The Storybook Rug

I love this sweet idea! Ok, so maybe I have baby on the brain but wouldn’t this be perfect in a little girl’s room? I’m calling this the Storybook rug but it’s really called the Pop Up Book rug designed by the Bob Foundation and sold on a Japanese website for 28,000 yen or about $296 (tax included). One side says Once Upon a Time and the other side says Happily Ever After.

I can just imagine having “reading time” with the kids. Woah woah woah. What’s up the slippers and grown adult books in the last picture? Guess it’s for kids and adults alike! {Via Trend Insights}



December 10, 2016

World Map Reveals What Each Country Does Better Than Any Other

Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number one at something isn’t necessarily a compliment. Many countries are the “best” when it comes to issues that are morally reprehensible.

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December 9, 2016

Intricately Detailed Floating Cube Casts Stunning Shadows

We have always been big fans of Pakistan-born artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s mesmerizing art. In 2014, we raved about Intersections, a captivating wooden cube that cast dreamy shadows with a single light bulb. Fortunately for us, Agha is still creating intricate installations in this style, with her most recent, radiant piece being All The Flowers Are For Me. Like Intersections, All The Flowers Are For Me plays with light and space.

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