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Ghoulish Couture Costumes
Ghoulish Couture Costumes
SewDaintyBoutique Creates Halloween Outfits That'll Give You a Fright
The SewDaintyBoutique Etsy store is the perfect one-stop shop this year if you are looking for a creepy costume. But who says that Halloween has to only be one day a year? If I were in possession of a… MORE
Crocheted Phallic Pillows
Crocheted Phallic Pillows
The KnittingKneedle Etsy Store is a Naughty Alternative to Home Decor
The KnittingKneedle Etsy store is certainly not for children 18 years and younger and is NSFW. These whimsical penile pillows are perfect for anyone that is looking for a laugh- and would make a great… MORE
Strawberry Shortcake Sushi
Strawberry Shortcake Sushi
'Take a Megabite' Surely Makes a Scrumptious Sweet Sushi Snake
The Strawberry Shortcake Sushi roll by Take a Megabite is the perfect alternative for vegetarians and people who suffer from an aggressive sweet tooth. Due to the large size of dietary restrictions that… MORE
Pop-Up Champagne Chillers
Pop-Up Champagne Chillers
Veuve Clicquot Clicqu'up is a Transportable Paper Origami Bucket
The Veuve Clicquot Clicqu'up Orignami ice bucket is the perfect solution for travellers around the world that are looking for an easy disposable ice bucket. This chiller is also great if you are on a picnic… MORE
Funnel Chiseled Containers
Funnel Chiseled Containers
Sand by Yukihiro Kaneuchi is a Selection of Shaped Sand Vases
Sand by Yukihiro Kaneuchi is a collection of vases created by Kaneuchi using only raw materials and sand. The design concept behind the vases was based off of a vintage Japanese game that the designer… MORE
Sapphic Steamy Shoots
Sapphic Steamy Shoots
Woman by Henryk Lobaczewski Celebrates Female Beauty and Power
The alluring and ever sexy shoot Woman by Henryk Lobaczewski is almost too hot for the naked eye. This fascination that fashion has with homoeroticism is only growing in popularity and is being seen more… MORE
Stick Steed Sculptures (UPDATE)
Stick Steed Sculptures (UPDATE)
Deborah Butterfield Assembles Striking Stallion Sculptures
Talented sculpture artist Deborah Butterfield has recently created a new batch of her striking equestrian horse sculptures. Butterfield creates these pieces using recycled tree branches she finds in nature.… MORE
Exploratory Road Trips
Exploratory Road Trips
30 Mosques in 30 States is a Breathtaking Blog Following Religious Groups
Aman Ali and Bassam Tariq are the founders behind the 30 Mosques in 30 states road trip blog. The two travelled across the United states to spend each night of Ramadan at a different mosque in 30 different… MORE
Snow Slide Brewers
Snow Slide Brewers
The Glacier Nespresso Will Make the Perfect Icy Coffee Drink
As technological advancements are being made in home appliances, brewers such as the Glacier Nespresso are made possible. The compact glacier-shaped countertop barista is multi functional and can take… MORE
Botanic Bathing Beauties
Botanic Bathing Beauties
Nen August Captures Flowery Females on Film
Nen August is a 15-year-old photographer from Odessa, Texas. This exceptionally young and exceptionally talented shutterbug has a talent in creating breathtaking captures. Her sensual photos seem to portray… MORE
Celeb-Inspired Collections (UPDATE)
Celeb-Inspired Collections (UPDATE)
Amy Winehouse x Fred Perry Memorializes the Pop Starlet
Amy Winehouse x Fred Perry consists of 27 pieces that were produced by the clothing designer and the pop star. In light of her recent passing, the company was hesitant to release her clothing line, but… MORE
Wicked Wine Holders
Wicked Wine Holders
The Happy Guy Wine Rack is a Whimsical Way to Store Wine
The Happy Guy Wine Rack is a mischievous handmade wine rack design by Knob Creek Metal Arts. Knob Creek Metal Arts specializes in handmade metal items and they create decorative home decor items including… MORE
Snap Bangle Phones
Snap Bangle Phones
The Auki Smart Phone Doubles as a Cellphone and Funky Bracelet
