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Check This Out: “Clients From Hell” Blog

Attention design nerds! Here’s a new blog that will have you laughing your fonts off. Clients From Hell features anonymous stories about the incompetent people and projects graphic designers have…

Leonora Epstein | November 20, 2009 - 7:50 pm

Singing “This Little Light Of Mine”

This awesome concept entails recycling your cassette tapes to let them shine on. [Unplggd] …

Leonora Epstein | November 19, 2009 - 8:40 pm

Shower Me Scary

If you end up back at a guy’s house, take a trip to the toilet, and see he’s got this gas mask shower head designed by Chris Dimino, you may…

Susannah Breslin | November 9, 2009 - 2:20 pm

All Your Snail Poop Dreams Have Come True

If you have been waiting for the right escargot packing made out of colored snail poop to come along, today, my friend, is your lucky day. For reasons that will…

Susannah Breslin | November 9, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Design Dollhouses: Creative Or Creepy?

We get it with the whole parenting thing—once you have a kid, the house goes from something like looking like a Design Within Reach showroom to a backdrop for a…

Leonora Epstein | October 12, 2009 - 7:15 pm

Quick Pic: This Chair’s A Real Lady

Designers Vladimir Tsesler and Sergei Voichenko designed this seat, called the Living Chair, which has apparently been subjected to some etiquette training and knows not to sit with its legs…

Catherine Strawn | October 6, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Buy An Ultra Chic Laptop For A Good Cause

The Dell Design Studio has just issued Product Red, a new line of laptop covers created by cool artists where part of the proceeds go to the Global Fund to…

Erin Flaherty | October 2, 2009 - 6:15 pm

New Zealand Bathrooms Are An Accidental Ode To Madonna’s Cone-Shaped Bustier

There’s an uproar in New Zealand over some bathrooms being built on the waterfront in the capital of Wellington. The unisex bathrooms are meant to resemble crayfish, but some are…

Catherine Strawn | September 9, 2009 - 5:50 pm

Now Teens Can Sit On It When They Need An Attitude Adjustment

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Enough with trying to reform teenagers. Here’s a design by Deger Cengiz called the “Attitude Chair,” which he says, “is developed for teens…

Leonora Epstein | August 13, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Second-Hand Plates By Karen Ryan Really Dish It Out

When Karen Ryan says she’s got a lot on her plate, she means it. The U.K.-based artist illustrates the phrase literally with charming second-hand plates emblazoned with “anger,” “fear,” “guilt,”

Leonora Epstein | August 12, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Quick Pic: When Recycled Fashion Goes Too Far

Is this skirt for those who complain, “But nothing matches my raincoat!”? Or green fanatics who reuse everything, including their broken umbrellas? [Design Spotter] …

Leonora Epstein | July 28, 2009 - 7:10 pm

iBum Chair Provides Hours Of Fun … Or Creepster Action

Voilà the iBum by designer Tomomi Sayuda. A chair with a photocopier in its seat, the piece of furniture automatically revs up when someone sits in it, ejecting a copy…

Leonora Epstein | July 21, 2009 - 2:20 pm