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  • Awhile back I shared a fun and imaginative project by Physical Fiction. Since then, they've added a number of prints to their Lego Letterpress collection, and they're just so fun I had to share.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    January 13, 2012
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  • Part lovely, part emotive these illustrations by UK-based artist and illustrator Ismay Ozga are sketchy pencil renderings of lovely ladies with bold details and splashes of spot color.

    I love the dashes of geometric and abstract shapes sprinkled in with the realistic drawings, many of which were drawn from photographs and models.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    January 11, 2012
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  • Zoran Lucić is a designer and illustrator in Bosnia and Herzegovina, who—like many fans—is a little fanatic about soccer / football. And thank goodness he loves the sport as much as he does, because I don't know if we would get to see these awesome posters otherwise.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    January 10, 2012
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  • Have you ever wanted to prototype an idea or build a model and had no idea where to begin? Sculpteo might be a great starting point. The 3D printing company promises to print high-quality 3D models quickly, easily and at affordable pricing.

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    by Ward Andrews
    January 9, 2012
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  • Multidisciplinary design agency Biegert & Funk—based in Germany—are the minds behind the modern and sleek Qlock2 clock design. The QlockTwo and QlockTwo Touch use typography instead of numerals to display the time within a perfect square, and white LED lights highlight the current hour by backlighting the corresponding words, creating a statement of time rather than just a numerical marker.

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    by Lisa Andrews
    January 8, 2012
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  • They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that's the case, a well-designed logo must be worth a million. It's something so simple, yet so loaded, it can make or break a business; instill trust and inspire respect from your patrons, or seriously rub them the wrong way. (Anyone remember the Gap logo redesign fiasco just a few months ago?) For the corporate behemoths, it's a universally recognized symbol synonymous with their products or services.

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    by Lindsey Burrows
    January 7, 2012
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  • Blackfield, an installation by London-based artist Zadok Ben David, brings together 2-dimensional illustration and a 3-dimensional display and experience. Each one of these 12,000 cut and painted stainless steel botanical specimens were "planted" in a layer of sand on the gallery floor. The designs were modeled after old textbook illustrations with one side painted a solid black and the reverse in bright hues.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    January 5, 2012
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  • Are you a geeky gal and proud of it? Or maybe you know a lady who doesn't hide her nerdy pride. Either way, these rings jewelry designs from Techno Chic are a fun and funky way to flaunt your love of tech and gadgetry.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    January 5, 2012
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