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The Perfect Office #30

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Smile Chair "Smile" is the new armchair by Sand & Birch, the renowned Luxury Design studio careful as usual about shapes, solutions and materials, so to make real contemporary sculptures of their interior design objects. More than a simple piece of furniture, "Smile" is characterized by the clash between the fullness and compactness of its design and the smooth curvature of the seat, remembering a smiling mouth. "Smile" is the perfect armchair to add an ironic and elegant touch in a young, fresh home. Casual and witty, "Smile" is going to be available in two versions: plain colour blue or white, produced in hard and varnished polyurethane, and the one covered with velvet, cotton and silk, in grey and white. (at Sand & Birch) Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G & 5943G HD notebooks Acer have outed a new line of notebooks, the Acer Aspire Ethos series, which promise slick design along with multimedia performance. Two models have been announced initially, the Acer Aspire Ethos 8943G and Aspire Ethos 5943G, with a choice of Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, 18-inch 1920 x 1080 and 15.6-inch 1366 x 768 displays respectively, and ATI Mobility Radeon HD5000 graphics. There’s also Dolby Home Theater surround support, with 5.1 output, and in fact the Ethos 5943G manages to fit in a full five speakers on its own. Storage is up to 1.28TB (combining two 640GB HDDs) and there’s a choice of DVD or Blu-ray optical drives. (at Slash Gear) Creative Sound Blaster WoW headsets Creative had unveiled a couple new sets of headphones that were aimed at WoW gamers. The headphones could be adorned with artwork from the Alliance or Horde factions of WoW and were offered in wired or wireless designs. Creative has announced that the headsets are now shipping. The Sound Blaster World of Warcraft Wireless Headset is available at online stores like Newegg and TigerDirect for $159.99. The headset has THX TruSource PC audio tech built-in for a full sound experience. The headphones are Mac and PC compatible and have cushioned ear pads for comfort on those raids that last for hours. The battery in the headset is rechargeable and can be charged while the headset is in use. The wired version of the headset is also now shipping for $119.99. (at Slash Gear) Bobble Self-Filtering Water Bottle Check out a video at Moco Loco. iLuv iMM190 App Station An alarm clock, digital photo frame, portable movie display, and Skype station all in one, the iLuv IMM190 dock makes iPhone and iTouch capabilities all the more useful while keeping your beloved gadget secure and charged. Featuring dynamic acoustic speakers, the iMM190 easily rotates horizontally or vertically to match its temporary purpose. (at Cool Hunting) 256GB Datatraveler 310 Flash Drive Kingston have just released a monster of a USB drive. If you thought 32GB was a large amount of storage the Kingston DT-310 DataTraveler can store up to 54 full-length movies, or enough music for you to play a different CD full of tunes each day for a year. The DataTraveler 310 features Password Traveler software, which allows you to create and access a password-protected privacy zone. The secure area of the drive can account for up to 90 percent of the drive’s capacity and does not require administrator rights. The new DT-310 drive is capable of reads speeds at up to 25MB/second and writes at 12MB/second. (at Geeky Gadgets) Eclipse LiteTouch LCD Touchscreen Keyboard If you’ve been waiting for the release of the Eclipse Litetouch Keyboard you’ll be pleased to know that it has now cleared FCC and it’s nearly available to purchase. Eclipse Litetouch is unique in that the number pad on the right side of the keyboard has been replaced with LCD touchscreen. Which can be programmed with multiple sets of controls to be displayed. Check out the video after the jump to see it in action. (at Geeky Gadgets)

The Perfect Office #29

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Tendril Vision Clock The clock connects to the electric grid, giving you real time consumption information. The device shows usage information, and also displays the cost of energy during the day, allowing you to run appliances whenever the cost of electricity is lower. (at Gizmodo) PogoPlug Hard Drive Pogoplug, the gadget that puts a hard drive's content's online just got a new feature: sharing of media with Xbox 360 and PS3 across the local network or cloud. Cloud access requires another Pogoplug to be local acting as an intermediary between remote drives and the console. The latest update also adds offsite backup functionality to remote pogos. (at Gizmodo) PADandCLICK Gel Pads It's not a new idea to stick little gel pads onto mice and keyboards to cope with the strain of browsing the Internet all day long, but the PADandCLICK system for mice caught our eye because it actually looks comfortable. Sure, it also looks a bit ugly and it won't work with some mice, but when you're spending upwards of eight hours clicking, then it's time to set those issues aside for the sake of comfort. (at Gizmodo) Contigo Autoseal Bottles It doesn’t matter if you are seven or seventy, drinking on the move can be a risky business: spills, leaks, dodgy screwtops, ill-fitting lids – we could go on. But we won’t because we need to tell you about Contigo’s groundbreaking range of 100% leak-proof travel mugs, water bottles and kids’ cups. (at 7Gadgets) Bowers & Wilkins P5 Mobile Headphones Wishing you could get Zeppelin-like performance on-the-go? Bowers & Wilkins P5 Mobile Headphones ($300) are likely to be as close as you can get. While the metal and sealed-leather construction isn't nearly as attention-grabbing as the company's stationary speakers, the P5 is a solid sonic performer, featuring ultra-linear neodymium magnets, mylar drive units, a noise-isolating design, and comfortable, cushy ear pads. As an added bonus, it includes an Apple Remote + Mic cable, letting you take calls on your iPhone, or control that silly buttonless shuffle you got as a stocking stuffer. (at Uncrate) Dell Vostro 3000 Series The Vostro 3300, 3400, 3500, and 3700 range from 13-inches to 17-inches, and all offer Core i3 and Core i5 processor options. For true juiceheads, the 17-inch Vostro 3700 even includes a Core i7 Quad Core option. Even better: a discrete graphics option. You can add an Nvidia Geforce 310M 512MB graphics card to the 3300-3500, while the 3700 has an optional Nvidia Geforce GT 330M 1GB card. (at Gizmodo) Fun pick of the day The floating speaker kit is called "Aqua Soundz" and it’s made up of two independent modules: a transmitter you connect to your music or DVD player or to your TV, radio... and a speaker/receptor that plays back the music sent by the transmitter. (at Wishlist)

