Baddy, The Modern Garden Gnome. Now in 8 Colors.

baddy garden gnome

I’ve never been a big garden gnome fan, but these “baddies’ by JVLT (artist Joe Velluto) for Plust could change all that. (more…)

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CARCHITECTURE? A Car House AND Restaurant Inspired By The VW Beetle

I know it’s been making the rounds on the design blogs, but only part of this interesting story is getting much press- and almost 8 years after the fact. This unusual homage to the VW Beetle, not only exists as a personal residence built in 2003, but inspired a larger version four years later that is now a restaurant and bar by the same builder, The Car Das Auto. (more…)

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Come Rain Or Shine, Here’s Fun Design. Color Changing Umbrellas From Squid London

color changing umbrellas

Viviane Jaeger and Emma-Jayne Parkes of Squid London have designed a line of umbrellas made with a special white ink that turns colored when exposed to water. These umbrellas (or Squidellas) make a piece of art out of a utilitarian product that makes walking in the rain a sort of performance art. (more…)

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All Things LEGO. Except for LEGO® Bricks.

My newest list on Thisnext.com is “All things LEGO (except LEGO® bricks or building sets).” Such as home decor, electronics, gadgets, jewelry, bedding, cake molds, candles and other design items. Both authentic (sanctioned by LEGO®) and non authentic for the LEGO lovers out there. (more…)

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May The Force Help Us Find A Cure For Breast Cancer

pink darth vader bust for breast cancer

While scanning through this years’ Comic-Con exclusives, I came across this wonderful find. A Pink Darth Vader Bust for Breast Cancer (more…)

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