picNYC Table, An Indoor Urban Dining Table That Grows Grass

The picNYC table from Haiko Cornelissen Architecten is an indoor aluminum dining table created for urban living spaces that actually grows grass. Owners of this table must hand-cut the tabletop grass to maintain it because “no table grass mower yet exists”. While designed as a concept piece, interested buyers may contact Haiko Cornelissen for moreContinue reading “picNYC Table, An Indoor Urban Dining Table That Grows Grass”

Transformer Chest Contains Two Chairs & A Table

Created by Uruguayan designer Claudio Sibille, the Ludovico chest is made from eucalyptus wood, remove the table and pull out the chairs, suddenly you have a complete set of furniture that can disappear again at a moment’s notice.

Skeleton Typogram, A Human Skeleton Illustration Made Using The Words For Each Bone

Skeleton Typogram by designer Aaron Kuehn is a gorgeous typographic artwork which depicts the human skeleton using the actual words for each bone.

Bad Table By Judson Beaumont

I wrote about the offbeat and whimsical furnishings created by Judson Beaumont a couple of years ago. You can read the article HERE. After successfully designing furniture with a straightforward approach for years, Canadian designer Beaumont set out to create something unique for friends and family. His unique designs evoke the art of Salvador DaliContinue reading “Bad Table By Judson Beaumont”

Tim Burton Designs Balloon For The 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

A lonely outsider will become the star attraction as B., a stitched together balloon boy takes flight in the 85th Anniversary Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. World-renowned filmmaker and artist, Tim Burton brings his unique vision to the lineup of the Macy’s Parade with the introduction of B. to the skies above New York City. SpeciallyContinue reading “Tim Burton Designs Balloon For The 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade”

Famed Book Designer Chip Kidd To Pen Batman Graphic Novel, “Batman: Death By Design” To Be Released In 2012

Though best known for countless award-winning book designs, logo designs and book editing projects, Chip Kidd may immediately call to mind a different form of accolade for superhero comic readers: that of Batman fan #1. For years, Kidd has drawn on his extensive collection of Dark Knight memorabilia for a number of praised book projectsContinue reading “Famed Book Designer Chip Kidd To Pen Batman Graphic Novel, “Batman: Death By Design” To Be Released In 2012″

Foogos, Pop Culture & Sports Team Logos Made From Food

Foogos are quite simply, logos made out of food. From the Oakland Athletics logo in mustard and relish to the Hellboy logo done up in chili and cheese, the anonymous artist behind Foogos enjoys making everything from sports teams to comic art logos out of food.

Word as Image Book by Ji Lee

Word as Image ($14) is a new book by Ji Lee. Lee challenged himself to create images out of words, using only the letters in the word itself. The designer used only the graphic elements of the letters without adding outside elements. This book showcases nearly 100 of Ji Lee’s head-scratching word images, along withContinue reading “Word as Image Book by Ji Lee”

Building A Better Shopping Cart

Although this video is a few years old, I thought it might be interesting to individuals that care about teamwork, good design and innovation. I have talked about IDEO to many colleagues in the past and thought this video would provide a good snapshot of how this company thinks outside of the box – inContinue reading “Building A Better Shopping Cart”

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