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Beautiful Planets

Beautiful Planets, by designer Béatrix Li-Chin Loos, is a series of spherical vases made from layers of scrap wood, glass, cardboard and leather, each representing a planet from the solar system.

Beautiful Planets

Beautiful Planets

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Triumph Scales

In ‘Scales,’ British designer John Doherty adapts a Triumph Bonneville instrument panel and headlight bowl for use as a kitchen scale. The dial faces are altered to accurately represent pounds and kilograms.

Part of a recent collaborative exhibition between Triumph Motorcycles and the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design.

Via Designboom.

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Octopus Chair

Octopus Chair

Octopus Chair

Octopus Chair is the first piece in the Animal Chair collection by designer Maximo Riera.

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Jung Yeon Min

Fantasmagorical artworks from Jung-Yeon Min.

Via Synaptic Stimuli.

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Shelf Lamp

Shelf Lamp

Loving the simplicity of Shelf Lamp and it’s low tech solution to light diffusion, bouncing light onto the wall behind it to provide illumination. Designed by Norwegian designer, Andreas Engesvik.

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Vision cabinets

Vision cabinets

Dutch manufacturer, Pastoe, has recently published the book Vision – Space for Imagination to mark the 25th anniversary of their Vision range of cabinets, first created in 1985 by Pierre Mazairac and Karel Boonzaaijer.

Comprising any number of chests in various sizes, Vision cabinets have no handles or grips and instead utilizes a pressure-release mechanism borrowed from the car manufacturing industry.

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Vans OTW Woessner

Vans OTW Woessner

Woessner from Vans, in black nubuck leather. Nice!

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Gerry Anderson stamp issue

A composite of Royal Mail stamps from the company’s first stamp issue of 2011, FAB: The Genius of Gerry Anderson, which go on sale on Tuesday 11th January 2011.

Via this isn’t happiness.

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ts(s) SS 2011 jacket

Loving this jacket from the Spring Summer 2011 collection of Takuji Suzuki’s ts(s) label.

I am darned if I can find a UK supplier though.  :(

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Victorinox Secure SSD Swiss Army Knife

Victorinox have a number of USB knives in their range but this latest version is not just any old flash-drive. It’s a highly compact secure SSD, available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB sizes, complete with an E-Paper display.

Oh… and you can whittle sticks with it too!

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