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Printed Short Stories That Double as Wine Bottle Labels

Printed Short Stories That Double as Wine Bottle Labels

November 17, 2016

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Kate Sierzputowski

Combining two of my favorite winter (or rather any season) activities is the project Librottiglia, a newly designed set of wines which feature short stories built into their labels. The texts are printed on textured paper stock, minimally designed, and secured to the bottle with a single piece of twine, providing an alternative to both digital methods of reading and traditional books. Not only are the selected works aesthetically matched to the bottle, but the content is also curated to align with the taste profiles, the characteristics of the work conceptually paired to each blend. More



Design

Short Edition: A Short Story Vending Machine that Prints Free Stories On-Demand

Short Edition: A Short Story Vending Machine that Prints Free Stories On-Demand

Nov.19.15

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Christopher

Need to kill a few minutes while waiting for a bus or train? Instead of mindlessly staring at your phone or twiddling your thumbs, why not print out a quick short story. A small start-up in Grenoble, France aims to do just that with the Short Edition vending machine. The machines were conceived by Short Edition co-founder Christophe Sibieude who was standing in front of a traditional candy vending machine and questioned if there might be a better way to pass the time other than snacking. More



Design

Real Narnia-Like Wardrobe of Awesomeness

Real Narnia-Like Wardrobe of Awesomeness

Nov.24.10

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Christopher

I would have been the most popular kid in grade school (and let’s be honest, probably high school too) if I had just had a secret Narnia room like this. Designed by Douglas Shepherd of Maple Seed Renovation in Portland who specializes in custom residential remodeling projects. I wonder if he could also build a fireman’s pole into the kitchen and a water slide from the roof? (via dornob) More



Art Photography

Noemie Goudal’s Cinematic Photography Installations

Noemie Goudal’s Cinematic Photography Installations

Sep.15.10

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Christopher

Photos by Noemie Goudal. Looking at these I was reminded of my favorite picture book growing up, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. (via all the mountains) More