Posts tagged “dailies

Pocket Artillery

Remember that tiny cannon you could fit in your hand? Now you can own your very own, and fire tiny but destructive BBs across the room. pre-order here – link 

 


Dare to Fight?

If you come across a ninja with a sign in front of him daring you to engage him in combat and even giving you a weapon to use, remember two things: 1. Ninjas are sneaky. 2. Bring coffee.


Branding 10 000 Lakes

An initiative by the designer Nicole Meyer based in Minneapolis, thinking the logos of over 10,000 lakes, which used to be very traditional.

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Artisanal Ansatz

Artisanal Ansatz is an art collective made up of a small group of Belgian designers that cite surrealism and caricature as chief influences. The group creates tee shirts with popular cultural staples like pop star Lady Gaga, Hip-Hop God Ol’ Dirty Bastard and filmaker Quentin Tarantino among others.  Remarkably, all of the designs that end up on their tee shirts are done with a very unlikely and archaic instrument – the ball point pen.

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Marble Manhattan

Artist Yukata Sone turned a village of Chinese artisans into urban topographers carving New York City out of marble.

Originally trained as an architect and with a natural bent toward obsessing over details, Sone started working in marble and twelve years ago discovered the traditional stone carvers in the tiny Chinese village of Chongwu. The carvers were mostly engaged in making stone dragons, lanterns, and Buddhas using age-old craft techniques. He asked a group to work with him on carving more dynamic shapes such as machinery and urban landscapes


Toyota Hilux – Tougher Than You Can Imagine

Toyota’s commercial for the 2012 Hilux is a hyperbolic romp through New Zealand that will make you want to get a Hilux and/or live in New Zealand.

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1965 Ford Mustang Wagon

A 1965 Ford Mustang Shooting Break can be bought from anAmerican showroom for nearly 50,000 euros.

Ford Mustang, one of the most famous and valued representatives of the  muscle car kingdom seems to have always one surprise. In the videos below you will get acquainted with the shooting brake version of a custom-build 1965 Mustang.


Carbon Fiber Bathtub

Austrian manufacturer Corcel has designed an amazing full carbon fiber bathtub called “Corcel N°1” .  The carbon fiber bathtub is extremely durable, lightweight and resistant to chemicals and harsh temperatures


TAG Heuer Mikrotimer Concept

TAG Heuer’s Mikrotimer Flying 1000 concept watch is the only watch in the world that can measure time down to 1/1000th of a second, thanks to its insanely fast caliber.


Fast Garlic Peeling

Peeling garlic is a messy and tedious process. Or is it? Let the food and travel magazine Saveur and their editor Todd Coleman show you a much better and manlier way to do the job.


Daft Punk & Coca Cola

After the first set of bottles, here is the new collaboration of Coca-Cola the unique group Daft Punk. Created by dressing two bottles with precious metals, like their cap: gold and silver. All limited to 20 signed copies.


Big Daddy Nerf Gun

The Big Daddy Nerf Gun ($300) is crafted from wood planks that were part of a 75-year-old chair and hand-riveted aluminum, and sports a working scope. It holds 10 whistler Nerf darts and all the dreams of your steam-powered childhood.

 


Japanese Restaurant Serves World’s Largest Sushi

The Umewaka Restaurant in Anjo City, Japan serves the “Generous Roll”, a futomaki that weighs more than 13 lbs. and has a diameter of almost 8″. The cost? About $200.


Rubber bookshelves

Luke Hart created these rubber bookshelves for The Sculpture House. They have the delightful impracticality of all the everyday objects crafted from rubber that appear in old Warner Brothers cartoons, and the bright red coloring is an especially nice touch.

 


Cat Scratch

If you buy your cat just one toy this year, please let it be this one! This latest SUCK UK creation is the cat scratching DJ Box.

The design of the Cat Scratch is even true to a real-life DJ turntable. The tone arm for example and the base has been designed to replicate the real deal. To that effect, the deck completely spins as the cat attacks it with its nails. The Cat Scratch retails for £15.99


Oui Fm Campaign

Here is the new print campaign for Oui Radio , devised by the  the photographer Matthew Raffard. A new baseline “Rock is here to change your life” to announce that the station now broadcasts in Province,France.


LEGO – Life-Size Pixelated Ford Explorer

Ford has created a full-size replica of the company’s new Explorer crafted from Lego bricks. The sculpture was created by 22 designers over the course of 2,500 hours. All told, there are 380,000 individual bricks at work, weighing in at a hefty 2,654 pounds, and a 768-pound aluminum platform supports the creation.


Cartella for Macbook Air

Cartella for MacBook Air.  It resembles the classic and always stylish Moleskin Notebook.  But instead of containing a ream of paper, its frame has been machined within 1/4000 of inch to hold an 11-inch or 13-inch Macbook Air securely in place.  All ports remain accessible so you won’t have to remove the laptop to plug it in or use a USB device


Lycoming R680 9 Cylinder Radial Engine Table

Currently on display at Decoratum Gallery in London, the Cylinder Radial Engine Table is made from a US Army Boeing-Stearman PT-13 engine acquired from the Canadian Museum of Flight, Langley, British Columbia. Constructed between 1936 and 1938. Price: £ 19,750   


Mophie Juice Pack Reserve

The Mophie Juice Pack Reserve is an emergency keychain power source for the iPhone and iPod. It has a 700mAh battery and elegantly integrated USB cable and 30-pin connector.


Kidrobot Swatch Stop Motion Video

a follow-up to their latest collaboration, Kidrobot and Swatch release a stop motion video highlighting the eight Swatch Gent timepieces and Dunny figurines that were adapted for the artist campaign.  The elaborate project has done its fair share of promotion over the past few weeks, but the impressive stop motion short is likely to be one of the more notable endeavors to date.  Written, directed and produced by Happycentro, the Italian creative group combined a total of 1404 frames to comprise the fluid video that lasts for just under two minutes


Formula 1 Comes To America – Red Bull Racing Takes First Lap In Texas

To celebrate the arrival of the Forumal 1 racing circuit in America, Red Bull Racing produced a really nice clip in Texas, having their F1 showcar chased by cowboys on a ranch. The F1 Circuit of the Americas takes place in Austin, Texas, on November 18th, 2011.


‘On Tour’ Series Furniture

It may look like a rolling amp and speaker cabinet for a rock band, but the On Tour cabinet fromAureate actually conceals shelves and drawers for storing books, games, movies, and what-not.


Orime Mouse by Elecom @ Nendo

The Japanese peripheral company Elecom has released a striking new mouse, the Orime Mouse as designed by Nendo.  This faceted, lo-fi design is an array of flat surfaces meeting on hard edges, with no curves or slopes by nature.  On the functional side, your standard three buttons (with scroll) are in place, as well as a fourth button on the left side of the mouse.  It connects wirelessly using a USB dongle and is available in four different color styles.

 


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