Boutique Bottle Design
Turning The Key
Artist Turns Old Keys And Coins Into Recycled Art
Unusual Bike Racks
Festival of Light
Analog Memory Desk
If you’re a scribbler, then this desk has your name on it. MCAD student Kirsten Camara is obsessed with how we remember the past, so she created a table that has a kilometer of blank paper to record everything you need.
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Cartoon Carry On
Fun piece of product design, cartoons that make really good bags.
Weapon of Mass Instruction
Wan Munirah tells us how Argentinian artist Raul Lemesoff modified a 1979 Ford Falcon to create a military tank “armed” with 900 free books in place of the usual artillery.
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Fresh Packaging 2015
You really can see Homer and Marge here. I wonder if you hear ‘Doh’ when you uncork it.
Book inspired Jewellery
People have tried this before, but no one has managed to create such beauty in the flow.
Simin Qiu, a design student in London, has come up with a luxurious-looking faucet that will save water by turning it into a beautiful, elegant, swirling spiral. Qiu’s design works by sending the water through a double turbine, which spirals as water moves through it, creating an elaborate and beautiful lattice of water streams. The turbine also limits the flow of water by 15%, meaning that you waste less when using it! 3 different nozzles let users choose which water-saving design they’d rather use.
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Dragon Door Keeper
There are some simpler ones than the one below.
Realistic Animal Chairs
Maximo Riera, the creator behind the amazing Animal Chairs collection, has come up with a new piece for his easily recognizable collection – the Hippopotamus Chair.
Check out some of his others. Like my favourite the Octopus chair.
3D Printed Lampshade
A couple of Jake Dyson lighting products that combine esthetics and useful functionality.
The creation of the Motorlight was born from the frustration that there was no flexibility in angle adjustment of uplighters. Previously, the only option for consumers was to buy a spotlight or a floodlight light bulb. Jake’s design gives flexibility and the function to select angles of light anywhere between those extremes.
And the Csyss task light.
Turn Graveyards Into Forests
A little morbid, but with good intention. Eco burial pods by Capsula Mundi.
Adventure Time Boots
Adventure Time is one of my favourite cartoon that my kids watch. Dr Martins tap into its popularity by featuring some of the characters.
The Rebel Bass Guitar
One for Star Wars fans, custom-made Millennium Falcon guitars.
Carboard Ping Pong Anyone?
Self Assembly table tennis table called Tennino.
Previous successes was their football table called Kartoni.
Not Just Sliding Doors
A countryside sliding glass house designed by dRMM
Origami masks and tessellations by Joel Cooper.
Have a Break
The Fortitude Bear
To launch the Sky Atlantic series ‘Fortitude’, promoters let an animatronic polar bear loose in London.
Easter’s Here Already
So is some interesting packaging.
Chug Boat Sauna
CV With a Bribe
Designer turns a friend’s résumé into a wine label and helps get her a job at a wine company.
Real Flower Jewellry
ModernFlowerChild creates beautiful and unique Resin Jewellry made with Real Dried Flowers, Grasses, Foliage and other Organic Materials.
Book Cover That Judges You
This book of Ads has a cover that judges you back, and depending on their expression opens only for some readers.
A Pencil of Parmesan
Best Pez Dispenser Ever
Let There be Light
Soviet bootleg records pressed on Xrays.
DJ QBert’s Album cover
Print goes digital with this interactive mixing album cover.
Stunning Flower Vases
Made entirely out of pressed flowers. Not good with water but who cares. It’s beautiful.
The Seat of Good Advertising
The Postit Piggy Bank
Taiwanese design studio Chiandchi has created a Memo Bank that combines a sticky note pad with a storage container for coins.