Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Dutch designers of Demakersvan started this idea as a design thesis project but it has since started to go into mass-production for commercial and home use due to popular appeal.
Combining the delicate decorative appeal of lace and the polar-opposite aesthetic of rugged wire fencing, these works of bent steel are like functional and appealing versions of boring large-scale metal artwork you see at office buildings.
"Our objective is simple. We're men. Men who like cupcakes. not the frilly pink-frosted sprinkles-and-unicorsn- kind of cupcakes. We make manly cupcakes. For manly men."
Hilarious! Check it out.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
With this Giant Teacup anyone can feel a bit like Alice in Wonderland! The oversized teacups at Thorstenvanelten are perfect for those who like gardening and growing their own herbs with a touch of style.
Viktor & Rolf celebrate their Flowerbomb perfume's 5th birthday with a cake from top chef and pastry chef of the hotel Meurice in Paris. The ingredients the chefs choose have the same taste as the notes of the perfume.
The text on the border reads:
Do you really need that second helping? It's hard to be around you when you eat like this. Please stop eating. We're worried about you. For the love of god stop eating.
Buy it here.
Really cool ambient for Ambi Pur's "Pink Flowers Room Spray".
Agency: Jung von Matt AG, Germany
Creative Directors: Jacques Pense, Michael Ohanian
Art Director: Nicole Grözinger
Artist: Sarah Illenberger
Cork isn’t just for bulletin boards and wine bottles! This umbrella designed by Sandra Correia is available at the MoMA Store. The handle is made from wood and the dome is water-resistant and eco-friendly.
Land Peel is a furniture developed by Japanese industrial design student Shin Yamashita from the Kyoto Institute of Technology. It is a flat three piece mat set from which a table, seat or rest can be made simply by lifting the panels. When done using, the furniture can be discreetly tucked away.
The flexibility of the lounge floor mat makes it ideal for all leisurely activities such as
watching television, studying, lying down, or reading a book.
Sunday, March 28, 2010
Stuart Hughes’ MacBook Air Supreme Ice Edition is crafted from 2500 grams of platinum and 25.5 carats of diamonds. Get it for around $200,000.
Add a beveled, drop-shadowed layer of complexity to your decor with Menino’s Wall Bar; instantly recognizable by Photoshop fans, it’s a 31.5″ silk-screened MDF board of PS tools.
Esslack Food Spray, the Deli Garage (Germany), you can now stain your tomatoes, pretzels, and whatever other food screams out to be covered in gold.
"Using these fresh spray cans full of edible silver and gold paint, food goes from ordinary to bling in seconds."