Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The Classicist: Made in the Shade – Porsche Design Heritage Collection

August 17, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Unlike some collections whose famous names reflect only lucrative licensing deals, products bearing the Porsche Design label have a pedigree that’s strongly linked to the famed sports car marque. The Porsche Design Studio was established in 1972 by Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, designer of the iconic Porsche 911 and grandson of the founder of the [...]

Sweet Structures. Buildings Made Of Sugarcubes by Lionel Scoccimaro.

August 12, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

above: a digital print of Lionel Scoccimaro’s Sugar cube tower atop raw meat Marseille-born and based artist Lionel Scoccimaro is a photographer and sculptor whose work encompasses many different art genres and utilizes various unusual materials. One of his most interesting series are his sugar cube sculptures in the forms of buildings, water towers and [...]

Vintage Baseball Cards Made into Notepads

August 5, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Finally a good use for all those 1989 Topps Chris Sabo cards. Erin Zam is making and selling these really solid notepads that would be great for any baseball fan. She takes old 1950′s baseball cards and slices them down the middle so that the front and back of the same card is used as [...]

A Light Made Of Hangers?

July 20, 2010 by admin · 1 Comment 

Wire hangers were really my first tool and resource to build all sorts of things when I was kid so it’s no surprise someone thought to turn a bunch of them into a chandelier called Light MI. You basically have a series of fixed hangers around a bulb. The shape becomes abstract but familiar in [...]

Black Badger Turns Heads With Eccentric Coasters Made From Carbon Fiber and Titanium

July 14, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Luxury is anything that a classy appeal to it and a hefty price tag. It is also about the process of glorifying mundane objects and making them a highlight of your temperaments. When I speak of sleek from Black Badger, I am referring to that connotation of luxury. If you’re coffee table or dining area [...]

A polo shirt made of porcelain shards!

July 2, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

A polo shirt made of broken china? When I first heard about it, I was like, is this for real? But it is real my friend. This is a new feat in the world of apparel design, where everyone is in a race to make the most unique clothing with the most unique material. Last [...]

A stiletto made of gold and diamonds. Any takers?

June 30, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

A £100,000 worth stiletto! Hmmm…I am not sure who would buy this. But then again, there are a number of crazy filthy rich women out there with a show fetish. The name of this pair is called Eternal Diamond stiletto, and it is made entirely from gold and diamonds. Ok that explains the price. The [...]

10,000th Lamborghini Gallardo Made

June 29, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Lamborghini fans, take note–there are now 10,000 Gallardos cruising the streets. On June 25th, 2010, the 10,000th such Luc Donckerwolke-designed sports car rolled off the factory line. Workers dubbed it Lamborghini Day and crowded around the Midas yellow car for a photo op, as you can see above. What’s so special about the Gallardo? Aside [...]

Sherwin Williams Launches Colorful New Ad Campaign Made of Paint Chips

June 19, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

A new fully integrated marketing campaign by McKinney Agency for Sherwin Williams paint stores celebrates a world made entirely of color chips. The launch effort consists of three tv commercials, four print ads, online advertising, an iPhone app and an interactive Color Visualizer. The three 30-second animated television spots were directed and produced by Buck [...]

Nike ‘Ballman’ Made of 3000 Soccer Balls For World Cup

June 16, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Nike continues to impress with more of their interesting and artful projects for the 2010 World Cup. In addition to the fabulous carved crayons, a giant sculpture comprised of almost 3,000 footballs (that’s soccer balls for those of us in the US) designed by Leeds-based Ratcliffe Fowler Design hangs in the atrium of the Carlton [...]