Chrissie MacDonald

Posted on December 28, 2007 Under Art

UK designer Chrissie Macdonald combines set decoration, art, design, and a whole lot of paper in order to create her work for clients like New York Times Magazine and Dazed & Confused. Charming, detailed, and richly colored, Chrissie's amazing compositions…

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Noa Bembibre

Posted on December 12, 2007 Under Design

I could keep track of time in 2008 via the same old Cutest Baby Seals Ever! calendar route but -- as unlikely as it initially seemed -- something better has shown up. Noa's calendar, the work of Helsinki's Noa Bembibre,…

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Pock It

Posted on December 4, 2007 Under Design

The Post-it note has been helping us remember what we've forgotten for 20 years now, but the latest development that could potentially change the way we use them comes not from 3M, but from a young industrial design student living…

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The Napkin Notebook

Posted on December 3, 2007 Under Design

Some of the biggest ideas in the world started as a little sketch on a cocktail napkin; Picasso's earliest sketch of Guernica, the design for Bilbao Museum, the business plan for Southwest Airlines, to name a few. With this nifty…

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Top 5 Not-Ugly Wrapping Papers

Posted on November 29, 2007 Under Design

We've all been there, hands on the greatest gift ever, but forced to wrap it in some circa '98 wrapping paper from a drug store. Prep yourself before you wreck your gift, with one of these five wrapping paper solutions…

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Well Done

Posted on November 20, 2007 Under Books

You can't eat this one, but you'll have to cook it to see what you're getting: in what is a sumptuous and scrumptious idea pointed out to us from Dezeen, Croatia's Bruketa & Zinic agency designed part of food company's…

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Update: Doane Paper Version 2.0

Posted on November 20, 2007 Under Design

Back in June we told you about Doane Paper, the brainchild of Chad Doane, who decided it was a fine idea to combine good ol' horizontal-lined legal paper with grid paper to create one genetically engineered super-paper that would grow…

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