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NASA’s Plane Plans

February 9, 2012

In America’s recent Florida primary, one candidate was lambasted by another for discussing plans to build a base on the moon—to an audience coming from a state with a nearly 10% unemployment rate, back here on Earth. The moon is not really what’s on people’s minds these days. Which raises…

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5 Ways Brands Can Use Pinterest to Boost Consumer Engagement

February 8, 2012

The surprise smash-hit social networking site of 2011 wasn’t Twitter, Tumblr or Google+. In fact, it was a site that, even today, is still an invite-only social network. The Palo Alto site Pinterest has skyrocketed into the top ten most visited social networks of the past year and continues to…

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Disguising One Apple Design Icon As Another

February 8, 2012

At first I thought these were just a Photoshopped gag, but nope, these are real and for sale. A company called Schreer Delights is selling a line of iPhone cases that reference Apple’s design history, printing visual elements from the original Mac, the original iMac and the original iPod directly…

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February 8, 2012

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Sofi Bath Bombs

February 8, 2012

Designed by Popular Bruketa & Žinić OM | Country: Serbia

“Sofi, a small family production of organic handmade cosmetics, is a client our agency has already worked with, firstly defining the visual identity, and afterwards designing the packaging for soaps and gift packages. Emphasizing on the manual production, the quality of…

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February 8, 2012

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Seung-Yong Song

February 8, 2012

Korean artist and designer Seung-Yong Song, who studied and worked in France but is currently based in Seoul, recently sent us these images of his work. Part furniture, part art object, part art installation, they’re quite beautiful, as are the words that describes the concept for each piece….

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Facebook Timeline: Disliked by the Masses [INFOGRAPHIC]

February 8, 2012

Facebook layout changes are rarely welcomed with open arms by the majority of users and Timeline has been no exception.

A whopping of 70% of people who responded to a SodaHead poll would ditch Timeline if they could. Some 20% like it and 10% of survey respondents do not have Facebook…

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The Creative Content Design That Sells Movies

February 8, 2012

COLORlovers has the launch of their new design content marketplace, Creativemarket.com coming soon, and they wanted to aide in the celebration of their new content marketplace by taking a fun look at the most popular design elements in movie posters from 2011. Marketers know that one of the aspects of…

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Maurice Lacroix Pontos S Diving Chronograph

February 8, 2012

Maurice Lacroix jumps on the NATO-strap bandwagon with a sleek new diver called the Pontos S Diving Chronograph. The watch features an automatic movement with a power reserve of 46 hours and comes with a metal bracelet or a variety NATO straps to match the dial color. Link…

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Air Jordan 2012

February 8, 2012

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The Olympics Will Have Bombproof Trash Cans with LCD Screens

February 8, 2012

Trash cans are the eyesores of city life, like the grimy physical manifestation of popped pimples overflowing with bags and Chinese takeout ooze. The Olympics? A magnifying glass on a city’s life. That’s why it’s not surprising to see London introduce new, stylish trash cans as a quick makeover —…

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Haroshi

February 7, 2012

Japanese artist Haroshi creates three-dimensional sculptures out of used wooden skateboard decks. An avid skateboarder, he began collecting broken skateboard parts in hopes of making them into art. Over the years he has developed a technique where he carves stacks of old skateboard decks and cuts them into wooden mosaics….

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Limited Edition Tokidoki Singapore Wingchair

February 7, 2012

The chair is based in bright pink with illustrations from Tokidoki’s Simone Legno covering the entire piece. There will only be 33 limited edition pieces made to order in the UK, all of which are equipped with a faux suede upper paired with kiln dried hardwood birch and beech frames….

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ping pong emojies

February 7, 2012

New introductory offer!

Let us present to you dtail’s own brand new product – emojies!

It began as a university project to encourage more people to play ping pong, transforming plain ping pong balls to adorable emoticon faces.

dtail has now developed this concept into a brand and it is only available here at…

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Your Deleted Facebook Photos Still Aren’t Really Deleted

February 7, 2012

Three years ago, Ars Technica discovered that when you “deleted” your photos, they were still kept on Facebook’s servers, and anyone with a static URL could still access it. Three years later, Ars Technica revisited the matter and found little has changed. But Facebook says that things will be different…eventually.
Ars…

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Press-To-Open Keyring Just Blew My Mind (And Saved My Fingernails)

February 7, 2012

I’m really sorry suit trouser tracksuit, but there’s only room in my heart for one amazing invention at a time, and you’ve just been replaced by these brilliant Free Key rings that open with a simple press.

I consider myself a fairly dexterous individual, but I’d rather be tasked with finding…

The Amazing Spider-Man Official Trailer

February 7, 2012

2012 is going to be quite a year for Comic Book nerds. We’re getting an Avengers movie (the fanboy inside me still can’t believe this is happening), The Dark Knight Rises, and today we get the first full trailer of the Spidey reboot, the Amazing Spider-Man. And while Mr. Garfield…

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25 Years of Conde Nast Traveler: The Photographs

February 6, 2012

Anyone who’s ever sifted through an issue of Conde Nast Traveler is very familiar with the stunning photography found in their travel editorials. Assouline captures this and more inside 25 Years of Conde Nast Traveler: The Photographs ($95):

“The latest in Assouline’s series in collaboration with the world’s premier travel magazine,…

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Ray Lemon

February 6, 2012

Ray Lemon is a German bar/restaurant that has entrusted his identity to the design agency Leibundseele. They have build the branding on the main themes: the yellow color and a fictional character “Ray”. The yellow choice comes from the original building color, it is accompanied for the branding and the…

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London Undercover x Carhartt WIP

February 6, 2012

While we could probably do without the big Carhartt logo, its hard not to like a London Undercover umbrella. Their collaboration with Carhartt’s Work in Progress envelops the compact canopy in a camouflage print and completes the look with a laser engraved wooden handle and cotton rope strap. Find it…

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Digital Divide: If You’re Reading This, You’re One of the Lucky Ones [INFOGRAPHIC]

February 6, 2012

Even in the richest countries on the planet such as the U.S., not everyone has easy access to this cornucopia of connectivity, the Internet.

The Internet is a tremendous growth engine, responsible for 21% of economic growth in the more advanced countries in the world, according to a McKinsey study.

While those…

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Hong-Kong in the Rain: Photos by Christophe Jacrot

February 6, 2012

Absolutely beautiful series by Paris-based photographer Christophe Jacrot….

Samsung’s “Thing Called Love” Ad: The Anti-Apple?

February 6, 2012

Samsung has made one thing clear in its “Next Big Thing” Super Bowl spot — it wants to be the anti-Apple.

The South Korean electronics maker is marketing it’s 5.3-inch smartphone with stylus as the latest player in the world of connected devices.

The ad — as we already new from its…

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How to Recruit with Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]

February 6, 2012

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