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Bloc’d Sofa

Bloc’d Sofa

Designer Scott Jones made Bloc’d Sofa, a modular seat that you can easily change to adapt to your needs. Its cushions are small, firm blocks that you can easily remove and rearrange on the sofa’s steel and maple frame.

Skull Egg Shaper

Skull Egg Shaper
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Fred & Friends wants its eggs done funny side up. Its silicone rubber mold lets you turn two eggs into one toothy skull. They’ll go well with your Pirate Pancakes. Fred & Friends also has an owl egg mold. Both drop 10/28/13.

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Life-Size Unicorn Cake

Life-Size Unicorn Cake

The Tattooed Bakers made a cake that will either impress or depress you, depending on how much you love unicorns. The life-size unicorn cake has rainbow-colored layers and edible gold leaf-embossed hooves and horn.

Vertical Coin Bank

Vertical Coin Bank

Nathan Tobiason turns saving your spare change into a fun and creative activity. The Vertical Coin Bank turns your coins into a dynamic display, and it shows you how much you’ve saved at a glance. You can hang it or leave it freestanding.

Under Armour MagZip Zipper

Under Armour MagZip Zipper

Engineer Scott Peters invented a convenient new open-ended magnetic zipper that automatically aligns and locks itself into place. MagZip will be in Under Armour apparel starting in 2014. Skip to 1:08 in the video to skip the marketing spiel.

Yumaki Toothbrushes

Yumaki Toothbrushes
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Yumaki makes unique toothbrushes in a variety of color combinations and handles made from various plastics and wood. There’s even a grip tape add-on for skateboard fans. They also offer yearly subscriptions and limited edition designs.

Leica M for (RED)

Leica M for (RED)

A one-off of the Leica M designed by Sir Jony Ive and Marc Newsom. It has an aluminum body, a 35mm CMOS sensor and a 50mm f/2 lens. It will be auctioned off on 11/23/13 to raise funds for (RED) and its fight against AIDS, Malaria and TB.

Paper x Moleskine Custom Book

Paper x Moleskine Custom Book

Fiftythree partnered with Moleskine to allow users of the brilliant iPad sketching app Paper to order a printed version of their virtual journals from within the app. Each book costs $40 and will be delivered in 2 weeks. More here.

V-Tex Rapid Cooling Technology

V-Tex Rapid Cooling Technology

Enviro-Cool is working on a user-friendly “reverse microwave.” The V-Tex chiller can cool down a canned drink from room temperature to 5ºC in just 45s. The company plans to release both commercial and domestic variants.

Dumpsty

Dumpsty
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Tiny replicas of alley dumpsters: monuments of urban life and canvases for the street artist. Measuring 11″x10″x8″, Dumpsty can be used as a document holder or – yep – a trash bin. You can customize them with stickers or lids.

Adonit Jot Script Stylus

Adonit Jot Script Stylus
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The Jot Script’s tip is just 1.9mm in diameter, so using it is more akin to using a pencil than a stylus. It has an aluminum barrel and lasts up to two weeks on an AAA battery. Works with iPad 3+ and iPhone 5+ (requires Bluetooth 4.0).

Anatomist

Anatomist
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A side project of 410BC Clothing, Anatomist sells limited edition apparel and accessories “inspired by vintage anatomical and medical texts”, such as a brain piggy bank, a skull candle, t-shirts with anatomical diagrams and more.

Design Film Trilogy: Interviews

Design Film Trilogy: Interviews

Gary Hustwit’s upcoming book compiles the full text of the interviews from his design documentaries: Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized. Featuring prominent designers such as Dieter Rams, Sir Jony Ive and Chris Bangle.

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Caterham AeroSeven Concept

Caterham AeroSeven Concept

Caterham’s F1 team took part in designing the future of the Seven series. The AeroSeven Concept has a wide and low carbon fiber body, a 237hp 2L Ford Duratec engine, traction and launch control and an F1-style steering wheel.

Orée Touch Slab Wooden Trackpad

Orée Touch Slab Wooden Trackpad
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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 Personal Baseball Cards

Rookies Personal Baseball Cards
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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.

Nix Color Sensor

Nix Color Sensor

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.

MB Concept S-Classe Coupé

MB Concept S-Classe Coupé

The Mercedes-Benz Concept S-Class Coupé is dominated by sloping lines and sterile colors both inside and out, which makes its aggressive nose stand out even more. It reminds us of BMW’s grand coupe concept.

Cinema Type Board

Cinema Type Board
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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.

Opel Monza Concept

Opel Monza Concept

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.

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LEGO Jurassic Park Concept

LEGO Jurassic Park Concept

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!

Flags of Food

Flags of Food

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.

Swissvoice L7 Home Phone

Swissvoice L7 Home Phone
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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.

3D Printed Dog Bone Tag

3D Printed Dog Bone Tag
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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.

FABtotum Personal Fabricator

FABtotum Personal Fabricator

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.

Pogo Magnetic Headphone Jack

Pogo Magnetic Headphone Jack

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.

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