To encourage large-scale collaboration, to avoid heading down an unsustainable path dominated by a narrow focus on the economic master narrative (compare F.S. Michaels’ “Monoculture”), maybe it is necessary to start an awareness campaign that clearly communicates existing threats such as global warming, resource depletion, etc, beyond the limits of partisanship.

Mexican Car Poolers – Les photographies d’Alejandro Cartagena | Ufunk.net

A photoseries about Mexican workers on their foay to work in the back of trucks. It’s intended to point at the problem that most workers have long commutes, but nobody cares about the public transportation system.

A Sofa That Encourages You To Lose Things Between the Cushions | dtail™ - dtail2design

A Sofa That Encourages You To Lose Things Between the Cushions designThis is such a clever idea to turn an annoyance in to a smart function. Instead of losing things between the couch’s cushions, it’s designed to serve as a storage space. Brilliant

Something Designed By Karim Rashid That We Actually Love | Co.Design: business innovation design

Funny enough, for me it was the other way round: when I first got exposed to Rashid’s work, I really did not like it. Only now that I read one of his books (Design your self), and exposed myself to a variety of designers from a multitude of disciplines have I discovered his work and philosophy for myself.

I love this sofa, and I believe it is a great play on optical tricks, just as mentioned in the article

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Typeverything.com - Chocolate Magic for HARBOUR CITY by AllRightsReserved.


It might be a general chocolate-craziness I am sensing, but this picture totally struck me as a wonderful art piece

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Typeverything.com - Chocolate Magic for HARBOUR CITY by AllRightsReserved.

Typeverything.com - Chocolate Magic for HARBOUR CITY by AllRightsReserved.

It might be a general chocolate-craziness I am sensing, but this picture totally struck me as a wonderful art piece

Trap That Tail! | dtail™ - dtail2design

Trap That Tail! design

Not only are these incredibly cute, but they also are highly functional and I would love any help I can get with this annoying cable mess

The Future Belongs to the Curious (by Skillshare)

I believe that curiosity is the only thing that keeps us from being stagnant. And isn’t that what life should be about?

Digitals on Vimeo

The video is an appropriate representation of the endless amount of interruptions we are facing every day. I recognized a lot of things, even though not to that extend.

Collapsing Cooling Towers (by ecotricity)

This is one of the best advertising against nuclear power and pro renewable energy that I have seen in a long time. I hope it fulfills its purpose.

Top 48 ads that would never be allowed today » OWNI.eu, News, Augmented

This article features a collection of ads that would (hopefully) not be allowed anymore today. It includes a couple of pretty sexist statements, babies promoting tobacco and a lot of racism. I found it interesting to skim through these and look at the change of values in society. But then again, did the values really change or did we just get better at making it less obvious?