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NFL for Her: Designed for The Female Fan

N.F.L football is here!  That time of year when the sports bars are dominated by gridiron talk, Sundays are spent gathered around the television and fans gear up to cheer on their favorite teams.  Men aren’t the only ones looking to show their team pride.  According to research done by the N.F.L and Nielsen more [...]

Missoni For Target: Top Ten Can’t Have Lifestyle Designs

Missoni madness at Target.  This week the discount retailer debuted its Missoni for Target product line.  Nearly 450 items from bedsheets to bikini tops created by Missoni specifically for the budget chain store were being offered.  Most items were sold out within a few hours.  It seems the best lifestyle items were snapped up by [...]

Font Fanatics: Time To Shuffle Up and Deal

Card sharps and typography aficionados alike will appreciate this ingenious deck of playing cards. The 52 Types deck is a visually arresting take on the the traditional deck of cards, while doubling as a quick reference tool for designers. Each of the cards is designed to highlight a specific font. Ace through jack shows the [...]

Back To The Future Kicks: Limited Edition 2011 Nike MAG Now Available

Hold on to your hoverboards, the NIKE AIR MAG has arrived. A limited number of  the ultra exclusive sneakers, based on the futuristic kicks worn by Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future Part II, are being auctioned off with all the proceeds going to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s disease research. [...]

Back to School Gear: 1980s Edition

It’s back-to-school week.  That time of year where acquiring just the right gear equates starting off on the right foot. Sure things have changed a bit in the last 30 or so years but one thing has remained constant – kids want to look cool.  With that in mind, here are five favorite back-to-school products [...]

Star Trek: The First 45 Years (Infographic)

It’s been nearly 50 years since Captain Kirk and crew ventured “to boldy go where no man has gone before” and Star Trek fans continue to be enraptured with the adventure.  Our friends over at Space.com have put together a visually arresting infographic that highlights the interstellar happenings since the series debuted in 1966. Created [...]

Freddie Mercury Gets Google Doodled for His 65th Birthday

It’s not often a logo promotion can simultaneously tug at your heart strings while keeping your toes tapping, but Google certainly nailed it this week.  The internet search giant is celebrating the 65th birthday of  late Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury by featuring an elaborate Google Doodle created in his honor. The animated Doodle has [...]

Political Mansions, Fancy Coops, a Speedier Internet, and More

What a week!  Whether you are still toweling off from Hurricane Irene or trying to enjoy the last few moments of summer, we know you’ve been busy.  Not to worry, we pulled together our favorite design related stories from around the web, just in case you missed them. File this one under lifestyles of the [...]

LEGO Set To Open First LEGOLAND Hotel in North America

Hold on to your plastic bricks, the LEGO Empire is about to get even bigger.  Fans of the world’s favorite building toy will be delighted to hear that LEGOLAND California Resorts is set to be home to North America’s first LEGOLAND hotel.  That’s right, the toy you love to build with, but hate to step [...]

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Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles For Movie Lovers

Puzzle lovers and movie fans can look forward to hours of time wasting fun when they visit IMPawards.com,  International Movie Poster site.  In addition to the Movie Poster Alphabet game we told you about in an previous post, puzzlers can now complete virtual jigsaw style puzzles of their favorite movie posters. Challenging you to piece [...]

A Weiner Roast: Now That’s The Spirit

While campy adverts aren’t the number one factor we consider when  choosing an air carrier,  we have to give props to Spirit Airlines for making us smile just a bit.  Their new online campaign asks “Have you seen our Weiner?” along with the above graphic promising a “Wiener sale with fares too HARD to resist” [...]

Beer Lovers: Find Your Beach Designed Corona Bottles

Sand between your toes, crashing surf near by – can you possibly bottle summer?  Corona Extra’s “Find Your Beach” campaign aims to do just that.   Parent company Modelo Molson Imports commissioned the design gurus over at  Shikatani Lacroix to create nine Collector’s Edition bottle designs, each with a unique collage of tranquil, sun-loving images of [...]

Frank Lloyd Wright: 9 Amazing Outdoor Items

Throughout his life Frank Lloyd Wright spoke of the influence of the outdoors on his work.  He advised his apprentices to “study nature, love nature, stay close to nature.  It will never fail you.” While we’ve already explored ways to bring a little FLW to your interior, considering Wright’s love of the outdoors, these al [...]

Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back in Iconoscope

Star Wars: Episode V Retold in Iconsocope is the latest movie infographic offering by digital designer Wayne Dorrington.   We’ve previously featured Dorrington’s take on Harry Potter and the original Star Wars.   Star Wars: Episode V ( The Empire Strike Back for you lay people)  is his most ambitious to date. Thanks to costume changes and [...]

The $6400 Toilet A Royal Flush

The Numi toilet from Kohler has every feature you could ever want in a toilet and then some. Remote control operation and retractable bidet are just the beginning. Motion sensors at the floor-level react when you enter the room for hands-free opening and closing of the cover. Ambient lighting illuminates the toilet with a futuristic [...]

Sporting Serious Wood: Etsy Find Friday

This week’s Etsy Find Friday features incredible hand crafted items made from wood.  From a wooden iPhone case to a bed shaped like a pirate ship,  the wood working artisans over at Etsy have been busy little beavers.  Links and images after the jump. Meat and Cheese Italy Shaped Cutting Board $25 via etsy Hand [...]

High Flying Style: Aviator Mirrors

These aviator mirrors will lend a bit whimsy and paranoia to any room.   Designed by Nigel Coates, the mirrors were originally part of the Baroccabilly collection made in Italy.  Coates, a Royal College of Arts professor of Architecture is considered one the most innovative thinkers in British design. More than just a place to [...]

iPhone Speakers From Salvaged Trumpet Parts

Instead of playing “Taps” for these salvaged trumpets, figurative-industrial designer Christopher Locke turned them into ingenious amplification devices for the iPhone and iPod.  Built to amplify and direct music being played through portable telephone/music playing devices Locke’s rehabbed speakers use no external power source. Show More Summary

Wile E. Coyote Design Contributions and More

Frog Design: 3 Things Wile E. Coyote Teaches Us About Creative Intelligence [fastcodesign] Super Mario Bros. Bookshelf and Other Unusual Reading Wonders [curbed] The Century of Modern Design: Book Review [dwell] Physicists Build Big Bang in a Box [wired] Designer Ed Chew Creates Brilliant Lamps From Recycled Drink Cartons [inhabitat] Celebrity Living Rooms: 13 Inspiring [...]

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