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.
This is great: a glass that suspends our disbelief of gravity. Made from hand-blown glass, the Revolution Wine and Water Glass combines two glasses into one. Depending on which side you flip it, its contents appear to float at different levels as you fill the glass from either end. Either way, it will confound your […]
Contemporary Thai artist Rirkrit Tiravanija came up with this design for the best beach towel we’ve even seen. The words on the 70”x60” cotton towel should warn people to bugger off while you bask in the sun all right. Winning.
You know us, we have a certain fondness for kitschy accessories that hint at, well, a spot of harmless murder. Explains why we dig this double-digit butcher knife ring by Brazilian jewelry designer Raul Souza so much.
This is by far the lightest keyboard we’ve ever encountered. The Laser Virtual Keyboard is a functional full-size QWERTY keyboard that can be projected onto any flat surface via a modestly small device. It can also be used with any bluetooth-enabled device (no USB connections there, duh), such as tablets and smartphones. Versatile.
Artist Dylan Kendall has a colorful past which includes gatecrashing classes at Parsons School of Design as a teenager, being a fugitive from the Kenyan law for firing her houseboy and spending a decade in public service to lead arts-based initiatives for the homeless and foster care youth. She also makes these whimsical ceramic tableware […]
Colorado-based furniture designer David Rasmussen recently turned his attention to making these really cool martini glasses that sport black walnut wood cups instead of the usual glass ones. It’s not just pretty but functional: using wood properly insulates the drink by keeping it cool for a longer time compared to glass. The stem gets a […]
Could this be the world’s most minimalistic sex toy ever? Hello Touch, the silicone fingerpad vibrators “optimized for both internal and external stimulation of all and any erogenous zones”, are the brainchild of San Francisco-based manufacturer Jimmyjane. It comes with a wristband dock and has decent battery life too, lasting up to 6 hours on […]
A series of chairs inspired by the forms of aquatic life created by designer Sam T. Smith. Made with plywood and canvas and held together with wing nuts, the simple aesthetic shows design where form inspires function, rather than follows it.