The Perfect Office #28

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Gravity Sofa Simple and light upholstered sofa. The structure makes an empty space between seating space and floor, enpowering the lightness and shape of frame. (at Designer Spotter) USB Super 16 Port Hub If you are one of those people that has a large collection of gadgets that you like to have connected to your PC all at once, then you may want to check out the USB Super 16 Port Hub. If four USB ports aren’t enough for you then maybe this may be the solution, as this USB 2.0 hub features a total of sixteen USB 2.0 ports. The USB Super 16 Port Hub can be connected to two PCs at once to share the same USB gadgets (although not at the same time), it comes with a built in 22.5W power supply and you don’t need an extra AC adapter to power it. (at Geeky Gadgets) Water Clock A clock made of a glass of water, a plate and magnets. The ball floats on the water to display the time. The clock is part of the State of Things - Design and the 21st Century exhibition at the Design Museum Holon. (at Moco Loco) Green Lantern MacBook Decal Here he is right to your laptop, full color decal letting your MacBooks light show through his ring and illuminating. The Green Lantern MacBook Decal is available for the MacBook and MacBook Pro available to fit 13 inch, 15 inch and 17 models. (at Geeky Gadgets) Marvel Coloud Headphones Here are some cool headphones for all the Marvel Comics fans out there, the Marvel Coloud Headphones. These fun Marvel themed headphones feature a range of Marvel superheroes, from Iron Man, The Hulk, The Punisher and Wolverine, plus an X-Men version. (at Geeky Gadgets) 16 Million Color Lamp The Philips 818566 LivingColors LED lamp produces 16,777,216 different colors of accent light. The lamp’s four LEDs (two red, one blue, and one green) can generate 256 different hues, 256 levels of saturation, 256 brightness settings and up to 120 lumens. By using the small remote’s touch-sensitive color wheel, you can wash a wall, corner, or room with the color to match your mood. The lamp comes in two sizes. Large is $199 and a smaller mini sized lamp for $109. Both are available at Amazon and other online retailers. (at The Gadgeteerr) Dell Precision M4500 Workstation The M4500 supports both Core i5 and Core i7-920XM Quad Core processors along with optional Nvidia Quadro FX 1800M or Quadro FX 880M graphics. And its starting weight of six pounds makes it a mobile workstation that's actually, well, portable. It's also the first mobile 15.6-inch mobile workstation to come with an optional 64GB SSD MiniCard (starting at $220) for more storage and better battery life. Speaking of which: the M4500 is listed as getting 7 hours and 40 minutes, which is a pretty impressive claim for such a hardcore machine. Its target audience is distinctly professional: oil and gas, federal, medical, that sort of thing. On the plus side, that means Dell's packed the M4500 with government-level fingerprint security. On the down side? This thing's going to cost when it's finally available in the next few weeks. (at Gizmodo) Fun pick of the day A solar charger or solar powered device is all fine and good if you live in an area where there is ample sunlight. If you live in an area with heavy tree or cloud cover most of the year, a solar charger might not be ideal. A better option in some cases is a wind generator. Eolic is a foldable wind power generator that harnesses the breeze to make power for your gadgets. The cool part about the Eolic is its foldable and very portable design. The entire wind generator folds into a carry case that you can take camping or to the beach for power.(at Slash Gear)

The Perfect Office #27

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Sanyo' SPL Eneloop There comes a time in every bicyclist's life when you come to realize "I really don't want to pedal up that hill." For those riding a Sanyo Eneloop, they don't have to. The series of bikes has been getting more advanced over the years, and the new SPL models are the smartest yet. Whereas previous editions could only regeneratively charge themselves on downhills or when the brakes were applied, this new series can juice up while the rider is pedaling along on the flats. This presumably increases the rolling resistance somewhat but the new "Eco Charge Mode" is said to boost range by 53 percent. More importantly, a new chrome basket shows that this ride means business. It won't come cheap, though, shipping to Japanese pedalers on April 21 for ¥157,290, or about $1,800. For that kind of money we'll stick with our fleet of Huffy 10-speeds. (at Engadget) Abarth Chair A cantilever chair design inspired by car brand Abarth (the auto-sport division of Fiat). The work is suggestive of automobile design in both its aerodynamic form and choice of materials, polycarbonate and die-cast aluminum. (at Moco Loco) Moduleros The sustainable furniture system moduleros will adapt effortlessly to changing circumstances, both in your life and in your living space. From four different modules, bold combinations can be formed, resulting in different heights and widths. A “flexible, three-dimensional living space form” emerges. (at Designer Spotter) Street Headphones A grad thesis on rapid manufactured designs by Brian Garret Schuur, featuring his custom Street Headphones above, has netted Schuur a product design job with rapid manufacturer Freedom Of Creation and some handsome prototypes. (at Moco Loco) Carved Clock A clock with the hours 'carved' out of the clock face. (at Moco Loco) Ceiling Painted By Light It's not hard to imagine a ceiling covered in RGB LEDs, like Seo Dong-Hun's Draw the Lights concept. Equipped with a few sensors, a laser (or IR) pen could "paint" an array of light, allowing you to customize your entire living space. (at Gizmodo) HP EliteBook 2740p Get a tablet and a high-performance laptop all at once with the HP EliteBook 2740p ($1,600 and up). This touch-enabled convertible tablet features a 12.1-inch LED-backlit display on a convertible hinge that lets you use in with the full QWERTY keyboard for laptop-style work, or flip it over for touch-enabled tablet computing, and also offers plenty of horsepower, thanks to an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, up to 8GB or RAM, optional SSD storage, optional built-in 3G wireless, and long-lasting 6-cell battery. (at Uncrate)

