Link About It: This Week's Picks
The sandwich gets its own website, skateboards get some animal love, the envelope gets a techy update and more
1. Athens Bench Mark
Yatzer spotlights a contest going on in its hometown—Athens Bench Mark challenges residents to redesign the Greek capital's benches to revitalize and revamp its image. The contest is open through 6 April 2010.
Shown on The Hardback Henid, Turkish artist Beste Miray revamps the standard envelope with a simple art project. Participants can print out their precise location on Google Maps and, along with a personalized message, a few creases and glue, a Mapenvelope is made.
3. Animal Skateboards
4. Movie Title Stills Collection
5. Warby Parker Eyewear
Vogue introduced Warby Parker, a new company offering affordable vintage inspired frames and lenses. The fashion-forward eyewear is sold exclusively in their online shop, where customers can upload pictures of their faces to try on the glasses virtually.
6. Phantogram: Eyelid Moves
7. The Lollipop Shoppe
Brighton's Lollipop Shoppe combines a clean graphic identity with it's careful selection of furniture and design objects that embody a high aesthetic quality as well as attention to detail.
8. Lego Boardroom Table
9. Tree House
10. The Holy Sandwich
Multi-disciplinary studio Coudal highlighted The Holy Sandwich, a website that acts as a shrine to the visual and delectable essence of the sandwich. Upload a picture of your latest masterpiece, vote on other people's sandwiches, or simply get inspiration for your next creation.