What’s better than a steaming hot espresso in an instant? This donut-shaped unit from Krups uses little pods to pop you out a hot one in under a minute. There are a dozen different blends & flavors for the perfect cup when you get up. The unique rounded design uses minimal counter space and comes in a color to match your kitchen.
Practical beauty. This handcrafted bike rack & shelf is smart. It saves space by getting your bike up off the floor – the shelf holds bike gear or a plant or whatever. It also serves as a stunning display, if you happen to have a magical bike that you want others to ogle at without knocking over. Made of woods like Chestnut and Ash, the rack is mounted to a sturdy metal tube frame.
When a Beer Pong professional league is finally established, all the pros will remember the good old days – when they brought their own tables around to informal tournaments and played for the love of the game. If you’re one of these pros in training, better get on your game now. The portable Go Pong table folds out to 8-feet and features a waterproof surface & sturdy aluminum frame. Carry this into the next party and fools will know you are headed to the major leagues.
Basically, the Cardok is your own batcave. This innovative, space-saving car lift & storage system doubles your parking space by putting your car underground. Whether you’ve got limited square footage or simply prefer to store your vehicle safely under like Batman, Cardok’s electro-hydraulic mechanism lowers or lifts your vehicle with the touch of a button.
Pre-fabricated homes are generally something tornadoes in Kansas pick up and hurl across the prairie. The Villa Libeskind is a home of an entirely different order. This walk-in sculpture – designed by internationally renowned architect, Daniel Libeskind – is a work of art. Skewed angles, glass & progressive forms wrapped in a coating of zinc paneling, create a modern structure that isn’t…believe it or not…one of a kind.
Every week you put how many wine bottles out with the recycling? Yeah, lots. So does everyone else. It took the simple genius of Bottle Hood to reclaim these bottles & upcycle them back to your dinner table. Hefty glass wine bottles are cut and polished to make chunky, funky wine tumblers that, upon refilling, will not only make you feel better, but will also conserve the resources used in the glass recycling process. See…simpler is better.
Here’s a bright idea – sorry, had to say it. Compact fluorescent bulbs are better than old-school incandescent ones. In fact, they save 80% more energy. They last much longer, too. And now, Plumen has added some beauty. Instead of hiding the bent tubing, Plumen has spread it out giving a touch of elegance to this intelligent technology.
This is probably the most macho kitchen accessory we’ve ever seen. It looks like Bob Vila and Gordon Ramsay teamed up to make a bread slicer. With design cues from a carpenter’s mitre-saw and full stainless construction, this slicer almost makes you feel sorry for the poor loaf of bread about to be chopped & eaten.
Sailor Jerry was the godfather of classic tattoo styling. Over the past 60 years, his artwork has been copied, co-opted and made it’s way permanently onto the skin of millions. His art can also be found on shirts, shoes, rum bottles and now, a set of playing cards. This official set of cards features classic flash art with a vintage patina for that old time flavor.
Simple objects with profound design appeal – that’s what the creations from the artist’s collective of Nonlinear are all about. This table is the perfect example. Composed of simple ingredients – pickled oak, tempered glass top & sturdy legs topped with adjustable clamps – it begs the question, why? The answer may be up for debate, but the table’s good looks are unquestionable.