Arts & Design

Donkey Kong Shelves Are Worth the Asymmetry

Asymmetry is a big no-no in the world of interior design. But much like any other rule, there are exceptions. This Donkey Kong shelving idea is definitely not symmetrical, but the dash of gaming culture it adds is SO worth it. Anyway, the asymmetrical parts sort of cancel each other out. Am I right? It brings Donkey Kong from the ...

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iPhone Playing Cards

At first glance, you might think that this is some sort of new twisted iPhone application, designed to make you purchase 52 iPhones for a complete deck (and no doubt some schmuck would do it). But nope, nothing devious going on here. This is an actual deck of playing cards designed to look like the iPhone. This $25 deck features ...

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LEGO Satan is Not Satisfied With Your Brick Creation

You’ve tried everything. You’ve tried rebuilding damaged architecture with LEGOs. You’ve tried building crazy reconstructions of video game characters. Hell, you’ve even tried recreating other forms of geek media with brick art. And guess what. None of your efforts have amused LEGO Satan. That deal you made with the devil for a lifetime supply of Jolt cola in exchange for ...

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Concept Shower Uses Waste Water To Grow Plants, Purify Remainder

The Phyto-Purification Bathroom and Shower concept uses your wasted water, unused and usually flushed down the drain, to help aid the growth of an organic system which purifies the water, right in your bathroom. The plants are organized in such a way that they aid each other’s growth and all play a vital role in the purification of the wasted ...

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Marvel Comic Book Cover Mural

Featuring Marvel comic book covers by such titles as Spider Man, X-Men, Daredevil, The Incredible Hulk, Silver Surfer, The Avengers, The Fantastic Four, The Human Torch and Wolverine, and interwoven with both new and classic issues, this Marvel Comic Book Cover Wall Mural is essential for comic book fans. Available in 9 x 15 ($255) and 6 x 15 ($155), ...

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Steampunk Elephant Gas Mask

They say that elephants never forget. But who cares about memory if you have to be terrified by mice all of the time. Is that any life worth living?! Huh? HUH? ANSWER ME! The “Pachydermos” steampunk-inspired gas mask is either made for elephants or made to make you look like an elephant. Either way, the steampunk design is pretty badass. ...

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Canned Food Art

Canstruction is an awesome annual international design competition in which designers create their own pieces of pop art using nothing but canned food. With each piece taking 8-12 weeks to complete, thousands of cans are used during the competition. They are all later donated to food banks. Ok, great, so the homeless evidently love it, but what about us? Just ...

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Silent Hill-themed My Little Pony Dolls

First we saw a zombie pony. Then we posted about Gears of War and Zelda-inspired My Little Pony dolls. Now, we have the privilege to introduce the Silent Hill-themed Pony dolls, available on eBay. Specifically, these two Little Ponies are inspired by the Pyramid Head and Zombie Nurse characters. The current bid is $32, but there is eight days left ...

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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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