Category Archives: gadgets

Classics of everyday design

On November 9, 2006 Jonathan Glancey started a blog at the Guardian Unlimited‘s Arts blog dedicated to the Classics of everyday design. The almost weekly articles keep going updated, and now there are 40 (and counting) Classics of everyday design. … Continue reading

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Computer Cat Wall Clock

The perfect kitty for geeks allergic to cat hair: Computer Cat Wall Clock. He is made out of mostly recycled computer parts, ranging from recycled hard drive platters and floppy disks, to memory ears and a wire tail. He also … Continue reading

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Nerd Watch Museum

Nerd Watch Museum: Our collection spans hundreds of models, dozens of manufacturers and infinite gadgetry. I had some watches with cool “high-tech” features, like date, alarm and chronometer. But I never had a watch with a calculator. I think I … Continue reading

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Audio Cassette Tape Nostalgia

Tapedeck is a project of neckcns.com, built to showcase the amazing beauty and (sometimes) weirdness found in the designs of common audio tape cassettes. There’s an amazing range of designs, starting from the early 60’s functional cassette designs, moving through … Continue reading

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Moppel LED Lights

What I most appreciate in designers nowadays is that they learnt a lesson: design don’t need to be pretty and unusual only; they have to have something else. like looking funny, and they have to be functional. The neat Moppel … Continue reading

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Vilcus Plug Dactyloadapter

The fantastic on-line geek store ThinkGeek has a tradition to release their most incredible products at April 1st. I remember when they showed for the first time the PC EZ-Bake Oven to make tiny cakes while you are using the … Continue reading

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Will it Blend?

I have a blender, not a powerful one, but it works fine. It doesn’t blend magnets, or nutcrackers, or marbles, not even Cassette Tapes, but I’m fine. Blendtec sells blenders that do those things and much more. Blendtec says its … Continue reading

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Hedgehog CD Case

I already knew that I have my CD cases aren’t the coolest of the world: they have no images, no funny stuff on it, they just black and very simple. However, know that I know about those cool Huggable Hedgehog … Continue reading

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SparkMuseum

SparkMuseum displays the collection of vintage radio and scientific apparatus of John Jenkins. Early wireless, radio, scientific and other electrical items up to about 1920 (including books and other publications). His collection of 1910’s and 1920’s horn Loudspeakers is beautiful. … Continue reading

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ROLLERtoaster

Jaren Goh, a designer from Singapore, developed the toaster of my dreams (it wasn’t, but now it is): ROLLERtoaster – A brand new way to toast your bread. The sleek, compact and modern toaster won the 2006 Red Dot Design … Continue reading

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