Art and Design

Studio Verissimo Recycles Plastic Spoons into Furniture

On the quixotic quest towards eco-friendly living, Studio Verissimo have constructed 'Spoon Collection '09',  a series of tables and a hanging lampshade from red plastic disposable spoons.

Jewelry For The Fighter: Fancy, Feminine Brass Knuckles Necklace

Tough girls like to be pretty too, and one stylish yet freaky fashion accessory is actually multi-purposeful, with its weapon meats jewelry design.

Ten Great Examples Of The Business Card Revolution

Begone oh bland business card with your lily white tone and your bland fonts!  We're in a new age, an age where a business card doesn't have to be square, doesn't have to be made of paper, doesn't have to well... even look like a card...

Call for Inventors! O-Cedar® Wants The Next Big Mop!

O-Cedar, manufacturer of household cleaning products, is looking for the next hot floor care product.  A mop with a twist, a new "hairdo," a new material, or a self cleaning broom...  I don't know; am I giving anything away here?

A Classic Dog Sweater Can Still Be Very Cool: The Dog Head

If you're a big fan of classy dog clothing that looks edgy, but classic at the same time, you will love my new find: The Dog Head dog sweater from The Barking Zoo.

Cat LED Flashlight Runs Green, Shines White

The Cat LED Flashlight is either exceptionally cute or irritatingly freaky - maybe a little of both. At least it's eco-friendly thanks to hand-cranked power generation that negates the need for batteries.

Handerpants: Fashion Not Just Below The Belt Anymore Thanks to Underwear Gloves!

If you've believed that underwear belongs strictly below the belt, think again, because the Handerpants are changing that!


Super Mario Collector's Edition Chess Set Has Nintendo Fans Pawned

Video games featuring Super Mario and the gang did much to turn traditional games like chess into neglected curiosities. No longer - this Collector's Edition chess set melds old school and new school into something any type gamer should "check" out!

Traveling Fire Trunk for those Chill Nights

Though not quite yet the colder seasons, fireplaces have been making the rounds on the design blogs these days, and one particularly kitschy little number is this portable fire in a trunk from Atria.

Fall Dog Fashion: It's All Shabby Chic At The Shabby Dog

Fall is just around the corner, and I thought I'd remind you to start scouting out  your dog's back-to-the-city wardrobe. The Shabby Dog, "For All Dog Kind" has some stunning new fashions in ready-to-wear, including coats, tees, harnesses, bows, collars, and leashes... plus some new beds, blankets and bowls your pooch will love.  They are totally shabby chic!


Bio-Accessories: Seriously Freaky Fashion Where Nature Meets Fashion Design

If you live in a big, urban city, you might have a strong focus on fashion, but don't you also find that you miss the quieter life, sights, sounds and accessories included? Well, now designers have created a unique line of fashion accessories that make a bold fashion statement, and also help you reconnect with nature.


Heat up the Night with the Babylon Hanging Fireplace

This 'hanging fireplace of Babylon' from designer Stephane Perruchon promises to heat up the coolest of interiors.

Pregnancy Glamor Shots Make The Most Of A Bella Belly

Everyone loves baby pictures, but before the baby even arrives? Japanese mothers-to-be are baring their bellies in exclusive photo sessions that capture the pregnant pause.

Wedding Boutique For Gay Men: Fashion And Future Forward

Wedding fashion is usually all about that bride, but what happens in a coupling where there is no bridezilla. Gay men deserve to get the complete bridal experience too, so fortunately, there are wedding boutiques for gay men that put out all the stops!

Sizzling Customizable Bacon Shoe From Keds

We've seen the bacon bra, the beef jerky brief, and now food that meets fashion is going mainstream with a customizable, sizzling slip on from a popular shoe company. Keep on reading to find out where and how you can get your feet into these meaty shoes!