• Flat Light Puts A Functioning Desk Lamp On Your Wall

    Flat Light Puts A Functioning Desk Lamp On Your Wall

    A cool desk lamp might add a little style and class to your mess of a work area, but lets face it, it still takes up already scarce space on that prime piece of desk top property. Not the Flat Light, though, which attempts to impart all the same decorative and illuminating functions, without taking up room in your desk. Created by Finn Maggee, it’s part visual gag and part functional equipment. Instead of an actual lamp, it’s actually just [...]

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  • Evening Breeze Canopi Puts A Cooling Roof Over Your Bed

    Evening Breeze Canopi Puts A Cooling Roof Over Your Bed

    Summer is around the corner. And sleeping while sweating profusely is in again. But not for you, cause you’ve got air-conditioning installed in your bedroom. Problem is, cooling the entire room adds serious piles of cash you can’t afford to your electric bill. What to do? Outfit your current bed with the Evening Breeze Canopi, an air-conditioning system that restricts the temperature change to within your sleeping area. That way, you use the minimum amount of energy, all while providing [...]

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  • Convertible Coffee Table Turns Into Work Desk

    Convertible Coffee Table Turns Into Work Desk

    Don’t have space for a home office? Not a problem with the Convertible Coffee Table, which extends into a functional work desk so you can turn the living room into a makeshift office without having to hunch your back. Designed for folks who get an inkling to work a computer while watching Oprah, the coffee table’s surface can be lifted to standard desk height. While it looks a little uncomfortable from the picture (I blame the angle), the sales page [...]

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  • Mini-Donut Factory Cranks Out Six Donuts A Minute

    Mini-Donut Factory Cranks Out Six Donuts A Minute

    Sweet, fattening and impossible to resist, donuts are downright evil. Mini-donuts, on the other hand, are only partially as evil, so we decree that they’re actually good for you. Especially when you eat them six at a time like you’ll be doing with the Mini-Donut Factory, a donut-whipping kitchen appliance that can pump out half-a-dozen sweet, round, holed goodness in mere minutes. Why make your own donuts? So you can bake yourself a fresh batch anytime you feel like it. [...]

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  • Grand Central Coffee Table Unfolds Like A Pop-Up Map

    Grand Central Coffee Table Unfolds Like A Pop-Up Map

    Folding coffee tables are nothing new. In fact, you’ve probably seen your share of them. But still every time we see a new one, its like awesomeness all over again. The Grand Central functions in a similar way, offering a full-fledged coffee table that folds up into a bundle you can stow inside a closet for easy storage. The brainchild of designers Sanna Lindström and Sigrid Strömgren, the tabletop features a folding structure based on a pop-up map of New [...]

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  • Paperweight Desk Is Made From Sturdy Cardboard, Assembles In Minutes

    Paperweight Desk Is Made From Sturdy Cardboard, Assembles In Minutes

    Setting up a fly-by-night office is hard. Getting all those desks and stuff set up can actually take long hours, even days. Smart scoundrels who demand efficiency can definitely do better with the Paperweight Desk, a lightweight cardboard table that can be carried by hand and assembled in minutes. No longer will you need to abandon perfectly good furniture when you need to run in a jiffy. Just take the desks apart (three minutes average), carry them to the back, [...]

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  • Coney Island Line Of Furniture Uses Wood From Demolished Boardwalk

    Coney Island Line Of Furniture Uses Wood From Demolished Boardwalk

    Coney Island may no longer be the center of amusement attractions it once was. Regardless, it holds a special place in many of New Yorker’s hearts (including myself) and furniture company Uhuru is paying tribute by unveiling their Coney Island Line, a series of limited edition pieces inspired by the historic Brooklyn spot. More than adopting the former resort as basis for the design of the pieces, the company decided to use actual Ipe wood that’s been reclaimed from the [...]

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  • Old Incandescents Find Second Life As Light Bulb Terrarium

    Old Incandescents Find Second Life As Light Bulb Terrarium

    Every working area should have at least one living thing, apart from you (we’re assuming you aren’t a zombie, of course). A fish on a bowl or a plant can do so much to liven up a dreary desk. Yes, even a plant inside a lighting fixture. We’re talking about the Light Bulb Terrarium, a crafty table decoration that sets up an actual living plant inside an old incandescent bulb. Small and compact, it barely takes up any space in [...]

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  • Scary Shower Curtain Puts A Creepy, Shadowy Figure In Your Bathroom

    Scary Shower Curtain Puts A Creepy, Shadowy Figure In Your Bathroom

    Want to creep out guests who ask to use your bathroom? Regale yourself in a symphony of mortified screams with the Scary Shower Curtain, which makes it look like there’s a shadowy figure hiding behind the hanging drape. The bathroom is traditionally one of the scariest places of the house. For some reason, ghosts have a habit of haunting within tiled walls where people scrub their bodies clean. This curtain should play that up even further, adding an absolutely creepy [...]

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  • Eat Now, Poker Later: The Convertible Dining And Game Table

    Eat Now, Poker Later: The Convertible Dining And Game Table

    Dining table come mealtime, poker table when the boys come over. While that slab of wood on your kitchen probably does the same, it doesn’t exactly do it with the same flair as the Convertible Dining And Game Table, a luxury-drenched dual-function furniture that flips from an enamel top to a felt-covered playing area. It starts out life as a modern fixture for your dining room, complete with mood-lighting for those extra special dinners. Once the family have finished their [...]

