Posted: 30 Sep 2011 06:06 AM PDT
Innovative SpeakerThese are innovative design of speaker.
Bulb Sound speakerBulb-Sound-Speaker converts a regular lamp into a speaker
lslmp2lslmp2 combines a speaker with lamp to set the mood
3. Bera speaker
BeraFeaturing a U shaped metal holder to embrace the main speaker body unit within, the Bera Speaker spreads a classical aura around contemporary workstations.
4. Paul Vela's speaker system
Paul VelaConventional speakers when not in use often give an appearance of square boxes, marring the interior of contemporary spaces.
5. Clay speakers
Clay SpeakerThe crafty speakers following a conventional method of fabrication not only help in sustaining the environment, but also lend a helping hand to support the traditional art of pottery.
6. TIE fighter speakersNikko Home electronic presents TIE Fighter Speakers that will surely stun you with its design. It looks like the star wars are embedded in your room. These unique and terrific speakers consist of satellite speakers and sub woofers. It has an innovative concept and terrific design.
7. Stereotype speaker system
Stereotype"Stereotype" by designer Joe Doucet is a speaker system that illustrates or translates the rich, luxurious qualities of a drink into physicality.
WooferThis headless dog speaker system is available as a single woofer or a pair of stereo speakers
9. Pea speaker system
Pea Speaker SystemEach sphere is powered by a lithium ion rechargeable via induction when placed in the pod.
10. Allium sativum speaker
Allium SativumThe new speaker by the British designer presents a clean and modern aesthetic with a sculptural element, giving a refreshing looks to contemporary desktops.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 04:20 AM PDT
Hot air balloonsEye catching hot-air balloons
1. Darth Vader
Darth VaderStar Wars fans created a hot air balloon in the shape of Darth Vader's head.
The Darth Vader hot air balloon participated in the 36th Annual International Balloon Fiesta that was held in New Mexico, USA. This particular Star Wars character design was created by Benot Lambert from Belgium. This huge black-colored sombre-looking balloon has the shape of the head of Darth Vader which measures 26 meters in height and 21 meters in width. This hot air balloon ride would probably excite all the Star Wars fans out there, however, its gloomy look would not go too well with the children.
2. Hot air balloon
Hot air balloonHot air balloons to be used as renewable energy generators.
3. Thanksgiving Day parade
Thanksgiving Day paradeThe Shrek balloon makes its way through Times Square during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
The 82nd annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York saw a bevy of various floats that filled the streets. There were 28 floats in all and the one that received the most cheers was Shrek. Yes, that lovable ogre won the most affection from kids who simply couldn’t stop cheering their favorite cartoon character!
4. Turtle Hot Air Balloon
Turtle Hot Air BalloonUnusual hot air balloon design shaped as a turtle
This amazing monster sized turtle hot air balloon wearing a pair of sneakers, a bow-tie and a baseball cap looks absolutely spectacular! This humorous design is great to watch when you are down on land and you see a giant turtle - all geared up - looming in the skies above! This hot air balloon is absolutely a riot for the kids!
5. Snoopy Balloon
Snoopy BalloonSnoopy balloon makes its way through Columbus circle in New York
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York in 2008 saw an amazing float of Snoopy, the favorite dog cartoon character from Peanuts who marched the street with his binoculars. The little children must have had a spectacular time watching a giant sized Snoopy smiling his way across the streets amidst a lot of fun and revelry!
6. Nescafe Mug Hot Air Balloon
Nescafe Mug Hot Air BalloonCool balloon form 14th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta
The Nescafe Mug hot air balloon was an entry for the First Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta from New Zealand which was held in 2009. This huge cup of coffee flown by a team from New Zealand must have been a great publicity stunt for Nescafe apart from the amazing ride it provided!
7. The hot air balloon shaped like a bottle of Coca Cola
Coca-Cola Bottle Hot Air BalloonAmazing hot air balloon shaped like a giant Coca-Cola bottle
This huge Coca Cola hot air balloon has made more than 150 appearances in a single year and is a part of the company’s commitment to responsibility (CDR) program. This hot air balloon is shaped like the classic Coca Cola glass bottle and most certainly promotes the brand Coca Cola apart from the amazing joy ride that it provides!
