January 17, 2011
There isn’t much to say about Maximo Riera’s Octopus Chair, other than its a little freaky and 100% awesome. Maximo used compressed foam cut via CNC to sculpt the mollusc. The Octopus Chair is the first of The Animal Chair collection. Future chairs will be made to look like; Rhino, Lion, Beetle, Whale, and Walrus. See more pictures.
March 3, 2009
The Rabbit Air BioGS is a small, quiet air purifier. It uses an advanced bio-engineered HEPA filter to reduce allergens and viruses in the air. The machine also features a washable carbon filter to reduce odors, gases, and chemicals in the air. The BioGS is remote-controllable, and is available online for about $400.
February 26, 2009
The Breville Indoor BBQ And Grill is primarily, a very attractive, sleek looking appliance. The grill will go well with any kitchen theme because it is stainless steel. It is versatile and can be used as a closed, flat surface grill, or an opened barbeque grill. It has an easy clean-up feature and has a dishwasher safe drip pan. It is a steal at $249.00 USD. This item can be easily stored away, weighing only 20 pounds.
February 24, 2009
These intricate shapes go beyond what you would expect from a glass lamp. They come in free-standing or ceiling-hung varieties, as well as clear or frosted options. The lamps cost about $320 and are available from the Thelermont Hupton website. See more.
December 26, 2008
Danby DDW1805W is an eco-friendly dishwasher partly because it is so compact at only 18 inches wide (bigger than others). This dishwasher is ideal for apartments and small homes. It is even pretty quite at 55 dB, you could talk on the phone and watch TV while the dishes from the holiday dinner are getting washed. Pick one up for around $400. See a photo of the inside.
December 11, 2008
The Meraki Solar is a completely self-sustained outdoor Wi-Fi repeater. The base model starts at $850 if you provide your own solar panels, and can get as expensive as $1,500 for their higher density panels. This is the ideal solution for city planners, or people with huge acreage.
November 18, 2008
Technically the name of this retro styled fridge/freezer is Product RST6057I from Lec Retros. Which comes in a classic ivory finish (also available in vintage silver). It features; an A energy rating (at 332 kWh/year), 310 litre total capacity, 4 safety glass shelves, wine rack, salad drawer, 2 bottle shelves, 2 dairy compartments, and antibacterial lining. You better get this soon because this line is about to be discontinued. [via] See another picture.
November 17, 2008
The Zojirushi CV-DSC40 VE Hybrid Water Boiler and Warmer ($220) has a 4-liter capacity and has 3 temperature settings. The unique vacuum insulation technology keeps water warm without using any electricity. It features a timer, a temperature control system, various dispense modes, auto shut-off, and an indicator light. This is perfect for making ramen, instant soup, or even coffee and tea. See more images.
October 22, 2008
The Ecobee is the ultimate smart thermostat. You may program it via its 3.5-inch touch screen or with its built in wifi on any internet enabled device. Ecobee features; 7-day programming, a personalized management web portal, live weather forecasts, email / SMS alerts, diagnostic alerts, maintenance reminders, and even electricity consumption monitoring. The thermostat will be available early 2009 for $385. [via]
September 23, 2008
This insane Electric Chair Halloween Prop ($1,795.00) will scare the crap out of anyone! Push the button and you hear electrical wind up. The chair fires, and he launches into a frenzy. The electrocution ends and he comments as the machinery winds down. Due to intense thrashing, you’ll need to chain or bolt the chair down! It is powered by an air compressor (not included). I know you are thinking Halloween is still a month away, but special item objects like this can take up to 4 – 8 weeks for delivery.