10 Weirdest Remote Controls Pillow Remote Control Well, this is just a weird combination of items; it's a sofa pillow that works as a remote control. The Pillow Remote Control ($39.99) is a full-featured universal remote that works with over 500 different components. Gel Remote Control This conceptual gel remote from Panasonic lies limp when not in use, pulsating with a soft light. Magic Wand Remote Control Imagine walking into the room where your children and their Muggle friends are watching TV, you whipping out a magic wand from under your jacket and changing the channel in a flash. Largest Remote Control Go big or go home! Eco-friendly Remote Control Sony has challenged Industrial Design students from China to design an eco-friendly device. Remote Control Wristwatch This is the wristwatch that ensures its wearer always has a television remote control at hand. Gesture Remote Control The gesture remote is a new approach to the TV remote control by lunar design. i-Got-Control Brain Wave Remote Control
Mythical Dragon Loops Around Shanghai River Symbolizing power and strength, the mythical dragon holds a sacred place in the hearts of the Chinese. To honor this ancient tradition, Bulgarian architecture firm Sonik Module conceptualized this spectacular 60-story-high structure that loops over a manmade river and new park in Shanghai. With various intersections to enter the building, visitors could travel there using a series of roads, vessels traversing the river, and a subway line. Sity is a conceptual design entry in the Re-Thinking Shanghai 2012 competition. Sonik Module website via [Yanko Design], [Gizmag]
How to Choose the Perfect Pendant Lighting for your Home Lighting in your home is one of THE most important factors when considering the functionality and enjoyment of your home. The addition of quality lighting for a specific task or purpose is key in letting your interiors speak volumes for you. Pendant lighting is used in areas of your home that you need direct task lighting, or you need a drop down ambient light from a higher ceiling. Depending on your task and the decorative look you’re trying to achieve, pendant lighting can be perfect for your home. Task lighting: The primary and most widely used purpose of pendant lighting if for illuminating a task area. Whether it is in your kitchen over a bar or kitchen island, or over a work surface-desk area. Types of pendant lighting: Just as there are several types of table lamps, so is true for pendant lighting. Ambient lighting: Pendant lights can also be used as more of a decorative and artistic way to light a space. Freshome reader’s do you utilize pendant lighting in your home?
» Changethethought™ DATA clip – USB paperclip for Elecom on DesignRulz The Japanese studio Nendo has designed the ‘data clip’ a USB key in the shape of a paperclip for Elecom. The USB stick has a paperclip shape. It can clip to a stack of documents, business cards or memos for handing data and to a colleague or friend, or connect to other DATA clips for storage. A design that aims for a new relationship between daily life and digital data. The design aims to present a new relationship between daily life and digital data. Design Crush Mind-Blowing Apartment in Australia, the Ultimate Bachelor’s Retreat Here is a delightful and spectacular looking apartment located in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia. Designed by Weir Phillips Architects, this three bedroom apartment bursts with freedom and craziness, which is what inspired us to say that this is the ultimate bachelor’s crib. The living room is the focal point of the house and accommodates some of the wackiest elements this loft has to offer, such as a SPA and a BBQ section. Other spectacular features of this apartment include a retractable roof, a concrete floor, a large study area and an indoor office with abundant storage space, intriguing art works and many, many more. We particularly like the fresh and vivid color palette as well as the overall youthful feel inspired by this place.
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