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FiftyThree is an amazing new application for iPad, transforming your favorite tablet into a note pad. Paper isn’t just an evolved sketchpad, providing multiple brushes, colors and other features to paint with, it becomes a multi-book portfolio for each of your inspirations.  These portfolios can be styled and painted themselves, looking like customized moleskine notebooks within your iPad.  In short, if you want to use your iPad to draw, design or doodle, Paper provides endless old-school enjoyment. The App is free but extra pens can be purchased in app aside from the one you get to begin with, and these are essential for making your doodles extra awesome.

Check out this awesome new iPad app Paper by FiftyThree.

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Chinese designer Zhang Zhoujie paves the way of  the future of furniture design in his Triangulation Series collection. The Triangulation Series which investigates the relationship between computer technologies and Wu Wei, one of the principles of Taoism. It means “lack of intervention”.Zhoujie’s designs maximize the potential of the materials used to construct them. Consisting of interconnected triangles, mathematical logic and strategic engineering or the premiss behind this series.

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Based in Portland, Franklin uses glass tubes filled with ionised krypton in order to create the grow. The neon skeleton took more than 1,000 hours, over two years, to complete.

“An anatomical study of the human body considering the mind and body as one entity. Flameworked borosilicate glass, krypton, wood."

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How do you capture the magic of Disney's animated features without using any Disney illustrations? Liverpool-based graphic designer and artist Rowan Stocks-Moore has rendered Disney films the minimalist feel with his latest series of posters.

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This short movie by Lernert & Sander is our “Happy Easter” to our readers

 

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The Apple iPhone is one of the top selling gadgets circulating today, and this little device is a perfect example of the short lifecycle so many of today’s gadgets go through. The mining process for the materials needed is the controversial and often bloody first step in the long road your iPhone travels, and that’s just the beginning. From there, the iPhone materials are mass-produced in overseas factories and then distributed in quantities of growing abundance.

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These might look like antique books, but they're actually salvaged bricks that have been painted to look like they belong in an old library. The faux literature is the brilliant work of Daryl Fitzgerald. Melbourne-based artist Daryl Fitzgerald has given the city’s old bricks a new lease of life by transforming them into antique books. According to Fitzgerald, “It whimsically invokes nostalgia for a time when libraries were cavernous worlds full of yellowing paper, silence and time.”

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Intelligent particles, the size of dust grains, are programmed to fill nonexistent shapes (the mathematical problem of geometry packing). The "know" their relative position inside the imaginary form (i.e. distance from hull or center) and take on a color relative to it.

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In true fans of the cartoon "The Flintstones," a story about the life of Fred Flintstone and his family in prehistoric times, have a unique opportunity to live in an unusual house, where, the interior of the popular animated series. Television legend Dick Clark is selling his one-of-a-kind residence in Malibu for $3.5 million.

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With so many conceptual videos on touchscreen products, it’s hard to believe that the Cybertecture Mirror by Hong Kong-based founder James Law is actually real. The Cybertecture® Mirror is more than just an elegant mirror for everyday use. At the touch of a button, it comes to life right in front of your eyes.The reflective mirror features programmable applications using a digital display, and is decked out with stereo speakers, WiFi, IP41 waterproofing, and fog-resistant glass. The Cybertecture® Mirror is connected to the internet and is a platform for applications that can link you with friends, monitor your health, update you with latest news information and collect support from digital assistants.This product is perfect for the home, office and public environments (hotels, hospitals, retail shops).

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This is actually taken from a Burger King Netherlands ad. The ad, which has gotten people talking, also carries the slogan ‘Get a tasty new look’.

 

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Melbourne based art director, Sonia Rentsch, has taken prop styling to new levels in a still-life series entitled “Dinner Etiquette". Rentsch, with the help of photographer Scott Newett, adds life and personality to inanimate objects. She adds life to simple objects to form representations of the diner’s attire: forks and knives are used as a tie, and a cup is perfect to be turned into a hat.

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