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Zero Gravity Living Structure

Zero Gravity Living Structure

Bureau Spectacular’s Phalanstery Module is a zero gravity living pod; every 15 minutes, one of the multi-planed surfaces becomes usable (and every 7.5 minutes people inside fall into each other).

Pivot Power Flexible Power Strip

Pivot Power Flexible Power Strip

The Pivot Power power strip adapts to your needs, and not the other way around. Adjust it to fit different shaped power adapters and easily use all of the outlets at the same time.

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Veebeam HD

Veebeam HD

The Veebeam HD is a low-cost, user-friendly streaming device that allows you to wirelessly simulcast video or stream 1080p media from your computer to an HDTV. Works with Macs or PCs.

Hockenheimer Stool

Hockenheimer Stool

A clever solution for making use of and storing reading materials that would otherwise be gathering dust in our homes. Contact Nijstudio to order, or better yet try and make your own.

Netgear Wi-Fi Range Extender

Netgear Wi-Fi Range Extender

If your wireless router and Ethernet cables can’t cover your house, grab this 2.4GHz Wi-Fi Extender. It has an LED that indicates the strength of the connection with the router for optimal placement.

Tick Clip

Tick Clip

Invented by Jakob Schenk, the Tick Clip is an ingenious add-on that turns any piece of material between 0.60 to 1.2 inches think into a table, seat or bed. Will soon be available for about $88.

Obsolete Technology Candles

Obsolete Technology Candles
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Big Dipper Wax Works, in collaboration with the Seattle-based design firm urbancase, has created some fun, lovingly rendered beeswax candles, based on adored but outdated technology.

Tea Diver

Tea Diver
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Inspired by the Korean diver Meoguri and his single oxygen tank string, AbelPartners Design Studio’s fun silicone tea diver holds a belly full of loose tea while floating in your cup, infusing your beverage.

Pirate-Themed Home Theater

Pirate-Themed Home Theater

Elite Home Theater Seating builds themed home theaters, so your mansion will be even more bangin’ when your friends or MTV Cribs drops by. This pirate-themed project cost about $2.5M.

Dual USB Outlet Adapter

Dual USB Outlet Adapter
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Turn any standard AC outlet into a USB charging station with this neat adapter from Aluratek. It will provide you with 2 USB ports and 3 outlets, and it has built-in power surge protection.

LightDims

LightDims

Forgive the tacky, traditional commercial and you’ll see the benefit of LightDims, reusable stick-on LED shades. Comes in two variants – one that dims LEDs and one that blocks them out totally.

Das Hausboot

Das Hausboot

Confused Direction’s Der Silberfisch houseboat floats on a platform and comes complete with sleek furnishings, multilevel living, sundecks and a unique sculpture garden on the deck.

Accelerator Spinning Chair

Accelerator Spinning Chair
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Inspired by the Large Hadron Collider, the playful Accelerator Spinning Chair from Jaanus Osugaar is a counterpoint to a rocker: it has a pair of built-in hand straps and is designed to spin instead of rock.

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iRemoTap Power Strip

iRemoTap Power Strip

The iRemoTap is a Wi-Fi enabled power strip. It allows users to monitor the power consumption of plugged devices as well as remotely switch them on or off. Environment- and prank-friendly.

Recycled Paper Lampshades

Recycled Paper Lampshades
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We are loving the shapes and light that’s bundled within these pristinely cut paper lampshades, handcrafted from repurposed comic books, novels and fairy tales from Rotterdam’s Ginkgo Studio.

Big Fan by Szostak

Big Fan by Szostak
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Made with teak wood, stainless steel and glass fibre, the 37.5″ x 37.5″ Big Fan is as imposing as it is beautiful. A regulated 150W Bosch motor provides power to the reinforced teak propeller.

British Fortress Home

British Fortress Home

It wasn’t enough for Duncan Jackson to plan on building a Fortress House. He actually converted an old British defense tower into a home. The views make up for the constant threat of French invaders.

Misoka Nanomineral Toothbrush

Misoka Nanomineral Toothbrush

It may look like a plain toothbrush, but the bristles on Misoka toothbrushes have been coated by a nanomineral. The coating makes teeth hydrophilic, making it difficult for detritus to stick to them.

Lex, Seth and Carrie Canisters

Lex, Seth and Carrie Canisters
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Lex, Seth & Carrie, the evil tea, sugar and coffee storage jars from Thabto, are designed with an evil glint in their eyes to tell you what’s inside; their heads have room to fit the handle of a spoon.

Cut Chair

Cut Chair

Peter Bristol’s clever Cut Chair has a metal plate (concealed by carpet) with a cantilevered seat and 3 well placed leg “stumps” to make the chair look like it has just been magically sliced apart.

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Saazs Quantum Glass Radiator

Saazs Quantum Glass Radiator

Conceptualized by 5.5 Designers for Saazs, the Matières à Chaud radiator is a pane of glass with “Quantum Glass”, a thin metal coating that emits infrared light when the radiator is plugged in.

Dropp Bowl

Dropp Bowl
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Add a splash of color to your kitchen while keeping it tidy with Niels Romer’s silicone Dropp bowl – its unconventional shape was inspired by a single splash of paint, frozen in time. Offered in 6 colors.

Polar Ice Tray

Polar Ice Tray
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Opaque ice cubes are so passé: check out Jacky TC Wu’s Polar Ice Tray; the water freezes from top to bottom, removing impurities and allowing the ice to remain clear. Bonus: sculpture mold included.

Switch Hooks Concept

Switch Hooks Concept

Like many people, the first thing Andy Lee touches as soon as he enters his place is the light switch. So he came up with a light switch plate with hooks for keys and other important items.

Sewer & Manhole Cover Pillows

Sewer & Manhole Cover Pillows
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We know what you’re thinking: you wouldn’t be caught dead with pictures of sewer and manhole covers on anything. But these pillows by intheseam manage to look rugged without being disgusting.

Water Leak Alarm

Water Leak Alarm
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Keep alert for household leaks with no setup, no programming, no external power source, not even a button to push. Just set it and forget it. Alarm reaches 100dB and goes on up to 24 hours.

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