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Font Collection: 10 Free Thin Sans Serif Fonts

Looking for new fonts to use for your next design project? Check out 10 beautifully designed sans-serif fonts!

Typography

grain editInca Pan

Inca Pan is a Taiwanese illustrator with a knack for creating powerful imagery. Working with gouache and ink he conjures fantastical landscapes …

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grain editDeanna Halsall

I’m excited to discover the work of UK-based artist and illustrator Deanna Halsall. Inspired by her love of nature and nostalgia, she composes …

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Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

Time Travel

Gravity Balance Chair designed by Peter Opsvik

The future of warfare: Why we should all be very afraid

Imagine an army of robots with the power to decide whom and when to kill. Brace yourself, because it’s happening<p>It is said that in 16th-century Prague, a giant made of clay stalked the slums from moonrise till sunbreak. He kept a vigil, this earthen colossus, and guarded the Jews of the ghettos in …

grain editRob Hodgson

Cultural anthropology fascinates me, so it’s no surprise that I would also be fascinated by the illustrations of Bristol based illustrator Rob …

grain editJeremy Pruitt aka Thinkmule for Bordo Bello

I really love Jeremy Pruitt’s (aka Thinkmule) contribution to the AIGA Bordo Bello event. The skateboard art show, which runs now through July 3 …

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Celebrating Avant-Garde Minimalism: 2R Armchair by Sien Studio

Sien Studio has finally unveiled its latest work, the 2R avant-garde armchair at the 52nd edition of Milan’s Furniture Fair. A full expression of …

Stand Up! Stand

It might be a stretch to call this computer/iPad/book stand ‘beautiful’, but you certainly can’t dispute that it’s interesting. A durable …

Handsfree

The 10 best physicists

Today is a pretty good day for the mathematically inclined! All of the numbers in today's date (8/5/13) are in the Fibonacci sequence. If you use the American ordering of dates, the numbers are in order. The Fibonacci sequence is 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144 etc. Each number is the sum of the previous two numbers, and it continues on to infinity. The ratio between these numbers approximates 1.618034, the golden ratio, and both the Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio are expressed throughout nature. Find out more about how these numbers are expressed in nature here: http://bit.ly/170hy4b Hat tip to CSIRO.

No, this plane isn't emerging from a parallel dimension. The cloud cone marks the expansion wave that follows this FA-18 Hornet traveling at supersonic speed. It's formed from condensed water droplets. Image courtesy Ensign John Gay/U.S. Navy

bike rack picnic basket with table and chairs by bloon design (o

The today’s Doodle goes to the great Leonhard Euler, born 306 year ago

The today’s Doodle goes to the great Leonhard Euler, born 306 year ago.

“Playing” with Feynman diagrams via Shores of the Dirac Sea (Woof Woof)

“<i>Playing</i>” with Feynman diagrams via <i>Shores of the Dirac Sea</i> (Woof Woof)<p>More “<i>funny</i>” diagrams on this paper: More On Superstring Perturbation Theory.

The Frank Lamp by Pana Objects

Thailand-based Pana Objects have created the Frank desk lamp.<p>Project description<p>A desk lamp which the inspiration come from a delightful moment when …

Tree ring lights! See more on Colossal: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2012/09/tree-ring-lights-by-judson-beaumont

This Novel, Handmade Bike Is 17 Pounds Of Sexy

Bikes haven’t been just about mobility for a long time. At a glance, you can tell whether a bike’s owner is an adult or a child, outdoorsy or urban, hippie or hipster. That’s why Rizoma, an Italian motorcycle accessory company, has designed a bicycle to be a fashion statement.<p>“We were looking for a …

Curl Table Lamp

Curl is a beautiful, minimalist table lamp with a built-in LED module, which controls the white light temperature and acts as a dimmer. Made of …

Modern Pendulum Clock: ZWILLING by Christian Kim

Pendulum clocks are traditionally of the, well, traditional sort housed in grandfather clocks and the like, but not anymore. Christian Kim has …

LED Mushroom Lights by Yukio Takano | Colossal

<p>File this under coolest desk lights of all time. Japanese designer Yukio Takano of The Great Mushrooming builds these fun lights using LEDs embedded …

Balloon Lamp by  Satoshi Itasaka 

materials : FRP , LED Lamp<p>Dimensions : W200 × H85 × D130

Tube Chandelier

The designer Pani Jurek was inspired scientific tools used by Marie Curie to imagine a chandelier composed of tubes test. Can be filled with flowers, …