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Who says work cabinets have to be boring? Not Studio Job who produced these cabinets with an enormous bronze key for Milan 2011. Job Cabinet is the first in a collection of office furniture for Dutch brand Lensvelt.

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Now this is pretty mad.

Thru Religion is a 3D printed object created by Drzach & Suchy. The object has multiple shadow-casting elements, semi-randomly arranged in three dimensions. When you rotate the object to the right position in front of a light source, you can see 3 different religious symbols. You should also check out these 2 videos of their Shadow Casting Panels.

Via Today and Tomorrow.

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Kelly Angood created this screen-printed corrugated cardboard Hasselblad designed to function as a pinhole camera and accept 120 film. You can download yours here!

Images created by the community of users will be viewable at www.pinholehassleblad.tumblr.com. Please send any images of your camera or produced by your camera to pinhole@kellyangood.co.uk to be uploaded to the blog!

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Well, before I die…I want to live!

What do you want to do before you die? Via Design Milk.

That’s what artist and designer Candy Chang wanted to find out from her neighbors. But instead of just asking them, she decided to create a public art project, called Before I Die.

In her New Orleans neighborhood, Candy turned an abandoned, graffiti-ed house into something inspiring. She covered an entire side of the house with giant chalkboards with the words stenciled “Before I die I want to _________.” She then left pieces of chalk for residents and passers-by to fill in the most important things they want to do in their lifetimes.

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PeteandTom has turned the pages and made history with the new identity for Discovery History.

The central theme of revealing the past runs through every aspect of the brand from the channel logo to ident concepts and onscreen packaging.

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Can you get enough of designer chairs? I cannot! And this new addition by British architect David Chipperfield for Alessi is a beauty. The folding chair will be presented at the Milan Design Week 2011 next month.

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A cool series from Marco Ugolini and Pedro Motta seek to subvert the built-in power structure of top-down organization, rearranging everyday items into minimalist blacks and whites, warm reds and yellows, greens and blues and more.

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Digging these looks and that bright bright cobalt blue, from Spanish fashion designer davidelfin.

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Serbia! Do you love? by Coba&associates

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A great funny little Anatomical Nesting Dolls by illustrator Jason Leveque aka Stuntkid.

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A great idea to upcycle old vinyl records, by laser cutting pieces of monsters that you get to un-puzzle all by yourself!

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This really did make me laugh! Via Art Threat.

Do Royal weddings and indeed all the incessant chatter about the upcoming April 29 Royal wedding make you sick to the stomach? Feel the need to expel the grossness that has entered your being by way of absurd attention paid to an absurd group of elites whose only claim to fame and fortune is hereditary theft and bad haircuts? Then look no further! UK artist Lydia Leith has created the “Royal Wedding Sick Bag” for the occasion. “Throne up” into yours today!

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Ooh aren’t there lovely! via Design Milk

La Mamba is a Valencia-based creative studio, who will be showing their latest products, a series of mirrors at zona Tortana in Milan during Salone for a new company called Omelette-ed.

The series of mirrors are designed to lean against a wall, supported on long steel tubular legs with cork feet. They are available in primary colors as well as black, white and gray and three different styles.

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For cat lovers everywhere. From Czech Republic company Catworks on Moderncat. The designs come in the letters A, C, G, M, O, R, S and T.

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This is the perfect add as you go along chandelier, where anyone can start with just a single crystal and work their way up the chandelier ladder. By Thomas Feichtner.

One Crystal Chandelier is a hanging light fixture reduced to its essence by Viennese designer Thomas Feichtner. A cable runs through a curved tube which is fitted with an LED at the end to provide light. This tube’s curvature is such that one can hang a crystal from it—and this crystal is then lit from below. The design is a greatly simplified one which consciously breaks with the historically more formal and representative role that crystal chandeliers have played. It is not powerful opulence, but rather a fascinating simplicity that dominates this work. And it is the use of LED technology that makes it possible to take this approach to its logical conclusion. The concept becomes particularly clear within the context of the producer’s history and in light of the way it contrasts with traditional chandelier designs. One Crystal Chandelier is an affordable lighting element for a design-loving but no less traditional public—an “entry-level” chandelier which can be expanded by adding further crystals as one sees fit.

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Dear Blank Please Blank + Sapling Press = really funny let­ter­press prints. Check them out here.

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A most marvelous collection of vintage ads, some of which really tickle my pants!

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In America, the chasm between rich and poor is growing, the clash between conservatives and liberals is strengthening, and even good and evil seem more polarized than ever before. At the heart of this collection of portraits is my desire to remind us that we were all equal, until our environment, circumstances or fate molded and weathered us into whom we have become. Los Angeles– and New York-based photographer Mark Laita completed Created Equal over the course of eight years; his poignant words reflect the striking polarizations found in his photographs. Presented as diptychs, the images explore social, economic and gender difference and similarity within the United States, emulating and updating the portraiture of Edward Curtis, August Sander and Richard Avedon. This volume includes an introduction by noted culture writer and editorial cult figure Ingrid Sischy.

Polygamists / Pimp, 2004 / 2003

Homeless Man / Real Estate Developer, 2002 / 2005

Catholic Nuns / Prostitutes, 2002 / 2002

Amish Adolescents / Teens punks, 2004 / 2004

French Chef / Short Order Cook, 2006 / 1999

Company President / Cleaner, 2006 / 2004 years

Beauty Pageant Contestant / Topless Dancer, 2000 / 2002

Baptist Minister / Ku Klux Klan, 2002 / 2002

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Would you like a Peenut? Get it here.

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The label says it all! Great packaging work by Apitus.

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