• 3-in-1 Stanley Vacuum Coffee System Turns Into A Pot For Boiling Water And A French Press For Making Coffee

    3-in-1 Stanley Vacuum Coffee System Turns Into A Pot For Boiling Water And A French Press For Making Coffee

    A thermos is essential if you want to keep coffee hot when camping, yet it’s all but useless if you don’t have a way to boil water or make coffee.  That’s why the Stanley Vacuum Coffee System integrates both functions within its normal-looking thermos body. When all closed up, it looks like a regular vacuum flask – the kind where you keep the boiled water in the kitchen back home.  Except, the thing is actually designed to disassemble into three [...]

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  • This Greedy Pig Turns Cups, Mugs, And Cans Into Instant Piggy Banks

    This Greedy Pig Turns Cups, Mugs, And Cans Into Instant Piggy Banks

    The piggy banks of yesteryear were very inefficient.  Any time you needed the hoarde you’ve stashed inside the piggy, you had to break the darn thing.  What a waste of a perfectly cute ceramic pig.  This Greedy Pig offers a reusable alternative, turning mugs, glasses, and even empty cans into functional piggy banks that you don’t have to destroy in order to withdraw a few coins. Made by Suck UK, you don’t exactly end up with an actual pig-looking coin [...]

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  • CorkNet Pot Holder Doubles As A Table Tennis Net. Wait, What?

    CorkNet Pot Holder Doubles As A Table Tennis Net. Wait, What?

    CorkNet is a pot holder designed for use in the dining table.  Lay it down, put your hot cookware straight off the stove on top, and all is well with the world.  Except, it’s also designed to turn the dining table into a ping pong table, allowing you to play a game of table tennis with the kids after dinner is over.   Whoever loses takes out the trash. Sized like a regulation table tennis net, all you have to do [...]

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  • This Cleverly Designed Murphy Sofa Float Is A Bed, A Wall And A Shelf Also

    This Cleverly Designed Murphy Sofa Float Is A Bed, A Wall And A Shelf Also

    Want to maximize your tiny studio’s seating capacity, while still having a comfortable place to lay your head at night?  This MurphySofa Float could do the trick, giving you couch space to sit a bunch of guests and a fold down wall bed that you can equip when it’s time to retire. When folded down, the bed uses the main sofa as a platform and an integrated floating shelf as legs for the bottom end.   As a result, the bed [...]

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  • Every Poolside Deserves A Private Lounge As Beautiful As The iPad Controlled CocoOne

    Every Poolside Deserves A Private Lounge As Beautiful As The iPad Controlled CocoOne

    Your tranquility pod is awesome and all, but now that you’re married, you find yourself looking for something you can bring the wife on when shutting yourself out from the rest of the world.  As it turns out, that’s not a problem with the CocoOne. Described as a “first-class cocooning lounge,” it’s a dome-shaped pod that you can lock yourself and the lady in.  Why?  So you can hide away from the rest of the world.  Or just take a [...]

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  • Kickball Ice Cream Maker Makes You Burn Calories Before Enjoying A Bowl

    Kickball Ice Cream Maker Makes You Burn Calories Before Enjoying A Bowl

    Ice cream is good, but the number of calories it packs is frighteningly high.  Simply put, you will need to burn the lot of those calories unless you want to permanently pack on the pounds.  This Kickball Ice Cream Maker makes sure you do just that. Just like a regular kickball, you can kick it around the park or the front yard, working up a sweat and burning some of those fat stores in the process.  Unlike them, the ball [...]

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  • Fold Pot Is A Flower Pot That Can Grow Along With Your Plants

    Fold Pot Is A Flower Pot That Can Grow Along With Your Plants

    Unless you want the hassle of transferring plants into a different pot as they grow bigger, you plant them early on in a pot that anticipates their future size.  Of course, it looks awkward as heck when you’ve got that tiny thing growing in a gigantic pot.  Won’t be the case with the Fold Pot, which starts out small but grows larger to accommodate your plant’s growth. Designed by Emanuele Pizzolorusso, it’s plant pot that folds at the top like [...]

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  • Garage Full?  Set Up A Yardstash III For Instant Outdoor Storage

    Garage Full? Set Up A Yardstash III For Instant Outdoor Storage

    It’s amazing how much stuff we manage to fit in the garage.  Sure, the car and bikes are meant to go there.  But we also throw in all the lawn equipment, gardening supplies, seasonal decorations, handyman toolbox, beach toys, and a whole lot more.  Truth be told, it isn’t likely to take long before the seemingly-infinite capacity of the garage reaches its limit.  When that happens, you can either shell out big money to build an extra shed in the [...]

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  • Forget The Lights, These Sexy Switches From Buster + Punch Will Turn You On

    Forget The Lights, These Sexy Switches From Buster + Punch Will Turn You On

    Light switches are the last thing most people ever expect to be complimented on when it comes to their homes.  But that’s exactly what’s likely to happen when you trade in your traditional home switches for these Buster + Punch Electricity series of switches and dimmers. Looking more like controls on a luxury sound system or expensive mixing gear, these electrical switches really step up the ante for the erstwhile all-too-common home staple.  While these will obviously look perfect inside [...]

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  • Pod Power Redesigns The Extension Cord For Easier Outlet Sharing

    Pod Power Redesigns The Extension Cord For Easier Outlet Sharing

    Extension power strips are fine enough as they are.  But sometimes, don’t you wish you can use just a single one to plug in multiple items in different locations around the room?  That’s exactly the idea behind Pod Power, an extension power cord with three outlets distributed along its length. Produced by Quirky, the extension cord makes it easy to distribute outlets under shared desks, conference rooms, and other places around offices and homes.  No need to use multiple power [...]

