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Isbjerget is an apartment complex built on the waterfront of Aarhus in Denmark

Surely no one could, or indeed would, live in a real iceberg as it floated around in the sea. However, living in an apartment that's part of a building inspired by the shape and stature of an iceberg may not be so bad. Isbjerget (the Danish for Iceberg) is an apartment complex built on the waterfront of Aarhus in Denmark, with its unique shape providing sea views for (almost) all residents.  Read More

HAPIfork is a smart fork designed to help you stop eating so much and so quickly The HAPIfork is a "smart fork" designed to monitor your eating habits that gained a great deal of press attention at the beginning of the year when it was one of the stars of CES 2013. Now it's arrived on Kickstarter in an effort to raise US$100,000 to fund the initial product launch.  Read More

The staircase of Panorama House is large and multifunctional, going above and beyond its m... The architects responsible for the Panorama House have made a staircase of epic proportions that acts as a functional centerpiece of the house. The staircase serves as a multifunctional hub, not only providing a way to get from downstairs A to upstairs B, but forming a central element of the house's library, cinema, and play area.  Read More

Blandito can be used as a rug, a sleeping bag, a bean bag, or an armchair – at the very le... Blandito is a "transformable pad for lazy living" from Oradaria Design that can be used as a rug, a sleeping bag, a bean bag, or an armchair – at the very least.  Read More

Cacoon is a hanging fabric treehouse designed for adults and children alike Treehouses are one of those childhood obsessions that never lose their appeal for many people, even after making their way into adulthood. Unfortunately, society frowns upon grown-ups messing around in treehouses, but Cacoon could possibly make the form factor acceptable for everyone, regardless of their age or level of maturity.  Read More

When Nature Calls is a makeshift toilet roll holder made from everyday objects; designed p... Tasked with creating something that "generates social or economic value" using a 2-liter soda bottle, students from Alberta College of Art & Design have designed "When Nature Calls" – a simple, waterproof toilet paper dispenser for use in the great outdoors.  Read More

The Rollie Eggmaster Cooking System serves omelets up in the style of a skinless sausage The Rollie Eggmaster Cooking System offers a new and rather novel way of cooking eggs, utilizing "vertical cooking technology" to deliver sausage-shaped omelets of all kinds onto your breakfast plate.  Read More

The image-embossed bread popping out of the Super Mega Mega Toaster Contrary to the impression the name may give, the Super Mega Mega Toaster isn't a giant version of the humble bread-browning electrical appliance, but it does have some big artistic pretensions.  Read More

The NV01 modular bookcase by Noir Vif can be configured to suit individual needs NV01 is a prototype shelving system that can be extended and adapted to fit the available space in any room – in terms of both width and height – by assembling the identical modules in different configurations.  Read More

The Rorschach test watch as seen in black, with the time easy to figure out once you know ...

Part of the appeal of owning a watch by design studio TokyoFlash is being in on the secret of how to actually tell the time on one of its pieces. Some of the methods are particularly cryptic, especially when looking at the user-submitted concept designs. The Rorschach test watch is no exception, with the numbers clearly visible but almost indiscernible unless you know both what you're looking for and where you should be looking.  Read More

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