Arts & Design

Tree-inspired concept fridge: More a lemon than an apple

This thing is ugly. And by ugly, we mean that we would never let our kids eat something that came out of something that looks like a bad prop from a Ed Wood movie. But then again, almost every creation spewed by Yanko is a huge, useless piece of ugly. The designs they com up with are so deeply nestled ...

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Iqua Snake 2 Bluetooth phone looks like headgear for your car

Wow. If you want to look extremely strange… possibly like a robot, then the Iqua Snake 2 Bluetooth phone is definitely for you. As you can see, it is meant to connect in your car as a way to talk on your cellphone without using your hand to hold your phone against your ear. Please, don’t get us wrong, we ...

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A Segway-like skateboard by Sony? Patent filed.

No real specifics, unless you want to wade through the murky waters that are patents. What is known is that  a patent (see link below) was filed by Sony and describes something that could be awesome, and it also has the possibility to fall flat on its face (or it could be you falling flat on your face if this ...

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Bluetrek ST1 Bluetooth headphones add overly large exoskeleton

Wireless, specifically Bluetooth, headphones are starting to pick up momtentum, and for good reason. No one really wants to worry about that annoying wire that allows the person next to you to rip the headphones out if they want to talk to you. Maybe you should get rid of that per son sitting next to you instead. Either way, the ...

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Vakaadoo iVak nano cases slim down what was already small

It’s a welcomed feature: less material. Nobody wants more bulk. The new Vakaadoo iVak cases for the iPod nanos deal with this concept in a very nice way. They accomplish what a case is meant to accomplish in a stylish and efficient manner. Vakaadoo has make a slim case to fit with the very slim design of the nano. And ...

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Panasonic RP-HTX7 headphones

Panasonic decided to go with a retro look with their new headphones, the RP-HTX7. These headphones incorporate a leather style headband, pastel painted headphones, and large cup headphones to bring back that look of the good-ole days. Not only does Panasonic give the RP-HTX7 a cool design, but they also give them cool features. Some of the features include 40mm ...

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Gaffer’s Bounce Lamp directs diffused light to make you prettier

Diffused light, it’s that stuff that photographers are always trying to find. Basically, it makes for better pictures because it isn’t as hard as direct sunlight is. Why does diffused light have to be reserved for photographers? The designers of the Gaffer’s Bounce Lamp believe that it doesn’t. This nice little lamp is meant to be set on your desk ...

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Kone Vacuum designed specifically for kone heads

It seems nowadays that every appliance is getting the same treatment as computers: every three months your computer is outdated. Yes this problem has even come to the vacuum with the Kone, the next step in vacuum design.  This vacuum steps out in a different direction with its design because, you guessed it, its shaped like a cone. The folks ...

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Ford looks to hit it big with the Mustang-based Interceptor Concept

Ford is set to unveil a new concept at the North American International Auto Show on January 7th: the Interceptor. This beast combines the power of the ever popular Mustang and the looks of a truck in a style not seen in Ford cars very often (or never). Even though the Interceptor is based on the Mustangs chassis, it is ...

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Armchair Cruisers: The future of lazy (and free) transportation

Some people are just so lazy that they put their laziness to good use and create something like the Armchair Cruiser, an environment-friendly, no fuel cost, and COMFORTABLE ride. It isn’t quite street legal, but it sure does look like a blast to ride, or at least to sit on. The Armchair Cruiser is being coined as a “FTOV” or ...

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