1.) This is ADORABLE! Presented as part of maison et objet 2013 is rodrigo torres kastor's beaver pencil sharpener and paper weight 'kastor' for alessi is lovely!!! The design uses a simple clean form to playfully reference the wood-gnawing creature!
(thanks to designboom.com for this one)
2.) This STUNNING stop-motion video created by Japanese artist Shugo Tokumaru and called "Katachi". I love stop motion. I really do.....but I am amazed by the fact that this is all done with paper silhouettes!!!!! INCREDIBLE! The song is catchy.....although I am not as fluent in Japanese as I would like to be......
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4.) BEFORE YOU GET TOO EXCITED......this is the UpperCup doesn't exist YET. The "UpperCup" is the brainchild of a Natwerk, a company in Amsterdam. They're currently trying to raise the funding to go into production. When they finally get the dough, I will HAVE TO HAVE IT!!! I mean, seriously, my Star Wars Angry Birds isn't gonna play itself....while I drink my latte!
(check out the video below of it in action!!!)
Uppercup - The first cupholder for the iPhone. Order yours now at: indiegogo.com/uppercup from Natwerk on Vimeo.
(Thanks to Cindy and Dale for this one
5.) Jimmy Kimmel makes me laugh. I LOVE that Matt Damon took over his show last week! Here are a couple little clips! To see the whole thing.......check out THIS....