Link About It: This Week’s Picks


1. Lamborghini Countach Concept Car
Photos of the retro-futuristic 1971 Lamborghini Countach and LP400 have us wishing for a new car and more '70s photo shoots.
via IS050

2. The Gentleman's Deck
For a pocket-sized deck of etiquette tips for the modern man, look no further than The Gentleman's Deck.

3. Build It With Me
A sleek and simple website, Build It With Me connects experienced web designers with developers looking to collaborate on new projects and ideas.

4. Fifteen Books for Creative Domination
Our co-conspirators over at The 99 Percent Blog compiled an excellent list of books that focus on the creative process as well as art and organization.

5. Grid Vases for Gaia and Gino
Crafted from copper by Turkish artisans, Jaime Hayon's grid vase collection gleans inspiration from British History and Islamic arts and crafts.
via AnotherLoves

6. Uncommon Matters
Planet mag writes about Uncommon Matters' couture porcelain accessory collection "handle with care," which consists of impeccably modern wearable necklaces and bracelets.

7. Kitsune Noir Poster Club
Design blog Kitsune Noir teamed up with society6 to create the Kitsune Noir Poster Club, a collection of prints based off of books. Some of our favorite graphic designers, including Mark Weaver and Frank Chimero, designed the posters.

8. Coconut-Carrying Octopus
Proving even one of the ocean's creepiest creatures can learn to use tools, the YouTube video of an octopus stacking coconut shells amazed intelligent humans everywhere.

9. Sleigh Bells
Unsigned music duo Sleigh Bells perform to sold out crowds and provide a little more background on why they're rocking out the music scene in a recent T Magazine interview by CH homies Elizabeth Spiridakis and James Ryang.

10. Nerd Boyfriend
Chronicling the elements of a great nerdy looks from pop culture, this blog pairs photos of quintessential dorks with where to buy the equivalent modern gear for a well-rounded look at why brainiacs are beautiful.
via Street Boners and TV Carnage