The pope makes graffiti

I’m not sure what to make of this but I love pope shwag and I love graffiti. I just can’t help myself!

Gift Guide: Sex Toys

Christmas is just around the corner, and it recently occurred to me that a wonderful gift you might consider giving to your lady-friend is a device that can produce ecstasy. I must admit to you, I have not tried any of these stimulating devices myself. In fact, I’ve only chosen them based upon their innovative […]

Gift Guide 1: A Blast from the Past

Below is one of my first holiday gift guides from 2007. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed re-reading it. Oh, the opulence! This will be gift guide number uno, but I hope to do ten this year and make them fun. Please feel free to comment and leave some gift […]

chris chapman: roll-out vegetable garden

I do not have a green thumb. However, i love trying to grow plants. I’m very thoughtless with my planting. I just stick some seeds in the ground whenever without any sense of how many and how far aart the seeds need to be. Now, Chris Chapman has invented a way that I can plant […]

Dinner Timer by Emma Caselton

Emma Emma Caselton has created one of the most brilliant inventions i’ve seen in a long time. The beauty is in its simplicity mixed with its usefulness. What is it? it’s a linear timer that tell you exactly when to do what with your recipe. Simply insert the specially designed recipe in the timer’s slot, […]

A Smarter Sink Trap

Clearly a better sink trap design – Core77. “Another Sign that the Construction Industry is Behind the Times” was my original article name, but it was a bit too long. Why would I say this? As an architect who has spent a great deal of time in the field trying to save my client money, […]

List of Exhibitors (Norway – the official site in the UK)

Sorry to be all Norway-centric today, but i had to include a list of the fabulous Norse designers who will bee representing at 100% Design, London. the designers run the board from furniture to housewares. By the way, i’ve been updating all of my rss feeds looking for fresh material. One thing i’m focusing on […]

Designer profile: Studio LIBERTINY

The work of Tomas Gabzdil Libertiny, a Slovakian-born designer based in the Netherlands, can best be described as obsessive-compulsive. But this complete devotion to his craft also leads to his profound and moving design experiments. As an example, he has recently created a Bic stained cabinet which gets its hue from collecting hundreds of Bic […]

La Chanh Nguyen – Moss Bath Mat

At my firm, David Baker + Partners, we’ve really been getting into green roofs. Green roofs are basically grassy pads of moss and other plants that sit on your roof to help keep the heat in in the winter and cool in in the summer. This bath mat brings a bit of the green roof […]

MBA Programs with an Emphasis on Design

I’m in the midst of applying to business school towards getting an MBA. But here’s the deal: I’ve spent years reading about the convergence of design and business, but I’ve seen little of schools making an effort to tailor their programs into this niche. So for all of you interested, I’ve started to compile a […]