lebird - love the simplicity of the packaging with the wooden bird set into corrugated cardboard, tucked into a bright yellow sleeve.

lebird - love the simplicity of the packaging with the wooden bird set into corrugated cardboard, tucked into a bright yellow sleeve.

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#63507
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Illuminatlas is the latest from our friends Carnovsky! Following Illuminature and Illumanatomy, there are three images in one for every page that come to life with the special colored glasses!

Illuminatlas is the latest from our friends Carnovsky! Following Illuminature and Illumanatomy, there are three images in one for every page that come to life with the special colored glasses!

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#63506
problem!
Giantsuper kids products by Paul Lee Design - Beautiful illustrations and smart designs. Especially the Construct-O-Cards Tummy Time Flash Cards and Tummy Time Playboard + Art Cards (that can pop up with magnets) and have mirrored surfaces.

Giantsuper kids products by Paul Lee Design - Beautiful illustrations and smart designs. Especially the Construct-O-Cards Tummy Time Flash Cards and Tummy Time Playboard + Art Cards (that can pop up with magnets) and have mirrored surfaces.

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#63505
problem!
"For All You Love" 2019 Subaru Forester Advert - interesting to see the way they have the dog lead you back through time through a path of objects...

VIDEO"For All You Love" 2019 Subaru Forester Advert - interesting to see the way they have the dog lead you back through time through a path of objects...

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#63504
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Move Airline Seat Concept for Airbus designed by Layer Design. A dreamy futuristic air travel concept with so many lovely details, from the materials, to the back of seat table design, to the colors and more...

Move Airline Seat Concept for Airbus designed by Layer Design. A dreamy futuristic air travel concept with so many lovely details, from the materials, to the back of seat table design, to the colors and more...

nice!
#63503
problem!
Boba without the plastic straws? LAist looks at how local shops are adapting with corn based straws, paper straws, metal straws (with pipe cleaners) and even custom made boracylicate (Pyrex) glass straws!

Boba without the plastic straws? LAist looks at how local shops are adapting with corn based straws, paper straws, metal straws (with pipe cleaners) and even custom made boracylicate (Pyrex) glass straws!

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#63502
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Good Ship IKEA by Mother London is a life sized version of the IKEA SMÅKRYP bath boat that can clean up 20kgs of trash from the waterways! The public is currently invited to remote control them in Deptford Creek, east London.

Good Ship IKEA by Mother London is a life sized version of the IKEA SMÅKRYP bath boat that can clean up 20kgs of trash from the waterways! The public is currently invited to remote control them in Deptford Creek, east London.

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#63501
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Stokke Flexi Bath - interesting design for a collapsible baby bath tub (that you could easily use for everyday things!) with a unique, color changing, temperature sensitive stopper.

Stokke Flexi Bath - interesting design for a collapsible baby bath tub (that you could easily use for everyday things!) with a unique, color changing, temperature sensitive stopper.

nice!
#63500
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One Love Foundation's Love Better Chocolates taste like the emotions of healthy and unhealthy relationships. Flavors include: Manipulation, Jealousy, Respect, Independence and more...

One Love Foundation's Love Better Chocolates taste like the emotions of healthy and unhealthy relationships. Flavors include: Manipulation, Jealousy, Respect, Independence and more...

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#63499
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Lampa Fotosyntes by Sofia Ljung & Elia Anis. Such a lovely concept where the solar grow light can be moved to shift the growth of the plants!

Lampa Fotosyntes by Sofia Ljung & Elia Anis. Such a lovely concept where the solar grow light can be moved to shift the growth of the plants!

nice!
#63498
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Front Design Curve lights for Zero. From the small but heavy base springs the lamp like a sprouting plant or mushroom. The collection now contains pendants, floor and table lamps in green or white glass or with metal shades  in blue, ivory, white or green.

Front Design Curve lights for Zero. From the small but heavy base springs the lamp like a sprouting plant or mushroom. The collection now contains pendants, floor and table lamps in green or white glass or with metal shades in blue, ivory, white or green.

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#63497
problem!
Coq en Pâte - animal illustration themed kids line from France. Fun, playful front and backs of animals on each outfit.

Coq en Pâte - animal illustration themed kids line from France. Fun, playful front and backs of animals on each outfit.

nice!
#63496
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Disintegrating X (Lamborghini Miura SV 1972) by Fabian Oefner for M.A.D. Gallery. Stunning photographic art prints of the exploding Lamborghini will be available in 2 sizes of limited edition prints.

Disintegrating X (Lamborghini Miura SV 1972) by Fabian Oefner for M.A.D. Gallery. Stunning photographic art prints of the exploding Lamborghini will be available in 2 sizes of limited edition prints.

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#63495
problem!
Wee Gallery Baby Swaddle Blankets have such cute, playful packaging creatures! Bunnies and Splatter patterns are so tempting. Also take a look at the 'freebies' section for fun Valentine's Candy Hugger Cards and more you can print out.

Wee Gallery Baby Swaddle Blankets have such cute, playful packaging creatures! Bunnies and Splatter patterns are so tempting. Also take a look at the 'freebies' section for fun Valentine's Candy Hugger Cards and more you can print out.

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#63494
problem!
Etherborn Announcement trailer. A video game inspired by classic masters such as M.C. Escher, Piet Mondrian, Chillida, and more.

VIDEOEtherborn Announcement trailer. A video game inspired by classic masters such as M.C. Escher, Piet Mondrian, Chillida, and more.

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#63493
problem!
Cam Cam Copenhagen Hot Air Balloon Lamps. Lampshade made of 100% cotton textile.

Cam Cam Copenhagen Hot Air Balloon Lamps. Lampshade made of 100% cotton textile.

nice!
#63492
problem!
Bleu Carmin Design Collection Animo Lights - Toucan, Dragon, Parrot, and Mouse in bold, colorful powder coated sheet metal.

Bleu Carmin Design Collection Animo Lights - Toucan, Dragon, Parrot, and Mouse in bold, colorful powder coated sheet metal.

