These bird inspired shoes take up the mantle of going from a tad strange to a whole new level of weird. The range starts with shoes that have slightly weird shape and bird claw-like heels. Then the range progresses into shoes that look increasingly like a bird, until you run into a shoe where you would feel like you’re shoving your foot into a taxidermied bird.
Unveiled recently at the Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance, MINI Superleggera Vision Concept showed off a sweet new look and refined style. While a concept for the moment, the Vision is a very likely contender for the production line. It is expected that the care will make a production debut in 2016.
SlideRider by Trisha Cleveland is a set that converts stairs into an indoor slide. When not in use, the foam pieces can be folded up into a small, chest like appearance. Trisha is currently working with Quirky to see if the product has a commercial future.
Second Livestock intends to put battery chicken out of their life of misery into a virtual world where they could at least enjoy the sensation of life. Battery Chicken, as it stands, don’t have a good life. They are reared without much care, live in small cages, get in fights and have health problems. The practice continues because it allows for greater egg production.
That just seems like a very bad way to even think of proposing to someone, but truth be told it is practical. Ring sizes for people do change with time, and an engagement ring is forever. So rather than have trouble with your precious ring, how about just using an adjustable one? Active Wedding Ring by Jeff McWhinney is designed for men, and includes a hinged mechanism similar to watch straps.
Bulbing lamp takes its interesting shape by following the ideals of optical illusion. Bulbing lamps are 2 dimensional lamps, created in wireframe design to give the illusion of being three dimensional. The lamps are made from acrylic glass and sit on a wooden base. Available in several designs, the lamps are available for pre-order from Kickstarter.
Today, connectivity allows you to order your printer in any part of the world to print selected pages. But tough luck if you need something printed and don’t have immediate access to a printer. Your device could order a print from anywhere, but the printer stays put right where it is, waiting for you to collect the print. Faced with similar problems, Israeli studio Zuta Labs decided it was about time the printer went portable.
Everyone has an idea of their ideal abode, the place dreams call home. This one here, is the dream house of Daniel Martin Ferrero of Martin Ferrero Architecture. With the skill available to him, Daniel was able to visualize his dream in a way that makes it more tangible, if not entirely real.
Those who share their home with a cat, would likely realize the value that comes with the CATable. The table is full of crannies and passageways for your cat to explore, enjoy, and generally keep busy.
Grass Printer concept is a little lawnmower that can leave your custom messages on the lawn. Plus, it works a bit like the roomba, so you could just leave it on the lawn to do its work. Grass Printer has a touchscreen where you can sketch the pattern you want the mower to draw, and then sit back to watch it do its job.