Architecture firm Because We Can, led by interior designer Jillian Northrup and her husband architect Jeffrey McGrew, had to turn an under utilized room in a private residence into a highly functional and inspirational place to work from home. Besides turning the room into a splendid mad science lair, they also made what Northrup calls “the fist step to greater cat mobility throughout the room”. The Cat Tube stretches around the room and gives the cat access to the top of the armoire. There’s even a couple of small windows that let you see where your cat is going. Just take my money already!
Good news for guys – now you’ll have a legit reason to wear a knight’s gear on a daily basis! Two dedicated crocheters are now offering awesome knight’s helmet caps on Etsy. This brilliant pattern was originally created for kids and offered on Etsy by Cutecraftycrochet. For those who’re into knitting, the artist started selling the instructions for $4.99. This is exactly what another Etsy user Hattie Hooker used to make the adult version of the Knight’s Helmet Cap. All you need is $40 and some patience, since both of them now have orders for 3 to 4 weeks ahead.
Made with pure bamboo wood and a colorfully threaded cord, Jamboo headphones were specifically designed to never tangle. Help Austin Glenn & Scooter Vaughan to raise enough money for their first round of inventory on Kickstarter. Comment bellow and be one of the first to try them out. Three lucky commenters will be chosen to receive the headphone style of their choice.
We all have stuff that no longer serves any purpose around the house, but we still have trouble getting rid of it. In order to help you get started, we made a selection of 30 creative repurposing, upcycling and reuse ideas. Try to recognize your old things in the pictures and do it yourself!
It’s nice to have something that makes you smile as early in the day as your first coffee cup. A Brooklyn-based team of designers (and coffee lovers) called Yumi Yumi, created a line of cups with goofy creatures on the bottom, which slowly emerge as you sip your drink. As of now, so-called Creature Cups include Octopus, Crocodile, Sea Otter, Spider, Shark and Lobster, but there’s also one with a skull.
If you don’t read books and don’t care about the bookshelves don’t be too quick to close this article. Just think about it. What impression does a room full of books make? That’s right! It will immediately make you look smarter! And where do you put books? Exactly, bookshelf! That’s why we made this list of the most creative designs out there. Which one would you put at your house?
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.