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Wörther pencils

Loving these chunky Wörther shorty pencils, available in three flavours from the Ghostly Store.

Esquire: Jeff Bridges

Awesome photo and great layout for this Esquire cover featuring Jeff Bridges.


Concrete rings

Concrete rings

Concrete rings

A collaborative project between Beat Poet and 22designstudio of Taiwan, these concrete rings are inspired by the architecture of Japanese architect Tadao Ando, whose work is characterised by simple geometry and an almost exclusive use of concrete with the formwork holes left intact. The concrete, imperfect and raw, ages gracefully in a wabi-sabi manner.



Cool illustration and identity work from Philipp Zurmöhle, aka PHILLENNIUM.

Occulter Black Books - Tao Te Ching

I am not a fan of the Kindle and the whole eBook concept, which is probably why I find myself drawn to this fetishised book range from Occulter.

Occulter Black Books is a line of classic paperback titles, each one encased in rubber with discreet titling. Before one can be read, the binding must be ripped by pulling the attached metal-ended cord, which can then be used as a bookmark. Once open, frayed binding tape may be adhered to the inside of the cover for a clean edge or left in shreds as physical evidence of first contact.

“Occulter Black Books are formulated to bring focus to content while objectifying “paper books” as technologically independent vehicles of ideas and experience. In a contemporary media context, our books challenge more etherial forms of publishing by emphasizing corporeality and individuation.”



Cappello, from Canadian manufacturers, molo, is lit by LED, shaded by a paper “cap” (cappello in Italian) and set upon a cylinder of soft white Carrara marble.

The cylinder piece actually comes out of the hole bored through the marble block-shaped base for Arco, the iconic floor lamp designed by the Castiglioni brothers and manufactured by Flos.

Via Dailytonic.

Josef Müller-Brockmann redux - 100 days

As part of the Michael Bierut 100 Days Workshop at the Yale School of Art, each day for 100 days, Jessica Svendsen is producing a new iteration of the Josef Müller-Brockmann ‘Beethoven’ poster.

Via Quipsologies.

Kung Fu Sutra

Whether you are a lover or a fighter, these Kung Fu Sutra condoms from “ooo” boutique are sure to appeal.

Individually packaged in 2.5” x 2.5” boxes that fit into a beautful gift box, each condom features a different pen and ink depiction of partners engaging in erotic variations on the Chinese art of self-defense.

Read on to view some saucy examples..!

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RetroAtelier: Mercedes 300SL

Mercedes 300SL nicely captured by RetroAtelier.

Standard Dry Air

Via retrofuturs.