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Wheel Pants

Wheel Pants
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Keep your bike from gathering dust, and keep your wall from getting banged up while brightening your storage space with these machine-washable bicycle covers. Each one is made from stretch jersey fabric and one size fits all bikes. Available in a variety of fun patterns.

This Is America Figure

This Is America Figure

Toymaker Cracked Hatchet is making an extremely limited run (just 8 pieces) of hand-painted figures inspired by Childish Gambino’s video for This Is America. Each one is being auctioned off for charity, though Donald Glover apparently snagged the first one.

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LIFX Mini Lightbulb

LIFX Mini Lightbulb

LIFX’s Mini LED bulbs offer an affordable way to enter the world of home automation and smart lightbulbs. Available in color and white versions, the Mini emits 800 lumens of light and works with Apple HomeKit out of the box.

Multi-flame Candle

Multi-flame Candle

A truly unique candle, which is filled with channels that direct its flame towards additional wicks, gradually setting off numerous blazes, and burning the whole thing down. Sadly, the Bravit XL candle appears to have been discontinued, but it’s still cool to watch.

Engraved Wood Patent Prints

Engraved Wood Patent Prints
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Dress up your space with these laser-engraved cherry wood prints which feature illustrations from significant patents. Choose from objects like the computer mouse, space capsule, hard disk drive, and more. They measure 13″ x 9″ and come with hanging hardware.

Plier Divider & Bar Table Concept

Plier Divider & Bar Table Concept

Laurel Hwang’s Plier is a room divider that can also perform the opposite of its original function. It has hydraulic pistons that let you fold its upper half down, turning the divider into a table. Its translucent surface alludes to its inclusive design.

Ozzio 4×4 Expandable Table

Ozzio 4×4 Expandable Table

Italian furniture maker Ozzio shows off a dining/conference table that can be expanded in both length and width, using a clever series of sliding and hinged leaves that hide beneath its wooden surface. You might want to mute the audio and play your own music though.

The Origin of the ’80s Aesthetic

The Origin of the ’80s Aesthetic

If retromodern videos are to be believed, the 1980s were defined entirely by a neon glow and synthwave music. Vox takes a look back at the actual ’80s to figure out where some of the key styles that defined the decade came from.

TAKU PC Case

TAKU PC Case

A smartly designed aluminum case for DIY PC builders, designed by CRYORIG and built by Lian Li. The TAKU provides a home for a Mini-ITX motherboard and all of its components in a minimal, easy-to-upgrade enclosure that doubles as a monitor stand. (Thanks Ben!)

Genesis I Polypatch

Genesis I Polypatch

2BTruman demonstrates his custom-built synth, which looks like something off of a starship’s bridge. The system is powered by a Mac Mini, Ableton Live and Analog Lab, but the custom interfaces make it truly one of a kind. You’ve gotta check out the epic power-on sequence.

LED Side Tables

LED Side Tables

All Things LED, the same guys who brought us that slick light-up backsplash have applied their sensibilities to standalone furniture, creating these cube-shaped side tables which can display bright and colorful animations.

Sticker Mule Custom Packing Tape

Sticker Mule Custom Packing Tape
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Do you send packages for your own business? Make your packages stand out from the crowd with Sticker Mule’s latest addition – custom-printed packaging tape. Simply upload your artwork, and it’ll ship in just 4 days. Grab a single 300′ x 3″ roll for just $9 through 4/17/17.

Sculptures by Alan Williams

Sculptures by Alan Williams

“I think in a way that destroying things is a creative process…” Alan Williams explains how his childhood knack for breaking and re-configuring toys inspired his design aesthetic. His current works are intricate animals with bio-mechanical bodies. A film by Ben Cox.

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Pantone Xmas Ornaments

Pantone Xmas Ornaments
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Originally available only in Italy, you can now get your hands on these cool Pantone color ornaments from Amazon. The two-toned glass spheres are sold individually so you can mix and match your favorite hues.

Faraday Future FFZERO1 Concept

Faraday Future FFZERO1 Concept

The FFZERO1 Concept is a glimpse into the future of race cars. Powered by four electric motors generating over 1000 hp, a lightweight, highly aerodynamic carbon fiber shell, and a high-tech interior with augmented reality displays, and a NASA-inspired pilot’s seat.

Revolving Bed & Bookshelf

Revolving Bed & Bookshelf

Expand Furniture’s space saving design combines several full-sized pieces of furniture. One side has a table and a bookshelf. Fold the table up and turn the shelf around to reveal a fold-down mattress. Available in six colors.

D’Hauteville Concrete Low Armchair

D’Hauteville Concrete Low Armchair
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Julie Legros and Lavallard Boget created this truly special interpretation of a classic Eames mid-century modern chair, replacing fiberglass with concrete, and swapping aluminum for steel rebar legs. The seat side has a smooth finish, while the rear is rough and unfinished.

Things That Can Kill You

Things That Can Kill You

Joe Marcantonio directed this wonderful short documentary about British pop artist Death Spray Custom, who creates unique and fantastic artwork for everything from helmets to power tools and race cars. That polygonal motorcycle design at 2:40 is sick.

Gagan Design LED Lamps

Gagan Design LED Lamps
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Canadian studio Gagan Design handcrafts these modern, minimal lamps from wood. Warm white LEDs provide a long-lasting, energy-efficient light source that would look great on any desk. The floor lamp makes an awesome statement piece.

Lithe Clock

Lithe Clock
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Studio Ve’s wall mounted Lithe Clock possesses wispy long minute and hour hands made of steel wire, which sweep, bend and swoosh on the clock face, much like the way a ballerina performs around the stage. Number decals are included.

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Formlabs Tough 3D Printer Resin

Formlabs Tough 3D Printer Resin

Formlabs made a Rube Goldberg machine using its new Tough Resin. Compatible with the Form 1 and Form 1+ 3D printers, Tough Resin is durable, rugged and flexible, making it ideal for high-impact and high-stress use.

Plug Pendant Lamps

Plug Pendant Lamps
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Designed by Chaiyut Plypetch for Propaganda, these playful plastic pendant lamps look like a giant AC plug dangling from your ceiling, with each skinny bulb representing a prong. We’re going to need a bigger outlet.

Driving the Dymaxion

Driving the Dymaxion

In 1933, architect Buckminster Fuller wanted to revolutionize the automotive industry with the Dymaxion car – designed to be fast, aerodynamic and could seat 11 passengers. An accident killed the Dymaxion, but this replica is impressive.

Bowler Hat Colander

Bowler Hat Colander
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The perfect pasta and veggie strainer for true gentlemen, this colander does double duty as an old-fashioned bowler hat. Guaranteed not to keep the rain off your head. Handlebar moustache sold separately.

Quant F & Quantino Concept Cars

Quant F & Quantino Concept Cars

nanoFlowcell hypes up its flow battery technology with two new cars. The Quant F gets a total of 1090hp from its electric motors and has a crazy 497mi range. The Quantino on the other hand has 186hp and a table-flipping 620mi range.

Enko Running Shoes

Enko Running Shoes

These unconventional running shoes have actual spring-based shock absorbers and can be adjusted based on the wearer’s weight, and whether they’re walking, jogging or running in them. Launching on Indiegogo 2/1/2015.

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