Would you want to sit in these morphing airplane seats?

It has more or less become fact that when you pay money to travel on an airplane, you're subscribing yourself to probable gropage, uncomfortable seats, shoddy service, a few degrees of recline comfort and nuked sludge as food (if there is food). It's not pleasant. It's not futuristic. It's not fun. What if airplanes… » 11/22/13 10:15pm 11/22/13 10:15pm

Would You Want Airline-Inspired Seating In Your Living Room?

Airlines might claim the seats in their planes are designed to maximize passenger comfort, but that always plays second fiddle to capacity. If squeezing you in gives them enough room to add another body, you better believe they won't mind cramping passengers. So who would want to drop over $2,000 on a living room… » 8/04/12 4:00pm 8/04/12 4:00pm

Wing Man Baby Seat: Carbon Fiber Gets Knocked Up

For anyone with a child, that bond you feel with your offspring is the most powerful in nature. And your protective instincts demand the absolute best in child safety, like this $4,000 Wing Man baby seat prototype. It's constructed of strong, lightweight carbon fiber—the same material used in performance cars and… » 11/19/08 1:00pm 11/19/08 1:00pm

Iconic Ovalia Egg Chair Reissued With Tech Upgrades

You may not know it by name, but the classic Ovalia Egg Chair probably streamed into your consciousness via the background of some MTV hipster video or the seating at a really, really cool grandma's house. (Actually, we're sure that you spotted an Ovalia chair in the shot after the jump, at minimum.) Now the Ovalia… » 11/07/08 4:40pm 11/07/08 4:40pm

Poufman Luxury Leather Seats Are Like Pac-Man Biting Your Bum

Pac-Man-like padded seats, kitted out in leather and with accompanying power-pill-like stools...sounds like a fabulously retro way to pay furniture-y homage to the '80s arcade game. The Poufman seating sets come in a bunch of colors, but retro gamers keen to dot them about their homes had better have made lots of… » 10/01/08 8:20am 10/01/08 8:20am

Delta "Cozy Suite" Seats Make Economy Class Semi-Tolerable

It may not be as fancy as first class accommodations, but Delta's new "Cozy Suite" seats promise to make economy class seating less of a hellish, crippling nightmare. The major feature of the design is a staggered layout that increases privacy while simultaneously creating a space for weary travelers to rest their… » 4/21/08 7:30pm 4/21/08 7:30pm

Infiniti's Around View Camera System, When Looking Out Your Window Just…

Infiniti's unreleased 2008 EX35 has lots of fun new features like self-healing paint and automatic folding rear seats. It even has something called the Around View camera system. It basically works just like those backup cameras that started showing up a few years ago, but now you can see to the right, left and… » 9/17/07 3:40pm 9/17/07 3:40pm