Daily Archives: 05/14/2010

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10 LEVELS OF INTIMACY IN COMMUNICATIONS BY JILEE

Does the convenience of ceaseless connectivity in this digital age actually alienate us?

(via designyearbook)
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Saucy Silkscreening

SAVE THE DATE CARD BY THREE STEPS AHEAD

Who says you have to follow convention when it comes to wedding planning? Show some personality like this hand silkscreened Save the Date card by Three Steps Ahead.

(via French Paper Sample Room)

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Radiant Art

Modern wall sculpture or radiator? Both, actually. Available from Caleido in a wide variety of finishes and shapes, these pieces add decorative accent and functional warmth. There’s even a design that doubles as a towel warmer for the bathroom. Mmmm.

(via Trendir)

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Beautiful Business Cards

LEO CHEN CARDS BY LOST LUGGAGE

With the prevalence of digital information exchange, there are some folks who think printing a business card is a waste money these days. I couldn’t disagree more, and firmly believe that the well-crafted tangible will remain precious in our increasingly high tech world.

There’s something about the heft of and surface of paper, or the kiss of a letterpress that invites your touch. It sets you apart from all the other schmoes who don’t have something this gorgeous to pair with their first impression.

See more tantalizing identity work at the Lost Luggage Brand Envy site.

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Design Thinking Throwdown

In The Better Alternative, students of Northwestern University have issued a challenge to present your ideas on water conservation. Can you make it easier, smarter, more appealing? Submit a 2 minute video here by June 1st and you could win $1000.

(via d.News)

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It Ain’t Your Gram’s Doily

VENEZIA TABLE RUNNER BY STUDIO JASON BROWN

This modern table runner by Studio Jason Brown was inspired by the tradition of Venetian lace-making. A series of discs crafted from resin encapsulated silver thread are joined by stainless steel connectors, adding elegance and allowing for easy dismantling and storage.

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TwistTogether Lamp

Dubbed the Legos of the lighting world by Dwell, the TwistTogether Lamp lets you design your own fixture from a set of four blocks. The low-voltage LED lamps easily twist together to provide an ambient, energy efficient glow to any room. Get a few sets here — the possible configurations are endless.

(via Yanko Design)

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