Archive for August, 2009

Bicycle Turn Signals


Someone who goes by the handle Cowboy Rider created this hardcore implementation of tail lights for your bike. –> 12 Volt Turn Signals, Lighting via Motorbicycling

Crate Stuck in the Tree


Poodly on Flickr shot this odd scene from Australia. See more on his photostream.

Crate forms in upcoming Fantastic Mr. Fox


Wes Anderson is adapting Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox and what you see here are some images from the trailer. I’ve never seen apple crates in real life, but now I want to. Thanks to Alex Aranovich for the images and info. –> The trailer on You Tube & Fantastic Mr. Fox movie info on IMDB

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Crate Coop


“Diamond” the hen prefers the security of his plastic milkcrate over your standard wooden nesting box. –> A Day Outdoors with My Chick Friends and Blue Eggs, via Lady Katherine Tea Parlor

Milkcrate Theater turns 10!


I’d like to congratulate the Milkcrate Theater on reaching their 10th year of work. They are a great organization doing good while living the milkcrate lifestyle. –> Milk Crate Theater for Sydney’s homeless turns ten via Sydyney Central

Crate Stool Modification


Sometimes a simple idea only needs a little nudge to get to a better place. Simon Ancher  & Bruce Nye designed this simple wooden modification for Aussie milkcrates to transform them into more proper seating. –> State of Design Festival, Simon Ancher on Designboom




Milkcrate Toilet


This is not for everyone, but the crate potty is a truly hardcore development for anyone who wants to live the milkcrate lifestyle. The creator sees this device as a human composting system, not just a place to read. You decide for yourself. –> Humanure Dry Toilet Made From a Milk Crate, via Homegrown Evolution

Driving Crate Dreams


I love this photo from the Stamford Advocate. Oh the good old days of driving my six gallon crate around the yard–those were the days. –> Milk crate imagination, via Stamford Advocate