The custom of giving and receiving finger rings dates back over approximately 6,000 years. People of all classes wore rings and for many different reasons. It could represent ones family by bearing some particular crest, or identify a social status. Members of the mafia wore rings on their little fingers, while the kings would always put them on the index fingers. Most of the rules and constraints have practically disappeared over the years and today we can choose from countless of rings which become a way of self-expression. Let’s take a look at some of the most creative and unusual ones.
The Japanese came up with an idea on how to change the traditional brutal-looking dog muzzles into something more pleasant. Their product, called Quack, is a funny muzzle that’s shaped as a duck’s bill. Put it on your dog’s head and you’ll have a four-legged friendly duck. Hopefully your dog won’t get too offended by this accessory.
Seeing how much you liked 10 Creative and Unusual T-Shirts that we posted two years ago, we decided to make one more list of cool tees. What’s interesting is that up until the 1950’s, t-shirts were still considered underwear until Marlon Brando, John Wayne, and James Dean shocked Americans by wearing their “underwear” on television. This, of course, convinced the public that it was absolutely OK to were T-Shirts, and now, after more than 50 years, there are thousands of creative T-shirt designs out there. Some of the best ones are on this list.
The tea infuser gained popularity in the first half of the 19th century. By the time of Queen Victoria, no respectable British household would be without one. However, some argue that when you use a tea infuser, tea cannot flow freely as it traps much of the flavor between and in the leaves. So you should only fill an infuser half full leaving some spaces for the leaves to swell. Common shapes for infusers include spherical, conical and cylindrical, but usual things doesn’t interest pandas. That’s why we’ve picked 15 unique and creative tea infusers!
Wanting to pay tribute to the former restaurant on the site, The Drum, JJ’s Red Hots restaurant asked a long time friend Matt Ludwig of Ludwig Metals to install a fully functional drum fixture in the center of the restaurant. Jonathan Luther, the co-founder of Charlotte-based hot dog and sausage restaurant, made the first sketches in January, and a couple of months later the drum kit chandelier was hanging above visitors’ heads.
Berlin ad agency Scholz & Friends has done the unthinkable. They created a series of clever t-shirts that turn your ugly plumber’s crack into a sexy cleavage! The Craftsmen’s Boobs Calendar” was created to wish the training companies a Happy New Year of training. The backside of the accompanying letter served as an order form for the “Craftsmen’s Boobs Shirts” with whom craftsmen could spread the message : The new handcraft is more attractive than you think.
If you ever see some wild animal tracks in the cities like New York, Boston or Ottawa – don’t panic! It doesn’t mean that animals have broken out of the zoo. In his newest project “Outliers (Trace)”, talented Canadian artist Maskull Lasserre has designed a collection of shoes that leave realistic footprints of moose, deer, Kodiak bears, rabbits and other animals.
We all have many old and unused items lying around in our homes or garages waiting to be thrown away. However, before you start cleaning your home, we want to show you 20 incredibly creative Do It Yourself projects that may change your mind. You’ll learn that a lot of useless items can be transformed into wonderful creations. You can turn an old glove into a cute chipmunk toy, toilet paper rolls into a beautiful floral wall art, plastic bottle into a broom and many more.
London-based designer Percy Lau creates tiny lifelike human body parts that can be worn as jewelry. Her weirdly awesome accessories include little third ear, mouth, nose and even a tiny male genitalia. You can wear them as earrings, necklaces, and rings. All of them are fun, but I’d pick the Little Third Ear earrings as they look incredibly cool when put in our big ears. What about you? Would you wear them?
Is your life full of stress and worry? Do you have high blood pressure or insomnia? Getting an aquarium may be a great way to relax! Many studies have shown that watching fish going about their daily business can reduce your stress levels, lower your blood pressure and make you feel more relaxed. Besides all the health benefits, aquarium can be a beautiful addition to your home. To get you even more excited, we want to show you 22 unusual and creative aquarium designs.
To help boost the weak sales of Japanese nori manufacturer that was affected by the 2011 tsunami, I&S BBDO, a Japanese ad agency, developed a series of intricately laser-cut seaweed. Each sheet from “design nori” series – Sakura (Cherry Blossoms), Mizutama (Water Drops), Asanoha (Hemp), Kikkou (Turtle Seashell), and Kumikkou (Tortoise Shell) – is based on Japanese history or symbology and represents happiness, good fortune, and longevity.