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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Inspiration Station

Any time is a good time for an enlightening message. The following are some of our favorites of From Up North’s Inspiration Gallery. Check this for the complete thought-provoking collection.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:45 am  

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Cozy Up in a Nice Warm Book

Yet another thoughtful creation for young minds. Designed to close up during waking hours to create more space, this Child’s Play storybook bed by Yusuke Suzuki is fun and original.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 2:50 am  

Monday, April 11, 2011

A Tale of Three Cities

The Kayo Corp. keeps it fresh with their Mid-Century series skateboard decks by Organika. We rather dig these graphic representations of three of the planet’s dopest cities. Peruse this for the complete bold & artful collection.

via the sub-studio design blog

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:45 pm  

Monday, April 11, 2011

Now That’s Ecovative!

This time last year, the “ecovators” entered our radar behind their groundbreaking styrofoam alternative. Now, Ecovative Design – a Green Island, New York based start-up – has announced a deal with Ford to develop a fungus-based, biodegradable material to be used for car bumpers, doors, and dashboards.

Visit Good Magazine to learn more about this burgeoning partnership, as well as some of its ecological benefits.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:02 am  

Monday, April 11, 2011

Designed With Young Minds in Mind

This Kindergarten Kekec in Ljubljana, Slovenia encourages kids to color on the walls, so to speak. It’s a multi-functional approach which brings the structure to life. The exterior walls are comprised of wooden slats with a natural finish on one side, and vibrant color on the other, making it both a means to direct nature’s elements while allowing the young ones to continually transform the color pattern of the facade.

Big up to PSFK

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 9:40 am  

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Are you a Young Gun?

It’s that time of the year again. ADC has their annual call for entries—this year being the ninth edition. ADC Young Guns is the only global, cross-disciplinary portfolio competition that identifies today’s vanguard of young creative professionals under 30 years of age. Deadline to enter is May 16th. For more details peep this.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 11:49 pm  

Friday, April 8, 2011

Friday Fluff: Time to Put a Foot In Your Mouth

AIR METT 90 from Sneaker Freaker Germany on Vimeo.

A shoe fetish taken to the next level…
In the words of the good peeps at Sneaker Freaker:

“This is a making of the AIR METT 90. Introduced at the Release-Party of our second issue at TheGoodWillOut Sneakerstore in Cologne. Hail to the “meat-worker” and artist Henning Hüttner! YUM!”

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 3:06 pm  

Friday, April 8, 2011

The Commodore 64 is back

Nearly 30 years later, the Commodore brand is re-releasing its flagship computer – this time with all the amenities of a modern-day computer packed inside. Just another retro-nerd gadget? You be the judge…

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:32 am  

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Imprinted advertising

A guerrilla campaign for Superette is leaving quite an impression so-to-speak. Indented plates were installed at a myriad of bus stops, mall seats and park benches. As seen above–people leave their seats with an imprinted ad campaign on the back of their legs.

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posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 12:01 am  

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Pop-up Store of Type

Danish strategic brand and design agency, e-Types have opened a concept typographic pop-up store appropriately named ‘Playtype’. The store’s launch coincided with the redesign of their online type foundry playtype.com. To learn more go here.

posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 10:07 pm  
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