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The Touch Slab is a Bluetooth trackpad made out of a single piece of wood. It supports multitouch and also works as a numerical pad. Like Orée’s wooden keyboard, the Touch Slab is made of either walnut or maple.
Rookies is a free iOS app that makes photos look like old baseball cards. You can then pay to have Rookies print your cards on premium recycled card stock. If you’re more of a basketball fan, check out this app instead.
A small device that lets you sample colors from surrounding objects. You can save the RGB values of colors and even look for paint stores that sell the exact same color of paint. It works with iOS, Android, Windows and OS X.
Designed by signage and typography specialists Goodwin & Goodwin, the Cinema Type Board is made of a black powder-coated bent steel board and double-sided font cards. An easy to use sign for personal or commercial use.
The Monza Concept four-seater hybrid has a three cylinder engine that runs on natural gas. Gull-wing doors provide access to both front and rear seats, and it has a customizable dashboard that uses 3D LED projectors. More here.
Sami Mustonen’s proposal for an official LEGO Jurassic Park playset. It includes the park’s gate and vehicle, three minifigs and of course a T-Rex. Vote for it on Cuusoo; it’s where the BTTF and Minecraft sets were born!
These creative photos of national flags made from food commonly associated with the country they represent were made to get the word out about the Sydney International Food Festival. They are mostly just making us hungry though.
If your landline still gets a lot of mileage, check out the beautiful Swissvoice L7, which has a timeless angular design. Its base station functions as an answering machine and has an intercom connection with the handset.
Michael Mueller’s handsome 3D printed dog bone tags can be customized with text on the front and on the back. They’re made of stainless steel or silver with optional gold or bronze plating, and they come in three sizes.
A 3D printer, a 3D scanner and a milling machine in one compact form. It’s entirely possible to go from concept to finished product with just this machine. It’s also customizable and its software and schematics will be open source.
Jon Patterson’s Pogo concept is a 3.5mm headphone plug with two parts. The parts are connected by magnets and Pogo pins. Like Apple’s MagSafe, Pogo is secure yet detaches safely to prevent damage to headphone cables.
Cléon Daniel designed this table to challenge pool sharks (and pool monkeys?) Aside from its odd shape, the table only has four pockets. It’s made of hardwood, leather and brass and comes with one white, one yellow and 10 brown balls.
The 2014 BMW M4 Concept Coupé has carbon fiber-reinforced plastic parts, including the roof, front splitter and rear diffuser. Its huge air intakes cool its yet to be specified engine. Official reveal video here.
Cadillac is on a roll with their concept cars. The Elmiraj is their latest take on the grand coupe. It has a 500hp 4.5L turbocharged V8, 22″ wheels, a titanium, leather and wood interior and a stunning profile. More on Autoblog.
The dates on EXP CAL YYYY were scanned from expiration labels on food and medical products. Elizabeth Ward said it took her four years to find all 366 dates (Feb. 29 is included). It measures 27″x39″ and includes 50 sticky notes.
Made by Murphy’s Paw Design, this fold-out pet bed is perfect for small apartments. It’s made of mahogany (stained or painted) and comes with a cushion. Videos here. Contact Murphy’s Paw Design to order.
Made by Australian design company Page Thirty Three, the Cinematic Lightbox is a lighting fixture that looks like a theater banner display. The box is made of plywood and comes with a set of interchangeable letters and symbols.
Everything but the Manual is David Graas’ concept for a DIY furniture kit. It consists of 177 identical oak blocks that can be affixed to each other using ordinary bolts and wing nuts. It’s LEGO furniture. Video here.
Designed by Thomas Walde, Postfossil’s shelf is for bicycle enthusiasts. It lets you present your beloved ride as a room centerpiece. The shelf is made of fir and has a steel pin and coconut fiber mats.
A two-seater car with a 550hp V10 Lamborghini engine. The Parcour is designed to be equally at home on gravel, snow and race tracks. Its exhaust system is above the gearbox to prevent them from being damaged when off-roading.
A patent-pending design for a food and condiment jar. Jar~with~a~Twist works like the containers for deodorant sticks and lipsticks. Use the knob at the bottom to raise its floor up to make it easier to access its yummy contents.
Quattria’s Anita is a customizable shelf made of thermoformed acrylic. You can choose which letters to have, whether they’ll be in white, blue or red and whether your shelf will be wall-mounted or just placed on the floor.
Turn a photograph, a magazine cutout or pretty much anything into a postcard with Tatjana Buisson’s Postick. Its an adhesive label printed with the blanks you find at the back of postcards. Measures 5.7″ x 3.8″.
An offshoot of BMW’s Active Tourer concept compact car. It’s a hybrid that has a 1.5L engine and an electric motor for a total output of 190hp. It has a built-in carrier rack for two bicycles, rugged interior and a glass roof.
Tim Leong’s book presents trivia about comic books and comic book characters using stylish charts and infographics. Hardcore comic fans shouldn’t expect an encyclopedia though: Tim seems to have focused more on fun than facts.
Invented by Steve Hollinger, the Squito is a ball-shaped throwable camera. It takes 360º panoramic videos or pictures and has built-in image stitching and stabilization. The Darkball variant uses infrared and thermal imaging.
A rear wheel drive single-seat sports car based on one of the year’s most popular releases – the 2014 Jaguar F-Type. The Project 7 has an aluminum body, a 5L supercharged V8 engine with 550hp and 8-speed ZF transmission.
IKEA designed improved temporary housing for refugees. Like IKEA’s furniture, the houses are assembled on-site. They are more durable and comfortable than tents and even have a solar panel and insulation. More here and here.
Add a dash of life and humor to your meals with Manga Plates. Made by Comicalu, the plates look like frames from a Japanese comic book, complete with sketches that accentuate food. More on Comicalu’s online shop.