24 Things You Didn’t Know About Beer info graphic

Alicia Thompson Reader Find

By Alicia Thompson in New Design on Saturday 6 April 2013

I found this info graphic with some very interesting things about beer, facts that I believe everybody should know. The craziest? The first professional brewers were all women. Amazing, but also pretty awesome.

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Buy a cardboard bedroom of office from Karton

Stuart Chapman Reader Find

By Stuart Chapman in New Eco on Friday 22 March 2013

I’m a big fan of what Karton are doing creatively in regards to environmentally friendly design: 100% recyclable and flexible ingenuity. I particularly appreciate the decorative feature options for the home or office, including various animal trophies. Available exclusively online, Karton keeps things easy and fun and adds something unique to the space you live […]

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Cool sculptural toys from Russia’s Sergey Safonov

Karlo Ghokasian Reader Find

By Karlo Ghokasian in New Design on Friday 22 March 2013

Sergey Safonov from Moscow has in a short time managed to make quite a name for himself in the toy design world. He won great praise for Moon Fox and other characters from his Moon Wanderer series. Safonov explains that, as a child, he often wondered what happened at night while people slept, and so […]

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Beautifully Strange David Bowie Doll

Cheyenne Tulsa Contributor

By Cheyenne Tulsa in New Art on Friday 22 March 2013

These freakishly beautiful and realistic David Bowie Dolls are the work of New York-based author and skier E.V. Svetova. Featured on the DeviantArt site (under the name Katyok), Svetova doesn’t make the 70cm high polyurethane resin dolls themselves but customises them with paint and Yamamoto-like style. Sadly, they’re not for sale, instead they are ‘created […]

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An Infographic all about Being defensive

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Design on Friday 22 February 2013

It’s time to discover the real you. Using this well designed infographic, you can answer probing questions which will analyze your personality and help you get to the bottom of it all. At the very center of the ring is the real you, and radiating outward are the symptoms and results of decisions made in […]

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Autumn/Winter 2013 collection by Alan Taylor

Maria Niarchos Reader Find

By Maria Niarchos in New Fashion on Monday 18 February 2013

Alan Taylor, that guy that ‘kinda fell into fashion’, is raising the bar with his Autumn/Winter 2013 collection. Designing for the stronger, arrogant (without being an asshole) personalities amongst us, his collection was based around this year’s muse, Toby Ziegel. The London based designer carried on with his play on classic menswear by revamping the […]

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Historically Inaccurate: beautiful embroidery by Richard Saja

Cheyenne Tulsa Contributor

By Cheyenne Tulsa in New Art on Friday 1 February 2013

Richard Saja is an accomplished textile designer whose work involves embroidering quirky, brightly coloured patterns on old traditional French toile. Saja transforms historic, rather bland, 18th century figures by embellishing them with Maori face tattoos and clown outfits. One might even find a mohawked Victorian lady dressed as punk-rocker. His original, one-off creations, have landed him partnerships to create designs for some of the biggest retailers in the fashion world: Opening Ceremony and Bloomingdales, among them. His designs feature reguarly on his blog, Historically Inaccurate.

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Elemotion’s e-sputnik table design

Ignasi Giro Reader Find

By Ignasi Giro in New Products on Wednesday 23 January 2013

The Paris-based Elemotions design studio is pretty small, but his 100 percent artisan products tend to activate big emotions. And hence his name. Its ever-evolving table e-Sputnik emerges as a clean crystal surface landing on three wooden legs, all departing from a solid spherical ball. Nothing else, nothing more. Very limited editions of the product have been produced and sold during the last two years, each one of them unique and with slight alterations from the previous one. Actually, Antonio Morales, the architect behind the firm, keeps on evolving its design, now exploring a completely foldable wood version of his most well-known table, which should be ready for Spring 2013.

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This Paper Tablet will soon replace your laptop

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Tech on Thursday 10 January 2013

It’s like an iPad, but much thinner and more durable. The Paper Tablet is flexible and might change the way we work behind an office desk. Instead of staring at a screen, this new tablet allows one to have several sheets of paper to run different apps and display documents. The screen is virtually unbreakable and way more fun to interact with than a stationary laptop screen.

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Infographic: 200 Moments That Changed the World

Lucas Jatoba Reader Find

By Lucas Jatoba in New Trends on Monday 10 December 2012

Time Magazine compiled a super cool infographic with a series of interconected moments that dramatically transformed the world – the breakthroughs, creations, discoveries, innovations, revolutions and human achievements that have altered the course of history and the way we live our lives.

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The Baha’i Gardens of Haifa and Akko in the Holyland

Merz Reader Find

By Merz in Cool Travel on Thursday 6 December 2012

Gardens, full of mystery and an intangible magic. The centre piece of the gardens in Haifa is The Shrine of The Bab. This is the most beautiful building I’ve ever seen. It has a strange quality to it, as if it has life, or a presence. I’ve never experienced that from an inanimate object before. But like the Taj Mahal in India, it was a building project invested with such a huge amount of love and designs for the ultimate expression of beauty that it now shimmers with these qualities.

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Anke presents Berlin fashion from another planet

Nils Frahm Reader Find

By Nils Frahm in New Fashion on Friday 23 November 2012

Anke makes clothes from another planet. I love her designs. Her pullovers are your best friend for the Berlin winter. Yes, it gets freakin’ cold here, so you want to be packed in wool.

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Kristjana: Icelandic design in vivid colour

Ben Jensen Reader Find

By Ben Jensen in New Design on Thursday 15 November 2012

Kristjana is an Icelandic designer who produces vivid giclee prints, wallpapers and silk scarves using Victorian engravings and manipulating them using photoshop. She blends this elegance of the old illustrations with bold colours and new ethereal layouts. The engravings take on a new life wrapped around animals or woven into ancient maps.

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Clare Vivier collaborates with Wren on new Celestial bag

Contributions Reader Find

By Maria Niarchos in New Fashion on Thursday 12 April 2012

I think I’ve found a happy medium: to bring leather lovers and nature huggers to a united circle of hand-holds and peace chants. Since 2006, Clare Vivier has produced the goods that marry French glamour with LA cool. The best news is that Vivier’s design is as good as her social conscience, focusing without compromise […]

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Crumpled City Maps

Contributions Reader Find

By Maria Niarchos in New Design on Wednesday 4 April 2012

These are the most useful pieces of crumpled, indestructible, fabulousness going. Totally waterproof, fool-proof, lightweight and tear resistant, they even highlight a few extra-special ‘soul sights’ to see you navigate your way around the globe. GPS free.

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