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An 18th-century geologist emerges as 2019’s most insightful color guru

An 18th-century geologist emerges as 2019’s most insightful color guru

Embraced by artists and scientists alike, Werner's taxonomy gave us language for describing the colors we see.

Rotate’s Mechanical Watchmaking Kit

This easy-to-follow kit opens the door for customization and preservation of the talent For many, horology and understanding the inner-workings of watches remains elusive. But the team at Rotate
OWNDAYS Unveils a RX-78-2 Head Glasses Case for the 40th-Anniversary of 'Mobile Suit Gundam'

OWNDAYS Unveils a RX-78-2 Head Glasses Case for the 40th-Anniversary of 'Mobile Suit Gundam'

To celebrate the 40th-anniversary of Mobile Suit Gundam, Japanese eyewear purveyor OWNDAYS has crafted an RX-78-2 Head Glasses Case and accompany frame series.The 1:7 scale head-shaped holder is
Secure Your Important Documents With HUMAN MADE's Heart Paper Weight

Secure Your Important Documents With HUMAN MADE's Heart Paper Weight

Continuing to build its lifestyle item line up, HUMAN MADE recently crafted a Heart Paper Weight perfect for securing your important documents.Serving as an interesting desk decoration, the functional

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Emissions-free cement, a women-only spacewalk, Soviet-era train stations, a very rare diamond and more from around the web Google Maps Adds Vocal Guidance for Visually Impaired Users Now available on
Eye-Opening Poster Chronicles and Compares the 100 Largest Islands in the World

Eye-Opening Poster Chronicles and Compares the 100 Largest Islands in the World

With ancient origins, the practice of mapmaking may seem like chartered territory. Today, however, contemporary cartographers continue to plot out new ways to keep the age-old craft alive. Leading the
Tiffany & Co Touches Down at DSM LA to Launch First-Ever Comprehensive Men’s Collection

Tiffany & Co Touches Down at DSM LA to Launch First-Ever Comprehensive Men’s Collection

To celebrate the launch of its latest men’s offerings, Tiffany and Co touched down at Dover Street Market Los Angeles. While Tiffany and Co has created jewelry products for men before, it’s the first
Go Get Glitter: The Superb Creative Glitter Makeup Ideas For Halloween

Go Get Glitter: The Superb Creative Glitter Makeup Ideas For Halloween

Holly Pollack, 23, and Sophia Levy, 24, were childhood besties who both pursued careers as makeup artists. After struggling to...
Centipede, Spider And Other Creepy Animal-Inspired Handbags Created By A Japanese Artist

Centipede, Spider And Other Creepy Animal-Inspired Handbags Created By A Japanese Artist

How does a giant centipede sound to you? Or a giant spider? Or maybe a football-sized flea? Would you wear...
Volkswagen Transforms Its Iconic VW Beetle into an Electric Vehicle

Volkswagen Transforms Its Iconic VW Beetle into an Electric Vehicle

Volkswagen continues investing in sustainable technology by converting their classic models into modern electric vehicles. The newest icon to get the more eco-friendly treatment is the VW Beetle,
Elago EarHooks Make Sure You Never Drop Your AirPods Again

Elago EarHooks Make Sure You Never Drop Your AirPods Again

Elago has just released an attachment for the Apple AirPods that enables them to attach securely behind the ear. The Elago EarHook allows for each AirPod earphone to slide into the Thermoplastic

Gift Guide: Books + Blankets

Cozy accessories and reading material for the next snow (or rain) day While plenty of people dread the colder seasons, there’s one undeniable joy that comes with frosty weather: reading a book while
fornasetti’s emblematic female face cracked and recomposed by carlo dell’acqua

fornasetti’s emblematic female face cracked and recomposed by carlo dell’acqua

by destroying and then reconstructing the plates, dell’acqua has managed to create new variations on the topic. The post fornasetti’s emblematic female face cracked and recomposed by carlo dell’acqua
innovation, craftsmanship and local materials take center stage at amman design week 2019

innovation, craftsmanship and local materials take center stage at amman design week 2019

returning to the jordanian capital for the 3rd edition, the event welcomed designers to explore this years theme of 'possibilities'. The post innovation, craftsmanship and local materials take center
mario alessiani blends italian craft with technology in latest collection

mario alessiani blends italian craft with technology in latest collection

soul_tech's elegant collection includes a bluetooth speaker, a wireless charger for smartphones and a touch screen pen. The post mario alessiani blends italian craft with technology in latest
coca-cola introduces first bottles made using ocean plastic waste

coca-cola introduces first bottles made using ocean plastic waste

the bottles are made of plastic from marine waste collected by volunteers during 84 beach cleanups in spain and portugal. The post coca-cola introduces first bottles made using ocean plastic waste
the ‘calm booth’ is a soundproof meditation box made from 1,088 plastic bottles

the ‘calm booth’ is a soundproof meditation box made from 1,088 plastic bottles

the 'calm booth' combines the company's private rooms with calm’s extensive library of meditations to help with stress, focus, and fatigue. The post the ‘calm booth’ is a soundproof meditation box
Leonardo da Vinci’s Revolutionary Bridge Design Has Been Vindicated By Science

Leonardo da Vinci’s Revolutionary Bridge Design Has Been Vindicated By Science

Image credit – Gretchen ErtlLeonardo da Vinci was an inventor that was probably ahead of his time, and as such, it wasn’t surprising that not all of his ideas and designs were made into reality. One

The Entire ‘Fortnite’ Map Just Got Sucked Into a Black Hole & Players Are Freaking out

Twitter is full of freak-outs today as Fornite players around the world erupt in collective panic after a big asteroid in the game flared up, exploded, and sucked the entire map into a black hole.
material bank: the fastest, easiest, and most sustainable way to sample materials

material bank: the fastest, easiest, and most sustainable way to sample materials

whether it’s textiles, wall coverings, flooring, paint, stone and tile, solid surfacing or a combination, all samples are shipped in one box. The post material bank: the fastest, easiest, and most