Interesting ad for the Audi A1 focusing on just 1mm of the vehicle. Directed by Mehdi Norowzian in collaboration for the agency Fred & Farid Paris.

VIDEOInteresting ad for the Audi A1 focusing on just 1mm of the vehicle. Directed by Mehdi Norowzian in collaboration for the agency Fred & Farid Paris.

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#50229
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The Alphabet Library in the Pierres Vives building in Montpellier to serve as a reading room for the Archive of the Department of Herault. Designed by Hoffice.

The Alphabet Library in the Pierres Vives building in Montpellier to serve as a reading room for the Archive of the Department of Herault. Designed by Hoffice.

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#50228
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HESAV Anime by NOTsoNOISY Guillaume Reymond and Trivial Mass Production, a stop motion film of people opening, closing, and shaking the windows of a building facade. The result looks programmed, but is human powered.

VIDEOHESAV Anime by NOTsoNOISY Guillaume Reymond and Trivial Mass Production, a stop motion film of people opening, closing, and shaking the windows of a building facade. The result looks programmed, but is human powered.

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#50227
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Stunning geometric artwork by Francesco Lo Castro.

Stunning geometric artwork by Francesco Lo Castro.

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#50226
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Yacht wood flooring in luxury auto trunk trend! Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake lines the trunk in American Cherry and uses the style to inspire their press conference space in a little Florence chapel!

FEATUREDYacht wood flooring in luxury auto trunk trend! Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake lines the trunk in American Cherry and uses the style to inspire their press conference space in a little Florence chapel!

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#50225
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This week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org includes levitating liquids, all-terrain wheelchairs and the real women behind iconic pinups.

FEATUREDThis week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org includes levitating liquids, all-terrain wheelchairs and the real women behind iconic pinups.

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#50224
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The Dark Energy Survey Collaboration released the first images from their 570-megapixel Dark Energy Camera, the most powerful astronomical imager ever built.

The Dark Energy Survey Collaboration released the first images from their 570-megapixel Dark Energy Camera, the most powerful astronomical imager ever built.

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#50223
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'Put a Bird in It' installation of birdhouses around Portland, with contributions by 75+ artists. The birdhouses will be auctioned off during Design Week Portland with proceeds going to art and music education.

'Put a Bird in It' installation of birdhouses around Portland, with contributions by 75+ artists. The birdhouses will be auctioned off during Design Week Portland with proceeds going to art and music education.

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#50222
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Raw wood coffee table by Alexandre Reignier.

Raw wood coffee table by Alexandre Reignier.

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#50221
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Stool 60, a classic by Alvar Aalto was released  80 years ago Artek. Now there is an anniversary edition and they look adorable.

Stool 60, a classic by Alvar Aalto was released 80 years ago Artek. Now there is an anniversary edition and they look adorable.

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#50220
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A Georges Seurat flash mob at the Art Institute of Chicago.

VIDEOA Georges Seurat flash mob at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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#50219
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Herdybank! A Herdwick Sheep money bank from Herdy UK, est 2007 by designers, Spencer and Diane Hannah. This well branded store and site help support the rural communities and fell farmers of the Lake District.

Herdybank! A Herdwick Sheep money bank from Herdy UK, est 2007 by designers, Spencer and Diane Hannah. This well branded store and site help support the rural communities and fell farmers of the Lake District.

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#50218
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A forest in General Levalle, Argentina in the shape of a guitar began in 1977as a tribute to his late wife by farmer Pedro Martin Ureta.

A forest in General Levalle, Argentina in the shape of a guitar began in 1977as a tribute to his late wife by farmer Pedro Martin Ureta.

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#50217
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Pup Crawl, illuminated leashes to keep your pet safe.

Pup Crawl, illuminated leashes to keep your pet safe.

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#50216
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Boardwalk Empire launches its new season by turning NYC taxis into 1920's vehicles!

Boardwalk Empire launches its new season by turning NYC taxis into 1920's vehicles!

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#50215
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"What is integrated advertising?" Saatchi & Saatchi Tel Aviv explains it in a beautiful short film.

VIDEO"What is integrated advertising?" Saatchi & Saatchi Tel Aviv explains it in a beautiful short film.

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#50214
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John Lewis reveals it's latest Never Knowingly Undersold Advert 2012.

VIDEOJohn Lewis reveals it's latest Never Knowingly Undersold Advert 2012.

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#50213
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Threesome Ottoman, it can be used as an ottoman, coffee table or as a pouffee. Designed by lab::istanbul.

Threesome Ottoman, it can be used as an ottoman, coffee table or as a pouffee. Designed by lab::istanbul.