8. Flying Cow hot air balloon
Cow Air BalloonThe Cow hot air balloon takes off in the skiing resort of Chateau d'Oex, in the Swiss Alps.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 03:15 AM PDT
Transparent gadgetsThe main factor to make them special is the condition that one can see through them.
Our priorities of acquiring gadgets include presentation in the top most category as the modern customer requires enhanced features along with an attractive and futuristic design that is in sync with the technological advancement of these times. One thing that has caught a lot of people are transparent gadgets which are rated as ultra-stylish and trendy, whether it is politics or your cell phone - transparency is a must!
Tech-geeks are besot with changes in technology along with a stylish appeal that matches it. Transparent gadgets apparently have a great appeal amongst people as compared to their regular counterparts as they resonate futuristic designs for customers who want more than just hi-tech features.
What makes it so special
The most important feature in these transparent gadgets is that you can see how they are circuited and wired and see them function. Now the brain of your high-tech gadget need not be contained in a silicone or metallic cover, but can be seen by the user and appreciated too!
What’s in it for me?
The best part about these gadgets is that they look futuristic and very trendy. Samsung’s latest notebook has a transparent screen that has become a hit already. Transparent gadgets are fast catching on the the gen-next and are truly a style statement.
1. Glassy Glassy Mobile Phone Concept
Glassy Glassy Mobile Phone ConceptThe Glassy Glassy Mobile Phone Concept by Tokyo based designer Mac Funamizu.
2. USB memory stick
USBSynced with the icon on your desktop, the flashy pen drive distinguishes data with different colors, such as pink for images, blue for documents and green for movies.
3. Nokia cellphone concept
NokiaThe see-through mobile handset also touts a touchscreen interface for ease of use and a five megapixel camera to capture high resolution pictures.
4. Transparent watch
Watchhe translucent screens are as elastic as the users may effortlessly bend and carry it in their pocket.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 02:24 AM PDT
Carbon fiber motorbikeCarbon fiber motorbikes to fortify your ride
1. Thunder Tiger RC motorcycle
RC motorcycleThunder Tiger RC motorcycle lures just about anybody
With a well detailed suspension, The Thunder Tiger is made in carbon fiber and comes with a slipper clutch and interchangeable swing arms that adjust the wheelbase to provide the most optimum riding conditions to the rider. With an exposed bodywork, the bike may not be the smoothest aerodynamic wonder out there, but it certainly is by far the coolest, most raw-looking RC out there!
2. Custom carbon fiber GSX-R 1100
GSX-R 1100GSX-R 1100 designed by Justin
Built as a design thesis project by an Art Institute of CA-student named Justin, the carbon fiber GSX-R 1100 show bike was seen in the Kanye West music video "Stronger" as well as the Power Ranger's TV show. The yet-unregistered bike boasts of a custom aluminum bodywork by Linq Designs with LED accent lights reservoirs, triple, levers and even the rear sets being created especially for the cruiser. The same piece of carbon fiber was used to fashion the entire frame, seat and tank with a honeycomb core adding strength to the bike. The bike also features an oil-cooled 1200cc 989 GSX-R 1100 engine and was priced at $14,500 by the seller who listed it on eBay.
3. Carbon fiber and titanium Ducati 999S motorcycle
Ducati 999S motorcycleDucati 999S motorcycle by dave p.
This Ducati 999s done fully in carbon fiber, is a collaborative effort like no other, and features hand-made parts from a number of big names in the business. Contributed by German bike modder BeFaster, the 1037 cc engine displaces 170 hp has a top speed over 186mph and goes from 0-60 in less than 3 seconds. Carbon fiber and titanium frame of the bike was hand-sculpted from Carbo-Tech and finished in multiple lacquering. Featuring a braking system from Beringer, rims by BlackstoneTec, full titanium exhaust system by Moto Corse, shock absorbers by Oehlins, fairing and oil cooler from Febur, and racing suspension unit by Wilbers, the mod costs a whopping $160,000 to buy!
4. Saline Bird Concept
Saline BirdSaline Bird Concept by Charles-Edouard Berche, Ugo Spagnolo and Adrien Fuinel
Created for speed demons Les Triplettes de Bonneville, the Saline Bird Concept was developed by a team of five students- Jean-Philippe Paries, Frederic Dobbelstein, Charles-Edouard Berche, Adrien Fuinel, and Ugo Spagnolo- from the International School of Design in Valenciennes. Running on a compressed air engine fuelled by three air tanks, the bike's pilot sits in a speed skier position lying almost flat which maximizes air flow around the bike and boosts speed. With a carbon fibre frame, the body panels on the bike also feature removable leather skin parts.
