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  • May 20, 2015
    This is the flag for planet Earth as proposed by Beckmans College of Design graduate Oskar Pernefeldt. Oskar used the five basic principles of good flag design (apparently there are five basic principles of good flag design) to come up with the proposal. I dunno, it looks lik... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2015
    This is the Pokemon Collage Duvet cover available from RageOn. They are printed to order and available in twin, queen and king sizes for $125, $150 and $200, respectively. Allegedly all 721 current Pokemon are included. Did I count them all? No. Did I count half of them? ... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2015
    These are a bunch of broken bone x-rays that have been repurposed as a lampshade. Presumably by a mad scientist or an evil doctor. Are those even human body parts? That one on the right looks like an animal paw. What kind of experiments was this mad scientist performing? A... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2015
    This is the $850 MacBook Air inspired toilet seat made and sold by design firm Pinkhouse. The cover is laser-cut from 12-guage steel and can be powder-coated to your color preference. For reference, $850 is just about $830 too much to pay for a toilet seat. If all toilet sea... / Continue →
  • March 20, 2015
    This is the Not Now dinner table created by Michael Beitz. It features 28-feet of wood with a giant curving knot in the middle. Because of the knot, you can't actually see the person sitting at the other side of the table, making it the perfect dinner table for couples who ca... / Continue →
  • March 13, 2015
    Because who hasn't dreamed of their kitchen smelling fishy all the time, this is the kitchen counter (complete with sink and stovetop) with a saltwater aquarium beneath, designed and built by Dutch designer Robert Kolenik. The entire counter raises with the push of a button fo... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2015
    The architectural firm of Kinslow, Keith & Todd have designed a tornado shaped tower for downtown Tulsa they hope will one day house a severe weather laboratory and research center, as well as an Oklahoma weather museum. I can't wait for that field trip! You think the tower w... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2015
    This is the Swirl faucet design concept from Simin Qiu. It uses two turbines to pour water in a two-layer swirling lattice. Because the water doesn't fall in a solid stream, it's supposed to save water consumption by up to 15%. Of course, the extra water you spend just sitti... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2015
    This is a set of cardboard pop up furniture created by artists Liddy Scheffknecht and Armin B. Wagner. It's made of a giant piece of cardboard measuring 94 x 275 x 200 cm, meaning it's portable but only sort of. There's also no way it'll actually support any weight, but it's ni... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2015
    This is the Hippopotamus Chair (plus BONUS rhino beetle, toad and whale tail ones) designed and built by Maximo Riera (previously: his octopus chair). I would love to have that in my apartment. Mostly because I don't have any chairs right now and have to sit on the floor. Wh... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2015
    Remember the table with swings for seats designed by Duffy London? Well now they're selling bars with swings for seats, in both round and rectangular shapes, starting at $37,500, which is approximately $37,465 outside of my rumpus room budget. Besides, I feel like drinking an... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2015
    These are the Sushi Towels created by designer Jenny Pokryvailo (of Loch Ness Monster soup ladle fame) for Ototo, who better hurry up and produce them before I steal the idea and start selling them myself. When rolled properly, they look like different styles of sushi rolls. ... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2015
    This is a headband from Japanese designer Campanella that makes it look like a cat is riding/humping the back of your head. Obviously, it will be this spring's must-have fashion accessory. This summer's must-have fashion accessory will be jewelry that looks like realistic can... / Continue →
  • February 3, 2015
    This is a series of octopus tentacle chandeliers crafted by artist Adam Wallacavage. You may recall these previous versions from 2013. I want one. But I want it to look as lifelike as possible. And I want the tentacles to wiggle. Actually, if we could just flood my dining ... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2014
    This is the Stained Glass Driverless Sleeper Car of the Future designed and built by British artist Dominic Wilcox. It has a bed inside, is covered with an egg-shaped stained glass exterior, and is Dominic's idea of what cars might look like in 2059. Cool design, but I couldn... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2014
    This is Cloud, an interactive lamp and speaker designed by Richard Clarkson. It looks like a cloud and lights up to music or nearby movement. It doesn't actually rain though, which is a shame because that would be a great way to tell guests it's time for them to leave. This ... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2014
    This is a series of conceptual superhero 'serum' cologne bottles rendered by Charlotte, North Carolina based digital design firm Animink. Which one would you wear? I would wear Hulk's Rage, because that's what I like to do. I am a RAGER. You know the guy screaming at the co... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2014
    This is a video of game designer Dan "OtherDan" Emmons' analysis of the level design of Super Mario Bros World 1-1 and how perfect it is. WELL WHY DON'T YOU MARRY IT, DAN? I apologize, that was not very mature of me. I'm an adult, and I should act like one. But not if that ... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2014
    This is a knife block that looks like an X-wing fighter (£70, ~$120). It comes with and holds five different knives (cook's, bread, carving, utility and paring). What's your favorite kind of knife? Mine is a ninja sword. "That is not a knife." And my penis isn't a laser gun... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2014
    Note: Official website for Bananaproducts HERE. These are a couple caution wet floor cones that look like banana peels. Pretty cute right? I bet if I sat on one naked I could slide down to at least the start of the text. What's the first thing that comes to mind when you th... / Continue →