Out-of-control WIRED stash? Need easy access to it at all times? Need a new coffee table or maybe just want to make something? This easy, sustainable D.I.Y pallet project may be just the thing for you.
More D.I.Y inspiration & tutorials awaits you at ScrapHacker.com…Continue
Added by ScrapHacker on September 21, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
Gùnter Lange was a german typographic wunderkind, the creator of varied designs ranging from a number of Grotesques to a wonderful Didot inspired design called Walbaum.
He not only created wonderful typefaces, but he eventually shared his vast knowledge with his students at the Kunstschule, Lehristitut für Graphische Gestaltung, and the Werbliche Akademie.…
Added by Stephen Boss on September 12, 2012 at 7:31am — No Comments
Typically I don't touch products or packaging design, but this clean and type heavy packaging hooked me.
Check out this Bag created to tote your piscatorial purchase around the hood.
Sure beats the daily news...
Added by Stephen Boss on August 27, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Small space living is an art, and designers worldwide have risen to the challenge of making furniture suitable to the tiny homes most city dwellers live in. We're seeing more and more foldable furniture these days, attractive to those living in small spaces because of the ease with which they can be tucked away, so…Continue
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Everyone knows that moving is a massive pain. But few people know that special kind of hell that is moving to a new space, often in a new city, for a very short period of time. I just moved from LA to SF to work at WIRED for the summer, and how to…Continue
Added by Lainna Fader on August 20, 2012 at 11:27am — No Comments
Industrial designer Igor Chak, who is based in L.A. but was raised in Russia and Japan, channeled his love of vintage video games into his artistic practice. His game-inspired pieces of furniture are clever and incredibly well designed.
Added by Lainna Fader on August 17, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Photographer Santlov's ongoing photography series "ToysRLikeUs," documented in a Tumblr blog, imagines what some of our favorite toys would be doing with their time if they were to come alive. His work features Woody from Toy Story, Bender from…Continue
Added by Lainna Fader on August 14, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments
Most people immediately dump their old coffee grounds into the trash. But Spanish designer Raul Lauri has figured out a brilliant way to breathe new life into those old grounds.…Continue
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I'm completely obsessed with making furniture out of unusual materials. Last week I wrote about my love for wooden textiles. Now I bring you Stefan Zwicky's Concrete Chair. Nice take on…Continue
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Young German designer Elisa Strozyk's latest works use wood as fabric; she crafts custom furniture with wooden textiles. I first…Continue
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A new app called BrandSeen tests your skills at identifying colors associated with some of the biggest brands out there. Select a color for each logo presented, and you'll receive a score based…Continue
Added by Lainna Fader on July 25, 2012 at 11:58am — No Comments
Who doesn’t need more color in their life? Our desktops, phones, and tablets often live in the background of our surroundings. We use them to get from point A to point B -- but never really consider them as places to display design.
Courtesy of Ivan Cash
Infographics are everywhere these days, and for good reason—they convey huge amounts of data in the fraction of the time it takes to read a single paragraph of a dry, number-driven report. The information provided is…Continue
Tech-themed DIY's are sometimes the most fun to create; they're always a bit more tricky, but can also be the coolest and most satisfying to accomplish. From mason jar speakers to floppy disk planters, here's 10 rad DIY ideas with a bit of a tech twist.…Continue
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One of the exciting things about being a designer is the continued development of an idea. When my co-founder and I started Bushakan, we were primarily interested in making stands that held multiple pairs of eyewear. As we started sharing the idea with both individuals and retailers, we realised that…Continue
Added by Tobi on July 14, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments
Hoffmann was born in Hildesheim Germany, 1856 and designed a moderate number of typefaces, including Block BQ, and Berthold Herold Reklameschrift™. His designs were said to be the influence for Lucian Bernhard's Sachplakat poster art, including the iconic …Continue
Added by Stephen Boss on June 28, 2012 at 1:22pm — No Comments
A little round-up today of my very favorite ever DIY's on the web. From adorable cake pedestals to making your own patterned textiles. Here are my top ten!
An interesting proposal: Reuse the hot air from computer exhaust to control the temperature of the soil in your plantar box.
Has anyone tried…
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