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#50212
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Beautiful new offices for Junta de Castilla y León by Alberto Campo Baeza in the city of Zamora.

Beautiful new offices for Junta de Castilla y León by Alberto Campo Baeza in the city of Zamora.

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#50211
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World maps by human populations, an interesting perspective created by Antoine Paccoud for the LSE Cities Project.

World maps by human populations, an interesting perspective created by Antoine Paccoud for the LSE Cities Project.

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#50210
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What a brilliant easter egg from Dell! Turning their laptop slot filling plastic into useful tools/measurement converters!

What a brilliant easter egg from Dell! Turning their laptop slot filling plastic into useful tools/measurement converters!

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#50209
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Pop Sci take a look inside The Nature Conservancy's artificial bat cave designed specifically to meet the needs of wild bats.

Pop Sci take a look inside The Nature Conservancy's artificial bat cave designed specifically to meet the needs of wild bats.

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#50208
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Lambchop's public design 'Someday I will ignore my doubts' woven into a fence in Kaisaniemi Park, Helsinki, Finland.

Lambchop's public design 'Someday I will ignore my doubts' woven into a fence in Kaisaniemi Park, Helsinki, Finland.

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#50207
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Nendo's 'Mimicry Chairs' installation at Victoria & Albert Museum during London Design Festival until 23rd September.

Nendo's 'Mimicry Chairs' installation at Victoria & Albert Museum during London Design Festival until 23rd September.

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#50206
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Kenneth Cobonpue's beautiful take on the rickshaw, Eclipse.

Kenneth Cobonpue's beautiful take on the rickshaw, Eclipse.

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#50205
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Handmade footwear merges with 3D printing technology. 'A Wrong Mongrel' is a collection of 8 leather boots for men designed by Ross Barber, presented at the Graduate Expo of London College of Fashion.

Handmade footwear merges with 3D printing technology. 'A Wrong Mongrel' is a collection of 8 leather boots for men designed by Ross Barber, presented at the Graduate Expo of London College of Fashion.

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#50204
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Ferrero Pocket Espresso To Go! It's like a super mini juice box for grownups completely with tiny straw and all ~ only filled with chocolatey espresso! They are the Pocket Coffees for Summer (since they can't melt!)

FEATUREDFerrero Pocket Espresso To Go! It's like a super mini juice box for grownups completely with tiny straw and all ~ only filled with chocolatey espresso! They are the Pocket Coffees for Summer (since they can't melt!)

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#50203
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Ting Sia's cute illustrated packaging for Fox & Rabbit, fruity wine apéritif.

Ting Sia's cute illustrated packaging for Fox & Rabbit, fruity wine apéritif.

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#50202
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'Bookmarks' Bookcases by Polish designer Pawel  Grobelny.

'Bookmarks' Bookcases by Polish designer Pawel Grobelny.

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#50201
problem!
TC Mobility's Tank Chair takes wheelchair users to terrains they've never conquered before, like off road and even underwater.

TC Mobility's Tank Chair takes wheelchair users to terrains they've never conquered before, like off road and even underwater.

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#50200
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SF Prep, a cute earthquake preparation system created by Lunar Design, the SF Department of Emergency Management and the American Institute of Architects.

SF Prep, a cute earthquake preparation system created by Lunar Design, the SF Department of Emergency Management and the American Institute of Architects.

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#50199
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Skube is a Last.fm and Spotify radio. This was made in the Tangible User Interface course at the Copenhagen Institute for Interaction Design.

Skube is a Last.fm and Spotify radio. This was made in the Tangible User Interface course at the Copenhagen Institute for Interaction Design.

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#50198
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On a fun winter take on your usual comfy hoodie ~ Aether's Gravity is cotton shell on the outside, primaloft insulation on the inside! Now if only there were smaller women's sizes...

On a fun winter take on your usual comfy hoodie ~ Aether's Gravity is cotton shell on the outside, primaloft insulation on the inside! Now if only there were smaller women's sizes...

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#50197
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Plan, London-based design strategy agency has put together a very neat little PDF guide for the discerning London Design Festival 2012 visitor.

Plan, London-based design strategy agency has put together a very neat little PDF guide for the discerning London Design Festival 2012 visitor.

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#50196
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DKNG's Bon Iver (European Tour) Poster

DKNG's Bon Iver (European Tour) Poster

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#50195
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Looking a bit like the confused offspring of a hare and a deer, the mara is a fascinating creature and one of few monogamous mammals species! Check out our encounters with ZSL Whipsnade's maras, and a new baby!

FEATUREDLooking a bit like the confused offspring of a hare and a deer, the mara is a fascinating creature and one of few monogamous mammals species! Check out our encounters with ZSL Whipsnade's maras, and a new baby!

