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New Designs from NOMTN

NOMTN is a Los Angeles-based design studio that’s launching their first full scale collection for the masses with the Banner Lamp, a minimal lamp …

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Astonishing Stretchable Paper Sculptures Appear to Be Made of Stone

At first glance the sculptures constructed by artist Li Hongbo appear to be chiseled out of stone, but once manipulated and pulled, they reveal the use of a different medium. Once the viewer uncovers that the sculpture can not only move, but stretch, spread, twist, bend, and contract, the pieces …

Turn Beautiful Book Covers Into Wall Art That Doubles As Storage

Book covers, often art in their own right, have finally been given a frame of their own.<p>Book Box is a shelving system by Aust & Amelung that uses hardcover books to create a sliding trap-door. The result is a whimsical wall of sideways covers, with storage space hidden behind the books’ open …

Tre: A Reading Environment with Personality

Roee Magdassi decided to ask a question when beginning this project…<p>“Does furniture have a personality?”<p>To answer that question, Magdassi chose to …

The Living Cube by Till Könneker saves space in micro apartments

This space-efficient box by Swiss designer Till Könneker creates a separate sleeping area and compact storage solutions for studio apartments (+ …

Beach 3D Art by James Harkins

New Zealand artist James Harkins creates some pretty cool 3d artworks that interacts with people at the beach, from a distance everything makes sense …

Homemade Pies from Jam Jar Bakery

Baking pies right in mason jars isn't a new concept, but you'd be hard pressed to find those as well as executed (both inside and out) as the offerings from NYC's Jam Jar Bakery. Created by Abby Lavin—an alum of the French Culinary Institute (as well as famed restaurant Colicchio & Sons and …

Twelve 24 Clocks

On a 1 meter width,CLOCKONE from Twelve 24 Clocks impresses with its futuristic design. Offering to display the time with electronic ink, the clock …

Skybar's Wine Preservation System Is A Wine Enthusiast's Dream

If you love wine then you’ve probably dropped some major cash on your favorite bottles. And to make sure that those expensive bottles of your …

Taste Condiment Set brings uniformity to the dinner table

Hong Kong designers Tomas Rosén and Nicol Boyd have created a flexible condiment set to put an end to mismatched bottles, jars and containers on the …

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Final scene is cool, but the side-by-side with the greenscreen is awesome!

Zodiac Series by Illustrator Malika Favre

Zodiac Series – limited edition 4 color screenprints.<p>It’s been a while since I featured some illustrations by Malika Favre on WE AND THE COLOR. Way …

Incurva Modern Wine Rack or Magazine Holder

Wine has to be stored somewhere, you know, before it goes down your throat, and Incurva is a simple, wooden wine bottle holder that doubles as a …

The Riley Table by Sam McMorran for naughtone

Manufactured by naughtone, Riley is a solid wood, pull-up table designed by Sam McMorran that lets you do work on your laptop or hold a drink within …

Portfolio

<i>Portfolio</i> by <b>Piks Design</b> is a keepsake book consisting of two oak plates, a paper accordion, and a rubber band. It allows you to easily put on display …

OLED Dandelion Lights by Takao Inoue | Colossal

<p>These beautiful lights were designed by cinematographer Takao Inoue as part of a small exhibition on display at Milano Salone earlier this year. The …

Ludovica Lamp by Zanocchi & Starke

Ludovica is the perfect compact lamp for people who love to read. Designed by Turin, Italy based Zanocchi & Starke, the light is made up of two …

Incredibly Realistic 3D Illustrations Look Like Paper Art

Estonia-based graphic designer and illustrator Eiko Ojala uses the art of paper cutting as the inspiration for these clever digital drawings. At first glance, the compositions look like layers of colorful paper perfectly placed together. However, in reality, the artist hand draws everything and …

ColdCan Keeps Your Drink Cold With SCIENCE!

It’s one of the many little annoyances that, if science can’t cure cancer, you’d think would be solved by now: Namely, your canned drink getting …

Clapton Craft Beer

East London’s craft beer scene continues to evolve; constantly bringing new, interesting concepts to an area that’s already home to a number of microbreweries. The latest addition is Clapton Craft, a beer shop on Lower Clapton Road in Hackney that is introducing refillable growlers sold with the …

Thomas Lamadieu Blurs the Line Between Photography and Illustration in 'Skyart'

While some may call a clear, blue sky art enough, French artist Thomas Lamadieu might say otherwise. In fact, he might call it a blank canvas. His …

Japanese Soft Drink Commercial Featuring a Super Detailed 1/48 Scale Model Kitchen

To promote their new Salt & Fruit soft drink line, Kirin released this commercial featuring a highly detailed 1/48 scale model kitchen in a soft …

New Designs from Bonaldo

April, May, June from Gino Carollo are more than just bookshelves, you can use them to display your favorite items. The designs were inspired by …

kafé Nordic by Nordic Bros. Design Community

Located in Itaewon, Seoul, South Korea, sits a quaint, Nordic-inspired cafe designed by Nordic Bros. Design Community. kafé Nordic is located within …

Design

Handmade Vessels by Utopia & Utility

Utopia & Utility was founded in 2012 by siblings Pia and Moritz Wustenberg and their goal was to “combine the functional and the fantastical.” The …