Drawers Made from Firewood

May 30th, 2012

Mark Moskovitz created this totally awesome piece of storage furniture made from split fire wood. Though not specifically noted for what it was created for, it appears to be a dresser.

The Cabinetry of Build LLC

May 29th, 2012

SPD is the “Special Projects Division” of Build LLC. The company established this part of their company to help showcase their excellent cabinetry work. I’m drawn to their work largely because of the mid-century modern feel.


Crayon Portrait Sculptures by Diem Chau

May 24th, 2012

As you can tell by the previous “sculpture” posts on the blog this past month I’m obsessed with sculptures of objects that are in our everyday lives. This artist, Diem Chau, shows us the other things Crayons can be used for. Aren’t these sculptures just great?

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The Apartment House

May 23rd, 2012

The Apartment House was created in 2009 by Formwerkz Architects. The house is organized in two linear volumes split by a common pool in the middle. The house is two levels with a lawn garden sitting on the roof. Found on Freshome.


David Mach’s Matchstick Sculptures

May 21st, 2012

David Mach creates some of the most “fueled” sculptures I’ve seen. This series is created by thousands of matchsticks glued together to form portraits. Some of the portraits are more realistic while some take a much more expressive form. Found on Beautiful Decay


The Split House by Superkul

May 18th, 2012

Another beautiful, modern house this time from Superkül Inc Architects. The interior of the house is is really a wonderful—not too cold, not too warm. What I like most here is the interior opening up to the backyard and pool. Via Contemporist


Wooden Textile Blanket

May 17th, 2012

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Elisa Strozyk is the creator of this “wooden textile” blanket. The final product is a half wood, half fabric combination that until now, seemed very foreign. This would be absolutely awesome to have. Found via Freshome.

The processes to transform wood into a flexible wooden surface is its deconstruction into pieces, which are then attached to a textile base. Depending on the geometry and size of the tiles each design shows a different behavior regarding flexibility and mobility. There are various possible applications, for example as floorings, curtains, drapes, plaids, upholstery or parts of furniture.


British Columbia Home by Pb Elemental

May 15th, 2012

Pb Elemental designed this beautiful prefab house in White Rock, BC, Canada. I can’t find anything with this house that I don’t like. The exterior wood siding with the metal and cement really pull everything together.


The Leica M9-P Series Limited Edition Hermes

May 15th, 2012

Hermes.com teamed up with Leica to create one of the most expensive rangefinders sold today. A total of 300 Edition Hermès digital rangefinders will ship beginning in June for $25,000. If that price tag hasn’t scared you away, there are 100 even more exclusive special edition Hermès – Série Limitée Jean-Louis Dumas models available in July for $50,000.

Talk about a fancy setup that may easily cost more than your car. The $25k package comes with the Leica Summilux-M 50 mm f/1.4 lens while the $50k package comes with the Leica Noctilux-M 50 mm f/0.95 lens and a Leica APO-Summicron-M 90 mm f/2. I’m convinced that this is totally awesome. Via Engadget.


Apple iPhone 5 “Plus” Concept

May 13th, 2012

It’s about that time when iPhone 5 rumors start ramping up. Fortunately I have one right here for you to feast your eyes upon. This iPhone 5 concept or as the original creator calls it, the “iPhone Plus”, was created by the same guy who dreamed up the Instagram Camera.

Here’s a quick feature list for you dreamed up by the creator:
– Liquid metal Body: thermoformed on a single plane, no junctions needed
– Screen with double alkali-aluminosilicate sheet glass
– 4.3″ Retina Display with In-Cell technology
– A6 Quad Core processor
– Rear Camera: 10.0 Megapixel, f/2.4, 1080p Full HD video at 30 FPS
– Front Camera: 2.0 Megapixel (VGA), 480p VGA video at 30 FPS
– Rear motion sensor
– Top pico-projector to beam photos and videos on any surfaces
– Slim design for an edge-to-edge thinner profile
– New slim-dock connector
– Fully “Capacitive” home button

What do you think about this iPhone Plus concept?

Francesca Pastine’s Artforum Excavations

May 13th, 2012

Francesca Pastine began using Art Forum magazines as her choice of medium in 2008. Francesca would cut and manipulate the magazines to create and reveal the topography that lies within. Found via Beautiful Decay.

Eric Valli and the Incredible Honey Hunters

May 9th, 2012

Eric Valli is an extraordinary photographer. Every one of his series are stunning and reveal a look at a part of the world that isn’t typically seen in such light. This particular series by Eric titled Honey Hunters of Nepal, documented the fearless Gurung men risking their lives to harvest the massive nests of the world’s largest honeybee.

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