Wilkinson: Smooth Valentine’s Day

Gentlemen, today is not the day to irritate her. Smooth Valentine’s Day.

Advertising Agency: JWT Paris, France
Art Director: Laura Moreau
Copywriter: Antoine Defaye
Illustrator: TYRSA
Published: February 2013

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tent light by johan carpner + alexander lervik for zero lighting

like real tents, the pendant lamps can be disassembled and packed into a small bag.

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Bras: Miniature brassieres make for elegant sculptures from Holly Laws

Bras

Holly Laws is known for incredibly detailed, undersized sculptures and often takes on articles of women’s clothing as her subject. Released yesterday for Valentine’s Day, Laws’ latest pieces are a pair of pink and black bras encased in glass jars and suspended from hooked stands. The enclosed icons are…

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world’s fastest electric speedboat by mercedes-benz AMG + cigarette racing

using formula 1 derived lithium-ion high-voltage battery technology, the world’s fastest electric powerboat can reach top speeds of up-to 160 km/h.

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3D printed houses are “not that far off”


Interview: earlier today, London studio Softkill Design unveiled plans for a 3D printed house. We spoke to Softkill’s Gilles Retsin about the viability of printed architecture and how he intends to print a plastic dwelling in just three weeks.

“When we started this research, it was a kind of science fiction,” he says. “It’s not actually that far off any more.” (more…)

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