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#50194
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Wanda Barcelona + Woouf created this mesmerizing cardboard  window display for Colette during Paris design week.

Wanda Barcelona + Woouf created this mesmerizing cardboard window display for Colette during Paris design week.

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#50193
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'Un·tidy' side table which expands to suit the contents being stored within it, by Kostantia Manthou.

'Un·tidy' side table which expands to suit the contents being stored within it, by Kostantia Manthou.

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#50192
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The 2012 Toyota Tundra is slated to tow the 300,000 pound Space Shuttle Endeavour through a portion of downtown Los Angeles on the final leg of its journey to the California Science Center on October 13, 2012.

The 2012 Toyota Tundra is slated to tow the 300,000 pound Space Shuttle Endeavour through a portion of downtown Los Angeles on the final leg of its journey to the California Science Center on October 13, 2012.

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#50191
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Ran Lerner's asymmetrical Oval Lamp with a continuous surface and the stem provides a visual counter balance, emission of upward lighting.

Ran Lerner's asymmetrical Oval Lamp with a continuous surface and the stem provides a visual counter balance, emission of upward lighting.

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#50190
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Uros' Goodspeed hotspot holds 10 SIM cards and allows you to navigate across borders while dodging roaming fees.

Uros' Goodspeed hotspot holds 10 SIM cards and allows you to navigate across borders while dodging roaming fees.

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#50189
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Running around Tuscany with the Mercedes Benz CLS Shooting Brake, we discovered the most magical tree lined road ~  Località Lilliano near Poggibonsi, Siena, Italy. The trees are incredible!

FEATUREDRunning around Tuscany with the Mercedes Benz CLS Shooting Brake, we discovered the most magical tree lined road ~ Località Lilliano near Poggibonsi, Siena, Italy. The trees are incredible!

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#50188
problem!
The Milwaukee M12 600 MCM Cable Cutter is powered by a ratcheting mechanism and superior blade geometry and is able to cut through large cables.

The Milwaukee M12 600 MCM Cable Cutter is powered by a ratcheting mechanism and superior blade geometry and is able to cut through large cables.

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#50187
problem!
Ruff Bowl is a portable water bowl that clips on to your retractable leash. It also holds a plastic bag, and can hold 4.5oz of water.

Ruff Bowl is a portable water bowl that clips on to your retractable leash. It also holds a plastic bag, and can hold 4.5oz of water.

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#50186
problem!
Visua Musio by AppArt is a geometric music maker app for iPad. Move the shapes around and arrange them to create experimental compositions.

VIDEOVisua Musio by AppArt is a geometric music maker app for iPad. Move the shapes around and arrange them to create experimental compositions.

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#50185
problem!
Fabulous Noble connects people who want to commission a truly personal piece of art with established illustrators and artist.

Fabulous Noble connects people who want to commission a truly personal piece of art with established illustrators and artist.

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#50184
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These origami invitation cards for an LV store opening in Osaka, Japan were designed by Happycentro in Verona, Italy.

These origami invitation cards for an LV store opening in Osaka, Japan were designed by Happycentro in Verona, Italy.

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#50183
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TweetBot by Hyun Ju Kim is a robotic spider that senses when you approach and reacts to you, quoting sad, lonely passages from the creator's journal.

TweetBot by Hyun Ju Kim is a robotic spider that senses when you approach and reacts to you, quoting sad, lonely passages from the creator's journal.

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#50182
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Caine's Arcade 2 is the follow up to the well known story of Caine and his cardboard games. The Global Cardboard Challenge put on by the Imagination Foundation invites you to participate in making your own games.

VIDEOCaine's Arcade 2 is the follow up to the well known story of Caine and his cardboard games. The Global Cardboard Challenge put on by the Imagination Foundation invites you to participate in making your own games.

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#50181
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Faster Horses, poster series illustrating 7 iconic innovations from the last 100 years from the Model T Ford to the Geodesic Dome to the original Macintosh, what most can envision and what great innovators can create.

Faster Horses, poster series illustrating 7 iconic innovations from the last 100 years from the Model T Ford to the Geodesic Dome to the original Macintosh, what most can envision and what great innovators can create.

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#50180
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Credenza is a minimalist design created by American-based designer Chuck Routhier. Hand built from 1″ Baltic birch plywood, finished in a satin varnish and a choice of reversible felt-covered sliding doors.

Credenza is a minimalist design created by American-based designer Chuck Routhier. Hand built from 1″ Baltic birch plywood, finished in a satin varnish and a choice of reversible felt-covered sliding doors.

