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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.

Cardboard Contradictions: 13 Clever Corrugated Creations

Flimsy and disposable, cardboard doesn’t exactly seem like a natural fit for applications like architecture, furniture, surfboards or bike helmets, yet these ...

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Lending a Hand: Selfie Arm Lets You Fake Your Friends

Never mind that given its skin tone, this arm-shaped selfie stick kind of makes it look like you’re dragging a corpse around. Mounting your cell phone onto ...

Lockheed Lounge: Meet The World’s Most Expensive Object

What about this chaise lounge makes it worth the equivalent of approximately ten middle-class suburban homes, or 5,000 Ikea couches? The Lockheed Lounge by ...

IKEA 2025: Futuristic Modular Kitchen Caters to Food Drones

Reflecting a world of increasing everyday automation but decreasing natural resources, these kitchen concepts include flexible storage for on-demand food and ...

3D Farming: Trees Grown into Fully Shaped & Formed Furniture

Taking arborsculpture to new levels of efficiency and functionality, this furniture designer creates plastic molds in which his designs are grown without ...

Adult Erector Sets: Toymaker Now Sells DIY Furniture Part Kits

Combining elements of IKEA ingenuity and their own classic line of modular toys, Meccano (makers of Erector Sets) is now offering a new type of do-it-yourself ...

Tiny Apartment Tricks: 13 Ideas for Ultra-Compact Spaces

If you want to live in a tiny apartment without murdering your significant other or feeling like your home is a jail cell, you might want to employ a few of ...

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Fashionably Architectural: 5 Designers Debut 3D-Printed Shoes

Somewhere between architecture, art and fashion, this series of 3D-printed shoes by five famous designers for United Nude pushes the limits of new technologies ...

Commuter Olympics: Indoor Running Tracks Link Japanese Airport

Combining a novel form of wayfinding with a nod to the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, this new airport terminal trades moving walkways for a ...

Boxed Water is Better: Paper Packaging Beats Plastic Bottles

The brand tells you what it is in bold minimalist script: better, but more specifically, its packaging is better than the dominant plastic bottle alternative ...

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