Featured Blog Posts – March 2009 Archive (317)

Tea-Off! The Tea Kettle Competition Winners

Before you start busting out your wallet, let me begin by saying that this baby is only a concept (for now). The winner of Tea Off! - The Tea Kettle Competition sponsored by World Kitchen is this beautiful creation called One from Vessel Ideation. The all in one vessel is designed… Continue

Added by alice on March 31, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

God's Muse: Gisele Bundchen Vanity Fair May 2009 (7 Photos)

Gorgeous 28 year old supermodel Gisele Bundchen graces Vanity Fair's (VF) May 2009 cover. The long legged beauty recently got hitched to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in a private twilight ceremony at a Catholic church in Santa Monica. With an estimated worth of over $150 million, Gisele sets her eyes on a new chapter in her life...one of wife and perhaps,… Continue

Added by alice on March 31, 2009 at 4:04pm — 2 Comments

Iran: A Nation of Bloggers

A really interesting film presented by Vancouver Film School portraying the power of blogging in Iran.

via… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 31, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Fighting the Battle of the Bulge?

"Down for the Carb Count"--Carbs vs. Proteins, the battle rages on. These hillarious bathroom scales are perfect for the carb conscious, scale fearing, fighter of the bulge. Artist Wendy Gold, creator of Art de Toilette, specializes in one-of-a-kind handmade bathroom art.

"The Moment of Truth"--Have you been an angel or a… Continue

Added by Annie on March 31, 2009 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Modern Architecture - Rak Jebel Al Jais Mountain Resort: UAE (6 pics)

The natural landscape surrounding the proposed Rak Jebel Al Jais Mountain Resort is pretty outrageous. The new tourist village, set to be built in the the Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah in the UAE, is set on the top and over the sides of a mountain range.

Designed by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, the future resort will include hotels, residences,… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 31, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

The Dentist's Business Card

This dentist business card design is so sweet it almost gives me a toothache. (Sorry, bad joke.) No really...it's sweeeet. I need to brush my teeth now. (Ok..no more jokes today.)

Designed by Michael Haene and Remo… Continue

Added by alice on March 31, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

All-in-One Card Stamp For Every Occassion

Brilliant card stamp makes trips to Hallmark obsolete!

Why buy many cards for different occasions if you can have an "One Card for All Occasions Stamp"? It saves time, money and headache.

My sarcastic/naughty side likes the… Continue

Added by alice on March 31, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Baby Bird Lights Up My Life - Perch

Love this simple bird pendant light from Perch! Hand-made, white glazed ceramic pendant light depicts a bird in flight. Light comes out of the bottom, wings, and back. Lovely!

Early Bird Pendant Light

$180 @… Continue

Added by alice on March 31, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Shocking Ceramics - Barnaby Barford (8 Pieces)

One thing's for sure...this isn't your mom's Lladros. Barnaby Barford is an artist who works with ceramics to create modern stories that leave the viewer slightly disturbed. He enjoys taking figurines and turning them into sinister, sardonic but invariably humorous sculptures. His stories… Continue

Added by alice on March 31, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Sky: F1 Monsters - The Fight Begins

SKY Italia’s coverage of the Formula 1 Grand Prix is presented as the ultimate battle between monsters in this print advertisement designed by ad agency, 1861 United.


Advertising Agency: 1861 United, Milan, Italy

Executive Creative Directors: Pino Rozzi, Roberto Battaglia

Creative Directors: Federico Ghiso, Giorgio… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 31, 2009 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Heavy Metal Urban Art: Matthew Small (14 pieces)

Matthew Small’s work has strong urban roots. By painting directly onto found pieces of metal, he brings physical elements of the city directly into his work. The subjects of his portraits are also found anonymously on the streets of London. Executed with astonishingly textured brushstrokes, Matt's pieces feel both abstract and incredibly real and… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Blossom Buddies - Elsa Mora (10 Photos)

Elsa Mora was inspired to create these funny flower creations after she found a need to "to stop and become like a child" to "rediscover the world" again as an adult. As we grow older it's easy to forget the sense of wonder we had we when were a child, when nature was asking us to come outside and play. Here's to never forgetting that creativity lives inside all of… Continue

Added by alice on March 30, 2009 at 5:19pm — 3 Comments

Smyth Tribeca Opens in New York

Another luxury hotel just opened in New York, this one called Smyth Tribeca from Thompson Hotels. The 100 guestroom newly constructed building is just minutes from both SOHO and Wall Street on West Broadway and Chambers Street. The rooms promise Kieh's products and pantries stocked with Dean & Deluca snacks. The rooms have walnut paneling, chrome-accented… Continue

Added by alice on March 30, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Banksy Donates New Piece For Charity

One of our favorite street artists, Banksy recently created this new piece to auction off at a charity event for The NNLS (New North London Synagogue). In the auction, celebrities literally donated their underwear to raise money for the charity. In a remix of one of his former works, “Very Little Helps” (seen below), he replaced the Tesco shopping bag, with a pair of… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Pic of the Day - Inverted WWII Fighter Aircraft

Pilot Chuck Gardner, of Orlando, Fla., flew a P-51c WWII fighter aircraft named “Betty Jane” through an inverted roll, near Tyler, Texas, Sunday. The plane and with other WWII-era aircraft, part of the Collings Foundation collection, are touring the country offering rides, and will be in Denton, Arlington, and Dallas, Texas over the next week.(Scott M.… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Salt and Pepper Shakers For Heavy Smokers

If you've ever been a smoker in your lifetime, you may find this design by Myan Duong amusing...

Myan Duong's behance portfolio

via… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Hopside Down Beer Glass

No, you're not looking through beer goggles - these beer glasses give off the optical illusion that you're drinking your beer upside down! The Hopside Down Beer Glass is hand-blown, precisely crafted, and with it's double walled design, your warm hands won't take the chill off your beer! Designed by Perpetual Kids, you can get one of… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

One-Stop Shop (Cielito Lindo on Olvera St.)

Taquitos are often overlooked for tacos and burritos but, when done right, are just as if not tastier than either of the abovementioned. Cielito Lindo makes my personal favorites because there's something about the avocado sauce that really rounds out the flavors.

It's cheap too, so if you have nothing better to do on a Saturday afternoon, go on over and pick yourself up…


Added by Esteban on March 30, 2009 at 11:14am — 2 Comments

Ping-Pong Dining Table By Hunn Wai

Check out this sweet ping-pong table that doubles as a dining table. Designed by Hunn Wai for Mein Gallery Shanghai, PING-PONG Dining table harks back to the origins of table-tennis with its duality of both being a table fit for dining and playing on. What started off as impromptu after-dinner amusement mimicking tennis in an indoor environment for upper-class Victorians became an international phenomenon with rules and standards.

"This is… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Adorable Baby Animals

There aren't many things in this world cuter than these baby animals. Even the biggest and most dangerous animals look adorable in their early stages of life.

Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 12:00am — 4 Comments

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