Dork Alert! Just thought I’d share cause I really love this necklace until I lost it 2 weeks ago! Boooo!
‘ This lampshade appears as a hovering mass of ornaments, opulent and bombastic. When viewed more closely it dissolves into single bodies, which are twisted in fear and seem to be frozen in mid-fall. Their rhythmic order becomes slightly perplexing and finally renders the bodies an ornament. Softly, the fleshy parts of the bodies, legs and stomachs reflect the light. Because of the shadows the bodies cast on themselves, only parts of them appear in the foreground. Only fragments of the lit interior of the lamp are distinguishable. The aspects of the lit core change dramatically whenever the observer changes his position. These movements of the observer transform the stiff bodies into dynamic objects. The association with the fall of the damned – a metaphor for guilt and punishment – gives the lamp a certain amount of ambivalence: Is it a moralistic message, an act of formalism or both? the design of this lamp undermines several taboos imposed on design in the 20th century: It is figurative, ornamental and narrative. ‘ Link here.
… without cause is a life without effect. Anyway, visit the site for some lovely cotton tote bags printed with letters of the alphabet. Link here.
I would wear this around the house. Haha. You can say geek now.
Looks goodness. These Liquid bookmarks ‘are deliciously evil and look like melted red wax or blood, depending on your bent. Made from silicone, each one is hand poured by a Japanese artist who may be part vampire for all we know. (We have a don’t ask, don’t tell policy about blood sucking.) Every one of these is totally unique and one of a kind. Hook it over your favorite book to hold your place and show off your love of O Negative.’ (via Thinkgeek)
Swiss Army Knife Chocolate. Yum. Be right back. I got a sudden urge to eat leftover candies from Halloween. Haha.
Here are some of the 2008 Pentawards Packaging Design Competition Winners. Check them at The Dieline. Love the Coke bottles.
Haha. Well, that pretty much sums up my week. No posts this weekend kids. Too much planning and writing to do. I need to recharge myself with some positive energy. I’ll see you all back here Monday. Stay fly!
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