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Meet Your New BFF: Little Printer

Who says print is dying / dead? I won’t be the first (or last) to post on this sweet Little Printer and it makes sense: bloggers have started the DIY mini-publishing era & that’s what Little Printer is all about. Can’t wait to make my own little dailies to have or hand out. And the […]

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Dutch Design #2: The Flax Project

Christien Meindertsma travelled the world with her pig 05049 – her TEDxTalk on the same pig (how its parts make the world turn) was both fun & confronting. With her latest project Christien dissects the process of traditional rope-making using the original material flax as it was done in the 16th century. Flax used to […]

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What’s cooking #1 Cook Me – Black Bile

Belgian designer Tuur van Balen takes food & dining to a whole new level. With the help of leeches Tuur collects his own blood, then marinades the leech in a yeast whos DNA has been ‘programmed’ to be a biosensor. The yeast can then measure the chemicals and hormones in your blood that relate to […]

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Dutch Design #1 - Transcience by David Derksen & Lex Pott

These mirrors will turn me into narcissus…Good design is innovative, useful and aesthetic – David Derksen and Lex Pott have done it for me. Just like its object of refelction, mirrors change over time. Accelerating the natural process of oxidation, Derksen and Pott have turned their geometric repetitive shapes into organic echos of time. The […]

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