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  • Dutch Boy Refresh Is A Paint That Absorbs Odors

    Dutch Boy Refresh Is A Paint That Absorbs Odors

    Your room stinks? Forget about stocking up on air freshener and simply give your interiors a new coat of paint. Not just any mixture, though. You gotta go with the Dutch Boy Refresh, a new paint armed with stink-absorbing technology. Once the odor vapor molecules come in contact with the wall surface, as they will inevitably do, the paint will capture and lock them under its film. But won’t your walls smell? No chance of the smells being released, according [...]

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  • Auton Dream Machine Hides Your TV Under The Bed

    Auton Dream Machine Hides Your TV Under The Bed

    Auton has managed to make a living crafting clever TV mounts, lifts and automatic concealing contraptions of all sorts. Their latest product, the Auton Dream Machine, extends where you can stealthily hide the TV at the touch of a button: right under the bed. Joining the manufacturer’s fancy line of swiveling wall segments, closet displays and ceiling-mounted descending rigs, the new device slides the TV under your bed and swivels it up when you’re ready to watch. It fits under [...]

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  • Champ Sofa Transforms From Couch To Punching Bag

    Champ Sofa Transforms From Couch To Punching Bag

    Remember that awesome Table Tennis Door? The man responsible for it, German designer Tobias Fraenzel, is back to his old, clever ways with a new out-of-the-mold creation. Called the Champ Sofa, it’s a comfy couch with a backrest that swivels into a punching bag for releasing all your pent-up aggression on. Every time I watch the UFC on pay-per-view with my buddies, someone (usually a friend of a friend) eventually gets up and begins making fighting motions. I blame the [...]

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  • ActiveIon Ionator Turns Water Into An Antibacterial Cleansing Agent

    ActiveIon Ionator Turns Water Into An Antibacterial Cleansing Agent

    Like magic, the ActiveIon Ionator vows to turn ordinary tap water into a sanitizing industrial solvent. That means no more trips to the grocery for professional-grade chemical cleaners. Just put batteries, fill it from the faucet and get rid of up to 99% of bacteria. How does it work? Once filled with liquid from your water supply, a cell applies a slight electrical charge to the contents, which then passes through an ion exchange membrane that turns it into ionized [...]

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  • Ecomat’s Lego-Like Blocks Want To Replace Your Walls

    Ecomat’s Lego-Like Blocks Want To Replace Your Walls

    Even though it’s been done before, building an entire house out of Lego bricks remains a terrible idea. If you use Lego-style bricks that’s been specifically designed for constructing homes, however, it could be different. That’s exactly what Ecomat is doing with their giant building blocks, which they’re touting to be usable for building both temporary and permanent structures. Styled like giant Lego bricks, the materials have an interlocking design, allowing you to pile individual pieces into a variety of [...]

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  • SofaHanger Is A Tray That Hooks On Your Armrest

    SofaHanger Is A Tray That Hooks On Your Armrest

    Tired of knocking over drinks and sandwiches you keep putting on your sofa’s armrest? Never lose a bacon and peanut butter sandwich to a dirty floor again with the SofaHanger, a stylish tray designed to hang right on your couch’s arm. Created by European company Vanpey, the contraption adds a functional side table without the bulk of one. Just plop it along the edge of your sofa and use it to hold any of the stuff you’ll usually have strewn [...]

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  • Swiss Spice Humid Proof Salt & Pepper Shaker For Portable Taste Buds

    Swiss Spice Humid Proof Salt & Pepper Shaker For Portable Taste Buds

    Take out food can be a hit or miss,  especially when there’s not enough spices to suit your taste. That’s why discerning eaters need to arm themselves with the Swiss Spice Humid Proof Salt & Pepper Shaker, a portable container for food flavoring that you can keep in your pocket. Hotdog too bland? Put a little salt on it. The soup too sweet? Rile up your taste buds with a dash of pepper. Sprinkle it in your takeout BLT, onion [...]

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  • GE Energy Smart LED Bulb Brings 450 Lumens And 25,000 Hours Of Use

    GE Energy Smart LED Bulb Brings 450 Lumens And 25,000 Hours Of Use

    A new lightbulb is far from the most exciting piece of technology, but the GE Energy Smart LED Bulb offers a peek at what’s essentially the home lighting of the future. Providing brightness equivalent to a 40-watt incandescent bulb, it uses very little power while managing to fit into a conventional socket. Expected to outperform every other lighting product in the market, the new lamp can deliver 450 lumens of brightness for up to 25,000 hours – 25 times the [...]

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  • Newton Bookshelf Clamps Your Books, Hangs Them Up In The Air

    Newton Bookshelf Clamps Your Books, Hangs Them Up In The Air

    Functional furniture is awesome, but less-functional ones do carry their own appeal. Such is the case with the Newton Bookshelf, a hanging shelf that’s one part quirky and one part weird. Yep, it’s downright strange, any way you look at it. Designed to hang on a pair of hooks nailed to a wall, the unusual fixture isn’t a shelf as much as it is a decorative piece. To put it mildly, it makes taking and returning books from a shelf [...]

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