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  • ButterUp: Is This The Best Butter Knife Redesign Ever?

    ButterUp: Is This The Best Butter Knife Redesign Ever?

    A self-heating butter knife is great, since it will melt the butter all on its own, making it easy to spread on your slice of bread every morning.  If using power to lather your breakfast in butter sounds overkill, however, you might want to turn your attention to the ButterUp instead. Designed by Sacha Pantschenko, Norman Oliveria, and Craig Andrews, it’s a clever redesign of the classic butter knife.  While it looks like a regular butter knife at first glance, [...]

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  • Add A Touch Of Nature To Your Home With This Yosemite Coat Rack

    Add A Touch Of Nature To Your Home With This Yosemite Coat Rack

    Bringing some of the outdoors into your home usually involves adding houseplants into the mix.  And there are plenty of simple, minimal-maintenance options out there, such as the Airplantframe and the Modern Sprout Planter. If you’d rather not deal with any of the hassles of having actual plants in the house, though, this Yosemite Coat Rack could offer both a decorative and useful alternative. A coat rack made from reclaimed tree trunks, it puts what looks like a small tree [...]

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  • Nomad Collapsible Hot Tub Makes It Easy To Soak On A Warm Bath In The Outdoors

    Nomad Collapsible Hot Tub Makes It Easy To Soak On A Warm Bath In The Outdoors

    Camping and soaking in hot tubs may sound like two completely different activities, but they do share some things in common.  For one, they’re both great for clearing your head, rebooting the senses, and helping you settle into a more relaxing mood.  So why not do both at the same time?  That’s exactly what can happen with the Nomad Collapsible Tub, a portable hot tub and heater coil system designed for use in the great outdoors. During transport, the thing [...]

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  • This Flexible Smart Twister Can Carry Weights Up To 300 Pounds

    This Flexible Smart Twister Can Carry Weights Up To 300 Pounds

    Sometimes, you find a new product that can replace a slew of things in your garage and workshop.  This Smart Twister is one of them. A multi-purpose bar, it’s strong enough to serve as a hook for hanging heavy objects, as well as flexible enough to use as a tie strap for binding items together.  Even better, you can shape it yourself any way you like, so you get exactly the kind of hooks and loops you need to accommodate [...]

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  • Use This Revolutionary Air-Pot To Grow Healthier Plants With Greater Yields

    Use This Revolutionary Air-Pot To Grow Healthier Plants With Greater Yields

    These days, most innovations on plant pots seem to be focused on integrating hydroponics technology or automating their maintenance, none of which are of much interest to serious gardeners of any sort.  These Air-Pots, however, overhaul the traditional plant pot into a form that will force any plant’s roots to grow healthier, improving its uptake of water and nutrients. Centered on the idea that plant roots need aeration, the unique pot design features perforations around the body that allow the [...]

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  • These Awesome Looking Armchairs And Couches Are Made From Steel Drums

    These Awesome Looking Armchairs And Couches Are Made From Steel Drums

    It’s tough imagining industrial steel barrel drums being re-purposed into snazzy-looking home furniture.  Yet, that’s exactly what DrumWorks Furniture manages to accomplish with their existing collection. Based in Randolph County, North Carolina, the company, literally, converts used steel drums into functional and stylish home furnishing.  Each one is sourced from an independent supplier that recycles steel drums for various industrial uses.  Granted, some of the pieces look like they’ll fit in better with bachelor pads, man caves, and garages like [...]

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  • Ulaelu Puts A Modular Outdoor Kitchen In Your Backyard

    Ulaelu Puts A Modular Outdoor Kitchen In Your Backyard

    Cooking outdoors is fun.  It’s one of the reasons why weekend grilling sessions always feel more special than your nightly dates with the kitchen cooktop.   So why not just bring the kitchen to the backyard to make all your cooking fun?  That’s exactly what you can do with Ulaelu, a modular kitchen that’s purpose-built for outdoor use. The basic unit of the Ulaelu is the aluminum frame, which comes with an empty top and storage area with thermo-treated ash grates [...]

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  • Confluence Tray Might Just Be The Most Mesmerizing Way To Serve Tea

    Confluence Tray Might Just Be The Most Mesmerizing Way To Serve Tea

    Confluence is either the product of someone deciding to make a tea tray that looks like the topographic view of a gorge or a genius decision to market a 3D battlefield diorama set in a canyon as a tea tray.  Either way, it looks amazing. Like a canyon, the tray comes with raised surfaces and deep ravines, all marked by lines that make for a mesmerizing sight to behold.  Creator Artnomos, a Hong Kong-based design team, describes it as “undulating” [...]

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  • Coupe Sofa Transforms Into A Bunk Bed In Seconds

    Coupe Sofa Transforms Into A Bunk Bed In Seconds

    Remember the Doc Space Saving System, Resource Furniture’s $6,800 sofa that can impressively transform into a fully-functional bunk bed?  Well, the Coupe Sofa is just like that, except it comes at a mere quarter of the price.  Sure, that’s not cheap either, but it definitely makes bringing one into your home a less-daunting task. Made by Greek furniture company, Proteas, the double-duty living room article starts out as a regular, unassuming couch, ready to sit up to three people while [...]

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