Okay, so it's not quite the right season, but I've fallen in love with this adorable Kangeri "nomadic radiator." Guide the little guy around the room and let him gently warm up your personal space, kind of like the puppy you can't have because your apartment building won't allow pets.
I won't fault anyone for spending $3,640 on this radiator because it looks so flipping cool. Called the Matières à Chaud (Hot Matters) and designed by 5.5 Designers in Paris, its sheet of glass (only half an inch thick!) uses Quantum Glass to heat the room up.
The number of times I've come close to burning my ass when leaning against the radiator, I could count on two hands. If I had a radiator that warmed-up removable heatpads I wouldn't need to bother with a hot-water bottle.
The "Bag" and "Totem" radiators are actually more like contemporary showpieces. Both models are composed of a warm wooden body that is heated with aluminum detailing.
We've been lucky enough to live most of our lives in areas that have central heating, so we don't quite have the experience of having an ugly radiator sitting in our rooms. For those of you who have, this harp radiator is just the thing to make your place that much more classy while at the same time providing a net…
Radiators aren't what I'd call sexy gadgets, but this one here kicks things up a few notches with a mirrored finish, built-in digital clock, and a halo-like lighting effect.
Somebody's finally decided to improve the design of the lowly radiator. Designboom held a contest called "The Radical Radiators of the Future," and the winner was Archibald, a "servant radiator" that not only warms up the room, it warms up your clothes as well. The runners-up are just as good, maybe better:
Let this breast-inspired radiator heat up your life, literally! Okay, I was exaggerating; nowhere on the manufacturer homepage does the words breast-inspired come about, but honestly. Look at this beast, and it is named the Madonna to boot. Aeon, the manufacturer, calls the design eye-catching, but I like to think…