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12 Hotshot Designers Reimagine The Iconic Coke Bottle

This year marks a significant milestone for Coca-Cola as its signature hourglass-shaped bottle celebrates 100 years. While the pioneering pop brand has experimented with packaging throughout the decades, there’s no denying the universal recognition that shapely silhouette carries.<p>To mark the …

Repurposed Wood Doors and Furniture Transformed into Geometric Faces on the Streets of Belgium | Colossal

<p>Over the last year, Belgian painter and sculpturor Stefaan De Croock aka Strook (previously) began working with repurposed wood panels, doors, and …

Hungarian Paper Money Design

Hungarian designer Bernát Barbara came up with these banknote series for her MA degree project. Hungarian euro banknote series. The common side of …

Graphic Design

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20 Photos That Examine The Diets Of Soldiers Around The World

Few things are more important to soldiers than their food. Enter K-Rations, a new exhibition by Italian industrial designer Giulio Iacchetti that examines the packaging and contents of field rations served up by 20 different armies around the world, exposing both their similarities and their …

Hand Lettering by Joao Neves

Joao Neves is an illustrator from Lisbon, Portugal. He specializes in hand made lettering. Check out his style of lettering and some of his best …

The Best And Worst Branding Of 2014

Plus: The year’s top essays and stories on branding<p>Great branding is more than a logo. It’s more than a list of acceptable fonts, too, or even some 100-page PDF containing everything from measurements on proper margins to deep verb-subject-adjective explorations on writing the proper “voice.” Great …

A Mobile Kitchen Designed To Help Kids Learn To Like Their Vegetables

A lot of energy goes into school gardens these days. But what about the other half of the healthy eating equation?<p>Kids who hate spinach or kale are proven to eat more of it after they’ve used it in a cooking class, and hands-on classes can also help fight childhood obesity and diabetes. But it’s …

Mixed Media Artworks by Justin Plakas

Justin Plakas’ mixed media artworks and photo manipulations.<p>Below you can see a selection of mixed media artworks from the series “A Better Tomorrow” …

Starry Oregon Skies Sparkle in Breathtaking Milky Way Photo Series

Ben Coffman spends his nights capturing the starry skies of Oregon, and the results are astonishing. The Portland-based photographer frequents Crater Lake and other iconic Oregon vistas during odd hours to achieve awe-inspiring, long-exposure shots showcasing the Milky Way.<p>The effortless natural …

Constantin Rocker

The charming <i>Constantin</i> rocker is a new take on the classic rocking horse. It comes flat-packed and is made of birch plywood and 100% pure new wool. …

Articles about 9 young designers know now on Dwell.com - Dwell

An exhibition heralds a new wave of Dutch designers plying technology and craft.<p>Get to know Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm, Jakob Jørgensen, Line Depping, and Pernille Snedker Hansen—four rising Danish design...<p>From muralists and ceramicists, to fiber artists and furniture makers, these 12 creatives …

How A Comic Book Writer Helped Ghostface Killah Create His New Album

Most great hip-hop collaborations involve an MC and a producer. For 36 Seasons, Pretty Toney turned elsewhere.<p>Last year, comic artist Matthew Rosenberg, a lifelong Wu-Tang Clan fan, sent off pitches to several rappers with ideas for album stories. When he got the call that rapper Ghostface Killah …

"Collector's Edition" Artist Cover Bomb Series

Published in September, British design studio director and graphic designer Stuart Tolley’s book “Collector’s Edition” showcases some of the most mind-blowing and unusual limited edition graphic design and packaging ever made for books, music and magazines—including The Flaming Lips’ gummy candy …

26 Modern Calendars for 2015

The CMYK Color Swatch Calendar 2015, by Peter von Freyhold, comes with 371 daily strips (already perforated), each with their exact CMYK values. As …

The Biased Way Leaders Delegate Power

A new study documents yet another hidden barrier to workplace equality.<p>You’ve probably heard the statistics on how under-represented women and minority leaders are in American business, but they bear repeating so get ready to hear them again. Women make up nearly half the U.S. labor force but …

XOO Belt Functions As Emergency Charger to Re-charge Your Gadgets

<b>XOO Belt</b> acts not only as fashion accessories but also a charger to re-charge your gadgets anytime, anywhere, conveniently. This fashion item has …

Gear & Gadgets

Modular Upgradeable Mobility: The PuzzlePhone

Consumers are increasingly raising the bar of expectations when it comes to every new iteration of mobile devices: more responsive digital innards, …

Unstuck Tip Cards

In 2011, Cool Hunting covered the launch of Unstuck, a groundbreaking iPad app that strategically leads users through times of creative blockage and decision-making struggles. Using a simple step-by-step diagnostic survey, Unstuck figures out exactly what the dilemma is at hand and then creates a …

Illustrated Movie Posters by Tracie Ching

I find really great when an artist does super nice pieces based on movies. Sometimes we get to see alternative movie posters that, if not equally …

A Case Study for Design/Relief: Creating a Community HUB in Red Hook

How can graphic design positively transform communities and the practice of design? The New York chapter of AIGA launched Design/Relief, a …

Stunningly Serene Land Art by Sally J. Smith

Since the late 1960s, the land art movement has produced incredible art within nature, art which is composed primarily by the natural elements at hand. Rocks, leaves, and water are the medium and terrain becomes the canvas. These works are intentionally impermanent, they're often left to change and …

Animated DIY Card Cleverly Mimics Computer Loading Screen

Instructables contributor goldlego, also known as Calvin Nutter, produced a clever greeting card that mimics the aesthetics of an old computer loading screen. Better yet, it's animated, and as you pull the card from the envelope, the bars appear to “load.” Nutter created a detailed, step-by-step …

Yoga Joes: Plastic Green Soldiers Practicing Yoga | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen plenty of modern takes on classic green army guys as of late, from skateboarders and surfers over at Toy Boarders, to an array of plastic …

Dreamlike Images of Solitary Figures Posing Against Dramatic Landscapes

For Kasia Derwinska, her photography is her way of expressing her innermost thoughts of the world. Through her work she communicates her own …

Eyemazing: Macro Photos of Animals’ Eyes

<i>Kramer’s parrot</i><p>Under a macro lens, the eye takes on new dimensions of intricate detail reminiscent of surreal landscapes and otherworldly surfaces. …

Striking Photos Showcase the Elegant Beauty of Big Cats

Using only a simple, dark background, Vincent J. Musi captures the elegance of lions, leopards, tigers, and more. The South Carolina-based photographer works for National Geographic and shot these breathtaking images as part of a series titled <i>Big Cats</i>. His photos showcase incredible, up-close …

Stylish Ducks Waddle Down the Catwalk in Annual Fashion Show

Forget about New York Fashion Week or the Paris runway. In Sydney, Australia, well-dressed ducks steal the scene at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. It's here that the waterfowl are outfitted in elegant pink, green and yellow gowns, and even have tiny matching hats, too! They waddle down the catwalk …