5. MV Augusta F4CC
MV Augusta F4CCUltra-luxurious motorcycle
Conceptualized by Claudio Castiglioni who happens to be the MV Augusta director, and sculpted by Massimo Tamburini, the MV Augusta F4CC is the world's most expensive and exclusive production sport bike. The limited edition superbike is crafted in titanium and carbon fiber and bears Claudio Castiglioni's initials. Only 100 of this ultra-luxurious motorcycle have been produced since the 412 lbs bike has a top speed of 195 mph and its 1078 cc engine displaces 200 hp. Almost 90% of the F4CCs parts are crafted by hand and incorporates the latest technology and employs exclusive materials. The hand-built bike comes bundled with a Trussardi limited edition leather jacket and a Girard-Perregaux watch and costs $120,000, almost twice as much per pound as a Ferrari.
6. Tryton MM2 Electric Motorbike
Tryton MM2 electric motorbikeTryton MM2 electric motorbike by Vil Tsimenzin
Dubbed the "Tryton MM2", this electric motorbike runs on electric batteries but still delivers the performance of modern day bikes. Created by Boston-based designer Vil Tsimenzin, the sustainable ride captures the elegance of classic motorcycles, thanks to thermo-plastic body panels finished in re-enforced carbon fiber. The zero emission motorcycle concept weighs about 215lbs and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds. With a top speed of 160 mph, the electric bike has a range of 132 miles on a single charge and it takes around two and a half hours to fully recharge itself drawing power from a conventional 110V outlet.
7. Motorbike Concept clad in Carbon Fiber
Motorbike clad in carbon fiberMotorbike concept clad in carbon fiber by Julian Silva
Inspired by the works of Swiss set designer, surrealist painter and sculptor Hans Rudolf “Ruedi” Giger who won the Oscar Best Achievement for Visual Effects for his design work in the film Alien, this carbon fiber motorbike concept was designed by Julian Silva. Made to improve aerodynamics and keep the pilot safe in case of a fall, the prospective light vehicle concept features secondary red panels that encapsulate the pilot's back, arms, and legs. The bike features an aluminum frame and carbon fiber panels and has a uni-axial arm that supports the front wheel with a rear traction system integrated within the main body of the structure.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 02:16 AM PDT
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WatchesThese watches help visually impaired read correct time.
1. Tactile Wrist-Watch
Tactile Wrist-WatchJacob Rynkiewicz is a designer of Tactile Wrist-Watch
2. Sentio Digital Tactile Watch
SentioIts a timekeeping device for blind and partially sighted users that exhibits the perfect marriage between avant garde design and cutting-edge tactile technology.
TactJulien Bergignat has popped up with this innovative watch that will help the visually impaired to keep up with the pace
4. OOSH Braille Watch
OOSHDeveloped for the visually impaired, the "OOSH" by designer WinG Li is a Braille watch that lets the user touch and feel the time
5. Braille Wristwatch
BrailleIt removes all unnecessary dots, so the users could focus only on relevant information.
6. X-Watch Concept Timepiece
X-WatchCreated by Polish designer Damian Kozlik, the X-Watch timepiece concept is a unique new initiative that aims at making time telling an easier task for both sighted and blind users.
7. Haptica Braille Watch
HapticaIt is an ideal watch for blind people, it allows them to check the time accurately without an audible disruption.
Posted: 30 Sep 2011 12:23 AM PDT
Auto part sculptureUnique sculptures made of Auto parts
1. Motor cycleman
MotorcyclemanSculpture made from recycled motorcycle parts
2. Recycled bull
Recycled bullSculpture carbon steel and recycled auto and motorcycle parts
3. The transformer
The transformerThe gigantic sculpture created using parts from an old Lada Diva Compact car
4. James corbett
James CorbettJames Corbett car parts sculpture
5. Rococo plan
Rococo PlanBaroque-styled sculpture made from parts of SYM wolf 125 motorcycles
6. Alien Queen
Alien QueenAlien queen is a beautiful sculpture made from recycled parts a car, a boat, a motorbike.
