Studio Schicketanz Have Designed A Modern Dog House With A Green Roof

Studio Schicketanz Have Designed A Modern Dog House With A Green Roof

California architecture firm Studio Schicketanz have designed the “Dog Dream House”, that features wood construction, a green roof, and storage for toys. The front wall of the dog house can be opened for easy cleanup, and inside there’s a soft rubberized surface (similar to that found in children’s playgrounds), a solar-powered fan to keep the dog cool, and a couple of little windows. Continue reading »

Facebook Reveals Expanded California Campus Designed By Frank Gehry

Facebook Reveals Expanded California Campus Designed By Frank Gehry

Facebook’s Silicon Valley headquarters is a “new kind of architecture”, according to architect Frank Gehry, who has completed a major extension of the social media giant’s campus. Continue reading »

Catipilla – A Cat Climbing Frame Designed For Cats

Catipilla - A Cat Climbing Frame Designed For Cats

Meet Catipilla – the innovative new way to build a cat tree that blends seamlessly into your home. Sleek and versatile, Catipilla can be used both indoors and outdoors and its array of health benefits make it the perfect fit for every cat. Continue reading »

This Modern Cat Tree Designed To Feel Your Cats At Anytime

This Modern Cat Tree Designed To Feel Your Cats At Anytime

This vertically oriented piece designed by the Japanese craftsman Yoh Komiyama. Covered in natural wood offers a private space for the cat while serving as a decorative interior object that fits seamlessly with its surroundings. Continue reading »

This Lighting Collection Is Designed To Look Like Sausages In A Butcher Shop

This Lighting Collection Is Designed To Look Like Sausages In A Butcher Shop

French designer Sam Baron has created a collection of unique suspension lights for Petite Friture, that are named ‘SO-sage’. Continue reading »

This Clip Bag By Peter Bristol, Designed To Look Like A Binder Clip

This Clip Bag By Peter Bristol, Designed To Look Like A Binder Clip

It is a familiar trope these days, but fun nonetheless: take a common object, tweak the scale and transform the materials, and you get a new item that has a recognizable shape but a distinct new function. Continue reading »

Gentle Giants Studio Has Designed A Collection Of Candles Intended To Raise Awareness Of The Global Warming

Gentle Giants Studio Has Designed A Collection Of Candles Intended To Raise Awareness Of The Global Warming

The collection of candles, created for BOZU Italian Design Workshop, is named Bergy Bit, which is the scientific term for a small iceberg “bit” that has broken free from a larger iceberg. And the candles melt and change form as they burn, reminding you that icebergs do the same. Continue reading »

This Rug Is Designed To Create An Optical Illusion That Looks Like There’s A Hole In The Floor

This Rug Is Designed To Create An Optical Illusion That Looks Like There’s A Hole In The Floor

Scottish designer Scott Jarvie, has created the Void Rug, a 100% merino wool floor rug that when placed on the floor and viewed from a certain angle, it gives an illusion of depth. Continue reading »

This Mini Furniture Is Designed Just For Cats

This Mini Furniture Is Designed Just For Cats

A campaign revealing mini furniture for cats is unveiled in Japan amid a new generation of craftsmen’s hopes to build upon a once-prosperous industry. The 60-second clip shows the feline friends-come-guinea pigs getting comfy on genuine furniture scaled down to their size. Continue reading »

These Bee And Insect Hotels Are Designed To Add A Pop Of Color To Backyards And Help Tiny Creatures

These Bee And Insect Hotels Are Designed To Add A Pop Of Color To Backyards And Help Tiny Creatures

Designer Boleslav Daska of DILNA HAMMER, creates a variety of little bee, butterfly and insect friendly hotels for gardens. Continue reading »

This Oversized Helmet Is Designed To Block Out Noise In The Workplace

This Oversized Helmet Is Designed To Block Out Noise In The Workplace

Ukrainian based Hochu rayu design bureau have come up with an idea for when your office or workplace gets too noisy. Continue reading »

This Birdhouse Inspired Side Table Is Designed For Reading

This Birdhouse Inspired Side Table Is Designed For Reading

Designed with multi-functionality in mind, the Birdhouse Cabinet by Lianne Siebring of Siebring & Zoetmulder Design Products, is a light fixture, book marker, and storage solution all in one simple furniture piece. Continue reading »

Elegant Nose Candle Holders Are Designed To Hold A Candle With Their Nose

Elegant Nose Candle Holders Are Designed To Hold A Candle With Their Nose

Belgian industrial designer Quentin de Coster has designed NOSE, a prototype for a minimalist candle holder, where the candle is held in place on the nose of the abstract profile. The candle holder is made from two pieces of laser cut steel that are then welded together. Once welded, the pieces are then powder-coated for a finished look. Continue reading »

