• Friday Links

    For $86,400, you could buy a movable cabin/cottage, delivery (to most areas in the lower 48 states) included: ESCAPE. Sounds good, doesn't it? The Most Massive Object in the Universe—How Was It Created? Gordon VeneKlasen's Cabinet of Curiosities The Best Squirrel Feeder Is a Horse-Head Squirrel Feeder Every Frame Of Your Favorite Movie On A Single Canvas Ototo meets ECAL (shown below) Ototo meets ECAL – A workshop with Mark McKeague (Dentaku) from ECAL on Vimeo.   Not a lot of links this week, as I've been working on a project. Have a fantastic weekend break, or at least catch up ...

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    How to Make a Pop up Photograph (via) Whoa. This isn't available yet, but it's pretty amazing: Sono, a noise cancelation and isolation device that sticks on your window. Some facts about silk. popcord™: unforgettable keyring charger Have you seen the size of Chuck Close’s camera? THE OYLER HOUSE: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat - Official Trailer What if you saw a shivering child on the street?   It's the weekend, enjoy it.

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  • Friday Links

    Everyone's abuzz about Klemens Torggler's Evolution Door, and for good reason. (Video below if you're too lazy to follow the link.) Garden DIY: Mounting a Staghorn Fern RUGS by Roosmarijn Pallandt (via mocoloco) App: 7 Minute Workout - Quick Fit Deluxe Camera Strap, $94.00 Hilda Hellström: SEDIMENTATION SERIES Piet Hein Eek: Waste Beam Cabinet A GRAPHIC (AND BLOODY) VALENTINE'S DAY HISTORY OF THE HEART   Have a wonderful weekend.

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  • CB2 Upholstery Sale

    Need some soft furnishings that won't break the metaphorical piggy bank? CB2 has an upholstery sale (15% off) through 2/17, with several modern frames available in neutral and more colorful options. Shown above: club lemongrass chair, $679.00 (reg. $799.00) façade grey bed, $849.00 - $1,019.00 (reg. $999.00 - $1,199.00) avec carbon sofa, $1,189.00 (reg. $1,399.00) parlour atomic orange chair, $679.00 (reg. $799.00)

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  • Friday Links

    freundevonfreunden: Arno Brandlhuber Build Your Own Hyperbolic Soccer Ball Model Make your pictures look like a watercolor with this app: Waterlogue Via @elledecor Hmm, this could spell trouble for our wallets: Hunters Alley is a new resale shop by the One Kings Lane folks. Sell your stuff (listing is free) or shop, up to you. via @dailycandy Apartment Therapy: 12 things every home should have Via @designcrush Colorful star trails Have fun.

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    What's this guy doing? Max Lamb is making a Hexagonal Pewter Stool in the sand (video below). Neat. (via beautifuldecay) Never forget to add events to your calendar: Super.cc (via Netted) Donald Judd, or Cheap Furniture? Need a pep talk? Here you go: The Complete Guide to Not Giving a Fuck How Can I Fall Asleep Faster? Via the above link, adjust your screen to the time of day: f.lux Collect art for screens: Sedition Dutch Paintings Recreated Using Thousands of Photographic and Scientific Specimens Marcel Wanders Designs an App to Count the Seconds Between Milestones 10 Habits Of ...

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  • Friday Links

    Visual interpretation of Beethoven's 5th Symphony, 1st mvt. (below) (via 22words) Quirky, Morbid Illustrations Of People’s Deepest, Darkest Fears These Line Graphs Perfectly Sum Up Our Lives From Start To Finish via @Jenna_Goudreau What the what. Self-repairing trainers 3D-printed from biological cells by Shamees Aden Prefab cool/cuteness: Mini Mod by MAPA (via Plastolux) "A site that perfectly captures the existential despair of the conference call." ConferenceCall.biz First new river dolphin species found since World War I   Enjoy your weekend.  

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    craigslistmirrors via @CreativeReview 7 Types Of Experience Your Brain Needs To Function At Its Best via @samsharf Scribe: copy and paste phone numbers, text, and images between your Mac and iOS devices. A little creepy, but interesting nonetheless, especially if you appreciate the paintings of the Old Masters: B E A U T Y by the Italian director Rino Stefano Tagliafierro (via Open Culture) Are You Using Myself Correctly? London commute times in rain and snow A wearable smart locator and phone for kids: the FiLIP via @Forbes Have fun.

