01. Vintage Packaging: Brazilian Cigarette Labels (above)

Beautiful the ephemera we have in this world. (dieline)

02. Design For You: The Eames Plywood Splint

“Today is the last day to go into the draw for the Eames plywood splint. I was at the Eames Office recently and couldn’t resist snapping their display of splints. These light weight plywood pieces were the Eames’ response to the heavy stiff metal splints that were used during WWII. About 150,000 of the Eames product were produced. When the war ended the Charles and Ray took the work they’d done with the splint and molding plywood and used it in their furniture designs.” (hmlifework)

03. Hidden Radio

“Hidden Radio is a nicely understated, intuitive product from Australian designer John Van Den Nieuwenhuizen. Lifting the lid increases the volume proportionally to it’s height whilst rotating it tunes the radio.” (ic)

04. Inflatable Photo Studio

“Looking for a portable photo studio? The inflatable photo studio (IPS) is a black plastic balloon that quickly setting up a controlled shooting environment in minutes. It can be pumped up ready for action in 3-4 minutes. The IPS is made from 6-10mm thick plastic and block out any light that might spoil your photography. and folds up to 2 x 2 x 4 ft when deflated. The inflatable photo studio comes in two sizes, a small 12 x 7 x 10 ft and a lager 20 x 12 x 12-ft design at $330/$400 or $350/$500 respectively.” (likecool)

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