What’s the best cure for PMS? A blood sacrifice Ice cream! Texas-based designer Parker Jones has come up with an ice cream packaging concept that perfectly captures how a woman feels when it’s that time of the month.
California-based glass artists Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma collaborate to make vases that capture the power and intensity of something you wouldn’t expect a vase can even hold: the ocean.
You can finally improve the taste of your meals with a simple (though weird) gadget: the Olfactic Dog Nose. This wearable nose is from British food creator Charlie Harry Francis and is meant to be soaked in water 10 minutes before you eat.
New York-based artist Chloe Wise has created a line of luxury goods that will get even men interested: designer bags that look like delicious pastries.
What happens when a designer gets bored in the office? Something super. San Francisco-based designer Ben Brucker redecorated his creative agency’s drab office walls with murals of superheroes, armed with just a $300 budget and Post-It notes.
California-based artist Merry Coor creates beads that look like heavenly bodies as a way to commemorate the deceased and help comfort the grief of their loved ones left behind.
How do you make roads safer at night for cyclists? Volvo has come up with a cool solution: glow-in-the-dark paint. The company, in collaboration with ad agency Grey London and startup Albedo100, is promoting ‘LifePaint’, a safety spray that’s invisible during the day, but shines at night when hit by the glare of headlights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)