My neighborhood has been overrun by cicadas. They’ve been quite entertaining. Here’s one quick cicada story: When they first started popping up, I left a portion of my yard unmowed to give them time to find the tree and do their cicada thing. I figured three weeks was enough time and I mowed my cicada […]
Archive | June, 2007
from core77: Pepsi challenged US designers to design artwork for the next aluminum can. 100,000 entries later, the pool was reduced to just 5 final designs. Now there’s a nifty little interactive website up for the public to pick and choose which designer is awarded $10,000 with their artwork printed on 500 million cans.
Studio Frederik Molenshot designed two intriguing products, Solid Poetry and Bladeren. Solid Poetry looks like ordinary concrete slab. That is, until water touches the surface. Water reveals a hidden pattern in the concrete. Don’t ask me how they did it. It’s just freakin’ amazing. Bladeren is felt interlocking leaves. Plain and simple.
A while back I bought a bunch of old photographs on ebay. One of my favorite photos has a pillow with an embroidered message on the pillow. I ran it through freetranslation.com and it couldn’t translate the first word. “susse hermat” is “here rent”. The “u” in “stebenburgen” and “susse” are umlauts. I dig the […]
I don’t know much about collegiate sports, but I do know that the Alabama Crimson Tide logo is sweet! Don’t mess with that angry elephant.
Does anyone else suffer from Photocopy Sensory Overload Disorder? You may and you just don’t know it. That’s because I just made up PSOD (Photocopy Sensory Overload Disorder). Whenever I am working at the photocopier for a long period of time, I get extremely tired afterwards. I figured out why. My senses are getting overloaded. […]
I was surfing the net trying to find the sized tin for my great junky $20 keychain camera and I came across containerandpackaging.com. They have a “picture catalog” page that shows ALL their containers. It’s a visual delight. I took screen shots of the collection and stitched them together into one image shown above. I […]
Cidori installation by Kengo Kuma, in collaboration with Bals Tokyo, Motorola, and Target.This would be great fun to photograph. thanks, core77
Terry Border of Indianapolis has a bunch of fun and thoughtful wire sculptures. Check out his blog. The image i choose for this blog post isn’t that much “fun”, but I thought it told a very strong story.
styrofoam lamp by Miss Baba. If that doesn’t cut it for you, then how about this?: thanks, core77