Giant Light Like Shaped Like Spacecraft, Doesn't Go Pew Pew

This is a giant exterior light assembly that looks as angular as a stealth fighter, and bit like a Star Trek shuttlepod. By designer Jeroen Molenaar, it's got some artistic merit and sure, it lights up outside places really nicely... but who cares? It's a giant light fitting that looks like a spaceship, and that's all… »9/26/08 9:15am9/26/08 9:15am

LaCie Adds Neil Poulton-Designed External HD To Classy Drive Roster

LaCie's no stranger to getting designers to fashion up external hard drive designs, what with Sam Hecht, Ora-Ito, Karim Rashid, GmbH and the LEGO guy (actually also Ora-Ito) lending their name to designs. This latest one by Neil Poulton looks like the 2001 monolith sans naked monkeys, but with an eerie blue ambient… »12/06/07 2:15pm12/06/07 2:15pm

Space Heater Might Warm You Up With Its Pretty Design Alone

There was a chill in the air this morning, and it made us start thinking about heating up the place. But who wants one of those metal space heaters that can burn the house down if it tips over when there's a designer space heater like this Plus Minus Zero model that's on its way in December? The $120 object is… »10/25/07 1:15pm10/25/07 1:15pm

Hands-On and Slot Exploration with the Sexy Samsung Printers (Verdict: NeXT Flashback)

Last week we gave you the specs of Samsung's new Windows-, Linux- and Mac-compatible printers &mdash the ML-1630 is a monochrome laser printer, the SCX-4500 a 16 page-per-minute multi-function printer &mdash and yesterday we got to see them for ourselves. Glossy, smooth, they're the kind of printers that make you want… »9/03/07 6:30am9/03/07 6:30am

Zenum Organum Music Player Looks Sexy Today, May Ship Someday

Zenum is a company that does a lot of designing but no shipping yet, and here's an example: the Zenum Organum, a music player that the company says will roll out by the end of this year. It'll supposedly have a built-in mic, and will play back all the usual suspect audio files. Its 1.8-inch color display will show you… »3/07/07 9:05am3/07/07 9:05am