Chilean Maria Aparicio Puentes has turned the idea of embroidery all topsy-turvy, adding striking geometric stitching to black and white photography.

Originally hailing from Estonia's creative capital, Tallinn, Evelin Kasikov is a London-residing crafty artist who uses needle and thread as her main medium. We had a chat to her about her practice, motivations and avant garde design.

top notch type

3:00pm Monday, 25 Feb.

Graphic designers and typophiles: take note. Emmadime has put together the mecca of free fonts to use on your blog, website and portfolio.

the geometry of pasta

9:00am Wednesday, 27 Feb.

We always suspected different pastas behaved in whole different ways – now we have quasi-scientific proof in the shape of Geometry of Pasta, a cooking project dedicated to cataloguing the best uses for different pasta designs.

diy t-shirt dog hammock

3:00pm Wednesday, 06 Feb.

Inspired by the idea that dogs love the smell of their owners' clothes this clever contraption designed by Koichi Suzuno and Shinya Kamuro utilises the pong of your favourite old tee in a kind of trampoline bed for dogs.

Designers, copywriters, students, and lovers of paper - this is your chance to get a little bit fancy. Say hello to MyPrintFolios, a fully customisable online portfolio option to make your work look especially swish.

customised apple stickers

9:00am Tuesday, 15 Jan.

Customised fruit stickers with labels like 'You're The Apple of My Eye', 'Orange You Glad You're My Valentine' and 'We Make The Perfect Pear': super sweet. Literally.

bindle designer gift packages

3:00pm Wednesday, 12 Dec.

Bindles are a little like a fancier version of those cellophane-wrapped hampers you might win as a bingo prizes, except with gourmet jam and hand-painted teacups instead of dishwashing detergent and cat food.

One Two Tree is a sustainable product design concept whose first offering is a hardwood Christmas tree wrapped in lovely packaging.

the yellow button studio

3:00pm Wednesday, 07 Nov.

Yellow seems to be the colour of the day here in frankie land! Not only do we have rad pendants from Yellow Owl Workshop, but now also have sweet art prints from Yellow Button Studio.

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