Joel Fortunato’s Doughboy creates illustrations inspired by his obsession with monsters, pop culture, and baked goods. Best of all, his new line of numbered, limited-edition cotton t-shirts comes packed in an awesome vinyl cupcake toy.
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A flexible wall-mounted shelf system that adjusts to your needs and looks nice even when it’s “empty.” Made by students Tadej Podakar and Luka Fabjan, the REMLshelf is made of wooden beams that you can pull apart to store items.
King of Sweden sells large rugs made of the leather and fabric labels from discarded jeans. The labels are stitched together over a sheet of cotton. If you have enough old jeans lying around you could try this idea yourself.
Supreme maybe one of New York City’s most famous current residents, but once upon a time a show about nothing repped the Big Apple. Stugazi mashes up past and present with this sticker. A reverse mashup would be equally dope.
Wall-mounted speakers hidden behind a picture frame. Soundwall streams music via AirPlay or UPnP and also has RCA inputs. Choose from Soundwall’s stock artwork, upload your own photo or order a blank canvas for you to paint on.
Rinspeed imagines how high-end cars might look like when autonomous driving technology matures. Based on the Tesla Model S, the XchangE is basically a compact hotel on wheels. With a motel bathtub paint job. More here.
This sturdy bamboo cutting board will remind you of your place in the Solar System every time you chop onions. We appreciate that they included Pluto, even though it’s officially a “dwarf planet” now. Available in 8″x12″ and 10″x15″ sizes.
Jason Allemann combined work and play in this brilliant mod. He took the electronics from a discarded keyboard then used LEGO pieces to make keys and switches, creating a playful keyboard that’s good enough for daily use.
We’ve seen plenty of cool time-lapse videos, but we’ve never seen anything quite as hypnotic as this video by photographer Darwinfish105 captured while riding on Tokyo’s Yurikamome train line, then mirrored to create a tunnel effect.
Kropserkel has a pillow that The Godfather fans can’t refuse. The Horse Head Pillow is a life-size caricature of one of the nastiest movie props ever made, as seen in the 1972 classic. You can order a stuffed pillow or just the case.
While not as impressive as the other transforming apartments we’ve seen, the residences in De Rotterdam show how we can make the most out of our homes through thoughtful planning and space-saving furniture.
Dutch artist Arie van ‘t Riet uses his experience as a radiation physicist to create X-ray images which preserve nature in a way we’ve never seen before. He starts out with an X-ray, then inverts each image and colorizes it in Photoshop.
The heir apparent to the GranTurismo, the Maserati Alfieri 2+2 shares the GT MC Stradale’s 460hp 4.7L V8 engine, and has a body inspired by the 1954 A6-GCS3 race car. More details and pics on 95Octane.
More stunning art by Korean sculptor Seung Mo Park and his ongoing series created by carefully layering metal wires and meshes. The portraits in particular are remarkable. We wonder if he’s ever considered colored wires?
Looking like it jumped out of an anime, the Civic Type R Concept has a 276hp 2L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, a massive rear spoiler, wide front and rear fenders and 20″ wheels. A production version is expected in 2015.
Google presented a non-functioning prototype of the Project Ara modular smartphone at This Week in Startups. The bare bones model could cost as low as $50 and will come in three sizes. Skip to around 6:00 for the demo.
Drone photography is usually shot from the POV of the drone. FICTION used the drone itself as the subject, attaching lights to a DJI Phantom, shooting long-exposures of its flights, then making kaliedoscopic patterns in Photoshop.
Virus Comix outlines the inner turmoil that artists suffer. Like a lot of things worth pursuing, the creative process isn’t a straight road. It isn’t even a long and winding one. It’s a lot of roads with many dead ends.
Prolific illustrator Jeff Victor has an ongoing series wherein he tracks the careers or progression of famous actors, musicians, fictional characters and directors. You can buy prints of some of the pieces from his online shop.
Simon Stålenhag loves to paint robots and futuristic structures sitting in otherwise normal suburbs and countrysides. They look like more peaceful versions of Borderlands’ Pandora. You can buy prints of his art on RedBubble.