Ran across a folder of stuff from a 24 hour Simplicity Iron Chef Prototype-a-Thon run by Maeda during my time at the Media Lab. These team logos still make me laugh.
The topic was email and the secret ingredient was Play Doh. Our project proposed an email system that was military-grade encrypted and only revealed each message by printing it in to soft Play Doh. This allowed the reader to instantly squish up the message. Perfect for love letters most intimate. Carlos, Limor and I built the printer, a Play Doh pixel font and the code to run it in the course of the night.