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An Edible Cookie Coffee Cup

An Edible Cookie Coffee Cup | Design Intersections | Scoop.it
Sip the coffee then eat the cup Venezuelan designer Enrique Luis Sardi designed this edible Cookie Cup for Italian coffee brand Lavazza.
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A Conversation with Reif Larsen :

A Conversation with Reif Larsen : | Design Intersections | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, we invited Reif Larsen, author of the critically acclaimed novel The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet (Die Karte meiner Träume) to give a talk about his passion... the art of visual storytelling at Gestalten Space.
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100 Awe-Inspiring Green Home Photos

100 Awe-Inspiring Green Home Photos | Design Intersections | Scoop.it
Sustainable design has many facets.Whether it's incorporating unique architecture that maximizes light exposure, furnishing with reclaimed materials, or reducing carbon emissions with green power, these houses showcase the best in innovative eco...
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Analogue Life | Japanese Design & Artisan made Housewares

Analogue Life | Japanese Design & Artisan made Housewares | Design Intersections | Scoop.it

Analogue Life.  Gorgeous Japanese design.  Interiors, crafts, tableware and fabrics.  

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The Typekit Blog

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News about Typekit... Now owned by Adobe, Typekit is a subscription based library of fonts.  The blog has some great links to explore.

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‘Frustro’, A Mind-Bending Typeface That Is Geometrically Impossible - DesignTAXI.com

‘Frustro’, A Mind-Bending Typeface That Is Geometrically Impossible - DesignTAXI.com | Design Intersections | Scoop.it
‘Frustro’, A Mind-Bending Typeface That Is Geometrically Impossible - DesignTAXI.com...

 

One for typology and Escher fans...

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Inhabitat New York City

Inhabitat New York City | Design Intersections | Scoop.it

green design, architecture and innovation in New York City.  

a website i'll be coming back to and reading again.  lots of fun stuff. rooftop gardens, small houses, art...

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A Safe Made Of Paper That Actually Works - DesignTAXI.com

A Safe Made Of Paper That Actually Works - DesignTAXI.com | Design Intersections | Scoop.it

A Safe Made Of Paper That Actually Works - DesignTAXI.com...  (security not 100% guaranteed).

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Letter-love with Gemma O’Brien | D*Hub

Letter-love with Gemma O’Brien | D*Hub | Design Intersections | Scoop.it

An interview with Sydney based designer and font fanatic, Gemma OBrien.

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Skyscraping Tower of Abraham Lincoln Books - My Modern Metropolis

Skyscraping Tower of Abraham Lincoln Books - My Modern Metropolis | Design Intersections | Scoop.it

 

A three story high tower of over 15,000 books about Abraham Lincoln!  Imagine how high the tower would be if it were made of books on the Civil War...

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ArtBabble | ArtBabble

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ArtBabble is a new kind of video site dedicated to art, artists and design. It offers high definition video that features content ranging from contemporary to classical.  Babble on.  

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Free: The Guggenheim Puts 65 Modern Art Books Online

Free: The Guggenheim Puts 65 Modern Art Books Online | Design Intersections | Scoop.it


In recent days, the museum has made 65 art catalogues available online, all free of charge. The catalogues offer an intellectual and visual introduction to the work of Alexander Calder, Edvard Munch, Francis Bacon, Gustav Klimt & Egon Schiele, and Kandinsky. Plus there are other texts (e.g., Masterpieces of Modern Art and Abstract Expressionists Imagists) that tackle meta movements and themes.

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» The Design of Science: 10 Great Research Graphics

» The Design of Science: 10 Great Research Graphics | Design Intersections | Scoop.it
Scientific figures and graphs are uncelebrated and utilitarian, a means to an end, unnoticed by graphics gurus and information designers -- but some stand out. They're the scientific world's folk art.
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25 Websites with Beautiful Typography | Artatm - Creative Art Magazine

25 Websites with Beautiful Typography | Artatm - Creative Art Magazine | Design Intersections | Scoop.it

The typography choices of a design can make or break the final piece.  There are some great examples of how to use tyoe on a webpage and some links to related articles.

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Dezeen » The Front Room: Geometry and Colour

Dezeen » The Front Room: Geometry and Colour | Design Intersections | Scoop.it

From Dezeen: 14 young designers have created an ideal living space inside a listed Milanese house.

It is always interesting to see the intersection between art and design. One person's work has bee influenced by Dan Flavin and Minimalism continues to have a strong voice. In the past few years I've noted that there are a lot of people involved in contemporary art and design who adore triangles and geometry.

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The PowerPot by David Toledo

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The PowerPot is a thermoelectric power generator; it transforms the heat from cooking into electricity in a device with no moving parts.
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Letter to Jane

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Letter to Jane is an independent arts magazine for the iPad.  It is also possible to download an iPhone compatible version.   

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In ‘The Dead Words’ Series, A Typeface For Each Word That No Longer Exist - DesignTAXI.com

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Interesting to think of a typface as being descriptive of a word, and typface as image...

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PBSoffbook - YouTube

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Off Book is a web-original series from PBS that explores cutting edge art, the artists that make it and the people that share it online.

New episodes every other Wednesday.

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Pantone Tarts, Color Swatches You Would Like To Eat - DesignTAXI.com

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Type Tuesday. How lettering is made for public display: hand-routing

Type Tuesday. How lettering is made for public display: hand-routing | Design Intersections | Scoop.it
Eye, the international review of graphic design...
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Publishers | Designers & Books

Publishers | Designers & Books | Design Intersections | Scoop.it

From Designers and books, this is a list of some key publishers in the world of design books.  

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Podcasts

Podcasts from the Design Museum covering a range of topics such as Product design, industrial culture and sustainable design. 

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TRAILER: Season 6 of "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (2012) | Art21 | PBS

TRAILER: Season 6 of "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (2012) | Art21 | PBS | Design Intersections | Scoop.it
Trailer for Season 6 of the Peabody Award-winning series, "Art in the Twenty-First Century." Featured artists include: Marina Abramovic, Ai Weiwei, David Altmejd, El Anatsui, assume vivid astro focus, Lynda Benglis, Rackstraw Downes, Glenn Ligon,...
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PBS Arts : Off Book: Book Art

PBS Arts : Off Book: Book Art | Design Intersections | Scoop.it

Another great short video from PBS Offbook: "From pop culture pop-ups, to surreal sculptural stories, to reformations of antique sacred texts, these creators re-envision what the experience of a book can be. At times playful, and other times profound, this episode explores the boundaries of one of the most important human creations."

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