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GREEN RED YELLOW

Posted in Art, Products, VISUAL with tags , on April 10, 2010 by ToroToroTokyo

A study in three colors by Elias Stern.

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ELIAS STERN TYPOGRAPHY

Posted in Art, Products, VISUAL with tags , on April 10, 2010 by ToroToroTokyo

Below is an example of a series for the development of a typeface by Graphic Design major Elias Stern. Check out the full spread HERE.

WHEATIES PROMOTION

Posted in Products, VISUAL with tags on March 15, 2010 by ToroToroTokyo

BLING BLING

Posted in Products with tags , on March 3, 2010 by ToroToroTokyo

In blinging out one’s accessories, the shine of diamonds often overshadows the subtle, rich sheen of gooollldddd…

This is a little sound system that can rev up the reflective surfaces in your accommodations, without the pretty pretty princess-esque fake diamond face. Available at insound for $24.

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A FORK, A SPOON, A KNIFE

Posted in Art, Products, VISUAL with tags , , , on November 6, 2009 by ToroToroTokyo

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Ben Getchell had an assignment at the age of 16. This project ended up being his last sculpture to date. It is one that he crafted mostly at home so he didn’t have access to class materials…

…so he took a fork, a spoon, and a knife from his kitchen…it worked out pretty well.

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NOODLES!

Posted in Interiors, Products with tags , , on July 23, 2009 by ToroToroTokyo

This Porcelain Light Object resembles fetuccini alfredo, but once illuminated glows a pasta a la vodka sauce.

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SHWEEB

Posted in Products on July 22, 2009 by ToroToroTokyo

Coming from New Zealand is Shweeb, is the world’s first man powered monorail track. Within transparent pods are bicycle mechanisms that you pedal to glide along the metallic track. And of course, since the only energy source is the rider, it’s eco-friendly. Though, with the 45$ price ticket, it’s not saving much energy in your wallet. 1 to 4 people can ride at a time to stroll, race against others, or race against a clock.

ID7330Pic101Here are some fast facts listed on the Shweeb website:

  • ID13165Pic1You pedal it yourself
  • At a¬†given speed you are using around half the energy of a racing bike and 1/3rd of a mountain bike
  • You race against friends or the clock
  • One to four people can Shweeb at any one time
  • You need to be at least 1.4m tall
  • Opened in November 2007
  • Fully compliant with AS/NZ 3533 Safety Standards

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