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Author: Anand Gahlot

Lens Quencher

Categories: DIY + How To, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Lens Quencher

Saw this over at BTLD and had to share. How many of our photog-nerds have been missing this in their lives?!    My only complaint is that it's not a Nikon lens. Learn more and buy it here.

Behind Bears

Categories: Art + Graphics

What a compelling animation by Erin Hilleli. This definitely got a repeat viewing… that good. Enjoy. Between Bears from Eran Hilleli

Cushionized

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Cushionized

I've heard the expression "burning the candle at both ends" throughout my life, but it wasn't until this morning that I realized what it actually meant to be a candle that was burning from both ends. This morning I slept through my obnoxiously loud alarm and still haven't managed to — Continue reading

Tribble Trouble.

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
Tribble Trouble.

I'm not really a Star Trek nerd, but this is such a cool poster that I had to share. It has brilliant layout, illustrations and amazing overall design. Also, the Tribbles episode is the only episode I remembering watching with my Grandfather as a kid. I'm sure I'm not appreciating — Continue reading

Note

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Local + Travel, Modern Decor + Objects
Note

I love this brilliant concept and design by Scholz & Friends for Panasonic's Note ear buds. Clever and simple. Via Lovely Packages

Digital Podge

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Digital Podge

I've been swimming in boring corporate web design for the last few weeks. So I had to take a break and look at some visually refreshing sites that cured the numbness in my brain (and soul)! I came across a site that smacked me in the face with it's illustrations — Continue reading

Up There

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends

Up There is a mini-documentary about the dying art of hand painted signs. Beautifully shot and great interviews with the artisits who are keeping the art alive. "I wrote this documentary along with my friends Malcolm and Christine, as part of The Ritual Project sponsored by Stella Artois (more at — Continue reading

Dapper Beer

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Dapper Beer

I can safely say that this is the first time I might feel comfortable getting fashion advice from a beer. Awesome package design by dd|a: “We at dd|a are brand zealots and proud of it. There’s no brand half full or brand half empty here; our brand cup overfloweth. Indeed, — Continue reading

iRetro

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
iRetro

If you find yourself saying, "Man, my iPhone is just too new school and cutting edge!" Well, now I've found just the thing for you to breathe a sigh of relief… The iRetrofone Base. This resin-molded phone base, inspired by Henry Dreyfuss' iconic rotary phone design, lets you dock your — Continue reading

Havaianas Welcome Mat

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
Havaianas Welcome Mat

One of my biggest pet peeves is having to wear shoes to work. For some reason, I just can't handle wearing shoes all day long while trying to be creative and inspired. When I made the move from Sydney, Australia back to Washington, DC – the biggest adjustment I had — Continue reading

Sunshine Enema

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests
Sunshine Enema

I just came across an AMAZING package design for San Fran-based band Marrow and their newest album release. The album is called Sunshine Enema and is included on a USB flash drive in the shape of a pill, in a prescription pill bottle with full prescription literature. This concept is — Continue reading

On the Road.

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel
On the Road.

Recently, my band of misfit friends and I are thinking about organizing a cross-country trip from DC to California. The main reason being that I have never successfully left the east coast of America and think that it is about time I witnessed the rest of our glorious country. Since — Continue reading

QT Tribute Posters

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
QT Tribute Posters

Ibraheem Youssef has designed some amazing vintage-style tribute posters for Quentin Tarantino films. I am a huge fan of Tarantino movies and this illustrated, vintage aesthetic… DOUBLE WHAMMY! Pretty awesome – make sure to grab them here. –Ff–

Dog Stache

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Dog Stache

I just "buzzed" across this today and literally did a spit take with my coffee. Dogs with staches rule!Really clever concept for a dog toy. Thanks to Jason for sharing. UPDATE::  Sorry I forgot to include the link to where you can grab these. Go get one here. –Ff–

Kaffe 1668

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Kaffe 1668

Megan Cummins has brought together the perfect combination of label design and infographics for Kaffe 1668, a Manhattan coffee and tea company. Design synergy! "I recently did work for a start-up tea & coffee company in downtown Manhattan. They were on a very tight budget and needing everything to be — Continue reading

Is anybody out there?

Categories: Art + Graphics
Is anybody out there?

Michael Paukner has designed an amazing info-graphic that compiles data from the UCS Satellite Database showing us what’s actually out in space in terms of functional and nonfunctional satellites. You’ll be surprised at the the results… Check out the full size version here. via –Ff–

Bookbook

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Bookbook

This has to be THE most bad-ass way to carry your MacBook around… hands down!    "BookBook is a one-of-a-kind, hardback leather case designed exclusively for MacBook and MacBook Pro. Available in Classic Black or Vibrant Red, BookBook brings three levels of security to your prized Mac. First, the hardback — Continue reading

Idea killers

Categories: Art + Graphics
Idea killers

I've had a pretty rough week at my 9 to 5 – but the highlight of my week has been these illustrations by Scott Campbell. Amazing work and great for a laugh… you guys know this is all quite accurate. My 9 to 5 situation keeps drawing me towards Jason — Continue reading

Tea-Shirts

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Tea-Shirts

Soon Mo Kang's Hanger Tea is a creative new approach to packaging and using tea bags. The tea bags are in the shape of a t-shirt with built-in hangers that come packaged in a mini tea closet. The hangers function as a hook for used tea bags to be put — Continue reading

Hair Loss Memo Pad

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Hair Loss Memo Pad

I love this marketing campaign created by JWT for Pantogar, a hair revitalizer.  The concept: "Losing hair gradually is a problem people tend to neglect. A specially designed memo pad is made to engage people with the problem of hair loss. As users tear off memo sheets every day, the — Continue reading