Nextep Computer Concept: Designed to be worn as a bracelet, this computer concept is made out of a flexible touchscreen, features a holographic projector, pull-out extra keyboard panels and is social networking compatible.
Mini Projector Bangle: This unique concept by Prospective Design Studio features a powerful high defination projector and USB data storage, that allows it to project presentations directly on to any surface.
Carbon Wearable Solar Recharger: Carbon is a high tech wearable solar recharger and an analog watch; it recharges your iPhone, Android and other mobile devices on the go.
Texting Bracelet: The eJoux project consists of a Bluetooth device that allows you to receive text messages or connect to the music player to display the titles playing.
iBangle: iBangle is a design concept by Gopinath Prasana of futuristic iPod; it comes with a multi-touch trackpad.
Wearable Power Source: This wearable recharger provides the needed extra juice for your devices on the move; it wirelessly syncs with your device via Bluetooth, alerts you about notifications and even let's you page your phone when you've misplaced it.
On Time Headset System: It's a bracelet that tells time yet it also handles your calls; when some one calls you the bracelet alerts you of incoming call and its front face comes out as a wireless headset. It comes with dual touch screen, one on the headset and the second on the bracelet.
Dial Phone: The dial phone concept utilizes the age-old dial-phone technology combined with a beautiful design; you need to place it on any surface and the phone displays the numbers from interior holes.
Navigation Bracelet: Far From Home is a GPS enabled bracelet that displays iconoglyphs denoting the distance to home.
MP3 Player Creative: This portable music player can be worn as wristband and features a flexible display screen. It displays the play list and allows you to select the song or control volume with the touch of your fingers.
Larklife: This wristband keeps track of steps the wearer has walked, calories used, distance traveled, your diet and sleep too.
Energy Bracelet: The Dyson Energy Bracelet uses the thermoelectric effect to generate electricity torecharge up your mobile phone.
Bench is probably one of the furniture which is overlooked by many people. In their minds, it is just a longer version of chair but it is not as comfortable as sofa. This statement is right in some way – there are many benches like that. But bench can be cool as well, just like the 12 benches listed in this post. They are not only looking cool but also having some interesting functions. Some of them might look a bit weird for you, but we can deny the creativity behind it.
1. Grand Acanthus Rattan Bench
Called “Ethuil”, this bench by Dolcefarniente is like a normal straight seater with a headboard attached. Shaped like a huge acanthus leaf from the Greek and Roman times. This is a great statement piece that really pays homage to an old world time and will make you feel like you have your very own “throne”.
2. Poppins Bench
Named Poppins, this bench gives the illusion of many pillows laying on top of it. The padding protrudes from the surface of wood, is took down and positioned only where is necessary. Through its three-dimensionality and a slight deformation of shapes, you get a dynamic effect, a vibration enhanced by color.
3. Double up Bench
Designed by The Design Laboratory, the “Double Up” bench is a really original and fun design. Amazing shape and adaptability of the sofa/bench in self-skinning polyurethane, element initially closed, that opens in a zoomorphic way in order to show the own structural wealth. Like a flower, Double Up, opens up in order to give infinite aesthetic solutions, and can be adjusted according to your own needs.
Polstergeist is a beautiful bench with a modern touch. Inner frame of steel and wood. Upholstery of moulded polyurethane foam covered with leather or fabric. Runner in chromed steel. The system provides possibilities of none, one or two backrests. The backrests can also be placed in a tête à tête position.
5. På Sofflocket bench
The På Sofflocket bench was designed by Swedish students Emma Nilsson, Johanna Westin & Lisa Frode and comes with quite a few original features. Designed to reinterpret and adapt the common kitchen sofa, this intriguing looking piece of furniture has a minimalist design abundant in practicability. There are many storage space provided by the bench. Even though is not comfortable as sofa, but you still can lay on the side of it if want.
6. G-Full Toliet Bench
Designed by Italian company Hatria, the G-Full system is wall mounted, and boasts a stylish solid wood cover that converts this essential fixture into an elegant bathroom bench when not in use. Hidden away from view, the toilet and bidet are revealed when you flip up the wooden cover.
7. Splinter bench
Splinter bench are two chairs and they fit together like puzzle pieces to form a sleek contemporary-looking bench.
