Category: DESIGN

Aug 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: Super Sneaky Sliding Brick Wall Door

Picture of the Day: Super Sneaky Sliding Brick Wall Door

Photograph by marvinvis on reddit Reddit user marvinvis spotted this sliding door that perfectly matches the exterior brick facade of this building. The crafty installation was spotted in the village of Wéris in Wallonia, Belgium. We can only speculate what goes on behind that wall door, but one must assume it’s something diabolically awesome.…

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Aug 25, 2014

This Windowless Plane Wants to Bring the Outside World In

This Windowless Plane Wants to Bring the Outside World In

The IXION Windowless Jet Concept was created specifically for the 2013 NBAA Business Aviation Show. Created by Technicon Design, it was also a recent winner at the 2014 International Yacht & Aviation Awards in the Exterior Design category. The idea is to remove all windows, instead turning the interior cabin into a giant screen,…

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Aug 22, 2014

If You Keep Your Butter in the Fridge You Need this Knife

If You Keep Your Butter in the Fridge You Need this Knife

Equipped with a built-in grater, the Stupendous Splendiferous ButterUp turns cold, hard butter into easy to spread ribbons of dairy goodness. If you keep your butter in the fridge you need this knife. The product is developed by Sydney-based firm Design Momentum. The team launched their project on Kickstarter seeking $38,000 in…

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Aug 18, 2014

Molten Metal Meets Wood to Create One of a Kind Furniture

Molten Metal Meets Wood to Create One of a Kind Furniture

Product designer Hilla Shamia combined molten aluminum with wood to create a fascinating series of furniture where the molten metal not only seeps into the porous wood but also slightly chars the points of contact between the two materials. You can see more images and process shots of the project on Hilla’s official website.…

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Aug 6, 2014

An Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up with a Fresh Cup of Coffee

An Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up with a Fresh Cup of Coffee

The Barisieur is an alarm clock that brews a fresh cup of coffee to wake you up in the morning. Designed by Joshua Renouf, the Barisieur eases you into the day with the subtle movement of stainless steel ball bearings that boil the water through induction heating. The sound is accompanied by the aroma…

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Jul 30, 2014

15 Banknotes that Show Queen Elizabeth Age from a Child to an Elderly Woman

15 Banknotes that Show Queen Elizabeth Age from a Child to an Elderly Woman

Born 21 April 1926, Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-lived and second longest-reigning British Monarch. Being the Queen of a number of commonwealth countries, republics, territories and realms comes with an interesting set of privileges, one of which includes appearing on various legal tender and currency. In the gallery below, we see Queen Elizabeth…

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Jul 23, 2014

This Tree Bears 40 Different Fruits

This Tree Bears 40 Different Fruits

The Tree of 40 Fruit is an ongoing series of hybridized fruit trees by contemporary artist Sam Van Aken. Each unique Tree of 40 Fruit grows over forty different types of stone fruit including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and almonds. Sculpted through the process of grafting, the Tree of 40 Fruit blossom in…

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