Ditch that Ecard you lazy ungrateful bum, actual greeting cards are still the best. Check out these unique and funny cards from Etsy seller Dude and Chick, printed using vintage letterpress equipment.
Art & Design
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Ogilvy Brazil asked the perennial question to kids in this ad for the Red Balloon English School and turned their answers into business cards.
We’re not quite sure what to make of Chris Ware and John Kuramoto’s offbeat short animated film about a mouse and his decapitated partner, but there’s something surprisingly endearing about it.
Designed by Studio Joon&Jung, Natural Speakers not only look great, the wood and porcelain materials together with the internal arrangement of parts produce a “natural resonance of sound.”
Artist Etienne Cliquet creates intricate paper cut designs, which measure less than an inch wide, then unfold (and fold) to form new shapes as water gradually invades the paper via capillary action.
We wouldn’t usually use the word “Epic” to describe a grand piano, but Robert Majkut’s Roland-powered digital grand piano, inspired by the beauty of the sea-faring mammals is truly deserving of the word.
A cartoon re-telling of Swan Lake made the old-fashioned way – with pen and paper. Also it stars sumo wrestlers. Greg Holfeld spent 5 weeks drawing a total of 1300 stills to make the cartoon.
An aluminum lounge chair that looks like it was made with bulldozer parts. Despite its utilitiarian appearance, the chair is supposedly comfortable, and its parts will be adjustable via the red knobs.
Designer Keita Ogawa created these icy LED lightbulbs that look like they’ve melted into a pool of water. Unfortunately, you can’t buy these, but at least you can look at them and wish you could.
Ahhh… coffee, bacon, eggs, pancakes… looks like it’s time for a relaxing meal at the breakfast table… until someone yanks the tablecloth and captures the resulting chaos at 1000fps.
Designer Aeron Tozier’s hyper-modern furniture collection is crafted from composite carbon fiber and resin-coated brass. Quilted leather cushions echo the geometry of those modern materials.