You name it and Livio De Marchi can build it out of wood. A table setting, a Ferrari-shaped boat, a living room set–he’s a veritable mad scientist with wood. From his workshop in Venice, De Marchi duplicates the human material world in exacting detail. You can view more photos of his work at the link.
Turkish red & more shows the inspiration sources of five designers and studio. They were inspired by the museum collection and archives of the Textilemuseum in Tilburg which commissioned them to produce new pieces based on the history of art nouveau weavings, objects from the art deco period, sample books, colouring recipes and blankets. These techniques were re-interpreted by using modern techniques such as laser cutting, knitting, digital printing and knit programming. Designers who participated are Merel Boers, Lenneke Langenhuijsen, BCXSY, Formafantasma and Minale Maeda.
more info on textielmuseum.nl
Chris Duncan’s Alpaca Guita is described as a great sounding, go everywhere instrument. The guitar is lightweight, durable and weather- and water-resistant. The instrument also features a carbon fiber and sugar maple body. Specification: 32.25 x 11 x 3.5-inch (81.9 x 27.9 x 8.8 cm), 2.6-pound (1.17 kg).
The hand carved Darth Vader bust is the work of Josh Osborne, an American who was recruited by the Dark Side a long time ago, judging by his affinity for Sith Lords. Its dimensions of 13 1/2″ in height and about 10″ in diameter make this a pretty impressive item, especially if we consider that Osborne used a single massive piece of walnut wood to create the Darth Vader helmet.
Featuring 30 designs by leading designer-makers from around the world DIY Furniture shows you how to use simple techniques to make stunning designer furniture from scratch. All the projects can be easily assembled using the step-by-step guides from common materials which can be found at the local hardware store…
Imagine you have an old Mac sitting around at home, which doesn’t work anymore. So what to do? It’s easy! It works as a toilet paper holder. Just like here.
To celebrate its 33rd anniversary, a Japanese electronics company called IO Data is going to give away a special Valentine’s Day treat to three lucky online shoppers. It’s a chocolate bar that looks like a RAM module!
Have a cucumber, chicken eggs and some tea bags laying around? Make like the queen, get yourself into the kitchen and start pumping out a nest of alien boiled eggs.
Jessie… we have to cook. Meet ‘George the Kat’ who is cosplaying Breaking Bad’s meth chef, Walter White.