Found one of these “maps” yesterday. Its gorgeous, and has great detailing, when you put it up, the shadowing of the creases of an old map really age it, although its printed on fine Italian paper (and is actually for gift wrap)… but at 4$ it looks great up! Dying to get a hold of the actual product catalog… Anyone have some connections to make that happen? Would love an old antique Milan map replica like that… or who knows what other goodies are available? Cavallini $ Co.
Playful addition to put some life into your office filing. La Coctelera found this piece, and the image was all i needed to show you.
So you have old records, or lots of favorite record covers? The bags by RockMusick allow you to swap your favorite record covers in and out at will… the record bracelets are quite fun as well!
This rocks my world at this lovely 4:35 am , and more importantly, the response of a friend upon viewing these was, UH, i did that in junior high, go take the print/book making class at the local community college, there are tons of drawers of ancient typefaces and wingding like imagery.
So fine. Maybe i will. Look into it tomorrow.
They’re shaped like little turtles, and while they don’t offer a whole lot of robotic functionality, they will remember rythms tapped out o n their shells and walk to that rhythm. They can also run, play melodies, and so forth. Walkiebits, with the “world’s smallest class” (Takara) body, feature four modes: “Walk” in which the turtle shakes its rear as it makes sound, “Rhythm Mode” which will imitate learned rhythms as it walks, “Race Mode” in which the turtle runs, and “Sing Mode” where the turtle will play melodies with electronic sounds.
This elephant has nice curves. Somedays the world gets to you, and the tiniest little thing can somehow put a smile on your face… wandered around Normal Heights and Hillcrest today in San Diego, stumbled upon Importers Outlet at 4247 Park Blvd. Filled with a pretty decent and well priced selection of goods from Southeast Asia, and a few rather bizarre objects like fuzzy plastic dayglo jesus/mary/buddhas… but great finds from pottery and incense to large furniture pieces. For perspective the little guy is about 5” head to butt.
I visited the Salvation Army Thrift Store in South San Francisco today and found this cute set of ice cream dishes. Awww. I sort of miss Action Thrift Store down in San Diego. They have a ton of miscellaneous junk there. I was looking for some old bad/good/bad framed artwork, but struck out yet again today. If anybody reading this is from the Bay Area and knows of a really great thrift store besides Thrift Town in the Mission in SF and the Salvation Army stores, please let me know!
Our patent pending Doppelganger technology makes it possible for us to micro-cast 3-D heads from photographs. This brings absolute, lifelike realisn to the faces of the friends and family you’d like to field in your teams. All you have to do is send us a color head/neck shots taken in natural light. We’ll do the rest.
Vroom vroom… goes the car. If i had kids, they’d need this. Why start your kid off with a mini bmw or ferrarri, when this just seems so much classier, and more robust… It’s just so slick, i needed to put the picture up. Via inspiration from ToiProtocol.
For the first ride. Age: From 12 month The Saab Roadster Car is an activity toy for small children. It has a clean and simple design, like Saab cars in general. The design of the Saab Roadster Car is based on the very first Saab, Sixten Sason´s prototype 92001.
length / 940 mm
color / black/natur
material / Body of ABS plastic/ Bottom chassi, Seat and Steering Wheel wood/metal
DESIGNER ULF HANSES
Sharpie looks posed to take on everyone in the marker business…look out pantone, here comes sharpie with more colors than i ever imagined i’d need or want in permanent marker? Its gone from the label your clothes, doodle on your notebook, give your friend a tattoo in class, plain old black marker… into fat, super fat, skinny, two tipped, mini, and so many more… pictures of all the new ones to follow…
But coolest thing of all… take a look at how they make them, great video here… Quite possible the sweetest most mesmerizing vid in a while.
Generated by the “Job Title Generator”, that’s Bob’s new job title… Here is Bob’s story: “This is Bob. He has worked for GigantaMegaCorp for 10 years. HR policy states that Bob is due for a lateral promotion.”
First there was Dilbert… now think Dilbert Lego-fied… CUBES! Cube headed guys, living in cubes, boxed in cubes. I couldn’t stop laughing when i realized these cubes look so similar to some my friend works in… (and i’m sure millions/billions of others as well).
Finally, the drudgery of corporate life has been captured in a play set for adults! Bob, Joe, Ted, and Ann spend eight hours a day, five days a week, at tiny desks in tiny cubicles in a giant room packed with countless similar cubicles in a giant building filled with countless similar rooms.
Get a pile of cubes, get creative… build upwards? Lots more pics post jump. The Cubes.