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Animated Album Covers

Animated Album Covers

There might have been a time when you looked at a Pink Floyd album cover and saw it move because of something you inhaled or ingested, but these album covers do so without any drugs necessary. Take a look at some of JB's work, and click-through to his Tumblr to see the rest. ...

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

When you sleep soundly, you feel like you can conquer the world. So what if you could do that every night? You can with the Casper mattress, which has been obsessively engineered for outrageous comfort. The mattress, which is the most awarded mattress of the decade, will deliver the sleep you’ve been desperately craving by combining springy, hypoallergenic latex with high-density memory foam. You can even try the Casper mattress for 100 nights and return it for a full refund if you don’t love it. Plus, Cool Material readers can save $50 on the mattress with code CM50. It’s time to get better sleep.

Exclusive Beer Quotes Print

Exclusive Beer Quotes Print

We drink beer to celebrate, but sometimes we just need to celebrate beer. A while back, we ran a series of hand-illustrated beer quotes created by our in-house artist Vincent Avila. After numerous requests to make them available to purchase, we decided to do so. This Beer Quotes ...

The Funkiest Patterns at Svenskt Tenn

The Funkiest Patterns at Svenskt Tenn

While in Stockholm for the launch of Volvo's new XC90, we took some time to peruse the Scandinavian design shops that litter the streets of the Swedish city. While many of these stores and studios contain the same minimal aesthetic you'd expect from the Ikean utopia, there's one ...

Inside: Nordiska Galleriet - The Better Ikea

Inside: Nordiska Galleriet - The Better Ikea

There are two things you think of when you think of Sweden: Leggy blondes and Ikea. Both are great in certain situations—the latter when you want some clean-looking furniture on the cheap, and the former when you don't already have a lady-friend waiting for you at home. While ...

The Illustrated Prints Of Marty McFly's Gear

The Illustrated Prints Of Marty McFly's Gear

Great Scott! Someone might love the Back to the Future trilogy more than we do! Artist Ryan Putnam created three separate prints that detail Marty McFly's Gear from each of the movies in the trilogy. Puffy vest and JVC Camcorder. Nike Power Laces and a Hoverboard. The complete (a...

A Month of Beer Quotes

A Month of Beer Quotes

For the last month we've been celebrating beer's greatness by posting a quote relating to our favorite frothy beverage on our social media pages each day. Every one has featured original artwork and photography and was designed as a toast to water, malt, yeast, and hops. So pour...

Cult Movie Posters With World Cup Teams

Cult Movie Posters With World Cup Teams

The guys behind the Real World Business Cards of Fictional Characters, Invasione Creative, are at it again with a new series of World Cup and cult movie poster mashups called MOV(i)E TO WORLD CUP. USA searches for democracy on the field with E.T. Italia prepares for glory with 30...

The Labels of Evil Twin Brewing

The Labels of Evil Twin Brewing

Besides churning out killer beers like Even More Jesus and Bozo Beer, Denmark’s Evil Twin Brewing has consistently plastered their bottles with interesting labels. From the bold and often humorous names to the almost fractal-like design, the bottles and cans from Evil Twin are ...

Intricate 3D Ice Cubes For Your Whisky

Intricate 3D Ice Cubes For Your Whisky

Edible art is one thing, but hot damn do we want some of these ice cubes for our next glass of bourbon or rye. Each cube created for Suntory Whisky's 3D on the Rocks campaign is made with incredible detail, a precision drill and fresh spring water. But don't just take our word fo...

Biological Planes By Al Brady

Biological Planes By Al Brady

For the next evolution of airplanes and fighter jets, Al Brady imagines us looking to animals for inspiration. Not just creatures today, but animals from the past as well. His pterodactyl jet will be featured in the upcoming film Is This Heaven, and here you can get a look at so...

Real World Business Cards Of Fictional Characters

Real World Business Cards Of Fictional Characters

Stark Radiators. Optimus Prime Auto Transport. Hogwarts Cleaning Agency. TMNT Artistic Pizza. These are just a few of the business cards dreamed up for some of our favorite fictional entities by Invasione Creative (Italian Graphic designers Benedetto Papi and Edoardo Santamato). ...