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    MinutePhysics: What to do when it’s really cold outside Linda Rodin's home Earliest evidence of ancient dentistry. How to Be Powerful, Likable, and Female: Learn From Jenna Lyons via @wendymac How to Knock Off a Bag This Guy Used A Groupon To Give His Kitten A Photo Shoot At J.C. Penney And Oh My God It’s Amazing A Little Coffee May Be Good -- Dare We Say Healthy? -- For Body And Brain Stay warm and enjoy your weekend.

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    Due to holiday laziness, my list of links this week is small: 3Doodler: the world's first 3D printing pen, $99. Conflict Strategies for Nice People Quotes on Design What Will 2014 Bring? What the what. Kanye West-inspired currency 'to launch soon' Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Random Gift Ideas 4

    Okay, here's the last random smattering of gift ideas for you, but you'd best be quick to order anything with overnight shipping as today is really the last day with any chance for something to arrive on/before Christmas. As always, items are listed left to right, top to bottom. 1. Krochet Kids Simon Sleeve for iPad, $29.95 2. Areaware Whale Box by Karl Zahn, $49.00 3. Pen Type-A by CW&T, $150.00 4. Massimo Vignelli's Perpetual Wall Calendar, $82.00 5. Form Tea Pot, $200.00 6. Crocheted Headphones by Traci Medeiros-Bagan, $38.00 7. Pocket Bluetooth Keyboard, $45.00 8. 3 piece Key Ring, $60.00 9. Siena Blanket, $260.00

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  • Matt Felten Gift Ideas 2013

    We asked Matt Felten, Los Angeles-based UI Designer and all around swell guy, to submit some of the things he’s excited about this year. Thanks Matt for taking the time to share your list! 1. Stanley 100th Anniversary Thermos, $38.00. Everyone needs a thermos. Might as well get the best. 2. Great Showdowns: The Return, $10.41. I’m such a sucker for coffee table books. 3. Bowers & Wilkins P7 Headphones, $399.99 4. FiftyThree Pencil Stylus, $59.95 5. Saturdays Surf NYC Black CPO Jacket, $200.00 6. Reverse-Denim Dopp Kit, $30.00. It’s time to upgrade from the Joe Cool bag my grandma gave me when I was 11. 7. Glitch Textiles, P1010006, $275.00 8. Columbiaknit Hat, $12.50 9. ...

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    airbnb builds 50 birdhouses modeled after home listings Ha: Minimal Nativity Set. Fleksy, an application that replaces your device’s on–screen keyboard. 10 Pranks for Christmas Morning If you care about taking your very best selfie... The Power of Empathy: A Quick Animated Lesson That Can Make You a Better Person The Wolf of Bedford Falls That is all. Enjoy your weekend.

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  • Random Gift Ideas

    As we're in the last throes of shopping frenzy, let's throw some random stuff together and give one last jolt, a therapeutic dose if you will, to your dying interest of finding just the right thing. Don't give in to the general malaise of oh-this-cheap-pair-of-gloves-will-do, for you, my friend, are better than that (you are reading this site, after all). A thoughtful gift is out there, and some places are even offering free shipping today in time for the 25th. Items in these 'random' images aren't even numbered, thus showing you that I'm also pretty tired of the whole gift ...

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  • Random Gift Ideas 2

    More random gift ideas for you... Items in the image above are listed from left to right, top to bottom, just like you read a book. 1. Camera Pin (silver) by Macon and Lesquoy, $28.00. At just under an inch square, this little pin will fit on a jacket or bag perfectly. 2. Soap: Kuro, Shiro, $35.00. Kuro Soap is made with White Charcoal powder, so you could get away with saying you're giving them coal. 3. Half Dollar Mighty Wallet®, $15.00. Add a Ulysses S. Grant bill to this wallet and see your niece, nephew, or other favorite young person be pleasantly surprised. 4. Wooden Spinning ...

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  • Random Gift Ideas 3

    And here's the last random gift idea list today, more on Monday... Items are listed from left to right, top to bottom, just like you read a book. 1. Wilson Keyring, Enameled, $12.00. Stocking stuffer alert! 2. The Pattern Box, 100 Postcards by 10 Contemporary Pattern Designers, $19.95. A treasure trove of patterns. 3. Botanical Moss Tea Towel, $22.00. Another nice stocking stuffer, I think, or a nice gift for an acquaintance. 4. Dandelion Paperweight, $98.00. Pretty and simple = love. 5. Aalto Vase in dark lilac, $85.00. Alvar Aalto's classic vase, sure to be a hit with anyone that appreciates modern design (and flowers). 6. Timbre by Tyler Pratt, $60.00. This small wooden amplifier ...

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