Pac Seat
Pac-Man inspired chair design concept by Bruno Marques.

Pac Seat

Pac-Man inspired chair design concept by Bruno Marques.

Aluminum Wood Casting- Tech Meets Nature in These Beautiful Design

Israeli artist Hilla Shamia manages to create a modern/natural art piece made of aluminum and wood that remains functional while still conjuring a wide range of emotional and ideological triggers. These are gorgeous pieces that can not only stand in a gallery, but also in a home as a table or a seat.

The process involves, and this is by no means an in-depth explanation, pouring the extremely hot aluminum into a casting with the wood at the bottom. The goal is to have as little oxygen in that space as possible and then get the aluminum to cool quick enough. The result is charring instead of burning.

These are aesthetically perfect to me. I would love to have a piece sitting in my office.

Check It: More Art Design on Albotas
Buy It: Newest Ways to Expert Woodworking book

Super Swanky Wooden NES Controller Coffee Table

Built by the folks over at Bohemian Workbench, this NES controller coffee table is fully functional, Wii-compatible, and… oh yeah… $7,200. Yeah, we won’t be getting one of these for Albotas H.Q. any time soon.

(Source: geekologie.com)

Katana Sword Bookends
Designed by the clever peeps at Mustard. Bookends: just one more reason real books are a gazillion times more rad than eBooks.

Katana Sword Bookends

Designed by the clever peeps at Mustard. Bookends: just one more reason real books are a gazillion times more rad than eBooks.

(Source: hiconsumption.com)

Ikea Coffee Table Arcade
Instructables user hoogen tricked out his Ikea Ramvik coffee into a super sweet arcade machine using a 60-in-1 iCade Classic Multigame JAMMA board. If Don Draper had an arcade coffee table, this would be it.
Check out a video of the buttery smooth arcade stick drawer in action below.

Ikea Coffee Table Arcade

Instructables user hoogen tricked out his Ikea Ramvik coffee into a super sweet arcade machine using a 60-in-1 iCade Classic Multigame JAMMA board. If Don Draper had an arcade coffee table, this would be it.

Check out a video of the buttery smooth arcade stick drawer in action below.

Shut Up And Take My Money!: Giant Totoro Bed

I need this to live. No. I need eight of them. But I’d totally settle for one. You can actually find these things on Ebay for around $300. Totally worth it.

Buy: Totoro Kawai Sleeping Bag
Peep it: The cutest Totoro cosplay ever

(Source: weheartit.com)

These Donkey Kong Wall Shelves Would Be Way Cooler If They Were Actually Real

Sadly, they’re just a concept dreamed up by Igor Chak. If you’re really itching for some chic geeky home decor though, you can pick up Igor’s super svelt Space Invaders Couch for the low, affordable price of FIVE THOUSAND EFFING DOLLARS!

(via Geekolgie)

Magical Doorknob Lets You See What’s In The Next Room

Hideyuki Nakayama and UNION collaborated on this mystical doorknob that functions like a mystical crystal ball, letting you get a peek at a reflection of the next room. I could see overprotective parents using these to make sure their kids are necking and smoking drugs.

(via m0iety)

Home Theater Gets “Dark Knight” Treatment Concept

Elite Home Theater Seating has come up with the coolest Batman inspired home theater setting you could ever imagine, as apart of their “theater of the month,” posting. Pictured above are designs for a home movie theater in California, fusing elements of Wayne Manor and Gotham decor, which can make any comic book geek shit their panties. The bookshelves pictured above actually open up to reveal a replica Batmobile and a tunnel leading to an exit, while Batcomputers also seem to exist in this beautifully designed room.

The Cat Tunnel Couch Is Sure To Cause Arguments Between Cat Lovers And Their Spouses

My lady and I have been eyeing up new sofas lately and decided on an L-shape. You know, something big and spacious for when we want to have company over for movie marathons. Well, at least that was the plan until I showed her this sofa by Korean designer Seungji Mun. It’s perfect because our current couch is already fucked up and our cats are always climbing up underneath it through the back. This thing is basically the same thing, only more design-y and hamster-tube looking.

(via Technabob, PSFK)

Classiest Whac-a-Mole Machine Ever
At first it’s just a regular ol’ sophisticated looking shelf that you’d see in a rich dude’s study in a James Bond flick while dudes smock cigars and swig Scotch. But at the simple press of a remote control button, BLAM! That business opens wide open to reveal not just any ordinary Wac-a-Mole machine, but one with moles customized to look like your friends, family, co-workers, or anyone you just wanna’ back with a giant foamy mallet to let off some steam.
Yours now for just $35,000 from Hammacher Schlemmer.
(via Gizmodo)

Classiest Whac-a-Mole Machine Ever

At first it’s just a regular ol’ sophisticated looking shelf that you’d see in a rich dude’s study in a James Bond flick while dudes smock cigars and swig Scotch. But at the simple press of a remote control button, BLAM! That business opens wide open to reveal not just any ordinary Wac-a-Mole machine, but one with moles customized to look like your friends, family, co-workers, or anyone you just wanna’ back with a giant foamy mallet to let off some steam.

Yours now for just $35,000 from Hammacher Schlemmer.

(via Gizmodo)

A Little Bit on The Mixtape Side: Mixtape Coffee table by Jeff Skierka. This totally reminds us of that VHS coffee table we showed you guys last month.

(via This Blog Rules)

A Little Bit On The Batcliner Side: Batman & Batgirl kids recliners. $158.88 each at Wal-Mart. They need to make these in grown-up sizes.

(via bettyfelon)

A Little Bit On Lampy Side: Stained glass Iron Man lamp by Michael McLane. If I knew how to make stained glass lamps, I’d have a house full of stained glass boobie lamps. True story.
(via Obvious Winner)

A Little Bit On Lampy Side: Stained glass Iron Man lamp by Michael McLane. If I knew how to make stained glass lamps, I’d have a house full of stained glass boobie lamps. True story.

(via Obvious Winner)

A Little Bit On The Bad-ass Coffee Table Side: This VHS coffee table by T76 Design features a stack giant wooden tapes that have bootleg movies on them. The only thing wrong with this is the fact that someone recorded Police Academy over Star Wars.

This 80-pound pile of panty-dropping freshness can be yours for $1980 plus shipping and can be ordered by emailing order@t76design.com.

(via technabob)

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