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#50179
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Chimerical creatures, Victorian engravers and maps combine in Anachroquarianism by Kristjana S Williams, a stunning exhibition hosted in London's Shapero Rare Book shop!

FEATUREDChimerical creatures, Victorian engravers and maps combine in Anachroquarianism by Kristjana S Williams, a stunning exhibition hosted in London's Shapero Rare Book shop!

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#50178
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The Self-Folding Proteins, by SJET LLC, are single strands of material with sequences of fold angles. When they are thrown into the air randomly, they self-assemble into the 3D protein structure!

The Self-Folding Proteins, by SJET LLC, are single strands of material with sequences of fold angles. When they are thrown into the air randomly, they self-assemble into the 3D protein structure!

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#50177
problem!
Midttrafik, a Danish bus company, that just released this hilarious video that makes riding the bus look cool again. The commercial was produced by M2Film.

VIDEOMidttrafik, a Danish bus company, that just released this hilarious video that makes riding the bus look cool again. The commercial was produced by M2Film.

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#50176
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'Archizines' is an exhibition of the new generation of newspapers, magazines and fanzines of architecture, at the Special School of Architecture until 26 September 2012.

'Archizines' is an exhibition of the new generation of newspapers, magazines and fanzines of architecture, at the Special School of Architecture until 26 September 2012.

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#50175
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The works presented at this year’s Royal College of Art Degree Show by the students of the Vehicle Design MA programme.

The works presented at this year’s Royal College of Art Degree Show by the students of the Vehicle Design MA programme.

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#50174
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Scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory have developed a technique to levitate liquid. Using two small speakers, one above the other, they generate sound waves at frequencies of about 22 kilohertz causing the liquid to stay in place.

VIDEOScientists at the Argonne National Laboratory have developed a technique to levitate liquid. Using two small speakers, one above the other, they generate sound waves at frequencies of about 22 kilohertz causing the liquid to stay in place.

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#50173
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'Food is a spectacular material for designers' - An interview with French designer Elsa Lambinet and a gallery of her spectacular creations. Enjoy!

'Food is a spectacular material for designers' - An interview with French designer Elsa Lambinet and a gallery of her spectacular creations. Enjoy!

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#50172
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Bureau of Betterment and Fifty-Four Forty's Topography of America State Magnet series.

Bureau of Betterment and Fifty-Four Forty's Topography of America State Magnet series.

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#50171
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Classic 8bit video game characters inspired these abstract geometric screen prints. Digital-centric design contrasted by completely analog printing methods, and the films hand-cut out of rubylith. By Craig Winslow.

Classic 8bit video game characters inspired these abstract geometric screen prints. Digital-centric design contrasted by completely analog printing methods, and the films hand-cut out of rubylith. By Craig Winslow.

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#50170
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Interesting look at Gil Elvgren's transformation of the real pin up girls from photos of real women to iconic paintings.

Interesting look at Gil Elvgren's transformation of the real pin up girls from photos of real women to iconic paintings.

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#50169
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Swiss company Lamello has come up with a hidden furniture joinery system consisting of screws driven via rotating magnets.

Swiss company Lamello has come up with a hidden furniture joinery system consisting of screws driven via rotating magnets.

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#50168
problem!
The Orée Wireless Wooden Keyboard made from wood! Love the photos of it under construction.

The Orée Wireless Wooden Keyboard made from wood! Love the photos of it under construction.

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#50167
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Great anti-smoking campaign, Tobacco Body, an interactive site that shows the effects of smoking, turning beautiful young models into walking corpses. From the Cancer Society of Finland with agency 358.

Great anti-smoking campaign, Tobacco Body, an interactive site that shows the effects of smoking, turning beautiful young models into walking corpses. From the Cancer Society of Finland with agency 358.

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#50166
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'Rock me Baby' foosball table from Fabien Verschaere and Domeau & Pérès.

VIDEO'Rock me Baby' foosball table from Fabien Verschaere and Domeau & Pérès.

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#50165
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Taiwan Noodle House 2 by Golucci International Design in Beijing.

Taiwan Noodle House 2 by Golucci International Design in Beijing.

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#50164
problem!
This week’s roundup of fashion’s finest from Notcouture includes geometric bangles, skinny mirror ties, air tattoos and more.

FEATUREDThis week’s roundup of fashion’s finest from Notcouture includes geometric bangles, skinny mirror ties, air tattoos and more.

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#50163
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The Röhsska Chair by Claesson Koivisto Rune celebrates the centennial of the Swedish Design Museum and will debut at 100% Design in London.

The Röhsska Chair by Claesson Koivisto Rune celebrates the centennial of the Swedish Design Museum and will debut at 100% Design in London.

