We’ve seen our fair share of kites, but this is really something. Made in collaboration with Balinese artisans, Haptic Lab’s 26” x 28” bamboo and nylon sailing ship kites are handmade shizz that actually fly in strong wind, despite their anchor-dropping appearance.
Designer-educator Forrest Jessee takes a trans-disciplinary approach to his projects, which includes the Sleep Suit, a cool textile piece laser-cut from a single sheet. It’s designed to wrap around any shape so as to allow its inhabitant to curl up and sleep anywhere he likes without feeling smothered. The basic unit of the textile is […]
Made of hand blown pyrex glass, the Meld wine glass is inspired by two forms: the glass and the human hand. The result is a merged curiosity of a drinkware which fits onto the palm ergonomically, almost like a fitted glove. We cannot approve enough.
Forget 3D printers. An innovation by Korean electronics giant Samsung, the Origami is a printer that comes as flat corrugated cardboard panels which you can fold into 3D existence as a printing machine, with the help of some strategic folds. Printer engine included separately.
Wow, this is amazing. Think of taxidermy, and you’ll probably think of wall-mounted deer heads and what-not. Well, how about sea monster tentacles for a change? To be precise, faux taxidermied 24″ octopus arms crafted from sturdy urethane that extend 181/2″ from the wall? Thanks to California-based Etsy seller ArtAkimbo, you can now get a […]
Richard Mille is famous for producing watches that are as bling as they are detailed driven. Seeing their delicate gearwheels so thoughtfully and aesthetically arranged and layered on top of each other, all while staying well integrated to the overall design, is impressive and a joy to observe in motion as well. One can definitely […]
Kinograph is an open source project that makes film digitization affordable and scaleable. Using components available on the internet, a few 3D printed parts, and a consumer level camera, the machine digitizes 35mm, 16mm or 8mm film at high definition resolutions with sound. The project is based on the philosophy that cultural memory should not […]
Uppercup is the world’s finest reusable coffee cup. Designed, developed and manufactured in Melbourne, the Uppercup was created by hospitality veteran James McKay to enhance our favourite daily ritual. Inspired by the notion that good design, creating products with real integrity, has the power to change our lives, it is simply stunning.
Remember those books you loved as a child that let you choose your own ending? Well now, Chooseco has brought that idea into the digital age with Choose ‘Toons, an interactive cartoon app that allows children to create their own personalized animated adventure. With the help of Kickstarter, Chooseco hopes to raise $130,000 to fund […]
You know those digital picture frames that display a slideshow of your favorite photos? Well this takes that same concept and actually makes it cool. HOLHO is a hologram generator for your smartphone or tablet that uses a reflective pyramid shape to project incredible 3D images. Available in 5 different styles, HOLHO projects an ever-growing […]
We’re all about clean and functional design. So when we heard about The Dollar Wallet, we couldn’t help but fall in love with the concept. Kyle J. Britt is the brains behind The Dollar Wallet, and after noticing that the majority of wallets on the market are either bulky, expensive, or a combination of the […]
As a graphic artist, I always appreciate a creator in a totally different field. I came across Kevin Wilkins’ handmade custom knives, and even though I’m not a knife collector and I don’t know much about the whole scene, the pure beauty of his creation really caught my eyes. I have always thought a knife […]
This blows our minds: a team from the Koike Laboratory at the University of Electro-Communications have developed a prototype for a projection system that uses milky, soapy bath water as the surface for an interactive touchscreen interface. The liquid screen works by detection of fingers and hands via Kinect (yes, that Kinect). It looks crazy.
California-based Peach Industries purports to sell ‘stylish provisions for the modern pet’, but it carries just one thing in its store: loungers for cats. What can we say? It must be that good. Sustainably forested VOC-free birch plywood is what the frame is made of, while the covers are 100% cotton and machine-washable.
What? AtelierBlink’s Octopus Chair is a curious beast with four pairs of bleached denim jeans sewn together. You can open up all eight arms as a beanbag to lounge on, or pretend to be strangled by fastening yourself within.