Design – Design You Trust

DROID Lamp, A Retro Robotic Shape

Remember being a child and having the freedom to imagine life in outer space? To play pretend games with robots and other planets? To escape into a world unknown?

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Meet World’s Most Versatile Cosplayer: Young Russian Chameleon Ilona Bugaeva

Based in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Ilona Bugaeva is the World’s Most Versatile Cosplayer. Is there any character the Russian chameleon Ilona, who also goes by Sladkoslava, can’t portray? We especially like her Elizbeth Bioshock portrayal.

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Soviet Fashion: Style Pages From 1980s U.S.S.R.

Were Soviet women dressed in drab, utilitarian garb – not according to their fashion magazines.

I recently came across some Soviet fashion magazines from 1987-1989 and thought I’d share. Like most Americans, during the Cold War, I pictured all Soviet women as homely and hardened by their harsh life, dressed in drab utilitarian garb. As these pages prove, that was far from the case – and certainly not in the last years before the break up. What we find are fashions not so different to a JC Penney catalog of the same period. Let’s have a look…

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Gorgeous Photos Make Star Wars Toys Look Like Real, Life-Sized Ships

Manufacturers of toys all over the world should be advertising their products with photos like these. Photographer Vesa Lehtimäki is responsible for these beauties; he’s been photographing his kid’s toys over the years and he makes shots that look like they belong in movies. His images of the various vehicles of Star Wars are especially impressive.

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So Teeth-Nails Exist… And It Gets Even Worse…

Instagram is where to go if you want to check out radical innovations in fashion. Every day, professionals and amateurs come up with dozens of new hairdos, outfits, nail designs, etc. Today’s masterpieces/monstrosities come from Nail Sunny, a nail salon based in Russia. They’re known for wacky nail designs that really go too far.

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Land Rover Celebrates 70 Years With Stunning Poster Collection

To mark the 70th anniversary of the original Land Rover’s 1948 unveiling, the British automotive manufacturer commissioned a handful of gorgeously illustrated posters that go from vintage to modern in all kinds of style.

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Vladislav Ociacia’s Robot Renders Are Works Of Art

Be still my robotic heart! The level of detail is astounding and makes the renders look more like production models than concept art. The robotic organs are a fantastic concept and give the robots a sort of macabre humanity. The next sci-fi blockbuster needs make use of these robot designs.

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Japanese Cosplayer’s ‘BoobPack’ Becomes A Viral Trend On Twitter

A female Japanese cosplayer is hoping to start an unusual fashion trend that requires a little more than just a significant amount of confidence to pull off.

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A.C.A.B – All Colors Are Beautiful

A.C.A.B is a newcomer to the world of streetwear brands, a federating and rebellious postulate, born of the tragic news that saw young people around the world rise up in the face of brutality from state authorities.

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Giant RoboCop Statue Finally Finds Its Home In Detroit

It’s official. The crowdfunded, officially sanctioned RoboCop statue has found a permanent home in Detroit.

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Dazzling Three-Dimensional Paper Sculptures Of Birds, Bees, and Crustaceans by Lisa Lloyd

UK-based paper artist Lisa Lloyd builds dazzling birds, floral arrangements, and feasts from multi-colored layers of precisely cut paper. Her three-dimensional works are most often inspired by naturally occurring colors and patterns, which is apparent in the geometric shapes and layered textures found in her works’ feathers, scales, and wings.

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Brutally Honest Logos By Viktor Hertz That Will Make You Laugh

Viktor Hertz is a freelance graphic designer from Sweden. He creates works full of sarcasm and humour and plays with popular mainstream works of art. Viktor has been featured in numerous worldwide exhibitions, magazines and books, and has also had his own work exhibited. In 2014 he started writing and directing short films, and is currently combining commission work with personal projects.

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Creep Out Your Neighborhood With Baby Doll Head Planters

To be fair, reusing an old doll head is more eco-friendly than buying a new pot. It’s up to you whether or not it’s worth it. For me, I’ll take a larger carbon footprint in exchange for not being menaced by these tiny monstrosities found via #dollplanters Instagram trend.

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Afro Beauty Brought To Life In Photographer Luke Nugent’s Lavish Hair Portraiture

British photographer Luke Nugent captures a wide range of style, beauty, and personal expression in his creative photo shoots, for which he often works with London-based hair stylist Lisa Farrall. Nugent highlights women of color in his varied series, from the more subdued everyday styles in Emancipate to the Afrofuturism-inspired Armour, which was a finalist for the 2016 British Hair Awards.

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2018 European Stone Stacking Championship


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The European Stone Stacking Championships are Europe’s largest championships for all Stone Stacking and Rock Balancing artists and practitioners. The overall winner of the European Stone Stacking Championship will receive financial support for flights to the World Stone Balance Championship in Llano, Texas the following year.

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