The Perfect Office #26

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) 360° Ceiling Lamp A unique lamp made from white plastic with a mirror surface, in which each part has its own functional meaning. Well thought out construction makes it easy to assemble for everybody. It will fit every type of environment as you choose either white or mirrored surface. Original laser engraving will add special charm to your room. And don't be in a hurry to throw away the superfluous circle from the center of the lamp, as it can be used as a bookmark. (via Designspotter.com) Contempo Reading Chair Reading chairs are an ideal way to relieve stress and promote relaxation in your body and leave you feeling refreshed.The Contempo Reading Chair provide ultimate comfort and unmistakable style are the results of contributions by some of the most important names in international design such as Karim... (via Crib Candy) Cable clips Wire Blooms Now attaching your cables to the wall can be creative experience. Set of nail- in cable clips with a difference. Makes unsightly cables come to life! (via 7Gadgets.com) Who’s there doormat Your funny bone is calling—and begging a relevant question. This contemporary word bubble of a doormat is as practical as it is humorous. Made of modern, eco-friendly coir, it’s easy to clean, and—dare we say it?—designed to take a lot of knocks. (via 7Gadgets.com) USB Speaker for Laptops USB Speaker for Laptops - the latest solution in plug-and-play portable computer speakers comes in a sleek and aesthetic design that is both easy to use and easy to carry around. In terms of quality, the internal left and right speakers along with a bass enhanced center speaker makes listening to multimedia on your computer that much more enjoyable. (via 7Gadgets.com) ASUS' Eee PC T101MT That display is a 10.1-inch LED backlit resistive multitouch with 1024 x 600 resolution. Inside is an Intel Atom N450 processor—better known as one of the new Pine Trail chips—and either 1GB or 2GB of DDRR2 RAM. Storage is listed as 160GB or 320GB (both with 500GB of ASUS WebStorage), depending on if you splurge for Windows 7 Starter or Windows 7 Home Premium. The webcam is 0.3-megapixels, and a built-in mic is included along with three USB ports, one LAN and two audio jacks. A MMC/SD card reader polishes it off, with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. (via Gizmodo) Microsoft BlueTrack Mice The three models—the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500, Wireless Mouse 2000 and Comfort Mouse 4500—all have the same BlueTrack tech, but differ in size and transceivers. The Mobile Mouse 3500 has a nano-transceiver and rubber grips on the side for extra support when surfing, whereas the 2000 model is larger, with a snap-in transceiver. As the name suggests, the Comfort Mouse 4500 is probably the most cushioned of the lot, but actually has one (if you ask me) hindrance—a wire. It's the first BlueTrack mouse with a wire though, so obviously they agree with me. (via Gizmodo)

The Perfect Office #25

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Led Chandelier We'd heard about Group Two Design's LED Chandelier, but seeing it at IDS10 really allowed us to take in the effects of the LED lighting strips cast right into the translucent resin. (via Moco Loco) Pong Anti-Radiation Case for iPhone The first scientifically proven radiation reduction case, Pong uses a patented physics-based solution to redirect the flow of radiation away from the user's head. (via Holycool.net) Angle Shelf Interesting shelf design by ALS Designs. Right or left pointed angles. Created from water resistant formaldehyde-free bamboo. (via Holycool.net) Bodum Stainless Steel Travel Press Mugs Colorful travel press mugs from Bodum, kind of combines the fun design of the Presso double-wall glasses and Bodum spill-proof press pots . Features an easy-grip silicone band and lid closure to prevent spills. (via Holycool.net) Skullcandy Hesh Headphone DJ headphones come naturally for a company that places sound quality and style first. DJ headphones demand the most from the bass, the crisp highs, and the element of style to bring to any late night party. They at Skullcandy have brought their unique sense of extreme sports to the urban style of DJ headphones in the SK Pro DJ headphones. (via 7Gadgets.com) USB Audio "Tube Style" PC bus-powered USB audio adapter for power. Uses a tube-style design, blue LED lights that are in use. Features DTS Surround Sensation Headphone technology can be equipped with software for PC that comes with “DTS Headphone Deck” by hand with stereo headphones and enjoy the three-dimensional surround sound. (via 7Gadgets.com) Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710 Both the keyboard and mouse of the Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710 purportedly get a ridiculously hearty three years of battery life. Between that and its concave keyboard: that's some weird voodoo, Logitech. Like the MK700, the keyboard is designed to "cradle" your fingertips, which sounds like it would make my hands fall asleep. It's paired with a sculpted mouse with "hyper-fast" scrolling, and of course the wireless goodness spares you the trouble of all of those extra USB cords lying around. Most impressive, though, is that three year battery life, which is positively Methuselahn in wireless keyboard terms. (via Gizmodo) HP Compaq Airlife 100 Not only does the 10.1-inch HP Compaq Airlife 100 look like an scaled-down MacBook Pro, but it runs Android and has a touchscreen and a webcam and an SD slot. In other words, an iPad for the Apple haters. (via Gizmodo)

