Public and workplace washrooms often have far fewer hand dryers than they have sinks to wash hands in, leaving people queuing for a dryer with dripping hands.
Unless it's wearing a waterproof jacket, natch. These Japanese faucet stands for both iPad and iPhone are so much fun, and come in black, blue, white or transparent. No word on pricing or availability, I'm afraid. [DesignBoom]
For a luxurious, unique bathroom fixture, you can't go wrong with one of Ammonitum's stunning designs. The process to get the wood both beauteous and waterproof—which involves shaping, gluing, polishing, and at least ten layers of varnish—takes 12 weeks.
Alex Shane lives on a sailboat. One night he noticed his faucet running. No big deal for landlubbers. But boaters have to pump in every gallon of fresh H20 themselves, so wasting water is unacceptable.
Yes, the Tapi is silly looking. But it makes some sense. Attach the Tapi to your faucet and squeeze the rubber end to turn your faucet into a low cost, full-fledged drinking fountain. No cup necessary!
If you are looking to keep track of your water usage while also using an unnecessary amount of technology in your bathroom, the Koolhaus faucet was designed with you in mind.
Thankfully, the Rotary Faucet is not a stupid attempt to combine a phone and a faucet. It's much clever than that.
Delta's Touch Sensitive Faucet does one thing and one thing well: It dispenses water when touched with any part of your body, then shuts off when touched again. Not only that, it's also a pretty fantastic faucet.
Dear Delta, I just saw your touch-sensitive faucet. You call it "Pilar Touch-Activated Single Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet with ToucH2O Technology." I call it motherfaucet genius. This is how it works:
Note: This faucet-vase combination will not excuse the rest of your grungy tenement. [Craziest Gadgets]
There is something downright masculine about upshifting.The feeling of power as a car kicks into gear and takes off. But what if you could get the same feeling when you brush your teeth?
The X-Touch Mixer faucet trades analog knobs or levers for buttons so you can regulate exactly what temperature the water is. Better, it has a digital readout to show you exactly what temp it is.
Luckily, my cat was always too dumb to make the connection between the faucet and fresh water, so she's made do thus far with just sipping from her water dish. But I've heard that once kitties taste from the tap, they never want to go back. For running water addicted cats, MAKE contributor tsruzik has constructed a…
This lovely faucet uses a sensor to follow your hands as you move underneath it. As you move them from left to right, the water increases in temperature, enabling you to control how hot the water is by placing your hands on one side or the other. It's pretty awesome. Hit the jump for a video of it in action.
If we were handy enough to build our own sinks, we'd build one exactly like this "The Ripple" faucet, designed by Smith Newnam, which equates relative ball movement to the temperature and amount of water flowing out. Hot water makes the LED glow red, while cold makes it glow blue, and the two hot and cold channels mix…