Fans of classic arcade games will dig VectorEngrave’s slick anodized aluminum coasters which feature engraved images inspired by Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and Tetris. Available in three different thicknesses, and sold in a set of four.
For those of us incapable of keeping house plants alive, there’s always the trusty cactus. But if you can’t even handle that, there’s always these coasters that look like a cactus, but require no care and feeding. Includes 6 cork coasters, a slotted lid, and a terracotta pot.
You may not really care about getting stains on your coffee table, but you still might want to grab a set of coasters so you don’t get yelled at anyhow. These should do the trick, plus they’re cut from the same Horween leather used to make real NFL footballs.
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.
It’s human nature to want to pop the little bubbles in bubble wrap. So there’s nothing quite as sadistic as what maker Peter Brown did – by submerging bubble wrap in crystal clear resin and making frustrating coasters that can never be popped. Oh the humanity!