Combine 1990’s fashion with futuristic phone designs and you get the Auki Smart Phone. This flexible wristlet phone is very reminiscent of ‘slap bracelets’ that were popularized in the 90’s. The snap bracelets… MORE
Villainous Vintage Bracelets (UPDATE)
Villainous Vintage Bracelets (UPDATE)
Customcomix for Harley Quinn Glamorizes Supervillians
Etsy Seller CustomComix is the creator behind a whole range of creative products using comic book clippings, and their latest product CustomComix for Harley Quinn features Quinn and the Joker. The Joker… MORE
Vulcanized Head Toppers
Vulcanized Head Toppers
The Knit Vulcan Hat Wants You to Live Long and Keep Warm
Etsy seller Becca Stundel has created the cutest cap for Star Trek lovers - the Knit Vulcan Hat. It is seemingly impossible to create winter wear that is both functional and still represents the geek-chic… MORE
Computerized Fitness Campaigns
Computerized Fitness Campaigns
The Troque Sur Rotina Uses Tech Parts to Promote Exercise
Brazilian gym chain Companhia Athletica has created another dynamic advertising campaign called Troque Sur Rotina. The slogan reads "Switch your routine for ours" in English. The mosaic poster campaign… MORE
Bisected Bionic Keyboards
Bisected Bionic Keyboards
The Cus Key is an Ergonomic Computer Creation for Disabled Users
The Cus Key is a design concept that was created for disabled professionals and avid computer users that spend the majority of their day in front of a computer screen. The keyboard was created as a faster… MORE
Canine Tag Trackers
Canine Tag Trackers
Virtual Leash Connects Your Dog to an Online GPS Tracking Website
Virtual Leash is a perfect solution for concerned pet owners all around the world. The online website allows the customer to create their own online profile on the site that contains emergency contacts… MORE
Wearable Free Verse Fashions
Wearable Free Verse Fashions
The Torynova Couture Collection Unites Art With Fashion
English specialists and literary geniuses rejoice because here comes the ToryNova Couture collection. This couture line of clothing specializes in wearable stories and is the first of its kind. Each garment… MORE
Auto-Inspired Catwalks
Auto-Inspired Catwalks
The Phoebe Philo Car Collection Takes Its Inspiration from Vehicle Lovers
The Phoebe Philo Car Collection is a unique collaboration of clothes that was heavily inspired by the influences of the automobile industry. The luxury car business has always been a profiting industry,… MORE
Personalized Face Cushions
Personalized Face Cushions
PillowMob Makes Puffy Padding from Your Funny Visage
PillowMob is a customizable pillow that was created by a design team in Seattle, Washington. The company can print any face on a range of comfy cushions for either a gift or a gag. You can give a pillow… MORE
Roadkill Bottle Sleeves
Roadkill Bottle Sleeves
The Squirrel Beer Bottle Cozy is Disturbing and a Bit Morbid
Joel Arce is the creator behind this disturbing Squirrel Beer Bottle Cozy. The 25-year old is based out of Kansas City and has been making jewelry focusing on a post-apocalyptic theme. Arce creates most… MORE
Swine Strummers
Swine Strummers
The 'Bacon Love Blues' Guitar Tutorial is Not for Vegetarians
If you've ever found yourself with an inordinate amount of bacon, loads of time and a passion for playing the guitar, then look no further than the Bacon Love Blues tutorial. Instructables user Dreddikulous… MORE
Airy Fragile Frocks
Airy Fragile Frocks
The Temperley London Winter 2012 Collection Features Sheer Chiffon Couture
The Temperley London Winter 2012 is the design house's ready-to-wear collection for the upcoming fall and winter season. The collection has a wide range of styles and directions, but perhaps the most eye-catching… MORE
Cherubic Child Chairs
Cherubic Child Chairs
The Little Angel Stool is for Parents That Have Children Sent from Above
The Little Angel Stool is perfect for parents that think the world of their little tykes. The clever stool was designed and made in Brazil by Furf Design Studio. Not to distract parents from the fact that… MORE