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#50162
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With Seafloor Explorer, you can explore the ocean floor and even help discover new species! More than 40 million photos from the HabCam group, an underwater habitat-mapping project at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

With Seafloor Explorer, you can explore the ocean floor and even help discover new species! More than 40 million photos from the HabCam group, an underwater habitat-mapping project at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

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#50161
problem!
Leave it to IKEA UK to kick off design week with a floating market... giving boat tours on the canal in london through the color sorted boat displays complete with actors and cocktails showing off the new 2013 collection!

FEATUREDLeave it to IKEA UK to kick off design week with a floating market... giving boat tours on the canal in london through the color sorted boat displays complete with actors and cocktails showing off the new 2013 collection!

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#50160
problem!
The designers duo Dan Yeffet and Lucie Koldova created the system of street furniture 'Urban Islands' for the publisher MMcité.

The designers duo Dan Yeffet and Lucie Koldova created the system of street furniture 'Urban Islands' for the publisher MMcité.

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#50159
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Mercedes Drive Thru at Selfridges ~ Bompas & Parr style for Avant Garde Diaries. From an A Class filled with cheese to unexpected cocktails and treats to roller girls with light up high heel skates and more!

FEATUREDMercedes Drive Thru at Selfridges ~ Bompas & Parr style for Avant Garde Diaries. From an A Class filled with cheese to unexpected cocktails and treats to roller girls with light up high heel skates and more!

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#50158
problem!
Boston Dynamics and DARPA show improvements made to the Legged Squad Support System. The robot is designed to carry supplies and cargo, autonomously following a soldier.

VIDEOBoston Dynamics and DARPA show improvements made to the Legged Squad Support System. The robot is designed to carry supplies and cargo, autonomously following a soldier.

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#50157
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Birds&Eggs designed by Hakan Gürsu for children above the age of 5, it is a universal toy that children from different cultural backgrounds learn and discover living animals while also designing their own birds.

Birds&Eggs designed by Hakan Gürsu for children above the age of 5, it is a universal toy that children from different cultural backgrounds learn and discover living animals while also designing their own birds.

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#50156
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Hot Wheels with driver Brent Fletcher broke another world-record for the Corkscrew Jump with 92 feet at the Hot Wheels Test Facility!

VIDEOHot Wheels with driver Brent Fletcher broke another world-record for the Corkscrew Jump with 92 feet at the Hot Wheels Test Facility!

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#50155
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Talented craftsman forms a glass horse extremely fast and with great skill.

VIDEOTalented craftsman forms a glass horse extremely fast and with great skill.

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#50154
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German street artist MTO recently stopped by France and completed two pieces entitled The legend of Fred Ille & Gwen Vilaine.

German street artist MTO recently stopped by France and completed two pieces entitled The legend of Fred Ille & Gwen Vilaine.

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#50153
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Sidewalk Tetherball - simply a tetherball attached to a  street sign.  Passers-by not only take notice but actually engage in this familiar game in an unfamiliar setting.

VIDEOSidewalk Tetherball - simply a tetherball attached to a street sign. Passers-by not only take notice but actually engage in this familiar game in an unfamiliar setting.

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#50152
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21 Balançoires (21 Swings) from Mouna Andraos & Melissa Mongiat forms a giant instrument made of 21 musical swings.

VIDEO21 Balançoires (21 Swings) from Mouna Andraos & Melissa Mongiat forms a giant instrument made of 21 musical swings.

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#50151
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The creators of the Patterned by Nature sculpture at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences have released the making of video showing their process of prototyping and installation.

VIDEOThe creators of the Patterned by Nature sculpture at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences have released the making of video showing their process of prototyping and installation.

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#50150
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 'Empire', an exhibition of new paintings by New York artist Martin Wittfooth opens this Saturday at the Corey Helford Gallery.

'Empire', an exhibition of new paintings by New York artist Martin Wittfooth opens this Saturday at the Corey Helford Gallery.

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#50149
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Franco Recchia uses recycled computer parts to create miniature city skylines.

Franco Recchia uses recycled computer parts to create miniature city skylines.

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#50148
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A gull's eye view of a San Francisco sunset. Apparently gulls are Go Pro thieves!

VIDEOA gull's eye view of a San Francisco sunset. Apparently gulls are Go Pro thieves!

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#50147
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Lovely illustrations from Maggie Li, I especially love her illustrated maps!

Lovely illustrations from Maggie Li, I especially love her illustrated maps!

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#50146
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Peugeot's Onyx concept car will debut at Paris motor show later this month. The car is made from carbon fiber, copper, and even paper wood. It is powered by a  680hp diesel hybrid engine.

