"No Globes" for Climate Change Snow Globe by Dorothy

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 25, 2012
You may be asking yourself, why would I want a snow globe with a silo or 4 in the middle? That doesn't seem really wintery or nice to have out when grandma comes over. UK-based agency Dorothy created this No Globes snow globe to protest the building of dirty coal-fired power stations. Shake that globe, and black, disgusting dirt-filled remnants come out of the towers.

Another Example

Illustration // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Graphic designer and illustrator Elliott Grubb set up Another Example in 2008 when he ventured into the world of freelance after working at Mcfaul Studio. He has a slight obsession for illustrating animal faces, and creates bold vector based artworks for a variety of clients in both apparel and advertising. After a recent move away from the UK, he can now be found working from his home studio in the heart of New York’s East Village.

New Low Bros Canvases

Street Art // Thursday, May 03, 2012
Extremely cute and menacing at the same time, these newest Low Bros paintings on canvas look like they were made in a design program.

The Land of Giants: Changing the Icelandic Landscape

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Leave it to Iceland to have serene beauty such as this. The design firm, Choi + Shine Architects, came up with this, The Land of Giants an attempt to transform "mundane electrical pylons into statues on the Icelandic landscape by making only small alterations to existing pylon design." These designs were submitted as a competition entry in March of 2008 to Landsnet, Iceland national power transmission company who was working in collaboration with the Association of Icelandic Architects.

The Skull Chandelier by Kelly Lamb

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 19, 2012
After seeing the spectacle that was Damien Hirst's For the Love of God at the Tate Modern in London this past week, we sort of have a new appreciation for a good skull. Kelly Lamb's Skull Chandelier, although a tad gaudy and a bit of a tough sell for our dining room, we definitely like the composition of it.

The Ballpoint Stool

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
If you happen to have a floor in which you can find a way to draw or doodle upon it, may we suggest the creation of Canada-based designer, Philippe Malouin, the Ballpoint Stool. With transparent design, and the ability to draw as you scoot, your daily doings can be a creative project.

Deer Hydro Towers by Design Depot

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 08, 2012
One thing we have learned (of many) as we have been traveliing through Sri Lanka this past week is how ugly and eye-soring a power line can be in lush, beautiful environments. That is why we love the Deer shaped hydro tower concept designed by Moscow-based Design Depot.

Super Mario Bros Question Box Lamp

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 02, 2012
Who says you can't be a kid again? Here we have a custom made, touch sensitive Question Block Lamp inspired by the iconic Super Mario Bros Nintendo game. The lamp is 6 inches by 6 inches by 6 inches,  made of laser-cut plexiglass and lit from inside by energy-efficient LED. How does it work? Hit the bottom of the cube and you'll get both light and the classic coin noise.

Play With Your Food Plates by Boguslaw Sliwinski

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 20, 2012
It is a national holiday here in the USA, so we are having a bit more fun with our selections for the blog today. First up, Play With Your Food Plates, a clevely designed series by Boguslaw Sliwinski. We have no idea about that name.

Bang-Bang Handle by Nikita Kovalev

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 06, 2012
Russian designer Nikita Kovalev has created something that will make the entry to your home/apartment a more adventurous task: the bang-bang handle, a gun as door handle creation. Perhaps your parents won't like it, but we do.

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