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Sherpa Skate Shoes
Sherpa Skate Shoes
Vans Sk8 Mid Fur Help Boarders Keep Warm In Cold Weather
Available at a Vans retailer near you in the near future is the Sk8 Mid Fur. As part of the Fall/Winter 2009 Collection Vans Surf collection, these kicks have the fuzziness of sherpa boots mixed with the… MORE
Cartoony Mag Covers
Cartoony Mag Covers
GQ Italy Celebrates Tenth Anniversary with Ten Covers
To celebrate their tenth anniversary GQ Italy went splashy this October. After working with ten different graphic designers they created ten different magazine covers to celebrate their milestone. The… MORE
Roof Top PreFabs
Roof Top PreFabs
EcoMobi: Modular Housing System Alleviates Urban Density
Created as an entry for the Prefab 20*20 competition the EcoMobi: Modular Housing System came out on top. The EcoMobi: Modular Housing System was built as a home solution for 2 adults that was freestanding… MORE
Skate Ramp Buildings
Skate Ramp Buildings
The New Bouwkunde is Built for Academia
After seeing Adam Wojtalik’s proposal for the Delft University of Technology’s Faculty of Architecture, I had to wonder if he is or was a skater. When I first saw the pictures I thought that I was looking… MORE
Beer-Branded Skate Decks
Beer-Branded Skate Decks
Steam Whistle's Stellar ‘Design a Deck' Competition
Steam Whistle Brewery has been a long time supporter of the underground art scene in Toronto, Canada. Last weekend, they held a show at a hipster gallery called ‘The Baitshop’ to show off some of the… MORE
Giant Wall Portraits
Giant Wall Portraits
Ministry of Design Incorporates Enormous Company Founder Picture in Remodel
Singaporean designers put a new spin on the old ‘picture of the boss in the office’ when they splashed a drawing of the ad agency founder, Leo Burnett, across the walls and floor. This project by Ministry… MORE
Homey Cancer Sanctuaries
Homey Cancer Sanctuaries
Maggie's Centre Helps People Cope in Award-Winning Building
Maggie’s Centre, a cancer care centre in London, has won the RIBA Stirling Prize for the best building designed by a British architect. Designed by architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Maggie’s… MORE
Shape-Shifting Vases
Shape-Shifting Vases
FlexVaas by Vij5 Embodies Customizable Design
This FeexVaas by Vij5 comes with three interchangeable tops to accomodate any length of flower. A smart and beautiful design, this past Saturday the FlexVaas won the category of Best Consumer Product at… MORE
Caramel Typography
Caramel Typography
Karamel by Marta Mastalkova is Good Enough to Eat
The Karamel Sans CE typeface is created by pouring liquid caramel onto glass. Karamel Sans CE Typography by Marta MaÅ¡tálková is available in time for the holiday season and they are also handy for… MORE
Native American Skate Shoes
Native American Skate Shoes
Vans SK8-Hi Fringe Pack Mashes Moccasin with Sneakers
Vans has taken their sneakers to a whole other level with these SK8- Hi Fringe shoes. Mixing together the look of Native American moccasins with their Sk8-Hi silhouette, the shoes solve the dilemma that… MORE
Hyper-Detailed Watches
Hyper-Detailed Watches
Bovet Sportster Saguaro Tourbillon Watch has Distinct Visual Look
Sleek simple design has been in fashion for quite a while now, but this Bovet Sportster Saguaro Tourbillon Watch is elaborately detailed by design. Alongside the design details, the Bovet Sportster Saguaro… MORE
Jazz Legend Tees
Jazz Legend Tees
Supreme Clothing and John Coltrane Foundation Team Up
These t-shirts that honor jazz legend John Coltrane are available on October 22. For this collection Supreme Clothing has teamed up with the John Coltrane foundation to create these pieces. Coltrane’s… MORE
Sheepish Shoes
Sheepish Shoes
Rhythm Footwear Baguette Boots can Conquer Cold in Style
