I’m not sure who the target demo is for these Star Wars Imperial incense holders. Maybe they’re for geekster-hippies? Dunno. What I do know is that they’re weird, and therefore I had to write about them.
I have no idea why it’s taken over 30 years for someone to come up with an R2-D2 coffee cup, but it looks like the Star Wars licensing crew has finally given in to their caffeine cravings and authorized one.
This elegantly minimal clock lets you create your own custom time-telling device using a combination of plates, cups and liquid of your choice.
Designed by Kouichi Okamoto with ceramicist Daniel Jo, the Water Clock consists of a small fired clay base topped with a pair of magnetic spheres.
How many times have you walked into the employee break room to grab a cup of Joe, only to find that some ass-hat has “borrowed” your coffee cup out of the cabinet? Well now, you can finally do something to make sure that your mug is safe from pilfering by co-workers once and for all.
Here’s a piece of art any retro game fanatic would be proud to hang on their wall. It’s a handmade Pac-Man mixed media piece, using teeny ceramic tiles in place of pixels.
Perhaps inspired by the oh-so-awesome Ms.
I was just minding my own business (shopping online) this morning when I came across this great R2-D2 cookie jar.
What better way to glug down your favorite beverage but out of the head of everyone’s number one movie villain, Darth Vader.
While it’s officially being called a “stein” thanks to its flip-top head, the ceramic Dark Lord mug is perfect for those of us who like a really big cup of coffee.
You won’t be able to type very fast on these keyboard-inspired ceramic cups, but you will be able to enjoy your favorite beverage in them.
Created by Taiwan’s MOD Design, Reset Cups are larger-than-life versions of the “Ctrl-Alt-Del” keys, typically used to reboot or login to your Windows PC.
Affirmative. Yes, affirmative. I must have a pair of these metallic robot lamps flanking the sides of my bed.
With a retro style reminiscent of a 1950s robot movie (or Jemaine and Bret dressed in tin foil wrapped cardboard boxes depending on your point of view), these nifty bedside lamps are actually made out of ceramic with a metallic silver coating.
Now that you’re wearing your new Tetris t-shirt, why not complete the look by outfitting your kitchen or bathroom with some Tetris ceramic tiles?
Tetris Tiles come in a variety of shapes inspired by the classic arcade puzzler, and let you create unique patterns on any wall or floor.
I was tooling around over at Chicago’s Bucktown Arts Fest this past weekend, and thought to myself, what are the chances that I’ll actually stumble onto any good geeky crafts? But lo and behold, the first booth I step into had these great handmade robot ceramic cups.
I have a tendency to prefer my sound systems to be heard, not seen. After all, isn’t it all about the audio? But I recently came across a speaker line that even the most ardent of design snobs would be proud to put in their living rooms.
Oktoberfest may be months away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start preparing now, does it? If only we could get our grubby little paws on one of these super special Super Mario Brothers 1up ‘shroom beer mugs, we’d be ready to belly up to the bar right now.
When you think of robots, you usually think of lumbering hunks of metal. Not these guys. These funky little ‘bots are made from clay instead of steel.
Created by Italian street artist Enrico Bertorelli — better known as Pixel Pancho — the Boot I series is a limited-edition ceramic art piece that’s a great addition any robot junkie’s collection.
This cool coffee maker offers up a smart industrial design which cleanly integrates a ceramic mug in place of a carafe. It’s perfect for making a single cup at your desk, or if you’re living a bachelor’s life.