A simple design. Under or on the desk, next to the computer, or behind the TV, loose tangled cables are always untidy dust traps. Simply place your power strips or surge protector inside CableBox($30). Then stow away the surplus cable lengths, close the lid and done. Designed with cable outlets either side of the box, CableBox will fit almost every size power strip with extra space for the cords, adapters, etc. [ Thanks, Bluelounge ]
Maybe you have seen eNook(Pic check out more). Today we recommend Anthro's new product - eNook Pro($TBD), which is the secure wall-mounted workspace. Unlike the eNook, it add a CPU Holder under the workstation, you can use it as a normal computer desk. Other eNook Pro features with the LCD monitor model, a monitor hangs on a VESA mount rail and can be tilted 15 degrees for easy viewing, integrated keyboard and mouse tray on the main shelf and programmable numeric combination lock. It comes in three different colors; walnut, cherry and maple.
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LunaBlocks - big Lego bricks designed and created by Thierry Nahon & Philippe Landecker. They come in multiple colors and materials that are easily stacked together. LunaBlocks come in a number of types: your basic LunaBlock; LunaGlass, which are opaque and transparent blocks; LunaSoft, blocks made of durable polypropylene meant for kids; LunaLight, pillow-like material that's used to create comfortable seating; and LunaMetal, blocks cast in steel. You can check out the bricks from Homology range from $20 to $55(per brick). If you like the lego bricks as your table?
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The TIX Led Clock($50) is really cool which features the four seperate fields act like the four digits of a digital clock. The value of each digit is simply the number of illuminated squares in each field. So any given time of the day may have thousands of different ways of displaying the time. The clocks in the image are displaying the time 12:34. It features 3 brightness settings, and 3 levels of update options (every second, 3 seconds and every minute) Available in silver or black color.
The LifeSaver Bottle designed for placing the water into any pool of water you like and would suck it through the straw. The LifeSaver Bottle($460) uses replaceable filters, which can treat about liters of water - five and half years of usage of you drank 2 liters every day.The Lifesave's filters can filter out bacteria, viruses, parasties, fungi and all other microbiological waterborne pathogens. This design was made by Michael Pritchard, it was inspired after Hurricane Katrina back in 2004.
Boffi Minikitchen($TBD) is a mini kitchen in one trolley. The Minikitchen can be described as a large trolley with an enclosed hob unit, mini-fridge, drawer, storage compartments, small cutlery drawer, sockets for small electrical appliances, big solid teak chopping board and a pull-out worktop. The Minikitchen is a re-issue of Joe Colombo's celebrated 1966 design, realised now in Corian. Check out see more pics.
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The Origin Washbowl concept by Nothing design group. Water is denial of competition. It is very cool that you just take up a stone, the water can flow out. " Water does not lower itself nor fights with one another. When met with a boulder, water does not go against it nor does it try to take the boulder is place. Model expresses such naturalness. Such natural model adds life to water. Water lost its original appearance due to mankind. The river that used to flow for the eternal time is no longer a living existence. Form objects soon have to keep the duties of formless water. "
A new way to store your shoes, or bags. NL Architects have created an storage system using rubber bicycle straps. The Droog - Straps($23), which can be mixed and matched in charcoal, red, green and white, easily attach to the wall and allow for storage of various household items. Freeform, appealing and able to meet a wide diversity of storage demands, Straps are a unique means of reducing clutter while adding a colorful wall accent. It looks cute.
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The Him and Her chairs designed by Fabio Novembre. Casamania launched the Him and Her chairs at the furniture fair in Milan last month. Made from polyethylene. The sexy chair. Him & Her are born directly from the ideas behind the Panton Chair. An evolution of the hermaphroditic original, declined into the harmony of the two sexes. They assume sculpted forms like naked models of seduction but they feel no shame.
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The p¨¦riph¨¦riques architects designed this three story house in Thionville, France. It bulit with the huge amount of glass and a metal frame. This metal-frame house is fixed on a concrete basement. The facades are made of glass outlines called "profilit", offering thermal isolation as well as intimacy protection. And each layer is angled the opposite of the one below creating a wobbly effect. Pretty!
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The Massive Digital Ceiling Clock, features 2 digits of 7-segment display, formed using industrial fluorescent tubes, are suspended from the ceiling. It is a good idea. It can display the time(show the current time in minutes), at the same time. it can as the light source. Check out see the video of this Digital Ceiling Clock.
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When first time saw this bookcase, I have hesitated to if reported it because its bad quality Pics. When I saw it again, it caught my eyes, and I searched pics... The Contemporary Bookcase designed by Younes Duret. This bookcase looks like a snowflake from its shape. It looks unique and like a antique screen from Asia. This piece has a diameter of 140cm and is available in white or black. You also can check out it at Dar en Art. Check out see more Pics.
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Thanks Mike and Maaike. It is a new way to grill. The Baja BBQ Firepack is charcoal packaging that lights instantly and burns away in the grille, making the barbeque experience simple, clean and chemical free. It is a container made up of 100% recycled paper pulp and contains two pounds of charcoal. Features an integrated chimney that creates perfect hot coals in 15-20 minutes without the aid of chemicals or lighter fluid. Manufactured by Lazzari.
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Desgner Chen & Karlsson designed Peeandgo, it is a golden urinal for women(only for woman? I want to try it, _:)). It Inspired by traditional squat urinals in Asia and Middle East. There is not price info. If you need info and inquires, contact: Johan Karlsson: johan(a)chen-karlsson.com. More Pics see here.
You will want a Hook and Go Urban Shopper($60) or a man? The perfect market sidekick-eight hooks carry bags of fresh produce and other groceries up to 70 pounds with ease. Rubber wheels roll smoothly on rough city streets, with a rubber stopper to keep the shopper upright. Folds up for compact transport and storage.
This project - Sports Furniture by Florian Hauswirth and Thomas Walde. It included a pull-up bar , which you can hang onto it and stretch; a bench, it serves as a recreational bench and is at the same time ideal to practice sit ups; and a mat which as a carpet and as a sports mat; a skipping rope and a cup. I love its pull-up bar, I think it has another function, you can hang up your clothes when it is no using. The sports furniture collection is primarily intended to maintain physical fitness at home but is at the same time a furniture collection that easily blends into the living space.
The 2-in-1 Ladder/Hand Truck($70). Unlike traditional step ladders, this unit easily converts to a heavy-duty hand truck, combining two indispensable household tools in one while taking up half the usual storage space to keep both items at hand. The aluminum frame supports 300 lbs. as a ladder and 250 lbs. as a truck and the oversized polypropylene steps provide sure footing.
An old concept design, the Elastico Bookcase($110) by Arianna Vivenzio. It is available now! Bookcase carried out in "elastomeric" material. An elastic bandage in tension among two metallic elements well secure and connected with the wall. The bookcase lets to fit inside its own interior books-frames-containers drawers and any kind of objects which remains, this way, fitted in the bandage thanks to the tension created by its own elastic nature.
Wow, this chair has four feet, which represents the love between a woman and man. The Perspective Chair desiged by Pharrell in collaboration with Domeau & P¨¦r¨¨s. You can see this chair in Paris at the Emmanuel Perrotin Galerie. The show will be from October 21st 2008 until January 10th 2009(Wow, Now only May). The chairs will be available in a few colors and only 4 of each will be sold. A fun chair.