A brief history of forklift pallets. Recycling, size differences and world dynamics.
‘Mumei always worried about his clothes, afraid they’d get up and leave in the middle of the night. He’d be beside himself, picturing his shirt downing cocktails in some nightclub, his trousers dancing up a storm until they finally traipsed back home, dirty and wrinkled.’ — p. 7, The Emissary by Yoko Tawada
Expert at wielding electric fans, scanning striped t-shirts with barcode readers and slapping TV screens. Also part of ELECTRONICOS FANTASTICOS.
Cool, imaginary (but real) devices.
Randy Ludacer’s box blog. Since 2007. Elucidates the finer points of any kind of packaging or branding, citing mathematical and geometric precedents. Feels very personal and whimsical. This blog is so focused that it can be read out of order and feel very cohesive. (Related: Songs About Packaging, also by Ludacer.)
Objects, but also trains and highways. Paper. Started in 2009.
Some artsy design firm is doing their best with brown-and-gold batteries. (Via Imperica.)