The annual Valentine's Day is approaching, so it's time to come up with new and interesting ways to express your love. There's a special service offered by Tokyo's FabCafe. During the two-day process, the company will first take a 3D scan of your face using its in-house Breuckmann BodyScan machine, showing whatever expression you choose, and then output that 3D data into a silicon mold that can then be used to create your custom chocolates.
"When clipped onto a bottle with a neck, the stainless steel Drink 'N Clip Bottle Holder becomes an instant handle." Details: • Universal sizing — fits most bottles with 1"Ø neck • Dimensions: 2.3" x 2" x 1.1" • Weight: 0.21 oz. .............................. $3.39 (drink not included).
The Pistachio nut bowl by OTOTO Design is a playful and practical solution for serving nuts and olives. The pistachio shell shaped bowl looks like a pistachio split into two parts, one for serving nuts and the other for collecting discarded pits and shells. Just serve and watch everybody go nuts for the Pistachio. The bowl is made of melamine and is dishwasher safe.
The Airblow 2050 by Quentin Debaene is a prospective umbrella which uses air to protect user from the rain. It is based on the actual Dyson's technology, amplified and designed for a new use. The Dyson digital motor inhales the air and blows it out to create a protection dome on which drops bounce. While it is a technological umbrella, its elegant and clean shape fits it perfectly in its daily life environment. Its curved handle reminds classic umbrella as a poetic way.
This is a retro, eye-catching iPad docking station designed by valliswood. The docking station is handmade by a craftsman named Mario in Croatia from reclaimed wood of the local trees - old stumps, broken or parted logs - none are from living trees. You can simply dock you iPad into the "TV station", and the holes make the sound of the iPad deliver to you without any obstacle. Besides, the cutouts allow you to pass your cable through for charging.
The iPhone case with a cup holder, dubbed UpperCup by the Dutch firm Natwerk, enables iPhone addicts to text while balancing a cup of boiling hot liquid. The company says that it could sell for £21 later this year.
Polish fashion designer Aga Brzostek has created the Autumn/Winter Chair, a giant foam chair with a blanket to keep users warm. "Sweater-like elements of the chair can be used as a headrest to create a cozy environment for an evening reading as well as a soft cover for chilly winter nights." says Brzoste. The cover, made from reclaimed wool, is removable and adjustable, allowing the user to alter the look of the chair to suit their individual preferences.