JUL

Stealth bike: B-9 NH by BME Design

Stealth bike B-9 NH by BME DesignCould this bike be any blacker? Architects in particular are said to have a weakness for the darkest colour: in this limited edition, a matte-black bike is now on the market. It is sure to draw curious looks, which may be the only way it is perceived in the dark.

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JUN

Helping make the world a better place: Lucky Iron Fish

Lucky Iron FishAmong all the interesting, attractive but not really vital developments emerging on the market, a project turns up occasionally that can actually make a valuable contribution to world health – as in the case of this small iron fish.

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MAY

Modern magic: »Flyte« floating light bulb

»Flyte« floating light bulb by Simon Morris This is no optical illusion: the light bulb actually floats above its base.

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APR

Tasty letterforms: Typographic chocolate

Typographic chocolate

Photograph: Christian Pannicke

In an endeavour to save hundreds of letterforms from the influence of the weather in public spaces or from simple destruction, the Museum of Letters in Berlin has set itself the task of rescuing and documenting such typographic artefacts.

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APR

A dashing sight: The Defender styled by Paul Smith

Paul Smith Landrover DefenderAfter a long 60-year run, production of the Land Rover Defender is due to end this December. Reason enough to give the cult British vehicle an equally British styling.

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