Feeling flighty but can’t fly? Stay at home with these airport tag pillows

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 3 February 2014

Inspired by the IATA codes — a three-letter code designating airports around the world — these cushiony pillow covers are reminiscent of these ubiquitous baggage tags attached to checked-in bags at airports and reminders that you should perhaps go on a vacay soon.

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Junk food plushies: Now you can go on a food fight and pillow fight at the same time

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Thursday 16 January 2014

Etsy seller Jennifer Schoolfield, who is behind the online shop Sew Crazy Creations, has handcrafted these cute meaty bone-in-ham and pork chop plushies from fleece and fiberfill stuffing. This really takes the notion of a heart attack to its fluffiest. We dig.

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Light you can actually hug

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Friday 12 July 2013

Some days, all we want to do after a nasty day is to cuddle up to something warm. Like light, you know? We aren’t going to touch the sun, but designer Diana Lin has that problem sorted out for us: her d°light Huggable pillow stays lit for up to four hours on four 2500 mah AA batteries — long enough to outlast your depression, hopefully.

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A butcher shop that sells fluffy meats

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Products on Saturday 1 September 2012

Berlin-based designer and vegetarian, Silvia Wald, is playing a cruel, yet genius joke on carnivores. She opened a ‘butcher shop’ full of tasty-looking meats in all shapes and sizes. The catch is: you can’t eat any of it. All of Wald’s meat products are made from textile materials. Her fluffy cold-cuts are sold as pillows, accessories, cushions, and other decor. These pillows would make for a great conversation piece on any meat-lover or vegetarian’s sofa.

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Giant pancake installation at Trifecta Gallery

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By Marty Walsh in New Events on Wednesday 6 July 2011

Glamorous 36″ photo-realistic pancakes stuffed with memory foam for even greater realism, join together the idea of form, function art and fashion. Make a fashionably delicious short stack for a coffee table, use as a time out meditation cushion, or a ‘tasteful’ pillow. This art installation is running at Trifecta Gallery until July 26.

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