Robert Anthony Design / Steel Bowtie

Fresh to the marketplace this month is new designer Robert Anthony with his Robert Anthony Design label. All the pieces are hand-crafted from Steel, and are amazing. Check out the Scepter ring, the Crush ring, and the Gentleman Bowtie below.
Scepter ring
Crush Ring
Gentleman Bowtie
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Coca Cola Recycled Bottle Chair

Coca-Cola has teamed up with furniture manufacturer Emeco to create a special version of the iconic Navy Chair. Each chair will be made out of rPET derived from 111 recycled plastic Coke bottles. More images and info here.

the Design Cove | Earth Engines Photography Project

World Cup 2010 | Adidas Originals x Mastermind JAPAN

While most collaborations seem to be losing steam and the concept becomes increasingly difficult to execute, adidas Originals has partnered up with mastermind Japan. More images and info after the jump!

Sven Palmowski: Artist and Illustrator

Sven Palmowski (aka a.mar.illo) is a German artist and illustrator living in Spain. More of his portfolio can be seen here:

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the Design Cove | Photography by Aaron Nace

Sweet and Serene – Jeremiah Ketner

Take one look at Chicago based artist Jeremiah Ketner’s work and you’ll immediately fall in love. Ketner paints charming women and fanciful creatures floating through pastel dreams. His influences include Japanese pop art, packaging design, magazine ads and urban graffiti. See more at My Modern Metropolis.

Create an Awesome Funky Text Effect

Funky, abstract text effects can yield incredibly stunning results. Whether they’re fiery and explosive, cool and sleek, retro, or intricate vector compositions, the techniques used in abstract text effects are applicable across nearly all fields of design.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn step by step, with a plethora of details and screenshots, how to create an awesome funky text effect. Master digital artist Bruno Kenzo will take you through his detailed workflow that he used in the creation of his work, FUNK-IT, which has received significant recognition in the design community including a Daily Deviation on deviantART. You’ll learn the use of clipping masks, a variety of layer modes and blending techniques, along with a variety of other effects for this awesome and funky text effect.

Let us know what you think in the comments, and hope you enjoy the tutorial!

TBHC Interiors

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Eco Rat Trap

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Floating Oasis- Spa You Don’t Want To Miss

This floating, open circular veranda is the most appealing places to unwind, with almost 360 degree view of the open sea and floating above the water. The Avi Spa at Avillion Port Dickson, is probably one of the most spectacular spa built above water…More pics & info here.