Wednesday, 08 June 2011 13:02

Digital Veneer Tribute Vespa

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The Tribute Vespa is a limited-edition scooter designed by Digital Veneer. The New Zealand based company manufactures a lightweight material that can be used instead of wood in the construction of boats, aircraft, and autos.

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Tuesday, 07 June 2011 15:09

Beat

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Beat- the ultimate, all-in-one running accessory!

This device is a gesture controlled music player that tracks performance while running.

Designer: Adrien Guenette

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This weekend marked the opening of the 54th annual Venice Biennale, featuring an immense international selection of art.

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Tuesday, 07 June 2011 13:19

Long Form Library

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Do you remember this rocking bookcase design from a while ago? Today etsy user ifsodoso is selling this giant size bookcase.

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Monday, 06 June 2011 21:30

Bottle Cap Sharpener by Liu Yuchen

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This is a sharpener fixed into a bottle cap so that it screws on top of an empty bottle. What a great way to reuse a plastic bottle!

Sharpen your pencils and collect the shavings. 

Recycle, Reuse and Reduce.

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This Anemone Armchair is created by Italian designer Giancarlo Zema for Giovannetti. This chair is inspiration from the Anemon flower, a garden flower that is small but very colorful. The chair has been presented in Ara Pacis Museum's exhibition from May 20th–July 3rd, 2011 in Augusta, Rome, Italy.

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Many artists study years of anatomy and go study life drawing for countless hours, but when it gets down to it, it's always helpful to have a real life model to go by to get all of the nuances of light and shadow and posture. And so here are several pin-ups that you've probably seen before, paired with the real life models that you may not have seen before. 

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Friday, 03 June 2011 19:44

Read Your Book Case

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Designed by Eva Alessandrini and Roberto Saporiti for the Italian furniture design firm Saporiti.

*Also check out these Typography Furniture

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Friday, 03 June 2011 17:30

Balloon Bench by Satoshi Itasaka

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This wonderful bench is created by Japanese designer Satoshi Itasaka.

Although it appears as if the bench is floating, the illusion is created by the balloons actually being anchored to the ceiling. The balloons even act as lamps!

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The Oona is a versatile and simple smartphone stand, made of aircraft grade aluminum that can do as much in the physical world as your phone can do in the virtual. Buy

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