These Womb-Like Cathedrals of Color Are Made From Giant Balloons

Would you believe this room was created with nothing more than plastic sheeting, natural light, and an air compressor? It's called a luminarium, and its inventors, Architects of AIR, have just released a book that chronicles two decades of their creations. » 3/11/14 9:00am 3/11/14 9:00am

These Giant Balloons Inflated Indoors Look Completely Surreal

What happens when you take a giant balloon and inflate it inside a small space? These photos show just that—and the surreal dreamworlds that result, looking like a mix between the inside of a person's body and a ghostly construction site. » 2/23/14 2:01pm 2/23/14 2:01pm

Star Wars Pool Inflatables Impress Princess Leia (Bikini Version)

Your Stormtrooper getup works great for conventions with A/C, but what do you do in the dead of summer? That plastic doesn't breathe. Luckily, Jakks Pacific is releasing a large line of Star Wars inflatables. » 4/02/09 10:30am 4/02/09 10:30am

Blow-up Doll Hoodies Are, At Minimum, Waterproof

As weird as blow-up dolls hoodies may sound, wearing one of these creepy humans sounds a lot more practical to me than banging one—though a tent or flotation device might make more sense. » 3/19/09 4:40pm 3/19/09 4:40pm

Guerilla Theater In a Box

You've seen those inflatable yard snowmen for Christmas, and you've perhaps stood in the shadow of those huge inflatable beer cans blown up with fans that tower over street festivals, but probably never enjoyed an inflatable home theater screen that's 20 feet wide and 12 feet tall. The centerpiece of this set is the… » 2/08/06 12:45pm 2/08/06 12:45pm