Peugeot's Onyx concept car will debut at Paris motor show later this month. The car is made from carbon fiber, copper, and even paper wood. It is powered by a 680hp diesel hybrid engine.

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#50145
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W hotel San Diego Renovation by Mister Important Design

W hotel San Diego Renovation by Mister Important Design

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#50144
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Wooden popsicles by Italian designer Mauro Savoldi.

Wooden popsicles by Italian designer Mauro Savoldi.

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#50143
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Taxi Taxi Station by Hakan Gürsu is Golden A' Design Award Winner in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category, 2011 - 2012.

Taxi Taxi Station by Hakan Gürsu is Golden A' Design Award Winner in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category, 2011 - 2012.

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#50142
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Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Project its garden rooftop allowing for isolation from the intense pace of Tokyo

Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Project its garden rooftop allowing for isolation from the intense pace of Tokyo

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#50141
problem!
Water-repellent balls that make water boil without bubbling! Based on The Leidenfrost effect.

Water-repellent balls that make water boil without bubbling! Based on The Leidenfrost effect.

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#50140
problem!
The Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa in Torres del Paine, Chile.

The Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa in Torres del Paine, Chile.

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#50139
problem!
Oborain, a pretty prefab outdoor shower.

Oborain, a pretty prefab outdoor shower.

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#50138
problem!
Ian Burns manipulates light with magnifying glasses to create and bend words on the wall. The effect is simple, until you begin to take a look at how hes making it.

Ian Burns manipulates light with magnifying glasses to create and bend words on the wall. The effect is simple, until you begin to take a look at how hes making it.

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#50137
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Stranger & Stranger's wine packaging design is beautifully playful and makes you look twice. Their patented wine bottle sleeve is transforming the space you have to play with when designing!

FEATUREDStranger & Stranger's wine packaging design is beautifully playful and makes you look twice. Their patented wine bottle sleeve is transforming the space you have to play with when designing!

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#50136
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Luna is a day-bed concept by the french designer Stéphane Garreau.

Luna is a day-bed concept by the french designer Stéphane Garreau.

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#50135
problem!
Apple announces the iPhone5 which sports a 4in retina display with 1136x640 resolution, an 8mp camera with a new sensor, and the A6 chip making it much faster. It is also thinner and lighter than previous iPhones.

Apple announces the iPhone5 which sports a 4in retina display with 1136x640 resolution, an 8mp camera with a new sensor, and the A6 chip making it much faster. It is also thinner and lighter than previous iPhones.

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#50134
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Hexa Lamp by Design Libero is inspired by the geometry of bee wax-cells With the use of OLEDs. this lamp is consumes low energy.

Hexa Lamp by Design Libero is inspired by the geometry of bee wax-cells With the use of OLEDs. this lamp is consumes low energy.

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#50133
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See the incredible Paper Sculptures by Benja Harney at Sydney's Queen Victoria Building.

See the incredible Paper Sculptures by Benja Harney at Sydney's Queen Victoria Building.

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#50132
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Hiroshi Fuji's exhibition in Tokyo recycled more than 50,000 used and discarded toys collected over the past 13 years into artworks and an interactive space.

Hiroshi Fuji's exhibition in Tokyo recycled more than 50,000 used and discarded toys collected over the past 13 years into artworks and an interactive space.

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#50131
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Skatepath, a collaborative and artistic approach for visualizing covered distances by skating, from Moritz Resl and Paul Sommersguter.

Skatepath, a collaborative and artistic approach for visualizing covered distances by skating, from Moritz Resl and Paul Sommersguter.

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#50130
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Flétta, versatile and multifunctional maple wood and cork table. From workbench and tablenook to a large dining table! By Guðrún Theodóra Alfreðsdóttir.

Flétta, versatile and multifunctional maple wood and cork table. From workbench and tablenook to a large dining table! By Guðrún Theodóra Alfreðsdóttir.

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#50129
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The latest addition to the Dare Studio collection includes the Zephyr bedframe designed by Sean Dare.

The latest addition to the Dare Studio collection includes the Zephyr bedframe designed by Sean Dare.

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#50128
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Book table from german designers collective Rejon! Simply elegant piece of furniture made of mdf and beech.

Book table from german designers collective Rejon! Simply elegant piece of furniture made of mdf and beech.

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#50127
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The September 2012 edition of Maison & Objet, the luminaire manufacturer Kaer & Splann presented his collection "Blade" designed by Pierre Lota.

The September 2012 edition of Maison & Objet, the luminaire manufacturer Kaer & Splann presented his collection "Blade" designed by Pierre Lota.

