Monthly Archive: November 2009

Yes, I am Here

This umbrella, shown in Google Maps, does a little trick of the eye when seen from a bird’s eye view. The design shows up as a “you are here” graphic on a captured image form, which...

Portable Workstation

Talk about working inside of a box; this redefines working in a cube. And I thought my office was small! Okay, enough is enough, just take a look at this pop-up office set up.

Grand Scale Set Design

These two images were linked on a website I frequent, and they’re pretty powerful photographs, in my opinion. I think black and white photography can be executed so well, as well as reference to scale...

Log Splitting Design

I grew up having to split wood when we lived with a wood-burning stove so, I can assure you, these two videos would have done wonders for me, had YouTube been around. The first shows ‘Nordic...

Mushroom Chopper

  By cutting out a step, yes the pun is intended, this mushroom chopper makes it easier to cut and collect mushrooms right off of the cutting board. As you press down, the blades slice,...

Transformer Shoes

  I thought these Transformer shoes were pretty cool. They even look like the real shoes. The only way these could be cooler is if you could actually wear them. I wonder — is anything out there that...

Outlet Gaskets

Yeah, that’s right, a gasket for your switch plates and outlet covers. I have read where this is a great idea to maintain a seal this winter when watching heating costs. Do your own homework, but...

Honeycomb How-To Video

Take a look at this revolutionary structural design method of ‘board on frame’, made famous by IKEA. This smart design process has been documented so you can see it all happen in their European manufacturing...

Delightful Fires

Winter seems to be so near, and these fireplace designs are looking so inviting. There is something about a well-designed fireplace that is welcoming and cozy, even to just look at.

Over the Top Concept Design

Growing up as a fan of Transformers and Mask, this Toyota concept car really hits home. The colors and features stir my imagination. Slide-out seating, large screen monitors, bike rack, energy drink dispenser; everything screams overkill.