Function, Restraint, and Subversion in Typography. By J. Namdev Hardisty, from the Princeton Architectural Press.
Renan Ozturk captures the incredible images and story of athlete Jimmy Chin as he climbs Yosemite for a National Geographic feature.
Tantalizing read-unread bookshelf by Niko Econodmidis design.
Sometimes you just want a bit of quiet. 'To a great city' offers a self-guided tour that explores the relationship between space and sound. By composer Arvo Pärt and Snøhetta Architects.
Manuel Lima's new book, Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information.
Kirath Ghundoo’s Mix ‘n’ Match 11 wallpaper collection.
Outline chair from Michael Samoriz.
Mary Edna Fraser creates beautiful landscapes with an aerial perspective in batik. Amazing pieces!
A-frame plant hanger from Poketo.
First look of the beautiful Clyfford Still Museum in Denver. By Allied Works Architecture.
Lovely series of drawings by Cesar Del Valle.
Benjamin Grosser's Interactive Robotic Painting Machine.
Single hook by Pedersen + Lennard.
Picnic Table by Michael Beitz. Created at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha.
Interesting visualization of estimated US Energy use in 2009.
MakerBot sends Stephen Colbert's head to space!
Karina Smigla-Bobinski's ADA – Analog Interactive Installation. A Helium-filled kinetic drawing sculpture.
Toro Lgeno's Kitchen Bull, a cute all in one cheeseboard, knifeblock and bookshelf.
Photographer Lindsay McCrum's 'Chicks with Guns' captures the women and girls of America and their passion ... guns.
This week’s delectable roundup from Tasteologie and Liqurious includes homemade cherry vanilla coke (with a rummy twist), decadent S’mores Cakelettes, homemade curry puffs and more.
More ice balls! We've looked at Macallan's ice ball machine and Muji's system. This is the Cirrus Ice Ball Press based on the traditional Japanese design.
Cocage, a beautiful showroom in Kochi, Japan by Suppose Design Studio.
Parsite Farm by Charlotte Dieckmann and Nils Ferber, a compost system for use inside the home.
Ontheplane. Beautiful series of photos by Phillip Kalantzis Cope.
Cats on scanners, epidermal electronics and a plane that can go from NYC to LA in less than 12 minutes are all part of this week’s NOTCOT.org roundup.
Greta Alfaro's In Ictu Oculi. Beautiful photo series and incredible video!
Hiroshima Appeals poster designed by Susumu Endo.
Architecture in Uniform, an exhibition curated by Jean-Louis Cohen at the Centre for Canadian Architecture in Montreal.
The world's population, concentrated. If the world's 6.9 billion people lived in one city, how large would that city be?
Nano-origami. Tiny origami sculpture by Anja Markiewicz.
Beautiful wardrobe system By Hierve.
Cold stations series by photographer Matt Barnes.
La Source Bains Nordiques, a spa pavilion on a mountainside in Rawdon, the Lanaudière region of Quebec. Eco-modern architecture by Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement .
Great photos of Linton Zoo's 2 month old mongoose lemur baby, Tia.
Beautiful film for Indian made Oxelo skateboards.
Bones by Pedro Nakazato Andrade, an orthopedic cast with sensors for capturing muscle activity.
Kickstarter for desktop jellyfish tanks from Jellyfish Art.
Mine Sweeper by Massoud Hassani. An interview with Design Guide TV.
Essence of Flame by Alexandra Mazur-Knyazeva.
Aaron Colfer's The Seed Pod, a system to clean, dry and store seeds. Inspired by the Millennium Seed Pod, but designed for domestic use.
The beautiful forest. Beautiful short film from the WWF.
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs’ Toy Gallery is showing a retrospective of the work of the Czech designer Libuše Niklová in Plastique Ludique.
Epidermal electronics? John Rogers and co-workers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have created circuits that stick to the skin. Full report in Science.
Street and comic artist Phlegm announces a new comic, Eyes in the vines.
Stunning video of an eagleowl in flight at 1000 frames per second.
A caffeine necklace, vintage tees for kids and even a shark suit are part of this week’s Notcouture roundup.