Crackery Tableware

A sad fate awaits cracked china. With no real value on the secondhand market, most is relegated to the garbage. That is, unless Brazilian/Israeli designer Joana Meroz gets a hold of it. Based in the Netherlands, Meroz reclaims broken cups and dishes, which she transforms into her Crackery Tableware line for the Ornamented Life. Instead of trashing them, she chooses to "celebrate their imperfections" by …

45 iPod Cases

The folks at 45 iPod Cases have devised a perfect way to integrate antiquated analog technology into the digital age by reclaiming old seven-inch records and folding them into protective vinyl shells to house 5th and 6th generation iPods. In addition to the clever way that the repurposed record continues in its role of facilitating music, the enlarged record holes perfectly fit the iPods' circular …

Kent Rogowski: Love=Love

Kent Rogowski’s Love=Love series combines pieces from over 40 store-bought puzzles to create dramatically surreal collages of skies and flowers. Apparently, though puzzle pieces typically only fit into one unique spot, thanks to cost-cutting manufacturers, they can be interchanged with other puzzles of the same brand. Click image for detail, more images after the jump . via Swissmiss Also on Cool Hunting Bears by Kent …