Totally Gonzo - (book) There's a new limited edition book coming out that I thought you gents and ladies would like to know about. It's by renowned photographer Al Satterwhite.The Kickstarter to print the book is already successful, and just a few more days to grab copies - which look beautiful. Cheers. Hunter and I became friends back in the early 70's when I first met him at the Republican Convention in Miami Beach. We were both there covering the event for different magazines; he for Rolling Stone, me for Newsweek
(>^_^)> 54 Creative iPhone Cases >> from The Endearing Designer : Design Tips, Tricks, Tutorials, Tools and More... Summary: A selection of highly creative iPhone cases for you… [dropcap style="2"]T[/dropcap]he iPhone is one of the most popular smartphones on the market today. The big profits don’t just go to Apple, but iPhone case manufacturers are also taking advantage of the rising surge. There are some really creative and amazing iPhone cases out there that you just wouldn’t believe, and here’s a collection of 54 of them… 01.
Universal lamp shade polygon building kit I saw a lampshade made out of the shape below at a friend's house, so I traced the shape and made my own. the lamp i saw used thin plastic for the pieces. I believe the original design for this lamp was done over 30 years ago by the firm Iqlight, they sell pre-cut parts in case you do not want to make the parts yourself. Below is the shape as an image, and i've also attached a DXF file. TouchOfModern +-0 Humidifier Version 3 by Naoto Fukasawa Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen Therm-O by Manuel Desrochers NEA Intimate Massager by Lelo
This Awesome Urn Will Turn You into a Tree After You Die You don't find many designers working in the funeral business thinking about more creative ways for you to leave this world (and maybe they should be). However, the product designer Gerard Moline has combined the romantic notion of life after death with an eco solution to the dirty business of the actual, you know, transition. His Bios Urn is a biodegradable urn made from coconut shell, compacted peat and cellulose and inside it contains the seed of a tree. Once your remains have been placed into the urn, it can be planted and then the seed germinates and begins to grow. You even have the choice to pick the type of plant you would like to become, depending on what kind of planting space you prefer. Binocular Picks for Every Price Range - by Michael and Diane Porter New! Swaro Companion $999 - $1089 Swarovski CL Companion Swarovski's new, lower priced binocular. Extremely compact, it's great for travel. Free US shipping.
Voronoi - Yacht by Hyun-Seok Kim Yacht for Entertaining Yet another intriguing concept from yacht enthusiast Hyun-Seok Kim. The Voronoi mega-yacht is named after the voronoi pattern of the irregular honeycomb lattice structure that encases it’s upper levels. Super Macro Your Cellphone Camera With A DVD Lens I’ll admit, Super Macro Your Cell Phone Camera With A DVD Lens is one weird title. However, if you just moved to a blu ray DVD player and you’re looking for some good use for your old DVD, cnflikt (who also took the shots for this tutorial) came up with a hack to enable you to take super macro shots with your cellphone. Of course you’ll need a camera phone for that. cnflikt uses the notorious, yet old-skooled K800i, but any camera phone will work here. First thing is to get a lens for your camera phone. Make sure your old DVD player is not connected to power.
Lamps Made from Sawmill Waste and Tree Branches Embedded with Resin and LEDs For his Brecce collection, Italian designer Marco Stefanelli devised an ingenious way of removing fragments from sawmill scraps, tree branches, and cement fragments, and replacing them with perfectly sculpted resin embedded with LEDs. The resulting lamps retain the organic nature of their original form yet cast a beautifully subdued light. You can see much more on Stefanelli’s blog. (via the awesomer)
Things My Father didn’t Teach Me, How to tie a Tie ABOUT ARCHIVE FOLLOW Facebook Twitter Instagram Google+ Ads Via The Deck Things My Father didn’t Teach Me, How to tie a Tie share it 3,740 notes 7 Candles That Won’t Give You Cancer or Make Your Kids Sick Candles make everything special – unless their wicks are made from lead and the candle itself is full of chemicals that could cause cancer. Sound too dramatic? It’s not. Candles with lead-core wicks release five times the amount of lead considered to be dangerous for children (see note at end about lead-core wicks).
Letterform for the Ephemeral on Typography Served The use of people’s body as a display medium in exchange for money has been a fairly common vision in the streets of London for almost two hundred years. One of the only work prospects for non-English speakers involves standing on a busy street while holding printed advertising at the end of a stick or wearing it on boards around their neck, a position known as human billboard). Using the human body as a message display facility is a way of evading a tax on advertising by making it mobile, but also by using the humanity of the subject and its “freedom of speech” as a legal argument.
Turn a DVD Lens into a Cellphone Macro Lens Redux So, why exactly do you guys have a case of bullets lying around the office? @Pimanrules: A case? I wish. Hydrofloors Pools with Movable Floors Hydrofloors are only like the coolest thing ever invented. They are specially designed pools with movable floors. When you’re using your pool it’s just like a normal pool. But when you are done swimming or aquacising, you press a button and the pool’s floor slowly raises up while the water slips underneath the floor. Pimpin! Eventually the pool’s floor reaches the top and you are left with a large flat area you can use for recreation, dining, parties or any other dry land event you want.