This New Electric Bike Was Designed With A Portable Battery

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Noordung, a company based out of Slovenia, specializes in creating unique, handmade, urban electric bikes. Their first series, Noordung Angel Edition, will only consist of 15 of the bikes making them an exclusive bicycle made for the true cycling enthusiasts. Continue reading »

Stylish Handmade “Book Bags” Designed To Carry Your Favorite Novel With You

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Krukrustudio, a one-of-a-kind shop based in Moscow, creates unique purses and backpacks inspired by a love of literature. Designed to look like your favorite novels, the bags put a literary and literal spin on the traditional book bag. Each beautiful bag features iconic cover art from some of the world’s most beloved books. Ranging from classic coming-of-age novels like To Kill a Mockingbird and Catcher in the Rye to adored childhood staples like Le Petit Prince and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the eclectic collection covers a wide range of written masterpieces. Continue reading »

This Public Pavilion Covered In Plants Was Designed To Invite People To Sit Inside

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Urban living specialists, Space10, and architects Mads-Ulrik Husum and Sine Lindholm have collaborated to create “The Growroom” – a pavilion filled with naturally growing herbs, vegetables, and plants, designed to thrive in urban settings. Divided into sections around an open center and bench, the spherical multi-sensory pavilion encourages people to step inside and experience the uniqueness of food producing architecture in an engaging way, and interact with their food in ways they likely haven’t been able to before. Continue reading »

This Humble Little House Was Designed For A Chef To Live On The Coast Of Norway

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Located on coast of Stokkøya, Norway, just next to the water, overlooking the neighboring islands and the Norwegian Sea, is Hadar’s House, a small home for a chef, designed by Asante Architecture & Design. As part of the overall house design, the home owner wanted to make sure there would be sea views from all of the rooms throughout the house. Continue reading »

This “Safe Cabinet” Was Designed With The Lock Mechanism On The Exterior

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Designer Scott Jarvie together with DELUPO, recently exhibited the Safe Cabinet during 2016 London Design Festival. The cabinet took hundreds of assembly hours and was created using 28 CNC cut aluminium moving parts, 164 hand cut wood joints, and 247 stainless steel mechanical fastening elements. Designer Scott Jarvie created the cabinet to hold your most treasured possessions. It opens via a central hand wheel. Continue reading »

Masterfully Designed LEGO Animals By Felix Jaensch

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German artist Felix Jaensch has an uncanny ability to translate the ruffle of parrot feathers or the lumpy fur of orangutans into lifelike LEGO sculptures. Continue reading »

This Modern Dog House Is Designed To Fit Your Home’s Aesthetic

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This dog house design proves that they can be just as architecturally designed as any other house. After searching for something that would suit their own home and not finding anything, RAH:DESIGN decided to create their own and launched the MDK9 Dog Haus. Using the techniques and materials that are found in modern homes, like Brazilian Teak, powder-coated steel and concrete, they were able to create a dog house that would look good and be functional at the same time. Continue reading »

Random Bag On The Berlin Metro Was Simply Designed To Troll People

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Journalist Nader Al-Sarras was riding the metro in Berlin when he spotted a bag with some Arabic text. The text reads as follows: “This text has no other purpose than to terrify those who are afraid of the Arabic language.” It appears that this bag was made for people who need to be trolled. Continue reading »

Motorcycle Hybrid Designed As A Survival Bike That Can Travel 300 Miles Without Refueling

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The Survival Bike is your tactical blank canvas. A utilitarian, military-inspired super-hauler, it comes outfitted with a universal rack that accepts a myriad of bolt-on mounts, harnesses, and fitments so you can pack along darned near anything you can imagine. Continue reading »

Coolest Designed Products Of 2016

The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has announced top candidates for its 2016 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Here are some of the candidates’ most interesting product designs. Take a look and pick your favorite.

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The Ecolab Mobile Solids Dispenser gives restaurant workers an easy way to stay germ-free. Users simply attach the dispenser to the sink under running water, which filters through to turn solid soap or sanitizer into a usable liquid. Continue reading »

Artist From Poland Creates Gorgeous Wild Animals Designed In 3D

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The art of carving the wood is a real strength of many artists, and the Polish artist Mat Szulik, who imagined the project ‘PolyWood’, gives us the impression of carving wood even if his work is actually in 3D. He indeed designs in three dimensions the shapes of wild animals that almost look like real wood: wolves, elks, elephants, giraffes, bears and even snails. Continue reading »

This Unique Chair Is Designed To Encourage Informality

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Drexel University student Carl Durkow, has just exhibited his new chair design, named ‘Narl‘, at ICFF 2016 in New York. The chair has an almost feather-like appearance, with a large curved base allowing for the chair to become a rocker. Continue reading »