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The “Post Modern Skateboard” is a new product that’s looking to change skateboarding as we know it. It has no resemblance to any skateboard we are used to and doesn’t even have a board; it is made of two independent rings (so it could better be described as “annular skates”). In order to move forward one must lean from side to side in order to rotate the rings around the foot platform and stop it by simply placing their toes on the ground. The new skates, developed by Hammacher Schlemmer, allow you to move without the need to push off the ground as you would in the […]
There is plenty of modular furniture on the market but none that gives as much freedom for design as the Link modular furniture created by Christian Sjöström. With this furniture you are only limited by your imagination when it comes to designing and putting together a unique piece of furniture. [Image Courtesy of Christian Sjöström] Link is a playful modular design furniture system that can adapt to your needs to suit any room and be changed to meet any situation as it arrives. The Danish designer took influence from molecular structures and it is a system of components that can […]
Why stick with a single-coloured boring phone case when you could go for something far more cooler or funkier. Maybe go for something downright crazy or you could find good use for a case that comes with extra functionality. Whatever it is you’re after, we present 20 of the coolest and funkiest cases around. Check them out and let us know your personal favourite in the comments below. 1. Cat case with legs How about letting your phone stand on the table with these cool cat legs. 2. Make-up mirror case Free up some space in your handbag and attach a make-up […]
You’ve probably seen the videos by now of people creating art with pancakes. There’s been all sort from a selction of animals to even the characters of the Walking Dead. Well, if you ever sat there wishing you could do this but didn’t have faith in your skills then PancakeBot is here to serve up your favourite designs. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, PancakeBot is getting ready to roll off the production line. Inventor of PancakeBot, Miguel Valenzuela, originally made the device using Lego blocks. Now, the device has its own custom design and is looking to be a more robut […]
A concept for a vertical double helix gondola ride by the name of the Tricentennial Tower has been proposed for New Orleans. The design shows the ride as an observation tower on top and gondola ride below and is one part of new plans for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center New Orleans building. [Image Courtesy of US Thrill Rides] US Thrill Rides is the team behind the Tricentennial Tower idea. It will be a family attraction for tourists featuring a double helix gondola ride that wraps around the exterior of the observation towers stem offering spectacular views out […]
Despite the fact that technology has evolved to a point where we can create works of art and write texts using an ink-less pen on a touch screen, there are people who could never completely abandon the feeling of having pen and paper in hand. With that in mind, the folks at Rocket Innovations decided to combine the best of both worlds and produce Rocketbook, a “common” notebook you can use to write and draw on then have all of its content erased off in 30 seconds in a microwave oven. For this to happen, it is required that only a specific pen from […]