While I have my home's wooden floor covered in Chinese, Persian and Turkish rugs, I'd love to exchange them all for digital interactive rugs like this. One of them full of swimming crocodiles. [Buzzfeed]
It looks like someone melted the Wicked Witch of the West's tabletop lamp, but it's actually a lamp-rug by designer Bina Baitel.
This concept scale that doubles as a decorative rug might—might—be the thing to finally get me taking better care of myself.
Remember the days before broadband when images would get all, you know, stretchy and weird?
The FootLume carpet design is basically a high-tech rug jammed with electroluminescent lights and weight sensors. As you stroll across your bedroom in the dark on your way to, you know, get a drink of water, the rechargeable rug lights up to guide you on your way. No bright light to wake your sleeping partner, fewer…
Panasonic has released a range of electric rugs into the Japanese market that heat up to a toasty 114 degrees. At first glance this seems like an extravagant waste of power, but it's actually very green. If you're sitting in the living room watching a movie, then you only need to heat the rug to get warm, not the…