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Museum of Nature: poetic building plans by Ilkka Halso

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By Melanie Orenius in New Design on Tuesday 11 October 2011

Artist Ilkka Halso combines landscape photographs with computer generated 3D models to create very realistic, sad, beautiful and poetic building plans. In this series, called Museum of Nature, Halso continues his personal quest to save the world, and hopes these plans will never have to be realized.

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On The Rocks ice cubes: made from soapstone

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By Melanie Orenius in New Products on Tuesday 11 October 2011

Like your drink on the rocks? How about literally. On The Rocks by Ari Turunen are ice cubes made out of soapstone. Put them in the freezer overnight, and they will keep your drink cool (and look cool). The best part about them literally being rocks is that you can put them in the oven […]

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Roadkill photo project by Melanie Orenius

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By Melanie Orenius in New Photography on Tuesday 11 October 2011

Roadkill is a project snapped in the midst of a cold rainy forest with a Fujifilm single use camera. Inspired by Finnish Autumn, and a friend who does the best impression of a moose crossing the road. My work is not only about documenting something but about the desperate attempt of becoming what I document, and thus exploring the delicate line between comedy and tragedy.

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Solar panel bag made from recycled materials

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By Melanie Orenius in New Eco on Tuesday 11 October 2011

Globe Hope gives new life to old army sleeping bags, curtains, and seat belts. Now they also give new life to your dead phone battery or iPod. This bag from recycled materials has a build in solar panel, and inside the pocket a collection of different cables for you to charge your electronics. On the […]

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Awesome Rocking Sheep by Whippet Grey

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By Melanie Orenius in New Design on Tuesday 11 October 2011

These charming Danish rocking-sheep make me want to be a kid again, or that the creators at Whippet Grey would make them in adult size. Made out of pinewood, rubber foam and real sheepskin, in a very traditional rocking horse manner; accept for of course the fact that they are not horses.

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Cheeky wire sculptures by Gavin Worth

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By Melanie Orenius in New Art on Monday 10 October 2011

Who hasn’t, at some point, tried to bend some sort of shape out of a wire? I know I have, and failed miserably. Self-taught artist Gavin Worth, however, takes wire sculptures to a whole new level. He is also an amazing paper cutter, painter, sculptor and artist in general.

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A real-life Mermaid girl

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By Melanie Orenius in New Trends on Monday 10 October 2011

When a small kid asked Nadya Vessey, who had both legs amputated, if she is a mermaid; the idea came to stay. So she contacted Weta Workshop in New Zealand, the team responsible for the special effects in Narnia, King Kong and Lord of the Rings. And presto: two years later, she has a fully […]

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