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Century 21 Superbowl Commercial

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Once again the Superbowl has come and gone. Whether you actually enjoy watching football or you’re just interested in stuffing your face, the Superbowl is always a jam packed entertaining day. One of my favorite parts of the Superbowl is checking out the over-the-top, extravagant commercials.

I might be biased but one of my personal favorites was this years Century 21 commercial. Take a look at it below and let us know know your thoughts!

Century 21 Superbowl Commercial

 

 

Beautiful Summer House in Norway

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Beautiful Summer House in Norway

When Todd Saunders & Tommie Wilhelmsen first started their firm, they self-financed this beautiful summer house in Hardanger, Norway.

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Modern Electrical Outlets and Power Strips

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Modern Electrical Outlets and Power Strips

Modern electrical outlets and creative power strips from all over the world.

Socket Pocket

Creative phone-pocket for your electrical outlet. [link]

Socket Pocket

Hang On Outlet

It is a basic power outlet with a little extra lip to hold on to your lose plugs, keeping your power management neat and tidy. [link]

Hang On Outlet

Hang On Outlet 2

Hang On Outlet 3

Wall Cleats

What use is an electrical plug when you’re not plugged in? Two simple tabs on the ends of a standard cover plate increase its function. [link]

Wall Cleats

Hidden Wall Safe Electrical Outlet

These unique wall safes allow you to hide valuables inside one of many identical looking wall outlets you already have in your home, the last place someone is likely to look. [link]

Hidden Wall Safe Electrical Outlet

WirePod

Electrical “power pod” made of thermoplastic rubber and with four plug outlets is the first in a series of Artecnica products called Wiremore, which will make electrical cables more, rather than less, visible. [link]

WirePod

WirePod 2

Swivel Sockets

Swivel sockets rotate 90 degrees for compact use in tight spaces. [link]

Swivel Sockets

Donut Power Strip

Each outlet can spin inside its socket for the best fit. The donut shape also helps to keep cabling organized. [link]

Donut Power Strip

Donut Power Strip 2

E-Rope Power Strip

Power strip that allows users to add or subtract sockets as needed. [link]

E-Rope Power Strip

Picket Fence

The Picket Fence adapts to older homes and cleanly manages the electrical necessities of the occupants. [link]

Picket Fence

E-Ball Multiplug Connector

Modern power strip concept by MASHALLAH.DESIGN. [link]

E-Ball Multiplug Connector

E-Ball Multiplug Connector 2

Plug with a Hole Concept

Pulling out a plug is not a hard work, but it is not always an easy task. Therefore, you need a better solution. This plug comes with a circular cut-out which can help you pull it out easily. [link]

Plug with a Hole Concept

360 Electrical Outlet

360 Electrical is an electrical outlet plate where the two sockets spin 360 degrees to help manage bulky plugs. [link]

360 Electrical Outlet

Socket Deer Outlet Cover

These electrical outlet covers let you put your mobile phone on the wall as it recharges. [link]

Socket Deer Outlet Cover

Power Aware Cord

Electrical power strip in which the cord is designed to visualize the energy rather than hiding it. The current use of electricity is represented through glowing pulses, flow, and intensity of light. [link]

Power Aware Cord

Rozetkus Power Strip

Power strip that gives you free choice of which way to plug. [link]

Rozetkus Power Strip

Electroman Surge Protector

Here he comes to save the day – especially if you have more plugs than outlets. [link]

Electroman Surge Protector

12 Unique and Creative Sofas

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

12 Unique and Creative Sofas

Modern sofas and creative sofa designs that will spice up any living room.

Do Lo Res Sofa

Unique sofa composed of several soft, square-based cube or rectangular shaped units of various heights. The units are arranged in rows to form the shape of the sofa, and fixed to a platform by steel pins. [link]

Do Lo Res Sofa

Lips Sofa

Famous sofa in the shape of a mouth which Salvador Dalí designed with Oscar Tusquets back in 1972. [link]

Lips Sofa

LED Sofa

Modern LED Lighting Sofa by Colico comes with different colors that you can change by a using the remote control. [link]

LED Sofa

Roma Sofa

Cool sofa shaped like the Roman Colosseum will make you feel like an Emperor of your own living room. [link]

Roma Sofa

Morfeo Sofa

Sofa sleeper with 2 long antennas that have lights on the end, curl up and enjoy a book or the company of someone you love. [link]

