Minimalist Lamp called Aurora by The Good Flock

Minimalist Lamp called Aurora by The Good Flock in home furnishings Category

The simple Aurora Lamp by The Good Flock is hand turned and assembled in Oregon.

Minimalist Lamp called Aurora by The Good Flock in home furnishings Category

I love that you can use this lamp on a desk surface or mount it to the wall as a sconce with a single screw. Made of white oak and finished with 100% Tung Oil, this lamp kind of reminds me a bit of a candlestick. It also comes in a black finish.

Minimalist Lamp called Aurora by The Good Flock in home furnishings Category

Minimalist Lamp called Aurora by The Good Flock in home furnishings Category

Watch a video that gives some insight into the lamp’s story


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Joinery: A Poster by Brush Factory Design Studio

Joinery: A Poster by Brush Factory Design Studio in art Category

Joinery is a limited-edition poster that takes a closer look at the common forms of traditional joints used in woodworking. Designed by Hayes Shanesy of Brush Factory design studio, the screen printed poster features technical drawings making it perfect to use as a woodworking reference tool.

Joinery: A Poster by Brush Factory Design Studio in art Category

It’s printed on heavy French paper stock by Cryptogram Ink and measures 26″ x 42″ and you can get one here.


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Kroll Show (2013)

Kroll Show

“Show a little more very much respect to this beautiful creature here.” — Bobby Bottleservice

A rapid-fire postmodernist piss-take, the brief but striking main titles for Kroll Show are as much a mission statement for actor Nick Kroll’s sketch comedy show as they are a checklist of pop cultural touchstones. In dozens of dubstepping blasts, TGIF broadcasting, famous landmarks, reality television, blockbuster cinema, advertising, junk food, and corporate America are all roasted in a pithy cavalcade of Kroll-ified logos, brands, and signage. Full of fine print easter eggs for pause-pressers, the sequence strobes at the audience and ends before they know what hit them.

Jonathan Krisel, Kroll Show series director and executive producer, describes the process behind the sequence:

I am a big fan of title design and wanted to create something that was short and sweet – and in no way resembled a television show’s titles. We use a lot of title sequences within the show, so to do another intro for the show itself seemed redundant. I just wanted a blast of energy to launch it. I had recently watched Enter the Void and of course was blown away by the titles. Apparently a lot of people were, because I found pretty quickly that Kanye and numerous others had aped the exact look…

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Netframe by Cate & Nelson for OFFECCT

Cate & Nelson’s idea behind Netframe was to create a piece of furniture that consumes as little material as possible while maintaining a high comfort. “In order to succeed with this challenge we had to turn everything upside down in the development process. We wanted it to be easy to produce with minimal time and material usage”, says Nelson Ruiz-Acal, one half of Cate & Nelson.

Netframe was developed into a very comfortable piece of furniture with extremely low impact on the environment. Cate & Nelson believe it is important to see the wholeness in their design, that the product is responsible at all stages; from production to usage, which is very apparent in their design of Netframe.

Netframe, by Cate & Nelson, for OFFECCT

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Good Stuff

Designed by The Pressure | Country: United States

“In collaboration with Portland-based printer Premier Press, I pulled together a group of local designers, illustrators and photographers to showcase some of Premier’s processes and papers in a fun, collaborative way. We came up with the theme “Good Stuff,” and a packaging system, 2013 calendar, double-sided wrapping paper and a 20′ x 14′ wall banner were created. Contributors include Nishat Akhtar, Thomas Bradley, Kate Bingaman-Burt, Will Bryant, Ben Clark, Jordan Domont, Nicole Lavelle, Tom O’Toole, Aaron Rayburn, Michael Spoljaric, Ryan Unruh and Everett Vangsnes. Photography by Ryan Unruh, with photo assistance by Matthew Jones.”

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pneupard: a cheetah robot with artificial muscles

the mechanical robot replicates feline structures to better understand how cheetahs can excel in different areas in locomotion.

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