Tag Archives: household

Homestar Spa Makes Bathroom Wallpaper Bearable

Sega Toys has revealed its latest model in the Homestar Home Planetarium series. It’s been over a year since the last Homestar debuted and just when you thought Sega Toys was running out of artificial planetarium ideas, they announce the Homestar Spa. Yes, a home planetarium designed specifically for the bathroom. Taking a shit while staring at the stars was ...

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Hand-blown Glass Lamps From Design Miami

Sometimes, it’s better to let pictures speak for themselves. These amazing hand-blown glass lamps are from various designers from the Design Miami show that just took place this week. My favorites include pieces from Delphine Rumo and Julien Renault. They may not tell time, but they’ll remain timeless. Hit the jump to see more shining goodness:

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Glide Is The Only Toaster You Need

If you haven’t noticed, we’re crazy about toasters. Winner of the Macef/Designboom Ceramics for Breakfast Competition 2007, George Watson has crafted a ceramic toaster dubbed “Glide” using slip molded porcelain. Claiming that there has been “little development of the toaster,” has been Watson’s main drive in crafting this atypical toaster. Just shovel the toast into the feeder to have it ...

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Digital Pillow Keeps An Eye On Your Kid

I don’t know what Turkish designer Erdem Selek was thinking when creating this, but Big Brother must have been floating around in someone’s mind. What seems like an ordinary pillow is really a space-alien with a digital eye. It’s designed to let newborn mothers watch their children through a webcam when they’re sleeping. Some would argue it’s lovely, others would ...

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Picket Fence Keeps Cables Hidden, Untangled

Remember in school how all the network cables stayed hidden with those nice plastic shells that went up and down the walls and side to side on the floors? Wish you could do the same for your home? Now you can, thanks to Brooklyn-based designer Karl Zahn. His Picket Fence project looks to keep your cable collection tucked away behind ...

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TIX LED Clock Resembles A Channel Changer

Upon first gaze, one might think that the TIX LED Clock is actually a futuristic TV remote. In reality, it’s just another crazy clock made by some designer who got bit by the “unique and interesting” mosquito. Each digit is represented by the number of illuminated squares, making the clock tricky to read at first but something you’ll no doubt ...

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Replacing Plants With Solar Plants

When you get to the point where you’ve fucked with the Earth so much that normal plants just won’t cut it, you need alternatives. That’s why the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Mitsubishi and Tokki Corp. have developed a prototype solar cell module that resembles a living plant. With organic thin-film solar cells, the module is ...

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Where The Hell Am I Going To Put This Thing

Straight out of the Beetlejuice film comes Dust Furniture, an acid-trip take on real furniture except for one thing: you can’t put books on it. Well, certain shelves seem straight but if you check out the gallery there are tons of these designs which aren’t practical shelving space. That’s alright though, as Dust Furniture is completely for show. Having guests ...

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The Drum Table

These fully customizable percussion coffee tables will soon render games like Rock Band a thing of the past. Designer Tor Clausen crafts these in his studio in Olympia, Washington. The drum table has a large variety of re-arrangeable inserts that mimic many percussion instruments and comes in four different sizes, the smallest of which accepts four of the smaller instruments ...

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Sony Sountina Glass Speakers Double as a Bong

Sony’s latest prototype speaker, the Sountina, has finally arrived on store shelves. Besides its awkward shape and size, the main selling-point is the transparent organic glass tube which vibrates and expands sound to 360-degrees. In the guise of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s bong, this speaker has a larger price tag than any glass piece used for tobacco purposes only. If you can ...

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