Florian Pucher Makes Carpeting Inspired by Aerial Photos

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Florian Pucher turned his passion for aerial photography into a series of rugs that imitate bird-eye-view landscapes.

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Childish Set Design by Hattie Newman

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Hattie Newman is a London-based image maker who usually works for famous brands such as Cadbury, Sony or Louis Vuitton. Inspired by childhood, her colorful set design mix different kind of materials and supports. She expresses her talent by way of both still lives or playful masks for children.

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Contemporary Design on Swartlab

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Officine Catena was founded in 2011 in Turin by the creative mind of Cesare Catena, young eclectic designer. His work is a continuous research of harmony and dialogue between past and present. He gives new life to objects and recovered materials giving forms of contemporary design. Its products, made in limited edition, match easily to a variety of styles of furniture giving personality and character to your room.
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70 Creative Bathroom Sinks

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It’s a systematic engineering project to obtain an elegant and comfortable bathroom with easy functionality. Every part of the room needs to be carefully selected and designed to fit the theme of the main body. Bathroom Sink is one of the important appliances in the design of a bathroom. As a basic function, a washbasin is normally among the high frequent used sanitary appliances. It is indispensable when you have to wash your hands, brush your teeth or wash your face. A careful selection and design of the bathroom sink is essential to save space, provide convenience and create a cozy and comfortable bathroom.

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Mind-Boggling Ceramic Sculptures Look Like Inflatable Toys

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West Virginia-based artist Brett Kern has mastered the art of illusion with handcrafted ceramic sculptures that deceptively look like inflatable toys. Each figure in this ongoing series of work presents a set of whimsically simple characters, be it a minimalist dinosaur or a cartoonish astronaut. With additional details including its shiny glaze, a cleverly placed air valve, and the painted illusion of seams, pinched from the pressure of air inside, Kern manages to easily trick viewers into believing his ceramic works are merely balloons.

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A Mouth-Watering Ramen Poster You Need Right Now

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California ramen enthusiast and blogger Fanny Chu has created a unique poster with the top 25 most popular ramen including the famous Tantanmen and Tsukemen. Not only each ramen is nicely illustrated, a short list of ingredients are also included under each bowl of ramen.

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An Alternate Marvel Universe: Avengers Heroes turn Fantastical

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Everyone’s been raving about the new superhero flick Avengers: Age of Ultron that’s now out in cinemas. In the movie, crowd favorite Tony Stark tries to revive a peacekeeping program, but things don’t go well. Heroes Captain America, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, and Iron Man himself are put to the test.

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Astonishing Artificial Limbs Created By Scott Summit

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Maybe using the word “astonishing” as an adjective for the following artificial limbs was not the smartest choice, since when a person has an artificial limb usually implies that he or she was involved in an unfortunate event. But if we manage to take the best from the worst situation, these artificial limbs are definitely pieces of art that will bring a drop of joy in the life of suffering people. The designer of these limbs is Scott Summit, a designer with 20 years old experience in the field. He used 3D printing technology to create one of a kind artificial limbs for each of the patients. Even more, he allows each patient to bring their own ideas on how they can customize the shape or the design of the prosthetics.

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The Rubber Barber Eraser

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Designer Chen Lu Wei designed a fun set of erasers for Megawing that lets you feel like a barber when you use them.

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Mesmorizing Crystal-esque 3D Printed Pieces by Iris van Herpen

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Dutch designer Iris van Herpen created his latest fashion collection in collaboration with Prof. Neri Oxman, Julia Koerner, Stratasys and Materialise. She combined traditional handwork techniques with modern day digital technology such as 3D printing and laser cutting.

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Young design talents on swartlab: MICROmacro

Sara Bernardi worked in the fields of architecture and design for many international renowned companies such as Fuksas, Graft, IaN+, between Italy and China before founding her own practice in Beijing.

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Her work focuses on contradictions and dichotomies, grafting different scales and materials, mixing different identities and cultural influences.

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GQ Redesign Concept for Tablet

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GQ is an international monthly men’s magazine based in New York City. The publication focuses on fashion, style, and culture for men. So i decided to give this magazine a redesign for the web experience. Main Platform for the Design, a tablet. Lets see how it works.

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History of Commerce: From Cattle to Bitcoin

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Forget about ecommerce for a moment! Imagine trading one of your prized cattle for a piece of land to raise your family in 7000 BC. That’s how it was done back then. Boy how times have changed. Now think about the first ATM in 1972, and how remarkable it was for people to walk up to a magical machine that spewed out physical cash after a few button clicks.

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United Nude’s Shoe Concept At Milan Design Week 2015

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United Nude+3D Systems presented innovative and unusual shoes at Milan Design Week 2015. Created by a select group of the worlds leading architects and designers.

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Johnson Tiles partners with ceramic artist Daphne Carnegy for London Craft Week

Johnson Tiles has announced an exciting new partnership with ceramic artist Daphne Carnegy and Contemporary Applied Arts to decorate The Crafted City pavilion, a new public commission funded by the Arts Council England. A series of beautiful porcelain murals produced at the Johnson Tiles factory in Stoke-on-Trent, will adorn a unique new arts space in London being unveiled for the inaugural London Craft Week (6-10 May).

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The Crafted City pavilion is the brainchild of Contemporary Applied Arts, London’s premier multi-disciplinary gallery devoted to fine British craft.

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