7. Robosteel Concept Supercar Sculpture
Robosteel Concept Supercar SculptureSculpture made from discarded auto parts
8. Bull sculpture
Bull sculptureMajestic Rustic Brave Bull made out of a variety of discarded auto parts
9. Recycled metal sculpture
Recycled metal sculptureSpectacular monsters pop out of recycled metal
10. Car Part Sculptor
Car Part SculptorCar Part Sculptor by James Corbett
Posted: 29 Sep 2011 05:34 PM PDT
unique office furnitureunique office furniture for those how want to make their office different
1. Customized Desk Designs from Converted Cars
Custom Desk Designs from Converted CarsCustom Desk made from Converted Cars
Innovative and attractive, the car converted into the office desk is surely to get employees fighting for. The custom made desk that are super fun to work on, comes with headlights, working hazard lights, horn and spot light along with the stereo set into the dashboard. You can choose the type and color of the tyre and steering wheel. You can also decide the material for the top of the desk to be leather, wood, metal or colored vinyl. Above all, the car can also be re-painted to suit the ambience and the office set-up. That's not all; the most exciting part is that you can also pick your own license plate. Now, the big question is, how deep will it go to your pocket? Well, this incredible concept of converting cars into work desk comes under $5000, which is worth every penny, considering the fact that the car converted into desk is such a marvelous and creative idea.
2. DC-6 Cowling Airplane Desk
DC-6 Cowling Airplane DeskOld aircraft never die, they just land on desks
The concept of re-cycling the old material to convert it into the contemporary furniture is not new. However, Los Angeles based firm MotoArt has taken it a few notches up, with the metal pieces of airplane converted into the stylish, sleek and contemporary tables, couches, chairs and desks. The pieces of vintage aircraft, from DC-9's to B-25 bombers and B-747's are given the shape of distinctly modern furniture. Each MotoArt piece is handmade and unique. However, the most interesting piece of furniture is the office desks made of cowling of DC 6s, and DC 8s. The desk is unique and is to add the fun element to the work space. All the pieces made from the aircraft material are beautiful and a very practical way of preserving the past.
3. Ultramodern Desk & Chair Design Set
Ultramodern Desk & Chair Design SetCool Ultramodern Desk & Chair Design Set for office
4. Vision One chair
Vision One chairVision One Chair : Ergonomic Gaming and Computer Workstation
If computers are your life, then this one is for you. Vision one chair is an ergonomic and modern chair with gaming and computer workstation combined with unlimited style and comfort. The Corner V1 computer desk has everything, right from the 2.1 speaker support with two speakers along with subwoofers, to the armrests that are custom made to fit your body and requirements perfectly. What else? You can also upgrade your package to have a more luxurious 12-way-powered Porsche leather bucket seat. If you are looking out for a career in computers or gaming, Vision one chair is just for you.
5. Liquid-Cooled Combined Computer-and-Desk
Liquid-Cooled Combined Computer-and-DeskLiquid-Cooled Combined Computer-and-Desk
What looks like straight from a sci-fi movie, is actually a desk and computer combined together. With the clear laser cut acrylic highlighted with glowing LEDs, the desk flaunts its internal computing processes. To cool the interiors, there are fans and liquid throughout the system. The combined computer and desk is interesting and innovative furniture to make your office a more happening place to work.
6. Wing Desk
Wing DeskDEBORAH Recycled Airplane Wing Desk by Reestore
The recycled airplane wing desk, Deborah by Reestore is simply stunning and marvelous piece of furniture. The beautiful desk is made of an airplane’s aluminum wing has a glass top that is toughened and is has the support of stainless steel legs. The desk measures that 2100mm x 1000mm x 900mm and is surely worth of $5000.
7. Rolltop desks
Rolltop desksInnovative Rolltop desks for office decor
Rolltop desks are not new. Hoevever, Mebelux has given the rolltop desks a complete makeover by converting them into multi- functional workstations, that can also be used in the reception area or as a writing table. Compact and easy to move roll top desks are perfect for small yet modern offices. Made of steel skeleton that encases the exteriors, extends to terminate the four wheels at the base, roll top desk has got a very interesting and creative makeover. The panel with wood surface is light weight and doesn't add up to the cost to desk design.