Perfect Office #24

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Ps.: I'm handling the perfect office today so we can give Paulo a good 'Carnaval break'. But Paulo, don't take long, we all miss you, specially at this post. ;) Coo-Coo Skate Clock Coo-Coo skate clock from Meninos, made with a real skateboard deck. It looks cool and it doesn't have the coo-coo sound. (via Holy Cool) Dp Chair At once classic and contemporary, this meeting chair of generous proportion joins two plyform shells for great comfort. DP is a distinct design that feels right in a multitude of settings. (via ITOKIdesign) Copco SnapTea Infuser Brew loose-leaf tea right in the cup, mess-free. Colorful infuser features inventive wings that pop open to rest on the teacup’s rim, then snap closed and seal to catch drips when done steeping. (via Holy Cool) Moleskine Passions Journals Have a passion for music, food, wine, recipes, wellness, or film? The new line of Moleskine Passions Journals ($14) are for you. These specific-purpose notebooks -- individually tailored for each of the subjects above - offer pages divided by printed tabs, each with a themed layout, pages divided by blank tabs for you to personalize with the included adhesive labels, blank pages, themed charts, calendars, glossaries, and listings, along with a unique black cover, fully embossed with themed images and writings. (via uncrate) Change It! Wall In case you have some extra space in your office, this changing wall is a really cool option for you! It's pretty unique and it changes as you want, so you can have a whole new look at your place. This concept was designed by the incomparable Amirko! It’s one big wall of turn-triangles. Each of these triangles has different colors on them – white – black – and a slightly unique rainbow shade. As you can see in the first picture here, when the color is on full blast, it makes a mural all it’s own. (via yankodesign.com) Portable Subwoofer For Your MacBook Not happy with your MacBook speakers? Sound a little flat don’t they? The Bassjump is a USB powered subwoofer that turns your MacBook into a sweet sound system. It looks like an aluminum Mac mini which perfectly compliments the new unibody aluminum MacBooks. Besides looking great, the subwoofer counts with a Drive Unit 77mm subwoofer speaker cone, Frequency range -6dB at 50Hz-20kHz, Signal-to-noise ratio 80dB and Connection USB minijack (via yankodesign.com) “Riga” lamp This lamp challenges some gravitational rules, but looks neat! It’s called the “Riga” lamp and the designer Markus Maurer made it just weird enough for your wild industrial design sensibilities. The Riga asks Maurer and its entire audience: how does one make balance perfectly visible? (via yankodesign.com) Airs 2 Do you like fishes? Want to add a unique piece to your office? So you must check out the Airs 2 by Amaury Poudray. Living elements and ecosystems are the focus in Amaury Poudray's Geometrical Experiences. (via mocoloco) Egglight Eggs and leds producing a semiotic combination... what a stylish lamp. Would you try it? ;) (via behance.net)

The Perfect Office #23

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Memo Post Card Leave messages for your friends and loved ones with this dry-wipe ceramic memo post card. (via Holy Cool) Honeycomb Clock Different exploration of digital clock by form of the nature. (via Design Spotter) Digital Wireless Baby Camera with Online Monitoring and Email Alerts Simply mount the camera on your baby’s crib or place it in the play room and you can watch from any computer in the world. Interference free digital technology ensures you will always see a clear picture and never experience static or interception. This TWINKLE series monitor from Levana offers practical features such as online viewing, video recording, email alerts and password protection. Watch your baby at any time with night vision, soothe them to sleep with the built-in night light, or add additional cameras to monitor numerous locations in your home. (via 7Gadgets.com) Ghost Lamp By eliminating the base of the lamp and let it float on a thin line, Ghost stands strong and enlights your life. (via Design Spotter) Modulezzi Wall-mounted Shelf The wall-mounted shelf unit modulezzi has a graphic character all of its own. It adjusts laterally to fit a variety of wall spaces. In the corridor, it makes a convenient storage space; in the living room, it becomes a shelf for books or stationery; in the kitchen, it’s a spice rack, and in the bedroom a bed-side shelf: modulezzi always fits. (via Design Spotter) Tunebug Using SurfaceSound technology, the new Tunebug Vibe ($70) lets you take a speaker with you basically anywhere you go. The Tunebug sports a stylish, triangular brushed metal body, an illuminated power button, and a standard 3.5mm input for compatibility with a wide range of audio sources, but the real magic is in the NXT-powered SurfaceSound Speaker, which turns nearly any surface — although hollow ones work best — into a makeshift speaker. (via Uncrate) HP G62t Core i3 Notebook Sony just announced a few colorful Core i3/i5 notebooks, and now HP is following suit with its new G62t. Its design closely resembles HP's $1300 Envy, but you'll pay less than half of that for the G62t's base configuration. That $600 base model has respectable specs, too: a 2.13GHz Core i3 processor, a 160GB hard drive, 3GB of DDR3 RAM, a 15.6-inch (1366 x 768) LED display, DVD burner, and three USB 2.0 ports. It's also upgradeable to a Core i5 or i7 CPU, a 500GB hard drive, and 4GB RAM. You can also tack on a Blu-ray player and a multi-format memory card reader. (via Gizmodo)

