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Seen the wicked graphic design for Logos that float in midair? Or the interior design of some of the Beautiful Libraries of the world? No? After seeing Back To The Future, have you always dreamed of climbing into a new and cool DeLorean design and speeding through time? Well, if you have, you now can. Through words and images at least. Dream on, our designer friends.

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If Tim Burton’s Batmobile were made into a badass motorbike

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 26 June 2015

We’ve found Batman, and apparently, he’s in Poland. Game Over Cycles, a shop that specializes in customizing motorbikes, has built a trike inspired by the Batmobile from the Tim Burton films ‘Batman’ and ‘Batman Returns’.

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Helmets that look like heads are bound to turn heads on the road

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 24 June 2015

Dubai-based designer Jyo John Mullor has come up with conceptual helmets that don’t look like helmets, but instead, they’re made to look like your scalp!

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TypoSpective, the minimalist typographic experiment created using a single phone keypad

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By sherif samy in New Design on Tuesday 23 June 2015

This project called TypoSpective is a collection of daily-used words designed in minimalistic and expressive forms. It gives words a space to perform and to interact with the audience, while avoiding visual distractions and complications.

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In Tasmania, designer transforms the cracks in logs into whimsical lamps

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 18 June 2015

For his series of functional sculptures called ‘Cracked Log Lamp’, Tasmania-based designer Duncan Meerding creates – as the name says – log lamps fashioned out of the naturally-occurring cracks in the wood.

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3D printers create the most beautiful faucets we’ve ever seen

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Tuesday 16 June 2015

Using 3D printing technology, American Standard has created a collection of elegant faucets that seem to defy the laws of physics.

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Rethink the picnic with the Technopicnic backpack, complete with a solar panel

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Saturday 13 June 2015

You’re not off the grid yet but you want to live as simply as possible, and what’s more simple than a picnic? Madrid-based architecture and design studio AtelierTERATOMA researched the history of picnics and have given the traditional setup a 21st century transformation.

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Grab a hamburger lamp to decorate the room… and keep you up all night

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 12 June 2015

Who doesn’t love a burger? They’re big, they’re juicy, and they taste delicious. But a burger in the shape of a lamp? You’d think it’d look just as delicious, but you’re wrong. You’re so wrong.

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This water bottle syncs to your phone and glows to remind you to stay hydrated

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Wednesday 10 June 2015

If you think drinking water is a chore, you might want to pledge to a Kickstarter that’s revolutionizing the water bottle industry.

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Vintage scarves are turned into summer caps with this cool Kickstarter campaign

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 9 June 2015

Back in 2014, a new type of headwear was created by a team obsessed with vintage scarves… and upcycling. The result? ValorisationLab. At ValorisationLab, you won’t see anything quite like the hat you end up owning. Because every hat in this collection is one-of-a-kind, made from a vintage scarf.

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An electric knife that slices bread and toasts it at the same time

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 9 June 2015

Last year we introduced you to Colin Furze’s epic fart machine which was supposed to reach the French shores to show the French just who’s boss (or something like that). And now he’s back with a rather unique invention – an electric knife that toasts your breads while it’s cutting.

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Guys with beards can now swim faster by wearing this beard cap

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 8 June 2015

In a recent study conducted by Virgin Trains, it showed that bearded swimmers had slower lap times compared to their less hairy counterparts. The solution to this problem? The Beard Cap.

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Check out this 3D projector that brings the movie within an arm’s length

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 5 June 2015

You can watch a movie at home and sort of get a rush from those car chases and cliffhanger moments. Or, you could bring the movie into your home via a 3D projector. Yep, Star Wars technology has finally come knocking and we’re about as excited for this as you are.

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Seinfeld’s George Costanza as different pop culture icons

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Thursday 4 June 2015

If you’re not a George Costanza fan, you might need to re-evaluate your entire life. Because he is the hero of our hearts. So it comes as no surprise that another Costanza fan took it upon himself to create George Costanza as pop culture icons and turn them into t-shirts.

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Now tattoo artists can practice their skills on synthetic skin with The SkinBook

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 29 May 2015

Tattoo Art Magazine has recently come up with a book that’ll save us all a lot of heartache – The SkinBook. It’s a small notebook filled with synthetic skin that tattoo artists can practice their skills on.

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This tiny camera works by picking up gestures made just by your fingertips!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 29 May 2015

A camera called Lowdi‘ is a project by London-based design student Forrest Radford. The brief for this project was to design a product that combined the digital with the physical. It needed to have a small, user-friendly device which centred around enhancing the user’s life, too. 

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