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Tag: Metal

Little Big Man: Robot Inside a Robot

Little Big Man: Robot Inside a Robot
What did the big robot say to the little robot? “Get in me belly!” At least that’s the way this amazing automaton works. The larger-than-life wood and metal robot features a tiny little robot inside its gut, and it looks like he’s the real brains of the operation.

Bird-Electron Mobile Speaker Looks Cool, Colorful

Bird-Electron Mobile Speaker Looks Cool, Colorful
Take your sound on the road with these portable speakers from Japan’s Bird-Electron. The compact EZISON 0 speaker is packaged in a little brushed aluminum box that can go anywhere. Available in a variety of colors, each speaker comes attached to Italian leather strap that makes it easy to carry anywhere.

Tetrad Flat Shelving = Tetris Fix

Tetrad Flat Shelving = Tetris Fix
I got a fever, and actually the only prescription is not more cowbell, but more Tetris. Lately I’ve been having a slight obsession with that beloved game of my young adulthood and I don’t know why.

Diesel OLED Watches Offer Dual-Color Text Display

Diesel OLED Watches Offer Dual-Color Text Display
A while back, I showed you guys a pretty cool looking OLED watch from the fashion house of Diesel. That model was especially difficult to come by, and featured a tiny little monochrome blue OLED screen .

Clock Combines Digital, Analog Worlds

Clock Combines Digital, Analog Worlds
This amazing clock combines the 7-segment look of a modern LED or LCD clock, but messes with your head by making the digits come to life with a mechanical movement. Designed and realized by RISD BFA student Alvin Aronson, the D/A Clock is a clever mash-up between the digital and analog universes.

Nixon Murf Watch Offers Retro-Modern Style

Nixon Murf Watch Offers Retro-Modern Style
It’s been a while since I brought you guys any cool new watches. It’s not for lack of trying, but there just hasn’t been much that’s hit my desk that really caught my eye. So I was pleased when I came across these, the latest analog timepiece from the guys over at Nixon.

Aqualia LED Desk Lamp: Metal, Modern, Mine.

Aqualia LED Desk Lamp: Metal, Modern, Mine.
I’ve been on the hunt for some decent illumination for my work area, but haven’t really been impressed with the desk lamps I’ve come across in my travels. That is, until now. This beautiful lighting fixture combines good looks, modern technology and is energy efficient.

Chrome and Shiny Metal iMacs on the Way

Chrome and Shiny Metal iMacs on the Way
The guys over at Computer Choppers (who previously gave us the gold-plated MacBook Pro and the digg casemod) have a new trick up their sleeves. Working their secret alchemy, they’ve managed to coat the matte aluminum surfaces of Apple’s latest 24-inch iMacs with shiny chrome and other metallic platings.

Tiktak Clock Offers Numeric Overkill

Tiktak Clock Offers Numeric Overkill
Sometimes it’s a bit of a challenge to tell the exact time on an analog clock. Sure, you can say “it’s about quarter-to-three”, but it really might be 2:47. This intricate wall clock tries to solve that problem by displaying every individual minute as a separate point on the dial.

Halo Energy Sword Gets Real

Halo Energy Sword Gets Real
If you’re a Halo fan, at some point you’ve probably wished you could have an actual energy sword to take out your frustrations with. While no such real-world weapon currently exists, here’s the next best thing.

Turntable Watch Spins Me Right Round Like a Record, Baby

Turntable Watch Spins Me Right Round Like a Record, Baby
Vinyl DJs and turntablists rejoice, for here is a watch that’s a perfect reflection of you and your musical stylings. Designed by FludWatches, the TableTurns watch has a face that looks like a miniaturized version of the classic Technics 1200 turntable.

Penguin Dual Time Watch Does Handstands

Penguin Dual Time Watch Does Handstands
Need to tell time in two places at once? These funky metal watches from Penguin Clothing offer displays at both the top and bottom of their cases. The gold-tone Penguinator and brushed stainless Two-Timer each feature a pair of completely independent time displays, so you can keep track of time in both your home town and in Timbuktu at the same time.

LED Lighting Gets Flat

LED Lighting Gets Flat
These minimal lighting fixtures actually are designed to be shipped flat, like a postcard. Each lamp is actually a laser-cut sheet of aluminum with an embedded LED illumination source and powered by a single button battery.

Mf Dual LCD Watch is a Two-Headed Beast

Mf Dual LCD Watch is a Two-Headed Beast
This chunky metal watch displays the time on a pair of side-by-side LCD screens. The German-designed MF dual LCD watch displays the hours and minutes on the left side, as the seconds scroll by on the right one.

Music Sequencer has Balls of Steel

Music Sequencer has Balls of Steel
Here’s an interesting new tangible interface design for a music sequencer. Rather than using an array of buttons or a 2-dimensional control screen on a computer, this one generates rhythmic patterns using ball bearings. Sequences are composed by placing the metal orbs in a grid of receptor cups which represent the different rhythm tracks (kick, snare, hi-hat and cowbell) along the vertical axis, and beats along the horizontal.

Pocket Tripod Perfect for Casual Photographers

Pocket Tripod Perfect for Casual Photographers
No, it doesn’t have three legs, so it’s not really a tripod, but it serves the same basic purpose. This ingenious little device screws into the tripod thread on the bottom of your camera, providing it with a stable platform for you to take impromptu photos from.