The look of this fan will blow you right back to the 1940s. An oil-rubbed bronze machine is complimented by walnut-finished wooden legs. It may look old, but it performs: 3-speed adjustments and 50-degree oscillation. It stands 74-inches tall.
After installing this handy hanger/hook on the back of your office door, make a violent smashing sound and come out looking wild-eyed. But don’t say a thing. Let your co-workers discover the axe on their own. In the workplace, being feared is better than being liked.
Cool is hard to define in words, but it’s pretty easy to spot in pictures. Sonic Editions is now offering a series of high-quality, archival photo prints of the coolest pop culture icons of all time. John Lennon, Muhammad Ali, 007, and of course the coolest of all, Steve McQueen. They come in a variety of sizes & frame options, and their pricing is pretty cool, too. (Source)
The whole planet is polluted with used car tires. It’s cool this chair from green artist/inventor Peter Danko will keep a few out of the landfill. He uses chunks of tire to create a cushy, comfy suspension system for this task chair. The frame is made of tube steel and the seat is made from FSC-approved Ash veneers.
Statues of gnomes and elves seem inappropriate anywhere but the garden. Who knows why? But out in the garden, they fit right in. These detailed bronze sculptures by artists Jim Kempton & David Goode are inspired by the writings of Tolkien and feature all types of fairy tale creatures from his classic fantasy novels.
A clean, minimalist workspace often means hiding nearby there’s a giant rat’s nest of cables. Or worse, hanging out in plain view. This tricky desktop nixes the nest. This design has an integrated cable storage compartment that you access from the top. No more crawling around on the floor looking for a plug. Its way easier than that.
If you’re an adult still into Star Wars, you’re pretty much a Space Cadet already. Why not step-it-up and decorate your pad accordingly? Artist Steve Squall has created a unique set of Star Wars Recruitment propaganda posters that will really dress up the walls of your parent’s basement. Who knows, mom might even think you’re joining up and moving out!
If you like the cut of his shirts, you might also appreciate the cut of his limited edition teakwood ping-pong table. A sharp, minimal design, Perse also offers an optional teak tabletop to convert this big, regulation 9-by-5-foot table into a dining or conference table after the match.
The pair of artists who make up Unite Two Designs create furnishings from reclaimed industrial & construction materials. This wine rack is made from a chunk of a wooden beam from an 1800s house and a slice of metal drain pipe. Perfectly counterbalanced, it will hold your wine bottles like it was never meant to do anything else.
Sometimes you get that urge and you just have to burn one. Staring into the fire is better than 3D, HD, IMax, Blu-ray, all that. It’s primal. Spark up this 30-inch fireplace and take everyone out into the backyard for some s’mores or ghost stories or just stare at the flames in silence. Burning wood is quality entertainment.