The Complete Death Spray Custom Formula

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I don’t know much about the enigmatic fellow behind Death Spray Custom besides the fact that his given name is David Gwyther and he’s based in London, and his morbid moniker is simply “an identity that is used to front my adventures in surface design. It is intended to be a playful riposte to an often serious world of art, design etc.” Per the same interview with CycleEXIF last year, he’s “mostly self taught,” and contrary to McLuhan, he believes that “the medium isn’t the message, the painting part is a small fraction of the process. I’d like to add I’m not a bicycle painter by any means, just an artist who likes two wheels.”

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I’d known about his custom paint work for bicycles for some time, but true to his word, he comes up with wicked paint schemes for a variety of mostly speed-related objects—auto, helmets, tools, etc.—and executes them to dazzling effect. His portfolio is well worth a visit, from the Tool Box (featuring a slogan that is unprintable here) to a NASCAR-worthy Chevy Silverado and all variety of helmets and bicycle-related objets d’art.

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interactive google street view hyper-lapse animations by teehan+lax labs

the interactive hyper-lapse source code the provides greater accessibility so developers can play with higher frame rates, better image quality, and more complicated camera movements.

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Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

New Dutch design brand Fraaiheid (Dutch for “beauty”) takes a single sheet of laminated plywood and turns it into a sustainably produced table with cross-shaped joints. Using a CNC milling machine, the + Table‘s parts are cut with precision out of one sheet, making for minimal waste.

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

The name of the table comes from the cross-shaped joints that are made when the parts come together.

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

The +, or cross-shaped joints, make assembly easy – you can put the tables together in minutes!

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

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They use a high quality birch plywood with a hard top layer of white or anthracite grey HPL (High Pressure Laminate). Other colors are available upon request.

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

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Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

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Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

+++ table

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

+++ table in anthracite grey

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category

Minimal Waste + Table by Fraaiheid in home furnishings Category


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People People Pocket Watch : Swedish design meets an offbeat approach to horology in a modern take on time

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Swedish design collective People People lets their work do the talking. Splitting their time between client commissions and lab work, the creators of the successful Kickstarter project, the Transparent Speaker, are now set to dip…

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Are Women Bad Drivers? [Infographic]

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Many people (mostly men) claim that women are bad drivers, but is this really true? This infographic presented by ShiftInsurance.com takes a look at the numbers behind both men and women drivers.

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lazerian: gerald paper dog project

more than 100 international creatives have put their own spin on the free-standing paper dog, all of which will be presented in an exhibition during new york design week 2013.

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