Morfeo Sofa

Glossy Lipstick Sofa

Built more as an Art piece, this cool sofa is made from glass and lexan coated clear silicone. [link]

Glossy Lipstick Sofa

Metal Sofa

Stephen Newby creates soft looking sculptures from hard metal. [link]

Metal Sofa

Glass Sofa

Modern sofa by Italian manufacturer Santambrogio Milano made using superdurable tempered glass. [link]

Glass Sofa

LEGO Sofa

Creative soda inspired by LEGO bricks is made from solid, interlocking, systematically lumpy wood. [link]

LEGO Sofa

Tensile Sofa

Cool contemporary sofa by Swedish designer Therese Glimskär. [link]

Tensile Sofa

Diamond Sofa

Entirely made from mirror-like aluminium, the Diamond sofa was thought not only for sitting, but also as an object of very provocative design. [link]

Diamond Sofa

15 Unusual and Creative Aquariums

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

15 Unusual and Creative Aquariums

Modern aquariums and creative fish tank designs from all over the world.

iPond Portable Aquarium

It is on sale in Australia and comes with gravel, water and a live fish. It has a built in speaker at the bottom and a headphone jack. [link]

iPond Portable Aquarium

Macquariums

Cool aquariums made from the shell of Apple Macintosh computers. [link]

Macquarium

Computer Aquarium

Infinity Aquarium

The repetitive geometrical shape of Infinity aquarium creates a visual metaphor to life in the fish bowl. Hand crafted from cut glass, Infinity aquarium scales down a vast concept of time and space. [link]

Infinity Aquarium

Coffee Table Aquarium

Instructables shows us how to build an aquarium coffee table. [link]

Coffee Table Aquarium

Bathtub Aquarium

This modern bathtub with built-in aquarium will surely spice up your bathroom. [link]

Bathtub Aquarium

Sofa Aquarium

Priced at just $12,000, his sofa features aquariums on both sides. [link]

Sofa Aquarium

Spacearium Aquariums

Canadian company called Aquarium ASP has created the Spacearium, a thin, hanging aquarium that be used as a room divider, lighting element, or for good old fashioned decoration. [link]

Spacearium Aquariums

Desk Aquarium

The MILK desk comes with a built-in fish tank option that gives you a place to rest your eyes and provides a touch of daily nature. [link]

Desk Aquarium

R2-D2 Aquarium

Modeled after the most well-known astromech droid in the galaxy, this R2-D2 holds a 1 3/4-gallon aquarium tank in his central compartment. [link]

R2-D2 Aquarium

Local River Plant Aquarium

Beautiful aquarium by Mathieu Lehanneur breeds freshwater fish and vegetables. The vegetables strip minerals and nitrates from the water, effectively purifying it for the development of the fish. [link]

Local River Plant Aquarium

Local River Aquarium

Bus Stop Aquarium

This bus stop is a real design from Brazil, dubbed “AqurioMania”. [link]

Bus Stop Aquarium

Bathroom Sink Aquarium

Moody Aquarium Sink will spice up boring routines such as washing hands and brushing teeth. [link]

Bathroom Sink Aquarium

AquaDom

The AquaDom in Berlin, Germany, is a 25 meter tall cylindrical acrylic glass aquarium with built-in transparent elevator. [link]

AquaDom

Old TV Aquarium

Ever wondered what to do with that ancient 26″ wooden TV set laying around in your grandparent’s garage? Turn it into a unique aquarium. [link]

Old TV Aquarium

Telephone Booth Aquarium

Benedetto Bufalino and Benoit Deseille have transformed a regular telephone booth into a functioning aquarium. [link]

Telephone Booth Aquarium

Modern Beds and Creative Bed Designs # 2

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Modern Beds and Creative Bed Designs

Collection of modern beds and creative bed designs from all over the world.

Housefish Suspended Bed

Creative suspended bed held by machined aluminum, stainless steel tension cables. The mattress platform is held completely rigid – it does not swing or sway. [link]

Housefish Suspended Bed

Float Bed

$25,000 Float Bed by David Trubridge, a New Zealand designer. [link]

Float Bed

Sampon Daybed Outdoor Bed

Amazing outdoor bed design from Lifeshop Collection. [link]

Sampon Daybed Outdoor Bed

Floating Bed Chicago

Floating Bed Chicago by Robert Bernstein – the four supporting cables at the corners of the bed go straight up vertically to the ceiling. [link]

Floating Bed Chicago

Geometric Bed

Ness faceted geometric bed by Jakob+MacFarlane. [link]

