Art and Design

An Accessory Designed For Day Dreamers: Fabulous and Functional Pillow Ring!

It's rare that jewelry that's not a wearable gadget has an additional function other than enhancing an outfit, but Downstairs Studio is attempting to put a stop to this with a unique design that's fabulous and functional.

Archaic Lingerie: Armored Underwear, Scary or Scandalous?

 Chastity belts are one thing, but the latest armored underwear that made an appearance at the Triumph Inspiration Awards at Bunka Fashion College is strictly archaic and a little bit scary.

Gorgeous Artwork With Disposable Cutlery

What can you do with all those leftover knives and spoons from that last big party? Artist Daisuke Hiraiwa creates beautiful chandeliers among other things out of plain old ordinary objects.

Simple and Effective: The Kazu Light

From New York design shop Softboiled, the Kazu lamp is a perfect example of simple yet sophisticated use of creativity in lighting design.

Wedding Dresses That Will Blow You Away: One-Of-A-Kind Balloon Wedding Dresses

Every bride wants a one-of-a-kind wedding dress that will blow away her guests and most importantly, her groom when they get a glimpse of her. These unique wedding dresses truly will blow people away, but perhaps not in the way you would hope.


Saving Face: The SmartFaucet from iHouse

Brazilian design firm iHouse presents the SmartFaucet, a faucet that utilizes facial recognition technology to customize your washroom experience.

Nike Hindsight Glasses Give Cyclists Eyes On the Backs Of Their Heads

The Nike Hindsight glasses are sunglasses designed specifically to enhance cyclists' peripheral vision, providing a safer ride for cyclists and drivers alike.

Hilarious Baby Chest Hair T-Shirt: Mature Fashion For Children

The expression "that'll put some hair on your chest" is one that has been used for ages, but now, children don't need to wait for it to happen anymore, thanks to a funny novelty t-shirt.

Facebook,The Movie Starring Pete Cashmore, Gary Vaynerchuk or Guy Kawasaki?

Since Hollywood has given a thumbs up to 'Facebook, the Movie,' shouldn't the movie moguls be considering some fresh new faces to star in this biopic, with the working title "Social Network". Perhaps social media rockstars like Pete Cashmore, Gary Vaynerchuk or Guy Kawasaki could be cast in the starring role of Mark Zuckerberg? Instead of method movie-actors, why not use the illustrious members of the digerati that work in the social networking trenches, on a day to day to basis?

An Electronic Ruler That's Smarter, Easier, And Even FUN To Use!

Everything's going digital, why not the old wooden ruler?  That's what industrial designer Shay Shafranek was thinking when he created the Electronic Ruler, but he also thought of ways to make calculations simple, exact and fun to use for everyone from school kids to professional architects.

Pool Fashion Fit For A Gold Medal Winner: Custom Swim Caps

With Michael Phelps being the latest sports star to motivate athletic children across the country, they too want to look like the gold medal winning swimmer every time they hit the water for their swimming lessons or swim competitions. Custom swim caps do exist out there, so motivate your own Olympic swim star with their own design.

Pee Power Potential Fuel: Convenient and Greener

Ever wonder how much pee power you have? No? Maybe you should. It turns out your pee isn't just waste. It has fueling potential according to scientist from Ohio University. This fueling potential could be put to use in the near future.   

10 New Designs Every Safe Hospital Should Have!

... The buzz is that the British Health Services department is being cheered for encouraging the great design talent and manufacturing skills in its own country to solve a growing problem in Britain's hospitals: healthcare associated infections. In addition to manufacturing jobs, this program and those like it will eventually lead to sales jobs, customer service, and transportation jobs so needed in these times.

iTie Innovative Fashion: Storing Your Gadgets While Looking Dapper

iTie solves two common tie problems; allowing men to make sure they always look dapper, while never requiring them to leave behind their favorite gadgets. Best of all, they'll feel like secret operatives, because this fashionable tie is so covert, no one will ever know it has more purpose than just color-coordinating with your shirt.


Deliciously Disgusting Underwear: The Bedazzled Beef Jerky Bikini Brief (Brief Jerky)

There are some things that should just never have come into existence, and the Brief Jerky is a prime example. Keep reading to learn more about this delicious and disgusting underwear design, and get a pair of your own if you should feel so inclined.