archiemcphee:

As creators of a Giant Wooden Pencil (that actually writes) we love this awesome HB Lamp created by London-based design team Michael & George. The six-foot-tall, handmade pencil lamp features a 33-foot-long cord emerging from the tip of the pencil, which enables users to make it appear as though they’ve scribbled all over the room (and even the walls if you’re clever with a few small hooks).

They say, “our hope is to inspire light bulb moments within everyone who comes in to contact with the ‘HB Lamp’ (just as the traditional HB pencil has been the conduit to so many light bulb moments throughout history.)”

This delightful device is the first piece ins Michael & George’s new series of Stationery Objects, which sees them turning everyday office supplies into playful, yet useful design pieces. The duo also created a Mini HB Lamp (bottom photo), which stands 40 cm (15 in) tall.

Michael & George will be showing off their HB Lamp with an installation at this year’s London Design Festival on September 12, 2014.

[via Neatorama and Inhabitat]



theusb:

While We Feared 1984 - They Let Us Brave New World Ourselves.





craftic:

Before & After :)  [ via Spin Shoppe ]



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podkins:

One for the knitters out there — Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf from the Purl Bee.  I’m only a newbie knitter but so far I’ve been able to follow the pattern so it seems to be a good one!  

podkins:

One for the knitters out there — Lovely Leaf Lace Scarf from the Purl Bee.  I’m only a newbie knitter but so far I’ve been able to follow the pattern so it seems to be a good one!  



sixpenceee:

guykneecologist:

This.

omfg reblogging till the end of time





http://gimpy-mc-limps-a-lot.tumblr.com/post/88092216741/spocksfatalboner-spocksfatalboner-yanno

spocksfatalboner:

spocksfatalboner:

yanno those white noise sites like rainymood.com or the cafe shop one? i’d like an Enterprise bridge one, please. Soft beeping, maybe some chill version of amok time theme or something, and every now and then the crew calmly issuing orders or…



allo-mishamigos:

zygoats:

"if feminists want equality does this mean we can punch women now?"
go ahead chicken shit punch me in the fucking face. i will shove your entire upper body into your own ass and make you fuck yourself from the inside out

1 in 3 women are abused
You assholes are already hitting us, the whole point is that we would like you to stop



knitalicious:

OMG this. This is the most perfect knitted dress I have ever seen. Absolutely stunning. Seriously. Whoa.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/evenstar-shawl

knitalicious:

OMG this. This is the most perfect knitted dress I have ever seen. Absolutely stunning. Seriously. Whoa.

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/evenstar-shawl



averypottermormon:

casey-face:

And suddenly, life made sense.

NO WAY

averypottermormon:

casey-face:

And suddenly, life made sense.

NO WAY

(Source: thebeginningaftertheend)



archiemcphee:

San Francisco-based artist and architect Tiffanie Turner creates enormous, elaborate paper flowers that look like something Alice might’ve encountered in Wonderland. Each beautiful blossom is made of countless layers of delicate crepe paper, measures nearly three feet in diameter and takes anywhere from 35 to 80 hours to assemble.

"My work in paper stems from my background as an architect, particularly my interest in how things are made and the use of repetitive elements, along with my lifelong obsession with flowers and botanical drawings. The exploration of scale plays heavily into everything I do, and the organized chaos and rhythms in nature make the heads of flowers an excellent case study for me."

Turner has a solo show of her giant paper blossoms, entitled Heads, currently on exhibit at Rare Device in San Francisco through May 28, 2014. Assuming you live in the area, this sounds like a wonderful Mother’s Day destination.

[via Colossal and My Modern Metropolis]



Black women wake up in the morning, look in the mirror, and see Black women. White women wake up in the morning, look in the mirror, and see women. White men wake up in the morning, look in the mirror, and see human beings.

Michelle Haimoff, on privilege  (via purityhole)

"When a man does something stupid, people say, ‘Isn’t he stupid?’ But when a woman does something stupid, people say, ‘Aren’t women stupid?’"

(via bitchycrazy)

(Source: queerthanks)



archiemcphee:

The Department of Miniature Marvels is thrilled to discover that they can add gardening to their list of work-related hobbies. A recent trend in Japan has people raising itty-bitty bonsai plants less than 3cm in height. Called cho-mini bonsai, or ultra-small bonsai, they’re the perfect green hobby for people who don’t have much gardening space or simply love exquisitely teeny-tiny things. The completely kawaii pots, wee gardening supplies and mini display shelves that are made for cultivating cho-mini bonsai are almost as awesome as the tiny plants and trees themselves.

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