Yellow belly

In the words of twitter user Dark Veins, “Korea’s national cigarettes have the single greatest logo I’ve ever seen on anything”

Dark Veins (@marchaynes) - Korean Cigarette Packet


Pret a porter

I can’t find out who the animator behind the video for Hey Porter by Skymas, a Northern Irish electronic rock band, but they’ve got a beautifully fluid understanding of human movement:


Popper fish

Tokyo-based designer Daisuke Akiyama has created fish bowl bubble wrap, to make it a little bit harder for (less sadistic) people to pop. Which is it’s own special type of cruelty:

Daisuke Akiyama - goldfish bubble wrap



London designer Alex Chinneck won loads of points with me (something I’m sure he’s very concerned about) by creating a piece of public art that’s interesting, exciting and attractive. And then he had to go ahead and ruin it by calling it Take My Lightning but Don’t Steal My Thunder (time for the old Artist’s Statement tag).

The illusion in Covent Garden relies on expanded polystyrene construction and a four-tonne counterweight:

Alex Chinneck -Covent Garden (1)Alex Chinneck -Covent Garden (2)(via and via)

Dog gone

KLM has dropped a serious cute bomb with their new lost and found service that uses a sniffer dog to return your items:


Collage illustration by Anthony Zinonos:

Beach - Anthony Zinonos Desk - Anthony ZinonosRed Square - Anthony ZinonosRay - Anthony Zinonos


Hop to it

Pharma companies are not generally known for their risk-taking, unconventional approaches. So this general weirdness of this recruitment animation for Merck makes it all the better:



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