Posts Tagged ‘design’

Woodpecker Alarm Clock Doesn’t Tell Time

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What’s the loveliest sound you’d like to wake up to, in the morning. Judging by the choice for this very special alarm clock, woodpecking is among the top choices.

That’s one of the ways anyone could explain why this woodpecker alarm clock even exists. I’ll tell you what it’s not for though, telling time. See, this weird little device was designed for one specific task, and that’s waiking you up in the gentlest, most pleasant way possible. The woodpecker alarm clock only goes off  at night, before bed time and in the morning when it’s time to go to work.

It may not be the most practical alarm clock in the world, but the woodpecker alarm clock is an ingenious options for people who need alittle discipline in the their lives.

Louis XVI Desktop Computer Is Fit for a King

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Produced by French company, Chirita, the Louis XVI computer blends perfectly with elegant offices and living rooms.

To celebrate their company’s 10th anniversary, the French designers from Chirita have created an exclusive desktop computer inspired by the opulent era of Louis the XVI. Chirita has made a name for its self, by creating unique high-tech devices, disguised as elegant pieces of furniture, crafted out of brass, bronze, alabaster, malachite and lapis lazuli.

Louis XVI is a majestic system cleverly disguised in the display itself and featuring an elegant keyboard and mouse. Decked with gold leaf and pearls, Chirita’s Louis the XVI retails at € 13,000 ($17,800). Not a high price to pay, for a trip back in time.

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Onda Elis Lamp Doubles as a WIFI Hotspot

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What’s the last thing you’d expect a lamp to do? Ok, ok don’t say things like talk, walk, float and stuff. Anyway, this particular lamp can connect you to the internet.

The Elis lamp, produced by Onda, has a really interesting design, and I wouldn’t mind having it in my bedroom. But design isn’t exactly the lamp’s main feature, considering it has a built-in WIFI module that enables internet connections at speeds of up to 21 Mbps. It also features an Ethernet port.

Showcased at MWC 2010, the Onda Elis WIFI lamp. proves how simple it is to include useful functions in common household items. More photos after the jump.

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