Posts from — November 2008
Who doesn’t like to watch dominoes topple? Domino Day 2008 was on November 15th, and the Weijers Domino Productions team tried to break the current world record for domino toppling by setting up 4.5 million dominoes.
Watch the video below to see what happened and click the link to read more..
November 30, 2008 No Comments 3,445 views
Cosmic Motors is a book written by Daniel Simon, who in real life has worked for Bugatti and Lamborghini. It contains lots of gorgeous renderings of futuristic vehicles with a little backstory.
November 25, 2008 1 Comment 8,850 views
These modular shelving units from Russian industrial designer Maria Yasko are lovely, eyecatching side pieces for your rooms. Together with the wall graphics they look just like a CAD drawing!
November 24, 2008 No Comments 2,262 views
Driftwood sculptures by Yalos Alanya. Driftwood pieces are collected and put together and to bring out the beauty perfectly created by nature. The objects are not changed in anyway.
November 23, 2008 No Comments 8,630 views
Florian Krautli has created a magnetic curtain – a simple, brilliant idea. This would save me having to manipulate our curtains countless times to get it to stay as I want.
“A curtain which you can shape to any form. Through the incorporated structure and magnets, it stays in the shape you push and pull it to.”
November 22, 2008 No Comments 2,077 views
Yurko Gutsulyak designed this delightfully dangerous Calendar of Matches.
Each page is a month with a comb made of matches with each match corresponding to a day.
The matches are real and the construction of the calendar is absolutely safe, although I would suggest this item is for the riskier of us. Maybe if there are any stuntmen in the house?
November 21, 2008 No Comments 2,256 views
Pharell’s Billionaire Boys Club have released a new accessory – the “Star Trek” Gloves. These form the famous Vulcan salute, as seen in the movies.
Now all you trekkies can salute all you like during Winter and not feel the cold.
November 20, 2008 No Comments 2,612 views
Siggeir Hafsteinsson brings Star Wars to Iceland with these old halftone art photos that depict storm troopers, Nebulon-Bs and AT-ATs. Reykjavik will never be the same!
November 17, 2008 No Comments 2,303 views
Who wouldn’t want to be as flexible as this guy? Well, probably alot of you, but this ad still carries across the message of the flexible toothbrush – you can’t miss that head!
November 16, 2008 No Comments 4,183 views
Following our previous Vintage and Retro Typography Showcase, here are some inspirational Vintage advertisements.
They look like they were spot on in terms of attracting sales at the time, but if taken seriously now, would be laughable. But that’s what makes them appealing now, so the retro touch can be used when appropriate to sell afterall!
November 15, 2008 No Comments 2,899 views