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#63491
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Mara Mea multipurpose Stroller Net Bags are inspired by classic french market bags in an array of vibrant colors. It attaches to the stroller with velcro straps.

Mara Mea multipurpose Stroller Net Bags are inspired by classic french market bags in an array of vibrant colors. It attaches to the stroller with velcro straps.

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#63490
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Vas Kurbits Rosa by Sofie Johansson & Jessica Westerberg - lovely single stem flower vases

Vas Kurbits Rosa by Sofie Johansson & Jessica Westerberg - lovely single stem flower vases

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#63489
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Titlee Paris Brass Lapel Pins with adorable creatures from hugging elephants, to dinos, puffers, bears, octopi, lobsters, foxes and more!

Titlee Paris Brass Lapel Pins with adorable creatures from hugging elephants, to dinos, puffers, bears, octopi, lobsters, foxes and more!

nice!
#63488
problem!
New York Times Map of Every Building in America, and Map of Every Building in Your City (LA, NYC, SF, Boston, Dallas)

New York Times Map of Every Building in America, and Map of Every Building in Your City (LA, NYC, SF, Boston, Dallas)

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#63487
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NOTCOT Recommended Reading: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power by Shoshana Zuboff

NOTCOT Recommended Reading: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power by Shoshana Zuboff

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#63486
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New York Times Truth Tote Bag by Everybody.World - made of 100% bull denim cotton featuring the NYTimes "The Truth is Hard" campaign we love at NOTCOT.

New York Times Truth Tote Bag by Everybody.World - made of 100% bull denim cotton featuring the NYTimes "The Truth is Hard" campaign we love at NOTCOT.

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#63485
problem!
"When Basketball Inspires" runs Feb 8-10, 2019 in Paris. Stunning art exhibition by Trajectoire Studio featuring 30 artists. Particularly loving "Wireframe" by Town and Concrete.

"When Basketball Inspires" runs Feb 8-10, 2019 in Paris. Stunning art exhibition by Trajectoire Studio featuring 30 artists. Particularly loving "Wireframe" by Town and Concrete.

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#63484
problem!
Anker USB-C Power Strip has 2 Outlets, 2 USB-A, and 1 USB-C. It's a 4" power puck perfect for our couch, especially since the USB-C allows for super charging my iPhone (~1%/min!), also great for travel.

Anker USB-C Power Strip has 2 Outlets, 2 USB-A, and 1 USB-C. It's a 4" power puck perfect for our couch, especially since the USB-C allows for super charging my iPhone (~1%/min!), also great for travel.

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#63483
problem!
ODLO Spring/Summer '19 Women's Activewear Collection – By Zaha Hadid Design.

ODLO Spring/Summer '19 Women's Activewear Collection – By Zaha Hadid Design.

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#63482
problem!
Raspberry Pi has opened it's first retail store in the Grand Arcade in Cambridge, UK. Peek inside with the video.

VIDEORaspberry Pi has opened it's first retail store in the Grand Arcade in Cambridge, UK. Peek inside with the video.

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#63481
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Gizmodo 'Goodbye Big Five' article series is such a fascinating read! "Reporter Kashmir Hill spent six weeks blocking Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Apple from getting my money, data, and attention, using a custom-built VPN."

Gizmodo 'Goodbye Big Five' article series is such a fascinating read! "Reporter Kashmir Hill spent six weeks blocking Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Apple from getting my money, data, and attention, using a custom-built VPN."

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#63480
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National Park - that iconic National Park Service signage look was actually created by the size of the router bit used to make the signs... and it's been turned into a typeface (in 4 weights) by The Design Outside (DO) Studio!

National Park - that iconic National Park Service signage look was actually created by the size of the router bit used to make the signs... and it's been turned into a typeface (in 4 weights) by The Design Outside (DO) Studio!

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#63479
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IKEA Klappa Baby Toy Collection of rattles, blankets, playmats and more.

IKEA Klappa Baby Toy Collection of rattles, blankets, playmats and more.

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#63478
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Dawid Planeta's imaginary animals are beautifully eerie.

Dawid Planeta's imaginary animals are beautifully eerie.

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#63477
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Byrne's Euclid Poster - a colorful detailed poster of every geometric illustration from Oliver Byrne’s colorful 1847 edition of Euclid’s Elements.

Byrne's Euclid Poster - a colorful detailed poster of every geometric illustration from Oliver Byrne’s colorful 1847 edition of Euclid’s Elements.

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#63476
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Arc'teryx Granville 10 or 16 Courier Bag - Highly water resistant AC² fabric has critical seams taped for weather protection. The 10 fits a 12" max laptop, the 16 fits a 15" max laptop.

Arc'teryx Granville 10 or 16 Courier Bag - Highly water resistant AC² fabric has critical seams taped for weather protection. The 10 fits a 12" max laptop, the 16 fits a 15" max laptop.

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#63475
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Ross Snow Tech (RST) Convert - The world’s first and only snowboard binding that directly “converts” into a snowshoe - and it converts in 30 seconds or less!

Ross Snow Tech (RST) Convert - The world’s first and only snowboard binding that directly “converts” into a snowshoe - and it converts in 30 seconds or less!

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#63474
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Rodrigo y Gabriela - Echoes (Pink Floyd cover!) from the upcoming album Mettavolution released 26th April 2019.

VIDEORodrigo y Gabriela - Echoes (Pink Floyd cover!) from the upcoming album Mettavolution released 26th April 2019.

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#63473
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USPS Military Working Dogs Stamps - designed by Greg Breeding with artwork by DKNG Studios featuring a German shepherd, Labrador retriever, Belgian Malinois and Dutch shepherd.

USPS Military Working Dogs Stamps - designed by Greg Breeding with artwork by DKNG Studios featuring a German shepherd, Labrador retriever, Belgian Malinois and Dutch shepherd.

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#63472
problem!
The Sp!n Spinning Top designed by Kutarq for +d creates an optical illusion of levitation. When spinning the top, an exclamation mark appears. 'Sp!n' is available in 5 colors and spins for more than a minute.

The Sp!n Spinning Top designed by Kutarq for +d creates an optical illusion of levitation. When spinning the top, an exclamation mark appears. 'Sp!n' is available in 5 colors and spins for more than a minute.