The Perfect Office #22

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Short Circuit Shelf The name ‘Short Circuit Shelf’ conjured up images of my handful of DVDs and books being held up by a wise-cracking, sentient robot, but this is cool too. Created by Alexandra DiCairano, the Short Circuit Shelf is actually designed to look like a circuit board when mounted on your wall, which, according to Alexandra, “have a beautiful and efficient pattern that perfectly serve their function…” (via OhGizmo!) Jar Lamps Most lamps looks like something you'd build with an erector set. London-based Noon Studio's Jar Lamps go for something a little softer, a little simpler, and a lot more beautiful. Instead of shining light directly on your desktop, these desk lamps throw a nice even glow on your workspace. (via Gizmodo) Dyson Air Multiplier Fan The air is pulled into the bottom of then fan, the air is then sent out through a tiny slit around the edge of the fan ring, and that air coming out pulls more air with it which ends up being around 16 times the amount of air the fan pulls in. The fan comes in two parts, as you can see in the photo below, the one we tested featured a blue and silver design, it also comes in a couple of other colors which include white and silver, and silver iron. (via Geeky Gadgets) Globe fireplace Looking to add a really cool fireplace to your modern space? These cool bio-fueled fireplaces by Vauni are some of the best ideas! The Globe fireplace is a freestanding, chimney-free design that requires no installation, so it’s easy to place and move anywhere in your home. A low or high foot is topped by a sphere-shaped fire pit that swivels 360 degrees so you can enjoy it from any point in the room. (via Trendir) MSI Notebook MSI's new CX420, CR420 and CR720 laptops aren't much for looks, but under the hood you can find new-gen Core i Series processors across the board and ATI Radeon HD5470 graphics in the CX420. Sure, there's only Intel integrated HD graphics in the CR420 and CR720, and the 1366 x 768 14-inch displays in the CX420 / CR420 are a bit of a letdown, but knowing MSI we're sure the prices for this trio will more than make up for any mild disappointments on the spec sheet. (via Engadget) Skullcandy Snoop Dogg Signature Skullcrusher Headphone With the Crusher in-line AA battery powered bass amplification and industry first vibration subwoofer speakers, they will literally pump the music right into your head! You can adjust the amount of bass effect with the in-line control wheel. (via 7Gadgets.com) Spacestation There's nothing better than a well organized work space. What's even better is a product that makes organizing your work space easy. And that's what Spacestation is. It provides a rest for your laptop, lifts it up a little to allow airflow; It organizes your USB cables with 4 hidden USB connectors at the back; It features a rubber pad that acts as a holding platform for your devices to rest on as they charge. It also has a little clip to attach sheets of paper if you even need to work on some data. (via Holycool.net) Photoshop / Illustrator Magnetic Photo Board Photoshop and Illustrator users, this is something you'd really love to have hanging on your wall. The new magnetic photo board from Meninos resembles a Photoshop or Illustrator window. Comes with your choice of Photoshop kit or Illustrator kit, you can use it to hang any photos or notes. (via Holycool.net)

The Perfect Office #21

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Warp Table Via Contemporist, a table with a convex mirror beneath a glass top. Items on and around the table are reflected in the mirror. (via Crib Candy) Cork Lamp loat by Benjamin Hubert for Unique Copenhagen. The lamps are hand-turned out of Portuguese agglomerate cork blocks, the waste bits from the production of wine stoppers. Even the high volume of waste from creating the lamps can be converted back into blocks and turned again. The cork emits a wonderfully warm glow when lit and the simplicity of the shape suits the agglomerated pattern of the material. (via Design Trends) Ipod and Iphone DualLink Cable The duaLink cable for iPod and iPhone contains its own miniature USB hub, a single USB connector on one end, and two iPod connectors on the other end. If the promise of charging and / or syncing multiple devices from the same USB port hasn't blown your mind, the company has been thoughtful enough to place the whole shebang in a housing that seems to be a little more durable than the (admittedly not so durable) stock Apple cable. (via Engadget) Bookarc: Desktop Stand for MacBook If you use your MacBook with an external monitor, Bookarc will literally turn it into a mini-tower desktop by holding it vertically next to the monitor. This will also help declutter your desk, giving you much more space to work with. And it actually improves your MacBook's performance... when the MacBook is running closed in Bookarc, it will dedicate 100% of its video memory to the external monitor, so you'll enjoy a noticeable higher speed, specially when working on any graphics application. (via Holycool.net) Monster headphones The idea behind these is that they are meant to be used by music professionals. More specifically they headphones are made for DJs, sound engineers, producers and musicians. The $350 price point definitely reflects that part. They are meant to have better sound than the current Beats Solo, and be very durable in terms of build and the drivers inside due to the expected constant use. (via Gadgetell) Bookbook: Hardback Leather Case for MacBook "BookBook is a one-of-a-kind, hardback leather case designed exclusively for MacBook and MacBook Pro. Available in Classic Black or Vibrant Red, BookBook brings three levels of security to your prized Mac. First, the hardback cover and spine provide solid protection from the rigors of the road. Second, the vintage book design disguises MacBook for superior security. And third, the stylish case protects you from being like everyone else because BookBook is totally original, just like you." (via Holycool.net) Toshiba Qosmio and Dynabook laptops the 18.4-inch Qosmio G models (the G65 and 97L) will boast brand new 2.4GHz Core i5 processors, GeForce GT 330M graphics, 4GB of RAM, a 500GB HDD, and Blu-ray. Up next, the 16.-inch Dynabook TX will have the 2.13GHz Core i3 CPU, 4GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive, and Blu-ray. Both the Qosimo and Dynabook models will sport Windows 7 Home Premium, and are expected for release in August. Pricing is unavailable at this time, as are release details outside of Japan, but we'll keep our eyes peeled. (via Engadget)

The Perfect Office #20

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) The Leash Sofa Danish designer Per Weiss has created the Leash sofa for the Danish manufacturer, Innovation. The sofa is part of Innovation’s 2010 “One Room Living” collection that they will exhibit at the upcoming 2010 IMM Cologne furnishing show in Germany. (via Cribcandy) Light Bulb USB Memory Here's another bright idea, the Light with the Bulb USB Memory with 2 GB, carry around your most precious files in a fun and handy manner (via 7Gadgets) Bamboo Wall Organizer Nice dry erasable bamboo wall panel that you can use to organize your keys, mail, accessories, etc. Comes in two styles that can be hung either vertically or horizontally. (via Holy Cool) MiniGuru Keyboard The MiniGuru keyboard has three layers of functions designed to keep your fingers on the home row. Theoretically, that means you could type more efficiently. It would also mean a major overhaul to your typing technique. (via Gizmodo) Iron Man Decal Powered by Apple Arc Reactor This is a fine Iron Man decal telling your Apple light shine through his chest. Made of high quality vinyl and will not leave any residue if removed. (via Gizmodo) Mini Tornado Electra Lamp "Look closely at the swirling lighting of the Tornado Electra®. Cows and cars are caught in the swirling force of this storm!" Yeah... right. I just want it because it looks cool. (via 7Gadgets) Sticky note pad with printed animation It’s not high up on any legislators' agendas, but our war on boring sticky note pads is important to us! Sticky note pads printed with various illustrated animations, it’s like a teeny... tiny piece of cinema each time you need to remember to buy some milk. (via 7Gadgets)

