These recycled cardboard kids' toys from Carton Chic are pretty cool-looking -- designy and playful without being too arch or crunchy-green. The price is a little steep if you're used to spending American Dinars instead of Pounds Sterling, but it's not a bad buy if you're accustomed to British money (and hell, at the rate the Exchequer is printing money to bail out the hedge-fund gamblers, the pound'll come down right smartly) (sorry, did I say gamblers? It's only gambling if you can lose: when Big Daddy Central Bank covers your losses, you're not a gambler, you're just a feckless greedhead who crashed the global economy):
Made from recycled and recyclable cardboard, she creates, together with a young graphic designer, beautiful, fun toys that can be customised by the child. These toys are not only very original, but are often interpretations of classic toys (doll’s house, puppet theatre), remade to today’s design tastes and above all, to Armelle’s taste; the design is simple, with contemporary and graceful lines and will please parents just as much as children!
The Sketchboard Pro wouldn’t look like much if you didn’t know what it was: a stand for the iPad Pro designed for digital artists, holding it at a perfect angle and providing more ample arm-resting space around the display. It’s fifty dollars on Indiegogo and ships in March. [via Digital Arts] The Sketchboard Pro features […]
Akai’s MPC One is a beat-making box that fits in a backpack (unlike the MPC X) and costs less than a grand (unlike the MPC Live), has a 7-inch touchscreen display, and offers a full bank of pads, knobs and dials for standalone action, and outputs and ports for hooking it up to other audio […]
The rack-mounted version of the expensive and handsome new Mac Pro is now available, starting at $6499. You can configure yourself a model up to $54,547.98, rack not included.
When it comes to immediately grabbing a reader’s attention in any medium, few things are more important than picking the perfect font—regardless of whether you’re advertising your brand online or in print. The MyFonts Monotype Fresh Font Bundle offers over 50 handcrafted fonts from one of the world’s most revered typeface companies, and it’s available […]
We’re all guilty of constantly staring at a variety of screens throughout the day. The only problem is that the blue light that’s emitted by most electronics — and even energy-efficient lightbulbs — is notoriously bad for our eyes and, subsequently, our health. Here are three glasses that offer superior protection for your eyes both […]
From OneDrive to Slack, there are numerous ways to store files online. Because many platforms offer a certain amount of free storage, it makes sense to mix and match. However, spreading your files across multiple apps can make things very confusing. Rethink Files offers a simple solution. By connecting to all your other cloud storage […]