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Furniture Fragrances
Furniture Fragrances
Artek and Comme des Garcons 'Standard' is a Unisex Scent
Here’s a quirky little collaboration for your viewing pleasure. Japanese fashion house Comme des Garçons has teamed up with Finnish furniture designer Artek to create a unisex scent called ‘Standard.’… MORE
Building Frame Furniture
Building Frame Furniture
The Philippe Malouin Gridlock Collection was Inspired by Bare Architectur
This interesting furniture arrangement is part of the Philippe Malouin Gridlock collection that was showcased at “The Dock” in London. It was inspired by architectural cross-braces. The Philippe Malouin… MORE
Papercraft Lamps
Papercraft Lamps
Cloud Walk Chandelier is a Beautiful Arts and Crafts Piece of Decor
Designer Jordy Fu unleashed his beautiful papercraft creation at the London Design Festival 2009. This awe-inspiring piece is called the Cloud Walk Chandelier and is composed of 25 different and smaller… MORE
Color Printer Pens
Color Printer Pens
Braun Markerfool Marker is an Innovative Inkjet Wonder
There is always a time throughout an artistic endeavour when you’re missing a much-needed colour. The Braun Markerfool Marker pen is the tool for you! The Braun Markerfool Marker pen is a device that… MORE
Shifting Tectonic Dinner Plates
Shifting Tectonic Dinner Plates
Middle Seat Plate is an Earthquake of Convenient Dining
At least once in your life you’ve been plagued with the middle seat at a restaurant. It always ends up being two uneven tables that makes eating a hassle and sometimes messy. The Middle Seat Plate is the… MORE
Picture-Framed Flowers
Picture-Framed Flowers
Polaroid Flower Vase Brings Back Iconic Photo Design
With digital photography being as common as celebrity nude photo leaks, the Polaroid was lost somewhere among the dinosaur bones and Roswell alien. Designer Jung Hwa Jin has decided to make an attempt… MORE
Fire Extinguisher Phones
Fire Extinguisher Phones
Play Pranks and Make Calls on This Cheeky Safety Device
I would hope that there are other fire safety tools in the house, especially when you own this fake fire extinguisher phone. The cheeky little device is exactly what it sounds like: a phone that looks… MORE
Overstocked Motorcycles
Overstocked Motorcycles
Already 2,294cc, 2010 Triumph Rocket 3 Gets 15% More Torque
For a motorcycle it always seems that the best is never enough to satisfy the hardcore gearhead. The 2010 Triumph Rocket 3 is slated as a thee-cylinder 2,294cc beast of a motorbike, but apparently that… MORE
Puzzle Pocket Knives
Puzzle Pocket Knives
Waiter's Friend is the Perfect Combination for All of Your Drinking Needs
Pocket knives always come with a billion different useless items that even if you knew how to use them, you still wouldn’t have anything to use them on. The Waiter’s Friend, however, is the perfect little… MORE
Phonograph Speakers
Phonograph Speakers
The Awesome Retro Little Horn Speakers Come Back From the Past
These UBER-retro speakers look like they came right out of the days of the first phonographs. They definitely have an added flair that makes them awesome modern speakers that are perfect for any sound… MORE
Halloween Shirt Equalizers
Halloween Shirt Equalizers
LED Sound-Activated Pumpkin T-Shirt is Musically Fun
If you want to get a rise out of your friends, I think the LED sound-activated pumpkin shirt is right for you. The LED sound-activated pumpkin t-shirt is powered by a battery pack that displays a multi-coloured… MORE
Evolving Motion Sensor Games
Evolving Motion Sensor Games
Release Date Set For Sony PS3 Motion Controller
In the epic battle of motion-sensor gaming, Sony has finally stepped up to the plate. With the Wii having continued success and Xbox’s Project Natal getting more attention then Megan Fox, it’s about time… MORE
In-Store Online Shopping
In-Store Online Shopping
Intel Point-of-Sale Kiosk Skips Sales Personnel But Not Fitting Rooms
Online shopping is an almighty gift to the consumer as far as speed and convenience is concerned. With the Intel Point-of-Sale Kiosk that experience just became pretty much foolproof. The Intel Point-of-Sale… MORE
Spikey Supercars
Spikey Supercars
BMW Lovos Concept is Sharp in Both Image and Texture
At first glance I didn’t really have an explanation for the BMW Lovos concept design by Anne Forschner. Simply put, the car is covered in plates that individually raise to perform different tasks. Okay,… MORE
Sleek Slow Cookers
Sleek Slow Cookers
Electrolux Cocoon Prepares Chicken and Fish With Focus on Human Needs
With the growing desire to save food Electrolux Cocoon is a perfect kitchen appliance to reduce waste and satisfy hunger. The Eectrolux Cocoon is a creatively designed device (somewhere between a pot… MORE
Kiddie Jedi Costumes
Kiddie Jedi Costumes
Let Your Child Command the Dark Side With the Darth Vader Halloween Get-Up
A child these days (especially these babies) wouldn’t have the slightest idea what ‘Star Wars’ is, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t fun to dress them up in the iconic costumes in order to satisfy our own… MORE
Hot Wheel Auctions
Hot Wheel Auctions
1965 Dodge Deora Goes Up for Auction
