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Booze-Oxygenating Shot Glasses
Booze-Oxygenating Shot Glasses
The 'Cupa-Shot' Spins on the Table to Aerate Your Drink
Using a unique base, the Cupa-Shot glass spins to swirl your drink while oxygenating it. Homeware brand Sempli created the cup to allow users to get the most out of their beverages. A curved bottom... MORE
Luxe Rapid Rings
Luxe Rapid Rings
The 'Lambo Two-Finger Ring' Features the Ultimate Opulent Symbol
Nothing symbolizes extravagance more than a luxury supercar and the ‘Lambo Two-Finger Ring’ by Dope embodies that perfectly. The sleek ring features a miniature Lamborghini so that you... MORE
Sleek Monolithic Timepieces
Sleek Monolithic Timepieces
This Azimuth Watch Imitates Tanks to Intimidate Viewers
An Azimuth watch entitled the ‘SP-1 Landship’ combines uniform design and intricate mechanics to form a massive timepiece. The large retrograde watch combines stark and well-defined... MORE
Volume-Lowering Pacifiers
Volume-Lowering Pacifiers
The 'Chill Baby Volume Pacifier' Turns Down Your Child's Noise
A common wish among parents is for their children to have volume control buttons and the ‘Chill Baby Volume Pacifier’ achieves just that. The amusing pacifier pops into your baby’s... MORE
Manipulative Air Purifiers
Manipulative Air Purifiers
The 'Aro' Scented Purifier Changes Your Emotions by Releasing Aromas
The ‘Aro’ scented purifier works to comfort users by detecting emotions and then releasing the appropriate aroma. Aro senses the mood in the room by detecting words said around it. After... MORE
Rustic Upcycled Dog Houses
Rustic Upcycled Dog Houses
The 'Reclaimed Wood Dog House' Keeps Your Dog Eco-Friendly
The ‘Reclaimed Wood Dog House’ from Williams-Sonoma works to keep your dog safe without harming the environment. The dog house was handcrafted using reclaimed redwood. All of this is... MORE
Miniature Dog Cottages
Miniature Dog Cottages
The 'Cozy Cottage Dog House' Lets Your Dog Live the American Dream
Giving your dog the chance to take a miniature vacation has just become infinitely easier with the ‘Cozy Cottage Dog House’ from ProConcepts. ProConcepts’s dog house takes a... MORE
Deceptive Luxe Carryalls
Deceptive Luxe Carryalls
The 'Gold Brick Weekender' Carries Your Goods with Elegance
The ‘Gold Brick Weekender’ simulates gold in an effort to make your weekend travel plans a little more opulent. Bag brand Sprayground designed the weekender as part of a collection of... MORE
Collapsible Shot Glasses
Collapsible Shot Glasses
The 'Salut! Travel Cup' Lets You Have a Quick Shot Wherever You Are
The ‘Salut! Travel Cup’ by Izola expands and collapses so that you’re never without the perfect drink container. Izola’s portable shot glass works to expand and compact into... MORE
Oversized Balloon Chairs
Oversized Balloon Chairs
The 'Baloon' Bean Bag Lets You Sit on a Cloud of Comfort
The ‘Baloon’ bean bag by designer Florence Jaffrain is an enlarged balloon that acts as uber-comfy seating. Jaffrain’s bean bag is shaped to look just like a giant surreal balloon... MORE
Skeletal Power Cords
Skeletal Power Cords
The 'Bone' Flexible Extension Cord Imitates a Spine for Versatility
A flexible extension cord called ‘Bone’ by designer Jeongbeom Han imitates a spine in order to let you charge your gadgets in any formation. The quirky power bar swivels and rotates so... MORE
Gourmet Salt-Infused Dishware
Gourmet Salt-Infused Dishware
The 'Afire Smokin' Salt Plate' Enhances Food with Himalayan Salt
The ‘Afire Smokin’ Salt Plate’ is the ultimate dish for adventurous foodies. Afire’s plate is made up of natural salt mined from the Himalayan mountains. As you use the plate... MORE
Advanced Dog Anchors
Advanced Dog Anchors
The 'SUREswivel' Pet Tether Safely Keeps Your Pet to One Spot
