In need of a comfortable sleeping space for your lovable (or pesky) feline friend? Look no further as the Cat Crib offers a spacesaving hammock that hooks onto any chair or table bottom. Pet furniture can be cumbersome and consuming, but for $29.99 USD this nifty, velcroequipped device solves that problem. Peep for yourself. Here kitty, kitty!
Italian designer Emanuele Magini presents his ode to a laidback (or creative, depending on how you look at it) game of soccer via his Lazy Football soccer chair. The design is comprised of a metal frame chair with a wide net at the bottom that allows sitters to simultaneously attack and defend for points. Fans can holler at the Italian furnituremaker Campeggi who carries the quirky chairs.
Okay vinyl nerds (although music aficionados sounds a lot nicer), time to protect your precious coffee tables and added furniture with some fresh record coasters. These puppies are made out of authentic recycled LPs from assorted labels and music genres. Would it be too much to ask for strictly Motown classics? Either way, you can grab your $22 set at the Cool Material Shop.
You don’t have to be a dog lover to appreciate these headless woofer’s. Designed but Dutch designer Sandler Mulder, they come in black or white, are made out of polyester and have a range of 60180 watts. They speakers are especially engineered for Sandler by a professional audio studio in the Netherlands.
RISD student/designer and soon to be graduate Alvin Aronson has come up with a clean and fresh new design for the digital clock. Aronson desceibes d/a clock as “An object that plays on the common LEDdisplay digital clock with physical segments that slowly fade in and out of a white surface. The D/A Clock introduces new characteristics to the digital mediation of time: a physical dimension and intermediate states – the time between 0 and 1.”
Check out this ill concept by Swiss industrial designer Diana Halbeisen. If you are the type that can’t keep food on your plate, this piece of progressive furniture might not be for you. With her Table Without A Top design, Diana challenges what the the normal functions of a table are. What tasks does a table fulfil? It serves, for instance, as a surface on which dishes are placed; it separates the food from the floor and allows objects to be within gripping distance when seated etc. Can these activities be performed without the familiar flat surface? You be the judge.
Leave it up to the Italians to make home and office sized projection screens sexy! No more clunky projection screens gathering dust in some random corner or closet. Liv’it designer Matteo Ragni has come up with an ingenious way of making a wall shelf that incorporates a retractable projection screen. Peep the flicks:
Word on the street is that in the Matosinhos section of Portugal there is a hot, new, hip restaurant called W’Duck. What’s interesting, is that incorporated into the the restaurants overall lounge like design, the seating throughout this boite are actual toilets.