No, you're not looking through beer goggles - these beer glasses give off the optical illusion that you're drinking your beer upside down! The Hopside Down Beer Glass is hand-blown, precisely crafted, and with it's double walled design, your warm hands won't take the chill off your beer! Designed by Perpetual Kids, you can get one of… Continue
Have you ever wondered how boring a car design is in terms of its SYMMETRY??? How it looks from right is exactly how it looks from left if mirrored!!!! BUT Nissan has come up with this asymmetrically designed car called CUBE, although quite BOXY, but perhaps the first which looks different from different sides!!! Take a look! I saw one in downtown today! Its quite DIFFERENT!!!! http://www.nissanusa.com/cube/#/key-features/overview/…
Download one of SHOWstudio's seven exclusive design_download patterns and create your own unique version. A selection of the most accomplished interpretations will be displayed as part of SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution.
Or forgo the contest altogether and just download the patterns from designers John Galliano, Junya Watanabe, Alexander McQueen,Yohji Yamamoto, Maison Martin Margiela, and Gareth Pugh. It's a chance to create your own designer… Continue
Added by wendella on August 27, 2009 at 7:00am —
Next time you have some guests over, bust out these chat plates and get ready for a few chuckles. Quirky and charming, these plates were designed to resemble conversation bubbles from manga, or Japanese comics. They were designed by Ikuko Nakazawa and are available at the… Continue
Torn Lights by Billy May are designed to elegantly blend into your room.
The idea behind the design was to muddle the barrier between the room and its contents, creating the illusion that light comes from the room itself.
Designer Hong-Kue Lee conceptualized this gesture-controlled LED lamp that allows users to determine how much light they’ll need. To use, simply swipe a finger or span your palm above a sensor on the body of the lamp. Love the sleek style and eco-friendly function!
Many furniture brands claim to be "green" these days, but this table and stool set designed by Icelandic landscape architect Dagný Bjarnadóttir takes it to a whole 'nother level. Furnibloom plexiglass furniture cleverly houses plants, spices, vegetables, or flowers for easy cultivation, and is perfect for aspiring gardeners who live in the city.…
A really unusual shoes were designed for fall/winter 2010 collection of Dsquared. The main focus of this series of skeletal stilettos is on heels that are designed in the form of the spine of the human body. They look like they are made from spinal columns or even they are alive. For sure this model will find its fans in August when they will be on sale.…
The 'Urglass' project by British industrial designer Ellen Thomas is a lamp design that began as an investigation into how people utilize light while taking into considering its effects on space and the problems involved with portability. The results is a product that derives its aesthetic from a workman's lamp featuring cleats to conveniently wrap the wire around.…
What a clever way to hang your clothes! Here are minimalist wall coat hangers shaped like collars. They're named Monsieur Dressup and are designed by Anna Thomas from the Loyal Loot Collective in Canada. They're made from bent maple veneer.…
Who wouldn't want to turn off all the lights and take a nice, hot shower in this bathroom? Spotted on Freshome, this beautiful bathroom was designed by Blanca Sanchez of Halo Design Interiors. Inspired…
From Wallpaper Magazine: Vehicle design at the Royal College of Art turned 40 this year. The postgraduate course, with a global reputation for nurturing up-and-coming car designers, boasts an alumni that reads like the who’s who of the car design world.
I like any well-designed video that gives me a glance at the past and a look into the future. Perhaps that is why I thoroughly enjoyed this video from MAYA design.
"It is widely accepted that in the foreseeable future the worldwide network of computing devices will grow to billions, or even tens of billions of nodes. However, if we broaden our consideration to include networks of information devices (all artificial systems that deal in any way with…Continue
Here's a really stylish way to serve your ordinary chips and salsa. Designed by New York-based design studio MyDesign Group for Nambé, "Scoop Chip and Dip" features a dip bowl that hovers effortlessly over a larger serving bowl.
"The inspiration for the Scoop Chip and Dip came from the sweeping, fluid motion one performs when scooping an actual chip into… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 24, 2010 at 11:00am —
Whether you're a designer or just a design enthusiast, there are certain words of wisdom everyone can live by. This series, made "just for fun" by Anthony Neil Dart, takes some meaningful phrases by Massimo Vignelli and turns them into wonderful tribute posters. It's called Vignelli Forever.
Massimo Vignelli is a Milan, Italy-born designer who started one of the largest design… Continue
The Rotor 360 camera, designed by Charlie Nghiem, is beautifully simple in its execution of design. By removing the buttons for menu options and instead replacing them with a rotating column of choices, Nghiem has improved the interface of the modern digital camera.
Nghiem offers this brief explanation about his design, "The column consists of several cylinders stacked on top of… Continue
It may surprise you to know what type of vehicle this luxurious interior belongs to. It's not a jet, or a limo, but rather a Mercedes Benz Van. Called JetVans, the high end interiors of these vehicles were designed by Becker Automotive Design and take inspiration from private planes.
With features such as hide-away tables, built-in internet connections, and other…
Just a quick reminder that Top Design is coming back to Bravo on Sept 3rd! Like Project Runway but for interior designers, Top Design has a brand new host, India Hicks, and 13 new contestants ready to battle it out for the $100K cash prize and a spread in one of… Continue
Added by alice on August 10, 2008 at 7:30am —