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Issey Miyake for evian

September 30, 2010

Evian introduces another designer collaboration, this time with Issey Miyake. Previous collaborations have included Christian Lacroix, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and Paul Smith.

“For the end of the year celebrations, Evian® and ISSEY MIYAKE have designed a pure bottle, blooming with both optimism and freshness.

Sprung from Pleats Please, the famous pleating…

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Yves Behar for Issey Miyake Watches

September 30, 2010

Previewed back in the Spring, Yves Behar’s Vue watch for Issey Miyake is finally hitting shelves with its unique watch dial that displays one number only, then proceeds to fade out as time passes. One of the coolest features is the watch box. What appears to be a stack of…

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‘Ten Years’ Apple Infographic

September 29, 2010

10 years has put the power of a desktop into your hand….

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A Quantitative Tap

September 29, 2010

How awesome would it be to have a faucet that pre-measures the amount of water you’d like to come out of it before it comes out of it? Designer Jasper Hou is making that fantasy of cooking pleasure a reality with “No More No Less,” a quantitative tap with pre-control….

RIM Unveils BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet with Unbelievable Specs! [Video]

September 28, 2010

Research In Motion (RIM) today has announced a new product to compete with tablets like Apple’s iPad, and tons of other Android based tablets with their very own PlayBook, the BlackBerry Tablet. With 1Ghz Dual Core processor, 1GB RAM, 1080p HD video playback and HDMI output, this tablet blows away…

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BlackBerry Playbook

September 28, 2010

The first serious threat to the iPad’s dominance has just arrived and believe it or not, its not from Microsoft. Touted as the first “professional-grade” tablet, BlackBerry’s Playbook comes packed with a 7” inch, multi-touch display, access to the whole suite of BlackBerry services, dual cameras, and full Flash 10.1…

The Unseen Sea

September 27, 2010

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September 27, 2010

Tell Gridulator your web-layout width and the number of columns you want, and it’ll spit back all the possible grids that have nice, round integers. Just the thing for pixel-based designfolk. There are inline previews, courtesy of the canvas element, and when you’re all set Gridulator can crank out full-size…

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Bike Shelf

September 25, 2010

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Building a better pizza box

September 24, 2010

A company called Eco Incorporated has invented the GreenBox, a better pizza box that we can at least get a little more use out of before we throw away. Think built-in Paper Plates!…

What is good Design?

September 24, 2010

What is good design is one of these questions I am being asked constantly. The sheer complexity of the answer usually makes me break out in a nervous sweat. And so far, nobody nailed the answer better than Dieter Rams in his Ten Principles for Good Design….

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Lotus Elite

September 22, 2010

After years of dodging rumors and speculation, Lotus has finally revealed the car that will fill the void that was left in many supercar fans hearts after the last Esprit came off the line. The new Elite will lead the performance car company into the future in 2014 with a…

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ApfelBrett (Apple Cutting Board)

September 22, 2010

This Apfelbrett made me smile. It’s a cutting board in the shape of an Apple Powerbook MacBook Pro, made out of apple tree wood….

40 Letterpress Business Cards That Spell Elegance

September 21, 2010

Letterpress business cards are becoming more and more popular not only for printing wedding invitationsbut also for business cards. Today,letterpress business cards are the top choice among designers and photographers and also among other professionals such as realtors, dentists, doctors and even printing businesses. The use of letterpress in printing adds new dimension and…

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Denmark’s Wave Building Is the Camel’s Humps

September 21, 2010

The architects of this “Wave” building in Denmark describe it as resembling waves during the day, and mountains in the evenings.

Whatever it looks like, it’s just won a LEAF award for residential building of the year—which must be pleasing for its 140 apartments’ tenants….

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This Aurora Photo Is the Most Insane I’ve Ever Seen

September 20, 2010

photographed by Ole Christian Salomonsen over Tromsø, Norway, using long exposure. That’s why you can see streaks from satellites and an airplane crossing the firmament….

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iPod Nano Watch Band | Practical & Functional

September 17, 2010

If you are the new owner of Apple’s redesigned iPod Nano you will be surprised delighted to find out that Apple has created a lock screen that also doubles as a clock. Now your favorite mini mp3 player can easily be attached to your wrist. Rock Band by iLoveHandles ($19)…

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Burnout Bandage

September 16, 2010

Knockknock Workday Recovery Kit. Includes a remedy booklet, a bracelet, affirmation cards, bandages, metal charm and certificate of recovery….

Watch This Foam Printer Churn Out Beautiful Man-Made Clouds

September 15, 2010

At IFA in Berlin, one clever company pumped up business for themselves by bringing along a foam printer. The result: gorgeous, ethereal letters floating high into the sky….

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Minimal Folio

September 15, 2010

Minimal Folio is an App that let’s you present images and video on your iPad. Minimal Folio lets you add images and video from Photo Albums on your iPad or transfer via iTunes on your desktop, rearrange however you like, group related images and video into columns, swipe up or…

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What to focus on

September 14, 2010

One of my favorite Marc Johns prints is up for sale in his store, as a signed print. $20. What to Focus on: Happy….

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Troika’s palindromic, kinetic sign for the V&A Museum

September 10, 2010

Troika’s newly installed two-way sign for the V&A museum in London is simple, quiet, and mind-boggling all at the same time, “a kinetic object consisting of three revolving parts, together forming the V&A monogram. With each half turn, the monogram de-constructs and reconnects itself turning into a mirrored palindrome.”…

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Hulger Plumen 001 Light Bulbs

September 10, 2010

Ok, when we came across these “designer light bulbs” we thought Hulger was absolutely ridiculous, but then we saw them. The stunning bulbs have a lifetime of up to 8 years and use 80% less energy than conventional ones. Oh, and did we mention they’re beautiful? Link…

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Future of Screen Technology

September 8, 2010

This is the result of the Open Innovation experiment. It is an experience video showing the future of screen technology with stretchable screens, transparent screens and e-ink displays, to name a few….

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LaCie MosKeyto

September 6, 2010

Ok, so your flash drive does not need to be this small, but you have to admit LaCie’s MosKeyto ($18-$28) is pretty impressive. About the size of a thumbnail, the drive comes in capacities of up to 8GBs. Now all you have to do is try not to lose it….

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iPods Fall 2010

September 2, 2010

With much fanfare as expected, Apple introduced the latest family of iPods. Most notably the new iPod Touch gains Facetime capability with dual cameras and the high resolution Retina display from the iPhone 4. The new iPod nano ($149-$179) also gets updated with a completely new form factor that significantly…

The Beat of New York

September 1, 2010

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