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The consequences when Ikea trims a board thickness

Posted on Feb 20, 2014 in Eco, Furniture

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There’s an interesting piece here on Gizmodo about Ikea’s decision to alter the thickness of the vertical outer members in its ubiquitous “expedite” shelving. It’s good to see a company like Ikea making small changes to products, knowing that the consequences will be huge when measured in the millions of units sold. Because, consider their impact: “Ikea uses a whopping one percent of the world’s wood supply.” That’s a staggering statistic.

Playtime poster

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in Cinema, graphic design, Illustration

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Source unknown. Found via google image search for Playtime.

Dieter Rams: ten principles for good design

Posted on Feb 8, 2014 in Craft, People

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From the master himself… read here.