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#63471
problem!
Loop from Terracycle - interesting collaboration with a bunch of big brands for a reusable, refillable packaging service. Intrigued to see the packaging solutions, but buying packaging you love, and refill packs would be more cost effective and delightful?

Loop from Terracycle - interesting collaboration with a bunch of big brands for a reusable, refillable packaging service. Intrigued to see the packaging solutions, but buying packaging you love, and refill packs would be more cost effective and delightful?

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#63470
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A Coke Is A Coke - lovely new animated ad inspired by Andy Warhol from Wieden+Kennedy Portland for Coca-Cola. (Love the illustrations - especially bigfoot!)

VIDEOA Coke Is A Coke - lovely new animated ad inspired by Andy Warhol from Wieden+Kennedy Portland for Coca-Cola. (Love the illustrations - especially bigfoot!)

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#63469
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Heinz Ketchup Caviar! Ketchup gets the molecular gastronomy treatment. They are giving away 150 limited edition jars for Valentine's Day.

Heinz Ketchup Caviar! Ketchup gets the molecular gastronomy treatment. They are giving away 150 limited edition jars for Valentine's Day.

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#63468
problem!
Rimowa Aluminium Groove Case for iPhone XS/XS Max/XR - lightweight, slim case is made from aluminium and shockproof TPU

Rimowa Aluminium Groove Case for iPhone XS/XS Max/XR - lightweight, slim case is made from aluminium and shockproof TPU

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#63467
problem!
Spotify Cosmic Playlists - basically monthly musical horoscopes! (And for some reason the horoscopes are far lengthier on mobile than desktop)

Spotify Cosmic Playlists - basically monthly musical horoscopes! (And for some reason the horoscopes are far lengthier on mobile than desktop)

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#63466
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Volvo Living Seawall - made of tiles designed to mimic the root structure of mangrove trees this seawall turns into a viable marine habitat that attract filter-feeding organisms. Fifty have been installed in Sydney Harbour to combat urbanisation and pollution.

Volvo Living Seawall - made of tiles designed to mimic the root structure of mangrove trees this seawall turns into a viable marine habitat that attract filter-feeding organisms. Fifty have been installed in Sydney Harbour to combat urbanisation and pollution.

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#63465
problem!
Shepard Fairey's Studio Number One has some great new posters and shareable art in their free downloads section - including some new Women's March 2019 (this sat!) ones!

Shepard Fairey's Studio Number One has some great new posters and shareable art in their free downloads section - including some new Women's March 2019 (this sat!) ones!

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#63464
problem!
Project Alias by Bjørn Karmann + Tore Knudsen is a 3D printed open source “parasite” that gives you more privacy from Alexa and Google Assistant. Alias speakers feed white noise for privacy, and allow commands thru with a new code word.

Project Alias by Bjørn Karmann + Tore Knudsen is a 3D printed open source “parasite” that gives you more privacy from Alexa and Google Assistant. Alias speakers feed white noise for privacy, and allow commands thru with a new code word.

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#63463
problem!
FREIFRAU Leya Rocking Wingback Chair and Rocking Lounge Chair designed by Birgit Hoffmann and Christoph Kahleyss look lusciously loungey (and would make a perfect modern cozy leather nursery chair that doesn't scream baby)

FREIFRAU Leya Rocking Wingback Chair and Rocking Lounge Chair designed by Birgit Hoffmann and Christoph Kahleyss look lusciously loungey (and would make a perfect modern cozy leather nursery chair that doesn't scream baby)

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#63462
problem!
Let's connect on LinkedIn! As I work on what's next for NOTCOT, so curious to know more about YOU! Link up? Or drop me a message! Would love to hear what you're up to and what inspires you. ~ jean

FEATUREDLet's connect on LinkedIn! As I work on what's next for NOTCOT, so curious to know more about YOU! Link up? Or drop me a message! Would love to hear what you're up to and what inspires you. ~ jean

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#63461
problem!
Island by Max Mörtl & Robert Löbel is an adorable stop motion & 2D animated short sharing how "On a small island a bunch of exotic creatures run across each other."

VIDEOIsland by Max Mörtl & Robert Löbel is an adorable stop motion & 2D animated short sharing how "On a small island a bunch of exotic creatures run across each other."

nice!
#63460
problem!
2019 is the beginning of the end of Design*Sponge! And i'm sad and excited to see what they have up their sleeve to go out with a bang! (Especially as i'm still grappling with what the future of NOTCOT will hold... ideas? let's talk.)

2019 is the beginning of the end of Design*Sponge! And i'm sad and excited to see what they have up their sleeve to go out with a bang! (Especially as i'm still grappling with what the future of NOTCOT will hold... ideas? let's talk.)

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#63459
problem!
bbhugme pregnancy pillow designed by Norwegian pre/post-natal chiropractors. It's multipurpose (full body, arm/back rest, rest ON your belly, nursing, newborn hangout) and adjustable (slide the silicone pebbles to adjust density and double as teethers)

bbhugme pregnancy pillow designed by Norwegian pre/post-natal chiropractors. It's multipurpose (full body, arm/back rest, rest ON your belly, nursing, newborn hangout) and adjustable (slide the silicone pebbles to adjust density and double as teethers)

nice!
#63458
problem!
Absorbed By Light sculpture by Design Bridge's Gali May Lucas for the 2018 Amsterdam Light Festival. Perfectly highlighting our screen obsessions, while becoming the perfect instagram photo spot too...

Absorbed By Light sculpture by Design Bridge's Gali May Lucas for the 2018 Amsterdam Light Festival. Perfectly highlighting our screen obsessions, while becoming the perfect instagram photo spot too...

nice!
#63457
problem!
GhostKube By Erik Åberg is a moving sculpture inspired by moving origami, complete with keystones to lock in various positions. Currently on kickstarter.

GhostKube By Erik Åberg is a moving sculpture inspired by moving origami, complete with keystones to lock in various positions. Currently on kickstarter.

