Swings attached to a bar make for the perfect grownups’ playground

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Saturday 28 February 2015

The Swing Bar brings any adult’s inner child out by combining two really fun things to do: swinging and drinking. Designed by Duffy London, the bar features 15 hanging chairs, all suspended from the frame.

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Artist creates a hippopotamus chair that’s as big as the real thing

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

It goes without saying that you shouldn’t sit on a hippopotamus – they are one of the most dangerous animals on earth. But if you feel like you really need to relax on one, here’s a safer alternative: The Hippopotamus Chair by Maximo Riera.

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This cool beehive tap automatically collects honey without disturbing the bees

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

This is the Flow Hive, a revolutionary invention that promises to change the way we collect honey forever. Invented by Australian father and son beekeepers Stuart and Cedar Anderson, it replaces the traditional process of honey extraction by allowing users to simply turn a tap and watch the honey come out.

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This cool dad built his daughter a bed out of used Volkswagen parts

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Tuesday 17 February 2015

When Redditor ‘inexplorata’ decided it was time to get his daughter a new bed, he didn’t just get her a crib, he got her a car too. Sort of. Stumbling upon free Volkswagen parts on Craigslist, he decided to combine the pieces with a bunk bed he bought on the same site.

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This drone ambulance concept can save more lives by flying above traffic

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Saturday 14 February 2015

If you can’t drive through traffic, why not just fly over it? That’s what this drone ambulance concept envisions as it aims to improve emergency response times and save more lives in the process.

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Sweetcorn pillow truly redefines the meaning of ‘comfort food’

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

No really, we won’t judge you if you drool while sleeping – with a pillow like this, it’s hard not to! The ‘Sweet Corn Pillow’ by designer Weng Jie is a one-of-a-kind design that takes the meaning of ‘comfort food’ quite literally.

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Cool bike concept lets you go cycling and skiing at the same time

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 9 February 2015

If a pair of skis and a bike had a child together, it would probably be the ‘Sno Bike’. Created by Venn Industrial Design Consultancy, the concept bike features enhancements that let it flourish in winter environments.

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Sporty egg molds turn your eggs into golf, tennis, or soccer balls

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Tuesday 3 February 2015

Now you have a legitimate reason to play with your food! These sporty egg molds designed by Avichai Tadmor will turn your eggs into golf, tennis, or soccer balls. Using them is simple: boil an egg, remove the hard-boiled egg from its shell and put it in the mold, submerge the mold in cold water.

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Condoms disguised as pizza boxes combine all your guilty pleasures in one package

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 29 January 2015

In an episode of F.R.I.E.N.D.S., Joey had a famous dilemma about giving up either food or sex. Worry no more, Joey, you can have both. Sort of. Russian designer Marina Malygina has come up with a packaging design that puts both guilty pleasures in one package for your package (Get it? Get it?) The concept involves disguising a box of condoms into a miniature box of pizza.

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Canada’s new passport looks like a party when you put it under UV light

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 26 January 2015

That’s a mighty beautiful passport to whip out at a rave, eh? Released back in mid-2013, the new Canadian passport might look ordinary at first glance, but once you place it under a UV light, its pages suddenly turn into a party of colors and hidden images!

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This Loch Ness Monster ladle will cause a stir every time you make soup

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Saturday 24 January 2015

Finally, we have confirmed sighting of the Loch Ness Monster… in your soup! This is the adorable ‘Nessie’ ladle, it’s designed to look like the mythical creature from Scotland. This one, however, is a lot more useful in kitchen duties.

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Stray bullet chairs are the next big thing to conquer the art world

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Friday 23 January 2015

There’s something about a quirky chair design that just captures my attention, so here is my next eye-catcher: the Stray Bullet Chair. Designed by Design da Gema, these chairs (and matching side tables) are more than just mindless pieces.

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A discarded Boeing wingtip is repurposed into a beautiful, futuristic desk

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 23 January 2015

If having a 747’s jet engine for a desk doesn’t suit your style, maybe you’d like to try its wing instead? French design studio ‘Les Ateliers Flown’ took a discarded 737-800 model wingtip and repurposed it into a sexy, futuristic desk.

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A toy maker made this awesome ‘Star Wars’ X-Wing Starfighter rocker

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 21 January 2015

This baby’s gonna grow up to do great things, like destroying Death Stars. Auckland-based craftsman Steve of ‘Steves Wooden Toys’ made a rocker inspired by the X-Wing Starfighter from Star Wars. It’s made out of solid wood and even comes with a removable R2D2 at the back. It’s the perfect toy for the little Lukes […]

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Fun products that are unexpectedly versatile: The Kangaroo Light is a light pad that lights up the bottom of your purse and also acts as a night light and a placemat

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 20 January 2015

You can’t find your car keys. Your baby needs a light on to sleep. You need something to rest your dinner plate on. There’s one item that fits the bill for all three tasks: The Kangaroo Light. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, this cleverly-designed light has gone into production and brought convenience to thousands.

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