This wine coat is designed for a wine bag from a 31 Bag-in-Box. The opening fits all standard taps and it’s easy to lift and carry by the broad, soft rubber belt. The size can be adjusted by rolling or folding the belt and it stands stably on a non-slip rubber base. And if the wine is to be served chilled, there is room for an ice pack.
This couch has a professionally engineered frame and an elite level spring system topped with high density down wrapped seats. A real conversation piece, unless you put trees behind it and your guests can’t find the couch.
The MobileCinema i20 projector is a portable projector and battery pack for iPhone and iPad. It’s smaller than a pack of gum and weighs just under three ounces, which means it is able to go anywhere to project pictures, videos, slideshows, movies, games from your iPhone or iPad onto a screen (or even the ceiling/wall) for presentations or entertainment.
When life gets you down, you should take a moment to zoom out and reevaluate your goals/actions. After a few minutes of pondering, you’ll come to a scary yet interesting conclusion. We are all on this tiny rock that is floating in space and going around the sun. There are billions of galaxies in the universe, and we’re only a part of one. If that doesn’t make you feel small, then I don’t know what will.
Our Earth feels like all there is, nonetheless we should constantly try to remind ourselves that we’re all brothers and sisters on this fascinating place. Do you take care of your home and treat your loved ones with respect? If so, then Earth is no different. We’re all in this thing together. I know that might sound corny as hell, however this kind of viewpoint humbles people and allows them to control their indomitable ego’s.
The following images will make you feel like a tiny ant. The reason I wrote the two paragraphs above is to make you appreciate these stunning photographs even more than you would have. So far we are the only living organisms, that we know of, in this Universe. Who knows, maybe in the future we will meet others or start setting up colonies on Mars. One thing for sure is that the Universe is truly marvelous. Enjoy!
Nathan Sawaya is a New York based artist best known for his contemporary Lego art. Born in Colville, Washington and raised in Veneta, Oregon, Sawaya’s childhood consisted of drawing cartoons, writing stories, perfecting magic tricks and playing with Lego’s. After attending New York University, he rediscovered LEGO. Rather than using them as a toy, Sawaya realized that he could use Lego’s as his medium.
There are literally no limits to what he can create out of Lego’s. As a full-time freelance artist, Sawaya accepts commissions from individuals, corporations, and just about anyone with a good idea. He’s also builds and designs custom creations at events, photo shoots, and conventions. Currently Nathan has more than 1.5 million colored bricks in his New York art studio. His work is obsessively and painstakingly crafted and is both beautiful and playful.
Maintaining productivity at a rapid but high quality level is a daunting task. It can seem overwhelming to even try to begin. How can you keep yourself going without burning out? How do you know that you’re heading down the right road with whatever new initiative you’ve got in your brain? Where should you begin? Are you just crazy?
Overcoming doubt and hesitation about creative endeavors — blogging, making videos, coming up with new products — can seem overwhelming in and of itself. Let’s look at tried and true successful techniques and methodologies for maintaining that productivity that you need in order to be profitable in a highly competitive world.
Cut to the chase.
A super-successful creative man named Neil Peart, who is widely regarded as one of the very best percussionists and one of the very best writers (lyric poetry, essays, and autobiographical writing) in the world, wrote a lyric for his band Rush back in 1994 which stated: “You may be right:/It’s just a waste of time./I guess that’s just the chance I’m prepared to take,/A danger I’m prepared to face./Cut to the chase.” Don’t get lost in hesitation. Trust yourself to begin creating with whatever new writing, content, or product idea you’ve got. If you’re a making a mistake with it, so what? You’ll find out about that and be able to correct it or learn from it a lot faster when you just cut to the chase.
Build foundations under your fantasy castles in the air.
Henry David Thoreau wrote: “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. There is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.” Fantasy is extremely important to the creative life, be it artistic or entrepreneurial or both together. Fantasize big. Think big, no matter how small you may feel. Your big fantasies are what you should be having — not miniscule thoughts or mere daydreams. Once you’ve got one, start building the foundations of anchoring reality under them. Cut to the chase and start doing what you need to do to drag your fantasy existence for all to see.
I scream, you scream, someone dropped their ice cream–or did they? Cleverly designed vinyl doorstop can also be used as a paperweight, or to fool the unsuspecting with a faux-gooey mess! 4″ long.
A Few Of My Favorite Things is a desktop console or a wall shelf where you can place your most treasured artifacts. Handcrafted in Germany in solid Douglas Fir, the unit can be mounted vertically in a corner, or horizontally on a wall either as a single large shelf or as a series of smaller platforms.
A feature of solid wood in this scale is that as it expands and contracts with the seasons, cracks will develop and grow, adding character and depth of texture to this piece as it matures. These do not affect structural integrity.
With a design inspired by the movie Avatar, the LED Avatar Mushroom Lamp is the Ideal desk lamp, decoration light, night light, bedside lamp, gift….
