Christer Hansen

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Elegant Cold-Drip Coffee Maker Modeled After the Eiffel Tower

If you love both coffee and architecture, then Dutch Lab's <i>Eiffel 2000mL</i> cold-drip coffee maker has you in mind. The Seoul-based company mimics the structure and intricacies of Paris' famous romantic landmark. Its French-inspired beauty provides a way to hold the coffee-making mechanisms such as the …

Coffee

Playful DIY Paper Masks Minimize Environmental Impact

Looking for something different to wear on Halloween this year? Designer Steve Wintercroft has just the thing with these geometric mask templates that you can create with your very own paper. The artist's Etsy shop has all kinds of shapes including a Jack-o'-lantern, a skull, and the heads of a …

Illuminated Swinging Pendulum Creates Beautifully Abstract Light Formations

When he was just 17, New Hampshire-based photographer Paul Wainwright took a high school physics class and he was inspired by some of the photographs, by Berenice Abbott, found on the cover as well as inside the book. Since then and throughout his careers, he has worked to develop a creative …

Remote Controls

The Sofista Is Probably The Only Piece of Furniture You Need

Decorating your pad can get expensive! Especially if you want to impress dates, friends and family. For those who still want to have a cool place to …

This building in Dresden, Germany produces music when it rains! http://t.co/96PMcLbOjO

Custom Letterings and Logos by IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.

A collection of customized letterings and logos created by IndustriaHED™ Branding Co.<p>IndustriaHED™ Branding Co. is a Porto Alegre, Brazil based …

The La Marzocco Mistral Espresso Machine Is A Coffee-Powered Spaceship

Give this to the Italians; they don’t do half-measures. If they redesign an espresso machine, by God they’re not just going to slap a sticker on it …

Foolproof Sangria Recipe with Lillet Rouge

No matter which bar or restaurant you find yourself at around the world, chances are you could spy a bottle of Lillet on the bar shelves. Such has been the case since the brand's inception in 1872. Lillet is a traditional French aperitif from Bordeaux—composed of 85% wine and 15% citrus …

Rosé

Wallpaper of the Week - San Francisco Skyline

The wallpaper of this week is an illustration of the San Francisco skyline I created in illustrator a couple of weeks ago to practice a little bit. …

Thom/Krom – Fashion Label Branding by Karl Anders

A new nightlife inspired fashion label brand identity for Thom/Krom.<p>Karl Anders, a Hamburg, Germany based design office was approached by Thom/Krom …

Graphic Design

Tackle Any Problem With These 3 Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p>In previous posts, I shared questions that can help overcome fear of failure and others aimed at identifying your creative or …

Architizer

I bought a Leica M, and… ?

Often people want to know why i choose the Leica M System. It´s a question easy and difficult at the same time. Easy because it´s a choice who came …

Famous Nappers: 8 Men Who Napped | The Art of Manliness

A few weeks ago, we covered the myriad of amazing benefits provided by the too-oft maligned nap. If you’re still not convinced of the benefits of …

7 Perfectly-Scored Wes Anderson Scenes

Love’s “Alone Again Or” From ‘Bottle Rocket’<p>"Around the time that Wes was finishing the <i>Bottle Rocket</i> short in 1992, we shared a mutual friend who …

The Strange and Wonderful Movie Posters from Ghana: The Matrix, Alien & More

A cottage industry quickly sprang up in the early 80s when the first videocassettes made their way to the West African nation of Ghana. Armed with a …

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

The Best Way To Make Ravioli

Craft the freshest pasta possible—and even have some fun doing it<p>As part of an ill-fated date night last year, I had suggested to my girlfriend Meghan that we make pumpkin ravioli. How cute, right? The night was hell.<p>First, we made dough on the dining room table, where pieces of the stuff still …

Recipes

How to Make Better Stew, in 3 Easy Steps

These are three crucial steps to the perfect pot of stew<p>1) Sear It<p>Getting a good sear on the meat is the first (and, we’d say, most important) moment. The browned surface of the meat and those crusty bits on the bottom of the pot deliver concentrated flavor and rich color. Don’t crowd the pot …

Why the universe may be nothing more than math

If you're not already a physicist, you need to mentally prepare yourself for MIT professor Max Tegmark's explanation of how our entire universe isn't just described by math, but <i>is</i> math. <i>Scientific American</i> published an excerpt from Tegmark's new book, <i>Our Mathematical Universe</i>, which explains that …

Do Not Open – A lettering project by Erik Marinovich - The Fox Is Black

When I visited San Francisco last summer Kyle and I were able a good chunk of the day with Erik Marinovich, one of the best dudes/letterers I know. …

Polaroid Socialmatic Camera Features Retro Style With New School Technology

As if there aren’t enough ways to show your world on social media, Polaroid has released one more social media-centric device on the market with …

Foldio: A Product Photograph Studio In Your Pocket

Taking clear, sharp photos of tiny objects can be an exercise in frustration, especially if all you have is a cameraphone. Foldio, though, manages to …

An Installation Made from 8,080 Colored Pencils

In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the University of Minnesota School of Architecture, Variable Projects designed an installation, …

Save The Earth At Home, With This DIY Recycling Workshop

Just 10% of our plastics actually get recycled. So one designer took matters into his own hands and created an at-home, DIY plastic recycling workshop.<p>Though 100% of plastics are recyclable, just 10% of our plastics ever actually get recycled. Most of this waste winds up clogging landfills. For his …

Entire Alphabet Found on the Wing Patterns of Butterflies

Norwegian nature photographer Kjell Bloch Sandved has devoted his photographic career to capturing the beauty of the world we live in and along the way, amassed a collection of butterfly and moth images with interesting patterns on their wings. Sanved's keen eye took notice of the spectacular …

Nature Photography

Thought-Provoking Satirical Illustrations by Pawel Kuczynski

Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski creates thought-provoking illustrations that comment on social, economic, and political issues through satire. The illustrator's portfolio ranges from criticizing military practices and the incentives behind war, to themes of mortality and reinterpreting the uses of …

Satire

*interastar – Brand Identity by Necon

Modern Brand Design.<p>Interastar is a new Mexico based IT company. The brand specializes in consulting, software development and implementation. …

Graphic Design