Art Lebedev Studio's latest creation is this wonderful Lampus desk light that features three illuminated segments that can be individually activated and directed to spread light across an entire desk, or even an entire room.
Art Lebedev's studio is best known for its flashy glowing Optimus keyboards, but the firm dabbles in other clever designs too. Like merging a USB flash drive with a safety pin creating four gigs of storage you're unlikely to lose.
Even though I'm weirded out to no end by it, I still kind of want this thing. Yet another "classic" from Art Lebedev, the Svintus plug pig has 17 Type F sockets for all your Russian power needs.
Art Lebedev, the folks at ISBAK, and the city of Istanbul have together designed Isiklarius, traffic lights for punctuation lovers. Shaped like exclamation points, its hoped that they'll stand out in busy Turkish streets.
After being hit with delays, Art Lebedev's scaled-down Optimus keyboard, the Mini Six, has finally hit the production line, the company confirmed via their LiveJournal (yes, really.)
How many times have you wished you could press ctrl/cmd + F in real life? Or ctrl/cmd + Z? We may not be able to perform those life shortcuts just yet, but with Art Lebedev's ctrl + O bottle opener, at least we can crack open a cold one, for $18. [Art Lebedev via FoodBeast via TechEblog via Technabob]
I would never condone shooting any living creature in the head with a laser gun, especially not a helpless little pooch like the one you see above, but on the other hand I'm not going apologize for finding Art Lebedev's concept dog leash a little bit clever. (And, OK, disclaimer: I'm a cat person! There!) The handle…
The creative minds of Art Lebedev have once again thought of something interesting to do in the USB world—cardboard. The design team's concept "Fleshkus" memory sticks are supplied on printed card, with users able to tear one off as needed and write a description straight onto the back. [Art Lebedev via UberGizmo]
Art Lebedev's Optimus Maximus keyboard, which had individual screens on every key, was an extremely ambitious product that didn't quite justify its high cost. Can the followup Optimus Popularis do better?
Admit it: if you could afford these ridiculously over the top gadgets, you'd buy them in a heartbeat. And if you can afford them... maybe you could buy me one, too?
After hearing nary a peep from the Art Lebedev guys about their Optimus Popularis keyboard from years back, they've taken to their LiveJournal (LiveJournal!!!) blog to say production will begin "later this year," with "the release likely in 2011."
Sharp. Black. Buttons. A power cord. We see Art Lebedev's logo, so "alien weapon" can be ruled out right off the bat. But actually, the truth is still fairly epic.
First, man made the analog clock. Then he made the digital clock. Then, just because he could, he made the funky cross between the two that looks like a digital clock but has moving mechanical parts like an analog one.
Art Lebedev is known for designing products that serve as elegant solutions for complex problems. If your problem is, "I can't figure out how to use this damn camera," his Fleximus concept is the solution for you.
Art Lebedev calls this simple invention—a camera that takes images from the front of a truck to show it on screens in the back—Transparentius. I call it geeneeuzz.
Art Lebedev's concepts don't always come to fruition, but they're great eye candy even if they'll never actually exist. This round-screened Navigarius GPS concept is one of their prettiest.