Arts & Design

Steampunk Stormtrooper Helmet

No doubt about it, the Star Wars universe just wouldn’t be the same without the shiny white uniforms of the Stormtroopers, but maybe the boss Stormtrooper man could wear a steampunk-themed helmet. You know, just todifferentiatehimself from the crowd. Though this might defeat the purpose. I think the anonymity of Stormtroopers added to the fascist overtone of the Empire. Almost ...

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Steve Jobs Papercraft Cubee Captures El Jobso in All of His Boxy Glory

The What Would Steve Jobs Do? Wristbands are simply unneeded if you have the real thing sitting right on your desk. Jay Hauf’s Steve Jobs Papercraft Cubee is free to print and easy to make. With a few folds of high-quality paper, you can have your very own mini-Steve helping to guide your waytowardssuccess. He might be tyrannical and he ...

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Twitter Notepad: For Memos With 140 Characters or Less

If I’m ever in charge of a department, I’m so going to send memos to everyone in the office on this stationary, reminding them that they are prohibited from tweeting at the office.Especiallyduring a fire. Take that corporate! I owe a debt of gratitude to designer Csar Santiago for this piece of genius. You can make your own Twitter Notepad ...

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Zombie Spock Salutes His Fellow Undead

Greetings fellow zombies. Our leader has spoken. Our orders are the same as they were yesterday and the day before that. Live long and… eat braaaaaiins. A simple command that us zombies will be happy to oblige. OM NOM NOM. If Captain Kirk doesn’t show up for dinner, you might want to notify the proper authorities. Unless you live by ...

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Blooming Wire Clips Make Cables Less of an Eye Sore

How about this? Instead of trying to conceal wires behind pieces of furniture, why not integrate them into the decor of your home? These Blooming Wire Clips do exactly that, enhancing your cables to look like a natural part of the environment. We’ve already seen wires that look like actual vines, but these clips are a bit more practical. With ...

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Rubik’s Cube for the Blind, Part Deux: The Ugly One

Alright, let’s just be honest here. This Rubik’s Cube isn’t going to be winning any beauty pageants in some alternative universe where Rubik’s Cubes actually have intelligence and hold their own contests. Unless, of course, Rubik’s Cubes have a whole different definition of beauty. Maybe multi-colored, multi-textured, torture device-looking gadgets are theirdefinitionof a really hot bod. Probably not though. Unlike ...

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Parchment Gas Masks Could Save Your Life and Reputation

Designed for Iceland’s design festival DesignMarch by Reykjavik-based designer Sruli Recht, these Parchment Gas Masks are composed of the simplest materials, just folded parchment and a few gadgety doodads, yet are both effective and might I say, pretty damn bad ass. Each mask contains respirators with replaceable filters, so the actual fume filtration system should work nicely while letting you ...

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Lady Gaga Cookies

In homage to the greatest thing to happen to pop in decades, fffireburns and their friend Matt created these awesome Lady Gaga cookies, inspired by some of her more notable and unorthodox outfits. Each cookie has its own unique piece of Gaga attire so you can just imagine the fierceness. Funny, I myreoccurringdream of a dinosaur biting off Lady Gaga’s ...

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Mario Meets Michelangelo: La Piet Goes Geek

Based on Michelangelo’s famed sculpture, La Piet (which you can see after the jump), designer Kordian Lewandowski used a block of polystyrene foam to complete his very own work of art – the Nintendo-inspired Game Over sculpture. Measuring slightly taller than an averaged sized man (seems to be about six-feet tall), Game Over mixes the drama of Renaissance art with ...

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1-Down Mushroom Could Just Ruin a Plumber’s Day

Even fictional plumber’s have nightmares. And if Mario does in fact dream, this is 1-Down Mushroom is surely the culprit that keeps him up at night. While he’s never actually seen one in the wild (or so he tells the cops), in fact their actual existence is questionable, his mother used to tell him that if he didn’t go to ...

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