8. Lyubkka seating
With ergonomic and endless loop lines blended in a continuous organic three dimensional surface, this fancy looking bench especially envisioned for indoor spaces with a distinct personality.
9. Chain Bench
Created by the Danish designer Kerstin Kongsted, ‘Chain’ is inspired by the principle of the conventional bicycle chain. It is fun to play with and will acommodate your needs whether you are alone or in a larger group. It can be moved in a multitude of ways and is fully flexible.
10. Smooth and Smoothie
Called Smooth and Smoothie, this bench and table combo were created by French designer Florent Degourc. They are made of foam and resing, giving the illustion that these puppies are melting right onto the ground.
11. Sunset Planter Bench
The Horizon Bench Planter is a streamlined modern interpretation of the standard sitting perch that ends on one side in a planter. Made with a lightweight yet durable fiberglass structure and finished in Matte Black (Zinc) which will age gracefully over time and develop a soft patina.
12. 1960s Link Bench
Inspired by mid-century industrialism, this sculptural 1960s Link Bench consists of a seating triptych. Comfortable padded cushions sit atop a steel frame with a polished chrome finish. Steel flat-bar construction is linked by countersunk screws.
Using rocks, pebbles and leaves, Artist Dietmar Voorworld created beautiful pieces of land art. He starts this hobby during a trip to Greece, where he started playing with the sand and pebbles. Then he found himself in loving with to create those fine art with natural material, he began to take it seriously and started to photograph his works. With a unique sensibility for color, contrast and texture, Voorworld creates harmonious while stunning work. As he said ” my artistic work has something to do with peace. Peace with nature, with the weather, the stones, the light and the inscrutable ocean. Peace with myself.”
Illuminated Table: The KVAD Illuminated Table by Rotoluxe features a flat top surface that allows you to use it as a sleek end table, podium or seat.
Solar Illuminated Address Mailbox: This mailbox with solar powered address numbers turns on automatically at dusk and off at dawn.
Illuminated Chair: The modern Deville III Illuminated Chair feature an integrated light system that is sure to make an impression in any space.
Illuminated Akira 70 Table: Its made from natural folded beech wood and features a frosted glass base that makes the light to glow from the bottom.
Solar Powered Planter: Depending on the sunlight the planter will glow for 2 to 8 hours.
Illuminated Benches: Illuminated benches by Chilean artist I Navarro and French sculptor C Smith.
Illuminated Earrings: These earring illuminate in red, white or blue.
Illuminated Seating: This submersible seating features a built-in waterproof four-color light that can be activated using a remote control.
Illuminated Dog Leash: This Illuminated Dog Leash is safe and stylish to walk your dog at night
Revolights Wheels: These Revolights are built permanently into wheels; these second generation Revolights are permanently installed - riveted - right into the rims and have the same 360 degree visibility + forward projection as before, but requires minimal installation.
iGlo Light Up Headphones: Plug these cool headphones into your smartphone or MP3 player, press the sync button and watch the bright luminescent lights glow in rhythm to music.
Litecubes: These light-up rocks can activate one of 8 light modes with a simple push of a button, while its freezable gel inside the cubes will keep your drinks cool.
Light Up Cruiser by Snitto: This Light Up Cruiser by Snitto features transparent board illuminated by light-up wheels.
Light up Shoelaces: These fiber optic shoelaces glows constant, measures 26 inches long and are available in 7 colors.
Lighting iPhone 5 Case: This Van.D Premium Lighting Case for your iPhone 5 glows when you receive or text message.
Light-Up Bubbleizer: Creates an endless stream of bubbles that lights up as they stream out.
Light Up Shutter Shades: These Light Up Shutter Shades by Electric Styles features a whiteframe and comes in five glowing colors.
Light Up Tie: This Light Up Tie by Electric Styles comes with an adjustable zipper strap for a one size for all.
Light Up Football: The Light up Football contains lights that are impact activated and are clearly visible at 100 yards.
Drinking Straw is one of the most common accessories we use everyday. It’s usually made of plastic and looks like a short tube. However, we would like to introduce you 6 Cool and Creative Drinking Straws which is totally different from the straws we ususually see. Some of them are still straws but made with different material and looks like something else. Some of them are more than straws, such as the spoon straws and chopstick straws. Sounds interesting? Let’s take a look.
