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Author: Yvonne Perez Emerson

Cinderella by Demakersvan

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Cinderella by Demakersvan

I love the work of the Dutch Design House, Demakersvan. Storytellers, from fantasy to factory, from statement to product. Producing beautiful work like this- "The Big Miracle of how some industrial products come about is a beautiful phenomenon if you look at it closely. The high tech machines are our — Continue reading

Sun Jar

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Sun Jar

These remind me of the days of my youth. Collecting firefly's in a jar to light up my night…well these aren't as crude.. we did set them free, eventually. Made with a traditional Mason jar and LED lighting, when the jar is placed in sunlight the solar cell creates an — Continue reading

Designer Toast

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects
Designer Toast

Designer Sung Bae Chang invented a toaster that can burn pretty much anything onto your morning slice. The Scan Toaster connects to a PC over USB and downloads everything from local weather conditions and the current time to the morning’s news headlines. Inside the toaster is a network of toasting — Continue reading

Greener Gadgets 09

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Greener Gadgets 09

Greener Gadgets, now in its second year, is a one-day conference scheduled for February 27, 2009 and features key representatives from some of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world, innovators from academic thinktanks, members of startups focused on renewable energy, and some of the leading minds in the — Continue reading

Inner Message

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends
Inner Message

Inner message Ring by designer Yoonjung Yun. These are simply beautiful.

Creative and Unusual Sofa Designs

Categories: Art + Graphics, Modern Decor + Objects
Creative and Unusual Sofa Designs

A collection of unusual and creative sofa designs from around the world. Via Toxel  

Bottletop

Categories: Art + Graphics, Fashion + Trends, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Bottletop

Bottletop is based on a very simple recipe. Funding projects having a positive impact on the health and well-being of young people world-wide. By fund-raising through fashion and music they focus on helping small, dynamic education initiatives, with a particular emphasis on sexual and reproductive health education. One of the — Continue reading

Lomography Pop 9 Camera

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Lomography Pop 9 Camera

Don’t carry nine cameras around. Grab this Lomography Pop 9 camera and embrace the Andy Warhol in you. The Pop 9 instantaneously transforms your environment into miniature explosions of pattern-repeating artistic dynamite. Although fun, funky don’t expect the power and creative control of a digital SLR or anything. Still pretty — Continue reading

Creative Sushi

Categories: Art + Graphics
Creative Sushi

I seem to eat a lot of sushi around this time of the year. After recently looking for a new place to explore, I was reminded of the beautiful sushi art of chef Ken Kawasumi. Ken Kawasumi has pioneered the culinary art of transforming the simple sushi roll (maki-zushi) into — Continue reading

Classic cassette tape USB hub

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Classic cassette tape USB hub

Ever wonder what happen to all those old cassette tapes? They aren’t really popular anymore for storing your old music collection, but they can help you power up all your myriad of USB devices with a blast from the past. There may no longer be tape hanging randomly from telegraph — Continue reading

Bugaboo Friends

Categories: Fashion + Trends, Kids + Baby
Bugaboo Friends

The stroller brand unveils a social network for parents. 72andSunny has launched a community section on the official site of Dutch stroller brand Bugaboo. The "Bugaboo Friends" section lets parents connect by creating profiles, uploading images that highlight their Bugaboo usage and offering tips on experiencing global adventures with their — Continue reading

Lace Fence

Categories: Fashion + Trends
Lace Fence

Industrial production is a big source of inspiration for dutch design house, Demakersvan. Often combining the sensitive and the small with the powerful, large and industrial. "The Lace Fence project translates that line of thinking. Fencing is a sign how we modified and cultivated our environment. Like brambles fences are — Continue reading

EcoSmart Fireplaces

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
EcoSmart Fireplaces

Stylish and striking, the EcoSmart ™ Fire is an Australian innovation – an environmentally friendly open fireplace. The EcoSmart™ Fire is flue less and does not require any installation or utility connection for fuel supply, which makes it ideal for just about any architectural environment. Fueled by a renewable modern — Continue reading

The work of JUN AOKI

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
The work of JUN AOKI

Architect Jun Aoki of Japan has a pretty impressive portfolio. The Sia Aoyama Building completed in April 2008 is really beautiful. I love the way he designed the windows and lighting of this very contemporary office space in the heart of Tokyo.

Community Art Makers- New Years Extravaganza!

Categories: News + Events + Contests
Community Art Makers- New Years Extravaganza!

On New Year’s Eve, as a finale to the Austin, TX First Night parade, artists Dave Umlas and Marrilee Ratcliffe are going to set a 34 foot tall, dual faced, functioning wooden clock ablaze. "So often, "art" is the tangible thing produced, something placed on a wall and revered or — Continue reading