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YES / NO

markus raetz yes no sculpture

I hugely admire Markus Raetz‘s artwork. This YES/NO sculpture is one of my favorites. Just like in real life, depending on your perspective, the answer can be YES or NO.

Enthusiasm and contempt

“Someone who shows up with enthusiasm made a decision before she even encountered what was going on. The same thing is true for the guy who scowls with contempt before the customer opens his mouth.

It’s a choice.

This choice is contagious.

This choice changes what will happen next.

This choice is at the heart of what it takes to be successful at making change or performing a service.

More than you imagine, we get what we expect.”

Seth Godin

Tinybop: Robot Factory

I have been anticipating the Tinybop’s Robot Factory release for months! The day is finally here! Build a robot and then see them walk, or not, depending on how your construction skills hold up. So much fun! Who doesn’t love to build robots? Exactly.

Hakanai

Hakanaï / trailer from Adrien M / Claire B on Vimeo.

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to enjoy a Hakanaï performance at BAM. It was a stunning visual firework. I wish I could see it another time. Or even better, I’d love to call one of those interactive projection cubes my own. You know, to play with during a coffee break at work… You should check their schedule to see if they’re performing in your city anytime soon.

NYTimes Cooking Techniques

NYTImes Cooking Techniques

I just got lost in a sea of short and refreshingly basic Cooking Technique Videos over on the New York Times. Here’s how you shuck an oyster.

I wish the internet would have been around when I was a kid…

Favorite Things

Favorite Things

I am so getting my kids one of these classical memento boxes. Really lovely.

This Banner:

Eat More Tacos

Eat More Tacos. YES!

Pivot Table

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Who would ever think to put a table on a corner? Lex Pott does.

Friday Link Pack

(via HUH)

– Gabrielle Blair, better known as Design Mom came out with a beautiful book on how to live with kids. A practical room-by-room guide. I will definitely implement some of her ideas.

– This Swiss shoulder bag/backpack is very much after my own minimal heart. #want

– Wow! Astropad lets you use your iPad as a tablet. (thank you Cesar)

Parcel is a package delivery service for New Yorkers who don’t have doormen — they hand-deliver your packages when you’re actually home!

– PON is a seriously smart idea.

– Fun: Che-Wei built a simple webapp to create long scale single use stopwatches. Each stopwatch gets its own permanent URL.

– Woah! Take your standing desk habit to the next level with Fluidstance!

– A studded case that let’s you add LEGO to your laptop. Yes!

– Do you design mobile apps? These iPhone Whiteboards might come in handy. I am tempted to get one for my kids to draw on in their room! They’d love it! Definitely made me chuckle.

– How to really drive across the U.S. hitting major landmarks (via Chris)

Airpocket is a carry-on purse that fits in the airplane seat pocket, designed to hold all the bits and pieces needed whilst in transit.

– Beautiful work by Simone Noronha. This always interneting gif of hers made me laugh.

Onehundredforty turns your chosen tweet into a unique and beautiful print.

Decorate your Easter Eggs with Tattly.

– Enjoyed this talk. I am definitely an “Infovore”: The Art of Curiosity by Camille Sweeney.

A picture book subscription service!

– The You Museum is an online gallery and series of artworks by New Media Artist Jeremy Bailey. Using a few simple questions The You Museum curates personalized exhibitions that are delivered to you via banners on the websites you visit most. Using various retargeting technologies these exhibitions reach you organically across ninety-eight percent of the internet. (Thanks Abra)

– Tattly is hiring a designer.

Beautiful Maps

Beautiful Maps

The Beautiful Maps Tumblr by Dennys Hess is definitely an instant new favorite.

Angora Show Bunnies

angora show bunnies

This NYTimes slideshow made my day: Cuddly, Fluffy, Surreal World of Angora Show Bunnies. Thanks Sally!

Help Ink

Help Ink by Jessica Hische

Help ink sells t-shirts, cards and prints that do good. The concept is simple: You spend $5, they give $1. The above t-shirt is by no other than Jessica Hische.

(via Chris Glass)

LifePaint

Impressive: Volvo introduces LifePaint: A reflective spray only visible at night.

Michael Bierut on the Power of Logos

Michael Bierut interview at Design Indaba.

(via Quipsologies)

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Bike Seat and Stroller in One

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Only a concept at this point but seriously brilliant: Påhoj is a bike seat and stroller in one.

HUSTLE

Hustle

Hustle neon-sign. I totally want one.

Fit Pack

Fit Pack
Fit Pack
Fit Pack

Fit Pack is a stylish, functional backpack that has distinct gym and work compartments to keep your gear organized and protected. I’d totally use it.

Vintage Ice Cream Vendor Bike

vintage icecream vending bike

With a heavy heart I am parting with my beloved Norwegian Vintage Ice Cream Vendor Bike. Someone wonderful please give it a new home. Details here.

PS: You’re wondering why we’re selling this gem? We can’t fit it into our new space. Womp Womp

A Tale of Two Americas

What an incredibly powerful talk by Anand Giridharadas. Do yourself a favor and take 19minutes to watch this.

Spaceship Canopy

rocket tent

I totally want this Spaceship Canopy in my new office. So much fun!

Bad Hair Day

This won the internet today.

After the Kodak Moment

Kodak has prioritized its patent portfolio and the Eastman Business Park since it declared bankruptcy in 2012. Despite some success, the company might never live up to the legacy of its own past. After the Kodak Moment.