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For some reason, these really appeals to me. These little sculptures by ilovegreyskies is a little creepy but oh so cute! Happy weekend everyone.
“As we trend toward more and more use of cheap plastics and electronics in kids’ product, landfills are being flooded by synthetic and toxic materials. For example according to the EPA, over 179,000 tons of batteries end up in the landfills every year.
That’s where Imajen Exploration Tools come in, incorporating several sustainability strategies, including making a one material product, using renewable resources, and promoting extended life usage. Unlike most toys which are made to be disposable and thrown away, Imajen tools grow with the child remaining as beautiful artifacts that are displayed or handed down to the next generation of explorers. These tools help facilitate the child’s innate creativity while connecting them to the wonders of nature.”
An interesting concept from Das Ding – what is drier than a desert? And what symbolizes deserts better than cacti? That’s why this is the most apt outdoor linen dryer in the history of dryers. You can hang your clothes between two cacti and maybe they will take a hint and dry faster than usual!
Fable is a sculptural mantle clock which displays the time in an engaging and captivating way. The classically shaped domed cage frames a tranquil scene, the rotating tree moves with every second gently swaying the swing as time passes by. The hour and minute hands rotate with the correct time passing through the viewing circles at the front. This is just too beautiful!
As the part of its “Tribute to Fashion” charity project, Coca Cola asked some of the best Italian designers to put their stamp on its limited edition bottle, including Moschino, Donatella Versace, Angela Missoni, Alberto Ferreti, Consuelo Castiglioni and Etro, who showcased their creations at the Milano Fashion Centre.
How cute are these pigeon sticky notes from Takashi Tsunoda, available at Rakuten. Great for sneaking in a little note to your loved ones.
New collaboration between Phillipe Starck, Peugeot and Mayor of Bordeaux has resulted in this very cool looking bike. In November 2011, the City of Bordeaux in France began a special consultation with its citizens. In an exercise that could easily have created a Homer mobile, participants were asked to make suggestions on what they would like to see included in the design of a new town bike. Over 300 citizens shared their ideas, which designer Philippe Starck has now used as the inspiration for what has been provisionally called the City Pibal Streamer – an eye-catching concept where riders can opt to sit and pedal like on a traditional bike, or stand on the platform and use like a scooter.