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Miller-Urey Bong, 2010
A scientific art installation involving high-powered lasers and combustive materials, Miller-Urey Bong is a BYOW (Bring Your Own Whatever) exhibition based on the 1952 Miller-Urey experiments that attempted to prove the genesis of life on Earth...
DESIGN
Neverend Clocks
Kitsune Noir today launched the first in a new ongoing series of laser-cut birch wood clocks. The premier edition features the decorative patterns of artist and wallpaper designer Dan Funderburgh created in collaboration with the Montreal-based design...
STYLE
Miju Feather Jewelry
Started a few short months ago by minimalist design duo Mike Giles (of Furni) and his lovely lady Judy Lawrence, Miju's first collection, "The wind beneath," consists of feather-shaped laser-cut and -etched jewelry. Each pendant...
STYLE
Lowercase Scarf
With its intricate laser-cut pattern, the Lowercase Scarf is a stylish way to express a love of typography. Made from 100% microfiber suede by Hong Kong-based design firm Little Factory, the scarves are available in both black and off-white. The...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Scott Campbell
Brooklyn-based tattooist Scott Campbell has taken the art form to another level—not just by being one of the most sought-after tattoo artists in NY (if not the world) but for using a laser cutter to etch his intricate old-world designs into...
STYLE
~Elt Buckle-less Belt
From the fertile mind of Sruli Recht (whom we last saw crafting utterly amazing handmade shoes in exotic skins), the ~Elt strips the accessory down to a strip of leather with interlocking teeth designed to hold it together. While working on ideas...
DESIGN
Wood at the 2007 London Design Festival
The recent revival of natural aesthetics continued at all the shows during the London Design Festival, highlighting the new awareness of eco-friendly design. Whether in floral patterns, organic forms or just in materials, the environment was clearly...
TECH
Device Nine Six iPhone Laser Engraving
We are all well aware of the many iPhone accessories—armbands, headphones, sleeves, etc.—that will surely flood the market in very near future. But, if you really want to trick out your iPhone, custom laser engraving is the way to go. Reader Justin...
STYLE
Wood Links
In a dramatic departure from her delicate china Stain tea cups, British designer Laura Wood’s latest project is all about big, chunky and funky jewelry. Working with sheets of plywood and a laser cutter, Laura has been having fun...
STYLE
Hecklewood: Tanner Laser Etched Wallets
Hecklewood, a street-wear design collective based in Portland, OR introduced their limited edition "Urban Textures" Tanner wallets depicting laser-etched close-ups of urban landscapes. The first edition includes images of a bullet whole...
TECH
Saved Tattoo Laser Laptops
Until now custom laser detailing on sneakers and gadgets was reserved for those lucky enough to make their way into Nike's Lasarium. But at Saved Tattoo in Brooklyn, tattooist Scott Campbell will laser a design onto your laptop. For $200, you...
DESIGN
Reader Find: Knot Skateboard by Build
Combing through Reader Finds, we noticed yet another deck to file under "skateboards as art." Knot by London-based designers Build was created for Refill Magazine. The laser-cut surface looks like woodgrain, as the name suggests, but also...
TECH
Candrian Bell Handmade Leather nano Case
While in Portland, OR recently we found this lasered leather iPod nano case handmade by Thomas Bell and Natalie Candrian. The couple are both product designers at Nike and formed Candrian Bell to establish "an emotional connection with the consumer...
TECH
Gadgets from the Lasarium
Over the weekend Jeff Staple posted a few gadgets recently tricked out at the Nike Lasarium. Don't go getting your hopes up, the Lasarium is a room on the Nike campus in Oregon where they do all their laser work—it's not open to the...
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