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Shape these 120 colorful balls into perfect relaxation

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You could be lying around on this super-comfy mat of configurable balls if you have $8K lying around. Comes in blue, red, brown, and gray.

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How a logo for an adults-only ice cream brand was designed

Designer Kath Tudball goes over the design and development of the hand-drawn logo for Mister Cooper, an adults-only ice cream brand (unusual, gourmet and alcoholic flavors). [via]

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Gorgeously designed studio feels like a treehouse

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Australian architect Max Pritchard's Tree Top Studio looks like the perfect place to work while surrounded by the sights and sounds of trees and water.

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WATCH: crazy cute jerboas and the hopping robot they inspired

Jerboas, tiny desert rodents that move like kangaroos, are notoriously hard to film. BBC Earth was able to film a jerboa's escape from a fox, and its unique shape has now inspired a robot:

Jerboas use their long tails to transfer energy to their legs, allowing them to hop many times their body length. It turns out the hair on the bottoms of their their feet also serves a number of purposes, including insulation, traction, and stealth on the sand.

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Universal Music's anti-piracy ads reached new heights of crazypants gore


Saatchi & Saatchi Sao Paulo designed these grotesque ads for Universal Music, in which bloody gobbets of rock-n-roller are captioned with "Stop Destroying the Band You Like: Say No to Music Piracy."

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Intricate 3D paper typography by Sabeena Karnik

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Mumbia-based illustrator Sabeena Karnik specializes in forming strips of paper into intricate typography. Below is a sequence showing creation of her piece for a radio station.

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Massive steel labyrinth

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Belgian architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh built this phenomenal steel labyrinth in Genk, Belgium at the C-mine arts center located on the site of a former coal mine. The 37.5 square meter maze has a kilometer of corridors.

A series of Boolean transformations create spaces and perspectives that reinterpret the traditional Labyrinth is a sculptural installation that focuses on the experience of space. These Boolean transformations convert the walk through the labyrinth into a sequence of spatial and sculptural experiences.

More at Deezen and Gijs Van Vaerenbergh. (via Juxtapoz)

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Public Enemy's Chuck D on the best logo in hip hop

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Chuck D talks to Juxtapoz Magazine editor Evan Pricco:

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Gorgeous geometric reimagining of a stained-glass chapel

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This Rainbow Chapel at the Shanghai Museum of Glass was created for events like weddings, but a visit might make any day feel special.

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WATCH: This here's corn maze cuttin' season!

If'n y'all got raised in the heartland, y'all know this here's corn maze cuttin' season! The good folks down to Dull's got one-a them newfangled drones to get all the goings on.

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How to explain graphic design to four-year-olds

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Dean Vipond was asked to explain his job as a graphic designer to a class of four- and five-year-olds.

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A walk through art history, told in a series of imaginative shoe designs

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Nick Adelman says he created this series of designs with one goal in mind:

“To create a shoe as a summation of an entire culture’s art.

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After a rush, aviation stopped "progressing" -- the Web might be next


Maciej Cegłowski's "Web Design: The First 100 Years" is a characteristically provocative riff on the past and future of "progress" that asks the question, if aviation stopped producing faster, more powerful aircraft in the 1970s, will the IT industry do the same?

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X-Me Collection turns furniture into cross-stitch canvases

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Ellinor Ericsson's X-Me Collection weaves colorful tubes of fabric into Nordic style furniture with latticed birch backs, adding a touch of whimsy to the clean design.

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Evocative image of rose embers

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This gorgeous image of the dying embers of a bouquet of roses, titled "The Ash," was meticulously crafted by the creative team at Ars Thanea. See how they did it.

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Gorgeous and colorful vaulted murals of Rotterdam's Markthal

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Rotterdam wanted to honor the history of its public market by creating a space that felt open even though it was enclosed. The resulting Markthal has a beautiful vaulted ceiling adorned with bright murals of food.

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Circular Infinite Bridge sculpture

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The Danish Sculpture by the Sea festival includes a massive piece called Infinite Bridge extending out into the Thors Møllebæk River.

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