Muji always bring the design heat at Christmas. My favourites this year include the Solar System, the London/Paris/New York playing cards that form a map, and of course their city blocks (Edo is a lovely recent edition to the “street”). An honourable mention must also go to the penguin skittles. If anyone wants to buy [...]
Also posted in Design, Games, London
N Building from Alexander Reeder on Vimeo. If the future is giant barcodes on the side of buildings, not only will I likely be out of a job, but it would be a shame for the whole creative marketing industry… but of course with every closed door a new one opens. With that in mind, [...]
Space Invading has been set up by Archinect, the cool resource for all things architecture. A very cool collection of beautiful living spaces – mostly real, but some imagined – for your perusal. I think it’s fed in by RSS feeds, but in the future I’d not be surprised if they went for a NotCot [...]
This straw won the Muji awards this year – a clever oberservation-turned-product. And a sustainable one too, seeing as we’re on that tip today. And here is one of the runners up – a camelia washing up powder. Again, a clever and more ecologically friendly product. View the rest of the 2008 Muji Awards [...]
Anatomical drawings are not new, but check these Kaiju dissections of Godzilla, Jiger, Guiron, Gamera and more over at Pink Tentacle. Kaiju Big Battel madness can be seen here
Denim special on NHK’s Tokyo Eye, looking at all the denim hot spots in Tokyo town. Click here to watch the Google video. Oh, and it’s got a spot about Curry in Japan too, right at the end.
I’m not late on this, I just thought that someone should post it up. The Uniclock is lovely, charming, and vaguely useful. The music is great too!
Great little Shop selling miscellaneous objects collected from around the world…. “Kiosk: An independent stand from which merchandise is sold, often placed in the common area of a shopping center. Kiosk is a store located in SoHo, New York. We offer a curated range of products from all over the world. Everything is sourced during [...]
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W-base are a japanese Fixie/courier related company. Check the W-base online store for LOTS of nice stuff, including the ‘resistant’ bag, available in lots of fetching colours to co-ordinate with your fixie.
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You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video “Two years ago, Goro Miyazaki found himself in a terrifying position. Anime producers Studio Ghibli tapped him to direct his first feature film, Gedo Senki, based on the classic novel Tales from Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin. LeGuin had released the rights to [...]