Egg map helps you find your way while soothing your road rage

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 31 August 2015

Now you have a really good reason to NOT ask for directions. Hungarian designer Denes Sator has come up with a map that will ease your road rage while it helps you find your way around the city.

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Lids with lips will make you hot for your cup of coffee

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 27 August 2015

We know everyone loves their morning cup of coffee, but we didn’t think they’d go this far! Korean designer Jang Woo-Seok has come up with a cup lid that you kiss in order to drink.

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Lucky baby gets a Star Wars rocking horse for her first birthday

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Tuesday 18 August 2015

Someone give this kid’s father a ‘World’s Best Dad’ mug. Aussie dad and Instructables user ‘Tez Gelmir’ recently built his daughter a rocking horse that you could say, has its origins in a galaxy far, far away.

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Your dog would go nuts after seeing this rug that looks like meat

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 17 August 2015

Chinese architect Ma Yansong of ‘MAD architects’ has designed a collection of rugs that look like massive slabs of juicy steak, which your dog will either love because it’s food, or hate because you tricked him into thinking it’s actually edible.

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This Millennium Falcon tray is the best way to smuggle snacks at a party

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 10 August 2015

And it can do it in less than 12 par-snacks too! Texas-based craftsman Deric Peveto just made himself something that’s perfect for your Episode VII premiere party: a Millennium Falcon snack tray.

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Take a glimpse at the pimped out taxi cabs of Mumbai

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 4 August 2015

Taxi companies of the world, take note. Designer Sanket Avlani has created ‘Taxi Fabric‘, a Mumbai-based project that reupholsters taxi cab interiors with the work of emerging designers.

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Old skate decks upcycled into guitars is a beautiful thing

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 3 August 2015

Instead of throwing away broken skateboard decks, 22-year-old Nick Pourfard has found a way to bring them back to life, albeit in a different form as a musical instrument.

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Interview with Aussie visual artist and graphic designer Nikki Flux

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Wednesday 29 July 2015

To say Nikki Flux has ‘made it’ is an understatement. This Aussie visual artist and graphic designer recently won the MIMCO Design Project with her State of Flux bag concept.

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Food as cute bookmarks will make you hungry for literature

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Tuesday 28 July 2015

Here’s a slice of pizza that won’t leave stains on the pages of your book. Francesca of ‘Inspirational Gecko’ creates felt bookmarks that look like tiny food slices.

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Tough new money clip protects your cash AND keeps your eyes happy

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By Patrick Effeney in New Products on Tuesday 28 July 2015

The wallet of the future. Okay, that might be going a bit far, but this new bit of kit from Sydney designers Dosh, called the Dosh Alloy, certainly ticks a lot of boxes for those who like to keep money safe and not have a massive bulge in your pocket (if you know what I mean!).

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These lamps look more like see-through boxes full of milk

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 24 July 2015

Kazakhstan-based designer Nissa Kinjalina has created a clever lamp that doubles as an illusion reminiscent of 2D drawings.

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Clever shower curtain will stab you if you take too long

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 24 July 2015

How to make sure your roommate doesn’t take too long in the shower? You have them stabbed, but in a gentle manner, of course. Six years ago, London-based artist Elisabeth Buecher created a clever contraption that kicks you out of the shower using plastic spikes.

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Put rainbows in your home with this Nyan Cat paint roller

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 23 July 2015

In celebration of same-sex marriage legalization all over the US, hobbyist Antzy Carmasaic decided that it wasn’t enough to turn his Facebook profile picture into a rainbow – he had to include everything else as well!

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Japanese blacksmith creates knives that look more like adorable whales

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Saturday 18 July 2015

You’re going to have a whale of a time sharpening pencils and cutting stuff when you have these knives. Japanese blacksmith Toru Yamashita has created a collection of knives that look like different species of whale.

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BarkMan: The Batman suit that’s made out of tree bark

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 16 July 2015

I suppose now you can call him, The Bark Knight. French artist Christophe Guinet, aka ‘Mr. Plant’, has given Bruce Wayne’s iconic Batsuit an organic twist by making it out of tree bark.

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