Art and Design

Inspired By Ferns: Eric Vergne's Dystopian Farm

Global food prices have surged 75 percent since the year 2000 because of the over-foresting, over-cultivating, and global warming affecting soil conditions in farming regions throughout the world. It's very promising then that there are forward looking architects like Eric Vergne whose entry in Evolo's 2009 Skyscraper Competition is something to be seriously considered -- so seriously, that Evolo has awarded his "Dystopian Farm," third place in the competition.

New BraDryer To Be Customized To Your Bra Size!

From 32 to 44, from B to DD, the BraDryer will have a shape just like yours... or your bra's anyway.

I Beams Are Right At Home In Architect's Interior Design

You wouldn't think that I beams, common beams used in construction, would make comfortable pieces of furniture and, even less so, very attractive furniture. Not until you see Filippo Ghezzani's very livable and "workable" line of interior design...

Dry Erase, Talkin’ Crazy Sneakers By Reebok: Coolest Shoe Of 2009?

Talkin' Crazy by Reebok is an innovative basketball shoe. But what makes them unique has nothing to do with the shoe's technology or performance abilities; and everything to do with the interesting material they're made of and what this means to their wearers. Talkin' Crazy basketball shoes are made out of a dry-erase surface, so that players wearing the sneakers can deliver non-verbal messages to their competition while floating up at the boards for their game-winning slam dunk.

Kiss My Ass! - 10 Great Hot Butt Ads (SFW)

Ah, the glory that is the human butt. Not only is it functional as a portable seating device, but it's also (in the right circumstances) easy on the eye. And as such, marketing firms the world over use ass to sell us all sorts of stuff. But... sometimes it isn't a pretty sight...

8 Crafty Cookware Products Every Witches' Kitchen Needs

If you are a witch, wizard, or descendant of either one, you will be delighted at these wonderful Witches' Kitchen items, guaranteed to entice your ancestors right into your home for a cooked toad or two.

Mouth Watering Fashion Comes To Life With Chocolate Clothing

Until recently, chocolate has simply been a sweet indulgence. Now chocolate is a material used to create other items that typically aren't meant for eating, including clothing. These innovative, strange and delicious fashion items will make your mouth water.

Do You Look Like Your Dog? Make Something From It!

Paul and his dog Buddy from San Diego, California had their pictures taken at the beach and submitted one to Jet Blue Airway's Pet Look-Alike photo contest. Next thing they knew they each had a free round-trip ticket to any of 51 cities on Jet Blue's fly-to list.

ReCork America Needs 300,000 Wine Corks to Yield a Ton

Did you know cork is ideal for recycling? Why? It is ideal for recycling because it is biodegradable, renewable, energy efficient, sustainable and 100% natural. Cork can be recycled into so many useful things, including: flooring, furniture, insulation, packaging materials and so on. Amorim understands how beneficial cork is and is why Amorim started ReCork America. 

Inspired By Nature's Shadows: Jo Angell's Solar Sanctuary

Most recently, Ms. Angell has been experimenting with the idea of solar canapies inspired by the natural shade provided by trees and plants. In fact, standing under one of her canopies, you would believe it was a tree or plant providing the shade.

Globus Scriptorium Work Pod: Perfect For Agoraphobics

Extend your hand out 2.5 feet in front of you and make a 360 degree turn. That's the size of the Globus Scriptorium. Pressed for office space? This could be it. The pod you see takes up the space of a big living room pouffe and it contains a desk and chair. Is there an air vent in there? You might be able to hide in it.

Erotic Chairs From Fabio Novembre: His & Hers

Reviewers seem to love Fabio Novembre's work or hate it; but at least they consider each design one at a time. Fabio is famous for being talented, for being "out there," and for designing exactly what he wants, not caring what reviewers think. He's a rock star.

Pomegranate Phone Ad More Than Meets The Eye

The ultimate gadget has arrived! Or has it...? Welcome to the incredible Pomegranate Phone advertising campaign.

Bubble Wrap® Competition Winner Invents "Swing Thing" For Sister

The Grand Prize went to eleven-year-old Tucker Haas from Charlotte, NC. His winning entry, entitled "My Personal Swing Thing," was inspired by his younger sister Lexi, who has Kernicterus, a physical disorder similar to cerebral palsy.

I Never Would Have Guessed! The Tufty

You know the expression, "Boys just want to have fun?" Today's interior designers, boys and girls, are having enormous amounts of fun. Just look at Tufty by Lithuanian designer Jonas Jurgaitis...