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From everyday objects to the wrappers, boxes and bags they come in, this section of the site is dedicated to eye-catching and thought-provoking industrial designs. Watch out for double meanings, clever marketing and much more.

Conjoined Chopsticks: 2 Redesigns to Keep Utensils Paired

Like socks, or any other paired object of everyday use, it seems the eternal curse of chopsticks to become separated and mismatched over time, at least until ...

Smear Campaign: Guerrilla Artist Remixes Adverts with Acid

Mutating works of public advertising with corrosive acid, this cunning urban interventionist hijacks posters from bus stops and subway stations, then adds his ...

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Pop-Up Parks: Brackets Turn Scaffolding into Free Furniture

Scaffolding is ugly, and steals valuable sidewalk space from city residents – but with a simple kit of parts that fit onto the frame with brackets, it ...

Touch to Open: Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Life-Sized Origami

Made of rubber, metal, glass and wood,¬†these dynamic flip panel doors tackle perhaps the world’s original architectural invention in a series in a ...

Rapid Packing Container: Students Reinvent Cardboard Box

Faster, leaner and just plain better, this ingenious resign reduces wasted cardboard, eliminates excess tape and is also more convenient to build, open and ...

Energy Pods to Ostrich Pillows: 15 Nap-Worthy Inventions

Everybody knows that there’s no better place to take a nap than a hammock hung in a scenic location, but what about when you’re stuck at home, or ...

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Topographic Interiors: Pair of Stacked Plywood Storefronts

This set of two spaces in Osaka, an information hub and public cafe, each employs layers of horizontal wooden sheets that stack up vertically to form seating, ...

Stealth Style: Navigate Subways with a Map-Backed Necktie

Putting loose ends to good use, this clever piece of street-smart apparel takes advantage of the usually-hidden flip side of your standard-shaped men’s ...

Urban Farm Kit: Modular Chicken Coops, Planters & Benches

A solution for all seasons and regions, the premise is simple: every would-be urban farmer has space, weather and other growing constraints, and yet draws from ...

Drop-Leaf Desk: Small Side Table Converts into Work Surface

Designed as carefully as it is hand-crafted, this Tablet Desk has a deceptively streamlined look that hides a series of modular features and space-saving ...

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