A placemat ingeniously molded to hold a feeding or water bowl. The molded shape creates a suction keeping it from slipping while lifting the bowl high enough for doggie to eat. Although it’s just a concept, I’m amazed no one has thought of this yet. The design makes cleanup a cinch.

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Slate Vase

July 18, 2007

 

Fun and original vase made from slate. Create your own design by using the different coloured chalk for drawing on the slate vase. The kids at home will enjoy hours of fun. You can still whip them if they breaks it…

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Designer Per Brickstad worked in collaboration with Swedish speaker company Audio Pro to develop these unique transparent speakers that can play music from cell phones, computers and mp3 players.

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Die Electric

July 18, 2007

 

After the upcoming apocalypse when there’s no more electric power, what will you do with all those powerless outlets distributed all over your house? Scott Amron, a conceptual consultant and electrical engineer, has an answer with his “Die Electric” experiment, plugging in useful objects such as toothbrush holders, flowerpots and fire extinguishers, all of whose electrical flow is dielectric, that is, not conducting any electrical current and neutralized for your personal safety and amusement.

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