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Lovestar Queen of Hearts Vases: A super-sweet way to show off a bouquet, lovingly handcrafted in Brisbane, Australia

Lovestar Queen of Hearts Vases

Given its name, it should be rather obvious that the designers at Lovestar seriously love love. But if the name alone isn’t convincing, then Lovestar’s Queen of Hearts vases should do the trick. Made by husband-and-wife duo Helen and Chris Bayley……

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Two Little Hearts Print




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Doctors transplanted ‘dead hearts’ into three patients, and it worked

Two months ago, doctors in Australia transplanted a “dead heart” — a heart that had stopped beating inside a donor’s chest — into a 57-year-old woman, reports the BBC. The operation, which has been deemed success, was unlike any other, because for the first time, it didn’t involve a brain-dead donor who’s heart was still beating.

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Speed Dating Hamburg’s Start-Up Community: Five impressive companies that won our hearts at the Reeperbahn Festival Conference

Speed Dating Hamburg's Start-Up Community


Trailers line a side street in the St. Pauli district of Hamburg. Sitting inside each are representatives from emerging companies in the city’s start-up scene, ready to present to investors and journalists alike for a quick five minutes. This is speed dating the…

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The hearts and heartbreaks of the most desired OKCupid members in NYC

A tattooed chick who loves astronomy, a real estate agent who wears a lot of skinny ties, a female cyclist with a Harry Styles haircut, and a Staten Island guy with an affinity for concerts and nice shoes: these are the most desired people in New York City. After analyzing citywide data from the dating website OKCupid, New York Magazine along with the service’s co-founder Christian Rudder found the most popular straight female, straight male, gay female, and gay male on the site. But it isn’t all sunshine and rainbows for the five-star singles — read the entire story to find out why one of them deleted her profile and returned to Candy Crush for entertainment, and how another rigs the rating system to avoid heartbreak.

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Alliteration Inspiration: Hearts & Horns

Alliteration Inspiration is a weekly column featuring the top twenty pieces of visual inspiration based on two random alliterative themes. This week’s thematic combo: hearts & horns.

HEARTS

With Valentine’s Day less than 24 hours away (I certainly hope this isn’t your first reminder), our hardworking hearts are working overtime to keep the lovey vibes and, you know, blood, flowing. These ten heart pieces are certain to get yours palpitating.

Brian Hurst / Promo stickers
Brian Hurst / Promo stickers
Kelly Thompson / Logo - Cakehouse Bakery
Kelly Thompson / Logo – Cakehouse Bakery
Cult Cat / Packaging design - Valentine's Cake
Cult Cat / Packaging design – Valentine’s Cake
Joel Kimmel / Letterpress Valentine design
Joel Kimmel / Letterpress Valentine design
Hearts Only Club / Screenprinted poster - Special Friends
Hearts Only Club / Screenprinted poster – Special Friends
 Simon Frouws / Packaging design & logo - Rubro Natural Drinks
Simon Frouws / Packaging design & logo – Rubro Natural Drinks
Adam Grason / Illustrated crest
Adam Grason / Illustrated crest
Anna Dunn / Pattern design
Anna Dunn / Pattern design
Nelson Aedo / Illustration - Tu y Yo Collection
Nelson Aedo / Illustration – Tu y Yo Collection
Dan Matutina / Illustration series - Versus/Hearts
Dan Matutina / Illustration series – Versus/Hearts

HORNS

Just as “putting a bird on it” makes something instantly indie, putting horns on anything makes it instantly badass. Narwhal without a horn? Wuss. Narwhal with a horn? Look out. Toughen up your design chops with inspiration from these ten horned masterpieces.

Sun Ju Lee, Enrique Alvarado, Alex Revson and Dawn Sutton / Student work - brand identity & collateral - Narwhal Designs
Sun Ju Lee, Enrique Alvarado, Alex Revson and Dawn Sutton / Student work – brand identity & collateral – Narwhal Designs
Bob Galmarini / Illustration
Bob Galmarini / Illustration
Erin E. Sullivan / Logo concept - Rampage
Erin E. Sullivan / Logo concept – Rampage
Ryan Feerer / Packaging design - Slapfat Brew-B-Q Sauce
Ryan Feerer / Packaging design – Slapfat Brew-B-Q Sauce
Mathias Temmen / Stationery - Hunting Society
Mathias Temmen / Collateral – Hunting Society
Mads Thorsoe / Magazine concept - Rhino
Mads Thorsoe / Student work – magazine concept – Rhino
Ty Wilkins / Album art - by The Devil & the Diamond by Matuoto
Ty Wilkins / Album art – The Devil & the Diamond by Matuoto
Hype & Slippers / Packaging - Das Horn
Hype & Slippers / Packaging design – Das Horn
Kael Little / Packaging concept - Rocky Road Bakery
Kael Little / Packaging concept – Rocky Road Bakery
Kartika Kosasih / Typeface concept - Honk
Kartika Kosasih / Typeface concept – Honk


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Wake Alarm from Tiny Hearts: A new alarm app that attempts making mornings easier

Wake Alarm from Tiny Hearts


If your natural reaction to the alarm going off is to cause your phone physical harm, Tiny Hearts’ Wake Alarm could be perfect for you. Released today, Wake Alarm was created in an attempt to…

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