Modern Merperson Museums (UPDATE)
Modern Merperson Museums (UPDATE)
'The Vandenberg' Chronicles Life Under the Sea
The Vandenberg: Life Below The Surface is an exhibition of photos shot by the ever-talented Andreas Franke. This collection is an examination of surrealist imagery and life beyond what is familiar and… MORE
Agrarian Paper Packaging
Agrarian Paper Packaging
The Abeego Wraps are a Natural Alternative for Reusable Food Storage
If you have always loved the aesthetics of paper packaging but want an eco-friendly and reusable version, look no further than Abeego Wraps. This stylish packaging will make any meal look like a well-prepared… MORE
Watertight Winter Wear
Watertight Winter Wear
Hunter's Outwear Collection is Rainproof and Recognizable
After the popularization of Hunter Wellington Boots the company decided to release their very first winter collection called the Hunter's Outwear Collection. The company was looking to launch their outwear… MORE
Awe-Inspiring Anatomy Art
Awe-Inspiring Anatomy Art
The Pau Bonet Skin Paintings Transform the Body into Craft
Pau Bonet is the creative artist behind these graphic and emotive drawings that use the human body. The human form is an excellent canvas to create on, because each body is different; every grove and dip… MORE
Side-Swept Beauties
Side-Swept Beauties
The Glamour Netherlands September 2011 Issue Showcases Classic Charm
The Glamour Netherlands September 2011 magazine issue showcases a breathtaking and classic beauty -- model Nimue Smit. The Dutch fashion model was shot by fashion photographer Alique for the cover page… MORE
Masked Emotive Mimes
Masked Emotive Mimes
'Tete A Tete' is an Exploration into Social Phenomena
Tête à Tête was created by Axel de Wilde, an artist that is based in the Netherlands. The project is a combination of film, stop motion and portraits caught on still film. The idea behind the collection… MORE
Simple Silhouetted Seats
Simple Silhouetted Seats
The Outline Chair Has a Closed Line That Focuses on the Framework
The Outline Chair by Michael Samoriz is a simple seat design that focuses on the basic lines that provide the silhouette for this seat. This no-frills chair is as uncomplicated as they come and has a very… MORE
Woolly Winter Outerwear
Woolly Winter Outerwear
Dolce & Gabbana Winter 2012 is Cozy and Comfortable
The Dolce & Gabbana Winter 2012 is the perfect women’s wear collection for the autumn and winter season. Most fashion lovers shy away from bright colors in the darker seasons and opt for a more mature… MORE
Deadly Breakup Captures
Deadly Breakup Captures
'Dumped by Dana Jones' Puts a Face to the Feeling of Rejection
'Dumped by Dana Jones' is a clever and humorous collection of photos that feature a common feeling most people are familiar with -- rejection. The best thing about this body of work is that it does not… MORE
Carbon Copy Captures
Carbon Copy Captures
Animal & Owners Proves That Pets Look like Their Human Counterparts
The Animal & Owners collection by noted photographer Dana Jones is an adorable capture of humans and their pets. This obsession with figuring out the link between humans and the animal kingdom has created… MORE
Animal Head Outdoorsmen
Animal Head Outdoorsmen
Timothy Bailey Photographs Fused Human Bodies With Animal Heads
Photographer Timothy Bailey certainly takes a unique approach to portrait photography. His arresting photos are created with conceptual ideas that use humorous and epic narratives to tell a story. In this… MORE

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Juxtaposed Portraits
Juxtaposed Portraits
Adrian Portmann Creates Two-Sided Beauty Snapshots
You'll be seeing double with this beautiful two-sided fashion photography by the talented Switzerland-born photographer Adrian Portmann. She is better known for shooting commercial brands like Pucci, Seven… MORE
Convertible Cap Sippers
Convertible Cap Sippers
Young-Ye Cho Designs a Seal That Turns Into a Straw
