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Oppopet Computer Mouse by Nendo

This series of Oppopet computer mice is the latest from Japanese design firm Nendo, designed for ELECOM. This wireless optical mouse comes with a USB receiver that is in the shape of different animal tails. Simply plug the tail into the computer and the mouse is ready for use. Once done, just plug the tail…

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Moooi Showroom Amsterdam

So back to Amsterdam… Here are some images from the Moooi showroom located in the hear of hip district of De Jordaan, known for its tiny picturesque boutiques, stores, restaurants and art galleries. The showroom opened in 2008 and just went through a renovation, housing pieces that showcase Moooi’s history as well as its latest…

Rinkak Mouse by Nendo for Elecom - Featured Image

Rinkak Mouse by Nendo for Elecom

Nendo designed this series of “Rinkak” mice for Japanese company ELECOM. The name rinkak comes from the Japanese word “rinkaku”, which refers to an object’s outline against its own background. The design incorporates the outline of the mouse itself and seems to extend out to the USB cable, therefore the mouse becomes the background and…

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Vivid Sydney Festival Begins this Friday

Vivid Sydney, Sydney’s third annual festival of light, music and ideas begins this Friday evening with the lighting of the sails at the Sydney Opera House. The event’s curator, Australian music promoter Stephen “Pav” Pavlovic, has selected French digital projection artists Superbien to bring the sails alive each evening. We were there the first year…

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In Milan: Dream Factories at the Triennale Design Museum

For the upcoming 50th (yes, fiftieth!) edition of the Salone del Mobile (Milan Furniture Fair), the Dream Factories exhibit enters its fourth year at the Triennale Design Museum with the theme of “People, Ideas and Paradoxes of Italian Design”. Curated by Alberto Alessi, the managing director of the world-famous Alessi factory, this exhibition is devoted…