Keeping your dog still may be a challenge but the SUREswivel pet tether makes it easy. SUREswivel anchors into the ground in order to safely hold your pet in one place. The device swivels around in... MORE
Low-Tech Tennis Trainers
Low-Tech Tennis Trainers
The SKLZ 'Powerbase Tennis Trainer' Lets You Improve Your Game Alone
The SKLZ ‘PowerBase Tennis Trainer’ lets you practice tennis alone in a realistic way. SKLZ’s low-tech gadget uses a mounted base combined with a kinetic cord to give you the... MORE
Card-Doubling Ads
Card-Doubling Ads
This American Express Promotion Doubles Up After You Tug on the Pages
An American Express promotion in the Netherlands uses foldout magazine pages to show the effects of the extra card program. The kinetic ads transform after you fold the magazine pages out. When... MORE
Redirected Malice Ads
Redirected Malice Ads
This CareerBuilder Promotion Features Villains Being Productive
A campaign promoting CareerBuilder features hardened criminals using their expertise for good. The print ads show people like Osama and Hannibal being productive members of society. Though that may... MORE
Sumptuous Blinged-Out Timepieces
Sumptuous Blinged-Out Timepieces
The Guess 'Elegant Automatic Watch' Merges Style and Extravagance
The Guess ‘Elegant Automatic Watch’ brings together the perfect combination of luxury and sophistication. Guess’s bedazzled watch features precise mechanical functions exposed... MORE
Luxe Delicious Pooch Attire
Luxe Delicious Pooch Attire
The 'Lobster Paws' Costume Turns Your Dog into a Mouthwatering Meal
The ‘Lobster Paws’ dog costume makes transforming your dog into a luxury meal a breeze. Lobster Paws fits over any canine to turn it into a mouthwatering crustacean. The soft costume... MORE
Minimalist Handcrafted Bike Shelves
Minimalist Handcrafted Bike Shelves
The 'Molletta' Bike Shelf Frees Up Space with Flair
Storing your bike in a confined space can be frustrating but the Molletta bike shelf can help you do it with ease. The minimalist shelf features two prongs to mount your bike on the wall. Each of... MORE
Anatomical Music Ads
Anatomical Music Ads
This LG Promotion Features Disembodied Parts as Notes
A new LG promotion features floating body parts being used as notes of a melody. The comical ads feature characters listening as disembodied parts float through their ears. The print ads show people... MORE
Mythical Wine Stoppers
Mythical Wine Stoppers
The 'Gods of the Zodiac' Cork Stoppers Turn Your Wine Godly
The ‘Gods of the Zodiac’ cork stoppers seal your open bottles with a mythical and godly flair. Gods of the Zodiac features miniature busts of Greek gods mounted on corks. Each stopper... MORE
Flowing Remixed Sneakers
Flowing Remixed Sneakers
The Adidas 'Super Position Sneakers' Put a Tassled Spin on a Classic Shoe
In an effort to put a new spin on an Adidas classic, designer Yohji Yamamoto launched the Super Position Sneakers. The classy footwear incorporates the iconic Adidas Superstar sneaker while adding a... MORE
Evolving Leadership Charts
Evolving Leadership Charts
The 'Management Revolution' Infographic Teaches Leadership Improvements
The ‘Management Revolution’ infographic features how management and company structures have been evolving over time. Features of the new management style are listed out in fine detail.... MORE
Social 3D Photo Apps
Social 3D Photo Apps
The 'Tadaa 3D' App Lets Users Take and Share 3D Pictures
If you’re tired of the 2D photos on Instagram, Tadaa 3D is for you. The mobile social network allows users to take and share 3D photos. Users can take 3D pictures using their smartphones and... MORE
People-Miniaturizing Campaigns
People-Miniaturizing Campaigns
The Coca-Cola 'Mini-Me' Campaign Shrinks People Using 3D Printing
The Coca-Cola ‘Mini-Me’ campaign transformed customers into miniature versions of themselves. The promotion focused on raising awareness for Coca-Cola’s new miniature bottles while... MORE
