Eco Trash Can is a simple but smart design which uses strategic grooves to hold different size plastic bags. With this design, not matter how small the bag is, you can easily fix it on the gap of trashcan’s edge and no need to worry garbage will make the bag slipped down. Moreover, you can use two or three small bags on one Eco Trash Can to sort your waste. It will be quite helpful if you live in a small space but still want to do waste classification.
A series of cat houses designed by US based architects were created for Architects for Animals “Giving Shelter” fundraiser. At first glance, these abstract structures may look like futuristic furniture pieces. While in fact, they are custom-built shelter for outdoor, stray and feral cats to raise awareness for animals by giving them better shelters to house them. Some of these cat houses not only offer cats refuge protection from the harsh outside world and and playtime, but also double up as bench where human can sit on it and interact with cats. There are some other interesting designs and you can find more detailed information on dailymail.
Using pencils and pastels, Singapore-based artist Ivan Hoo created hyper-realistic anamorphic pieces that fool your eyes. The skilled artist plays with optical illusion to draw everyday objects like cracked eggs, spilled coffee, draining sink and broken vase directly on wood, which has such feeling and dimensions that it’s difficult to tell they aren’t real. When asked why choose wood as medium, artist said “By working on wood, it gives me a lot of dimension and ideas to create something close to reality and it works really well with pastels, too.” Below are some of our favorite works from Ivan, you can find more on his Instagram page.
If you want to add some fun or unexpected to your home, take a look at the 8 Cool Bomb Shaped Product Designs we presented here. From vase to lamp, speaker to timer, these little funky bomb shaped products will definitely be a conversation starter.