World’s Strangest

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Comfy Cushioned Couch Looks Like Solid Wood

You may be pleasantly surprised when you first sit on this couch by Front Design. It’s padded, but covered with a photorealistic print of untreated wood. Link | Designers’ Website

Cook a Burger with Your Car’s Tail Pipe

This seems like a bad idea. Thankfully, right now it’s just concept by seven Iranian designers submitted to Design Boom’s Dining in 2015 contest. Let’s just say that it needs some work. Link -via Foodiggity

Flitz: The Flintstones Bike

If walking is just too easy for you, try the Flintstones bike. Here’s Fliz, a pedal-less "bicycle" dreamt up by designers Tom Hambrock and Yuri Spetter. Watch it in action: Link – via EcoChunk and [...]

Chicken Footstool

Which came first, the footstool or the egg? The designers at thecityfarmgirl answer unhesitatingly, “The egg.” These eggs, given time and proper care, grow into 12-inch or 17-inch footstools. They’re made of felt and are available in a variety of colors. Link -via NotCot | Photo: Kara Kersten Design

Pantone Tarts

So this is how designers eat their breakfast: Pantone tarts! Check it out over at Griottes: Link – via That’s Nerdalicious

Optical Illusion Rug

(Video Link) This moirĂ© pattern consists of static fish on a rug and a table with parallel bars. When you walk around it, the fish appear to move. The firm Clarke Hopkins Clarke won a coveted Red Dot design award for it. Designers’ Website -via Dornob | Previously by These Designers: Parallel of Time Clock

Chair and Lamp

Photo Credit: Nieuwe Heren File this under the “Why didn’t I think of that?” category! Nieuwe Heren, a Dutch design firm ran by two designers in their twenties, came up with a chair and lamp combo that could be accommodated in the smallest of spaces. They made it to provide parents a seat on which to [...]

Airbag for cyclists created

Designers have come up with an airbag that can protect a cyclist during an accident. The airbag deploys just seconds before the cyclist hits their hea…

Spider Web Made From Packing Tape

Designers Spin Spidey-Worthy Webs From Packing Tape Astounding cocoons made only of tape float in mid-air, capable supporting more than your average tree house.Packing tape has gotten MacGyver out of many a jam, but he never managed to make an entire home out of the stuff. So he could probably learn something from Viennese/Croatian design [...]