Cover of the Day // via SPD
HAPPY 30TH ANNIVERSARY, METROPOLIS
The Internet Wishlist
If you haven’t seen this already, it’s worth a peek. Imagine a suggestion box for what we *still* don’t have at our finger tips. The Internet Wishlist is set up sort of like a blog feed, with suggestions from people around the world of what the apps of tomorrow should be. Could this lead to true solutions with innovative design and technology - solutions simply kick-started from...
The United States of GOOD Beer
The votes are in! Leave it to GOOD to make this lovely: Holla to Sixpoint for representing NY State! http://www.good.is/post/last-chance-our-united-states-of-good-beer-map-could-be-yours-today/
History is full of bamfs.
crow and canary: how to build community →
Design + Cocktails = [Mixtures]
Who doesn’t love a little design in their drink? Mixtures is a gallery of cocktails app designed and developed by The Loud Cloud, a creative agency representing a dynamic group of illustrators and designers. Through the app’s interactivity, Mixtures brings together 15 illustrators who each re-envisioned classic and contemporary cocktails, with their own crafted illustrations...
NYT Nails Heart-Breaking Imagery of Japan with...
The New York Times has outdone itself from a technology perspective. A great example of interactive media. View Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami here. And be sure to move the slider to compare satellite images, taken by GeoEye, from before and after the disaster. Devasting. Heart-breaking.
“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle” ~Ernest Hemingway I fell in love with the...
Thinking of Japan →
simple. to-the-point. sad.
LOVE: Sold for $10,000!
My friend in San Francisco (you know who you are) wants to sell me for $10,000. Well, that’s actually not exactly true, - maybe we’d split it. But, sure there’s money involved in this transaction, and I think the overall cause is a wonderful one driven by honest-to-goodness *love*. The transaction: HOOK CHAS UP is a wonderfully crafted site, offering up one a proposition: Do...
[Mobile App Revolution] // Foursquare for...
I’m registered for the Arch Digest Home Design Show thanks to a wonderful complimentary invite from The New Traditionalists’ CEO, Mr. Philip Erdoes. As I start following happenings with the show and participants, I see a lot happening with it’s looping in of different technology, but still, you’ll want to attend in person no doubt. And this innovative thinking seems like...
The Ultimate Celeb Block!
The brilliant folks over at Gesture Theory are fitting in some great projects in between their client roster. This great extension was built swiftly and smartly and live in a matter of a day. Silence of the Celebs is a Chrome Extension that allows you to remove headlines of celebs from CNN, HuffPo and TMZ. You can manage the default list that they’ve provided. They’re continuing to...
Business Cards Are So Passé
Could it be??? The Hottest Geek Fashion Trend to hit the SXSW crowds? The general scenario: You SXSW-ers are about to meet a ton of people [developers, designers, musicians, bloggers, trendsetters] at all sorts of gatherings [talks, conferences, parties, shows] and it all will go swimmingly. Then, you go for your…business cards? Really? Still? Today? Oh the headache! Fishing for cards, paper,...
You’ve heard the USA Network’s tagline “Characters Welcome,” with that same spirit they’ve created Character Approved, an all-new one-hour special from USA Network featuring exclusive interviews with twelve real “characters” who are changing the face of American culture. It’s exciting to see so many outstanding people - some that I know personally...
Vote for my Blu Dot Swap Item [BACON!] →
For a beautiful Stella Lounge Chair from Blu Dot, I am offering up for swap my AMAZING drawing from an original portrait of my dog, Bacon. The original portrait was taken by the infamous Evan Kafka (NYC portrait photographer): http://bit.ly/flV9EK After seeing this outstanding work of photographic excellence, I submitted it here: http://petsaresuperhero.es/ in the effort to turn my dog, Bacon...
bedside table [chalk]
i’ve been searching and searching for something to place my bedside items on. what do you think?
Kickstarter - LetterMpress: A Virtual Letterpress on Your iPad. So worth a pledge! I hope to the gift code for download it for free when it launches!
A Different Kind of Fan[ship]
I’ve been telling some friends and colleagues about some great bands that I’ve been regularly showing my support for. It’s not just that I know them personally, it’s that I have a strong dedicated [fanship] with them - outside of our personal and meaningful [friendships]. Sure we can go out for brews, play Wiffle ball, taste whiskey, trade scarves & hoodies, go to...
Pets are Superheroes - BACON! →
From this original photo:
LG Pacman.gif - mlkshk →
Blu Dot Swap Meet →
Love Blu Dot! Love their creativity! Love what they are up to now! Through March 11 you can take place in their fun Blu Dot Swap Meet. Bid on trading your oddities, designs, services, collections, and “what-evers” for pieces of Blu Dot furniture. Here are the instructions they share: Are you a fan of modern furniture but not so much a fan of money? At the Blu Dot Swap Meet, you can trade...