Bravia Play-Doh: Behind the Scenes

Posted on October 11, 2007 Under Design

Last week, we fell in love with the latest installment of Sony's commercial series for BRAVIA, which features hundreds of play-doh bunnies bounding throught the streets of New York, backed by a Rolling Stones soundtrack. Today, we were able to…

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The Footprint Chronicles

Posted on October 11, 2007 Under Life

Patagonia has been mother nature's biggest fan since before she was famous. It comes as no surprise, then, that the company has recently made another forward-thinking move in the form of The Footprint Chronicles, a design-through-delivery breakdown of the complete…

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SpearTalks: Federico Slivka

Posted on October 5, 2007 Under Design

Federico Slivka Lederer is well-traveled and well-worded. He is a graphic designer (with whom you may be acquainted with, particularly if you've been to a little site called TreeHugger), an art director, and an interaction designer. He is also an…

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In Rainbows: Not OK, Computer!

Posted on October 1, 2007 Under Life

Look, I'm as excited as anyone for the new Radiohead album -- but. I have a theory about this shady In Rainbows promo site: I think it's some batty crackwhore's attempt to take down a Mac or two. After all,…

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Talk Shop Fridays: How Connected is Too Connected?

Posted on September 21, 2007 Under Life

Gothamist reported yesterday that the MTA (the body that oversees the subways & buses here in NYC) has inked a $46M deal to wire the subway platforms throughout the city for cell phone use. Just the platforms, not the lines…

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Forbidden LEGO

Posted on September 17, 2007 Under Design

If you want to see LEGO models go acid and then make them to impress all your non-techy, too-cool-for-school friends, pick up a copy of Forbidden LEGO: Build the Models Your Parents Warned You Against by former LEGO Mindstorms employees…

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Cuckoo Clock

Posted on August 30, 2007 Under Design

Materials: nails, digital clock, metal housing, chrome chain, dead bird. Yes, DEAD BIRD. The folks over at The Watchismo Times have pointed out this one-of-a-kind timepiece. Designer Michael Sans has a unique -- to say the least -- take on…

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Furniture goes Carbon

Posted on August 15, 2007 Under Design

I've wondered for a few years why we don't see more carbon fiber in furniture design -- especially since it's been used to make oddly shaped bicycle frames and body panels for F1 cars for years. It's not much more…

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Upwell: Site Update!

Posted on August 14, 2007 Under Design

It's been almost two years since industrial designer Justin Porcano first made an appearance on JS, and we're happy to report that the talented NY-uproot recently updated his site, Upwell Design. Along with his traditional furniture and faucets (and by…

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The Days

Posted on August 14, 2007 Under Design

Often compared to the venerable Eames duo, Lucienne and Robin Day are a pair of British designers -- he does furniture, she does textiles -- who were recently showcased in The New York Times. The feature draws attention to a…

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