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Aelfie x Studio Proba Rug Collaboration

Brooklyn-based Aelfie Oudghiri and Alex Proba have more in common than just being incredible designers – they both went to medical school in Europe …

Design

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

Comment on Abstract Paintings by Artist Jeff Erickson by Marina Smith

I am a collector of abstract art, it is a technique that moves emotions, and basically the artists are based on the feelings they want to express, I …

Beam is an Android-powered projector that fits into a light socket

We’ve certainly seen some awesome projectors in the tech world lately, but none quite like this. The Beam smart projector is powered by your Android device, and has a ton of functionality like waking you up in the morning with the latest news, showing you your social updates when you come home, and …

Gear & Gadgets

Peak Design's Modular Camera Straps

As any photographer that's been around the block before will attest, few things are as irritating as equipment getting in the way of a shot, whether it's restrictive straps or just poorly designed attachment points that take too much time to adjust. San Francisco's Peak Design aims to tackle the …

Extraordinary Scenes Hand-Cut from Rice Paper by Bovey Lee | Colossal

<p>Using large thin sheets of Chinese rice paper, artist Bovey Lee (previously) meticulously cuts intricate scenes of plants, roads, people, and …

ListenUp

Sonzeira: Aquarela do Brasil (Mark E Remix)<p>Recognized by the BBC as the "Best Singer of the Millennium," legendary Brazilian chanteuse Elza Soares is an essential contributor to Gilles Peterson's new concept album <i>Brasil Bam Bam Bam</i>. Peterson tapped some of the country's leading artists to represent …

The New ‘Inspiration Pad’ Turns the Conventional Blue-Lined Notebook Upside Down | Colossal

<p>Brussels-based design and advertising firm TM led by Marc Thomasset, just released the second edition of their wildly popular Inspiration Pad. The …

SWEEP-IT Dustpan and Broom

You’d rather hang this graphically attractive set on the wall than hide it under the sink. <i>Sweep-It</i> is designed by <b>Klaus Rath</b> for <b>RIG-TIG</b>.<p>Advertisements

Embroidered Silhouettes by Nastasja Duthois | Colossal

<p>Artist Nastasja Duthois creates large installations and small-scale embroidered artworks that explore aspects of shadow and negative space. Though …

Project 42: A Summer School for Tweens to Explore Potential Futures

Schools kill creativity. This simple message was the point of Sir Ken Robinson's TED talk, now the most viewed of all time. Robinson challenges the …

Michael Gove

OBJECT FUTURE II: Emerging Australian Design

<i>OBJECT FUTURE II</i> is the second in a series of exhibitions that highlights new work from emerging Australian designers that will take place in June …

Furniture

Miniature Medieval Interiors Carved into Raw Marble Blocks by Mathew Simmonds | Colossal

<p>Favored for its translucency and durability, marble has been the material of choice for sculptors beginning with the early Greek masters. And their …

Miniio – Making Dolls’ Houses With A Difference - The Fox Is Black

I didn’t think I’d be posting about dolls’ house this week on The Fox Is Black but I really couldn’t pass up an opportunity to share these delightful …

Architizer

Be Your Own Weather Station

Weather is a fickle thing, and resources for checking the weather are about as reliable. If you live in a coastal region, you know that conditions …

Fragile Crate : Durable and Flexible Packaging System for Valuable Goods

Even though this project name is “<b>Fragile</b>”, it actually offers a durable and flexible packaging system to make sure any fragile item can be shipped …

Product Design

Table Topography: Wood Furniture Embedded with Glass Rivers and Lakes by Greg Klassen | Colossal

<p>Furniture maker Greg Klassen builds intricately designed tables and other objects embedded with glass rivers and lakes. Inspired by his surroundings …

Daily Inspiration #1801

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

Outbreak: Hand Cut Paper Microbes and Pathogens by Rogan Brown | Colossal

<p>Artist Rogan Brown (previously) just completed work on his latest paper artwork titled Outbreak, a piece he describes as an exploration “of the …

Leah Ball Ceramics

Chicago-based Leah Ball stumbled on the second half of her business almost by accident. After apprenticing at a bronze foundry and then starting her own jewelry business, she began dabbling with ceramics as a way to display her stunning bronze pieces that look like relics preserved for thousands of …

Design

Lesca Lunetier Eyewear, Paris

Celebrating 50 years of creating high quality eyewear frames, France's Lesca Lunetier recently opened a new flagship shop and showroom in Paris' Le Marais area. To add depth to the retail experience, the family-owned eyewear brand shares the space with their friends, MeilleurAmi, a like-minded …

One cent stamp sells for $9.5m at Sothebys

The 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta sets new record for most expensive stamp sold at auction<p>The only surviving example of a legendary stamp that sold for one cent in 1856 has gone under the hammer for $9.5m (£5.6m), setting a new record for the most expensive stamp sold at auction and the most …

The Anatomy Of A Winning Product Critique

Critiques are about exploring why some products work and others don’t. Facebook’s Julie Zhuo shows how to get the most out of them.<p>All right, you caught me. The title of this article is a bit too fancy-pants. “Product critique” is some dressed-up corporate lingo. It brings to mind whiteboards …

Apps

This Is The World’s Cumulative Average Handwriting

How does handwriting differ according to gender? Country of origin? Age? That and more are part of Bic’s Universal Typeface Experiment.<p>Does handwriting differ based on age? On gender? Bic, makers of pens and other things, has a new experiment that provides an easy way to see the answers to those …

All The Strange, Violent Things Your Favorite Film Characters Would Do To A Piece Of Paper

Movie posters these days tend to be dominated by clichés, like giant floating heads and dudes standing in front of the apocalypse. Which makes these paper art movie posters from Spanish design studio Atipo so refreshing: they forego flashy graphics for a clever and simple use of texture. …