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Wallpaper Videos See the universe come to life via animations, scientific visualizations, expert commentary, and more. Everyday Objects Stash Money, Secrets, Drugs, IDs Yiting Cheng just finished up a master's degree in design, but she could already teach James Bond a thing or two about stashing valuables. For her thesis project, Cheng designed a series of eight objects that ingeniously store secrets--from passwords to money to drugs to IDs. And you can see all of them in this nicely shot video (our favorite is the secrete drawer, hidden in the edge of a table, which is only accessible when attach a magnetic pull): According to Cheng: This project is about concealing valuables, secrets, bad habits and personal information in our workplaces. In other words, she hides things in plain sight, by hiding them inside objects so familiar that you'd never question their integrity.
100 Websites You Should Know and Use In the spring of 2007, Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH, gave a legendary TED University talk: an ultra-fast-moving ride through the “100 websites you should know and use.” Six years later, it remains one of the most viewed TED blog posts ever. Time for an update? We think so. To see the original list, click here. And now, the original list from 2007, created by Julius Wiedemann, editor in charge at Taschen GmbH.
The Life-Changing Loaf of Bread | My New Roots It took me a long time to settle on the title for this post. Why? Because it’s quite a statement to suggest that a humble loaf of bread will change your life. I am willing to be so bold. When I began eating healthier, bread was definitely on my hit list. Now, that isn’t to say that my love affair with bread ended there. People often ask me why I don’t bake my own bread, and the answer is simple: the Danes just do it better. It wasn’t until I went for lunch at a friend’s place a couple weeks ago that my life changed. Friendly Fiber: Psyllium Seed HusksYou’re probably asking yourself how the heck this bread holds itself together without any flour. Psyllium seed husks are one of nature’s most absorbent fibers, able to suck up over ten times their weight in water. Psyllium seed husks contain both soluble and insoluble fiber. But what does this have to do with bread? Psyllium is available at health food stores and most pharmacies. Now, allow me to explain the title. Third. Directions: 1. 1.
Imaginative Package Designs - Design.inc Blog - StumbleUpon Imaginative Package Designs Packaging is a very important marketing strategy to glamorize a product in order to attract the consumer's attention. Often however, packaging can be neglected by business. Here I have compiled a selection of beautiful packaging designs, some conceptual and some that made it to the shelves but all great examples of the designer going the extra mile to ensure that all important first impression is a positive one. Enjoyed This?
Eclectic Design, Pictures, Remodeling, Decor and Ideas Eclectic rooms mix family treasures, found items, and personal favorites from furniture stores, accessory shops, and showrooms. The mix is what creates an eclectic style. Everything works together to set the mood, from what you choose to put on the walls, to how you fill the shelves, cover the floor and arrange your furniture.
Treehotel, Sweden & FAN THE FIRE - StumbleUpon UPDATE: Treehotel are now offering their Mirrorcube treehouse as a turnkey solution available to the public Don’t get me wrong, cities are great. Hell, I currently live in London and before my days are over want to spend a serious amount more time in New York, LA, Tokyo, Paris, Sydney and more, but when you need to really get away, it should be to the Treehotel, not the Waldorf. An eco-based design hotel concept, each “room” is wonderfully individual with stunning design and even better views.
Read your bookcase - Creative Collection October 23rd, 2011. Both comments and pings are currently closed. Read your bookcase. A fantastic modular, typographic bookcase by Saporiti. PLEASE NOTE: To prevent spam, your first comment will be moderated so there may be a short delay before it appears.