The 1965 Dodge Deora can take it's place in fame as one of the original Hot Wheels cars of our time. What’s even better is that this iconic car, based on the Dodge A100, has been revived and will go up… MORE
Rusty Club Refurbishing
Rusty Club Refurbishing
Bar Guru Bar Gets a Bronze Revival by KLab Architecture
A local bar in a rundown area of Athens, Greece has been given a second life from the creative team at KLab Architecture. The project, Bar Guru Bar, involved covering an existing building with large rusted… MORE
Light Sensor Pool Tables
Light Sensor Pool Tables
The Obscura CueLight Brightens Up Billiard Ball Fun
This pool table is by far one of the coolest technological gizmos I’ve ever seen. It is called the Obscura CueLight and it is a whopping $200,000 worth of amazing design and tech. The revolutionary Obscura… MORE
Witty Overweight Illustrations
Witty Overweight Illustrations
Fatso Grafix ‘Illustrations' Shows Cheeky Twist on Chub
‘Illustrations’ by Fatso Grafix is a very interesting collection that could possibly be a play on the artist group's name, or just a cheeky view into different chubby characters. The portfolio simply… MORE
Chromed-Out Concept Supercars
Chromed-Out Concept Supercars
Bugatti Galibier 16C Pushes Luxury Cars the Shiny Limits
Whether it eventually turns out to be a bust or not, whenever Bugatti offers us something to look at, we can't help but stare. This new Bugatti Galibier 16C concept is a beautiful (projected 7-digit cost)… MORE
Mathematic Tables
Mathematic Tables
‘Square Root' from Josh Tuminella Unites Math and Decor
We’ve all been through the standard elementary school math that, for some, was torturous. It’s always interesting to see a design that takes a common symbol and uses it for creativity. Square Root is… MORE
Super Speed Cameras
Super Speed Cameras
Weisscam HS-2 High Speed Camera Blows the Doors Off of Video Capture
Never before has the world of video cameras seen capture capabilities like the new Weisscam HS-2 high speed camera. The bulky video recorder, after years of development, has the ability to capture 2000… MORE
Skyrocketing Robots
Skyrocketing Robots
Sandia National Laboratories Creates Hopping Robots For Outer Space Situations
Outer space is a very unpredictable journey for both humans and robots. While humans can think their way out of sticky situations, robots haven’t been so lucky. Now, Sandia National Laboratories has created… MORE
Handshaking Holograms
Handshaking Holograms
Group of Japanese Scientists Creates Touch-Sensitive Human Projections
A team of Japanese scientists have taken a revolutionary step in 3D technology. Using only ultrasonic waves and a Nintendo Wii controller, the team from Toyko University has created touch-sensitive human… MORE
Chopping Iconic Supercars
Chopping Iconic Supercars
The Lamborghini Reventon Convertible Top Turns Heads
The iconic image of a Lamborghini already turns heads in directions that the neck won’t turn, but now it’s on an entirely new level as the Lamborghini Reventon has been extra sexified with a convertible… MORE
DIY Submarine Dens
DIY Submarine Dens
Ship Builder Dean Johnstone Creates Subaquatic Home Theatre Theme
A home theatre is one thing, but an entire room built for that theatre is an unmatchable element. This amazing DIY project puts us into the underbelly of the sea with an amazing submarine den. The awesome… MORE
Massive Chess Sets
Massive Chess Sets
Spanish Designer Jaime Hayon Creates 'The Tournament' Board Game
This is the kind of artistic creation that I never thought I’d see outside of Harry Potter. The massive chess set is called ‘The Tournament’ and it was designed by Spanish designer Jaime Hayon. The Tournament… MORE
DIY Computer Cases
DIY Computer Cases
Mission-Style PC Case Reduces Clutter and Beautifes Your Desktop Tower
Sometimes the giant tower of your desktop computer can create an eyesore for the entire area. The Mission-style PC case from Jeffrey Stephenson is the perfect DIY project to create an extra piece of haute… MORE
Firefly Lamps
Firefly Lamps
Random Orbit from Christopher Moulder is a Play on Lovely Wildlife Lights
The Random Orbit lamp designed by Christopher Moulder is a creative and chic twist on home decor and wildlife. If you’ve ever seen a collection of fireflies whipping through the night sky then this lamp… MORE
Life-Sized Piranha Plants
Life-Sized Piranha Plants
Kalapusa Builds Acrylic Version of Iconic Mario Video Game Fixture
The piranha plants from the Mario video games were one of the most frustrating parts of the entire game (I know you know what I’m talking about). They were easy to get around but sometimes managed to clip… MORE
Robotic Bike Buddies
Robotic Bike Buddies
Never Ride Alone With Joules, the Tandem Bike Partner
Riding your bike alone can be relaxing, but it’s never as much fun as having a friend with you. This robotic bike buddy is named Joules. Joules is a very mechanically sound creation that allows you to… MORE
Conductive Phone Chargers
Conductive Phone Chargers
Duracell myGrid Operates When Occupied by Phones Only
With the help of some enhanced modern technology and the power of Duracell, phone charging is as simple as putting your phone down. The Duracell myGrid is a conductive pad that easily charges phones only… MORE
