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Some of the coolest stuff from this past week that we couldn’t pass up talking about…

Image from Inhabitat

While it’s cool enough to double as jewelry, this 3D cast can speed up bone healing by up to 40% using ultrasound technology.

Designer Deniz Karasahin won the 3D Printed Forms & Product Design Golden A’ Design Award for 2013-2014 with the Osteoid Cast.

Christian Tonko_Art Studio

Who wouldn’t want to go to work every day to this studio on an Australian hillside?!

Christian Tonko designed this artist’s studio based on the camera lucida, which is an optical device used as a drawing aid by the resident artist. It’s designed to make the best use of natural light.

Image from Beautiful Decay

Image from Beautiful Decay

This textile might look like it’s spreading, and that’s because its design was inspired by the idea of growth and accumulation.

Serena Garcia Dalla Venezia created several large scale organic installations, made out of small fabric pieces filled with cotton and sewn together, while paying close attention to color relations and gradations.

Noctex_Leather Shrug

Do you love layering, but you’re never really cold enough for it? Well, here’s the perfect addition to your closet, which by the way will make anything you pair it with 82% cooler.

This leather shrug is just one piece in the Noctex line of clothing that is full of shape shifting, layering, unisex garments.

Images from Timothy Goodman

Images from Timothy Goodman

Sometimes, the simplest designs can have the most impact. Take these pieces by Timothy Goodman, for example. Together with Jessica Walsh, they created this Quotes on Shit project to breathe new life into unwanted objects.

The takeaway, besides super fun decor for the home or office?… Anything can be used as a canvas for art.

Cori is a freelance Graphic Designer with a background in Interior Design, currently living in Los Angeles. She has paired her design and marketing knowledge to start a freelance career that combines both graphic design and interior design. When she's not working on an editorial layout, blog design, identity or illustration, she's contributing on design blogs or rambling on on her own.