by Grace Bonney FACEBOOK TWITTER PINTEREST Elasticco’s Rubberband Basket and Ja-Hyuk Yim’s American Rubber-band III. Numbers Desk Set and Notes Refillable Notebook by Mateo Ilasco. Sorry, I didn’t have time this week to put together the DIY instructions for the hanging, exposed lightbulbs. But I’ll make sure to give it to Grace as soon as it’s done. Thanks everyone for reading my guest blog posts this week. I hope you had as much fun reading them as I had making them. Thanks again Grace! karen says: August 28, 2009 at 9:38 am Meg, you are obviously a genius. So enjoyed your posts this week—Thanks! Reply jean says: August 28, 2009 at 9:52 am Meg, I really enjoyed your posts this week. Loved the presentation (made my little graphic designer heart go pitter-pat) and your unique view of underdog/mundane items like rubber bands. Thanks for sharing! Reply KD says: August 28, 2009 at 11:16 am Your posts were great this week, thank you! I love the graph paper in the background all week – what is it about graph paper that is so satisfying!? Reply hayley says: August 28, 2009 at 12:23 pm I used lobster bands to create accessories to compliment my collection for a fashion show this past spring. You can check it out here: http://hayleygriffin.com/index.php?/fashion/lobsterman-goes-runway-ss09—studio/ Reply Bex says: August 28, 2009 at 1:01 pm Meg, I adored your posts all week … they certainly brought a little whimsy to all my days. Thank you! Reply noa says: August 28, 2009 at 1:11 pm thank you for a lovely post, really inspiring! Reply bastisRIKE says: August 28, 2009 at 3:28 pm the artist Miloš Tomić loves them, too. you have to visit his homepage: http://www.milostomic.com his work is amazing, especially his stop’motion films … Reply johan says: August 28, 2009 at 3:47 pm I don’t get no. 4. Can you explain / post another view of it? Reply deco.rate says: August 28, 2009 at 5:13 pm Ditto, Johan. What is that last thing? Reply Miranda says: August 28, 2009 at 7:04 pm i love the rubber band! and i might just use that napkin ring idea in the future…so cute! Reply erin says: August 28, 2009 at 8:32 pm I think it’s a “rubber band-aid”… get it? I’d love to see who it’s attributed to, though. Reply meg mateo ilasco says: August 29, 2009 at 12:11 am awww, you guys are too nice! sorry about image #4: looks like the label didn’t publish. it’s a label held by a rubberband (it’s around a a roll of paper) by the hara design institute. here’s their site: http://www.ndc.co.jp/hara/home_e/ Reply jolleen says: August 29, 2009 at 1:15 pm Meg, you’ve now moved in to my top 5 favorite guest bloggers on d*s. :) Appreciate the extra design work you put into the presentation of your posts!! Thanks for showing us simple things used in remarkable ways! Reply theaxx says: August 30, 2009 at 6:20 am completely FAB! I designed a series on the greatness of paper which you might like to see, would have to email it though – sorry that sounds so arrogant, but really, it’s strange how related it is :) all the best. thea. xx Reply LEAVE A COMMENT Cancel reply Comment Design*Sponge reserves the right to restrict comments that do not contribute constructively to the conversation at hand, contain profanity, personal attacks, hate speech or seek to promote a personal or unrelated business. Our goal is to create a safe space where everyone (commenters, subjects of posts and moderators) feels comfortable to speak. Please treat others the way you would like to be treated and be willing to take responsibility for the impact your words may have on others. Disagreement, differences of opinion and heated discussion are welcome, but comments that do not seek to have a mature and constructive dialogue will not be published. We moderate all comments with great care and do not delete any lightly. Please note that our team (writers, moderators and guests) deserve the same right to speak and respond as you do, and your comments may be responded to or disagreed with. These guidelines help us maintain a safe space and work toward our goal of connecting with and learning from each other.