A Wall-Mounted Computer Chess Game Is Playable Art

Staring at the Mona Lisa provides a few minutes of enjoyment and contemplation, but were the famous portrait on the wall of your living room, you'd soon find yourself wishing she did more than just sit there and smirk. Maybe that's what inspired the Artful Dodger to build this portrait chess set that lets you play… » 5/14/14 10:27am 5/14/14 10:27am

Play Chess And Plant Herbs on This Bauhaus-Inspired Game Board

In the ultimate power ranking of common domestic herbs and succulents, which would you say reigns supreme? It's an important question that deserves serious consideration before playing the green-themed Micro-Planter Chess Set, which ingeniously doubles as a mini indoor-outdoor checkerboard garden. » 12/04/13 10:00am 12/04/13 10:00am

You'll Always Have Room in Your Bag for This Laser Cut Chess Set

Yes, there are literally thousands of chess games available for mobile devices. But there's still something utterly satisfying about moving physical pieces around an actual board, and facing your opponent. So skip the Chess With Friends and go with Jonas Lang's beautiful laser-cut chess set that's as easy to carry as… » 1/14/13 10:14am 1/14/13 10:14am

Frank Gehry's Tiffany Chess Set Is a Miniature Architectural Marvel

Architect Frank Gehry is best known for his curvaceous buildings like the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA, or the other Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. But he was also recently commissioned by Tiffany & Co. to create this funky chess set which looks like a tiny Gehry-inspired cityscape. » 4/28/12 10:00am 4/28/12 10:00am