The Exbury Egg will be a temporary, energy efficient self-sustaining work space for artist Stephen Turner in the estuary of the River Beaulieu, the UK. The Egg will be 'tethered’'like a boat and will rise and fall with the tide.
The Stayhold($13) is a smartly-designed plastic wall "that grips the carpet in your car and acts as a barrier to hold loose items securely against the side wall in your car trunk or boot." Good idea! Great uses include stopping your groceries from rolling around, holding wine bottles, football...
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for 300: Rise of an Empire. Directed by Noam Murro. In theaters March 2014. "Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes, and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield—on the sea—as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. "300: Rise of an Empire" pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy."
The Soundbox record player is a simple hand-cranked turntable, crafted out of cardboard. "How It Works: A metal gramophone needle picks up sound from the record, which is channelled through flutes in the corrugated cardboard. The simple triangle shape of the design acts as a rudimentary speaker amplifying sound."
Inspired by the interaction between glass and the human hand. You can put the glass down, but it's not stable. Melodi Bozkurt and Erin Turkoglu, the creative duo behind Müzz Design, call their glass "Meld Wine."
Reading classics couldn't be easier. With the tiny USB (5×2.5 cm), you can now read no less than 3,000 classic books. Just plug it into your computer or laptop and start reading. Authers include Charles Dickens, Jane Austin, Oscar Wilde, etc. $30
The wooden storage units by Italian designer Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba for Seletti are animal-shaped storage units, called "Sending Animals". These ingenious storage units are perfect for the industrial, traditional, shabby chic or even modern homes. Shapes of cattle, pig and duck are available.