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#50126
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New Limited Edition Needle Lamp by Vitamin. Visit their stand (F58) at Design Junction, The Sorting Office, New Oxford Street, London 19th-23rd September to see all the new releases

New Limited Edition Needle Lamp by Vitamin. Visit their stand (F58) at Design Junction, The Sorting Office, New Oxford Street, London 19th-23rd September to see all the new releases

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#50125
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Kevin Steen captures hand-drawn typography by Jon Contino.

VIDEOKevin Steen captures hand-drawn typography by Jon Contino.

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London-based design studio Build celebrates its 11th birthday this year with a new exhibition.

London-based design studio Build celebrates its 11th birthday this year with a new exhibition.

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Pollia condensata Berries with an iridescent structural blue color are superblue!

Pollia condensata Berries with an iridescent structural blue color are superblue!

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The Greater London Authority launches The Gifts of the Games, a poster campaign and website highlighting some of the benefits that 2012 has brought to London.

The Greater London Authority launches The Gifts of the Games, a poster campaign and website highlighting some of the benefits that 2012 has brought to London.

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Footing, a temporary interactive installation at the Denver Art Museum by Nathan Craven that allows visitors to walk on a series of ceramic pieces.

Footing, a temporary interactive installation at the Denver Art Museum by Nathan Craven that allows visitors to walk on a series of ceramic pieces.

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The anemone collection of lights by Olivia D'Aboville for hive.

The anemone collection of lights by Olivia D'Aboville for hive.

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The new Chalet Brickell has its own nightclub, theater (with beds for seats), and one of the coolest car parks you'll ever drive into!

The new Chalet Brickell has its own nightclub, theater (with beds for seats), and one of the coolest car parks you'll ever drive into!

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A shrimp that vomits bioluminescence into the surrounding water and other deep sea bioluminescent organisms in the northern Bahamas.

A shrimp that vomits bioluminescence into the surrounding water and other deep sea bioluminescent organisms in the northern Bahamas.

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Inspired by the children's story, Jack and the Beanstalk, Aussie Designer Adam Cornish has created the Monkey Pot, adding a bit of fairytale fun to balcony gardening.

Inspired by the children's story, Jack and the Beanstalk, Aussie Designer Adam Cornish has created the Monkey Pot, adding a bit of fairytale fun to balcony gardening.

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Nicholson Residence by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design in Melbourne, Australia.

Nicholson Residence by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design in Melbourne, Australia.

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A Stormy Morning cocktail, the eggs benedict burger and chocolate covered Oreos are all part of this week’s roundup from Tasteologie and Liqurious.

FEATUREDA Stormy Morning cocktail, the eggs benedict burger and chocolate covered Oreos are all part of this week’s roundup from Tasteologie and Liqurious.

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The recently completed the L'AND Vineyards Hotel, located in the heart of Alentejo, Portugal, by Marcio Kogan and Promontorio arquitectos.

The recently completed the L'AND Vineyards Hotel, located in the heart of Alentejo, Portugal, by Marcio Kogan and Promontorio arquitectos.

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Saatchi Gallery unveils an extraordinary Collection of Artist-designed Chessboards ~ here's the one from Barbara Kruger, see the collection in the slideshow.

Saatchi Gallery unveils an extraordinary Collection of Artist-designed Chessboards ~ here's the one from Barbara Kruger, see the collection in the slideshow.

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#50112
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Target unleashes 'Dog Balloon Lamp', baiting Jeff Koons.

Target unleashes 'Dog Balloon Lamp', baiting Jeff Koons.

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#50111
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Wire Stump furniture, tree stump inspired stools by Peter Jakubik.

Wire Stump furniture, tree stump inspired stools by Peter Jakubik.

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Mother New York has created a striking new billboard and print campaign to help promote cycling in the city.

Mother New York has created a striking new billboard and print campaign to help promote cycling in the city.

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Nendo's Bird-Apartment, a treehouse designed for the Ando Momofuku Center, a facility devoted to promoting and increasing access to nature activities. The treehouse holds one person and 78 birds!

Nendo's Bird-Apartment, a treehouse designed for the Ando Momofuku Center, a facility devoted to promoting and increasing access to nature activities. The treehouse holds one person and 78 birds!

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#50108
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Mindblowing. Johann Korndoerfer seriously rendered a giant(!) version of the Buddhabrot.

Mindblowing. Johann Korndoerfer seriously rendered a giant(!) version of the Buddhabrot.

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Designer Nishant Jethi created a whole alphabet of typographic bird houses 'Living with Typeface'.

Designer Nishant Jethi created a whole alphabet of typographic bird houses 'Living with Typeface'.