The Perfect Office #19

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Vanity Table Taking inspiration from the read tables that are almost all the time covered with the colorful magazines, designer Roderick Vos created a beautiful Vanity table. It’s a table with nine surface compartments for various sized magazines underneath which there’s a space for keeping the magazines. (via Cribcandy) Jellyfish LED Lamp A personal color therapy light. Decide on the intensity and colour of the light via touch panel, choose your mood, then opt for backlighting or let the auto-cycle take over. Did we mention the 16 million colour variables? (via Moco Loco) Puzzle Calendar Create your own desktop calendar with this unique Puzzle Calendar made up of "Lego" type building blocks. Re-arrange the puzzle as often as you like, marking important dates with the special event icons. (via 7Gadgets) Light Touch Light Touch is only a reference product for now, but it features up-and-coming tech like holographic laser projection technology that allows it to create a bright, high-quality, always in focus WVGA resolution image — up to 10 inches — on nearly any surface, and pairs it with an infra-red touch sensing system to turn the projected image into a touch screen. (via Uncrate) Panasonic Real Pro Massage Chair Massage chairs have come a long way from the back-pinching, coin-operated monstrosities in most shopping malls, and the Panasonic Real Pro Massage Chair ($5,500) is a great example. It features a unique trunk rotation and pelvic tilt function that combines a large seat airbag with a smaller one to grasp and gently twist the seat and thigh area, the Junetsu massage technique that uses one-second circular thumb movements to quickly loosen up tight muscles. (via Uncrate) MSI Projector PC MSI is sure in a conceptual mood at this year's the CES, and one of the odder combinations was this Projector PC. The unit pumps HD video onto a wall at about the quality of a mini projector (though certainly a step above a pico), but for convenience's sake it has a PC and DVD drive built right in. MSI plans to pair it with a wireless mouse and keyboard for living room use, but we're still not sure we see a huge advantage over plugging a nettop into a projector -- outside of the novelty factor, of course. (via Engadget) Microsoft Arc Keyboard Well, it looks like Microsoft still has a bit more stuff in store for CES that didn't slip out ahead of its big keynote, with it now announcing its new Arc Keyboard that will exclusive to Best Buy (at least initially). Like its Arc Mouse, this one is slim and high on style, and relatively light on any extraneous features, although you will get a 2.4GHz wireless receiver that can be tucked away in the keyboard, and at least a few extra function keys. Look for this one to be available February 21st for $59.95. (via Engadget) Asus ROG G73jh Gaming Notebook Processing comes in the form of an Intel Core i7 processor, and graphics is provided by an ATI Radeon HD 5870 GPU which is capabale of DirectX 11. Other specifications include up to 1TB of hard drive space, and up to 8GB of RAM, plus support for EAX 4.0 and CMSS 3D surround sound, and it features a 17.3 inch display which is capable of full HD (1080p) in a 1920 x 1080 resolution. (via Geeky Gadgets)

The Perfect Office #18

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Balloon Lamp This is absolutely clever. Made by Japanese design group Kyouei Co Ltd, the bright but low-powered LED lamp is typical of their culture with its compact packaging and intelligent concept. (via Cool Hunting) HP Mini 311 The 311 is the first one out of the gate (available right now), and packs an 11.6-inch screen, an Atom N270 backed up by NVIDIA's ION chipset, 2GB of RAM, a 160GB hard drive, Windows 7 Home Premium and, last but not least, a price tag of $249.99 on contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate. (via Engadget) David Bowie Record Cushion Groovy replica record cushion of David Bowie's "The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust and The Spider From Mars". Crocheted in black pure wool to capture the grooves. Hand detailed embroidery on felt. Entirely hand sewn. (via Holycool.net) OWLE iPhone Video Mount Now the OWLE iPhone Video/Rig solves that problem using anodized billet aluminum, a mini boom-mic and a wide angle lens. Simply nestle your iPod inside the metal and silicone case of the OWLE and get ready to shoot the best iPhone video you’ve ever seen. Still shots turn out great as well. (via Geeky Gadgets) Donkey Kong MacBook Decals These fun Donkey Kong MacBook Decals are available for both 13 inch and 15 inch MacBook Pro’s, and you get two decals in the set, one for the back of the MacBook and one for the wrist rest. If you want a set, these cool Donkey Kong MacBook Decals are available for $22. (via Geeky Gadgets) Eggy Speakers Dubbed as being ultra-portable, these speakers come in two magnetized halves and connect to PCs via USB. (via Gizmodo) Newspaper Laptop Sleeve for MacBook Pro If you like unusual accessories or if you want to disguise your laptop from thieves, a company in Spain may have your answer. This is vinyl laptop sleeves that look like folded newspapers. You can choose from four different European newspapers. (via The Gadgeteer)

