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The Apparitions "God Monkey Robot"

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Animated collage madness from director Rob Shaw.

In this video for southern indie rockers The Apparitions, Rob Shaw uses a collage of animation techniques to portray a nightmarish vision of consumer culture. CG, cutout, graphic and stop motion animation techniques come together to achieve a truly singular style. Produced by Bent Image Lab in Portland. ...read more

Thom Yorke "Harrowdown Hill"

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Bent Image Lab goes miniature for Radiohead frontman's "most political" song.

Thom Yorke describes "Harrowdown Hill," from the 2006 album "Eraser," as his most political work. After coming across some of Chel White's short films, Yorke asked the director and partner at Bent Image Lab to make the video. Using Bent's "Smallgantics" technique -- a variation on tilt-shift photography, in which objects in images are made to appear......read more

Bent Basket

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Help kickstart this minimalist, curved plywood bike basket -- and secure your own $110.00

Finally, a bike basket that doesn't suck. That was our collective response after spotting Faris Elmasu's clean, elegant Bent Basket on Cool Hunting. Designed as a prototype two years ago, the carrier is designed using bent plywood. If you like Eames furniture, this is the bike basket for you. Made using vacuum forming, the Bent Basket offers ample space for twelve beers, which is important.......read more

Bentley Luxe by English Retreads

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A no-nonsense bag for your on-the-go stuff $140.00

As laptop bags go, this handmade joint from English Retreads is a solid utilitarian design, with everything you need to keep your on-the-go stuff safe and secure. Abundant pockets, magnetic closures (nice touch), and a padded shoulder strap make for a functional daily carrier, and since it's made from recycled PET and reclaimed inner tube rubber, the eco angle is fully......read more

Bento Bowl by San Yoshi Lacquerware

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Portable food storage in recycled plastic $18.00

Layer your whole lunch in this portable storage system styled after the traditional Japanese bento box. The top compartment stacks atop a lidded lower compartment to separate and transport a meal or on-the-go snacks without mixing contents. San-Yoshi products are made of 70 percent recycled PET and 30 percent heat-resistant ABS plastic, making them durable, shatter-resistant, and microwave,......read more

Once Again

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Nostalgic vibes abound in this test film from Elliot Sellers

This beautifully shot video is actually just a series of image tests for a bigger project. Hard to believe. The clip was shot by LA director Elliot Sellers, who went heavy on the double exposures and image composites to create something truly sublime, with no shortage of help from Jonsi and Alex (of Sigur Ros fame), whose song "Indian Summer" provides the soundtrack. ...read more

Palette Coasters

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Stackable miniature palettes make for perfect drink coasters $37.00

When the drink coasters in your living room consist of some random pieces of felt and a few empty CD cases, it's time for a new setup. Labyrinth, a Barcelona-based design studio, offers a tempting upgrade in the form of these Palette Coasters. The coasters are identical minature replicas of standard palettes, right down to the stamps. Pretty sweet. Available via the Designboom Shop. On this side......read more

Thirsty Yoga Mat Towel by Gaiam

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Super-absorbent microfiber towel for hot and vinyasa yoga $25.00

Hot yoga sessions are the best things in the world for cleansing and invigorating soul, body, and mind. But they can get rather, er, damp. Regular cotton towels do a decent job of sopping up moisture on your mat, but they bring the stink with it. The super-absorbent Thirsty Yoga Mat Towel from Gaiam is the move. Made from a polyester/nylon microfiber blend, the Thirsty Yoga Mat Towel fits on top......read more

Natural Cork Soap Dish

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Non-absorbent cork makes a perfectly sustainable soap dish $12.00

The cool cork products keep rolling in. This soap dish from SHFT fave Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co. makes sensible use of one of nature's most sustainable materials. Not only is it lightweight and durable, cork is also non-absorbent, so excess water drains right through the small holes. The Natural Cork Soap Dish is made in Portugal, where cork production is centered. Learn more......read more

Small Black "Bad Lover"

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Weirdo video directed by Nick Bentgen.

Small Black is Long Island duo Josh Kolenik and Ryan Heyner, whose self-titled EP was released earlier this year on Jagjaguwar. "Bad Lovers" is the second single off the release. We have no idea what's going on in this Nick Bentgen-directed video, but it suits the hazy, fuzzed-out sound of the song, so who cares? Not us. ...read more

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