love :: adidas futurecraft

Adidas recently announced their new “Futurecraft” shoes. They will be made from one piece of leather (like the classic shoes of yesteryear). Except these shoes are using a programmed mill to cut the shoe to various thicknesses throughout, providing give where you need it and where you don’t. Read more at Fast Company

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love :: caine’s arcade

Caine loves arcade games & prizes, so he makes an arcade out of cardboard. only one person has played so far, but he keeps expanding. yet his arcade is soon to be a happening spot in east LA.

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action :: ICON derelicts

After a few hours of talking Jonathan told me more about his interest in restoring Toyota Land Cruisers and the “irrational passion”  that led him to eventually start TLC in 1996, and then later to establish ICON. Like many novel ideas, people told him he was crazy. via acl.

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visual :: nycda

a spin on the classic nyc subway map, but for design destinations. pentagram’s nyc design authority map:

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other :: flyboard

it’s like an aquatic superhero rig. the ‘flyboard’ allows it’s user to fly using water propulsion up to 30 feet in the air! it’s too hard to describe, you must watch:

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motion :: object architecture

“An investigation about architecture as a consumption object or souvenir and its relation with the domestic non-specialized language of everyday things.” Architectural icons represented: John Hancock Center (Skidmore, Owings & Merril) Guggenheim Museum New York (Frank Lloyd Wright) National Congress of Brazil (Oscar Niemeyer) Sears Tower (Skidmore, Owings & Merril) New Museum (SANAA) Marina City…

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action :: stop the protect ip act

[vimeo=31100268 w=560] PROTECT-IP is a bill that is moving quickly through in the Senate and the House. It gives government and corporations the ability to censor the internet, in the name of protecting “creativity”. The law would allow them to convince a judge to censor entire sites “dedicated to copyright infringement.” Under this bill, most of what…

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