Debranded cigarette packaging hopes to turn smokers away

There is a certain “coolness” or loyalty factor associated with famed cigarette brands. London-based consultancy Build hopes to strike at this factor by debranding cigarette packets, and put them in an austere design with walls of warning text, you know, the thing every smoker ignores. Via: Build, Core77

InONE computer concept keeps everything in a single package sans wires

InONE concept computer is an all-in-one computer with a sleek design and desirable looks. The keyboard is replaced by something of a tablet, so you can get a preview of what is going on, which we guess will make life a lot easier for hunt and peck typists, and could prove helpful for drawing as […]

Din-ink caps convert your pens to dinnerware

I may have chewed pen caps a gazillion times, but never had I imagined their use as cutlery. There is no need for imagination there, with the Din-ink caps from studio Zo-Loft. Produced by fiftytwoways, the design reimagines pen caps as cutlery, having the pen work as a spoon, knife and fork. I’ll give this […]

Klang ultrasonic speakers can focus sound in a particular direction

Having a directional property for sound can serve some motives, and can presumably work well with your music needs, especially if it comes in a good-looking package. Klang Ultrasonic Speakers from Adam Moller emit low level ultrasound from a node attached to a dish. Controlling the node’s location wrt the focal point of the dish […]

Lamps shaped like ropes

Designer Christian Haas has created a series of lamps designed to look like ropes. The lamps are LEDs covered in cloth, providing great ambient lighting in a fresh, new style. Via: Gessato

The hovercar concept of the future

Designer Thomas Larsen Røed’s Chase 2053 concept hovercar will be our future way of floating above the ground. The car would be built from carbon nanotubes, making it impervious to damage, while its slush hydrogen jet engine would keep the car fast and emission free. Via: Thomas Larsen, MyModernMet

Beautiful custom light bulbs

Designers KAWS created these sets of great looking custom light bulbs for The Standard Hotel, New York. The lamps are definitely worth a look, given their dandy filaments and remarkable style. Standard is selling a limited edition of a thousand sets of these lightbulbs, each set having three bulbs. Via: Standard Hotels Shop, Notcot

Tree branch bookshelf

French designer Pared Olivier has created this unique bookshelf that seems to follow the same form and look as that of a tree branch. Via: Fubiz

Stress buster lamp uses your anger to power itself

There’s no better stress buster than punching or kicking something. But there’s a fair chance that may land you in some sort of trouble. All this makes the stress buster lamp design look a lot like awesome. The lamp can be a kicking bag, a punching column, or a squeeze ball, letting you take out […]

Typography furniture by Marc Lauckhardt

Designer Marc Lauckhardt has created a set of furniture that derives its shape entirely from typography. For any love of typography or decent furniture, this should be quite the go-getter.