This season Rhythm footwear launched a new version of their Baguette boots which have updates like a sheepskin lining, a trio of velco straps and a suede upper. The results of the Baguette boots are… MORE
Invisible People Ads
Invisible People Ads
Whiz Models are Unidentifiable
As a part of the third portion of their Fall/ Winter release, Japanese brand Whiz released these ads with the models' faces ominously missing. The result is kind of creepy, but it really shows off the… MORE
Department Store Gold Bouillon
Department Store Gold Bouillon
Harrods Aurous Product Offering is Luxe But Lucrative
If you live in the UK and have money to invest in gold, bouillon bars are now available as close as the local Harrods. This move comes as part of a collaboration with Produits Artistiques Metaux Precieux… MORE
Colored Skeletal Artwork
Colored Skeletal Artwork
Takashi Murakami's New Work Shows his Dark Side
Takashi Murakami is typically known for his manga-esque, cutesy art pieces. At his new exhibition at the Gagosian gallery in New York titled, “Picture of Fate: I Am But A Fisherman Who Angles in the Darkness… MORE
Anthropological Lookbooks
Anthropological Lookbooks
Shake Appeal Fall/Winter 2009 is Inspired by 'The Origin of Species'
When Shake Appeal set out to create their Fall/ Winter 2009 lookbook they found inspiration in the work of Charles Darwin's groundbreaking book “The Origin of Species.” While the clothing is brilliant… MORE
Eco-Friendly Toy Homes
Eco-Friendly Toy Homes
Solar Powered Bamboo Dollhouse Pleases Children and Saves Planet
The Solar Powered Bamboo Dollhouse is a bit extreme, but it is very cute and practical. Not only is it made out of bamboo, but the Solar Powered Dollhouse also uses solar-powered LEDs to illuminate its… MORE
DIY Timepieces
DIY Timepieces
The Ice Tube Clock Kit is Made for Tinkerers
There are some folks who enjoy a challenge, while others need to know how things work. To satiate these curious people, we present the Ice Tube Clock Kit. Available for $70, this clock features a Russian… MORE
Life-Saving Robots
Life-Saving Robots
Robocue Comes to the Rescue Where Humans Hesitate to Go
There are a lot of situations where it is extremely dangerous for one person to help another. The threat is often too high in earthquake wreckage and bad car accidents. Now to assist humans in peril comes… MORE
Planet-Saving Toilet Gizmos
Planet-Saving Toilet Gizmos
The Brondell Perfect Flush Preserves Water and Money
A spinoff of the whole eco issue has been a concern over the conservation of water. Toilet water falls into this category, with people going to icky lengths to save water. The Brondell Perfect Flush… MORE
Urban Upcycled Lamps
Urban Upcycled Lamps
Super Guppy Street Light Takes Upcycling to a New Place
Upcycling is usually done with everyday house hold objects that everyone has lying around, but the Super Guppy Street light takes this fad to an interesting new place--construction. Created out of a… MORE
Luminous Kitchen Gadgets
Luminous Kitchen Gadgets
Cheese Grater Light Puts Unused Apparatus to Work
If you are looking for an affordable, eclectic lighting fixture, this Cheese Grater Light could be a win. It would probably be a great night light, since it would disperse the direct light on the wall.… MORE
Musical Lazy Susans
Musical Lazy Susans
Deni 4100 Musical Cake Tray Helps Amateur Hosts
While at first glance this may seem like a regular cake platter, this handy serving dish is more than it appears. The Deni 4100 Musical Cake Tray helps to slice cakes into perfect pieces, and even plays… MORE
Chocolate Bling
Chocolate Bling
De Grisogono Uses Brown Gold Jewelry for Branding
Fine jewelry has a limited market, especially in uncertain economic times. In order to compete, and gain valuable clientele, jewelers have to find new ways to promote their craft. Hence brown gold jewelry.… MORE
"Affordable" High Art Decor
"Affordable" High Art Decor
