Sprout pen concept withers as the ink goes down

For the Sprout pen concept, the health of the plant is an indicator of the ink in the pen. When you start off, the plant is all green and lush, however, as the ink level goes down, the plant begins to fade and wither. Once you put the pen back in its filler, it starts […]

Ransa sofa isn’t the best place for your books

Theoretically, it is a great idea. Your sitting space appears to levitate above ground, while the base is kept stocked with your favorite books, all just an arm’s length away. Practically, if you love books enough to have so many of them around, you wouldn’t like the prospects of having them kicked around unintentionally by […]

Wearable Planter: Keep your plants close to your heart

There is no reason for you to keep your loved plants away from you, especially when you can carry them around your neck in a cool, stylish package. Besides, anything green is hip these days. Designed by Colleen Jordan. Via: InspireMeNow

Go all fairy godmother on salt and pepper with the Magical Sapor

I don’t know where the world would be without creative salt and pepper shaker designs, but I do know that the fairy godmother wouldn’t have been able to multitask if she didn’t have something like this Magical Sapor. You work the magic, and if you feel there’s need for more, just gently tap this thing […]

Pop Up Office can come up wherever you want it to

Pop Up Office is the workplace you can set up anywhere you want it. Desks and chairs in the pop up system fold up easily, but since it is all made from cardboard, even if you manage to set up the office, you’re unlikely to get any work done. The office is a design from […]

Google engineer makes a musical out of NYC subway lines

Engineer Alexander Chen converted the map of New York City’s subway lines into a musical instrument. The Google engineer made use of the magic of HTML5 on the map to create mta.me. Not only do lines of crossing trains “pluck” each other’s strings, you can pluck routes on the map to add a touch of […]

Milk cartons filled with light

Designed by Vandermades Design Zoetermeer, these milk carton lamps obviously stay very true to your name. Named 1 and 2x half full, the lamps are made from laminated cardboard and wood, and make use of LED lamps. Via: Design-Milk

Go back a century with the Edison Alarm clock

Designer David Krawczyk designed this brilliant clock with a 19th century flavor. Showing time on voltmeter-like faces, the Edison Alarm clock’s alarm can be set by inserting miniature bulbs into the desired slots. The designer is aiming to bring the clock out of concept form into a limited production run. Via: David Krawczyk, Core77

Rubber table has suction cup legs

Designer Thomas Schnur designed this table made from rubber and gave it suction cup legs for added fun. We don’t know about others, but if this could be made foldable, Spiderman would get to enjoy his meals better. Via: ThomsasSchnur, LikeCool

Designer envisions a new, fugly Ferrari Enzo

We enjoy the beauty and finesse of designs, and the dreams they bring along. It’s a tough line to walk though, especially when you’re looking to redesign something as iconic as the Ferrari Enzo. The renderings you see here belong to designer Peter Simon‘s vision for the Ferrari Enzo. The renderings were intended to be […]