terho + tatti lamps by maija puoskari

influenced by natural and sympathetic shapes of acorns and funghi, opal white glass-blown casings and finnish alder complete the collection of pendant and table lamp fixtures.

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knock knock interactive wooden calculator by khalil klouche

the children’s interactive wooden calculator uses playful knocking
sounds to answer mathematical equations.

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Try Not to Get Vertigo: POV GoPro Footage of One World Trade Center Spire Being Raised

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Of all the reasons why I could never be a construction worker—not strong enough, can’t consistently wake up at 5am, don’t know how to catcall—preeminent among them is my deathly fear of heights. It was terrifying to watch this video of construction workers hoisting the spire onto One World Trade Center (someone slapped a GoPro camera onto the thing). The crazy part is that at the end, you get to see a handful of guys jimmying the massive thing into place with what look like crowbars.

Warning: This video isn’t edited at all, it’s a continuous nine-minute shot of them hoisting the spire from the roof to the top of its supporting structure. Part of me wishes they’d fast-forwarded the video, though if they had I would’ve peed my pants or thrown up (probably both).

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Hanging Light Gems: Diamonds by JSPR

Hanging Light Gems: Diamonds by JSPR

Diamonds is a series of hanging pendants designed by Sylvie Meuffels for JSPR that cross industrial with a bit of classy elegance. Much like the stones they’re named after, these eye-catching lights will shine from the ceiling they hang from.

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There are three geometric, diamond-shaped variations to choose from and the metal cage frames are made from powder-coated steel in either black or gold.

Hanging Light Gems: Diamonds by JSPR in home furnishings Category

Hanging Light Gems: Diamonds by JSPR in home furnishings Category

Hanging Light Gems: Diamonds by JSPR in home furnishings Category

Hanging Light Gems: Diamonds by JSPR in home furnishings Category

Hanging Light Gems: Diamonds by JSPR in home furnishings Category

Photos by Lisa Klappe.

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