, but nonetheless capture the idea!

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These sealpelts looks so cuddly! Somewhere between a blanket, coat and sleeping bag? Designed by Vík Prjónsdóttir and made entirely of Icelandic wool. *rugenius

These sealpelts looks so cuddly! Somewhere between a blanket, coat and sleeping bag? Designed by Vík Prjónsdóttir and made entirely of Icelandic wool.

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Neverend Clocks: Kitsune Noir today launched the first in a new series of laser-cut birch wood clocks, featuring decorative patterns by Dan Funderburgh in collaboration with the Montreal-based design/build shop Furni. *rugenius

Neverend Clocks: Kitsune Noir today launched the first in a new series of laser-cut birch wood clocks, featuring decorative patterns by Dan Funderburgh in collaboration with the Montreal-based design/build shop Furni.

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I love the new work from Dolan Geiman. His spring collection features driftwood, old cola boxes, and screen printed woodpeckers. *rugenius

I love the new work from Dolan Geiman. His spring collection features driftwood, old cola boxes, and screen printed woodpeckers.

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This North American river otter pup is one of three new arrivals at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Too cute! *rugenius

This North American river otter pup is one of three new arrivals at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Too cute!

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Wonderful NYTimes slideshow featuring a 4,500-page tome, "The Histories of Animals," published by the Swiss physician Conrad Gessner in the mid-1500s. *rugenius

Wonderful NYTimes slideshow featuring a 4,500-page tome, "The Histories of Animals," published by the Swiss physician Conrad Gessner in the mid-1500s.

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We've had a week full of artwork, animals and architecture here on NOTCOT.ORG. Here just a few of the posts that have caught our eye. *rugenius

featured post We've had a week full of artwork, animals and architecture here on NOTCOT.ORG. Here just a few of the posts that have caught our eye.

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Berlin-based artist Hans Hemmert  (famous for his work with balloons) threw a party where guests wore shoe-extenders to make them all 2m tall. "Level" (1997) was part of the Personal Absurdities show at the Galerie Gebauer Berlin. *rugenius

Berlin-based artist Hans Hemmert (famous for his work with balloons) threw a party where guests wore shoe-extenders to make them all 2m tall. "Level" (1997) was part of the Personal Absurdities show at the Galerie Gebauer Berlin.

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I first saw Stephanie Posavec's work in Sheffield. It's great to see her work picked up here by Information is Beautiful! *rugenius

I first saw Stephanie Posavec's work in Sheffield. It's great to see her work picked up here by Information is Beautiful!

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French architect Jean Nouvel will design this year’s (2010) Serpentine Gallery Pavilion! *rugenius

French architect Jean Nouvel will design this year’s (2010) Serpentine Gallery Pavilion!

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Studio Efra's thin-slab concrete furniture called Olithas. The name comes from a combination of the Spanish word for wave (Ola) and the Greek word for stone (Lithos). *rugenius

Studio Efra's thin-slab concrete furniture called Olithas. The name comes from a combination of the Spanish word for wave (Ola) and the Greek word for stone (Lithos).

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Sneak preview of 'the castiglioni effect', a show that Italian furniture company, de padova didi gnocchi, in collaboration with studio museo achille castiglioni, curates this exhibition of achille castiglioni's work. *rugenius

Sneak preview of 'the castiglioni effect', a show that Italian furniture company, de padova didi gnocchi, in collaboration with studio museo achille castiglioni, curates this exhibition of achille castiglioni's work.

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German designer Konstantin Grcic added a container series for magis. A plastic drawer unit swivels out from a vertical pole to open. This 360° container is available with five or ten drawers and comes in various colours. *rugenius

German designer Konstantin Grcic added a container series for magis. A plastic drawer unit swivels out from a vertical pole to open. This 360° container is available with five or ten drawers and comes in various colours.

#29280
engineers at osaka city university recently exhibited a small robotic fish powered by an equally small fuel cell. this little device could be used in future marine rescue and survey missions. *rugenius

engineers at osaka city university recently exhibited a small robotic fish powered by an equally small fuel cell. this little device could be used in future marine rescue and survey missions.

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An interview with designer Frank Chimero *rugenius

An interview with designer Frank Chimero

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You can download and print these cute CD and DVD cases designed by Tomoko Suzuki from Canon. *rugenius

You can download and print these cute CD and DVD cases designed by Tomoko Suzuki from Canon.

