Brendan Clarke

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POCKET Organizer

<i>Pocket</i> is a versatile and decorative wall organizer in a shape of a bulging shirt pocket. Made of polypropylene, it’s flexible and suitable for the …

The Drift Light LED Recreates a Sunset For Better Sleep

Since the advent of the age of electricity we’ve thought of light as something just always there, an illuminating companion at our beckon call once …

Kintsugi, Centuries Old Japanese Method of Repairing Pottery with Gold

Eye-Catching Books Covers by Books We Made - The Fox Is Black

Munich based duo Stephanie and Tom Ising design book covers for a living and I must say that they do a rather excellent job at it. Working under the …

Massimo Vignelli Is Gravely Ill, Requesting Letters

Influential design great Massimo Vignelli is gravely ill. His family reports that he has left the hospital and will be spending his last days at his home in New York City. His son, Luca, has extended a touching request: that all those for whom Vignelli was either an influence or an inspiration …

Famous Quotes Illustrated on Chalkboards by an Anonymous Student Duo | Colossal

<p>Two anonymous art students, who go by the moniker dangerdust, have been creating gorgeous hand-lettered and illustrated chalkboards featuring …

SPARROW LED Task Light

Like a bird on a wire, the <i>Sparro</i>w light almost floats in the air. Its conductive supporting structure is reduced to a minimum. The head features an …

Measuring Spoon

This innovative measuring spoon is part of the <b>FD Style collection</b> of kitchen tools designed by <b>Hagino Mitsunobu</b>. It’s made of stainless steel coated …

Tumblr’s New App Has 3.3 Billion Unique Designs

The mobile app has enough ways for every Internet-connected person on earth to design a Tumblr.<p>Sure, you can change your poster image and your avatar as much as you’d like. But whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, or virtually any other social-media site, your identity and feed can only fit into <i>one</i> …

Social Media

Facebook Really Is Building The Metaverse

Facebook paid $2 billion for a virtual-reality headset maker. Now we learn why: The social network wants to build the first billion-person game.<p>A few months ago, jaws dropped as Facebook shelled out $2 billion to purchase Oculus VR, a virtual-reality headset company started on Kickstarter. Nobody …

Virtual Reality

Wearhaus Arc

Though some still hold on to the days of gathering around a record player and listening to tunes, the act of consuming music is becoming less social by the day. In the face of this stands high quality Bluetooth systems and socially minded providers however, from Sonos to Spotify and now; the …

Smart Highway: A Glow-in-the-Dark Road in The Netherlands

Last August, Design Milk ventured to Copenhagen to check out the finalists in the INDEX: Award 2013 pool of truly innovative designs which all …

Design

Minimalist Graphic Design by Multi-Disciplinary Studio Artiva

Minimalist Graphic Design by Artiva.<p>Did you hear about Artiva Design? It’s an Italian multi-disciplinary studio dedicated to graphic design, …

Architizer

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Lytro Illum: The Storyteller’s Digital Camera

Back in 2011 Lytro caught the photography world by surprise by introducing a camera unlike any other, a rectangular monocular with the capability of …

Optical Illusion 2D Lamp Looks Incredibly 3D

Studio Cheha in Tel Aviv, Israel is behind this innovative LED lamp that tricks your mind into thinking it's looking at a 3D object. BULBING is a 2D lamp created using 3D wire-frame images. By transferring those images onto 2D materials, through a laser machining process, your eyes become fooled. …

Tiny Objects Perfectly Paired with Matching Pantone Swatch

One morning when designer Inka Mathew was looking at the flowers in her front yard, she began to wonder what Pantone swatch would correspond with her vibrant blue buds. She eventually found a perfect match and photographed the flower with PMS 2726. The post became a big hit on Instagram and thus a …

Architizer

Microsoft Is Bringing the Start Menu Back to Windows

Windows 8.1 is getting some upgrades really soon, but Microsoft also announced a future upgrade to Windows 8 that everyone's been asking for: the …

Spotify Launches a New Design on Desktop and Mobile

Spotify launched its biggest ever revamp that spans browsers, desktops and smart devices. Here's what it looks like.<p>It's been six months in …

Artist Uses Type For Paint In Gorgeous Travel Posters

At least since the invention of the typewriter, people have been using type to create art. In 1893, the first typographic pictures of Christopher Columbus, the Santa Maria, and a butterfly were laboriously pecked out, letter by letter, on an old Underwood. In the 1920s, Bauhaus artist H.N. Werkman …

Typography

2,700 Feet of Fabric Layered Into Colorful Chair Design

This <i>Layers Cloud</i> chair is an inventive design created with modern flair and innovative style. Using precision and immense detail, Dutch designer Richard Hutten developed the seat with patterns of fabric layered together into arrangements that create texture similar to layers of rock.<p>The unique …

Street Eraser: Giant Stickers Appear to Erase the Streets of London with Photoshop | Colossal

<p>For their Street Eraser project artists Tayfun Sarier and Guus ter Beek (who both work at Wieden+Kennedy) created giant adhesive stickers that look …

Kaleidograph

I just got my hands on <b>Kaleidograph</b> design toys, and I loved them. The possibilities of arranging these sets of die-cut paper cards into beautiful …

Sound1 Bluetooth Speakers | By Elevenplus

The Sound1 Speakers are the most visually pleasing speakers we have seen in a while. Designed by Korean studio 11+, the beautiful Bluetooth-enabled …

Gear & Gadgets

Elevated Minimalist House Designed for a Photographer

Welsh architectural practice Hyde + Hyde Architects transformed an unused quarry into a residential area where they built a unique home for a photographer on the edge of Brecon National Park in Pontypridd, Wales. To avoid touching the walls of the quarry, Hyde + Hyde came up with the innovative …

Architecture

Wooden Skate Decks Beautifully Designed by Laser Engraving

Customized skate decks are nothing new, but you've probably never seen them look like this before. Brooklyn-based design studio Magnetic Kitchen used their talents and laser cutter to permanently transfer artwork onto premium maple wood boards. The process creates a unique embossed effect by …