The Perfect Office #17

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Gumball Machine This is an awesome Gumball Machine... just the right thing to make your office a little bit merrier. Nothing like chewing a nice bubble gum. (via 7 Gadgets) Recoiling Socket In The Wall Rambler Socket maybe the solution most of us are looking for as far as extension cords are concerned. I mean if you hit “Extension Cord” on YD, for most of the posts you will see readers nitpicking and finding fault with the design. Here’s why Rambler Socket will knock your socks off. (via Crib Candy) Zip earphones Though MP3 players guide me to the world of music times and again, the earphones, or rather the messy wires of earphones always upset me. Luckily the designer Ji Woong has created the new earphones with a zipper shape, which allows us to zip the earphones up when no longer using them. Cool. (via Crib Candy) Ogle Pendant Lamp Ogle has the functionality of a spotlight combined with the elegance of a pendant lamp. The lamp comes in a matte black soft lacquer finish and LED fitting. (via Crib Candy) iMac CS Mod Do you have even the slightest clue what you get when you shove a perfectly operational Mac mini, JBL Spot subwoofer and WMF1 coffeemaker into a perfectly defunct iMac DV case? The iMac CS, that's what. In one of the most bizarre and aspirational mods we've seen in quite some time, one Klaus Diebel has managed to combine three devices that wouldn't typically be shoved within the same enclosure... into the same enclosure. (via Engadget) Balding Memo Pad As if it wasn’t bad enough you had to reach for a sticky note every few minutes in order to remember something, this cleverly designed memo pad also reminds you that you’re probably going to lose your hair, in addition to your memory, as you get older. (via OhGizmo!) ASUS 17.3-inch Core i5-powered X77 Details are still fuzzy at best, but word on the street has it that ASUS is preparing to unveil a new mobile gaming rig in short order. The biggest news is the powerhouse within: it'll purportedly be based on Intel's dual-core Core i5-430M processor. In addition to that, the rumored GPU will be a potent ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730, which is likely to feature DDR3 memory (via Engadget) USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure Hey Brando! You're awesome for being your usual self -- $49 isn't too bad for this next-gen product (also the first USB 3.0 hard drive enclosure sans drive we've seen; 2.5-inch here, by the way), and it doesn't burn our eyes either. (via Engadget)

The Perfect Office #16

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Capsule Collection The Capsule Collection can be supplied in a variety of colours and button textures to match your exact requirements. This fully upholstered collection of seating utilises off cuts of fabric to create a graduated run of colour tones and textures that cover an arrangement of irregular sized buttons. The forms themselves are derived from a simple three-dimensional capsule shape which creates a comfortable and engaging seating range, suitable for either commercial or domestic applications. (via Design Spotter) Clamp Desk by Paul Coudamy & Benoît Coulondres From Paul Coudamy, a trestle and clamp desk with a modular aspect that adapts to the needs of a busy workspace. The trestles have metal U jaws that clamp down on the PMMA worktop that also incorporate a cavity to hide a sliding leaf. (via Moco Loco) Ultra-compact Foldable Keyboard With its compact design and elegant shape, the portable keyboard is especially perfect for guys who need to travel a lot. An integration of foldable and light-weight element to provide you with more convenience, is its distinguishing feature. (via Crib Candy) Dark Side of the Moon Carpet Limited edition celebrating the 40th anniversary of the moon landing (July 20, 1969). (via Design Spotter) ASUS Eee PC 1005P/PE with Atom N450 and 12.5-hour battery We're looking at a pair of 10-inch LED backlit displays with a 1,024 x 600 pixel resolution, Intel Atom N450 proc, 1GB DDR2-RAM, and a Windows 7 Starter Edition preload riding GMA 3150 graphics -- a slightly faster version of Intel's G31 based GMA 3100. The PE model sports a bigger 250GB hard disk and higher capacity 6-cell battery for a reported 12.5 hours of go-go juice thanks, in part, to the more efficient N450 CPU. (via Engadget) 2Big USB 3.0 dual-drive RAID This thing is big and fast, with it able to support up to 4TB of storage, and provide a peak burst read transfer speed of 275MB/s thanks to a new dual SATA and RAID bridge controller developed by Symwave. (via Engadget) X-Cool Calculator Here is a fun accessory for your geeky office, the X-Cool Calculator which looks like a games console controller. Most gaming fans will probably find this a lot easier to use than a standard calculator as you will automatically know where all the buttons are. Calculate your budget on this awesome calculator. Just try to pick it up with one hand… it’s impossible! Exciting design makes calculating much more fun! Make number crunching fun with it.(via Geeky Gadgets) Beat Thang makes your lunch break perfect. The device is a mobile music production system that has a rugged metal chassis and 6-hours of playtime per charge. You can use the hardware device to sample, remix, and perform anywhere at any time. The device has two headphone jacks letting two people listen. The device sports 256MB of RAM, dual SD card slots that can read up to 32GB SDHC cards, and it features a USB in and out port. Pitch and modulation wheels are built-in and the device has a 3.5-inch color LCD screen and an illuminated control panel. The device is designed to integrate with beat Thang virtual software. The Beat Thang will launch in early 2010 and sell for $999. (via Slash Gear) PC Prankster The Prankster is highly annoying, but it’ll never activate the ‘enter’ key or close or save documents, so it’s mostly mischievous, not super-dangerous. However, it probably shouldn’t be used on computers that control nuclear reactors, security systems for genetically recreated dinosaur parks and/or zombie experimentation units, captured alien spacecraft or freezers packed with delicious ice cream. (via Red Ferret)