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#63456
problem!
"Twist" is a 3D printed pendant light that transforms to adjust the brightness with a simple twist.

VIDEO"Twist" is a 3D printed pendant light that transforms to adjust the brightness with a simple twist.

nice!
#63455
problem!
Twelve Dot Studio La Dolce Vita Frog! Complete with Sherpa-lined aviator hat. Limited edition of 350.

Twelve Dot Studio La Dolce Vita Frog! Complete with Sherpa-lined aviator hat. Limited edition of 350.

nice!
#63454
problem!
Honda Sound Sitter - Since low frequency sounds can be soothing to newborns, Honda sampled 37 of their cars revving and put them into a stuffed toy car! (There's everything from a '99 S2000, '95 Integra Type R, '02 NSX-R and more)

Honda Sound Sitter - Since low frequency sounds can be soothing to newborns, Honda sampled 37 of their cars revving and put them into a stuffed toy car! (There's everything from a '99 S2000, '95 Integra Type R, '02 NSX-R and more)

nice!
#63453
problem!
Emily McDowell Fantasy Stone Pins - Parentite, Functional Adultinite, Birthday Quartz, Comparison Stone, Romancerine, and Persistethyst - complete with descriptions of powers.

Emily McDowell Fantasy Stone Pins - Parentite, Functional Adultinite, Birthday Quartz, Comparison Stone, Romancerine, and Persistethyst - complete with descriptions of powers.

nice!
#63452
problem!
Branded Fruit by Danielle Baskin in San Francisco is the hottest new edible swag? Thin vinyl stickers logos on avocados, coconuts, pineapples, mangos and more...

Branded Fruit by Danielle Baskin in San Francisco is the hottest new edible swag? Thin vinyl stickers logos on avocados, coconuts, pineapples, mangos and more...

nice!
#63451
problem!
Hiring Hand - Creative Inquiry Interview cards. This deck was created to breathe new life into the hiring process.

Hiring Hand - Creative Inquiry Interview cards. This deck was created to breathe new life into the hiring process.

nice!
#63450
problem!
Diptyque Car Diffuser - Move the metal grid, to adjust the intensity of the fragrance.

Diptyque Car Diffuser - Move the metal grid, to adjust the intensity of the fragrance.

nice!
#63449
problem!
Minted All-In-One Greeting Cards with Tear-Off Recipe Cards.

Minted All-In-One Greeting Cards with Tear-Off Recipe Cards.

nice!
#63448
problem!
BLANDING! (Bland Branding) "The hottest branding trend of the year is also the worst" at Fast Company by Thierry Brunfaut is a fun read on this unfortunate, inescapable branding trend.

BLANDING! (Bland Branding) "The hottest branding trend of the year is also the worst" at Fast Company by Thierry Brunfaut is a fun read on this unfortunate, inescapable branding trend.

nice!
#63447
problem!
"The Rise of the Designer Bakery" on The Cool Hunter is a great roundup of stunning bakery spaces around the globe.

"The Rise of the Designer Bakery" on The Cool Hunter is a great roundup of stunning bakery spaces around the globe.

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#63446
problem!
Astronaut - paintings by Scott Listfield! So excited for this new book with 232 full color pages measuring 9" x 12.25" featuring a debossed hard cover with a dust jacket.

Astronaut - paintings by Scott Listfield! So excited for this new book with 232 full color pages measuring 9" x 12.25" featuring a debossed hard cover with a dust jacket.

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#63445
problem!
Vornado Glide Heat Whole Room Heater - adorable design with round body and metal & wood wide stance base. Almost looks like it's ready to crawl away.

Vornado Glide Heat Whole Room Heater - adorable design with round body and metal & wood wide stance base. Almost looks like it's ready to crawl away.

nice!
#63444
problem!
Striker Concepts LED Lights - fascinating designs - from LED mines with 11 neodymium rare Earth magnets to stick at any angle, to triple LED panels that screw into a light bulb socket, to flexible/magnet LED panels and more.

Striker Concepts LED Lights - fascinating designs - from LED mines with 11 neodymium rare Earth magnets to stick at any angle, to triple LED panels that screw into a light bulb socket, to flexible/magnet LED panels and more.

nice!
#63443
problem!
Pantone picks 16-1546 Living Coral as the color of 2019! (Somehow this reminds me of mid-90's jcrew)

Pantone picks 16-1546 Living Coral as the color of 2019! (Somehow this reminds me of mid-90's jcrew)

nice!
#63442
problem!
Smalls Smores - by Madcap Factory, "a Brooklyn-based production house dedicated to the advancement of play." Absurd, but adorable concept.

Smalls Smores - by Madcap Factory, "a Brooklyn-based production house dedicated to the advancement of play." Absurd, but adorable concept.

nice!
#63441
problem!
The 2018 Engineering Gift Guide from Purdue University! After reading so many gift guides online, with so much of the same stuff... this is still one of the most inspiringly, unique ones out there!

The 2018 Engineering Gift Guide from Purdue University! After reading so many gift guides online, with so much of the same stuff... this is still one of the most inspiringly, unique ones out there!

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#63440
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Chocolates by Ryan L Foote

Chocolates by Ryan L Foote

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#63439
problem!
In From The Storm Brutalist Architecture Christmas Cards  featuring The Barbican, Glenkerry House and Welbeck Street Car Park; all with a Dollydagger twist!

In From The Storm Brutalist Architecture Christmas Cards featuring The Barbican, Glenkerry House and Welbeck Street Car Park; all with a Dollydagger twist!

nice!
#63438
problem!
Prometheus Design Werx: The SPD Edition Titanium Tool Bit Driver by Audacious Concept of Finland. Beautiful titanium billet hex bit driver comes with 6 torx bits, 3D Printed Integrated ABS Bit Holder, and SPD Kraken Laser Mark on Ball.

Prometheus Design Werx: The SPD Edition Titanium Tool Bit Driver by Audacious Concept of Finland. Beautiful titanium billet hex bit driver comes with 6 torx bits, 3D Printed Integrated ABS Bit Holder, and SPD Kraken Laser Mark on Ball.