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Hublot's "Liberty" is a pocket watch in the form of a bullet.   Constructed with a titanium bullet head and black aluminum base, they are equipped with a roller display. *rugenius

Hublot's "Liberty" is a pocket watch in the form of a bullet. Constructed with a titanium bullet head and black aluminum base, they are equipped with a roller display.

#29271
iPhone font. The font created from 540 iPhone Apps and too much free time. By Urikane. *rugenius

iPhone font. The font created from 540 iPhone Apps and too much free time. By Urikane.

#29268
Tabasco Hangover Headquarters: a special-edition food truck serving a Tabasco-infused menu by Laurent Tourondel of BLT Market. Opens today parallel to the Charging Bull on the east side of Broadway in downtown NYC, 12-2. *rugenius

Tabasco Hangover Headquarters: a special-edition food truck serving a Tabasco-infused menu by Laurent Tourondel of BLT Market. Opens today parallel to the Charging Bull on the east side of Broadway in downtown NYC, 12-2.

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Grasshopper: a range of metal garden furniture designed by Dutch designer Wieki Somers for French brand Tectona. The collection consists of two tables and a chair made of  steel and aluminium, powder-coated in light green.

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Grasshopper: a range of metal garden furniture designed by Dutch designer Wieki Somers for French brand Tectona. The collection consists of two tables and a chair made of steel and aluminium, powder-coated in light green.

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Magis will present the new 2010 collection at the next Milan furniture fair. Pieces include this 'Sparkling chair'  by Marcel Wanders using blow moulding for PET. *rugenius

Magis will present the new 2010 collection at the next Milan furniture fair. Pieces include this 'Sparkling chair' by Marcel Wanders using blow moulding for PET.

#29260
A chat with Richard Joseph of Joseph Joseph on their unique line of home and housewares from Core77. *rugenius

A chat with Richard Joseph of Joseph Joseph on their unique line of home and housewares from Core77.

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OLOMOUC, CZECH REPUBLIC — Radim Kralik, wife Barbora Kralikova, live in a modern concrete box on top of a 1943 grain silo, a stark contrast to the neo-Gothic spires that dominate this small city about 175 miles east of Prague. *rugenius

OLOMOUC, CZECH REPUBLIC — Radim Kralik, wife Barbora Kralikova, live in a modern concrete box on top of a 1943 grain silo, a stark contrast to the neo-Gothic spires that dominate this small city about 175 miles east of Prague.

#29197
Wallpaper has a great series of their favorite Fashion Week invites from all the A/W 2010 shows. *rugenius

Wallpaper has a great series of their favorite Fashion Week invites from all the A/W 2010 shows.

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The Kinetic Sculpture made from 714 metal spheres, hanging from thin steel wires attached to individually-controlled stepper motors at the BMW Museum in Munich. *rugenius

The Kinetic Sculpture made from 714 metal spheres, hanging from thin steel wires attached to individually-controlled stepper motors at the BMW Museum in Munich.

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Curious how this ancient Chinese table game became such a smash among American Jews that it evolved into a Jewish game. “Project Mah Jongg,” opens at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on May 4 and continuing through December. *rugenius

Curious how this ancient Chinese table game became such a smash among American Jews that it evolved into a Jewish game. “Project Mah Jongg,” opens at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on May 4 and continuing through December.

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Synthetic Aesthetics seek participants for a project on synthetic biology, design, and aesthetics. *rugenius

Synthetic Aesthetics seek participants for a project on synthetic biology, design, and aesthetics.

#29160
Dog breeds as typefaces. *rugenius

Dog breeds as typefaces.

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I love this map of London from Herb Lester Associates. The map charts the most pleasant and civilized places, around London, for a secret liaison, a sneaky skive or an out-of-the-office very-important business meeting. *rugenius

I love this map of London from Herb Lester Associates. The map charts the most pleasant and civilized places, around London, for a secret liaison, a sneaky skive or an out-of-the-office very-important business meeting.

#29154
Swiss watchmakers Hublot's F1 King. The watch is based on the King Power model, with everything blacked out for a sleek, matte look. Only 500 numbered items will be on offer before Hublot unveils its next Formula 1 edition. *rugenius

Swiss watchmakers Hublot's F1 King. The watch is based on the King Power model, with everything blacked out for a sleek, matte look. Only 500 numbered items will be on offer before Hublot unveils its next Formula 1 edition.

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Great illustration for Wired Magazine's cover story:The Future of Money. By Aegir Hallmundur over at The Ministry of Type. *rugenius

Great illustration for Wired Magazine's cover story:The Future of Money. By Aegir Hallmundur over at The Ministry of Type.

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