Friday, 31 December 2010

Monday, 27 December 2010

Instant Christmas Recycling

Nice idea by Volkswagen. Although I can't help feeling sorry for the man manually putting together Christmas ornaments at 1:03.

Thursday, 23 December 2010

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Cupcake overdose & other stories

Love the odd, intriguing and haunting compositions of Ryan Schude's photographs.There's a story locked in each one.

Monday, 20 December 2010

Doing the minimalist thang

Antrepo's last project is about simplicity. They try to find an alternate version for some package samples of international brands. See more here.


Via NotCot.

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Memorial plates

Royal mariage fever is already infecting the UK (four months to go before Will and Kate's big day). London-based creative agency KK Outlet created their own souvenir plates for the more design-conscious fans of British royalty. Nice.

Pinched from Creative Review

Thursday, 16 December 2010

Daily Doodle

I happen to sit next to a digital CD who's a great illustrator. I'll try to get him in more meetings (more doodles).

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Minimalist Music

Edit curated a poster series asking designers to represent a musical genre using one shape and one type. Here are some of the results. See more.

Via Flavorwire.

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

The nightstand interface

Lovely project by MIT graduate John Kestner. It's a nightstand that drops photos from Twitter into its drawer. Images of things placed in the drawer are posted to its account as well. Tableau is an Internet-enabled photo printer and scanner. See more of Kestner's work here.

Tableau: physical email from John Kestner on Vimeo.

Sunday, 12 December 2010

Tissues in Wonderland

In the midst of a nasty cold, I wake-up imagining the crumpled tissues circling my bed look something like this:

Friday, 10 December 2010

Animal Regulation

Arresting work by Di Liu deals with conflicting relationships between nature and human society, generated by the rate of Chinese urban development. Via Design Boom.

Thursday, 9 December 2010

White chunks

It's snowing heavily outside - big chunky salsa snowflakes, which is starting to get me in the tinsel mood (despite my bah humbug inclination). It's feels like the right time for a Police / Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer mash-up.

Via Good.

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Big title to live up to.

Out-of-work cabinet installer legally changes his name to Captain Awesome. I'd love to witness future job interviews or his daily introductions as Mr. Awesome. (Checkout the signature)

Via Deadspin

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Power Pinata

What do you get when you mix a robot, pinata, baseball bat and live smashing moves? Vodafone's Power Pinata Facebook Challenge. Nice.

Via Digital Buzz.

Monday, 6 December 2010

If Mad Men took place in 2010...

...Don Draper would use this iPhone case. Lovely design by Swedish design firm PAP Designs. Found on Swiss Miss.

Sunday, 5 December 2010

Musical Interface

This touch panel style musical interface was created by Yuri Suzuki and Matt Rogers. Check out Lacquered in Japan - Made in the UK at the Embassy of Japan in the UK.

Saturday, 4 December 2010

Edible Art

Maybe it's the festive season nipping at my heels, or simply the color and odd intensity of Amy Stevens' beautiful confections that got my attention. Sweetly strange (check out the pig on Cake #2). See more at Flavorwire.

Friday, 3 December 2010

Now Google does Fashion...

Digging Wieden+Kennedy Tokyo's 30 second spot launching ‘more with Google’ in Japan. It features the Image Search functions ‘sort by color’ and ‘similar images’. Checkout more Google experiments on Demo Slam.

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Sweet copy

Ad Campaign by Mother NY.
It's Only Natural offers a variation of recipes for cookies, brownies, hot chocolate, apple cider and iced coffee, depending on whether you're watching your weight or splurging.