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#63437
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Finnish Baby Box (for those of us who can't get the govt subsidized finnish maternity boxes) has a cute Moomin Edition box filled with 33 essential baby products including a moomin graphic bed box with mattress.

Finnish Baby Box (for those of us who can't get the govt subsidized finnish maternity boxes) has a cute Moomin Edition box filled with 33 essential baby products including a moomin graphic bed box with mattress.

nice!
#63436
problem!
Nashville: Scenes from the New American South
by Ann Patchett with photographs by Heidi Ross. A lovely look into the past and present of this quickly evolving city filled with creative people and places (and NOTCOT's home away from home!)

Nashville: Scenes from the New American South
by Ann Patchett with photographs by Heidi Ross. A lovely look into the past and present of this quickly evolving city filled with creative people and places (and NOTCOT's home away from home!)

nice!
#63435
problem!
Done By Deer - so much cute abstract animalness for baby toys, decor, feeding and more...

Done By Deer - so much cute abstract animalness for baby toys, decor, feeding and more...

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#63434
problem!
Beautiful Geometric Wooden Tray from Art of Play. Designed by Kenichi Mizushima in Fukui, Japan. (Also, they have great spinning tops - so many that are part of our NOTCOT collection!)

Beautiful Geometric Wooden Tray from Art of Play. Designed by Kenichi Mizushima in Fukui, Japan. (Also, they have great spinning tops - so many that are part of our NOTCOT collection!)

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#63433
problem!
Inside the 2018 Finnish Maternity Boxes by Kela - a gift from the government filled with products to get you started, including a box that doubles as a bed. Amazing to see how they've progressed since 1938.

Inside the 2018 Finnish Maternity Boxes by Kela - a gift from the government filled with products to get you started, including a box that doubles as a bed. Amazing to see how they've progressed since 1938.

nice!
#63432
problem!
A limited edition print by photographer Cody Cobb, taken from a series that raises awareness to the devastating wildfires across the west coast. 20% of all sales is being donated to the California Wildlife Relief efforts via the California Community Foundation.

A limited edition print by photographer Cody Cobb, taken from a series that raises awareness to the devastating wildfires across the west coast. 20% of all sales is being donated to the California Wildlife Relief efforts via the California Community Foundation.

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#63431
problem!
Prometheus Design Werx - a NOTCOT favorite for great quality, design, and ethos.

Prometheus Design Werx - a NOTCOT favorite for great quality, design, and ethos.

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#63430
problem!
Shigeru Ban Architects are designing a 420-acre campus for Kentucky Owl bourbon in Bardstown, Kentucky. It includes everything from a vintage dinner train to  fishing, swimming, an art gallery, convention center, and an “owl forest.”

Shigeru Ban Architects are designing a 420-acre campus for Kentucky Owl bourbon in Bardstown, Kentucky. It includes everything from a vintage dinner train to fishing, swimming, an art gallery, convention center, and an “owl forest.”

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#63429
problem!
Food Fortunes - a foodie twist on tarot cards by Josh Lafayette.

Food Fortunes - a foodie twist on tarot cards by Josh Lafayette.

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#63428
problem!
Frank Stella 3D printed star ornaments from the Whitney Museum.

Frank Stella 3D printed star ornaments from the Whitney Museum.

nice!
#63427
problem!
Sall Whiskey is making SYVSINDGIN, a Gin White, while waiting for the whiskey to age. Design by NO HEROES.

Sall Whiskey is making SYVSINDGIN, a Gin White, while waiting for the whiskey to age. Design by NO HEROES.

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#63426
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Dims Barbican Trolley - "Bar cart, serving trolley, rolling table, kid’s room..." in white, black, and a dark lush wimbeldon green. (Interesting to see their transparency breakdown of actual costs.)

Dims Barbican Trolley - "Bar cart, serving trolley, rolling table, kid’s room..." in white, black, and a dark lush wimbeldon green. (Interesting to see their transparency breakdown of actual costs.)

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#63425
problem!
Nike Sneaker Spree Infant Set - perfect for the baby of the sneakerhead in your life.

Nike Sneaker Spree Infant Set - perfect for the baby of the sneakerhead in your life.

nice!
#63424
problem!
Target's new shipping boxes (launching holiday 2018) are adorable! They feature Bullseye, pulling up in a Target delivery truck; Bullseye scampering around the house; and Bullseye peeking out of a Target box.

Target's new shipping boxes (launching holiday 2018) are adorable! They feature Bullseye, pulling up in a Target delivery truck; Bullseye scampering around the house; and Bullseye peeking out of a Target box.

nice!
#63423
problem!
AWAY Minis are back for the holidays - tiny versions of their suitcases (like first/biz class rimowa minis!) - now even in aluminum. They come empty, or filled with their essentials, beauty, or grooming sets.

AWAY Minis are back for the holidays - tiny versions of their suitcases (like first/biz class rimowa minis!) - now even in aluminum. They come empty, or filled with their essentials, beauty, or grooming sets.

nice!
#63422
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Madewell Travel Buddy Packable Puffer Jacket - interesting detail: it packs into a neck pillow!

Madewell Travel Buddy Packable Puffer Jacket - interesting detail: it packs into a neck pillow!

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#63421
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Weleda expands their super popular Skin Food (a NOTCOT fave) into a line of products - from the original cream, to a light version, body butter, and lip butter.

Weleda expands their super popular Skin Food (a NOTCOT fave) into a line of products - from the original cream, to a light version, body butter, and lip butter.

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#63420
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Glass For Good Hand Wash by method -  limited-edition  created by method in partnership with SFMOMA. Refillable 9 oz. bottle made from glass, topped with copper-toned hand pump, and  filled with a violet noir fragrance. Beautifully gift packaged.

Glass For Good Hand Wash by method - limited-edition created by method in partnership with SFMOMA. Refillable 9 oz. bottle made from glass, topped with copper-toned hand pump, and filled with a violet noir fragrance. Beautifully gift packaged.

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#63419
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Woven Triangle Bag - MoMA Exclusive. The  sturdy, distinctive handle is woven using a Taiwanese traditional one-thread weaving technique. Made of cotton canvas and Italian vegetable-tanned leather.

