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A Weighing Scale That Draws Your Weight

By Fri, Mar 16, 2012 8:16PM UTC A Weighing Scale That Draws Your Weight

London-based designer Weiche Wu created a weighing scale that draws your weight—for you to easily keep track of and compare your weight. The ‘Weight Recorder’ is a hacked analog weighing scale that has a mathematical compass attached to it and a paper scale. When users step onto the weighing scale,

Photographer Captures Colorful, Minimalist Images Of Urban Landscapes

By Fri, Mar 16, 2012 8:01PM UTC Photographer Captures Colorful, Minimalist Images Of Urban Landscapes

German photographer Matthias Heiderich’s latest work titled ‘Spectrum-One’ appears more like minimalist candy-colored illustrations but they’re really images shot in Berlin. Heiderich has cultivated an aesthetic style that is unique and distinctive, as he sets out to explore the use of color in everyday surroundings. The young photographer is heavily

Infographic: The Learning Power Of LEGO

By Fri, Mar 16, 2012 7:46PM UTC Infographic: The Learning Power Of LEGO

Online College has created an infographic titled ‘The Learning Power of LEGO’ that traces the history of LEGO and how the building blocks aid in a child’s development. According to the infographic, over 400 billion LEGO blocks have been produced since the 1940s, showing the popularity of the toy. That

Coca-Cola X ‘PLAY Comme des Garçons’

By Fri, Mar 16, 2012 7:10PM UTC Coca-Cola X ‘PLAY Comme des Garçons’

New York-based design student Ashely Shen has given the famous non-alcoholic carbonated beverage a makeover. Her redesign fuses Japanese label Comme des Garçons’ PLAY division with the iconic Coca-Cola cans. Shen chose to use Coca-Cola’s black and silver colors as the foundation, and covered the cans with whimsical red hearts

Is Japan’s Virtual Pop Star The Perfect Pop Star?

By Thu, Mar 15, 2012 6:16AM UTC Is Japan’s Virtual Pop Star The Perfect Pop Star?

[Click here to view the video in this article] Japanese company Crypton Future Media created a virtual pop star that’s more successful than regular contemporary performers. Hatsune Miku is 3D animated holographic image that sings and dances to songs written by fans. She was first created as a way for