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Audi Cooks Up a Futuristic Concept for Ender’s Game Movie

Audi Cooks Up a Futuristic Concept for Ender’s Game Movie

A futuristic film needs a futuristic car. Audi rose to the challenge for the upcoming sci-fi film Ender’s Game and cooked up a car that would go with the future world as presented in the screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s 1985 novel. The Audi Fleet Shuttle Quattro is a purely virtual car that will exist only as a computer generated effect in the movie. However, even the virtual car has to look futuristic, and since Audi is the one making it, they wanted to preserve their design ideals for the car of the future.

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Man Builds Himself a Mountain Lair on Top of a 26-Story Building in Beijing

Man Builds Himself a Mountain Lair on Top of a 26-Story Building in Beijing

Characters generally like to build their lairs away from population so they can go on with their experiments freely. Although that’s a huge luxury if you’re living in a giant city like Beijing. How’s a man ever supposed to get a respectable secret lair with real estate prices like that? Going around the problem, a Doctor built a mountain lair for himself on top of a 26-story residential building in Beijing.

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Wearable Drinking Glasses Sits Like a Ring on Your Finger

Wearable Drinking Glasses Sits Like a Ring on Your Finger

Contrary to our first impression, these glasses are not meant to indulge a drinking habit. Designer Merve Kahraman intends these stylish, mini glasses to be a medium for satisfying the olfactory senses by helping to emphasize the aromas in the drink. The miniature glass set is called the seduction series, and feature rings attached at the bottom of the glasses so they can be “worn” on fingers.

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Why Are You Wearing a Hamster Around Your Neck? Fashion, of Course

Why Are You Wearing a Hamster Around Your Neck? Fashion, of Course

Humans have been wearing clothes and fashion accessories derived from animals and plants since forever, but killing animals for fashion is bad and the traditional accessories happen to be “lifeless.” It was the lifelessness of traditional materials that encouraged designer Cecilia Valentine to come up with a series named Fur is Alive. This set treats living animals as fashion accessories, placing living pets into wearable items.

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Concept Art For Elysium

Concept Art For Elysium

As the movie Elysium is released, the startling and cool concept art from the movie deserves a mention. It’s a movie based in a universe of opposites, the poor and dirty Earth, and the rich heaven of a colony that gives the movie its name. Of course, both of the places would have to be treated way differently, the absolutely packed and dirty Los Angeles of 2154, the vehicles, the technology, and of course, the grandeur of Elysium.

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Cityscapes Grow Out of 3D Printed Lamps

Cityscapes Grow Out of 3D Printed Lamps

Product designer David Graas added 3D ingenuity to light bulbs, printing the LED lightbulbs with cityscapes rising out of their tops. Miniature tall buildings placed all so close together, give the bulb its name, the “Huddle” bulb shade. It is available for pendant and floor lamp versions, and includes cables and related accessories.

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Hot Rod Batmobile

Hot Rod Batmobile

Nobody can ever accuse Batman for a lack of style; that part comes with being a ninja, and being the freakin’ Batman. A hot rod is fun to drive every once in a while, so it kind of makes sense for billionaire Bruce Wayne Batman have one to enjoy. Even if the wing on top of the car is going to suck, the concept renderings by Mark La Frenais is totally cool.

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