Nileena Rajaratnam

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So You’re Dating a Designer? Ten Things You Need to Know.

Melbourne-based creative studio Yoke recently came out with a hilarious series for anyone who's dating a designer. Yes, this list isn't for designers themselves, rather it's for the ones who have fallen head over heels in love with an actual designer. Not only has Yoke created some images that go …

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Sharky Tea Infuser Won 3rd Prize at The Beyond Silver Competition

This new tea infuser seems to be inspired from the jaws trilogy given the resultant is concerned. This device called Sharky, extracts the properties …

Umbrella Tea Infuser by OTOTO Design

If you’re looking for a cute tea infuser, checkout this product from OTOTO Design: <b>Umbrella tea infuser</b>. A perfect little umbrella to use while …

45 Olympic Logos and Symbols From 1924 to 2022

Last week I visited my friend in South Korea and I couldn’t help but notice PyeongChang 2018 symbols all over the place. This made me look into …

An Illusion of Time

At first, the 3P clock might appear to be for your bedside table, but take a closer look and you’ll see something entirely different. It’s a clever …

Colours User Interface Design

Colours is a User Interface designed by the Australian Simon Eramo. It's a great flat ui with use of basic colors, this can serve as great …

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Sculptural Staircases Elegantly Dance in Mid-Air

Stairs typically serve the simple purpose of providing a path of elevation for people looking to go from one level to another, but <i>Beautiful Steps</i> is an ongoing series of sculptural steps that lead nowhere, playing with form and function. Simple in color and geometry, each set of stairs by art …

Wellbeing Toilet – Next Generation Toilet Enhances Your Body Position for Proper Elimination

<b>Wellbeing Toilet</b> is a redesigned toilet as part of a challenged commissioned by Dyno-Rod, the plumbing and drains specialists, to come up with better …

Self-improvement

54 Colorful Small Icons – Introducing The Smallicons [Freebie]

2 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

LEMs' Luggage-Friendly, Rollable Boots

As I mentioned in this post on travel methodologies, I never travel with anything larger than a rolling carry-on. So if I'm flying someplace that has …

Holiday Wishlist: Pinch Food Design

1. Jar Tops by Jorre van Ast<br>We love Jorre van Ast’s super versatile and environmentally friendly Jar Tops that turn standard glass food jars into …

Australia’s Rural Fortress Inspired by Sand Dunes

Designed by James Stockwell Architects, <i>The Croft House</i> is a rural home with a modern design that is built on the southern coast of Victoria, Australia, where harsh winds and rain prevail. This futuristic looking house may appear to be in heavy contrast with its surroundings, but the design draws …

Architecture

Monolith by Shira Keret

Shira Keret is a product designer based in Jaffa, Israel who presented her project, Monolith, at Tokyo Design Week.<p>Inspired by the water erosion that …

Emotionally Charged Photos Reflect Photographer’s Growth

After one year and eight months, Indonesia-based photographer Mikael Aldo finally completed his <i>366 Day Project</i>. The young photographer's portfolio now boasts a number of images that are both visually intriguing and emotionally thought-provoking. Whether the photographer's subject is floating in …

Photography

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20-Year-Old Marcus MB’s Expressive Photographic Journey

More than a year ago, 20-year-old photographer Marcus Mller Bitsch, aka Marcus MB, began a personal photographic journey. Every day for one year, he created a new portrait filled with surreal mystery and intrigue, including a fun bubblegum portrait where he is unexpectedly carried off into the sky …

Photography

Inspired by Alchemy

by Stefano Caggiano<p>Design is all about making things more than they are initially—more efficient, more beautiful, more meaningful. In their work in improving reality, designers take care of all dimensions, from the functional, material ones to the aesthetic, conceptual ones. They are the ones who …

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 …

Africa’s Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …

Artist Opens New Dimensions Through Zipper Art

With a great sense of humor, Jun Kitagawa creates all kinds of playful art in public spaces. The Japanese artist was first discovered when he wanted to get rid of an excess of t-shirts, so, he went around town placing them on human statues. Unknowingly, he had just completed his first …

Art

Plexus No. 19 – Installation by Gabriel Dawe

Plexus no. 19 Installation.<p>Gabriel Dawe is an artist who creates installations with colorful ribbons in different spaces. The installations seem like …

Streetwear

Flashback: Make a Perpetual Button Calendar

<b>By Diane Gilleland</b><p>I know calendars (and clocks and address books) are quickly becoming computer-centric tools, but I like the old-school charm of this desk calendar. Make it once, and you can use it forever – just move the numbers to their correct location each month, and change the …

How-To: Tie-Dye Galaxy Shoe

Give your sneakers some serious space geek style with this tie-dye galaxy shoe tutorial from Aimee at SwellMayde!<p>Ready to get dyeing? Head over to SwellMayde to see how it’s done!

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