Land Peel – Carpet That Transforms Into Furniture

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Land Peel

By necessity, the Japanese have an intuition for space-saving design that shines in their products and architecture. But this concept might be one of the cleverest we’ve ever seen. Created by Shin Yamashita, a student at the Kyoto Institute of Technology, Land Peel is a foam floor covering which also has panels that flip up and fold, to become any sort of furniture you might need: From a table, to a backrest, to a drink tray, to a footrest, to a pillow. (Pics)

 

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Magic Carpets In Las Vegas Designed To Stimulate And Fire Up Gamblers

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You are wide aweke…You have plenty of money to gamble more…

Las Vegas is well-known for being the city that never sleeps as gamblers are encouraged to spend their money around the clock.

Now a new set of photographs has revealed that even the garish carpets that line the hotels and casinos have an important part to play…

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One In Five People Prefer To Get Saucy In The Kitchen

One In Five People Prefer To Get Saucy In The Kitchen 

“Al, take me. I wanna have sex on the kitchen table.”

Kitchen is the top romp spot outside bedroom for people, a new survey has revealed. According to the survey in Britain, more than one in five people prefer to get saucy in the kitchen, just like movies such as ‘Nine And A Half Weeks’ and ‘The Postman Always Rings Twice’, British newspaper the Daily Star reported.

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World’s Largest Sand Carpet

World’s Largest Sand Carpet

When one thinks of sand art, sand castles are what often comes to mind, but Tibetan Buddhist monks have long designed magnificent mandalas out of colored sand, for which Iranian artists have put a new spin to – famous for their traditional Persian rugs, a group of artists have taken it to a whole new level by creating the world’s largest sand carpet.

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The Jelly Box: Workspace For The 21st Century

Jelly Box:  Workspace For The 21st Century 

Ever think about what it would be like to see the world from inside a Jell-O mold? Looking like a Jell-O mold, but calling itself the Jelly Box, this new workspace is now on display at the Truman Brewery during London 2008 Design Week. This clever design by architect David Hingamp of the London firm Archic, has just been named runner up in the 2008 Urbantine Project.

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The World’s Most Innovative Vacuum Cleaners

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These Shoes REALLY Suck!

Vacuums have come along way since the first manually-powered one was invented back in 1868. Judging by the range of innovations for the floor-cleaners in recent years, they have a long way to go too.

The things with devices like the vacuum is that they will always be needed. Not only that, but because of the diversity of floors and the preferences of the people who own them, there is no one right solution.

 

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Carpet Skates

Carpet Skates

Sliding is easy with socks and a smooth floor. It’s damn near impossible on carpet. Thanks to the carpet skates from fun slides, it’s easy to slide across a carpet with ease. In fact, this puts an entirely new spin on indoor horseplay. Think of all the trouble you can get into. Think of all the breakables. The skates have a friction resistant and foam foot grip. Just strap them onto your shoes and slide with ease. They come in 6 colors. Just $19.99.

 

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