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Circle Squared

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Todd St. John's NYT-commissioned animation explores the theme of giving

Here's an old but great holiday-themed animation by HunterGatherer (aka Brooklyn-based artist/designer Todd St. John). "Circle Squared," originally released in 2007, was commissioned by T Magazine for the Christmas season. The story is told through stop-motion animation, using toy-like hand-made wooden forms, which interact similarly to the way Russian dolls nest. These cube-animal shapes......read more

Rasymatto Teapot by Marimekko

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Hand-drawn, linked circle pattern inspired by woven rugs $98.00

Marimekko designer Sami Ruotsalainen found inspiration in traditional woven rugs to create this lovely, linked circle pattern for the Finnish brand's Oiva dinnnerware collection. Called Räsymatto ("rag rug" in Finnish), the hand-drawn pattern adds a human touch to a clean, simple teapot design. The three-piece porcelain teapot features a natural wood handle and a porcelain tea strainer......read more

Full Circle

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Warning: May cause dizziness

This vertigo-inducing experimental short is a promo piece for Klezinski, a sustainable fashion label based in London and Melbourne. Shot by Aussie artist Callum Cooper using his own DIY custom camera rig, "Full Circle" brings a dizzying new perspective to jumping rope, which we never knew could look so trippy. With some excellent sound design work by John Kassab, this is one of the more......read more

SHFT Sampler 1-14-11

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Weekly links: Beyond plastic packaging, the bluefin tuna question, repurposed Circle Ks, and more.

It's 2011, we've known about the problems of plastic pollution for, oh, a few decades now. So why the hell is excessive plastic packaging still so pervasive? On her Design Observer blog, superstar designer Marian Bantjes challenges product designers to think beyond plastics.  In Brooklyn, Pratt Institute's newly opened Myrtle Hall flexes the school's commitment to sustainability. The......read more

Smile Squared Toothbrush

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The buy-one-give-one kids' toothbrush, crafted from sustainable bamboo $5.95

This kids' toothbrush from the newly launched Smile Squared comes with an array of feel-good benefits. The toothbrush itself is made of biodegradable,  BPA-free bamboo, so it won't contribute to the estimated 50 million pounds of toothbrushes tossed in American landfills every year. Even cooler perhaps is the buy-one-give-one program, in which Smile Squared donates an eco-friendly toothbrush......read more

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