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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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This Baymax lamp will make sure you are satisfied with your care at night

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 27 March 2015

What better way to cure a child’s fear of the dark than by giving him his own superhero robot? Inspired by the lovable protagonist of the Disney film ‘Big Hero 6’, the Baymax LED Lamp is the bedside companion perfect for both kids and adults.

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A children’s chair that looks like it’s floating away with your kid

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 27 March 2015

This is Disney’s ‘UP’ minus everything except the armchair. The ‘Balloon Chair’ is the latest creation to come from Japanese designer Satoshi Itasaka, wherein he creates a simple but effective illusion out of a child’s chair.

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Rechargeable LED corks renew old glass bottles as romantic ambient lamps

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 26 March 2015

One man’s trash is another man’s romantic table lamp. The ‘Bottle Light’ is an innovative device that gives used bottles new beginnings as ambient lamps. Shaped like a tapered cork, it comes with a rechargeable LED light that once twisted, will shine bright within any container – whether it be a wine bottle or beaker. Use it on colored bottles to illuminate your room in a mix of mood-setting hues.

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Miniature boxes for individual pizza slices keep your hands clean while eating

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 26 March 2015

Grease in your mouth, not on your hands. Maryland Institute College of Arts student Yinan Wang might have just changed the pie game forever with her project ‘Toss’, a packaging design that features miniature pizza boxes for individual slices.

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Whoever sits on this chair gets celebrated with party poppers

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Wednesday 25 March 2015

In the 1999 film Never Been Kissed, Josie Grossie was never invited to prom and is always the one left alone sitting on chairs at parties. But Mathery Studio wanted the party to come to Josie, so a party chair was created and named in her honour.

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Don’t know what to cook for dinner? Grab some shaped plates to inspire you

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design, New Food and Packaging on Monday 23 March 2015

If you’re like me and draw a blank as to what to cook for dinner, you might want to invest in some plates. In particular Kahla Daily Menu Plates by 5.5 Design Studios.

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Lorem Ipsum no more! Herp Derpsum instead

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Monday 23 March 2015

Lorem ipsum is filler text you’ll see on websites that aren’t quite completed. Herp derpsum is stupid filler text that does the exact same thing, except it makes you laugh.

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Parents can now become instant playgrounds for their kids with this funny vest

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 23 March 2015

Why bother bringing your kids to the playground when you can BE the playground? Created at the Tama Art University in Japan by graduating senior Atsushi Shiraishi, the ‘AthleTitti’ is a vest which has crisscrossing ropes that parents put on, letting their child climb them like a human jungle gym.

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A fire pit that looks like the witch-king of Angmar from Lord of the Rings

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Saturday 21 March 2015

It might not be a ring, but it’ll still make you go: ‘My preciousssss’. UK-based Alex Dodson of ‘Burned By Design’, has come up with a fire pit that looks like the head of the Witch-King of Angmar in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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We bet you can win at least one game of ping pong playing at this round table

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Saturday 21 March 2015

Why play ping pong on an ordinary table when you can play a few games at once on this round table created by Lee Wen?

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Wooden cutting boards that are full of movie sass and sarcasm

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Saturday 21 March 2015

Making dinner can be a real drag if you’re not equipped with the right tools. And one of those tools has got to be a good quality cutting board. But not just any cutting board – a Cutting Boredom cutting board.

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Google engineer builds himself a real-life speeder bike off an old Star Wars toy

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 19 March 2015

Boston-based Google hardware engineer Adam Woodworth has come up with possibly the closest thing we have to a real-life Star Wars speeder bike: a modified quadcopter that looks like it. Interplanetary races at the park, anyone? Using a 12-inch speeder bike replica that was released back in the ‘90s, Woodworth was able to integrate four seven-inch rotors, giving the Star Wars toy the ability to fly (no word yet on the blasters.)

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Horsey: A clever frame add-on that makes your bike look like a horse

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 19 March 2015

The pony you’ve always wanted. Back in 2010 for the Seoul Cycle Design Competition, designer Eungi Kim came up with a novel concept that turns your bike into a horse. Called ‘Horsey’, the whimsical accessory/ornament is made out of a wooden material that you can easily attach to your bike, making your ride stand out from the rest!

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Rubik’s Snake-inspired LED lamp can transform into different types of lamps

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 18 March 2015

It’s just like the toy, but with cool lights attached! The ‘5+5’ lamp is an LED light that can transform into other types of lamps, thanks to its Rubik’s Snake-inspired orientation. The brainchild of Maria and Ivan Zverev of Oikums Design in St. Petersburg, Russia, the lamp has segments you can manipulate to turn it into a wall lamp, desk lamp, or ceiling fixture.

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The only vehicle you need in your life right now is the chesterfield car

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 13 March 2015

You’ve enjoyed relaxing on a Chesterfield sofa for years, but you’ve probably never thought of relaxing on a Chesterfield in a car. Let’s go one step further. You’ve never thought of relaxing in a Chesterfield car!

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