Tag Archives: wood

Type Cube: Design Your Own Fonts

I’m not quite sure what the Type Cube is supposed to be but from what I can gather, you can design your own fonts using cubes with painted shapes on them. Use black squares and quarter-leaves to spell out classic words like “BONER” and “TOOL.” Actually, Type Cubes look like a fun way to teach children about letters, design and ...

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Homeless Chateau

If you’re broke and squatting in an abandoned warehouse, you might as well make the best of it. Such is the mindset behind James Westwater’s “sustainable organic greenery domicile” better known as the Homeless Chateau. It has a small cooking and toilet area (gross), storage and a place to sleep – the essentials of any home. The caveat is that ...

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hangUP Arcade Coat Hooks

Feeling nostalgic? Just converted your basement into a bar and need a new coat rack? Consider Surface Tension’s hangUP coat racks. They’re made from real wood and real arcade joysticks and buttons. You can get them in 3UP and 4UP versions, each with the respective amount of coat hangers included. The best news is that they’ll be taking custom orders ...

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Send Your Loved One Some Plane Mail

Forgot to send your nephew his Christmas present for this year? Quickly order one of these Plane Mail postcards to send him and quickly place the blame on the US Postal Service. These postcards are made out of wood and pop out into an easy-to-assemble balsa wood glider. Just like the old days! The best part is that you can ...

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PC Case Mod: That’s So Tron!

This is one ill case mod. That’s slang for “well done and sexy,” which is exactly what Nick Falzone was going for with this computer case inspired by a Beijing building. This concoction of wood and circuitry looks to be a mash up of Tron and the Borg cube, minus the corrupt programs and assimilation. Because Nick is such a ...

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A Mobile Bench That Borrows From A Wheelbarrow

You’d think this mobile park bench was made by IKEA with its simple design and detailed instruction set for how to build it. Ironically, the creator is artist Rogier Martens, who happens to be Dutch. Did you know the parent company of IKEA is a Dutch-registered foundation known as INGKA Holding? Coincidence? I think not. This is the ideal park ...

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Wood You Call Me, Please?

Although this isn’t the only phone that gives us wood, it does make us pop a hard one. After all, when it comes to using Skype or any other VOIP service, it’s tough to look cool talking into your monitor. But, with the Hulger Pappa*Phone, you can’t not look cool. It’d be impossible. In fact, you could call anyone on ...

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The Phone That Gives You Wood

Hyun Jin Yoon and Eun Hak Lee have designed this jagged edged wooden phone dubbed the Maple Phone. It’s made up of African Blackwood and sports some of the latest features you’d find in any cellphone to date. An MP3 player, digital camera and the basic functions like calling and SMS are all incorporated into this wooden phone that’ll have ...

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Rollercoaster For Bikes, Sign Waver Prior To Riding

Think you’re hardcore? Think again. Swedish artist and designer Anders Jakobsen aka Lagombra has created a bicycle rollercoaster for the MU Art Foundation in Eindhoven. Made up of raw wood and scaffolding the coaster is reminiscent of a series of toppled dominoes. The tracks highest peak nearly hits two meters and dares riders to risk their necks for nothing more ...

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