Here are the links for this week. Some trendy items, plus the article mentioning us. We hope you enjoy them.
Group Think: Models of Collaborative Consumption Catch on in Philly - Although we did our best to tell the world about it, it is worth putting it in here too. We are very proud to be mentioned in this article. - Yulia
Sephora Presents nails inc. Magnetic Polish Magnets used in nail polish! See the amazing effect and think how technology meets fashion - WanTing
The Toaster Project Cool project/book by a designer who decided he wanted to make a toaster (from scratch) himself. The end result may not be a fully functional toaster, but the project makes you appreciate how many processes (and materials) go into even a $10 toaster. - Alex
Trendy Slave New inspiration blog featuring works of art in multiple forms, with a range from artistic trends, urban culture, products, tangible and digital arts and more! - Christine
Joris Laarman, Experimental Dutch designer was recently named an Innovator of the Year for 2011 by the Wall Street Journal. Among his current and future projects: a lamp powered by hamster cells, voxel furniture assembled from cubes glued together by a robot, furniture inspired by bone growth and the flocking of birds, and an online digital fabrication network called “MakeMe” - “like iTunes for manufacturing products.” - Evan
Rijksmuseum falls for young designer I’ve seen a lot of this stuff before from other innovators (Shapeways, Thingiverse, Assa Ashuach) - but what do you think - is Laarman doing a better job designing and executing, or getting undeserved attention? - Evan