Woven Triangle Bag - MoMA Exclusive. The sturdy, distinctive handle is woven using a Taiwanese traditional one-thread weaving technique. Made of cotton canvas and Italian vegetable-tanned leather.

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#63418
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In-Danger Book: Artists United for Wildlife Conservation is currently on Kickstarter. It contains over 100 unique artworks representing threatened and endangered creatures from amazing artists like J.A.W. Cooper, Kim Jung Gi, and so many more.

In-Danger Book: Artists United for Wildlife Conservation is currently on Kickstarter. It contains over 100 unique artworks representing threatened and endangered creatures from amazing artists like J.A.W. Cooper, Kim Jung Gi, and so many more.

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#63417
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James Jean Traveler Print is coming soon - "For our holiday release we are offering Traveler, a signed and numbered time-limited edition of giclée prints." So many stunning details on this one!

James Jean Traveler Print is coming soon - "For our holiday release we are offering Traveler, a signed and numbered time-limited edition of giclée prints." So many stunning details on this one!

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#63416
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Nomad introduces a leather AirPods 'Rugged Case' made of Horween leather and polycarbonate.

Nomad introduces a leather AirPods 'Rugged Case' made of Horween leather and polycarbonate.

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#63415
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Nervous System Earth Puzzle looks incredible.  It is based on an icosahedral map projection and has the topology of a sphere. This means it has no edges, no North and South, and no fixed shape. And it has 16 figure pieces shaped like indigenous animals!

Nervous System Earth Puzzle looks incredible. It is based on an icosahedral map projection and has the topology of a sphere. This means it has no edges, no North and South, and no fixed shape. And it has 16 figure pieces shaped like indigenous animals!

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#63414
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The Center for American Politics and Design (CAPD) has created a searchable collection of every campaign logo from the 2018 election for US Congress. The archive is a tool to explore trends and typologies that reveal themselves only when viewed in aggregate.

The Center for American Politics and Design (CAPD) has created a searchable collection of every campaign logo from the 2018 election for US Congress. The archive is a tool to explore trends and typologies that reveal themselves only when viewed in aggregate.

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#63413
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Xuedi Chen is making amazing Tardigrade art toys! Check out the making-of and early sneak peeks on her instagram (... and Americans - Go vote!)

Xuedi Chen is making amazing Tardigrade art toys! Check out the making-of and early sneak peeks on her instagram (... and Americans - Go vote!)

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#63412
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Manus is a set of ten industrial robots that are programmed to behave like a pack of animals. Each individual robot shares the same central brain. So instead of acting in isolation, they have behaviors that ripple through the group as people walk by.

Manus is a set of ten industrial robots that are programmed to behave like a pack of animals. Each individual robot shares the same central brain. So instead of acting in isolation, they have behaviors that ripple through the group as people walk by.

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#63411
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Logitech 'POWERED FOR iPHONE' Wireless Charger that lets you charge in both landscape and portrait mode.

Logitech 'POWERED FOR iPHONE' Wireless Charger that lets you charge in both landscape and portrait mode.

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#63410
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The Pottery - beautifully designed cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles (Mid-City). Also lots of fun merch featuring sayings like "Plants over pills" - "Not your typical flower shop" - "Earth grown goods."

The Pottery - beautifully designed cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles (Mid-City). Also lots of fun merch featuring sayings like "Plants over pills" - "Not your typical flower shop" - "Earth grown goods."

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#63409
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Nomad Base Station Apple Watch Edition Charger. Charge up to 3 devices at once. Includes a certified apple watch charger, 3 Qi-certified coils at 7.5W wireless charging each, and a padded leather wireless charging surface.

Nomad Base Station Apple Watch Edition Charger. Charge up to 3 devices at once. Includes a certified apple watch charger, 3 Qi-certified coils at 7.5W wireless charging each, and a padded leather wireless charging surface.

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#63408
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Aesop always has such beautifully packaged holiday gift sets - for 2018 the theme is The Atlas of Attraction in collaboration with Iris van Herpen.

Aesop always has such beautifully packaged holiday gift sets - for 2018 the theme is The Atlas of Attraction in collaboration with Iris van Herpen.

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#63407
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The WAYB Pico is an 8 lb compact travel car seat made of aerospace-grade aluminum and high-performance mesh designed and manufactured by outdoor gear vets. It looks like the Aeron Chair of car seats. Currently crowdfunding.

The WAYB Pico is an 8 lb compact travel car seat made of aerospace-grade aluminum and high-performance mesh designed and manufactured by outdoor gear vets. It looks like the Aeron Chair of car seats. Currently crowdfunding.

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#63406
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Kickstarter x Autodesk open-source 3D Printing Test. Incorporating everything from dimensional accuracy and overhangs, to fine feature flow control, bridging, negative feature resolution and more...

Kickstarter x Autodesk open-source 3D Printing Test. Incorporating everything from dimensional accuracy and overhangs, to fine feature flow control, bridging, negative feature resolution and more...

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#63405
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Nervous System Coral Cups are finally available for pre-order (and will make it for the holidays!) Computationally-generated and handcrafted in porcelain, the Coral Cup is inspired by the form of brain coral. It's been amazing to follow their process.

Nervous System Coral Cups are finally available for pre-order (and will make it for the holidays!) Computationally-generated and handcrafted in porcelain, the Coral Cup is inspired by the form of brain coral. It's been amazing to follow their process.

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#63404
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Chrolo is a 3D printed one-minute kinetic timer that offers a multisensory and mindful experience of time. By Spark Pluck.

Chrolo is a 3D printed one-minute kinetic timer that offers a multisensory and mindful experience of time. By Spark Pluck.

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#63403
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"A Look Inside Art of Play's Secret Showroom" - A brief and mysterious glimpse into the magical world of Art of Play in San Diego.

VIDEO"A Look Inside Art of Play's Secret Showroom" - A brief and mysterious glimpse into the magical world of Art of Play in San Diego.

