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The Container Store has every kind of boxes and storage solution for every room in the house, office or even for travel. I particularly liked the Doorganizer, a hanging reminder/organizer for the doorknob for keys, eyeglasses, cell phones, palm-held devices, music players, even envelopes or newspapers fit into the strip at the back and Purse Organizer, a multiple pocket storage for your most frequently used items when you change your handbag.
French designer Julie Rothhahn, a graduate of Marc Brétillot‘s school, specializes in culinary design and has collaborated with brands such as the Grande Epicerie de Paris, Glassbox, Horeto, the Bam, the Gallery Fraich’attitude, Danone, the Manège Reims, Eurogerm, Mazet, SIAL, Survey Sampling and Newzy for these creations.
Colorblok’s Juliana Pedemonte provides stunning colour combination with motion graphics projects, art direction and illustration work to create stimulating visual experiences for companies such as MTV Latin America, VH1 and Nickelodeon Latin America. Also check out her Flickr page for more illustrations.
Nendo’s chocolate pencils come in a number of cocoa blends that vary in intensity, and chocolate lovers can use the pencil sharpener that comes with the plate to grate chocolate onto their dessert. Oooh, my knees just went weak.
Mary and Max, a made in Australia claymation shown to rave reviews on the opening night at Sundance Festival is a simple tale of pen-friendship between two very different people; Mary Dinkle, a chubby lonely eight year old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max Horovitz, a 44 year old, severely obese, Jewish man with Asperger’s Syndrome living in the chaos of New York.
Spanning 20 years and 2 continents, Mary and Max’s friendship survives much more than the average diet of life’s ups and downs. Mary and Max is innocent but not naive, as it takes us on a journey that explores friendship, autism, taxidermy, psychiatry, alcoholism, where babies come from, obesity, kleptomania, sexual difference, trust, copulating dogs, religious difference, agoraphobia and much much more.
It feature the voices of Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Eric Bana. If you can’t wait for it to hit the big screen, go here to read the review.
Capacity™ is a motion design studio which has just completed its rebranding for Cartoon Network based on vinyl toy-inspired characters. Using blank figures called Noods, they have incorporated different characters from CN airwaves into one place, resulting in a playground of rich colours and unlimited combinations.
Watch the amazing video here.
I miss lying on the grass and watching the clouds go by… I definitely need one of these.