Damien Hirst Large Spot Clock by Other Criteria
Other Criteria is bringing high art to the masses with the Damien Hirst Large Spot Clock. Hirst is an art world heavyweight whose work is usually priced well out of reach of the typical consumer. Other… MORE
Ecotastic Vegan Bags
Ecotastic Vegan Bags
Matt & Nat's Covetable Carry-Alls Made From Plastic Bottles
Times have changed for eco-conscious fashionistas searching for the perfect line of vegan bags. Designer duo Matt & Nat have released a line of vegan bags made from recycled plastic water bottles. All… MORE
Swank Beehive Lighting
Swank Beehive Lighting
Jessica Kay Bodner Chandeliers are Inspired by Nature
Bodner Chandeliers are more like sculptures than simple lighting fixtures. Jessica Kay Bodner, the proprietor, is an award winning artist from Ventura, California, whose work often references nature. The… MORE
Campy Spring Clothing
Campy Spring Clothing
Billionaire Boys Club Space Beach and Ice Cream Collections
This latest installment from the Billionaire Boys Club continues their Space Beach and Ice Cream collections. Both themes are stylish and well thought out. The pieces in the Ice Cream collection have… MORE
T-Shirt Stereotypes
T-Shirt Stereotypes
Hellz T-Shirts for Gentlemen, Philosophers, Perverts and Rebels
Hellz T-shirts for Fall 2009 feature “The Gentleman, The Philosopher, The Pervert, and the Rebel.” There are a few problems with this: gentlemen don’t wear t-shirts, philosophers don’t believe in showing… MORE
Custom-Cut Timepieces
Custom-Cut Timepieces
The Piotr Stolarski Log Clock is Designer DIY
As part of Tent London 2009, Warsaw-based Polish designer Piotr Stolarski displayed these wooden planks with multiple timepieces embedded in each of them. The Piotr Stolarski Log Clock is customizable;… MORE
Fringetastic Lighting
Fringetastic Lighting
Wreath Project by Agnieszka Lasota Plays on Polish Tradition
In Poland, when a home is complete, a wreath is hung on the roof to let the world know. Agnieszka Lasota’s wreath project plays on this tradition, since it is meant to be used when a user has finished… MORE
Stingray Jewelry
Stingray Jewelry
Exquisite Galuchat Baubles from de Grisogono
While these jewelry pieces are already stunning pieces of art, accessory connoisseurs will salivate to learn that they are made from veridian galuchat (stingray/shark) leather. Crafted by de Grisogono… MORE
Superhero Anatomy Enhancers
Superhero Anatomy Enhancers
The Power Loader Exoskeleton Lets Users Lift 220 Pounds
For those who always wanted the strength of the Hulk, this may be your lucky day because of the Power Loader Exoskeleton. A Japanese company called Activeink (which is a Panasonic subsidiary) has created… MORE
Precision Tea Pots
Precision Tea Pots
Bugatti Vera Kettle Makes the Perfect Cup on Demand
Some folks are religious about their tea and take great care in crafting the perfect cup. For folks who will only accept the best, the Bugatti Tea Kettle is arguably the best tea kettle on the market.… MORE
Educational Time-Tellers
Educational Time-Tellers
Talking Teaching Alarm Clock Helps Little Ones Learn
Retailing for under $50 is this Talking Teaching Alarm Clock that will help your tyke learn to read a clock in no time. While the clock does come with the typical functions of a working alarm, 10-minute… MORE

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BBQed Shoes
BBQed Shoes
Adidas Window Display Suggests Eating Old Soles for Dinner
This window display at the Adidas store on Queen Street in Toronto is fun; it suggests that shoes be eaten as BBQ food. This display shows that Adidas kicks on the BBQ, in a cooler and on plates. It’s… MORE
Credit Crunch Caffeine Promos
Credit Crunch Caffeine Promos
Tim Hortons Gives Out Free Iced Coffee in Canada
