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Mymo's Reinvented Monograms

One year ago, NYC-based designer Patrick Durgin-Bruce debuted a clever and unique update to the idea of monograms. Developing his own font and proprietary software, Durgin-Bruce created Mymo—an entirely customizable amalgamation of letters that are 3D-printed in sterling silver and stainless steel. …

3D Printing Creates Tangible Memories for the Visually Impaired

Singapore-based 3D printing company Pirate3D aims to bring 3D printing technology into the mainstream by developing affordable machines that can be available to everyone. The company recently developed an innovative way to put this type of contemporary printing to good use.<p>Pirate3D collaborated …

Documentaries

Iranzo, Rittler and Kesting create cocoon-like "cloud" installation

The permeable fabric skin of this inhabitable installation by graduates from Germany's Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design allowed …

Street Portraits Document the Unique Style of a Fashionable Homeless Man

Ukrainian photographer Yurko Dyachyshyn's series <i>Slavik's Fashion</i> documents the daily sartorial choices of Slavik, a 55-year-old homeless man living in the city of Lviv. Although Slavik's wardrobe is made up of worn pieces pulled from city trash bins and homeless aid centers, his unique, …

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Sebastian Bergne's Fiction bookstand creates the illusion of floating books

Books stored on this metal stand by London designer Sebastian Bergne hide the supporting structure so they appear to prop each other up or hover in …

Nine of the best rain-inspired designs

Two unusual umbrellas were popular this week as the rainy season made itself felt across large swathes of the Northern Hemisphere, so we've collected …

Fingers Cleverly Joined into Animal Illustrations by Javier Pérez

Javier Pérez has a knack for creating delightfully whimsical illustrations via Instagram. In the past, we’ve admired his simple line drawings combined with everyday objects; we’re now happy to share works that incorporate this same kind of play. But, instead of using fruit or Scrabble tiles, Pérez …

Drawing