BBQ Season Essentials : Improve your next yard party with a pyro’s dream lighter, designer croquet set and more

BBQ Season Essentials

Stateside, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of summer. Elsewhere, the weather does the deciding. Either way, in most of the Northern Hemisphere the mercury is steadily rising and barbecue weather is finally here. To celebrate the first few warm days of the season, we selected eight items that are…

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James Victore: Burning Questions : The graphic designer’s web series serves up a dose of sage wisdom for the creative set

James Victore: Burning Questions

The lives of designers, freelancers and creatives are fraught with ups and downs. Projects come, contracts go, clients run the gamut from perfect to impossible, and sometimes the creative juices just don’t flow when they’re most needed. No one knows this better than beacon…

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Sushi Slippers

These Sushi Slippers made me laugh. :)..(Read…)

R2-D2 Measuring Cup Set

R2-D2 Measuring Cup Set from thinkgeek. Set of measuring cups that look like R2-D2. Body built from..(Read…)

Horrifying Blood & Guts Tent

This Tent created by artist Andre Hasler that looks like blood and guts. It is..(Read…)

The Kelpies

‘The Kelpies’, a timelapse short film by award winning filmmaker Walid Salhab. The Kelpies are 30..(Read…)

Lightbulb Moment Edison Bulb Lamp

Lightbulb Moment Edison Bulb Lamp Made from an upcycled vintage Kodak Brownie Six-16 box..(Read…)

Milan Design Week 2014: Six Colorful Sofas : Vibrantly hued settees poking out from the mass of furniture found at this year’s fair

Milan Design Week 2014: Six Colorful Sofas

Delicate, subtly hued earth tones pervaded seemingly every facet of design in almost every pocket of Milan last week. But the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and its numerous offshoots weren’t wholly packed with rich pastels and copper-congruent colors; like Americans’ favorite (and impossible to find in Italy) gelato topping, bright…

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Something Good: A look at how one young studio views the future of Italian design, as seen during Milan Design Week 2014

Something Good

While the “Made in Italy” moniker may not mean quite what it used to, Italian design is still alive and well. And, thanks to forward-thinking design groups like Something Good, it’s becoming more responsive to reoccurring…

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Balloon chair

Japanese studio h220430 has created a chair that seems to be suspended in mid-air by ten helium..(Read…)