Design

Cars, Bus, Bikes: The Space Taken by 60 People

January 8, 2011

Christopher Jobson

A great redesign by Aza Raskin of a 2001 poster that used the dreaded Comic Sans. (via pratt)

 

 



Art

Federico Uribe

January 7, 2011

Christopher Jobson

I am flabbergasted. Somehow in my ventures around the internet I have never stumbled onto the work of Federico Uribe. Born in Bogota, Colombia, in 1962, Federico Uribe lives and works in Miami. He uses thousands, nay, millions and billions of tiny common objects to create some of the most elaborate sculpture I have ever seen. (via nytimes.com)

 

 



Design

Habitation Y-BIO Chill-Out Colony

January 7, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Habitation Y-BIO, by Alix Shelest and Archinoma is a modular camping system meant to be erected right on top of the sand (and is also destined for Burning Man). There are seven main components including a central 2-level pyramid, several satellite “tents” and a fire pit. See the full gallery here. (via iain claridge)

 

 



Design

Little Sapling Toys

January 7, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Little Sapling Toys out of Idaho make some really great objects for kids.

Here at Little Sapling Toys, we are committed to quality toys and a healthy earth. We plant a tree for every toy sold, use FSC Certified hardwoods, recycled content packaging and participate in our local green power program.

Their collection of teething toys, including the shape of every U.S. state gave me a good laugh. Oh and bowling yes please.

 

 



Art

Gregor Gaida

January 6, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Stunning sculpture from German artist Gregor Gaida.

 

 



Design

Tape Cassette Coin Pouches

January 6, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Made of recyclable rubber these Haniboi cassette coin purses are off the hook ya’ll. Available in four colors the cassettes fasten shut with embedded magnets. If these don’t sell out in ten seconds I’ll eat my 8-track collection.

 

 



Art Dance

Motorized wooden marionettes by Juan Pablo Cambariere

January 6, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Seven Basic Exercises is a collection of incredible marionettes by Buenos Aires based artist and designer Juan Pablo Cambariere from a show at Turbo Gallery. It’s astounding how humanistic their physical actions are, considering they’re comprised mostly of plain interlinked blocks. His web site also has a fantastic gallery of additional puppet photos, and don’t miss his typeface. (via the automata / automation blog)