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01. Rapper Slick Rick’s Diamond Encrusted Eye Patch Sold At Auction

“Among the lots of music-related memorabilia auctioned by esteemed Phillips de Pury was the multicolor camouflage eye patch designed by rapper Slick Rick’s wife. Slick Rick’s legend precedes him like no other, for he foreshadowed the pimpster attitude of many blinged celebrities of his era with his gold chains…” (bornrich)

02. Unilever Headquarters

“The new Unilever headquarter building for Germany, Austria and Switzerland is located right by the river Elbe in Hamburg’s HafenCity. It marks the end of the route out of the town centre to Hamburg’s new attractions: the cruise ship terminal and the promenade on Strandkai. Here Unilever’s new building opens itself up to the city and its inhabitants. The central element and heart of the design is the generous atrium, flooded by daylight…” (archdaily)

03.  Landmine Ketchup (above)

“”Using a ketchup sachet, we demonstrated the horrific nature of living in a land mine affected country and how much a part of everyday life that horror is. The idea is simple: as you tear open the sachet you also rip through the child’s leg and the ketchup inside pours out like blood.” (dieline)

04. Muji and Lego Collaborate

“Muji, minimalist makers of everything under the sun, have teamed up with everyone’s favorite toy Lego to create new creative packs that are distinctly in touch with their brand. These sets feel like they’re more in the spirit of how Legos used to be, strictly based on a persons creativity. Nowadays all you see on the shelves are packed sets with instructions on how to make something, which to me takes all the fun out of it.” (+kn)

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