Walking with her distracted father, a young girl notices wildflowers growing all over the city. She collects and shares them with others along the way. This wordless illustrated book may be aimed at kids, but its reminder applies to everyone in this age of multitasking.
Art & Design
Designer Bertrand Jayr’s interlocking cubbyhole shelving system is constructed from cast concrete, letting you build structures that aren’t just industrial in looks, but are structurally impressive. Each piece is sold separately, so complex builds can get expensive quickly.
A look at the time-consuming process of hand-making ceramic tiles from raw clay, carefully chipping away and cutting them, then assembling them into intricate mosaics. The end result of the laborious process is stunning.
This proof-of-concept running shoe has a 3D printed midsole. Adidas envisions that someday you can go into a shoe store, use a scanner and walk out with shoes that are customized to your feet. In concept form though, its outsole looks like it’s customized to last five minutes.
During their recent MAX conference, one of the more compelling prototype technologies Adobe showed off allows anyone to design their own custom typefaces in seconds. Simply drag some handles to adjust any of the key attributes of the entire font, or select letters.
Photoshop Fix gives you the most commonly used image correction tools on your iPhone or iPad for free. You can heal, clone, patch, change an area’s color or lighting, as well as adjust facial features with its smart liquify tool. Android version coming soon.
Turn your expensive DSLR into a cheap toy camera with this interchangeable wheel of low-fi filters and prisms. Choose from 18 different effects, including solid colors, splits and surrounds, macro, kaleidoscopic, and other funky patterns. For Nikon or Canon cameras.
4+ years in the making – the Noteslate aims to replicate the feel of writing with a pencil, but in a digital device that can store and share notes and drawings, and doubles as an e-reader. Be one of the first 999 pre-orders and get the special signature edition. (Thanks Thomas!)