Dutch design company IXXI has created a collection of officially-licensed Star Wars wall art in the form of mosaic-like prints featuring iconic characters from the movies. Only available in Europe at the moment.
Astronomy apps that use your phone’s GPS to automatically outline the constellations above you in the night sky are too easy. Work for it with Best Made’s Constellation Globe, a decorative and also functional globe that shows 70 constellations and 42 major stars for accurate, year-round stargazing. Includes a small red LED flashlight for reading it at night while out under the stars.
Forget about sticking posters on your wall dorm-style with thumbtacks, these finished oak rails are a fresh alternative. They’re 36″ or 12″ wide & use magnets to hold the top and bottom of any vertical Engineer Print or large poster. Simply hang the rails from their waxed cotton string, step back, & admire.
The Jellyfish Cylinder Nano aquarium is the latest & greatest from the makers of the original Jellyfish Tank. Their seamless system includes everything you need to set-up, keep and care for your own pet jellyfish, including all filtration, food, instructions, home-delivery of your new friends, & a 30-day life insurance policy on their survival.
You actually can make it rain. The Tempescope is a weather simulator that uses a water pump, mist diffuser and an Arduino microcomputer to create rain, clouds, and simulated lighting in an enclosed desktop display. The action inside is based on your actual weather forecast outside the next day.
For the true fan. Ballpark Diamonds are heirloom-quality, laser-cut relief sculptures of your favorite baseball stadium. Choose from Fenway Park, Dodger Stadium, Busch, AT&T Park, and more. Made of oak veneers, they’re roughly 9X9 inches and come ready to hang on the wall. A funded Kickstarter.
Since 1917, The U.S. Navy has relied on the accuracy and durability of The Chelsea Deck Clock to synchronize its fleets. Now this same clock has been made exclusively for Best Made by Boston’s Chelsea Clock Company. It features a hinged bezel for access to the winding arbor for the clock’s weekly winding.
Magnets are what makes the Flyte light levitate. It requires no batteries; instead it is powered by induction. The design features an Edison-style bulb using bright, energy efficient LEDs, and a wooden base made of sustainably-sourced oak, ash, or walnut.
If you “used to skate” or commute on an electric longboard now that you’re almost grown-up, you’ll appreciate the fun-ction of this skateboard bench from Swenyo. It’s made with an actual maple skate deck (or use your own) that measures 8.7” X 30” & features metal hairpin legs that mount in the board’s hardware pattern.
Map enthusiast & researcher Michael Pecirno has created a series of unique one-subject maps of America using data from the USDA, Google, & satellites to highlight resources such as forests, farmlands, & water into maps that give fresh context to the way see the U.S.A. They also do a great job of covering blank wall space.