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20 Awesome Products And Design Ideas. September 2, 2011 | 48 Comments » | Topics: Design, Pics Hot Stories From Around The Web Other Awesome Stories. Light Light's Sublime Levitating Lamps. Posted by Ray | 30 Sep 2011 | Comments (9) Designer Angela Jansen of Design Academy Eindhoven recently collaborated with engineer Ger Jansen on a pair of skeuomorphic LED lamps that they're currently selling as Light Light.

Light Light's Sublime Levitating Lamps

Their website knowingly notes that "It is uncommon for engineers to find good domestic applications for their technology... and it is likewise rare for designers of consumer objects to embrace cutting-edge technology wholeheartedly. " Which, of course, is "perhaps what makes the cross-pollination of ideas between Angela Jansen and Ger Jansen so remarkable.

" The Light Light series creates an incredible visual conversation piece. It is like an optical illusion, yet one that is kind to the eyes and easy on the mind. Bombastic copy aside, the products speak for themselves. Some assembly required (illustrated below, not above): In short, Light Light is (the first?) Again, per the designers: "...this handcrafted lamp can be dimmed but never ignored. The Deglon Meeting Knife Set. Designed by Mia Schmallenbach, the Deglon Meeting Knife Set won first prize in the 5th European Cutlery Design Awards.

The Deglon Meeting Knife Set

This set of sculptural, nested knives is practical, durable and a work of art. The set is made of high quality stainless steel and seemingly appears to be created from a single block of stainless steel. To remove each knife, simply press down near the tip of the blade and lift knife away by the handle. Bento Laptop Tablet Hybrid by René Woo-Ram Lee. Bento Box Kinda Like Voltron Bento is quite an exceptional and forward thinking concept by René Woo-Ram Lee.

Bento Laptop Tablet Hybrid by René Woo-Ram Lee

It’s quite a plausible scenario that most of use/own a tablet, a PC, external hard drives and a smartphone. Now combine the power of these to have fully customizable Bento Laptop! The Box accommodates all the gear to work as one whole unit or individually; as you see fit.Features Laptop with 15″ OLED screen11″ tablet and 4″ phone sit in shallow depressionsSolar powered lithium-ion battery1TB SSD drive. Quirky. Cool gadgets for creative offices. Huey the Chameleon - a lamp that changes colors to match its surroundings - Image 3 of 4. Huey the Color Copying Chameleon Lamp identifies any color that it's placed on, then glows in that color (All images courtesy ThinkGeek) Image Gallery (4 images) Suppose you just love the sage green color of your new desk blotter, and think "If only I could instantly make my whole office this color.

Huey the Chameleon - a lamp that changes colors to match its surroundings - Image 3 of 4

" Well, now you can ... sort of. The designers over at ThinkGeek have created a gizmo called Huey the Color Copying Chameleon Lamp, that automatically "reads" any color that it's placed upon, then glows in that color. Huey goes about his business by first illuminating the surface beneath him with two white LED lights. If users want to light one area with the color of a surface located in another, they just need to take Huey to that surface, then squeeze him when he matches its color – this causes him to hold that color until further notice. Even just five years ago, according to the designers, Huey's color-sensing technology was too expensive for use in consumer products. About the Author. Sony Nextep Computer Concept for 2020 by Hiromi Kiriki. In 2020 We Can Wear Sony Computers On Our Wrist Our present need for internet connectivity is so profound that secondary devices like the Nextep Computer are bound to happen.

Sony Nextep Computer Concept for 2020 by Hiromi Kiriki

Developed to be worn as a bracelet, this computer concept is constructed out of a flexible OLED touchscreen. Earmarked for the year 2020, features like a holographic projector (for screen), pull-out extra keyboard panels and social networking compatibility, make the concept plausible. Ten years from now is not too far away, so how many of you think we’d be buying such gadgets? This is the coolest thing you've seen this week. Eaux Eaux – Bathroom Sink by Joel Roberts. What A Wave The Eaux Eaux sink is quite a take on the oceanic wave!

Eaux Eaux – Bathroom Sink by Joel Roberts

Its simple form, in one fluid motion, integrates the spout into the basin. Pod Power. Posted on November 22, 2011 by saya Pull and fix to provide your electrical appliances with enough electricity, to use an outlet is just as simple as that.

Pod Power

Composed of 5 pods along a 15 foot-long cable, the Pod Power is an extension cord that brings the outlets to you, and in the meanwhile keeps your cables tidy and organized. With adhesive stripes included, the Pod Power can be stuck onto walls or tables once you’ve already adjusted the distance between the pods. Elasty – Mobile Phone Cover by Yoori Koo. Simple Slits for Phones This design rings home a bell because right this minute, the inside flap of my iPhone case has a sticky-note to-do list stuck to it!

Elasty – Mobile Phone Cover by Yoori Koo

If it was not enough to expect zillions of functions from our smartphones, apparently now their protective covers need to come handy too! This clever silicone rubber case has five slits that are good enough to tuck in bills, pen, stylus or credit cards.