Dulce Caramelo

Dulce Caramelo

Children love fun and colorful things to play on. They can sit for hours with one object as long as it is exciting and inviting. Caramelo chair is just that. Created by Mexican designer, Luis Luna, the Caramelo can be used both as a chair and a rocking chair with a simple change in position. Caramelo is a colorful and modern design that would look perfect in any child’s room.

0 Designer: Luis Luna

Illuminated Magnets

Illuminated Magnets

You all remember playing with magnets when you were little right? Just for a little nostalgia, check out the Magnetic Lamp by Seokmoon Woo. It’s designed to look like the classic horseshoe magnet but it glows! Just stick it to any conducting metal (steel is of preference) and the rubber switch attached to the feet switches the light on. Arrange a whole mess of them for a dynamic architectural mural of magnetic lights.

0 Designer: Seokmoon Woo

Fire Hose Illuminates Your Smoldering Memories

Fire Hose Illuminates Your Smoldering Memories

Because of a fire’s tendency to disrupt a building’s power supply, Firefighters often lack enough light to effectively douse the flames. To help fix this problem, Duck Image co.’s Aurora hose nozzle uses an internal turbine to power eight LED’s that light up and refract off of the stream of water. This not only illuminates the direction of their firefighting efforts to other firefighters and victims, but makes for truly awe-inspiring Lightsaber flashlight battles.

0 Designer: Duck Image Studio

This is Where It's @

This is Where It’s @

The “@” is a continuous line that winds around in a circle to create the symbol. Imagine a chair with the same feeling of the continuous looping in 3D form that allows us to sit comfortably while enjoying the design. Award winning Australian designer, Brodie Neill, uses his creative twist in design concepts to create this modern and beautiful masterpiece.

0 Designer: Brodie Neil

Reading by Candlelight Never Seemed so Cheap

Reading by Candlelight Never Seemed so Cheap

If you miss the good old days of coin operated phone booths, you might like Jethro Macey’s Coin Lamp. Powered by its greed for loose change, the light forces our awareness of power consumption through personal expense and discourages our appetite for kilowatt hours. That being said, I can easily see this lamp becoming a permanent fixture down at the local Laundromat.

0 Designer: Jethro Macey

We Like Big Red Record Buttons, Flip Mino Review

We Like Big Red Record Buttons, Flip Mino Review

I got my hands on Pure Digital’s latest camcorder, the Flip Mino and came away impressed. It’s a mini version of its bigger brother the Flip Ultra but thankfully quality has not been compromised. In fact quality is up in terms of build and video. At 640×480 pixels per inch, it’s not meant to compete with bigger and more expensive camcorders. This is for those candid moments when spontaneity is required. It’s small, pocketable, and easy to use.

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A Bird's Eye View

A Bird’s Eye View

Skyros is an aerial camera which takes unparalleled overhead photographs. It illuminates a unique bird’s eye view from where one can understand the intimate relationship with the environment in a refreshing new light. If you’re a more cynical reader, just think of it as a way to see what birds see before they do a #2 on your car or worse, you!

0 Designer: Siddharth Kambe

Fits My Hand Just Right

Fits My Hand Just Right

Aptus is Latin for suitable, appropriate, or fitting. The Aptus pen is the ultimate in modern writing instruments. Takumi Yoshida wanted to blend elegance with pure functionality. In strict mechanical requirements, pens are very thin. We add volume to it so it fits into our hands better.

0 Designer: Takumi Yoshida

For The Cardboard Lover

For The Cardboard Lover

No more pretending! Everyone knows that every person has used cardboard boxes for tables, chairs, shelves, tv stands, et-cetera. Tim Brown does not deny this. He makes it O.K. for everyone to keep a full house of cardboard goodness. Each Idea* product is a cardboard construction which opens and constructs into itself, creating the shelf or chair or whatever it says it is on the box. The box is what it is!

0 Designer: Tim Brown

You don't climb into a MMR25 to be a driver...

You don’t climb into a MMR25 to be a driver…

You do it because you’re completely hardcore. I will right here guarantee you that if cars like this begin to be driven in rallies, rally racing will be the new most popular race on television- nay, the new most popular sport in the world. Released at this years Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge; witness the tantalizingly futuristic Mitsubishi Motors MMR25 Rally Racer.

I'm Sure Doug Bradley Would Enjoy Such Decore

I’m Sure Doug Bradley Would Enjoy Such Decore

Perfect for cocktail party atmosphere or your late-night horror-movie versions of Mario cosplay, the possibilities are endless for Cube Lamp, aka Lámpara Cubo. The designer of this box of wonders is Ricardo Garza Marcos, a man of good taste and real minimalistic design sense.

0 Designer: Ricardo Garza Marcos

Like Legos for Interior Designers

Like Legos for Interior Designers

These polypropylene leaves, dubbed Maria by the designer Luca Nichetto, just look plain fun to play with. Secured together by small pins through the leaves’ joint holes, users can build and create their own unique room partitions, window shades, or whatever you can think of. The distributor, Casamania, also offers an “additivated” version which changes color depending on temperature, so stick ‘em outside and watch the seasons change.

0 Designer: Luca Nichetto

Tiny Chaser in my Hand

Tiny Chaser in my Hand

Yuri Suzuki counts the headlights on the highway at 33.3 RPM. This little yellow car does only one thing: click the white button on and it runs along tracks of vinyl, playing the music it runs along as it goes. Tracks of vinyl? That is madness! Instead of race track for race cars, music tracks for Sound Chaser.

0 Designer: Yuri Suzuki