Geometric Bed

The Embrace Lounge

Creative lounge by Lost Angeles based designer Tanya Aguiñiga. [link]

The Embrace Lounge

The Embrace Lounge 2

Tree Bed

Creative $15,000 Tree bed by Shawn Lovell. [link]

Tree bed

Private Cloud Rocking Bed

The Private Cloud is a patented rocking bed by German designer Manuel Kloker. [link]

Private Cloud Rocking Bed

Private Cloud Rocking Bed 2

Flotiform Bed

Creative bed design. Pull out side tables with cup holders can be ordered for one or both sides of the bed. [link]

Flotiform Bed

Flotiform Bed Side Table

Flotiform Bed 2

Sleeping Tube

Futuristic two metre “sleeping tube”. [link]

Sleeping Tube

Sunset Chaise Lounge

This elegant piece by Rausch, designed for luxurious poolside lounging, could easily be mistaken for a dramatic outdoor sculpture. [link]

Sunset Chaise Lounge

Sunset Chaise Lounge 2

Terminal 1 Daybed

It is elegant, fluid, and harmonic, starting from a lucid plastic body, floating on a metallic frame, and varnished with the same colour but with a matt finishing. Its shape invites and supports its double function as an arm-chair and chaise longue. [link]

Terminal 1 Daybed

Magnetic Floating Bed

Conventional furniture is in contact with the earth through gravity. Floating Bed overcomes this fundamental power and falls towards the sky. Four thin cables assure its motionless position and form the only contact with the ground. [link]

Magnetic Floating Bed

The Scoop Bed

Scoop! is a sophisticated and innovative answer to the demand for combinig the sofa function with the bed function. The two semi-circular sides of the bed can be separated resulting in two new pieces of furniture. [link]

The Scoop Bed

The Scoop Bed 2

Disposable Cardboard Bed

Innovative bed design that may prove handy for poor homeless people worldwide. [link]

Disposable Cardboard Bed

Disposable Cardboard Bed 2

Ohm Transformable Bed

Ohm is a bed that can be transformed into two individual beds or used as a bench. [link]

Ohm Bed

Ohm Transformable Bed

Ribbon Staircase by HSH architects

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Ribbon Staircase by HSH architects

Beautiful and unique staircase design, constructed from 10mm thick sheet metal, by HŠH architects.

The concept of a delicate rippling ribbon was chosen in view of the exposed position of the staircase in the main living area of the house.

Ribbon Staircase

Ribbon Staircase Design

Ribbon Staircase Design by HSH architects

12 Unusual and Creative Tree Houses

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

12 Unusual and Creative Tree Houses

The most unusual and creative modern tree houses from all over the world.

Beach Rock Tree House

Located in Okinawa, Japan, this cool tree house by Kobayahsi Takashi was constructed with the purpose of communicating with outer space. [link]

Beach Rock Tree House

Cabin Tree House

Located in the World of Living park near Strasbourg, Germany. The tree house cabin is propped up by seven asymmetric larch-supports. [link]

Modern Tree House

Dome Tree House

Creative dome-shaped, wooden tree house by Michael Wielgus from Krakow, Poland. [link]

Dome Tree House

Harads Tree Hotel

Tree hotel concept by Swedish architects Tham and Videgard Hansson. The mirrored surfaces blends this cool design into the environment. [link]

Harads Tree Hotel

Tree House Restaurant

This creative restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand was designed by Peter Eising and Lucy Gauntlett from Pacific Environments Architects. [link]

Tree House Restaurant

Yellow Treehouse Restaurant

Lifepod Tree House

Kyu Che hopes to create a fully functioning high tech mini capsule for modern living with his ongoing Lifepod project. [link]

Lifepod Tree House

Baumraum Tree House

This unique tree house is located on a very beautiful, park-like property close to Osnabrück, North-West Germany. [link]

Baumraum Tree House

O2 Tree Houses

Dustin Feider and his company, O2 Treehouse, promote environmentally friendly tree houses that are built from 100% recycled or recyclable materials from sustainable sources. [link]

O2 Tree Houses

Tree House Hotel

Eco-friendly jungle getaway located in the heart of Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary in India. [link]

Tree House Hotel

Okinawa Tree House Restaurant

The Naha Harbor Diner in Okinawa, Japan lies at the very top of a huge Gajumaru tree about 20 feet above the ground. Sadly, that is not a real Gajumaru tree, it is actually concrete. [link]

Okinawa Tree House Restaurant

Free Spirit Spheres

Set among the trees of the west coast rainforest of Vancouver Island in Canada, these handcrafted spheres are suspended like pendants from a web of rope. [link]

Free Spirit Spheres

4Treehouse

Posing as a Japanese lantern on stilts, this beautiful tree house by Lukasz Kos is located within the trees of Lake Muskoka in Canada. [link]

4Treehouse

Bloomframe Disappearing Balcony

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

POSSIBLY THE COOLEST THING I HAVE EVER SEEN!

