Niek Blom

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Bob Schiller aims to revive Dutch bicycle manufacturing industry with Epo

<b>Dutch Design Week 2014:</b> the frame of this bicycle by Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Bob Schiller is made using automated processes borrowed from …

A High-End, Handmade Liquor Cabinet by Ian Rouse

Whether for a residential or commercial setting, the Linnk Kabinet could work for both. The high-end, handmade liquor cabinet, designed by New …

PLAAT: A Bag Made of Laser Cut Wood

Working on a collaboration called PLAAT, designers Quinten Peuling & Wisse Trooster, of qoowl (remember the wooden sunglasses?), and menswear …

Banksy Steals From Picasso - The Fox Is Black

I came across this old piece by Banksy the other day and it reminded me of how funny the guy is. If you haven’t visited his site lately you should …

Ideas Taking Shape: Geometric Inspiration

“I think the universe is pure geometry – basically, a beautiful shape twisting around and dancing over space-time.” – Antony Garrett Lisi, …

Insane $2 Million Naturalistic Feature-Packed Swimming Pool

Animal Planet calls Anthony Archer-Willis "the best in the world for what he does—designing and delivering the ultimate swimming experience." That's …

Sponsored – Craftsy’s Free Guide To Learning How to Draw With Perspective - The Fox Is Black

Are you struggling to draw rooms, buildings and landscapes in accurate perspective? Discover essential techniques to transform your work from flat to …

DIY Glowing Inlaid Resin Shelves by Mat Brown | Colossal

<p>A few days ago, UK industrial designer and jeweler Mat Brown shared with the Reddit community his ingenious idea for a set of resin inlaid chestnut …

The Right Spot(Light)

Woodspot is hitting us in the right spot! It’s the latest lamp design from Alessandro Zambelli and it’s mmm mmm good! Handcrafted from solid pine, …

kinder GROUND Lets You Be A Rug Designer

kinder GROUND is a fun and spunky modular carpet system that turns anyone and everyone into designers. While they’re specifically designed for …

Unbelievable Illustrations by Stavros Damos

I really enjoy seeing illustrations that take advantage of that rough, sketchy look. Stavros Damos, a Greek artists comes up with unbelievable art, …

1 Hour of Sunlight Gives This Solar-Powered Watch 3 Months of Battery Life

Q&Q SmileSolar watches allow you to harness the power of the sun on your wrist while looking good at the same time. These bright and fashionable accessories are solar-powered and now available to the worldwide market with a price tag that won't make you cringe. For only $40, you can own one of …

Amazing Metallic Sculpture Appears to Endlessly Melt

<i>Melter 3-D</i> appears to be a continuously moving sphere of liquid metal but, in fact, this amazing sculpture is actually an optical illusion developed by digital artist Takeshi Murata. Recently revealed at Frieze New York 2014, the small chrome sphere sits alone in the corner of a dark room, …

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Hairy Shoes, Thorned Pencils and Bubble Gum Guns: Seyo Cizmic's (Slightly Uncomfortable) Ceramic Oddities

Growing up, my parents raised me on the disposition that it's good to be uncomfortable once in a while. "It puts hair on your chest," my dad would …

Designer Alexandra Khitrova Discovers a New Career through Her Stunning Fantasy Concept Art | Colossal

<p>Early last year motion graphics artist and Alexandra Khitrova decided to utilize some of the digital tools she had acquired in her profession to …