Cult Film Cakes
Cult Film Cakes
Relive the 'Star Wars' Phenomenon With the Han Solo Carbonite Cake
We all held our breath when Hans Solo ran into the life-threatening predicament of being frozen in the slab of carbonite. With this wonderful culinary creation you don’t have to fear that moment; simply… MORE
iPhone Beds
iPhone Beds
Let Your Baby Charge & Relax in Style With the iHammock
The whole smartphone phase has put this huge weight on the importance of business as it pertains to these devices. I think people need to relax, and in turn, let their phones relax. Cue the iHammock. The… MORE
Meat Museum
Meat Museum
Brad Coram Collects Canned Animals as Tasty Travel Souvenirs
Of all the possible collectible items one can find while traveling the world, Brad Coram chose to stock pile a particular shelf (more like a closet) with different types of canned meat. The meat museum… MORE

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Creative Lighting Controllers
Creative Lighting Controllers
The Eraser Light Calms the Storm of LED Brightness
The difficulty that has risen surrounding beautiful LED lights is the appropriate and convenient way to dim them. This Eraser Light designed by Steffen Kehrle and Julia Landsiedi is a solution to that… MORE
Petite Pooches
Petite Pooches
Scooter, the World's Smallest Dog, Stands at 8cm Tall
This is Scooter. Scooter is a Maltese Terrier and is just 6 months old; however, he stopped growing at the age of 2 months. Scooter stands at an astounding 8cm and stretches (if you’ll call it that) to… MORE
Tiny Computer Triplets
Tiny Computer Triplets
HP Launches Three New Mini Netbooks
Triplets are a blessing (some would say). This statement remains true. HP and its three new Mini editions are a lovely addition to the netbook family. The first one ($330) is the HP Mini 110 XP Edition… MORE
Illuminated Drumsticks
Illuminated Drumsticks
TAC Sheds Some Light on the Magical World of Drumming
Drumming is definitely an exciting activity (both real drumming and air drumming). Actually, smashing anything against another object is so much fun. These illuminated drumsticks add a beautiful element… MORE
Motorcycles for Tots
Motorcycles for Tots
BMW's Baby Racer 2 Gives Children the Need for Speed
Many adult activities transcend generations, and apparently BMW thinks driving should be included. The BMW Baby Racer 2 is a low speed mini-bike for children ages 1-3. The Baby Racer 2 uses low-noise… MORE
One-Handed Dining
One-Handed Dining
Mantara Dish Holds Entire Meal on Five Fingers
The Mantara dish is the perfect fit for the hand talkers or the appetizer fiends. The dish, designed by Gabriel Contino, is an all-in-one dining set built for social convenience. The Mantara is an assortment… MORE
Homemade Hives
Homemade Hives
Adam Weaver's Bikube Saves Bees One Step at a Time
As much as I want a pet shark, I’m not going to provide it with a place to live the way Adam Weaver’s Bikube (BEE-CUBE) does for bees. The Bikube is a manmade beehive designed to tackle the Colony Collapse… MORE
Quirky Media Players
Quirky Media Players
10 Innovative MP3 Player Concepts That Boggle the Mind
Since we’re pretty much stuck with the standard image of an iPod in our brains, it’s often hard to think of an MP3 player being any other way. These brilliant innovations for new MP3 players break down… MORE
Statement Greeting Desks
Statement Greeting Desks
‘Hello Buttons' is a Cheery Way to Start Any Work Day
Now, not every workplace begins the day with miserable employees. Even if they did, the “Hello Buttons” project could probably put a half-decent smile on their face. This arts and crafts arrangement of… MORE
Mini-Supercars
Mini-Supercars
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 Belongs in a Class All Its Own
As much as the rest of the motor world has never (and doesn’t want to) classify the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution as a supercar, say hello to the Evolution X FQ-400. Mitsubishi has unveiled the special… MORE
Slim Gaming Systems
Slim Gaming Systems
Rumored Playstation 3 Design Photos Leaked
Anyone with the current Playstation 3 system knows that it could be slimmer. (Fire up the rumor mill!) Photos of a rumored new design have been leaked across the internet. The grainy photos of the design… MORE
Adorable Eco-Buggies
Adorable Eco-Buggies
The Brusa Spyder is a Lean, Green Mini Machine
Wow, can we get any more green? Not only is the BRUSA Spyder an electric car, the prototype itself is painted green. BRUSA, a Swiss company that specializes in building components for electric vehicles,… MORE
Video Game Physicians
Video Game Physicians
XBox 360 Chip Can Provide Sufficient Power for Heart Simulations
Instead of hooking up to a network of computers in order to run simulations to predict cardiac arrhythmias, a research at the University of Warwick has simply used an XBox 360 chip to provide his machinery… MORE
Customizable Video Streaming
Customizable Video Streaming
The R 2 2 Media Player Takes Away the Hassle of the Computers
This device is a step in the right direction as far as video streaming and downloading is concerned. First off, files are not always compatible upon downloading. The R 2 2 Media Player autmatically converts… MORE