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Transfoarmchair Bends to Your Every Whim

We can only imagine the incredible leaps and bounds which will be made in the chair business by the time that “the future” rolls around. But if we had a choice of what the future chair would look like, the Transfoarmchair would seem like a safe bet, as long as the future really turned out to be like a science-fiction ...

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Concept Nike Glasses Allow Bikers To See Their Surroundings

Trust me, I know how important it is to see all of your surroundings when you’re biking. When I was 12 I was hit by a drunk driver. I can only think of what might have happened if I had been able to see what was going on around me. Would I have been able to avoid the hit? The ...

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Cutting Board Converts Into Bowl

What appears to be a unique-looking cutting board is actually a useful, multifunctional tool for your kitchen. Designed by Kenneth Johnson, you start by cutting up your lettuce or meats or whatever on the board. Once you’re done, you lift it up and the bottom expands to form a bowl with holes in it – better known as a colander ...

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The Ford 021c Concept Car

Ten years ago, this little bugger known as the 021c concept from Ford was unveiled. Universally despised, the car never made it to production due to the wild, radical design of Marc Newson, a furniture designer who had never worked on a car in his life. Sure, back in 1999, consumers weren’t ready for shit like this. But in today’s ...

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Folding Skateboard

Now here’s a concept we can really get behind. A folding skateboard concept designed by Jin-Seok Hwang. Dangerous? Probably, but c’mon, it’s skateboarding. This would make it much easier to bring a skateboard with you on a bike ride and would allow you to chuck it in a backpack and roll out. Though it’d really suck for this thing to ...

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Color Picker Lets You Grab The Colors of Nature

Photoshop has this neat little tool which allows you to grab a selected color from pretty much any image you want. Does that photo of an apple have that perfect red you’ve been looking for? The Color Picker by Jinsun Park allows you to grab any color, from any source, at any time and draw with that selected color, using ...

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Levi’s 501 Jeans In A Paint Bucket

No idea where you can get these or who designed them but I want a pair. Of course, I could just go to Uniqlo and pick out any color I damn well please but look! They come in a paint can! Link

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Braille E-book Reader

While the Amazon Kindle 2 is a fresh take on an e-book reader with its ability to read back books to you, some people who have a visual impairment could use something they can feel rather than hear. That’s the idea behind this concept braille e-book reader. Bumps change on a dynamic surface that can emulate braille, thus bringing a ...

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Nokia Concept Headphones Give You Wings (and Zombies)

Just for the hell of it, Nokia decided to run a design competition, challenging competing designers to create headphones inspired by their favorite music. Some of the resulting designs, as expected, are pretty awesomely wacky. The design above is inspired by Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” complete with unearthed zombies and a pedophile werewolf. After the jump, you can check out a ...

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Dynamically Augmenting Wheel System: Wheels That Remind Us of a Pizza Pie

Dynamically Augmenting Wheel System, or DAWS, might sound like some sort of high-tech mumbo jumbo, and for the most part, it is pretty complex. The conceptually designed wheels aredivided into eight separate parts which adjust to the car’s center of gravity without losing traction. You know how motorcycle wheels sort of shift under the driver’s weight as they turn? It’s ...

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