Architect Ronnie Self's home is situated overlooking a busy Houston freeway.
The NYtimes meet some of the city's hot new design talent including this trio, Rich, Brilliant, Willing.
Tshirt's packaging for Hungarian Cat's tongue chocolate, Macskanyelv.
Torke have been using pigeon poo stickers to spread the word about Pop Up Lisbon.
The palm sized Viewsonic 3DV5 lets you take HD 2D/3D pictures and video with two built in 5 Megapixel sensors, which means you can instantly playback videos in 3D on the 2.4" LCD screen.
Maarten Baptist's Lucky Love Chair.
T-house in Kyoto by Atelier Boronski.
Drawing Fashion at the Design Museum, London by Carmody Groarke.
Michael Tompert and Paul Fairchild's series of photographs of smashed, mangled, shot up and melted Apple products are meant to make people think about their relationship with their gadgets.
Merrill Wright's home on the San Juan Islands off Washington state. Designed by Tom Kundig.
Satisfy your wanderlust with a peek at NOTCOT’s latest addition, NotVentures.
Meet 77 breeds of cat in 4 and a half minutes.
i.materliste explores the process of 3d printing and highlights 5 incredible pieces of furniture made this way. This is Solid C1 by Patrick Jouin.
Newport Beach based Autum make stylish bikes and great leather accessories.
J. Crew's Le Prince Jardinier barbecue set, the ultimate gift for design-minded grill masters.
H-57 Creative Station's May the Force of Typography be with you posters.
Jonathan Safran Foer’s new book, Tree of Codes has each page is precisely die cut to expose only a few words of From the Street of Crocodiles by Bruno Schulz. Try that on a kindle.
Notre Dame Industrial Design Professor Ann-Marie Conrado has been traveling to Nepal with her students designing saleable locally produceable crafts.
Beautiful, elegant sterling silver spinning tops from Reddish called simply spin.
Stunning public school in Votorantim, Sao Paolo designed by Alvaro Puntoni.
It's always fun to revisit vintage packaging. Gotta love the Chadwick Magic Brain Calculator from the 50s. It never makes a mistake and can add, subtract and multiple up to 99,999,999!
Vision Racer VR3 is an impressive simulator complete with a fiberglass racing seat, stainless steel frame, pedal and gearshift mounts and a LCD and console stand.
Swiss design firm OOS designed this gorgeous interior in the Albert Reichmuth wine store, Zurich.
Erick van Egeraat, Combarel-Marrec, Manuelle Gautrand, Pierre Gautier and Winy Maas designed this stunning building in Lyon.
i-way, an an unusual venue in Lyon dedicated to high end car simulators. It houses18 different vehicles that can be driven using six degrees of movement. Designed by Cyrille Druart.
Kyle Fletcher designed this no nonsense packaging and naming for Classic Muscle, a dietary supplment.
Asylum's packaging for the Chocolate Research Facility.
Pocket Lint's Stuart Miles interviews One & Co, the industrial design agency behind the Kindle, Microsoft Arc and every HTC phone since the Diamond.
Autumnal colors are taking over at Tasteologie and Liqurious this week with their warm, delectable reds, yellows and golds.
Shared space, a circular bench from one 10m beam by Chris Kabel.
The Onedotzero Festival in London included this incredible audiovisual installation of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano by Joanie Lemercier of AntiVJ.
Tiffany Bozic's Confiding to Strangers exhibition at New York's Joshua Liner Gallery.
Introducing the Martell Amber Lamp by Jean Nouvel.
The FB Collection make gorgeous paddles for playing Frescobol, a popular sport on Brazillian beaches.
Prefabs, packaging and puppies, this week’s NOTCOT.org roundup has it all.
On December 4th, the UK's Historics at Brooklands will auction off Churchill's 1939 Daimler DB18 Drophead Coupé.
Photographer Andrew Zuckerman whose stunning photos dazzle in Creature, Bird and Wisdom is back with Music.
Debra Folz's The Whole Story is a photo album with a removeable spine that stands on its corner.
Singgih Kartono's Klock-01 for Areaware.
The Georgia Aquarium shows off their gorgeous baby Weedy Sea Dragons.
Architects Joris De Schepper and Thomas De Ridder at S.M.A.K – Museum of Modern Art in Ghent offer visitors a glimpse at the museum behind the scenes.
The Fedrigoni 2011 calendar has arrived.
Design Museum Boston's "Creative Capital" exhibition, in partnership with the Boston Redevelopment Authority, AIR Graphics and VDA Productions.
Stairs house by y+M Design Office in Oda-City, Shimane-Pref, Japan.
Paris-based grow little terrariums.
I love the blackboard walls at this school extension in Torrevieja, Spain by Dooa Arquitecturas.