GIANT WOODEN XYLOPHONE

April 8th, 2011

How often do you get to use the letter “X” in a word or sentence let alone a blog post. I get to use it in the title and body copy. What a great Friday!

The huge xylophone is set up in some pristine woods. There isn’t much to the spot, but its simplicity is what makes it beautiful.

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April 7th, 2011

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CEDAR STRIP WOOD KAYAK

April 1st, 2011

Doesn’t everything look better in wood? When I discovered this cedar strip Kayak today it took my breath away. The intricate wood inlays and details are amazing. Enjoy.

HERE’S A SPIFFY SHORT ABOUT MICHAEL WOLFF

March 29th, 2011

A Brief History of Title Design

March 24th, 2011

Motion graphics are one of my favorite forms of design. When ever I go to a movie I like watching the intro titles sometimes more than the films. Here are some of the classics, albeit shortened.

A Brief History of Title Design from Ian Albinson on Vimeo.

IT’S A JACKET, WAIT ITS A TENT, OH ITS A SLEEPING BAG

March 21st, 2011

If you’ve ever been camping or to a sporting event where you had to be prepared for any weather condition, but you didn’t want to haul a bunch of crap for that, just in case moment. The JakPak all in one solution promises to be a jacket (with hoodie), sleeping bag (leg warmer), and tent. They even through in suspenders for you peeps who can’t decide between a belt or… Its waterproof too. The guy in the video says you can even sit in a puddle if you want. I don’t want, but its nice to know I can!


BRANCA CHAIR – HOW ITS MADE

March 15th, 2011

I can’t seem to get enough of these “How Its Made” videos. I could watch them all day. Enjoy.

Branca from Juriaan Booij on Vimeo.

Design – Sam Hecht / Industrial Facility, 2010 – industrialfacility.co.uk
Manufacturer – Mattiazzi SpA – mattiazzi.eu
Film – Juriaan Booij – juriaanbooij.com

ONE POINT OH – LOVE PRINT

March 15th, 2011

LOVE this 2 color silkscreen print, pun intended. Its got some dazzling details, the ink is rich with crisp edges. It makes we want to dust off my press and get my hands dirty printing again. Check it here.

BEAUTIFUL FAUX VINTAGE HELMETS

March 14th, 2011

These wonderful little domes make me want to get another scooter. Of course it would have to be a lambretta to match the helmet. Too bad those don’t come cheap anymore. You can buy them here. Enjoy!

MEGA ANT COLONY CAST IN CONCRETE – VERY COOL

March 10th, 2011

I love bugs, I think they are fascinating. This video is not exception.Its a HUGE cast of an ant colony, simple amazing!