Monthly Archives: June 2010
By gavin | Published: June 25, 2010
“The After Hours Athlete. Introducing the CHALK ping-pong table, designed by aruliden for PUMA. Redefining the ping-pong table for that after hours athlete. Made by hand, the chalk table incorporates ash wood legs and a ceramic chalk surface – bringing a whole new spin to the game. Now available at The Conran Shop.”
By gavin | Published: June 18, 2010
From the description: “This commercial for online storage site driveway.com came out in 2000, and featured a parody of a supervillain, Lord Insidious, which I created. This spot was even featured at Cannes that year. Now Dreamworks is coming out with their movie, Megamind, about a giant brained supervillain in a black outfit with a high [...]
By gavin | Published: June 13, 2010
Enjoyed this video from the Singularity Hub article “What’s The Secret Behind Diapers.com Success? A Kiva Robot Warehouse“. Did you know most online retailers use 5-6 different box sizes? Diapers.com uses 20. Plus they have some fancy computer science going on with their box packing software. Interesting stuff.
By gavin | Published: June 1, 2010
I have a fascination with the areas people carve out for themselves as they go about their life’s work. One of my new favorite blogs, Lines and Colors, has an article on the palettes of the masters. This one belongs to Degas.