Sunday, June 27, 2010

Super Mario Beatbox

Japanese beatboxer Hikakin killed it!

Hello Kitty Car Oil, Anyone?

Freaking Hello Kitty for your car. This 5W-30 oil retails for about $33 a can in Japan (of course).

Toshiba libretto W100

Toshiba introduces a new touchscreen laptop that features two 7" 1024 x 600 screens. You can use one screen as the monitor and the other screen as your keyboard or "bulletin board".

It folds neatly into a lightweight pocketbook (thus the name "libretto", which is Italian for booklet).

It's powered by a 1.2GHz Intel Pentium U5400 processor, 2GB of RAM, and Windows 7 Home Premium.

Also includes 1 megapixel webcam, a microSD card reader and a 5-hour battery life.

Starts at $1,099. More info here: Toshiba.com.

Duplex Workspace

By Sophie Kirkpatrick. The adjustable wooden hood provides privacy for when you're shamelessly stalking someone on Facebook. Ehem.

Number House

By Japanese design studio Matsunami Mitsutomo.

Bent Basket For Your Bike

By Faris Elmasu.

This bent wood basket is made of five layers of wood veneers and can be attached to the rear or front of your bike. It secures your stuff with nylon straps - perfect for all those trail bike expeditions.



Order here.

Bless x Longchamp Tote

If you love anything that has multiple functions, this bag is for you. Conceptualized by the design duo Bless and executed by Longchamp, this tote may be folded into a trendy donut-shaped leather bracelet.





11.75"W x 8"D x 11"T. Made in France. Retails for $465. Available at Neiman Marcus.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Knight And Day Movie Poster

Designed by The Cimarron Group.

This may be too artsy for theatrical use, but I love it.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Paper House: It's Like Living Inside A Drawing

Take a tour inside a house made entirely out of paper made by artist Don Lucho.




Gola by Tado Collection

As first seen on chuvaness.com, I am posting here Gola's collaboration pieces with the British design team Tado (all of which I covet, by the way).





Thursday, June 10, 2010

LightLeafs Illuminated Bookmark

I covet this!

LightLeafs is an inspired designed by Valentina Trimani. It is an illuminated bookmark that provides just enough OLED light for reading in the dark. It is rechargeable and comes with a brightness adjustment control. I want this for Christmas.


Band Coaster Designs

These music-inspired coasters were designed by Retrowhale. All band names are presented in a literal way - like a guy with a Radio for a Head. These actually remind me of storybook illustrations.

Funny Ironman Shirt Design

From Threadless. Of course it is.

Notebook + iPad = iNotepad

This is probably the closest I could ever get to actually owning an "iPad". Hehe.

The iNotepad is a 60-page paper notepad with an acetate front sheet and hardboard back. The iNotePad features three styles of page: vertical lined, horizontal lined and blank.


Hacked!

This damaged-looking USB cable is actually a really cool flash drive!

Nike Twitter-Inspired Sneakers + More!

These were all designed by Daniel Reese using regular Nike sneakers!



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