February 2010 Blog Posts (191)

Skeleton Key Bottle Opener



These vintage-inspired decorative iron keys are actually cleverly disguised bottle openers. Selection of 4 different classically designed openers.



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Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 28, 2010 at 11:54pm — No Comments

No One Cares About Your Farm



Even if you’ve managed to turn off the invites, there’s no ignoring Farmville addicts and their incessant rambling about “harvests” and “crops;” seriously, No One Cares About Your Farm. Now on a tshirt.



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Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 28, 2010 at 11:48pm — 1 Comment

Chocolate Postcards By Chocolate Factory


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Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 28, 2010 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Untooned Characters



Collection of “untooned” images that show us how our favourite cartoon and video game characters would look like in real life. Ive posted some of these before but thought i should include again with the rest.



Some creepy, some weird, some not quite accurate, but still cool!



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Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 28, 2010 at 11:40pm — No Comments

iMaxi - The Apple iPad Case with Protective Wings



This handmade iMaxi will keep your iPad clean and dry with protective wings! Haha! By Etsy seller Hiphandmaids.



"With its durable vinyl outer layer and plush, quilted-cotton sleeve, the iMaxi helps keep your iPad clean and dry. Plus, the iMaxi's Velcro-latched, advanced wing design wraps snugly around your device, so your iPad always stays where it should. Best of all, it shields it from all those unsightly and embarrassing data leaks… Continue

Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 28, 2010 at 11:33pm — No Comments

Olympic Pictograms



An informative and interesting video on Olympic pictograms by designer Steven Heller for the New York Times. Heller takes us on a short journey through the good, the bad and the ugly.



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Added by alice on February 28, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

To Try: Cookie Splash!

Maybe it's because it reminds me of when I used to dunk oreo cookies into milk but I can't wait to contribute to this Flickr group! Who else is the group's admin but Siebe, the man who made the cookie splash famous? He's even given us some tips on how to capture these… Continue

Added by alice on February 28, 2010 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Incredible Animal Photography by Stefano Unterthiner



With a PhD in Zoology, Stefano Unterthiner isn't just any ordinary animal photographer. In fact, his passion for telling an animal's story takes him around the globe. As a skilled photojournalist, he waits for precise moments, often times spending long periods in the field in complete solitude.



You've probably seen Stefano's photos but never have…

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Added by alice on February 28, 2010 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

All Occasions Card



Most situations really only require one of the following phrases: "thank you", "sorry" or "fuck you" Well now you won't even need to speak. All one need do is administer the appropriate hand letter-pressed card, and it's stated in style, way cooler than what your mouth could do. Thirty-three of each card in a foil stamped box that reads ALL OCCASIONS CARDS.



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Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 28, 2010 at 4:01am — No Comments

WC/CV Toilet Paper



"WC/CV's special roll looks just like regular toilet paper and the paper is good for writing. Each cv has 3 sheets with titles; Contact Information, Education, Employment History.



Fill in the blanks, and put that roll in the company's toilet that you want to work for! or find better places!"



Design by Burak Kaynak.…



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Added by Yasmine Zalek on February 28, 2010 at 3:59am — 1 Comment

Death Drive Photographs by Dean Rogers

Jayne Mansfield, June 29th, 1967.



Marc Boland, Helmut Newton, Grace Kelly, Jackson Pollock, Princess Diana, Eddie Cochran, James Dean and Albert Camus all died in a car crash. Photographer Dean Rogers shot these photo's on the anniversary of a death, and the exact time and location of the crash.



People tend to remember these things clearly. I've asked some of my friends and family about Princess Diana's death and most of them… Continue

Added by Inka Leoni on February 27, 2010 at 4:30pm — 8 Comments

Modern Design: Solar Powered Flower



Designed by Phillips, the Sustainable City Light is an intelligent outdoor lighting system inspired by flowers. The solar powered lights feature five photovoltaic petals that open during the day to collect the sun’s rays, before transforming them into energy.



When nightfall arrives, the petals close up while LED lights turn on to brighten city…

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Added by Eugene on February 27, 2010 at 4:00pm — 5 Comments

Modern Architecture: Tower Grows Its Own Skin

Conceptualized by California-based architecture firm Faulders Studio, GEOtube is a new kind of urban sculptural tower proposed for Dubai that uses salt water to grow its own skin.



The building sucks up water from the Persian Gulf (the source of the world's saltiest ocean water) through a 3 mile (4.62 km) underground pipeline, and then sprays it over a…

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Added by Eugene on February 27, 2010 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Juxtaposition - Jeff Soto (10 pieces)

Through striking visual imagery, Jeff Soto communicates profound visions and fears, nostalgia of his youth, and themes of love, lust, and hope. His inspiration comes from the colorful lifestyle of skateboarding and graffiti, hip-hop and popular culture, and childhood toys.



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Added by Eugene on February 27, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Adrian Holovaty



Okay... so I'm a huge fan of Youtube, as most people who know me are aware... I love to find people who put their own unique spin on things, and this guy is certainly is. His name is Adrian Holovaty, and he's a musician from Chicago. He seems to have a pretty loyal following on youtube, and for only having played guitar since 1997, his work speaks for itself in it's sheer amazingness. He did a Radiohead remix contest and was even mentioned in Rolling Stone magazine. His… Continue

Added by Rachel Anne on February 27, 2010 at 12:38am — 2 Comments

Lesser known work of the late Andrew Koenig

When I first heard that Andrew Koenig, better known as "Boner" from Growing Pains, went missing and was eventually found dead, the first thing that came to mind was a random independent Batman film from circa 2003 that I saw him in, where he played The Joker. The film is called Batman: Dead End, and is roughly 8 minutes long.… Continue

Added by Liam Kersting on February 26, 2010 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Emotional Winter Olympic Moments

What is it about the Olympics that keeps us glued to the screen, jumping/shouting/screaming at the tv like we've completely lost our minds? The easy answer is that we're in awe of these athletes - the ones who have trained tirelessly for years and, for some, a lifetime for their chance to show us, their country, the world and themselves that they are the best. But it's not just the physical strength or the technique we're in awe of, it's their mental focus. Because we all know that it's the… Continue

Added by alice on February 26, 2010 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

Creative Ad: Be Natural

This is a very clever commercial!



Robinson's are known for their Orange Barley Water drinks and their presence at Wimbledon as a refreshing drink for the Ball Boys/Girls, Umpires and even the Players.





This new commercial for their new Be Natural range is a fantastically clever piece of work. The idea behind it is to get people to provide birdhouses in their gardens in preperation for the arrival of birds… Continue

Added by James Lynch on February 26, 2010 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Inked



South African photographer Warwick Saint captures the raw, counter-culture sexuality of his models, while maintaining a refined sense of style that is equally classy. Even if you're not into tattoos, you have to admit - these photos are totally mesmerizing.



Born in 1972, Warwick left South Africa for London after getting his bachelors in Art and Philosophy. He now lives in Brooklyn and works…

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Added by Eugene on February 26, 2010 at 2:30pm — 7 Comments

IMAX Hubble3D

I can't wait to watch this IMAX movie! This is not Sci-Fi. This documentary is the real deal. It's a real story about real brave astronauts who go on a real mission and it also shows us real mind blowing images made for us to gawk at in utter amazement. All brought to you in full 3D glory.



Here's the synopsis, and release date info quoted from the amazing website devoted to this movie:



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Added by Inka Leoni on February 26, 2010 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

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