Bloomframe Disappearing Balcony

Bloomframe is an innovative window that transforms into a balcony at the touch of a button.

 

Engineered by Hurks, this modern balcony consists of tough all-weather materials and controlled by a smooth electronic system.

Bloomframe Window

Window Turns Into a Balcony

Bloomframe

Bloomframe Balcony

Innovative Balcony

For more information about Bloomframe balcony, visit bloomframe.com

Bloomframe Balcony on Demand

 

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Unusual and Creative Glassware Designs

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Unusual and Creative Glassware Designs

Collection of unusual and creative glassware designs from around the world.

 

Little Heart Wine Glass

Beautiful wine glass design by Etienne Meneau features four interconnected glass tubes. [link]

Little Heart Wine Glass

Little Heart Wine Glass 2

Write-On Glassware

Feed the cat, take out the trash, mow the lawn; there are so many things to remember and now you can take your to-do list with you! Write on this glass mug or tumbler then erase when you are done with each task. [link]

Write-On Glassware

Zipper Wine Glass

“Half-empty or half-full? Half-zipped or half-unzipped? These are life’s big questions. [link]

Zipper Wine Glass

Self-Stirring Tea Glass

Two young French designers have created a self-stirring teacup. It’s a glass, actually, and it has a ceramic ball at the bottom that mixes around and mixes the tea as you lift the cup or swirl it gently. [link]

Self-Stirring Tea Glass

Float Tea Lantern

The tea lantern is designed with a double layered glass wall which encloses a vacuum, creating a thermal space that insulates steaming hot, or icy cold liquids. The double wall maintains an ideal serving temperature, while still allowing the lantern to be easily held and poured, like a wine bottle. [link]

Float Tea Lantern

Fast Glass Cup

It looks like a plastic cup. But it is made from glass. [link]

Fast Glass Cup

Botanical Martini Glass

Creative glass with unique silhouette and challenging yet functional design.  [link]

Botanical Martini Glass

Happy People Reversible Glasses

Collection of reversible glasses consisting of diverse forms inspired by the mixture of people who come from various origins around the world. [link]

Happy People Reversible Glasses

Modern Wine Glass

Unusual wine glass designed by Jeremy Brown. [link]

Modern Wine Glass

Rainman Carafe

Instead of the usual stream of liquid exiting from the end of the carafe, several small holes transport the wine to the glass. [link]

Rainman Carafe

Ghost Goblet Glass

Pour in your favorite wine and the Ghost Goblet transitions from being a glass on your counter to a piece of art, proudly displayed. [link]

Ghost Goblet Glass

Tripod Wine Glass

Refreshing take on glass design, Marten Baptist took a typical dutch perspective on a triangular aesthetic. [link]

Tripod Wine Glass

Glass Beer Boot

Glass from the movie Beerfest, holds two liters of beer. [link]

Glass Beer Boot

Rocking Glass

A different definition of tipsy, the Rocking Glass features a curved bottom that allows it to rock without spilling over. Suitable for cocktails or as a decorative accessory, it’s a fresh take on the simple tumbler. [link]

Rocking Glass

Riedel Decanters Glassware

Beautiful wine glassware series from Riedel impresses with fluid shapes and simple forms. [link]

Riedel Decanters Glassware

Coke Can Glass

You can recapture those carefree times with a set of 6 glass tumblers styled to look like a classic 6-pack with raised logos and “wave” motif. [link]

Coke Can Glass

Hopside Down Glass

Fred likes to drink his beer right from the bottle, but Mrs. Fred is appalled. So Fred went out and did something about it – he created this bottle-in-a-glass as an homage to real men like him. [link]

Hopside Down Glass

Fair Share Fountain

Six champagne glasses, each one a bit smaller than the other, hand made out of Pyrex and each one has a tiny lip so that the champagne will flow over into the next smaller glass. [link]

Fair Share Fountain

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