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A Creative Mess #6 - Weekly Dose of Design Trends

Inventive Series of Postcards made with Coffee Marks

Inventive Series of Postcards made with Coffee Marks

Singaporean artists Jenn Perng and Ink Julep teamed up to elaborate these interactive and full of imagination postcards. Indeed, the users have to complete these partial drawings with the coffee stain their cup left on the paper. This drawing project titled PostCups is available on this website and each lot bought contains 7 watercolors including a panda, a bicycle, a boy with a balloon or a cat. In other words, here is a perfect way to spend a much more entertaining coffee break.

The Aha Moments Behind La Colombe's Latte Innovation

The Aha Moments Behind La Colombe's Latte Innovation

La Colombe is rolling out its popular Draft Latte to the rest of the world—in a can. For this development, you have a 4-year-old to thank.

Facebook's Product Design Director Explains One Of Its Biggest UX Changes In Years

Facebook's Product Design Director Explains One Of Its Biggest UX Changes In Years

In 2009, Facebook introduced a button that allowed people to give feedback to their friends’ posts. We called it Like, and people liked it a lot. It’s simple and effortless to scroll down your News Feed and tap the little thumb to acknowledge what your friend posted. Sometimes it can be tough to know what to say; or maybe you don’t really have much to say and you just want to let someone know you heard them. That’s what the Like button does so well. It is simple and frictionless.

But, not everything in life is Likable.

Cute Mom Cooks Cartoon-Inspired Meals for Her Kids

Cute Mom Cooks Cartoon-Inspired Meals for Her Kids

Ming is an adorable mom who wants constantly make her kids happy through food. She founded Bento Monsters where she shares all her ideas to make the meal hour more ludic. These decorative bentos (or “charabens”), that her son takes at school, are inspired often by Japanese cartoons and pop culture characters : in order to make her son smile while eating. You can buy her book on Amazon.

16 Famous Designers Show Us Their Favorite Notebooks

16 Famous Designers Show Us Their Favorite Notebooks

Sure, digital design apps might be finally coming into their own, but there's still nothing better than pen and paper. Here at Co.Design, we're notebook fetishists, so we recently asked a slew of designers about their favorites—and whether they would mind giving us a look inside.

Tiny Book Packaged in a Sardines Tin

Tiny Book Packaged in a Sardines Tin

Designer Nina Cornelison imagined an amazing packaging to pay tribute to Ernest Hemingway’s novel : The Old Man and the Sea. Staying in the aquatic theme, she designed a box to protect the book, that mimics the shape of a sardines’ tin. She got inspired by a vintage and minimalist design that takes the colors of Cuba, the place where the plot takes place.

Wonderful Portraits of People in Myanmar

Wonderful Portraits of People in Myanmar

Laurent Ponce came back, in last January, from a trip in Myanmar. To remember forever the faces of the people he met there and who have marked him deeply, he did a series of portraits showing inhabitants and passer-by he ran into.

Scale: A Retractable Ballpoint Pen by Architect Shigeru Ban

Scale: A Retractable Ballpoint Pen by Architect Shigeru Ban

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban designed a refillable ballpoint pen for ACME Studio that’s based on an architect’s scale ruler. Appropriately named Scale, the three-sided ruler is laser etched onto aluminum, which is outfitted with a twisting mechanism to extend and retract the pen.

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