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#63402
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Vaggaro One - modular foldable baby furniture system that evolves from a Cradle to a Bouncer to a High chair. Like the baby/toddler version of those lightweight camp chairs. The frame is made of aircraft grade aluminum and weighs in at 1.6kg.

Vaggaro One - modular foldable baby furniture system that evolves from a Cradle to a Bouncer to a High chair. Like the baby/toddler version of those lightweight camp chairs. The frame is made of aircraft grade aluminum and weighs in at 1.6kg.

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#63401
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Bumpsters by Justin Worsley - adorable chunky wooden bumper cars with illustrated animal drivers

Bumpsters by Justin Worsley - adorable chunky wooden bumper cars with illustrated animal drivers

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#63400
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Rumpl x MiiR holiday collaboration collection features a great fern print on a puffy blanket and insulated mug.

Rumpl x MiiR holiday collaboration collection features a great fern print on a puffy blanket and insulated mug.

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#63399
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"Can hotels surprise us even when we can see everything in advance online?" by Floor Kuitert in FRAME Magazine is an interesting interview with Víctor Fernández, CEO of the Room Mate Group.

"Can hotels surprise us even when we can see everything in advance online?" by Floor Kuitert in FRAME Magazine is an interesting interview with Víctor Fernández, CEO of the Room Mate Group.

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#63398
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AccuVein - uses IR to scan and find your veins, then projects it with Augmented Reality! (Wish my doctor's office had this the other day after hunting for veins...)

AccuVein - uses IR to scan and find your veins, then projects it with Augmented Reality! (Wish my doctor's office had this the other day after hunting for veins...)

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#63397
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RastaMoon's UOMINI are dropping soon! Such adorably dapper, bearded gents with all the tailor shop details beautifully designed as well!

RastaMoon's UOMINI are dropping soon! Such adorably dapper, bearded gents with all the tailor shop details beautifully designed as well!

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#63396
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Kid Made Modern's Artist Books To Color In: Patrick Hruby - is filled with fun geometric illustrations of underwater creatures!

Kid Made Modern's Artist Books To Color In: Patrick Hruby - is filled with fun geometric illustrations of underwater creatures!

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#63395
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Ballot.fyi breaks down the 11 California state propositions – issues that include Daylight Saving Time, rent control, and whether eggs should be cage free.

Ballot.fyi breaks down the 11 California state propositions – issues that include Daylight Saving Time, rent control, and whether eggs should be cage free.

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#63394
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IKEA brought back the ENETRI shelf! One of my favorites that moved thru many college apartments with me! Would look great upgraded with wood planks too...

IKEA brought back the ENETRI shelf! One of my favorites that moved thru many college apartments with me! Would look great upgraded with wood planks too...

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#63393
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Salt Fat Acid Heat is Netflix's 4 part series following Chef Samin Nosrat through Italy, Japan, Mexico, and back to California... and it's SO GOOD! I loved her book, and the show is inspiringly beautiful, delicious and so happy!

Salt Fat Acid Heat is Netflix's 4 part series following Chef Samin Nosrat through Italy, Japan, Mexico, and back to California... and it's SO GOOD! I loved her book, and the show is inspiringly beautiful, delicious and so happy!

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#63392
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Croatian technology startup CircuitMess' DIY kit, MAKERphone, lets you build a smartphone. Currently on Kickstarter.

Croatian technology startup CircuitMess' DIY kit, MAKERphone, lets you build a smartphone. Currently on Kickstarter.

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#63391
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IKEA Life At Home Report 2018 - "Beyond Four Walls: A new era of life at home" They have a website dedicated to the research as well as a summarized pdf report.

IKEA Life At Home Report 2018 - "Beyond Four Walls: A new era of life at home" They have a website dedicated to the research as well as a summarized pdf report.

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#63390
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FoodHype! It's hard not to keep clicking "next article" to see what foodie madness it will generate next... and so many seem far too believable.

FoodHype! It's hard not to keep clicking "next article" to see what foodie madness it will generate next... and so many seem far too believable.

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#63389
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Leica Instant M by Daniel Huang - concept and working prototype for an instant camera that mounts Leica M lenses

Leica Instant M by Daniel Huang - concept and working prototype for an instant camera that mounts Leica M lenses

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#63388
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TAXI partners with United Way to create #unignorable. A brand new color from Pantone® to bring attention to the issues that so often go ignored in our communities.

TAXI partners with United Way to create #unignorable. A brand new color from Pantone® to bring attention to the issues that so often go ignored in our communities.

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#63387
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Target launches Smartly - "Target’s Newest Owned Brand With Most Items Under $2" with over 70 products, and fun minimal, modern packaging graphics.

Target launches Smartly - "Target’s Newest Owned Brand With Most Items Under $2" with over 70 products, and fun minimal, modern packaging graphics.

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#63386
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White Elfa Kids' Mesh Coloring Table with Rounded Corners. The Melamine Desk Top is supported by two drawer units with mesh drawers, and a roll of Banner Paper is included. As with all things Elfa, you can adapt the modular pieces to grow as needed.

White Elfa Kids' Mesh Coloring Table with Rounded Corners. The Melamine Desk Top is supported by two drawer units with mesh drawers, and a roll of Banner Paper is included. As with all things Elfa, you can adapt the modular pieces to grow as needed.

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#63385
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Chase Mullen "Bubble" Print dropping 10/8 at Antler Gallery Portland. Numbered Edition of 30, 17" x 22" Love this hydro-succulent and red eared slider.

Chase Mullen "Bubble" Print dropping 10/8 at Antler Gallery Portland. Numbered Edition of 30, 17" x 22" Love this hydro-succulent and red eared slider.

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#63384
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Today, NOTCOT is retiring NotCouture (est 2007), Liqurious (est 2008), Tasteologie (est 2010) + NotVentures (est 2010) to refocus on design. it's been a fun adventure, but all experiments eventually come to an end...

FEATUREDToday, NOTCOT is retiring NotCouture (est 2007), Liqurious (est 2008), Tasteologie (est 2010) + NotVentures (est 2010) to refocus on design. it's been a fun adventure, but all experiments eventually come to an end...

