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Webcomic of the Day: The Lesser Known Tragic Love Story

In remembering the 101st anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, webcomic artist Tom (Maneggs) illustrates the lesser known love story of two penguins in this parody of the 1997 epic romantic diaster film<i>Titanic</i>.

911 Call of the Day: There’s a Very Large Black Bird in the Backyard

Nice Structure of the Day: People’s Daily Headquarters in Beijing, China

This is the exterior view of the new headquarters building that is currently under construction for China’s state-run propaganda newspaper <i>People’s Daily</i>. /Giggles/

Fan Art of the Day: The Grumpy Cat Art Project

<b>Fan Art of the Day: The Grumpy Cat Art Project</b><p>The real-life worshipping of Tardar enters a new chapter with The Grumpy Cat Art Project, a multimedia exhibition and auction event in honor of the Internet celebrity cat put together by more than 30 artists-in-residence at the Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment center in Huntsville, Alabama. According to one of the event organizers Dustin Timbrook, the exhibition aims to show the world that “art can elevate even the sillest subject,” taking advantage …

A New Perspective of the Day: Historical Figures Dressed in Contemporary Fashion

Ever imagined what Shakespeare would look like if he were alive today? The British television channel <i>Yesterday</i>commissioned several illustrations of historical figures re-imagined as if they were still around for the biographical series Secret Life Of.Among those who were drawn include Queen Marie Antoinette as a high-class socialite (above, top), King Henry VIII as a suave suit-wearing gentleman (above, middle) and Shakespeare as a vest-wearing hipster (above, bottom).

Resentment of the Day: Abercrombie CEO Criticized for Being Ugly in Many Ways

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries is facing intense criticisms and mockeries after a news article criticizing his advocacy of anti-plus-size policy reached on the front page of Reddit last night. In an interviewwith Business Insider published last week, retail industry analyst Robin Lewis claimed that Jeffries was intentionally trying to exclude overweight customers from shopping at his store, saying “he doesn’t want larger people shopping in his store, he wants thin and beautiful people.” …

Celebrity Photoshop of the Day: Classic Paintings Recreated with Modern Celebrities

<b>Celebrity Photoshop of the Day: Classic Paintings Recreated with Modern Celebrities</b><p>Look at these winning submissions fromWorth 1000’s “Modern Renaissance” contest!<p>Contestant BrunoSousa took both first and second place for recreating Rogier van der Weyden’s “Portrait of a Lady” with the face of actress Angelina Jolie (shown above, top) and Jacques-Louis David’s “Portrait of Doctor Alphonse Leroy” with actor Hugh Laurie’s face (shown above, middle). Contestant Fichtenbrenner came in at third with …

Amazing Graffiti Writing Time-lapse of Sofles in Melbourne | Colossal

<p>Somewhere in Melbourne there is a giant decaying warehouse now covered in some two dozen pieces by graffiti writer Sofles. Filmed and edited by …

Fresh From The Dairy: Geometry Daily

Tilman is an interaction and graphic designer living and working in and near Nuremberg, Germany but you might know him better as GeometryDaily, the …

MOCOVOTE: On a roll Tape Dispenser by Dan Black and Martin Blum

21<p>MOCOVOTE: On a roll Tape Dispenser by Dan Black and Martin Blum<p>There are several new additions to <b>MOCOVOTE</b> including <b>this two pound, cast iron tape</b> …

Art of the Brick: Nathan Sawaya’s LEGO Solo Show in New York | Colossal

<p>If you happen to be in New York this weekend stop by Art of the Brick, the upcoming solo show by artist Nathan Sawaya at the Discovery Times Square …

Lean, Mean, Muscle Machine

At a glance, this wild bike concept looks more like a sculpture… maybe even something out of the Body Worlds Exhibit! Drawing from our very own …

renzo piano's micro-home 'diogene' installed on vitra campus the architect spoke about the career-long dream of designing a micro-home after 'diogene' was installed on a hilltop site at the vitra campus. http://www.designboom.com/architecture/renzo-pianos-micro-home-diogene-installed-on-vitra-campus/

The Stayhold: Simple Industrial Design to Secure Items in Your Car Trunk

Sometimes you don't realize your behavior is actually compensating for a design flaw. That is, until you see the solution. When borrowing a car and …

Building An App In 45 Minutes With Meteor

That would work, but I was afraid it would prove to be too much effort. <b>If I’ve learned one thing in my years as a designer, it’s that people are …

Renzo Piano’s Latest: An Off-The-Grid, One-Person Mobile Home

For over 50 years, the architect dreamed of building a one-room structure for minimal living. Now it exists, on Vitra’s campus in Germany.<p>Around the time that the Shard skyscraper was completed in London, in 2012, Renzo Piano told <i>The Guardian</i> that “one of the most important things is to have happy …

Max Hazan's 1996 Royal Enfield Bullet 500

With a background in building airplanes, boats and even custom furniture, Max Hazan has an endless list of references to pull inspiration and ideas from. Through this varied experience Hazan has found motorcycles to be his be all and end all in terms of artistic medium. Using a range of materials, …

“Jony Ive Redesigns Things” Is The Best Tumblr This Week

By now we know that iOS 7’s abstract icons and fantastical color palette were likely inspired–at least in part–by Apple’s marketing department. But it’s just more fun to put all the blame on Jony Ive.<p>At least that’s the perspective of Jony Ive Redesigns Things, the funniest new tumblr this week. …

Bizarre Still Lifes Of Food, Rigged Like Explosives

Catherine Losing creates “charged” foods that power their own destruction.<p>Photographer Catherine Losing likes to play with her food. Flipping through her online portfolio reveals an array of odd, culinary-themed set pieces that combine biodegradables ranging from fungi to meats with nonedible …

32 Amazing Pebble Garden Paths

Garden paths are important for garden décor, they help to create a mood. Stone paths are a great variant for a garden design close to nature, and …

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Typeface Memory Game

For everyone who wishes to enhance their skills at recognizing typefaces in a playful manner. A typeface memory game. With twenty-five pairs of cards, each presenting a different type family, this is a very stylish and interesting typographic concentration game. The kit includes a typographical glossary with the main terms used in typography as well as a text about the evolution of type design, locating in history each one of the fonts used in the game. <b>Get it here.</b>

The World’s Most Famous Logos, Organized By Visual Theme

Marks of Excellence, a freshly revised book from Phaidon, compiles today’s most identifiable logos according to their visual tropes.<p>A brand is more than a logo. But a company’s mark is its calling card, a shorthand for all that other stuff–the quality of the product, the level of service, the …

Hypnotic Wind-powered Kinetic Sculptures by Anthony Howe | Colossal

<p>Kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe lives and works in a rural area in Eastsound, Washington surrounded by little more than trees, wind, and other natural …

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Sponsor/ Weapons of Mass Creation Fest 2013

Over one-thousand creative minds are set to descend upon Cleveland for three days in August to see 20 speakers, 20 designers, and over 40 bands at …

200 Food Icons To Beef Up Your Designs [Freebie]

Today we are pleased to feature a set of 200 useful and beautiful foodie icons. This freebie was created by the team behind Freepik, and at the time …

Ai Weiwei Creates A Cloudburst Of Wooden Stools

Bang is the most clamorous of Ai Weiwei’s three installations at the 2013 Venice Biennale.<p>It seems like Ai Weiwei is everywhere. Recently, the artist dropped his first single (and video) from his upcoming heavy metal album, opened the second leg of his traveling retrospective show, <i>According to …