Did you know last Sunday was International Tree Climbing Day?
Mom always yelled at me for writing on the table, but now there’s an exception, so nothing’s stopping you from thinking like a kid again. YouTube Typography. Public river transportation maps. Remote controlled, camera-equipped bird of the week: the Nano Hummingbird, and today’s special: Beer & Pretzel Marshmallows. Level Architects design a house with an integrated slide system for kids, or you could just settle for your own backyard rocket ship.
Have some wall space? Check out the newly launched Editions of 100. Reclaimed business cards laser cut with new life. Colossal’s new offices. A sequence of lines consecutively traced by 500 individuals. Welcome to Finca Bellavista a sustainable treehouse community. Genius Vomit, from photographer Paul Octavious. John Malkovich in rare graphically modified form. Just in time for President’s day, the Make Your Own Zombie Kit; and seen on the streets of Chicago, Zombie Hepburn. And finally a repentant washing machine named Gene appears in New York laundromats bearing gifts after years of unbridled sock consumption.
It took 25 years to convert this concrete factory into a into a castle home. A cat eating with its hands made me laugh. The exploded paper works of Sarah Bridgland. Blogs to know and love: Lustik, things magazine, and vox humana. Just in time for Valentine’s some really big ass Helvetica. The Notologist leaves notes in cafés and bookstores in hopes that people find them, log on and write a note back. A line of thought I support: music philosophy. And the brilliant work of photographer Hengki Koentjoro.
Sorry posting has been light this week, will try to resume my regular schedule of awesomeness soon. The photo above is by fashion photographer Matias Troncoso (nsfw!).
This week I learned how to make my own mini wind-powered Theo Jansen beast. One of the better art prints of a woman lounging on an octopus you’ll ever see. Just in time for Valentine’s: wearable planter necklaces. The photography of Dan Holdsworth. A limited edition paper model set for creating geometrically awesome clouds. We’re in the market for the new house and we’d prefer one with a living room spa. A new kind of aluminum can and a wooden ammunition pencil. This is what a $90,000 clock looks like. Take a dip in a bomb crater swimming pool. Refacing government tender. A bunch of beautiful ladies in enormous bubbles. The deconstructing chair by Mads Jeppe Hansen. Ben Huttly just won student packaging design. Completely insane stacked felt typography. And a bicycle for the lawnmower man.