These gruesome band-aids will make your wounds look worse than they already are

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 5 March 2015

Never be ashamed of your ulcer with maggot infestation or chemical burn ever again. ‘Boo-boos’ is a collection of adhesive bandages that make your wounds appear worse than they really are – perfect if you want to show your squeamish mother that you’re absolutely fine.

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Designers create chairs that look like a swimming pool ladder

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Your cramped apartment might not be big enough to have a pool, but you can have the next best thing: the ladder. Called the ‘Pool Chair’, this clever piece of furniture has arms and legs that look just like the ladders you find in swimming pools.

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Father and son team creates gorgeous turntables from the cross-section of trees

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Seattle-based Silvan Audio Workshop have created something that will make hipsters go nuts: a beautiful turntable made from the cross-section of a tree trunk.

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Tiny Shetland pony couldn’t see over his stable door, so these kids designed a periscope for him

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

Meet Pedro the Shetland Pony; he’s a resident at the Ebony Horse Club in Brixton, London, and he previously had a problem petite folks can relate to: he couldn’t see over his stable door.

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The Woodsman Axe table deserves a place in every guy’s mancave

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 2 March 2015

Created by design firm Duffy London, the ‘Woodsman Axe Table’ combines form, function, and manliness by driving four hickory axes into the table’s corners, effectively turning the tools into legs. Perfect for lumberjack business meetings.

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Etsy store turns Star Wars’ Millennium Falcon toys into fully-functional guitars

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 2 March 2015

It looks like Han and Chewie pimped the Millennium Falcon with some brand new audio equipment. UK-based Doni Latchford repurposes old Star Wars toys – specifically 1979 to 2004 models of the Millennium Falcon – and turns them into fully-functional guitars.

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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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