Funny little wooden figures and animals, that also double as vases or key hooks, designed by Taiwanese artist Yen Jui-Lin.
Tayfun Tinmaz is an artist from Istanbul, who creates these amazing birds and fruit paper artworks. Just beautiful!
In the small fishing town of Ísafjörður in Iceland, a new 3-D pedestrian crossing has been painted with the intention of slowing down speeding cars.
IKEA has launched LURVIG, a pet focused collection! They look so much like miniature IKEA furniture! Hopefully they will soon be available in Greece too.
An amazing red-tiled pool near the beach, in direct contrast with the all-white library room both situated in The Library Hotel at Koh Samui, Thailand. The rest of the hotel doesn’t look bad either.
“You give me money, I’ll give you creative.
I’ll start when the check clears.
Time is money. More time is more money.
I’ll listen to you. You listen to me.
You tell me what you want, I’ll tell you what you need.
You want me to be on time, I want you to be on time.
What you use is yours, what you don’t is mine.
I can’t give you stuff I don’t own.
I’ll try not to be an ass, you should do the same.
If you want something that’s been done before, use that.
If you want your way, you have to pay.
If you don’t pay, I have final say.
Let’s create something great together.”
This is actually a work contract for a design firm in Chicago. So straightforward and simple!
In Japan, manhole covers don’t have to be ugly. Japanese sewer lids can be beautiful, intricate examples of urban design, with references to local sights, traditional printmaking, history, architecture and pop culture . The above images are part of a photographic project by S. Morita, who has recorded over a thousand manhole covers around Japan over the years.