Lighter?

2010 July 21

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Furniture as Art

2010 July 15

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Panasonic Note Design

2010 July 15

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There’s always a special place in our hearts for something that cleverly re-purposes an object to fit another use.  It’s ingenuity, or in the common nomenclature of popular culture, MacGuyvering.  More

Rustic Contemporary

2010 July 12

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‘Bendy bicycle’

2010 July 9

British designer, 21, invents a bike you can FOLD around a lamp post:

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Combining Instruments

2010 July 9

Urban Abstract

2010 July 8

Art Director Jopsu Ramu from Musuta Ltd. (a multidisciplinary design agency based in Helsinki & Tokyo) has created together with Shun Kawakami (artless Inc) an artist and designer from Tokyo – a piece titled Urban Abstract. This digital art piece is being shown as the November break bumpers on one of the biggest commercial TV channels in Finland: TV Nelonen.

Chrono Shredder

2010 July 7

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It’s basically a boxy case for your iPhone designed to look like a cassette tape, which it does, remarkably well. But the makers have gone the extra mile, well maybe just a few extra hundred feet, and have included a clear plastic cassette tape case which doubles as a display stand. Retroriffic!

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MORE after the JUMP!

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The hottest thing about the watch is the fact that it can open and close your Mercedes vehicle remotely with the touch of a button.

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A 380 meter-long roof top deck which spans across the length of the Complex’s three skyscraper structures. Designed by architect moshe safdie, the platform rests 200 meters in the air and is equivalent in size to the Eiffel Tower laid horizontally on its side or three football fields connected end to end. The construction cost around 80 million dollars and required roughly 7,000 tons of steel to complete. To walk the whole length of the skypark takes around twenty minutes, provided that visitors do not stop to enjoy the various attractions along the way: a 150 meter-long infinity swimming pool, bar, restaurant and spa, botanical garden with 250 species of trees and 650 plants, and an observation deck that provides a panoramic view of the waterfront. The observation deck alone is capable of holding 900 people at once, with the whole skypark having the capacity to host up to 3,900.

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AutoVelo

2010 June 26

This bike mimics the height at which you sit when you’re in a mid-sized car.

“Excellence Award Winner” from the 14th annual international Bicycle Design Competition at the 2010 Taipei Cycle Show.

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Designed by Subconscious Co. | Country: Thailand

“TrueCoffee, the coffee shop that serves coffee and bakery with high-speed internet in a cozy and modern atmosphere, expanded their food range to a quick bites like hot dogs. They wanted hot dog packaging that would attract teenagers. We reinterpreted the word ‘hot dog’ and created a lovely dachshund character.”

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Vue DC

2010 June 11

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The design firm Aruliden has revealed a new Puma-branded Ping Pong Table for “after-hours athletes”.  This modern take on the classic ping pong table has a few fun details, like a chalk board covering, hidden shelving and a chain-link net.

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