Top 10 Tools for Artists and Designers


From designboom, this collection of quaint contraptions:

"last month google introduced its new patent search feature, allowing users to browse through ca. 7 million US patents from 1790 to 1996. after enjoying many hours trawling through the huge database of ideas, we are happy to present you with our ten top patents of charming, curious and useful tools for creative people, some of which were invented over a century ago…"


[via Chris]