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The Design Link List 11.18.10

Design we love ♥♥ this week…


♥♥ CB2 has announced the winner of ‘The Selby is in Your Place‘ competition. The contest, in partnership with Todd Selby of The Selby, set out to find the most creative space in America; one that reflects the aesthetic vision of both CB2 and The Selby. The winner, The Beach Surf Shack by Eileen Peters (Venice Beach, CA), took home $10,000 and a photo shoot with Todd Selby. Click here to see more.

The Beach Surf Shack

♥♥ Mexico-based Korean artist Kang S. Lee’s latest series of sculptures is a physical commentary on the ever-changing culture of sneakers. Modeled on his own collection of Nike Dunks, Lee’s series of ceramic sneaker sculptures is set to expand to 50-100 sculptures that will also include Vans, Adidas and more.

Kang S. Lee

♥♥ MySpace has had a makeover with new branding and site revamp. The new looks supports Myspace’s new strategy to move away from being a ‘social network’ and move forward as an ‘entertainment network’. Playing on the strengths MySpace already possesses, their focus will be on connecting you with your favorite TV shows, movies, music and celebrities.


♥♥ Last year, Absolut launched Absolut Cocktailian, an ad campaign detailing the history of cocktail making featuring Kate Beckinsale and Zooey Deschanel. The photo series was shot by legendary photographer Ellen Von Unwerth, and as an extension of the campaign, TBWA/CHIAT/DAY have turned the photos into a series of amazing bus shelter installations.


♥♥ The Wanderlust Hotel, Singapore, is an experimental boutique hotel set to entice madcap voyagers and curious travelers. Located in Little India – a bustling cultural enclave where Indian immigrants once settled – the building was originally a school built in the 1920s. The hotel was created and designed by Singapore’s best design agencies and houses 29 rooms across 4 levels. Click here to read more.


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