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  • August 27, 2015
    This is the giant wooden cabinet carved by Latvian artist Janis Straupe and his team to resemble a giant scarab beetle. I want it. I want it to store all my magic potion ingredients in. It seems appropriate. Just imagine those shelves lines with jars of lizard tails and owl... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2015
    These are the plastic coffee cup lids created by South Korean industrial designer Jang WooSeok. They have a 3-D nose and lips on them so you can make out with your coffee and practice your technique. Go for the French kiss right away and you'll burn your tongue. You have to ... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2015
    This is a house in Vietnam designed by architecture firm 07Beach with a separate set of stairs made especially for small dogs so they don't have to tackle the regular sized stairs. Some people really care about their pets. Other people walk their dogs and pretend to be textin... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2015
    Note: This article was originally published in 2009 but since the internet is like a roller coaster it's going back around again with its hands in the air, screaming. Elisabeth Beucher's Green Warrior Shower Curtain was designed to help control your water consumption by slow... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2015
    Remember that Loch Ness Monster ladle? Well now Nessie's mom has joined the party as a strainer. I am going to eat so much soup I only have to sit down to go to the bathroom twice a month! You can buy the strainer alone for $19, or as a set with the lil Nessie ladle for $34... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2015
    These are the superhero bookends and floating bookshelves available from Israeli design studio Atori Design. They cost $25 apiece and make it look like Superman some generic caped superhero is saving your books from falling. Pretty clever. Me? I don't use any bookends becau... / Continue →
  • July 1, 2015
    This is The Dress Of The Phoenix. I don't really have any more information than that except it looks cool and also looks long enough to comfortably wear without underwear. Unless it actually catches fire, then you're gonna wish you were wearing underwear. Right now I wish I ... / Continue →
  • 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 →