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Periodic Table Printmaking Project

The Periodic Table Printmaking Project was a project started and coordinated by Jennifer Schmitt, aka AzureGrackle. Ninety-six printmakers of all experience levels, have joined together to produce 118 prints in any medium; woodcut, linocut, monotype, etching, lithograph, silkscreen, or any … Continue reading

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Book shelves with a bench by Stanislav Katz

If I had space and money, I would love to have one of those book shelves with a bench, designed by Stanislav Katz. And in the case of having both, and the oportunity to buy it, I would change the … Continue reading

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2007 Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge

In the journal’s 28 September 2007 issue, Science, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, is pleased to present the winners and honorable mentions in the fifth annual Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. Each winner has a small article on … Continue reading

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Bent Objects

Get a wire, add some objects, some talent and a lot of imagination and you get Bent Objects. The blog is described as This is a collection of things that I make, and images that I take. The blog has … Continue reading

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Nemo Gould

The artist Nemo Gould has been creating his signature style of kinetic metal and found object sculpture for over 20 years. His portfolio has shows fabulous mixed media and found object sculptures, with a neat retro style. It also includes … Continue reading

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TankBooks

Replace a good habit for a bad one: stop smoking and go read a book. To help you, try, TankBooks – Tales to take your breath away. The ThankBooks pay a homage to the iconic and successful design objects, the … Continue reading

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Canard de bain

When I saw the picture above one word came to my mind: Patinho! If you aren’t familiar with Portuguese, patinho have the same meaning as “kitty” has to cats and puppy to “dogs”, it’s a little duck in a much … Continue reading

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Suck My Bic

People have phases in life. I had a phase of destroy pencils biting them, until broken them. I stopped doing that moving to another bad habit: biting pens. I used to destroy the pen caps with an impressive speed, specially … Continue reading

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Lockwasher’s robots

When I blogged about Lockwasher Design I had no idea that beyond being a talented designer he was also a vintage robot collector or that he had much more robot sculptures than those presented in his site. His Flickr page … Continue reading

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Moppel LED Lights

What I most appreciate in designers nowadays is that they learnt a lesson: design don’t need to be pretty and unusual only; they have to have something else. like looking funny, and they have to be functional. The neat Moppel … Continue reading

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