Arts & Design

Jumbo Jet Converted Into Hostel

After seeing the Eli Roth movie Hostel, I don’t know if I’m going to ever stay in one again. Thank goodness there are braver souls than I, especially the people staying in Jumbo Hostel in Arlanda, Stockholm. Converted from an old 450-seat airplane, the shell of the aircraft has been completely reworked as a full-fledged hostel. The funny part is, ...

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Gold iPhone 3G Hits eBay Circuit

Recession? What recession? This 24-karat gold iPhone 3G has made its way onto the auction site eBay in hopes that it’ll draw a high bid. While I don’t doubt it will, whoever ends up winning must not be affected by the current economic crisis. You can buy it now for a mere $1016.72, which is pennies for people like Bill ...

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UrBonFire: Your Own Personal Fireplace

Looking to save the Earth and keep warm on those chilly winter days? We’ve got you covered. Try out the aptly-named UrBonFire, a device that lets you have a fire in your living room without the need for a chimney or ventilation. While it looks like the ultimate safety hazard, UrBonFire would be great for small picnics, weekend camping trips ...

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Contest: Is That An iPhone…?

Of course it isn’t you cheap bastard! But! We do have a lovely selection of cases from Proporta that are ready for the taking. We have up for grabs: 1 Soft Feel Silicone Case and 2 Maya Leather Pouches. These are superbly made cases and let’s face it: you do NOT want to break or scratch an iPhone 3G, unless ...

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LED Forks Invade Your Kitchen

These LED forks whipped up at Yanko Design are a decent idea for eating in low-light situations, but as far as romanticism goes, no dice. This “Lightware” claims it will “enhance your candle light dinner experience.” I don’t buy it. How does a red LED or a blue LED get me laid? If that’s all it took, I would have ...

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Photoshop Magnet Kit

Fancy your ‘fridge for a canvas? You should really check out this magnetic board from Meninos. It’s a 30-inch board that comes with a set of magnets featuring all your favorite Adobe Photoshop tools. The interface resembles that of Creative Suite 3 running on OS X, ensuring that your magnets are up to date. It’ll run you $80 and if ...

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Moss Bathmat Does Not Feature Kate

A bathmat is normally the most boring item that comes to mind when thinking of items inside a house. Such is not the case with this bathmat, which is made up of 70 pieces of moss. Yes, the kind that you find on trees in forests. It apparently feels great, doesn’t smell or mold up and grows from your bathwater. ...

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Pack It Up, Pack It In, Let Me Begin

France has always been at the forefront of radical design. Designer Fran�ois Azambourg takes design to the next level with his unique Pack Chair. At first, it resembles something like a blanket that’s shrink wrapped in plastic. But as we all know, looks can be deceiving. Here’s how it works: ..Designed with the intention of selling it via mail order, ...

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Guitar Hero Scarf Crocheted On Expert

Well let’s see. If you were to purchase this scarf, I’d assume three things about you: 1. You play Guitar Hero 2. You’re a fan of Muse 3. It’s cold where you live If any of those apply to you, chances are you’re already searching high and low for a way to purchase this beautiful handmade scarf. Featuring the actual ...

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Bright Bike Benedict

Benedict Radcliffe is an artist with a unique situation. He’s been creating beautiful fixed gear bikes over in London and the results are candy-like. Neon pink, orange, green and yellow adorn every angle of the bike, creating a look that even Naughty by Nature could appreciate. Too bad Benedict’s phone is ringing off the hook. The 1990s keep calling him; ...

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