• City Coat Rack: Hang Your Suit Under Your Favorite Skyline

    City Coat Rack: Hang Your Suit Under Your Favorite Skyline

    Did you also move to LA to become an actor star and now miss the New York skyline?   See it every time you take off your jacket with the City Coat Rack, a wall-mounted framework clad in the silhouette of your favorite metropolis. Fashioned by Michael Rösing of Radius Design, each fixture portrays the prominent landmarks and architecture found in one of ten cities.  Cologne, Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Dortmund, Munich, Stuttgart, New York, London and Paris all get to represent, [...]

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  • Bitmap Picture Frame Makes Regular Photos Look Photoshopped

    Bitmap Picture Frame Makes Regular Photos Look Photoshopped

    Those pictures of hotties in your Facebook?  Photoshopped.  That picture of you driving a Lamborghini?  ‘Shopped.  That picture you sent mom where you lost lots of weight?  Yep, photo-manipulated.  You fiddle with fake pictures so much, you might as well take it to real life with the Bitmap Picture Frame, which makes even the realest analog-shot photos look like you put it through Adobe’s popular graphics editor. So, no one wants to believe that picture of you getting smacked on [...]

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  • Sompex Beanbag Light Is A Lamp With A Sand-Filled Base

    Sompex Beanbag Light Is A Lamp With A Sand-Filled Base

    Beanbag chairs might make your house look like a dorm room, but damn, those things are comfy for lounging.  If you want a lamp to match those beanbag chairs you still secretly keep in your game room, these Beanbag Lights should do the trick. Created by Sompex, the lower half of the lighting fixture is made up of the same beanbag material that your favorite lazy sacks are made of.  That means, they can be set atop any surface and [...]

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  • Mark Makers Table Comes With 50 Coats Of Paint So You Can Redesign It

    Mark Makers Table Comes With 50 Coats Of Paint So You Can Redesign It

    Decorating a plain table usually involves adding layers of paint on top.  The Mark Makers Table, however, does it the other way around, hiding numerous layers of differently-colored paint under the single coat exterior. Built by Ed Swan, the table starts out life in a plain shade of gray.  Over use, the top color begins to chip, revealing the swath of colors lying underneath, creating a multi-colored abstract design on your tabletop. The Mark Makers Table has 50 different layers [...]

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  • Outdoor Kitchen Lets You Take Your Cooking Anywhere In The House

    Outdoor Kitchen Lets You Take Your Cooking Anywhere In The House

    Need a portable kitchen you can pull out during backyard parties and impromptu get-togethers?  Try the Outdoor Kitchen, a full-featured rolling caboose, designed to equip any part of your house with a functional cooking area. Created by Studiomama, the kitchen on wheels comes with all you need to clean, prepare and cook your meals without installing any permanent fixtures.  That way, you can perform all your kitchen duties at the same time you’re getting some air in the backyard, washing [...]

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  • Meystyle’s Wallpapers Glow With Embedded LEDs And Crystals

    Meystyle’s Wallpapers Glow With Embedded LEDs And Crystals

    Can’t stand a blank wall with no personality whatsoever?  Liven it up with Meystyle’s Glowing Wallpapers, which comes with embedded LEDs that allow it to light up even the gloomiest space. Devised by sisters Maria and Ekaterina Yaschuk, the novel home installation intentionally pairs bold patterns with lighting functionality, resulting in wallpapers that make a strong play for attention.  They claim to “rescue walls from the background,” making that flat mass of vertical surface a central part of any room’s [...]

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  • Heated Portable Chair Lets You Enjoy The Outdoors Without Freezing Your Bum

    Heated Portable Chair Lets You Enjoy The Outdoors Without Freezing Your Bum

    Love lounging with the trees and grass, but can’t take the chilly ground macking on your behind?  Enjoy the view without freezing your ass with the Heated Portable Chair, a foldable seating apparatus with its own built-in heating system. Designed for portability, the chair measures 35.5 x 21 x 14 inches (h x w x d) and weighs 9-lbs.  Unlike your typical folding chairs, it supposedly doesn’t sag, with both the backrest and the seat remaining taut, making it ideal [...]

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  • Meet The Bike Shelf, A Shelf Rack With A Bike Mount Carved In

    Meet The Bike Shelf, A Shelf Rack With A Bike Mount Carved In

    Can’t decide whether to use that blank piece of wall for a shelf or a bike mount?  Now you can have both with the Bike Shelf,  a small wall-mounted shelf with a lower half that lets you mount your bike by the frame. Devised by Chris Bigham, the clever creation offers an elegant way to hang a bike up a wall.  Yes, your bike doesn’t have to sit by the door anymore.  Even better, there are no protruding hooks or [...]

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  • Umbra FishHotel Is A Stackable Condo-Style Aquarium

    Umbra FishHotel Is A Stackable Condo-Style Aquarium

    Built for small fish that are best kept on their own (like those aggressive bettas), the Umbra FishHotel is a stackable aquarium that allows you to maximize space for multiple swimming pets.  The name, of course, comes from the fact that the exterior looks more fashionable than my apartment building.  Stack a few of these together and you’ll really look like you have a fancy hotel model sitting atop the corner table.  Yes, with fish swimming in it. Winner of [...]

