Whether youâ€™re a DIY woodshop hobbyist, tech-savvy tinkerer or a high-end design enthusiast, create a list of your top 5 gift ideas between now and December 7th and you'll be in the running for some amazing prizes.
The Electrici-tree, an interesting-looking extension cord/powerstrip combination.
Freak your surgeon friends out by leaving these under the operating table after they've stitched up the patient.
Do you live in New York or Tokyo, in one of those apartments where you open the front door and it hits the bed? If so, here's some space-saving designs spotted on ApartmentTherapy:
Buondi Drop Leaf Dining Table from Jensen-Lewis
Karl Thut's Scissor Table
Wing Drop Leaf Table from Scandinavian Details
Cars have had computers in them for a while, but now they'll do more than manage the spark plugs: SNT Korea is developing the IOPS In-Car Computer, which boasts a touchscreen and a hard drive that runs Windows. If you can get the Windows blue screen as you run your...
Businessweek excerpts from an interview with Jan Chipchase, a design researcher with the Nokia Research Center. In addition, Chipchase's slideshow from the TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference can be downloaded from his blog.[Via Textually.]
Office life and its attendant foibles (light-fingered co-workers et al.) are starting to spawn some interesting designs. Designer Efrat Gommeh's anti-theft coffee cup, spotted on GearFuse, requires a key to be used; failure to use the plug-like key provides your coffee with an unintended exit strategy.Military versions to be used...