Walrus Chair

Photobucket Photobucket Maximo Riera, the man who created the Octopus Chair and the Rhino chair that we have blogged about before, has created another piece in the shape of a walrus. Photobucket Photobucket

Eat Fit Dumb-Bell Cutlery

Photobucket Photobucket Introducing Dumb-Bell Cutlery, a must for people actively looking to lose weight but not prepared to stop eating. Eat yourself skinny with these 1kg knives and forks and the 2kg dessert spoon (because you only use one hand fatty). This is going to revolutionise the diet industry and that is why they are so damn expensive (and they are hand made). Buy here. Photobucket


Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket A USB drive that is also a digital camera? Talk about James Bond spy style! These palm-sized cameras by Japanese toy camera maker, Power Shovel, are USB powered and can take both video and photos, written directly to the USB flash drive. Insert a MicroSD card (up to 16GB) for expanded storage and use it as a regular USB storage drive as well. Buy here. Photobucket Photobucket

Bright Blind

Photobucket Photobucket While it's not being prescribed as a cure for seasonal affective disorder just yet, the Bright Blind is sure to lighten one's spirit in dark, sad abodes and office spaces worldwide. Made of electroluminescent (EL) sheets, Makoto Hirahara's Bright Blind simulates a window where none exists. The artificial blind functions in exactly the way you might guess; turn the plastic stick and control the brightness! Photobucket Photobucket

Horsey by Eungi Kim

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket 'Horsey' is an attachable bicycle ornament/accessory which makes one’s bicycle look horsey! The ‘horsey’ package includes wooden ornaments (horsey shape body), metal parts, and screws. Designed by Eungi Kim. Photobucket


Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Karton, an Australia-based company, has an entire line of furniture made entirely from cardboard. 'Each flat-packed, home-delivered KARTON paper stack folds to reveal an impossibly strong, exceptionally handsome and conveniently cheap way to sleep, sit, store or live. A clever (and relationship-saving) system of folds and tabs makes assembly a cinch with no tools or glue required. The result is stunningly simple cardboard furniture you can live with; equal parts brute strongman and lightweight drifter.Move it, store it, recycle it or leave it exactly where it is.' Photobucket

Eveline Pieters

Leuven, Belgium based Eveline Pieters is a creative independent designer known for creating simple fun useful objects that are new and sustainable. Pieters has trained as an industrial designer and also works as a set designer for Belgian television broadcaster VRT.

Joule Bioethanol Fireplace

Photobucket The Joule Bioethanol Fireplace by Enzo Berti exemplifies both the application of breakthrough design and cutting edge technology. It uses bioethanol combustion through ultrasound to produce real flames. When turned off, the panel becomes a mirrored glass. It can be controlled using three interfaces: with a keypad on the fireplace itself, through a remote control and via mobile phone. Photobucket

PSSHH! Bottle Opener

Photobucket Photobucket This slim line bottle opener spells PSSHH! The sound that reverberates refreshment down to your core. What a refreshing use of onomatopoeia! It’s thin so you can easily store it in any drawer near the fridge for easy opening of your favorite beverages. Buy here. Photobucket


Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Fabricate, a new self-assembly textile pendant light, consists of a wire frame dressed in a tight-fitting special 3D woven fabric that cleverly adapts Jacquard type weaving to new applications. The Fabricate lamps come in a flat pack that includes a spiral wire frame, an electrical light fitting, and the textile light shade itself. The manufacturing process behind the 3D woven textile light shades eliminates any need for cutting and sewing in order to assembly the shades. Double cloth pockets are woven into the fabric allowing unlimited possibilities in terms of patterns, shapes, sizes and colour in one single production run. The lampshades are produced as enormous bolts of cloth that only need to be cut out. Moreover, the material can be cut in different assemblies of lights of either 1, 2 or 3 lights. Photobucket Photobucket