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  • Black Walnut Tray Houses Your Wireless Apple Peripherals

    Black Walnut Tray Houses Your Wireless Apple Peripherals

    Sleek accessories deserve a classy  hiding space – not a shoebox that came with the last pair of sneakers you purchased online.  For your wireless Apple peripherals, the Black Walnut Tray looks really fitting. Created by Combine Collective, the trays use sustainably-harvested wood from Canada, carved and joined into gorgeous finished products by local artists in Vancouver.  All materials and finishes are non-toxic, making it just as friendly to your health as it is soft on the eyes. The Black [...]

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  • Rotary Peeler Will Skin Your Cucumbers And Potatoes Finely

    Rotary Peeler Will Skin Your Cucumbers And Potatoes Finely

    Skinning carrots, cucumbers and potatoes isn’t all that hard – I do it all time.   Granted, their shapes go from roundish to squarish after I’m done, but the peel (and a lot of the vegetable meat) is off, so it works.  Should you prefer your rounded vegetables to stay round, you can use this:  the Rotary Peeler. Created by Joseph Joseph, the contraption is designed to be cupped in your palm and applied to the surface of whatever fruit of [...]

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  • Bödysöf Adds Soap With Water From Your Shower

    Bödysöf Adds Soap With Water From Your Shower

    Want to shaveoff  a couple of minutes from your daily morning shower routine?  Eliminate the whole grabbing a soap business with the Bödysöf, a shower accessory that mixes soap with water before it even leaves the showerhead. Of course, the savings only apply if you actually rinse with soap.  Hey, I don’t judge.  Smelly people are people too. In case you do use soap, you won’t have to replace your existing shower fittings at all.  Instead, you simply install the [...]

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  • Land Carpet Is A Modular Rug With Aerial View Designs

    Land Carpet Is A Modular Rug With Aerial View Designs

    Here’s a unique way to make your floors look like they came right out of a video game: Land Carpet.  What is it?  It’s an area rug clad in unusual shapes, that, when put together, is designed to look like an overhead satellite image of large plots of land on earth. Created by designer Florian Pulcher, the “modern area rugs” are patterned after real fields and farms around the world, mimicking the way you would likely see the view below [...]

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  • Atari Wall Decals: Let 80s Retro Gaming Invade Your Decor

    Atari Wall Decals: Let 80s Retro Gaming Invade Your Decor

    Want to decorate your room the way it would have looked if you lived your childhood back in 1982?  Don’t worry, we’re not talking about decking your walls in Cyndi Lauper memorabilia.  Instead, we’re suggesting these Atari Wall Decals, a set of retro arcade graphics for adorning your erstwhile boring surroundings. Officially licensed from Atari, the set is available in three styles: Pong, Asteroids and Centipede.  None of those are remembered for being hallmarks of graphical brilliance (well, no games [...]

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  • Restore Pitcher Filters Water, Zaps Germs

    Restore Pitcher Filters Water, Zaps Germs

    Unlike traditional filtration pitchers, the Restore Clean Water System takes things a step further.  Aside from sapping bad odor, eliminating unsavory tastes and isolating sediments, it adds germ-killing UV technology for rendering your water safe from microorganisms. As with other home filtration pitchers, the beefed-up water vessel can eliminate heavy metals, chlorine and a variety of pollutants from your water.  Creator Homedic claims it works at a comparable capacity to many installed systems, all while being portable and easy to [...]

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  • Sewing Kit Wallsticker Decorates Your Walls With Cut-Out Patterns

    Sewing Kit Wallsticker Decorates Your Walls With Cut-Out Patterns

    Who says only cut-out paper craft can be decked in silhouettes of dotted lines and scissors?  Put cut-out  seams on everything you fancy with the Sewing Kit Wallsticker, a do-it-yourself decorative accessory that can give erstwhile dull walls some…uhm… dashes of humor. Don’t worry, they’re removable (and reusable).  In case dashed lines end up not looking good on your brand new Bugatti Veyron (yeah, in your dreams), you should be able to take the decals off easily without ruining the [...]

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  • East Meets West, A Flying Carpet Sofa

    East Meets West, A Flying Carpet Sofa

    Sure, the East Meets West isn’t really a flying carpet.  Styled to accommodate seating for multiple people, however, this sofa’s flowing design sure evokes that feeling. Created by Tonio de Roover, the piece is one part living room furniture and one part sculptural object.  The actual seat area looks too protruded for its own good, so it looks more suited to lying down for a nap than sitting down to watch TV.  As a whimsical flying carpet in your living [...]

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  • 21-Foot Speedboat Turned Into A Pool Table

    21-Foot Speedboat Turned Into A Pool Table

    How do you give a retired speedboat a new lease on life?  In the case of this 21-foot motorized watercraft, the answer came in the form of being turned into a one-of-a-kind pool table. Created by Australia’s Master Billiards, the custom game room fixture was commissioned as a memorial to Queensland waterskier Brian Rix, who was killed in a boating accident back in 1999.  According to Master Billiards’ proprietor Peter Mckee, building the table proved to be a daunting task [...]

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  • Dedo Message Board Lets You Leave Notes On A Rug

    Dedo Message Board Lets You Leave Notes On A Rug

    For the longest time, message boards have been either corkboards with pinned notes or dry-erase surfaces doodled with Sharpie markings.  That’s why the Dedo, a self-contained message board that looks like a framed rug, is especially refreshing. Rather than commissioning Post-it notes and markers, you write your messages using nothing but a finger.  You literally drag your digit through the specially-designed fur, leaving a trail of markings that are just as effective and readable as any conventional message board. The [...]

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