Woah! littleBits just launched a Space Kit, in collaboration with NASA.
littleBits is the LEGO of electronics. It’s a library of electronic modules that snap together with magnets for prototyping, learning, and fun.
I am a fan.
“The issue of craft is the difference between good and great. When you go from good to great, there’s this element of delight and magic that has to happen in design… That’s where great design comes from — great design changes us. We smile, we laugh.”
- Maria Guidice
Inspired by folk art wall hangings of the late 19th century, Three Potato Four’s Home Sweet Home Banners are printed on imported Belgian linen mounted on solid birch dowels fitted with hanging waxed twine.
Another few days, and I’ll be scooting through Brooklyn with my very own Amish Made Scooter. Can’t wait.
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“Tom Walked to her apartment intoxicated by the promise of the evening. He believed that this time his expectations would align with reality.”
(500) Days of Summer, directed by Marc Webb.
Created for Lady Gaga, the Volantis is the world’s first flying dress and heralds the beginning of a new era for human flight, says one of its designers Benjamin Males.
It made me laugh.
Anne Dérian, an architect by trade, is the force behind these beautiful mosaic art pieces. Originally from France, Anne now lives in Berlin and does mosaics on commission basis. In times where everything is about speed, I find incredible beauty in the slowness and thoughtfulness that the mosaic process represents. I’d hire her in a heart beat.
We have come a long way. This is what a Go-Pro looked like in 1960s. Made me chuckle.
Since 2004 Rachel has been researching, working with biologists, and traveling all over the world to photograph continuously living organisms 2,000 years old and older. The work spans disciplines, continents, and millennia: it’s part art and part science. (In November of 2010 Rachel told her story at CreativeMornings.)
Her book contains 125 photographs, 30 essays on her 30 subjects, original inforgraphics, and contributions by New York Times science columnist Carl Zimmer and world-renowned curator Hans Ulrich Obrist.
Car-UX.com is a fascinating project by user experience designer Min Seung Song: a growing collection of UX image details of contemporary automobiles. This field of UX seems to be undergoing dramatic changes. A few weeks ago I had the change to drive a Tesla and the interior felt like an oversized iPad on wheels. I can’t remember seeing one physical button. The car is basically an app.