Fruit-Juicing Spray Bottles
Fruit-Juicing Spray Bottles
The 'Come Clean Natural Cleaning Mini Set' Uses Fruit to Clean
The ‘Come Clean Natural Cleaning Mini Set’ has a built-in juicer that extracts lemon juice to help you clean without harsh chemicals. Full Circle created the bottle in order to help... MORE
Faux Luxe Playing Cards
Faux Luxe Playing Cards
The 'Gold Playing Cards' Let You Pretend You're Filthy Rich
Pretending to be rich has never been easier with the Gold Playing Cards by IDEA International. The premium playing cards aim to imitate actual gold in an effort to help users impress their friends.... MORE
Fire-Extinguishing Grenades
Fire-Extinguishing Grenades
The 'Satt 119 Eco' Throwable Fire Extinguisher Explodes to Kill Fires
Instead of spraying foam at a fire to extinguish it, you can now toss a Throwable Fire Extinguisher into it and walk away. The ‘Satt 119 Eco’ works like a reverse grenade to put out fires.... MORE
Yacht-Inspired Timepieces
Yacht-Inspired Timepieces
The Burel 'Class Yacht' Accentuates Any Seafaring Adventure
Sipping on champagne while lounging on your luxury yacht just isn’t the same without the proper watch so Burel created the ‘Class Yacht’ timepiece. The French watch brand created... MORE
Eerie Arboreal Teapots
Eerie Arboreal Teapots
The 'Trompe L'oeil' Teapots Simulate Living Trees Using Ceramic
The ‘Trompe L’oeil’ teapots by Eric Serritella simulate authentic weathered trees. Serritella’s teapots were created in an effort to raise awareness around environmental... MORE
Exact Circle-Drawing Rulers
Exact Circle-Drawing Rulers
The 'Compasses Ruler' Lets You Draw Precise Straight and Curved Lines
The ‘Compasses Ruler’ allows you to draw both perfectly straight lines and exquisite circles. Designers Hyejin-Lee and Youngkwang-Hyun from Hoseo University saw an opportunity to... MORE
Book-Simulating eReaders
Book-Simulating eReaders
The 'TwistBook' Dual eReader Completely Simulates a Paper Book
Traditional eReaders don’t feel like real books at all so designer Fabrice Dubuy created the ‘TwistBook’ dual eReader to simulate a paper book. Unlike traditional books, eReaders... MORE
Luxe Playground Ships
Luxe Playground Ships
The Avalon 'Deco Funship' Takes Fun to the High Seas
The Deco Funship by Avalon fuses playgrounds and boats into an amazing joy-inspiring ship. Avalon’s ship incorporates elements of a playground with luxury entertainment technology in an effort... MORE
Adventure-Proof Java Grinders
Adventure-Proof Java Grinders
The JavaGrind Coffee Grinder Makes Perfect Coffee in the Wild
Getting that perfect cup of coffee in the morning may be difficult in the morning so GSI Outdoors created the JavaGrind coffee grinder. The miniature grinder lets you crank out freshly ground beans... MORE
First Aid Sticky Notes
First Aid Sticky Notes
The Chachap 'Band Memo' Gives Your Notes a Quirky Flair
The Chachap ‘Band Memo’ is a sticky note that lets caring notebook owners heal their notes. Each quirky memo smoothly attaches on paper to let you annotate your notes with a first aid... MORE
Swift Intricate Apple Peelers
Swift Intricate Apple Peelers
The 'Xtraordinary Apple Peeler' Strips Your Apples in Seconds
Peeling apples by hand can be a pain but the Xtraordinary Apple Peeler can help you with that. In just seconds, the mechanical peeler rips the skin off of your apple with terrifying speed. The... MORE

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Electronic Concert Venues
Electronic Concert Venues
The 'EVNTLIVE' Platform Hosts Live Concerts in Real-Time
Getting to live concerts can be a hassle, so a team of entrepreneurs founded an electronic concert service called ‘EVNTLIVE.’ Instead of going to a live performance, ‘EVNTLIVE’... MORE
Minimalist Utilitarian Teapots
Minimalist Utilitarian Teapots
This Aluminum Teapot Meshes Futuristic Design with Functionality
