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Pillows You Can Write On by Veinticuatrodientes

Pillows You Can Write On by Veinticuatrodientes

October 29, 2010

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Christopher Jobson

Note Me Pillows by Veinticuatrodientes are pillows you can write on. Messages can be erased by running the pillow under cold water. At our house the pillow would say “Please don’t sit here until the dog has been walked. I love you and you’re cute.” (via mocoloco) More



Photography

Thomas Jackson Photographs Robots Doing Everyday Chores

Thomas Jackson Photographs Robots Doing Everyday Chores

Oct.28.10

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Christopher

Any time I’m tagging a post with art, photography, and robots you know it’s gotta be good. Great photos from New York photographer Thomas Jackson. (via i like this blog, with a quick 5-question interview) More



Design Photography

Japanese String Gardens Suspend Plants Above Ground

Japanese String Gardens Suspend Plants Above Ground

Oct.28.10

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Christopher






String gardens are a botanical technique meant to raise plants to eye level. Small moss balls called kokedama house the root system which is wrapped and then suspended by total awesomeness. (via designboom) More



Design

Alphabet Shelf by Lincoln Kayiwa

Alphabet Shelf by Lincoln Kayiwa

Oct.25.10

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Christopher



The Aakkoset shelf (aakkoset = alphabet in Finnish) by Finland-based Lincoln Kayiwa comes in 8 different colors. Though it might be slightly out of reach for the typical IKEA-going crowd at $21,000. More



Design

Heath Ceramics Makes Iced Tea Required Drinking

Heath Ceramics Makes Iced Tea Required Drinking

Oct.25.10

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Christopher

This may be the first and the last iced tea set that makes it onto Colossal, but we have a thing for ceramics so deal. (via annelinnting) More



Design

NY Store Kiosk Sources Everyday Treasures from Japan

NY Store Kiosk Sources Everyday Treasures from Japan

Oct.22.10

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Christopher


I stumbled onto Kiosk when doing research for the minimalist bottle openers post a few weeks ago. The folks who run this NY-based store trek far and wide to places like Sweden, Finland, or Hong Kong and pick up tons of funky stuff that you’ve probably never seen before. Some things are quirky, some utilitarian, others just decorative and fun. The spoils from their second journey to Japan went online last night. More



Design

Lois, a Cedar topped table with a frisky attitude

Lois, a Cedar topped table with a frisky attitude

Oct.21.10

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Christopher

Behold the world’s first minimalist steampunk table. The Lois is a one-of-a-kind table designed by Charles Waugh out of Boring, Oregon where apparently he makes stuff that’s anything but boring. More



Design

Vase & Leuchte by Miriam Aust

Vase & Leuchte by Miriam Aust

Oct.21.10

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Christopher




I think I just had a plantgasm. I’d love to link you to where these things are for sale, however this is only (!) an art project by German artist Miriam Aust. (via designboom) More



Design History

Dieter Rams Radios for Braun

Dieter Rams Radios for Braun

Oct.20.10

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Christopher

Three radios designed by Dieter Rams for Braun between 1959-1963. While you’re at it, why not brush up on Rams ten principles for good design. (via annelinnting) More



Design

Just in time for Christmas: Hover Lights

Just in time for Christmas: Hover Lights

Oct.19.10

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Christopher

The LOS#2 by Crealev is now on sale via Los!Concepts. This particular levitating light source will set you back about $1,800. (via doorknob) More



Art Design

1,500 Nails + 1,000 Feet of String, and 5 Days of Work

1,500 Nails + 1,000 Feet of String, and 5 Days of Work

Oct.16.10

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Christopher

Details are sketchy but this appears to be from a 2006 exhibit in Germany called FashionPunk. More images via Behance. More