Light brightness will change automatically according to light source brightness: the darker the light source, the brighter the lights.
Glow Stick Party Cups are 18 oz cups that come in six colors. To use the cups you simply activate the glow stick and snap it into place under the cup rim. The process takes only a few seconds per cup. This product represents a breakthrough in glow cup pricing as other alternatives are vastly more expensive. Another important benefit to our glow cups is they can be recycled once the glow stick is removed. This patented cup is also available in a 9 oz size, typically used for cocktails, ice cream or children’s beverages.
Turn your living room into a home office in seconds with this stylish, adaptable coffee table. The black and white high-gloss finish is timeless, but the multi-functionality is a practical, modern feature. Using the lift-top, the coffee table top can be easily raised and expanded to produce a comfortable work space.
The adjustable height is also ideal for those who have back pain or who find it uncomfortable to lean over a low coffee table. A roomy compartment inside the table provides storage space for a blanket, reading material, or even office supplies.
It goes without saying that the main purpose of your online store is to sell more and more. If you don’t have a clue about the psychology of online buyers and if you can’t exactly characterize yourself as a persuasive and skilled craftsman then this article is for you. If you want to be more prosperous, then you should definitely become acquainted to various psychological methods and engaging approaches.
Even if it seems hard at the beginning, any web designer will soon realize that understanding psychology could turn into gold. A simple suggestions would be for you to visit your local supermarket and observe how products are arranged. Once you focus on the details, you’ll notice that related products tend to go in pairs (for instance, the fish and fries are likely to be placed together in the freezer).
In business, you must always be open-minded. Seeing everything as a source of inspiration will allow you to process new ideas into your business and outweigh the pros and cons on the spot. Thinking on your feet is a solid skill that all successful businessmen and businesswomen have. Running an online store into a successful business isn’t easy, that being said, today we will enumerate the most important tips that will help you flourish in your enterprise.
1. Manipulate the numbers
When it comes to numbers, one must explain things clearly to customers, so that they will understand how much they will spend on various products. However, this doesn’t have to mean that you cannot manipulate the figures, as long as your website contains footnotes, where the rules of the promotion are explained. Some ways of manipulating the numbers could be by stating the minimal costs: “starts from $5”, by presenting the discounts: “up to 50%” or by having prices such as: $29.99.
2. Create an appealing web design
Your online store won’t have beautiful sale assistants to increase the number of purchase, meaning you will have to compensate with some beautiful layouts. And you will mostly have to rely on your pictures to present the online store in a beautiful light. This means that your images must present people having fun, feeling comfortable and looking extremely attractive, while using the products that you’re trying to sell. So, do not underestimate this point, because people really take this matter into consideration.
3. Rely on mutuality
Usually when people are offered something, they feel obliged to take it, because it is impolite to refuse others. Well, this social understanding stands behind the principle of mutuality. To be more precise, every time your online store presents sales, promotions, or discounts to people, they feel a necessity to purchase your products, because they believe they will never benefit from such great deals. So make sure, your web store contains a special section where discounted products are available. Oh, and don’t forget to include the old and new prices, in order to convince people that they are making a great decision.
Spring symbolizes a new beginning. After the cold/harsh Winter, humans have the pleasure to witness the beautiful sight of nature. Blooming happens for a short period and it’s definitely worth a visit. For those who don’t have the time, we collected some incredible photographs of cherry blossoms for your viewing pleasure. The web is flooded with incredibly skilled photographers and their amazing pictures. We managed to select the best ones. Enjoy!
Hanami by Suchi Bird
Cherry Blossom by Raylau
Caught in Dreamstreet by Marcel Bednarz
Yago Partal is a 29 year old photographer from Barcelona, Spain. His work consists of photography, illustration, and video. He recently finished a project titled “Zoo Portraits,” which can be found here: Zooportraits.com. These portraits heavily remind me of Fantastic Mr. Fox. All the heads are perfectly symmetrical, which might ruin it for some folks. However I still find the composition appealing and the fact that these animals have great taste.
Jack Hughes is a freelance illustrator based in Thames, London. As a child, his love art outweighed every other interest. So after he graduated from High School, Jack enrolled in a Foundation Degree at Wimbledon College of Art. After one year, Jack was fortunate enough to be accepted into the Illustration course at Kingston University. During his London degree show, Jack was scouted by illustration agency YCN. He has been freelancing for them ever since.
It’s kinda hard to pin point Jack’s exact style, but one could argue that his work is heavily influenced by mid-century design. If you’ve ever seen Mad Men on AMC, then this is the simplest example I can use to describe his work. His every project usually starts with conceptual illustrations in his sketchbook. After all mental blocks and avenues are explored his ideas are finalized in Photoshop.
Pick Me Up – Turntable
Changing Places – The New York Times