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

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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

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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

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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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Beautiful stainless steel bottles help the environment while keeping your style in check

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Wednesday 25 March 2015

Did you know you can look good while caring for the environment? 24Bottles is a fresh designer bottle company out of Italy keeping us hydrated and looking cool.

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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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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

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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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A coffee table that looks like it’s being propped up by a bunch of balloons

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 13 March 2015

Sorry to burst your bubble – or your balloon, rather – but this table isn’t what it seems to be. Called the UP Balloon Table, it features a glass surface seemingly suspended by colourful balloons. However, it’s just an illusion.

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Scrabble Light: hang messages on your wall with lights inspired by the famous board game

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 11 March 2015

UK-based gift company ‘Paladone’ has turned the popular board game Scrabble into a customisable light set that you can hang on your wall.

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A kitchen island that doubles as an aquarium is what dreams are made of

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 11 March 2015

Dutch designer Robert Kolenik has created an elegant kitchen fixture that brings the ocean into your home: a centre island with a giant aquarium for a base.

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Dinosaurs and animals are too adorable as colourful tissue holders

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Tuesday 10 March 2015

Auburn-based Etsy store ‘Sparkle Pony’ has a cute line of tissue dispensers that lets you pull out tissue from a whale, a rabbit, an elephant, and even a stegosaurus.

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Swirl: A futuristic faucet that turns water streams into complex patterns

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Tuesday 10 March 2015

You’ll look forward to washing the dishes once you get this elegant faucet installed. London Royal College of Art student Simin Qiu has designed a futuristic faucet that not only saves water, but turns it into art.

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