Sao Tome e Principe is a West African country with a population of about 150.000, located on the Guinea Gulf along the Equator. SEED 2006, a Design and Social Economy project financially supported by the Portuguese Cooperation and developed by designer Pedro Alegria, introduced USB flash card design to local craftsmen, all of whom had never seen or heard of such things before. The end result merges traditional "forgotten" craft with hot technology on the rise, sustaining the working families' needs and offering unique craft-designs to the masses.
Plus you'll be the only person you know who has a USB drive made out of wood.
This is a picture of a lady that has a Photoshop toolbar tattooed on her arm. On top of some flowers. In black and gray with just a hint of blue (I'm stretching this out). She looks like a girl I used to know. OMG -- Sarah is that you?! "She can't hear you, GW." SARAAAAAAH... / Continue →
You know what the most annoying thing about condoms is? The packaging is too hard to open. I'm joking, it's that they don't make them in extra-extra wide. But for those of you that are just too excited about the prospect of having sex with a lady that it makes opening a cond... / Continue →
This is the Clopen Shelf from Torafu Architects. It might just look like a plain old shelf, BUT IT CONTAINS A HIDDEN DRAWER FOR VALUABLES. Don't own any valuables? Welcome to the club. The drawer is only 23mm (~0.9 of an inch) tall though, so you can forget about stashing a... / Continue →