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#50106
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'A Stone A Mountain' for Jing Feng is more than  functional design. Rather a project exploring his culture and hometown, an isolated village surrounded by mountains.

'A Stone A Mountain' for Jing Feng is more than functional design. Rather a project exploring his culture and hometown, an isolated village surrounded by mountains.

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The xx promote their new album 'Coexist' using a beautiful interactive data visualization. It depicts the way the audio stream is being shared across the world.

The xx promote their new album 'Coexist' using a beautiful interactive data visualization. It depicts the way the audio stream is being shared across the world.

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Based on official information, this data visualization is shifting the geographical area of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and surrounding areas upon central Europe. Infographic by Moritz Resl.

Based on official information, this data visualization is shifting the geographical area of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and surrounding areas upon central Europe. Infographic by Moritz Resl.

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Mash Creative's really useful poster.

Mash Creative's really useful poster.

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#50102
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Zachary Copfer's Bacteriogoraphy, where bacteria cultivation meets photography

Zachary Copfer's Bacteriogoraphy, where bacteria cultivation meets photography

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Didier Faustino's 'Love me tender' chair in brushed steel from Super-ette.

Didier Faustino's 'Love me tender' chair in brushed steel from Super-ette.

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Shroom, an outdoor light fixture with a motion detection system. Dims to 10 % light strength, but when someone passes by, it smoothly brightens to full luminosity.

Shroom, an outdoor light fixture with a motion detection system. Dims to 10 % light strength, but when someone passes by, it smoothly brightens to full luminosity.

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Designer Souvenirs for Los Angeles! From Hollywood to Malibu, Topanga to Venice, Santa Monica to the 405... the Sisters of Los Angeles creates beautiful glasses with designs by Barbara Bestor!

FEATUREDDesigner Souvenirs for Los Angeles! From Hollywood to Malibu, Topanga to Venice, Santa Monica to the 405... the Sisters of Los Angeles creates beautiful glasses with designs by Barbara Bestor!

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Riley Cran's cute packaging for No-Li brewery.

Riley Cran's cute packaging for No-Li brewery.

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House HV by Kombinat turns a dreary chalet into a beautiful modern home.

House HV by Kombinat turns a dreary chalet into a beautiful modern home.

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#50096
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Bird Bingo illustrated by Christine Berrie featuring 64 species. Adorable cloth bag and more!

Bird Bingo illustrated by Christine Berrie featuring 64 species. Adorable cloth bag and more!

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#50095
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Double-handed tennis rackets, carrot sharpeners and tiny hedgehogs that fit in a teaspoon are all part of this week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org.

FEATUREDDouble-handed tennis rackets, carrot sharpeners and tiny hedgehogs that fit in a teaspoon are all part of this week’s roundup from NOTCOT.org.

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#50094
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Rabbits sure can jump. Great clips from the Danish Rabbit Hopping Championships as rabbits compete in high jump, long jump and impressive series of jumps!

VIDEORabbits sure can jump. Great clips from the Danish Rabbit Hopping Championships as rabbits compete in high jump, long jump and impressive series of jumps!

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#50093
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Lancaster shop opening by Ora-Ito

Lancaster shop opening by Ora-Ito

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°ES Lamp is a minimalist lighting fixture designed by °ES.  The lamp can be wall-mounted for direct /indirect light or used as a table lamp.

°ES Lamp is a minimalist lighting fixture designed by °ES. The lamp can be wall-mounted for direct /indirect light or used as a table lamp.

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Spare Table, made with a Rock Maple bowling alley slab and folded and welded mild steel, powder coated in matte ‘Yellow Gold’.

Spare Table, made with a Rock Maple bowling alley slab and folded and welded mild steel, powder coated in matte ‘Yellow Gold’.

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For its first participation at Maison & Objet, Mobile Concepts presents the collection of outdoor furniture: 'Villa Caterina' signed by the designer Marc Aurel.

For its first participation at Maison & Objet, Mobile Concepts presents the collection of outdoor furniture: 'Villa Caterina' signed by the designer Marc Aurel.

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Dead Media is an installation created by Skull-A-Day's Noah Scalin out of 497 videocassettes.

Dead Media is an installation created by Skull-A-Day's Noah Scalin out of 497 videocassettes.

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The new waxed cotton Krukke backpack from Trakke is based on vintage mountaineering equipment. Handmade in the UK to the highest standards.

The new waxed cotton Krukke backpack from Trakke is based on vintage mountaineering equipment. Handmade in the UK to the highest standards.

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Domenic Fiorello Studio Plant Pod made of White Oak

Domenic Fiorello Studio Plant Pod made of White Oak

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