Design firm Raw Edges came up with this loom-based design to show off Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists series. By displaying the books floating at different heights it encourages viewers to explore each work individually.
Barista/drink artist Nowtoo Sugi amps up his intricate latte-foam creations by adding dashes of colored bartender syrups to his creations. Check out some videos of his methodical drink painting process here.
A 176-page compilation of some of artist Nina Katchadourian’s funny and poignant photo essays. She goes through book collections both private and public, forming poems out of book titles. Also available from Chronicle Books.
Engineer Amanda Ghassaei has come up with a method to use a laser cutter to create playable records using wood instead of vinyl. While the sound fidelity isn’t great, we’re still impressed that they play at all. Learn how at Instructables.
Mumbai designer Shahid Datawala captured images of over 500 unique matchbox labels and assembled them into this compilation of one of India’s more unusual artforms. The book itself looks like a giant matchbox.
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Aston Martin celebrates its centenary with the CC100 Speedster, a concept car that marries its past and present. It has a handmade carbon fiber body with split cockpit design and a V12 engine. View the full gallery here.
It’s always nice to have a business card that stands out from the crowd, but we’re giving extra points for creativity to this Brazilian cheese shop for having their cards made up as tiny, functional cheese graters.