Tag Archives: design

For the Love of Fonts: Typographic Playing Cards

While I’m not a graphic design major I always had a keen eye for neat and progressive design, including creative uses of typography. This set of Typographic Playing Cards caught my eye with its interesting integration of text into the design of a deck of cards. Designed by Michelle Lam, each card features a different font, along with a mini-description ...

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Ultra-Light Mosquito Helicopter: Personal Transportation for Cave-Dwellers

The lightweight Mosquito Helicopter concept by Cikaric Dragan, specifically designed for the Army to commute through difficult terrains, would have been perfect for the marauding caveman. No more multiple mile-long treks just for some fine tiger steak. You can even land this sucker right in the comfort of your own cave. A series of levers and a computer control the ...

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Creative “No Photo” Facebook Pics: The Cool Way to be Anonymous

I’m always curious why some Facebook users are so guarded that they refuse to put any sort of profile picture, period. I can understand not wanting to put a picture of yourself, but at least uploading some sort of image to catch our attention would be nice. These creative “No Photo” Facebook pics take the ‘fault’ out of default. Why ...

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Misa Digital Guitar Replaces Strings with Touchscreen

We’ve seen some crazily zany guitar designs in our day but none that have essentially ended its stature as a true guitar. The Misa Digital Guitar cuts out the strings and replaces them with a multi-touch screen. Sort of defeats the purpose of acoustics, but who the hell cares, this thing is beyond innovative. Pretty much a handheld MIDI controller ...

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Edible Wedding Dress / Cake

Short on space and even shorter on cash? Looks like you’ll be cutting a lot of corners when it comes to wedding planning, which can cause bankruptcy all on its own. The Edible Wedding Dress Cake not only saves you some space in the reception hall but saves you some cash as you’ll only have to shell out for the ...

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Steve Jobs’ Think Different Macbook Decal

Any true Jobs-ist or follower of Jobs-ism will understand the point of having the image of the man himself emblazoned on your Macbook Pro. On the fourth day, Jobs created the Macbook, and it was good. Influenced partly by Apple’s Think Different, partly by Steve Jobs’s iconic image, this is one Macbook decal which I’d say is a must for ...

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Fast Food Assassination and Other Disturbing Ronald McDonald Images

Not all is jolly in the land of fast food. As turf wars heat up, so does the bloodshed. Jack’s assassination of the clown is only one of a few disturbing images of Ronald McDonald found across the web. He’s not the clown you thought he was. Battling the Burger King himself and even having an adverse reaction to his ...

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No Girls Allowed: Table Turns Into A Secret Fort

Back in the day, building a fort was as easy as grabbing a few blankets or sheets and throwing them over the nearest table. POW! Instant imaginary fun. Nowadays, they take all the fun out of actually building the fort and integrate the walls right into the tables. The Daily Shelter table transforms from a dining-room surface into a fort-sized ...

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Awesome Graphic Print Stockings Are Almost Cool Enough to Go Tranny For

Being a fine male specimen, I don’t wear stockings (at least not on weekdays), but if I did, you can bet your arse that Les Queues de Sardines’s graphic-print stockings would be what I would wore. The designs for these stockings are just awesome. I particularly admire the creepy ant design. And if these aren’t hip enough for you, check ...

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Brain Bowls for Recovering Zombie Vegetarians

So, you’ve finally done it. Taken the drastic leap into vegetarianism. No more brains for you, young man. But it’s hard to make the jump directly from munching on organs to snapping into fresh carrots. To make your life (?) a little more manageable, check out these Brain Bowls available on Etsy for $10 a pop. Even if your gobbling ...

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