iXOOST is designed to give your tunes that extra blast of volume. Drawing inspiration from the legendary world of racing, the iXOOST amplifies the true heart of the engine – the exhaust pipe. It’s original in concept and the entire package, from tunes to tailpipe, exhumes authenticity. Each 8-cylinder model hosts a dome tweeter, cone midrange, extended range and active sub-woofer speaker inside real tailpipes. Although it is kindly pricey (the lowest price is around 7,900 USD), this dock is definitely an eye-catching item at any room.
Recycled book art is popular among recycled art projects and they usually be transformed into various sculptures. But this time, those discarded books have their new life as jewellery in London-based artist Jeremy May’s hands. Images and text are harvested from these publications and formed into modern rings, bracelets, necklaces, and more. Their colorfully layered and patterned designs hardly reminds us of their original form but you still kindly tell it from the some blurred text found on the jewellery. To create a piece of jewellery like these, May need to carefully removes their pages—hundreds of them—and laminates them together. After forming the paper into the small wearable, May applies a high-gloss finish to make them shine.
Like those jeweller, you can actually purchase some of them from May’s site.
When you think you have seen all display in a museum, you probably don’t know behind a closed door, there is ever larger collection not visible to public. The Museum’s private storage is almost unfathomable in size and scope, containing curiosities that span from birds to bones to butterflies. The artifacts are scrupulously preserved, catalogued, and organized, so that authorized scientific experts can explore for new discoveries. Thanks to photographer Chip Clark and The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C, we have a chance to take a peek at those secluded shelves which are usually off-limits to the public. Get ready to be impressed.
Although I am not quite sure how the pasta connected with hair in those packaging designer’s minds, but this set of packaging design is for sure really creative and eye-catching. Published by Maverick Moscow based company Nikita, this playful design concept turns pasta into hair. Or, at least make pasta looks like hair when viewed through transparent plastic cutouts on the box. Quite smart right? And they are definitely outstanding on the shelves!