Happy Thanksgiving
November 27, 2008, 11:45 am
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Enjoy a papercraft Turkey.

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Garbage Architecture and Design by Jan Korbes
November 26, 2008, 5:09 am
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Jan Korbes’ creates garbage architecture from discarded materials.

I don’t know what this is, but I like it.

Dining / Work Table

Bed Frame

Recovered Harbour Pole Staircase

Antique Flooring Staircase


Monday update from the road
November 17, 2008, 1:30 pm
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Heya. Just wanted to try out the wordpress iPhone app and share a picture. This was taken flying over the Rockies. Hope it doesn’t look too crappy full res. Seattle is pretty sweet so far. Gonna spend half a day here then train it to Portland tonite. Byeee

On Vacation!
November 14, 2008, 6:26 pm
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See ya next week.

Museum of Useful Things
November 14, 2008, 11:29 am
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The Museum of Useful Things in Cambridge, MA contains a permanent collection “celebrating the Beauty of Function in everyday objects”. You can also browse (and buy!) currently manufactured items at their online shop. Here are some of my favorites:

50 Year Calendar

Six Foot Rubber Band


Pen Holder

C-Clamp Tripod


Flying Circles shelves by Massimo Castagna
November 13, 2008, 12:38 am
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From the manufacturer:

‘The modular bookcase with shelves made in solid American walnut or ebonized wood, structural and book stop rings and connection plaques in black nickel finished steel.”

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Reebok Dry Erase Sneakers
November 13, 2008, 12:34 am
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Yep, pretty much what you expected. I personally don’t find this fascinating in any way, just sort of an, “oh alright, they make these now.”

via Springwise