Arts & Design

Thomas the Transforming Tank Engine

This Transformer mash-up toy is built using discarded Thomas the Tank Engine toys. Composed of Thomas and some of his best train friends, Thomas the Transformer is a locomotive Frankenstein monster. Included on this Transformer are Thomas himself, his green friend Percy and the red engine James. This excellent toy sold on the Singapore eBay site for only S$10. Do ...

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Nike Goes Anatomical

This Haute Charcuterie pair of Nike Air Force 1s puts the pedal to the metal and the metal to the muscle. Designer BlackYard created these anatomical pair of Nikes, which divides your foot into prime slices of meat. I’m sure this has some sort of snazzy concept, like “Oh, Nike is just one of those corporations filled with porky pigs.” ...

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An Apple Fanboy with a Sweet Tooth

BCake as put together an amazing display of Apple cake goodness. Including the iPhone, the Macbook Pro, the Mighty Mouse and even more geeky goodness, such as pens, Apple’s trademark white USB cables and post-it notes, this cake creation is a multi-faceted geek dream. If it tastes half as good as it looks I’ll be halfway to diabetes by the ...

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Cellphone Evolution Matryoshka Nesting Doll

Russia is known for two things. Commies and Matryoshka dolls. Over the years, there have been some super creative Matryoshka nesting dolls designed and displayed, and this set is one of the coolest I’ve seen. Instead of the typical pear shaped Russian broad, this Matryoshka set is composed of a visual evolution of the mobile phone. Starting from the days ...

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Marquee Picture Frame

If you live anywhere near a church or public school, this Marquee Picture Frame shouldn’t be a mystery. Sold with a set of of white punch-out letters, you can create your own messages and post them on the frame, changing the message whenever you want. The frame allows for lettering to appear on all sides of the photo, if you ...

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The Coolest and Geekiest Custom Nike Sneakers You’ll Ever See

These customized Nike Dunks by Daniel Reese are some of the coolest, geekiest shoe designs I’ve ever seen. Without exception, I would rock every single pair of these bad boys, including the pink and cutesy Princess Peach pair. They’d actually go great with my Bubblebum Pants. I dare you to find a cooler Nike shoe design than these. Each pair ...

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Toy Story LEGO Minifigs

Ever since LEGO and Disney announced their little partnership back in February, I’ve been eagerly awaiting some sort of joint project between the two companies. My wait has finally been rewarded. In January 2010, LEGO will release this awesome set of Toy Story minifigs, followed later in the year by sets inspired by Cars, and the upcoming Prince of Persia ...

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Super Mario Fire Hydrant

This is why I friggen’ love street art. His arms might be by his ears and his head might be slightly too pointy, but the Super Mario Fire Hydrant piece of street graffiti is an awesome piece of work. Now where’s the Luigi light post or the Yoshi park bench? Link [via]

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Peg Puzzle Player Modular Stereo System

Everything is in its right place. Every element has its own home. A special form fit dock for charging each piece of the Peg Puzzle Player. The Peg Puzzle Player by Jongchul Kim is a modular stereo system which includes nine separate modules. The nine modules communicate through Bluetooth. Each of the nine pieces has their own custom spot on ...

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Turning Japanese: Mario Gets the Jap Art Treatment

Just like The Vapors classic 1980 single “Turning Japanese,” I’m fairly confidant that Mario is, in fact, turning Japanese. I really think so. Created for Uberbook’s Designers Game Remix by Flickr user Xiaobaosg, this Japanese art-themed piece draws inspiration from Super Mario Bros and the Capcom game Monster Hunters. Featured in the print are Mario himself, Bowser and a much ...

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