The ‘Quattro’ aluminum teapot by designer Snezana Jeremic brings futuristic design to mellow caffeinated drinks. Quattro combines a sleek shell with amazing functionality to make your... MORE
Disabled-Only Message Boards
Disabled-Only Message Boards
The ‘Ability List’ Connects the Disabled to Resources and
With the goal of helping the disabled get connected to resources, Andrew Horn founded ‘Ability List.’ The online platform was developed to mimic the function of Craigslist in order to help the... MORE
Clairvoyant Shopping Apps
Clairvoyant Shopping Apps
The 'Wish' App Knows What You Want Before You Do
The ‘Wish’ App automatically generates a feed of items tailored to your preferences. Wish analyzes your tastes and previous choices in order to accurately predict what you like. After... MORE
Abandoned Architecture Photography
Abandoned Architecture Photography
The ‘Abandoned America’ Series Captures Desolate Sp
A project called ‘Abandoned America’ by photographer Matthew Christopher captures desolate places across the United States. Christopher’s photos document abandoned spaces and their decaying... MORE
Path-Illuminating Footwear
Path-Illuminating Footwear
The 'Smart Concept Sole' Has Built-in Headlights to Brighten Your Path
The Vibram ‘Smart Concept Sole’ illuminates your path as you run using built-in headlights. The high-tech soles include a lighting system that gives runners a complete view of the area... MORE
Crowdfunded Loan Platforms
Crowdfunded Loan Platforms
The 'hellomerci' Platform Helps You Get a Loan While Avoiding the Bank
Taking inspiration from sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the ‘hellomerci’ platform is using crowdfunding to help you get a loan. The online platform aims to help you circumvent... MORE
Loaded English Dialect Maps
Loaded English Dialect Maps
Rick Aschmann's North American English Map Debunks Accent Myths
This interactive English dialect map of North America aims to debunk accent myths in Canada and the United States. The extremely detailed map sections off parts of North America according to what... MORE
Dapper Off-Balance Stools
Dapper Off-Balance Stools
The 'Neutral Posture ONGO Stool' Keeps You Active While Sitting
In an effort to help you improve your general health, the ‘Neutral Posture ONGO Stool’ forces you to stay active while sitting. Since sitting for prolonged periods of time can result in... MORE
Social 3D Photo Apps
Social 3D Photo Apps
The 'Tadaa 3D' App Lets Users Take and Share 3D Pictures
If you’re tired of the 2D photos on Instagram, Tadaa 3D is for you. The mobile social network allows users to take and share 3D photos. Users can take 3D pictures using their smartphones and... MORE
Depressed Retro Device Ads
Depressed Retro Device Ads
McDonald's 'Loose Change' Menu Promotion Has Change-Eating Machines Sad
In a campaign for McDonald’s ‘Loose Change’ menu, lonely change-eating machines are seen depressed over their new-found isolation. Each print ad displays a different machine... MORE
Sun-Harnessing Cups
Sun-Harnessing Cups
The 'Solar Glass' Absorbs the Sun to Keep Your Drink Warm
Harnessing the power of the sun, the ‘Solar Glass’ absorbs solar energy to keep drinks at your preferred temperature.  The glass is coated with a thin heat-absorbing material on the... MORE
Upcycled Play Boxes
Upcycled Play Boxes
The Toy Box Campaign Transforms Packaging into Playthings
A campaign by Ecuadorian ad agency Maruri Grey called Toy Box was built to help the environment through packaging design. Built for appliance manufacturer Mabe, the campaign redesigned boxes to help... MORE
Standing Position Chairs
Standing Position Chairs
The 'Standing Task Chair' Supports You at Your Standing Desk
Leveraging the popularity of the standing desk, the Standing Task Chair provides you with support while standing. The chair was developed to provide the benefits of standing while giving back some... MORE