Japanese designer Takashi Kobayashi is a self-taught master of tree house architecture. So far, he has created more than 120 treehouses throughout Japan, with the desire for the “creation of a new architectural tradition” and an idea to blur the boundaries between man and nature. A lot of help comes through his collective called Treehouse [...]
Kitschy Qwerty keyboard sofa from Zo Loft has a very faithful keyboard look and a big space bar to rest your ass on. Keys on the geeky sofa bed have micro electric motors controlled by a remote control so each of them can be individually adjusted to the needs of the user. We’d prefer they [...]
In Vietnam, Louis Berger Group designed a bridge over the Han River, in the shape of the dragon. We’re assuming somewhere during the designing, someone said something like “How wicked it would be if the dragon bridge really did breathe fire,” and the idea apparently stuck. The steel bridge is the longest of its type [...]
Now that’s a shiny treat we’d be happy to take a bite of. We’d rather eat gummy bears rather than hang them, but we wouldn’t quite mind them on a chandelier either. Artist Kevin Champeny created this Gummy Bear chandelier that goes 31-inches in diameter and includes 5000 gummy bears diffusing the sweet, colorful light [...]
Hotello is the concept of a kind we don’t often get to see. The premise is an entire hotel room inside a trunk, which probably makes it some sort of luxurious and less useful camping equipment. Created by architect Antonio Scarponi and artist Robert de Luca for Swiss design group Das Konzept, the setup is [...]
The concept for this Audi bike comes on the heels of the automaker’s acquisition of Ducati. French designer Thibault Devauze who has been an intern at both Audi and Ducati, decided to take the idea for a spin in this independent design. The concept gets a taste of its inspiration from DKW motorcycles that were [...]
Coming straight from the world of ludicrous gadgets, the Bra Dryer as its name suggests, is a device made especially to dry bras. Seeing that bras get molested by clothes dryers, designer Alexander Farennikov gave them a savior in the shape of this dryer.
A new concept for a TokyoFlash watch, the Rorschach 2 concept looks at an e-paper watch that would tell time in the puzzle-style of TokyoFlash and somehow manage to do that in the randomness of a Rorschach test. The symmetrical ink-blot display hides the hours on the upper right side of the watch, while the [...]
Designer Vincent Sall decided the world needed a camera to fit between the gap left between a full fledged DSLR and the smartphone camera, which we assume also includes point and shoot cameras. Anyways, the designer cooked up this ultra compact shooter that boasts of being a lovechild of the DSLR and a smartphone camera.
The world is rife with rumors about an upcoming Apple iWatch, which has seemed eminent to many ever since the nano showed off its use as a watch.
Presented at the Geneva Motor Show, the Pininfarina Sergio concept takes its name from veteran designer Sergio Pininfarina, to whom many iconic Ferrari’s owe their looks. The concept is a homage to the vision of the remarkable designer who passed away in July last year.
Designer Hussein Chalayan has love for dresses that can transform themselves. For this new line, the designer presented a few dresses that stay ready for transformation without requiring stupendous effort from the user. All that needs to be done for these dresses to transform is a tug at the collar, and voila, there’s an entirely [...]
In the wondrous world of design, tentacle-goodness can abound if you have a taste for it. Artist and sculptor Adam Wallacavage created this set of handmade Octopus Chandeliers that come in various shapes, sizes and colors akin to the masters of disguise that form their inspiration.
SpaceTop 3D desktop computers will allow users the luxury to interact with and manipulate digital content “inside” computer screens. Using the perception of depth in 3D, the system makes use of Microsoft’s Kinect for gesture recognition and Microsoft’s Transparent LED.
Neon Skull Lights by artist Eric Franklin are one of those scary things that keeps you looking at them with rapt attention. You might be creeped out, but you somehow can’t bring yourself to look away from the spectacle. Or that’s how they put such things in a couple of not-so-good books I have read. [...]