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Flat Earth Theory

Sunday January 15, 2017

This new Japanese map of the Earth – which turns from a sphere to a pyramid to a 2D map without distortions – might be the best one yet.

Retro Maps of Modern Cities

Wednesday January 04, 2017

Lost? These retro-style maps by graphic designer Hubert Roguski won’t help. But they sure look good.

It’s the moment we've all been waiting for: the 2016 award for best bank note of the year is about to be announced. Will upstart Columbia snatch the prize? Can New Zealand snare their second victory in a row? Is any of this real? 

Take Shelter: Designing for Crises

Thursday December 29, 2016

What happens when you ask artists and designers to get creative with housing the world's 65 million displaced people?

They say there’s a collector for everything. After seeing this 10,000-plus collection of “Do Not Disturb” signs, we’re inclined to believe them.

The 2017 Fruit Sticker Year Planner

Saturday December 17, 2016

Considering the tiny, overlooked art of fruit stickers with a do-it-yourself wall planner.

Welcome to Cuckooland

Thursday December 08, 2016

Come for the world's largest (and noisiest) collection of Black Forest cuckoo clocks. Stay for the vintage motorcycles.

Reid Cycles (bike giveaway)

Friday December 02, 2016

December's the perfect time to get on ya bike. And it just so happens that we've got one, from Reid Cycles, to give away.

The Sci-Fi Igloos of the Faroe Islands

Thursday December 01, 2016

Here are those grass-roofed, geodesic igloos you ordered.

Good Jeans: Outland Denim

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Love good jeans but hate human exploitation? Queensland's Outland Denim could be the sartorial/moral twofer you’ve been looking for.

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