This week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org includes holiday yetis, random QR tattoos and a LEGO year in review.
Graphic design student Hannah Jackson's packaging for Homebase's grown your own range.
C-51 by Ábaton Arquitectura.
"Nazca City" is a land art project, using an autonomously moving robot to create the drawing of a true scale map of an imaginary city onto the surface of the Peruvian desert.
Star Wars by Evian, designed by Mandy Brencys.
Santa meets Siri in this holiday ad for the iPhone 4s.
Stunning new illustrations by Florian Nicolle.
Surreal music video for Maccabees' 'Pelican' and its making of, directed by David Wilson.
Sake Bomb from Aprro design.
The beautiful Zen Garden House by David Jay Weiner.
Writers and artists design money fit for modern times.
The Big Pictures' 50 best photos from The Natural World.
Adorable lambswool scarves by Donna Wilson come in foxes, swans and flamingos.
Japanese Graphic design from the 1920s and 30s.
'Here are the Young Men (Marked)', a striking photo series by Claire Felicie capturing soldiers before, during and after their deployment in Afghanistan.
A foldable set of grill utensils for grilling on the go.
Meeting, a beautiful set of nested kitchen knives by Mia Schmallenbach.
Supermachine Studio's redesigned Saatch & Saatchi offices in Bangkok.
Biologists from Kyoto University in Japan have turned a crab's shell transparent.
AUDI haus by Atelier FCJZ at F1 international racing circuit, Shanghai.
Concept vending machine with a great see through digital touch screen display.
Vojtěch Fröhlich, Ondřej Mladý, Jan Simánek, and Vladimír Turner transform a rotating billboard into a merry go round ride in their project 'kolotoč.
Dot to Date, the dot-to-dot calendar by Dan Usiskin.
Cartier is to release the Cartier Skeleton Pocket Watch this year. The limited edition piece includes a tourbillon, perpetual calendar, and monopusher chronograph.
Embroider your own calendar this year with the 2012 Tea Towel Calendar DIY Embroidery Kit.
Google's newest offices in London, designed by Penson.
Rachel Cannon's infographic style 2012 Calendar Poster.
Michael Canfield's beautifully edited Field Notes on Science & Nature published by Harvard University Press.
Firefly forests, Svalbard seed banks and Bohemian romance are all part of this week's roundup from Notventures.
'Lost in Lace' at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, beautiful collaboration with the Crafts Council and University for the Creative Arts.
Soon we may be able to feel textures on our touchscreens thanks to Disney Research’s TeslaTouch and EPFL's research into electrovibration technology.
Stefán Pétur Sólveigarson's adorable spaghetti measuring tools.
House in Masaki by Hayato Komatsu Architects.
TOKY Branding + Design's holiday packaging for Panera.
Daniel Eatock discusses his work Felt-tip Prints (2011), part of the Walker Art Center's exhibition Graphic Design: Now in Production.
Sculptor Zhan Wang conceptualizes the depths of the galaxy in his latest exhibition My Personal Universe, at the UCCA.
Protect your DSLR with the weatherproof Cam Crate.
Le Bar, functional aperitif bar made of painted aluminium and the unique driftwood of the Camargue by Concepts by Catherine.
Bølgen, a waterside restaurant in Oslo by Danish architects MAPT.
Cute bird whisks by Ding3000.
The simple, yet elegant Deadgood Bookshelf by Max Lamb.
Eastern Finncattle cows captured by Tuukka Koski for the ecological Food Market in the basement of the Kluuvi mall.
Alter Ego, Robbie Cooper's series captures game players and their avatars.
Absolutely stunning video capturing the beauty of pollination, featuring hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, bats and more incredible creatures.
Strook (Stefan De Croock)'s reverse graffiti installation for De Invasie & Stuk.
Interesting idea, the 'Random Tattoo', a QR code tattoo that links to videos, pictures, phrases, weather forecast, tweets and more.