Back in the day, we used to use 3.5″ floppy disks as improvised coasters. That was all fine and good, but drinks slipped right off, and they were a bit lumpy. These laser-cut wooden coasters seem like a better idea, and even have a foam back to protect your tabletops.
Look inside a human brain without the inconvenience of being crammed into an MRI chamber. This set of 10 glass coasters are each printed with a brain slice, which form a completed image when stacked in the proper sequence.
Perfect for graphic designers, these clever acrylic coasters feature cyan, magenta, yellow and black halftone separations of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, only producing the full color image when stacked together.
Rep your side of States with the Coast to Coaster set by Poketo. Available in East Coast, West Coast and Gulf Coast sets, the coasters measure 4″-4.5″ and are made of Baltic beech wood. You know what the Midwest is? Young and coastless.
Solve drink stains with these Rubik’s Cube coasters. They come in packs of six that can be stacked to form a 4″ Rubik’s Cube – solved or unsolved – so you can store them in plain sight.
Next time you have a triple shot of vodka, get a Triple Word Score with these Scrabble drink coasters. Each set comes in a metal tin with 54 coasters made from recycled paper pulp.
Let your houseguests know their fate if they so much as let their glass sweat on your coffee table without one of these. Complete the effect by lining your living room with plastic tarps.
Stop using napkins or those wimpy plastic things you call a coaster. This is a man’s coaster. Tough, durable and can bear even the heaviest mugs. Actually we’re not sure about that last bit.