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Tag: Wood

Wii Woodgrain Mod: Woodn’T It be Nice?

Wii Woodgrain Mod: Woodn’T It be Nice?
As much as I love the minimal design of the Nintendo Wii, sometimes I find the whole white plastic thing a little boring. That’s why I love this concept for a Wii woodgrain paneling update. Currently just a concept design by Joe D!,

Donkey Kong Jenga is Monkeylicious

Donkey Kong Jenga is Monkeylicious
Remember the beginning of Donkey Kong? You know – the part where Kong climbs to the top of the building, stomps his feet, and the girders all fall diagonally into place? That’s sorta what this new version of Jenga reminds me of.

Ply Phone Stacks a Whole World of Gadgets Into One Device

Ply Phone Stacks a Whole World of Gadgets Into One Device
The Ply concept phone has so many features stacked into its wooden shell that I had to read about it twice to fully grasp its awesomeness. Each layer holds a gadget with a distinct function, including a phone, game controller, photo printer, and projector (among other things).

Jupiter Accelerometer Mouse: Whirly, Wood, Weally Expensive

Jupiter Accelerometer Mouse: Whirly, Wood, Weally Expensive
The Jupiter Mouse is a sphere of wood fashioned into a mouse that you hold in the palm of your hand to control. You move the cursor by adjusting the tilt of the mouse. The mouse is made out of “Chinese flowering ash from Japan’s rural Gunma prefecture.”

This Robot Uses Pencil Erasers as Bumpers

This Robot Uses Pencil Erasers as Bumpers
This is a pretty sweet autonomous robot that employs pencil erasers as bumpers. It’s called No. 2, Champion Autonomous Mini-Sumo Robot (a name that just rolls off the tongue, no?) It was made by David Cook (not the American Idol winner, though, it’s a different David Cook.)

‘Rithm’ Speaker is Misspelled but Looks Gorgeous

‘Rithm’ Speaker is Misspelled but Looks Gorgeous
Danish company Davone’s Rithm speaker combines top-quality sound with a parabolic work of art. The speaker offers an 8-inch coaxial driver with a 1-inch dome tweeter placed in the center of the woofer. Davone claims that the many layers of glue and wood that build up the frame provide extra damping and reduce unwanted vibrations for superior sound quality.

Iwood Cases: You and I(Phone) Up in the Trees

Iwood Cases: You and I(Phone) Up in the Trees
If you’ve got a “classic” glass and metal iPhone like me, you probably don’t NEED a case thanks to its durable metal back. But if you’ve got a shiny new plastic-backed iPhone 3G, you might want some additional protection for your gadget.

Stack: Wooden iPod Docks for Naturalists (Not Naturists)

Stack: Wooden iPod Docks for Naturalists (Not Naturists)
Sure, we’ve all seen plenty of iPod docking stereos, but by and large, they’re pretty much made out of plastic or metal. So what do you do if you’d rather have something a little more organic?

New Plasma Tv in a Retro-Look Wooden Case

New Plasma Tv in a Retro-Look Wooden Case
This retro-look wooden casing houses a plasma TV. It combines mid-century modern aesthetics with modern technology to give you the best of both worlds. At first glance, the TV looks like it belongs in one of yesteryear’s living rooms- until you realize how thin it is.

Art Lebedev’S Data Dolls Store Nothing but Themselves

Art Lebedev’S Data Dolls Store Nothing but Themselves
If you’re unfamiliar with the Russian craft of Matryoshka, they’re those little stacking wooden dolls that fit inside one-another, gradually getting smaller and smaller. Designer Art Lebedev has taken these traditional dolls and put a geeky spin on them, adding data storage measurements to each one.

Wooden Nixie Clock: Where Nature Meets Technology

Wooden Nixie Clock: Where Nature Meets Technology
I don’t know what it is, but I’m a real sucker for Nixie tube clocks. There’s something about the soothing orange glow tubes that offer a simple, yet elegant way to display any numeric information. I hadn’t seen a design that really caught my eye in a while, when I stumbled onto this wooden beauty.

Space Invaders Cutting Board Invades Kitchens

Space Invaders Cutting Board Invades Kitchens
Whether you’re slicing, dicing, or making julienne fries, this Space Invaders themed cutting board will help you get your Mise en Place in order. As you chop your way through celery and onion, imagine your knife as a laser cannon, blasting its way through all but the most stubborn of alien invaders.

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.

Xbox 360 Arcade Controller Blows My Mind

Xbox 360 Arcade Controller Blows My Mind
Can’t get enough of the classic arcade games up on Xbox Live? Then you probably know how miserable it can be to play most of the old school arcade games with the 360’s modern controller. I guess that’s why this one-of-a-kind custom 360 arcade controller has me green with envy.

Awesome Arcade Game Art by Melissa Jones

Awesome Arcade Game Art by Melissa Jones
Looking for a way to make your game room really special? Look no further than these original 3-dimensional arcade artworks by sign maker Melissa Jones. Melissa creates original wood carvings of classic arcade characters, then creates a resin casting of the original and hand paints each one with bold acrylic colors.

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.