Design

Mid-century modern rap

Tuesday January 31, 2012

Most mid-century modernism enthusiasts wouldn't throw a casual 'bitch' into their architectural tour, but then Ice Cube is not your average architecture scholar.

Colour park

Wednesday January 25, 2012

Car parks are about as inspiring as industrial wastelands, unless they're under the creative direction of designers Craig & Karl.

Gentlemen, start your engines

Friday January 20, 2012

The machines at Melbourne's Modern Motorcycle Company are timeless (not to mention beautiful) feats of design and engineering. 

Reinventing the bike

Thursday January 19, 2012

Somewhere between building a better mousetrap and reinventing the wheel - the Better By Bike challenge is difficult, but not impossible. 

Doane Paper

Tuesday January 17, 2012

You may have noticed that the denizens of Smith Journal have a thing for fine stationery...

Wake n' Bacon

Monday January 16, 2012

Well, this is the concept piece of the day/month/century. If being woken up by the same old alarm clock makes you tired, read on.

Tie-ing one on

Sunday January 15, 2012

Guys with jobs generally fall into one of two categories: those who have to wear a tie to work, and those who do not. 

Bike to the top

Thursday January 12, 2012

Bikers can ride right up to the 10th floor of this incredible building in Copenhagen.

Shower with Dave

Wednesday January 11, 2012

The latest issue of The Thing is a literary shower curtain featuring a conversation between Dave Eggers and, well, his shower curtain.

Walkable roller coaster

Friday January 06, 2012

At a time when things are getting faster, Heike Mutter and Urlich Genthe's walkable roller coaster is a welcome relief, a leisurely delight, and a playful Escher-esque anomaly.