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Author: Anand Gahlot

GE packaging concept II

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
GE packaging concept II

Check out Mongkol Praneenit's proposed redesign of the GE light bulb packaging and find it quite interesting in aesthetics and the use of materials. "This is a redesign for General Electric high-end light bulbs. The package is designed with recycled material to promote sustainability. Information is cleanly organized into a label — Continue reading

The Cosmonauts

Categories: Art + Graphics
The Cosmonauts

Jeremy Geddes has a solid collection of paintings under his belt. The white and red cosmonauts are amazing… Make sure to check out the rest of his work here. Along with paintings, there are prints that are also available on select pieces… grab them here. –sdotg–

S+arck Palindrome Too

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
S+arck Palindrome Too

So it's about that time of year when we start slacking during our work day and start shopping for gifts online! (Well, most of us) I have the perfect gift for all you that have a punctual, design-nerd on their list. The S+ark Paindrome Too ! "Two stylish timepieces live — Continue reading

Lumadessa

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Lumadessa

I just stumbled across some amazing prints over at Lumadessa, a little art and design label by Josh Brill that focuses on limited edition art prints and design products. The Extinct Edition is brilliant! I love the color palette and the use of shapes to create a "sciencey" aesthetic to — Continue reading

Moustache Mugs

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Moustache Mugs

We can all agree that nothing in the this world is cooler than a well-groomed moustache. Not all of us have the ability to sport a wicked moustache, whether it be for biological reasons or fear of social ridicule. But now you can with the moustache mugs… They come in — Continue reading

Graphos

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

Michelle Lam's Graphos playing cards are an awesome little piece she designed for her graduation project. She wanted to spread the love and knowledge of typography in a fun and interactive way – so she used a deck of cards to do so. “Graphos Playing Cards are designed to inspire — Continue reading

Evolution of the mobile phone.

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby
Evolution of the mobile phone.

Kyle Bean is truly a master of 3D form and model making. Check out this awesome project he created showing the evolution of the mobile phone (from Zach Morris style to the iPhone!) in the style of Russian Dolls. Pretty friggin' awesome, right? Make sure to check out the rest — Continue reading

Mustachio Shakers

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Mustachio Shakers

Facial hair themed salt and pepper shakers! What a great way to kick off MO-vember. Grab them off Etsy. via –sdotg–

I Love Lamp…

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
I Love Lamp…

We all love flat pack objects! They are eco-friendly with reduced packaging and we can assemble them ourselves and feel more involved in initiating the life cycle of the object. Not to mention, I'm obsessed with seeing how things are put together. Check out the Flat Lamp… "The lamp arrives — Continue reading

Book Tree

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Book Tree

Check out this awesome tree bookshelf by Shawn Sho. I would totally put this in my office! –sdotg–

Bicy-clock

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Bicy-clock

This clock is amazing ! "This clock was made from an old recycled aluminum bike wheel. The wheel mounts directly to the wall through the hub using a hollow wall anchor and gives the illusion that it is floating off the wall. The clock movement is a high torque German — Continue reading

Debonair

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Debonair

There is only one thing that can make a traditional cigar cooler and more stylish than it already is… a monocle ! Check out the clean and crisp branding and packaging for Debonair Cigars by Royalt. “Debonair Cigars and Tobacco are designed with a focus on the early 1900’s. Stay — Continue reading

Rethink the Stationery

Categories: Art + Graphics
Rethink the Stationery

As designers, all we want to do is create fun, exciting and effective products. Also, all we need is a client who will trust us to do so with an open mind. La Charcuterie Deli did just that and the awesome folks at Rethink Communications totally hit a home run — Continue reading

WoodStation

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
WoodStation

Fall is starting to ease it's way into my area these days and the temperature and weather are as unpredictable as ever. I think it's time to invest in the WoodStation… a sleek, wooden block with a LED display that projects all the information you need to get out of — Continue reading

The Space Between

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests
The Space Between

The Space Between Light and Shade is Benjamin Shine's latest artwork that creates a portrait by pleating and pressing a single piece of tulle netting. "Following an ongoing series of portraits which explore fabric manipulation and construction ideas, Shines latest technique exploits the translucent qualities of tulle fabric to generate — Continue reading

Are you a BookMarker

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Are you a BookMarker

I'm quite guilty of "occasionally" writing, tagging, folding and popping in any random object laying around into my reading materials. As of today, I am going to turn things up a notch… with the BookMarker™! This is a pen/flag dispenser/bookmark/book strap all in one easy to carry object. Never lose — Continue reading

Krumnikl Disko

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Krumnikl Disko

Kevin Krumnikl, of Krumnikl Environment, creates some amazing wood furniture. I love how there is a seamless integration of the electronics into the form of the table. It  is so clean and awesome that I want to give him, and the tables, a big design hug! Make sure to check — Continue reading

Cash for Clunkers

Categories: Art + Graphics, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Cash for Clunkers

If you're living in the US, I'm sure you've been bombarded by all the buzz and coverage (whether negative or positive) on the Cash for Clunkers program. Now thanks to Gavin Potenza and the awesome folks at GOOD – we have a brilliant infographic that will make sense of it — Continue reading

Aroma Lisa

Categories: Art + Graphics, Local + Travel, News + Events + Contests
Aroma Lisa

Sydney’s historic Rocks district held it’s 12th annual Aroma Festival which features the smallest of roasters next to bigger coffee houses, all offering their roasts and blends to the public. This festival is popular amongst Syndeysider’s with it’s variety of stalls that feature coffee, tea, spices, chocolates and other sweet — Continue reading

Mailstream

Categories: Art + Graphics
Mailstream

This infographic from Deliver Magazine is an awesome representation of what's in our mailstream. The data is from 2007, pre-Netflix boom, which explains why there aren't a bunch of Netflix goodies in there! Marketers are really good at understanding what makes a mail piece stand out, but it’s not always — Continue reading