BREAKING NEWS: 2010 Design Crutch Winner Announced!

First off, thank you for all of your submissions to the 160over90 2010 Design Crutch Awards (sponsored by FFFFFFFOUND!!). We received more than 1200 entrants—our most ever! Our esteemed judges spent a weekend in Philly pouring over your work, and only trashed one room at the La Quinta. (John Maeda, check your fax for the damages bill.) Read More

Adidas / Star Wars Collaboration

Soon, everything you own will be available in Star Wars format. Which I, for one, am comfortable with, as long as I never see a KitchenAid Jar Jar Edition Stand Mixer. Check out these 2010 collaborations between the franchise and Adidas. They had me at the Millennium Falcons, though the Dagobahs look pretty comfortable for lounging around on the weekend or during your self-imposed exile in your swamp hut. Read More

Best Made Axes


The beautiful axes of Graeme Cameron and Peter Buchanan-Smith of Best Made Co. make me want to go out back and split a cord or two. Of course, at prices starting at $200 per, I’d have to start a side business to justify my purchase. Tempting as it may seem to take their suggestion and hang one in my office, I’m afraid my coworkers might suspect me of going a little Jack Torrance on them.

Peter Jackson’s Scenes From A Mall

The trailer for Peter Jackson’s “The Lovely Bones” is up on Apple’s site.

My wife and I have been waiting for this one for awhile. She’s primarily interested because she seemed to enjoy the Alice Sebold book it’s based on, while I’m into it because it was filmed in and around the Philly suburbs where we both grew up and still live. Read More

Greetings from 160over90: We Made This

Hello to all the new readers and subscribers who’ve come by over the past few days. For those of you visiting from one of our friends’ sites, we are 160over90, a branding agency in Philadelphia, and this is our Boomerang Table, where we store all of our heirloom ephemera. This blog isn’t all we do. In fact, most of us make a living creating other interesting things for clients. Read More