Today Tim Hortons is giving away small Ice Coffee between 12-5 in Canada. This Canadian coffee giant is the next in a list of companies giving away freebies during this economic downturn. As the recession… MORE
Baller Models
Baller Models
Kobe Bryant Models Expensive Duds for L'Uomo Vogue
Typically magazines look to models, actors, or celebrities to model duds in their chic editorials; in a twist of the norm, star basketball player Kobe Bryant was featured on the cover and in a three-page… MORE
Planet-Saving Toilet Gizmos
Planet-Saving Toilet Gizmos
The Brondell Perfect Flush Preserves Water and Money
A spinoff of the whole eco issue has been a concern over the conservation of water. Toilet water falls into this category, with people going to icky lengths to save water. The Brondell Perfect Flush… MORE
Mash Pop Surrealism
Mash Pop Surrealism
Vladimir Kato's Funky Artworks Mix Horror, Humor and Hip
Brought to us by pop surrealist artist Vladimir Kato, these images are a kitschy mix of horror, humor, black art and 80’s funk. Kato's genre mash-ups are generating a lot of attention. They premiered… MORE
Convertable Containers
Convertable Containers
Jack Bresnahan's Biodegradable Plastic Lids Make Disposable Cans Perm
These sensible, biodegradable, plastic lids created by Jack Bresnahan convert cans into household containers. Sometimes in life, a person sees something so sensible that they can’t help but wonder why… MORE
Ridiculous Real Estate Photos - Rojkind Arquitectos' Creations are Beautiful
Ridiculous Real Estate Photos - Rojkind Arquitectos' Creations are Beautiful
Designed for inner Mongolia, China, is this house based on traditional cave dwellings. Created by Rojkind Arquitectos, the residence is submerged in the ground, copying a Mexican practice. The basic logic… MORE
90s Rap Resurrections
90s Rap Resurrections
Death Row Records is Rising from the Dead for Video Games
Death Row Records has come back from the dead. The infamous record label, started by Dr. Dre and Suge Knight in the 90s, will resume operations thanks to EverGreen and WIDEawake, an entertainment company… MORE
Cheap Classic Rock Revivals
Cheap Classic Rock Revivals
Aerosmith Hints New CD Will be a Wal-Mart Exclusive
During an interview with EW’s Music Mix, Aerosmith’s lead guitarist Joe Perry discussed the latest album the band has been working on. In the interview, Perry accidentally let it slip that the album… MORE
Collectible Graffiti Cans
Collectible Graffiti Cans
Upper Playground and Montana Colors Produce Limited Edition Spray Cans
Now this is an interesting idea, spray paint cans covered in graffiti! This collaboration between Upper Playground and Montana Colors features work by four of the top graffiti artists in the field. Cans… MORE
Animal Envy Art
Animal Envy Art
Sixeart's Exhibition Poses Impossible Question
Openning last week was this exhibition by Sixeart in Sao Paulo’s ROJO artspace. Titled “Sueñan Las Gallinas Con Ser Humanas,” or “The Hens Dream About Being Human,” the show featured many vividly painted… MORE
Scatterbrain Helper Stickers
Scatterbrain Helper Stickers
Hu2 and Dezeen's 'Life Help' Decals For the Absent-Minded
Vinyl sticker designer Hu2 Design is collaborating with online magazine Dezeen to give away these helpful stickers. Created for those folks out there who need a bit of help holding their life together… MORE
Bowties and Denim
Bowties and Denim
10 Different Neckwear Looks for Menswear in Spring 2010
Spring 2010 appears to be the season that neckties come roaring back into fashion for men. For many years, the suiting piece has been out of style, and only donned by bankers and men in very formal work… MORE
Campy Chains for Men
Campy Chains for Men
The Neck is in With These Spring 2010 Necklace Options
Spring 2010 menswear will be seeing a lot of necklaces, apparently. The jewelry item was on several of the top runways for Spring 2010. While men mostly wore longer necklaces, short ones weren't completely… MORE