Arts & Design

How To give your HDTV the Philips Ambilight look for cheap

The Philips Ambilight for HDTVs is a look that every gadget hound would love to have in their living rooms. Though, most are not fortunate enough to have the money to spend on the Philips lighting system. Instructables gives this easy to do tutorial for setting up the Ambilight look, without putting a whole in your wallet. For under $40, ...

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Yummy Kitchen Connect for food blogging and recipe sharing

Food and recipe blogs have become an underrated force in the blogging world. The Yummy Kitchen Connect, an entry in the Microsoft / IDSA Design Competition, might win the food talk a little extra recognition. We’ve seen some really cool kitchen design in the past, but the Yummy might be the most usable of the bunch for every day life. ...

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2004 Olympic Hybrid Runner: The Genius of Koichiro Tsujikawa

[ev type=”youtube” data=”Rwtu77p4U_w”][/ev] A self-taught surreal video producer, Koichiro Tsujikawa was commissioned by Panasonic for the 2004 Olympics to make this forgotten video. Tsujikawa’s videos are always unique. He is also known for doing music videos for electronic band, Cornelius, with stop-motion video effects. This video was just too cool to pass up. Check out this half runner, half motorized ...

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Louis Vuitton takes on Paris with barbaric oversized style advertising

In proportions that only a fashionista could appreciate, designer Louis Vuitton, in fear that his $1000 handbags wouldn’t earn him enough money to put food on the table, has taken the idea of stylistic advertising to a whole new level. Taken in Paris by a member on Flickr, these gigantic Louis Vuitton proportionally spectacular bags line the store fronts of ...

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Micro Bank shrinks money, scares to death

Optical illusions can be fun. Messing with the human senses is always a good time. But when it comes to our green, the last thing we need is to think it’s in danger. The Micro Bank optical illusion does exactly that. When you put a coin into the slot, the Micro Bank gives the appearance of becoming impossibly narrow at ...

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Earphone lines that flash with your music

So you think phones with lights that dance with your music is cool? Wait till you see these earphones released by Evergreen Japan, because they have lights on the CABLE that dances with the rhythm of the music you are listening to. If you happen to wear one of these at night, there’s no way you can get hit by ...

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Home Theater of “Titanic” proportions

There’s a fine line between home theater and design marvel, and this Titanic inspired home theater leans towards the latter while still packing some incredible gadgetry goodness. The room was modeled after the movie, Titanic, and the luxury room designs. Lucky for us they chose upper class rather than steerage. While icebergs might not pose a threat to the Tennessee ...

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Dice-sized wooden speaker

We don’t know who came out with the concept, but the idea of a miniature wooden speak does sound cool. And having it so small that it’s almost comparable to a dice (19x26x39mm). Korean company Funshop kr has started selling this I.dear Wood Speaker that is so small that it can be used as an accessory (charm) for your cellphone. ...

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