Some may argue, but one of the hardest things in life is is actually choosing a gift for someone you care. A good way to start is probably by trying to remember what that person likes doing, what his passion and hobbies are. Today, when almost everyone has a DSLR, and “[put a name]photography.com” website, you probably can’t go wrong with a gift related to photography. That’s why we want to show you these 20 cool and creative gadgets for photography lovers – hope you’ll find what you’re looking for.
The average Western guy spends around 99,117 hours at work during his lifetime, and that”s the equivalent of 11 and a half years of solid slog. Your office is like your second home, so it’s probably a good idea to make it fun and cozy. To help you do that, we’ve picked 20 quirky and creative things which will bring fun and inspiration back to your workplace.
Why does our bicycle need to be connected to light poles by chains like a criminal in prison? Inspired by nature, the design of this cable wire lock is a mimicry of ivy. Designed by Sono Mocci ‘Ivy’ is one of the shortlisted design entries from more than 3000 participants in the designboom competition. Would you steal a bike or the Ivy lock instead?
Because there are so many different occasions (Christmas, birthdays, Valentine’s day, etc.) the beautiful wrapping paper with Santa you bought for Christmas probably won’t work for Bob’s birthday. Luckily, Fabio Milito and Francesca Guidotti came up with this really clever idea, and from now on you’ll only need to buy one kind of wrapping paper! Circle any one of many hidden word messages (Merry Christmas, happy birthday, I love you, etc.), slap a bow on it and your gift is ready to go.
Each year CPNB (Collective Promotion Dutch Literature) organises the Dutch Book Week to promote Dutch literature. And every year a specific genre is being profiled. This year the(auto) biography is featured. This is translated in the theme ‘Geschreven Portretten’, which translates in Written Portraits’. Van Wanten Etcet era created the campaign, which show the different faces behind the (auto) biographies.
Kazakhstan-based advertising agency GOOD! was already well known for creating some really fun and inspiring stuff in the past, and now once again they proved to have a really good sense of humor with their new idea of face-pots. And the best part is that the concept is simple enough that anyone with a flowerpot, a closeup portrait photo, some scissors and glue can easily replicate this in their own home. With the right combination of plants and facial expressions, the results can be hilariously awesome.
If you wonder what our furniture would look like if designed by kids – you have to see these wacky cartoon-like furniture pieces by Straight Line Designs. Focused on quality and custom design, Judson’s studio stays far away from mass production. Their workshop’s building capacity is restricted but Jud’s designing ability is not!
Mugs aren’t just plain ceramic objects that hold our beverages – they’ve already become something meaningful with sentimental value. In this collection not only you’ll see the most creative coffee and tea mugs, but also some which help protect your private mug from sharing, so if you are looking for a cool cup – this list is a good place to start.
A Dutch artist named Sander Reijgers is recycling inflatable sex dolls into the most bizarre clothing. Perfect for a rainy weather, these waterproof hoodies were made by customizing existing tracksuit tops with heads, breasts and other pieces from 50 blow-up dolls that Sanders received from a “sponsor”.