1. Stainless Steel Cocktail Straw with Filter [buy here]
At 7.5 inches, this long stainless steel filtered straw is the high-end choice for meticulous cocktail drinkers. It features an angled neck and a filtered bulb with perforations on two sides, making it ideal for herbal and muddled cocktails, such as mojitos or yerba mate. The increased length is great for those tall glass orders.
2. Heart Straws [buy here]
This cute heart straw is great for milkshakes and smoothies, cocktails and sodas and of course, perfect for weddings and valentines. Made of BPA free plastic. Measure 9-Inch tall
3. Candy Drinking Straws [buy here]
Sweeten up your next cocktail party! This pack of four straws includes three flavors, cherry, caramel, and apple, making them perfect for sipping or stirring anything from apple martinis to white russians. Straws measure 5.5″ long.
4. iodegradable Paper Straws: Bamboo or Birch [buy here]
Add a little bit of nature to your party. These cco-friendly, biodegradable and compostable paper straws are a stylish alternative to plastic straws. Liven up your table setting with these bamboo stem or birch tree bark pattern printed straws. Made with food safe ink. Box of 144 straws.
5. Soup Sticks [buy here]
Chopsticks are efficient for grabbing noodles, meats, and veggies, but when it comes to dealing with the tasty soup, they’re a complete fail and force you to slurp from the bowl or you have to use another utensils like spoon. Designed by Julian Lechner, soup stick is a simple, functional concept that combine chopstick and straws. These ingenious chopsticks are hollow inside with straw-like openings at one end and little filtering holes at the pointy end. When you’ve finished eating the solids with the Soup Sticks, now you can suck up the broth too.
6. Stainless Steel Spoon Straws [buy here]
It’s a spoon, it’s a straw, it is a spoon straw! From milkshakes to smoothies, enjoy your favorite drinks with these stainless steel straw spoons. Set of 4 spoons have colorful silicone bands to help identify drinks and provide a nice grip for sipping and twirling. Made of durable, reusable 18/8 stainless steel, it is totally dishwasher safe and reusable.
Booster Bath Elevated Dog Wash Tub: This elevated dog washtub provides you a 360-degree access for easy bathing and drying your dog while you stay dry.
Doggles: Doggles are superbly made sunglasses for dogs; these are perfect for dogs that like to lean out of car windows as these feature stylish air-vented wraparound frames that completely enclose the eyes.
Caravan Dog House: This is a luxury ceramic caravan dog house/dog bed designed by the Italian designer Marco Morosini for your pampered dog.
Drinkwell Indoor Outdoor Dog Fountain: The drinkwell outdoor dog fountain provides 3.5 gallons of clean and filtered water to your dog. It features dual filtration with charcoal and foam filters.
Dog Water Bottle: The H2O4K9 dog water bottle allows you to bring your dogs water and serve it up in one stylish container.
Dog Boots: These rubber dog booties are comfortable for your dog to wear while protecting their tender paws at the beach, river, on sidewalks and more.
Super Collar: This supposed Super Collar features a built-in retractable 3-foot leash.
Creative photo series by Davide Luciano and Claudia Ficca features potholes from the streets of Montreal, Los Angeles, and New York.
“My Potholes” project transforms deep potholes into clever playgroundsand locations for comedic fashion photography.
Using a macro approach, talented Ukrainian nature photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko reveal the amazingly tiny world of snail in front of us. With great patience and a steady hand, Mishchenko shoots his unwitting models in their natural habitats. Through a creative perspective, Mishchenko introduces a whimsical world of snails – how they kiss each other, drink drop of dew, stretch across gaps. Here we presented some of Mishchenko’s work and you can explore more on his website.
Created by food illustrator & food stylist Anna Keville Joyce, these ingenious food illustrations presented in this post comes from the series called “A Tribute to Budgie” which is Joyce used to mourned for the death of her pet bird. In this project, Joyce created those elegant birds comprised of food and arranged on plates. She also surrounded the creation with raw materials she used to create the scene, such as carrot, bread, kiwi fruit, pepper and so on. Enjoy the photo gallery below!
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