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Tag: Metal

Philippe Starck Wrapped Watches: Analog Gets Modern

Philippe Starck Wrapped Watches: Analog Gets Modern
The latest watches from renowned French designer Philippe Starck may look incredibly modern at first glance, but their roots are firmly grounded in analog technology. Starck’s new Wrapped watches feature an electroplated face which conceals almost the entirety of the watch hands.

Solid Gold Remote Control Costs More Than a Lexus

Solid Gold Remote Control Costs More Than a Lexus
God only knows why anybody would need a remote control made of pure gold, but there must be some market for this thing, or else they wouldn’t be making them. Created by Denmark’s Lantic Systems, the gold remote is designed for operating home media and automation systems including video, audio, internet, CCTV, alarm, lights, curtains, air-conditioning and even navigation systems.

Homebrew Star Wars at-St Learns to Walk

Homebrew Star Wars at-St Learns to Walk
Check out this awesome homemade Star Wars AT-ST walker, built from a mish-mash of electronic parts, brass tubing and custom cut circuit boards. The bipedal MiniMechadon walker is fully functional, and can hobble around just like the ones in the motion pictures.

Pimp My Segway

Pimp My Segway
Got an old Segway scooter lying around? Why not give it a makeover and get rid of that drab grey exterior? California’s Segway Junkyard takes the personal transportation devices and gives them new life with custom paint, metal trim and shiny chrome wheels.

Guru Digital Watches Offer Personal Light Show

Guru Digital Watches Offer Personal Light Show
The cool modern watches from Black Dice let you check the time in style. The timepieces feature a modern, curved display consisting of 82 individual LED blocks, which animate in mesmerizing patterns before displaying the time.

Diamond Encrusted iPhone Sparkles

Diamond Encrusted iPhone Sparkles
Looking for a nice accessory to go with your 24-karat MacBook Pro? Got some money to burn? Why not get yourself one of these extravagant iPhones, adorned with hundreds of diamonds. The creator of this mod, Amosu, is known for loading up mobile phones with precious gems and metals.

Skull and Crossbones Clock: Ooh, That’s Scary!

Skull and Crossbones Clock: Ooh, That’s Scary!
This amazing clock may have been constructed almost 400 years ago, but it’s just as bone-chilling as it was back then. To tell the time, just crack open his skull cap, and the clock is where his brains should be.

Audocron Clock Tells Time Without Pesky Numbers or Dials

Audocron Clock Tells Time Without Pesky Numbers or Dials
Originally created in 1979, and recently revamped for a new generation, this mysterious chrome device is actually a timepiece. Rather than using hands or digits, the Audocron uses a series of beeps and flashing lights to indicate the current time.

Wii-Mote Aluminum Briefcase Conceals Controllers

Wii-Mote Aluminum Briefcase Conceals Controllers
You’re sure to intimidate your gaming opponents when you walk in to the room carrying this aluminum briefcase. Looking like something out of an episode of 24 or Mission Impossible, this mini-briefcase lets you carry your Wii controller in secret agent style.

Slan LED Watches: the Bold and the Beautiful

Slan LED Watches: the Bold and the Beautiful
The slick black case and bright, easy-to-read displays on these Slan LED watches really caught my eye. There’s just something so refreshing about a digital watch that’s just clean and simple, unencumbered by extraneous information or newfangled display paradigms.

Audio-Technica Titanium Headphones Will Blow Your Mind

Audio-Technica Titanium Headphones Will Blow Your Mind
If you’re looking for a really, really serious pair of headphones, look no further than this new limited edition model from Audio-Technica. The ATH-A900ti is a special version of the company’s A900 audiophile headphones in a special titanium finish.

Tokyoflash Pimp LED Watches Are Back in Black

Tokyoflash Pimp LED Watches Are Back in Black
Japan’s high-tech watch importer TokyoFlash has been carrying watches from the Pimp line since about 2003. The original series of watches was made popular by its unconventional displays and retro modern design sensibility. Now Pimp is updating some of their original designs with a fresh new look.

Urban Fidelity Planet Speakers Land on Earth

Urban Fidelity Planet Speakers Land on Earth
While the metal “planets” floating above these speaker cones may look a bit like disco balls, they actually serve a purpose. The spheres are designed to disperse sound in a perfect 360-degree soundfield. Designer Markus Duevel is the mind behind the Urban Fidelity Planet Speakers.

Voodoo Glow Skull Arrives Just in Time for Halloween

Voodoo Glow Skull Arrives Just in Time for Halloween
I’m thinking that this Halloween, I’d like to scare all the neighborhood kids out of their wits with a bunch of these disembodied robo-heads sitting in my front windows. The brilliantly named “Glowing Scary Deaths-Head Toy” looks like your average, everyday metal-headed, Skeletor-robot-zombie until you flip the switch.

Recycled Cds Turned Into Furniture

Recycled Cds Turned Into Furniture
Got a few thousand spare compact discs lying around? Designer Belen Hermosa apparently had a few spare CDs and created this funky modern chair out of them. For some reason, I’m guessing it’s not the world’s most comfortable chair, but it sure beats sitting on a bunch of 8-track tapes.

Giant LED Lamps Made From Leds

Giant LED Lamps Made From Leds
Designer Kei Yamamoto created these lighting fixtures that look like giant LEDs. Made from acrylic, aluminum and a dozen LED light sources each, they’re each about 20-times the size of a normal light-emitting diode. The fixtures’ clear acrylic shell and arrangement of LEDs create a beautiful visual effect on the wall above the lamps.