Nendo Designer Creates CupNoodle Collectibles

cupnoodles collectibles

I don’t know exactly when Cup O’Noodles became CupNoodles, it’s been so long since I’ve searched for or eaten one. But however you refer to the Japanese instant noodles, you gotta check out these CupNoodle Collectibles designed for the Museum Store. Read more

Artist Sarah Coleman Upcycles For Ballers

Upcycled Luxury Accessories

What Kardashian worth her Pink Himalayan salt doesn’t take her meds from a Gucci pill bottle or swig from her Louis Vuitton water bottle? UK artist Sarah Coleman has made certain that any true Lambo-owning or Abloh-wearing Baller need not go without, thanks to her upcycled luxury accessories. Read more

Alex Hyner Photo Series Will Resonate With Insomniacs

Alex Hyner Photo Series

As an enormous fan of movies and television, it’s no wonder this Alex Hyner photo series caught my eye. Spotted on his Instagram feed, these ten photos of old little televisions, their screens glowing in the dark with still images of well-known movies and TV shows, makes me want to make popcorn and settle in. Read more

Gelatin Lamps Look Just Like Revolting Vintage Jell-O Recipes

gelatin lamps

Artist Elrod of Mexakitsch has perfected the art of creating some of the most disgusting gelatin recipes from the 50s and casting them in resin, turning them into functional table lamps! Read more

Quelle Fête! Melting Disco Balls by ROTGANZEN

quelle fete melting disco balls by rotganzen

Quelle Fête is a series objet d’arts created by design firm ROTGANZEN that can be seen in public venues as an art installation, as part of a collaborative furniture collection and are sold separately on a smaller scale. The object represents a playful image of days gone by and a melancholic reminder of the glamour nights of disco. The amorphous shapes are covered, through painstaking creaftmanshop, with a carefully arranged glittering skin of mirrored glass tiles. The once iconic shape of the disco ball is reborn with new character and meaning in an ode to the happy days of way back when. Read more

Artist Uses Margaret Thatcher’s Scarves To Create Down Sleeping Bags & Power Vests

Simon Denny Sleeping Bags & Power Vests

Security Through Obscurity” was the first San Francisco solo show by New Zealand-born artist Simon Denny. Exhibited last year, just as the Pandemic was beginning, the Altman Siegel gallery in San Francisco featured his Sleeping Bags and down-filled “Power Vests” created with scarves acquired from former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, turning the objects into socio-political statements about economic status, fashion and tech culture. Read more

Ugly Christmas Sweater Face Masks!

ugly christmas sweater face masks

It’s beginning to look a lot like a Covid Christmas. With US cases rising dramatically in a third wave, we aren’t yet able to gather round the yule log or sing Christmas carols, for fear of breathing on one another. Instead along with mittens, earmuffs and other winter wear, we will be donning face masks. So here are a few that ought to get you – or those looking at you- into the holiday spirit. Read more

The Art of Engineering series from Mattel Creations

Mattel Creations Art of Engineering Series

Mattel Creations celebrates 75 years of Art and Engineering by showing you the art and science that goes into each and every one of their iconic toys. To kick it all off, they’ve launched the limited-edition Art of Engineering collection, designed to give you a clear look, literally, at what goes into making some of their most legendary products. Read more