The Perfect Office #15

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Retro Light Switches and Switch Plates by Fontini These retro light switches and retro switch plates by Fontini are sure to turn you on. Bringing some old-world charm to the modern home, the new 1950 Collection is a line of modern decorative hardware commemorating the company’s 60th Anniversary with a nod to the small details of the ‘50s. These (via Trendir) Designer Lamps by Puntozero Light up your lifer and your home with these amazing architectural lighting fixtures by Puntozero. The Zero, Zero 360 and Punto designer lamps are made in Italy using 100 percent glass – inside and outside. These beautiful and functional architectural lighting is the ultimate expressions of versatility, customizable to your style and your space. (via Trendir) The Message Messenger Bag With an email icon on one side and an air mail envelope on the other, this bag is a wearable metaphor for a message. If you want one, the Message Messenger Bag is available for $130 from the Yanko Design Store, and it comes in a choice of two colors, white and yellow. (via Geeky Gadgets) Zoku Quick Pop Maker Make all the bacon-apple popsicles you want with the Zoku Quick Pop Maker ($50). The nonstick cast-aluminum molds use an internal space-age solution that gives you ready-to-eat popsicles in about 7 minutes with no electricity required. The Zoku comes with six reusable plastic sticks and six drip guards. (via Uncrate) Bialetti Hot Cocoa Maker For those of you who prefer the temptations of caffeine, the $99 Bialetti Hot Chocolate Maker also makes teas and cappuccino, puddings and "cold milk beverages." But today isn't a cold milk day, is it? (via Gizmodo) ikyaudio Red Lobesters Audio Speakers Audio speakers handmade from PVC pipes, each houses a 3 inch magnesium/aluminum alloy full range driver. Frequency response is 80-20,000. 3 way binding posts on back. The bass port is on the end of the 1-1/2 pipe/stand. Nice sound and a very good sound stage, lots of low end bass for a small speaker. Hand painted with a high gloss lacquer. (via 7Gadgets) Philco PC concept This retro Philco PC concept has us basking in a stew of our own biological lust. Designed by SchultzeWORKS design studio, this retro rig combines design elements of the 50's classic Philco Pedictas television, antique typewriters, and just a hint of steampunk. Granted, it doesn't have the clean, minimalistic form of modern designs that appeal to the mass market. But really, isn't that point? (via Engadget) The Emperor 1510, The Ultimate Workstation for the Ubber Geek The Emperor 1510 seems to cost slightly more than $4k, or one tenth of the price with pretty much all the same functionality. Some things that appeared to be standard are now options (or or three screens? Colors? 2.1 or 5.1 sound?). But really, if you’re an office manager looking for the baddest work environment ever, the Emperor 1510 doesn’t get much better. Word is, the Prince of Dubai just ordered 10 of these bad boys. (via OhGizmo!)

The Perfect Office #14

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every week we'll assemble a perfect office, and we'd like you to help us. What equipment would the perfect office have? Not only gadgets and equipment, but also furniture, sound system, gaming stuff (for lunch time!). A designer is totally allowed to dream with the perfect office, and that's what we're gonna do here! Comment telling us your suggestions, or even better, you may tell us via twitter (mine and fabio's), using #abdz_ofc so we can check it. Alright? I hope you guys enjoy this brief selection. Cheers! ;) Alien Abduction Lamp This gotta be must fun lamp I've ever seen! Energy saving LEDs, High Quality Perspex Beam, Removable Bovine Abductee, Glowing green/yellow cockpit, Glow-in-the-dark aliens in cockpit, High quality steel body with fantastic black-pearl finish, 3-stage UFO Control antenna, on/off and pulse, Ultra non-slip base featuring real fake grass. (at The Alien Abduction Lamp) Wall Big Ben The "Big Ben" wall sticker clock is 2 metres tall, supplied as a single, continuous piece with all windows cut out to allow your wall colour to show through. The battery operated clock face is attached to the wall after application and has working Quartz movements with black metal hands. Battery included. Celebrate Big Ben's 150th anniversary with this perfect, contemporary time-keeping piece! (via Bem Legaus) Modular tearoff wallpaper ZNAK “Tears off” is the innovative modular wallpaper that gives your interiors a face-lift without having to undergo the pain of moving the bulky furniture and getting the rooms whitewashed. (via Crib Candy) Mouse housing stickers Sometimes the tiniest details can brighten up a whole room... These mouse holes, featuring great design classics such as the Panton chair or the Le Corbusier's lounge chair, are the perfect example. (via Design Spotter) Sound Pots Studio Lim's Sound Pot sends a visual signal that's all about the audio. Use the knob to turn this mp3 player on, by setting it on its side so that sound can flow out towards the listener. Adjust the volume by rolling the speaker to one direction or the other. (via Moco Loco) Long-D Clock From Kit Men Keung, a dual time wall clock that allows users to twin time zones in a visually subtle manner. The secondary clock hand is in a contrasting colour and appears almost like a shadow on the face, a reminder of someone far away. (via Moco Loco) Nokia Booklet 3G The first thing you notice when you open up the Booklet is the attractive 10.1-inch edge-to-edge glass display. While we could have done with a smaller bezel, the 1280 x 720 screen is high quality and much roomier than the usual 1024 x 600 netbook resolution. The LED-backlit display was actually easier on the eyes than we'd anticipated, and 720p video clips looked vivid and crisp. (via Engadget) NES Controller Laptop Case This NES controller inspired case is made to fit your 15? to 16? laptop. The outer shell is made out of soft felt. Your laptop is protected with a lining of quilted fabric for insulation and pillowy softness. The top of the case closes with a plastic zipper. (via Geeky Gadgets) Woody MP3 Speaker And Radio Here is a useful accessory for your iPod or MP3 player, the Woody MP3 Speaker And Radio, which is designed to look like a mini retro radio. The Woody MP3 Speaker And Radio connects to your iPod or MP3 player via a 3.5mm audio jack, and it manages to pump out a massive 1000 milliwatts. (via Geeky Gadgets) LG FullHD 3D LCD Monitor LG has announced that it will shortly be selling the worlds first mass produced Full HD 3D LCD Monitor, which will feature a full HD resolution. The new Full HD 3D LCD Monitor will feature a 23 inch LCD display, and it will be used in conjunction with shutter glasses to deliver Full HD pictures in 3D. (via Geeky Gadgets)