In a world where we are always looking to improve productivity, designer Young-ye Cho has found a resourceful way to improve a simple plastic screw-on cap for one-time-use bottles. I am an advocate for… MORE
Foldable Flat-Packed Furniture
Foldable Flat-Packed Furniture
'Bojaki' by Jy Yeon Suh is a Line of Inflatable Housewares
Korean designer Jy-Yeon Suh is the designer and crafty mind behind the Bojaki collection of inflatable housewares and furniture. This fully functional collection is foldable and can be flat-packed for… MORE
Transcendental Twilight Photography
Transcendental Twilight Photography
Alex Cherny Captures the Stars from Dusk to Dawn
Wishing upon a star is made easy through this fantastic collection of photos coming from the brilliant astronomer and photographer Alex Cherny of Victoria, Australia. The photos were recently awarded an… MORE
Collaborative Ad Campaigns
Collaborative Ad Campaigns
‘ABSOLUT Blank' Invites 18 Global Artists for Group Art Pro
The ‘ABSOLUT Blank‘ ad campaign is a collective of 18 different up-and-coming artists from around the world who have specialties in different areas of art. The idea is to see what happens when you throw… MORE
Prodigious Paintspray Packs
Prodigious Paintspray Packs
The Behemoth Bag Can Hold Up to 22 Spraycans for Mobile Artists
The Behemoth Bag is a great graffiti utility backpack for any roaming graphic street artists. The bag can hold up to 22 spraycans and its lightweight design makes lugging them around a much easier affair.… MORE
Agrarian Paper Packaging
Agrarian Paper Packaging
The Abeego Wraps are a Natural Alternative for Reusable Food Storage
If you have always loved the aesthetics of paper packaging but want an eco-friendly and reusable version, look no further than Abeego Wraps. This stylish packaging will make any meal look like a well-prepared… MORE
Skin-Colored Shoes
Skin-Colored Shoes
Unibody by Julia Kaldy Explores Footwear That Blends With the Leg
Unibody by Julia Kaldy was created as part of her master's thesis project. This collection of shoes was made to emphasize the different changes that legs seem to make depending on the shoe. The flesh-colored… MORE
Trashy Famous Faces
Trashy Famous Faces
Celebrity JunkDrawers Uses Celeb Trash to Create Portraits of Them
Mosaic artist Jason Mercier is the creator behind Celebrity JunkDrawers, a project that involves using the trash of celebrities to create their own portraits. Due to his recent popularity and recognition… MORE
Powder Puff Photography
Powder Puff Photography
Peer Lindgreen Photographs Puffed Up Ethereal Figures
Danish photographer Peer Lindgreen uses his creative imagination to make a very different and alien design concept. This powder puff photography features models that are dressed up in huge white, puffy… MORE
Potty Training Stations
Potty Training Stations
The Train Toilet for Children is a Great Teaching Tool
The Train Toilet for children by Niccolo Raimondi is a great option for parents looking to potty-train their little ones. The mess-free training station is a tiny portable, fully equipped bathroom stall… MORE
Gridlocked Fashion Frocks
Gridlocked Fashion Frocks
Mika Piiraine Designs a Simple Dress Using Thick Criss-Crossed Lines
Mika Piirainen, the head designer for Finnish fashion line Marimekko, has designed this gridlocked fashion frock that's sure to please many fashionistas. The simple design brings the wearer back to a simpler… MORE
Cracked Face Creations
Cracked Face Creations
David Meanix Creates Photographic Sculptures
David Meanix goes through a painstakingly long process to create his stunning photo sculptures. These dark pieces bring a whole new meaning and dimension to photographs. David Meanix created his first… MORE
Simulated Superhero Shields
Simulated Superhero Shields
Hasbro Releases Line of Toys for Captain America: the First Avenger
In light of the latest Captain America movie 'The First Avenger,' Hasbro has released a line of toys based on the popular comic book and movie series. This includes the infamous shield, which in this case… MORE