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#63383
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Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction from RM and Sotheby's. Beautiful catalog including everything from manuals and posters to steering wheels and desks... to of course cars.

Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction from RM and Sotheby's. Beautiful catalog including everything from manuals and posters to steering wheels and desks... to of course cars.

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#63382
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Finell (of so many amazingly designed silicone goods!) has launched their Zip Top bags kickstarter! [Just backed by NOTCOT!]

Finell (of so many amazingly designed silicone goods!) has launched their Zip Top bags kickstarter! [Just backed by NOTCOT!]

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#63381
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“Zoo in my hand”, a wonder-book by Inkyeong & Sunkyung Kim, published by Editions du livre. Zoo in my hand is an activity book that allows you to create 40 origami-inspired paper animals.

“Zoo in my hand”, a wonder-book by Inkyeong & Sunkyung Kim, published by Editions du livre. Zoo in my hand is an activity book that allows you to create 40 origami-inspired paper animals.

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#63380
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Chump Magic Banana Squid Stickers!

Chump Magic Banana Squid Stickers!

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#63379
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Cinsa Cocinova by Joel Escalona. With more than 80 years of experience and recognized as the number one in the Mexican kitchen industry, Cinsa asked Escalona to re-design the usual blue pewter pot present in every corner of Mexico.

Cinsa Cocinova by Joel Escalona. With more than 80 years of experience and recognized as the number one in the Mexican kitchen industry, Cinsa asked Escalona to re-design the usual blue pewter pot present in every corner of Mexico.

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#63378
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Limited Edition White Walker by Johnnie Walker for the final season of Game Of Thrones. "The limited edition bottle utilizes thermochromic ink to give fans a frosty surprise message when frozen."

Limited Edition White Walker by Johnnie Walker for the final season of Game Of Thrones. "The limited edition bottle utilizes thermochromic ink to give fans a frosty surprise message when frozen."

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#63377
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Just in the NOTCOT mail - A closer look at Jacquelin DeLeon's stunning prints and stickers featuring Plants + Ladies and more...

FEATUREDJust in the NOTCOT mail - A closer look at Jacquelin DeLeon's stunning prints and stickers featuring Plants + Ladies and more...

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#63376
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Away's Dwyane Wade Wine Case. This hardshell carryon includes two removable foam case inserts that carry 3 bottles of wine each and a limited edition color and palm frond fabric interior.

Away's Dwyane Wade Wine Case. This hardshell carryon includes two removable foam case inserts that carry 3 bottles of wine each and a limited edition color and palm frond fabric interior.

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#63375
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Boolean Operator by THEVERYMANY is an immersive outdoor pavilion in Suzhou, that takes inspiration from the Extraordinary Voyages by early science fiction writer Jules Verne.

Boolean Operator by THEVERYMANY is an immersive outdoor pavilion in Suzhou, that takes inspiration from the Extraordinary Voyages by early science fiction writer Jules Verne.

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#63374
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Matter Design Megaphones for the New York Philharmonic. 20 custom robotically printed megaphones focus acoustic energy into hyper-directional streams.

Matter Design Megaphones for the New York Philharmonic. 20 custom robotically printed megaphones focus acoustic energy into hyper-directional streams.

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#63373
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Inflorescence, a polished stainless steel sculpture for the Sciences Building at the University of Alaska Anchorage, uses sensors inside the building to adjust the color of the sculpture based upon level of activity in the building.

Inflorescence, a polished stainless steel sculpture for the Sciences Building at the University of Alaska Anchorage, uses sensors inside the building to adjust the color of the sculpture based upon level of activity in the building.

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#63372
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"For Detroit" is an interactive art installation and interior experience by Red Paper Heart for The Open House, Ford Motor's announcement to renewed its commitment to the city of Detroit with the purchase and future renovation of Michigan Central Station.

"For Detroit" is an interactive art installation and interior experience by Red Paper Heart for The Open House, Ford Motor's announcement to renewed its commitment to the city of Detroit with the purchase and future renovation of Michigan Central Station.

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#63371
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The polar maps by Bold Tuesday look at the world from a whole new angle. The top and bottom. The north and south. The Arctic and Antarctic. The polar regions are the ultimate destinations, so get ready to explore the coolest places in the world.

The polar maps by Bold Tuesday look at the world from a whole new angle. The top and bottom. The north and south. The Arctic and Antarctic. The polar regions are the ultimate destinations, so get ready to explore the coolest places in the world.

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#63370
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The Drive Skateboard Shop in Vancouver used wood veneer to create posters that look like wall ramps, which were posted around the city.

The Drive Skateboard Shop in Vancouver used wood veneer to create posters that look like wall ramps, which were posted around the city.

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#63369
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Design Legend David Carson and artist Thijs Biersteker created a brainwave controlled globe showing us that if we lose focus on climate change the world goes to shit.

Design Legend David Carson and artist Thijs Biersteker created a brainwave controlled globe showing us that if we lose focus on climate change the world goes to shit.

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#63368
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Exhibited during the 2018 London Design Biennale, “Matter to Matter” interactive installation by Arthur Analts invites visitors to leave their own message or print on a large glass wall of condensation.

Exhibited during the 2018 London Design Biennale, “Matter to Matter” interactive installation by Arthur Analts invites visitors to leave their own message or print on a large glass wall of condensation.

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#63367
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Brendan Monroe x Raised By Wolves Pendleton Blanket Special Collaboration

Brendan Monroe x Raised By Wolves Pendleton Blanket Special Collaboration

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#63366
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Hands that weave an avant-garde speech, with continuous lines where techniques, experiences and different visions are intercepted, Intersección, by JOEL ESCALONA, is a piece that tells its own story.

Hands that weave an avant-garde speech, with continuous lines where techniques, experiences and different visions are intercepted, Intersección, by JOEL ESCALONA, is a piece that tells its own story.

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#63365
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Trunk’s Layla Atkinson has created a wonderful short film about the importance of fungi, for the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew.

VIDEOTrunk’s Layla Atkinson has created a wonderful short film about the importance of fungi, for the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew.

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#63364
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