Tournament quality soccer ball designed by Ryan McGinness.
Very green ring from jewelry studio cbijoux. via swissmiss.
Hilarious salt and pepper shakers by Chris Stiles. In case you're bored with skulls.
Ring by Vratislav K. Novak of Studio SEVN.
An addition to the "bathtub as functional art" theme: the illuminated bathtub, designed by Jan Puylaert.
Marco, a sculpture by Jessica Joslin, is composed of antique hardware and findings, bone, beads, fur, painted wood, satin and velvet, glove leather, and glass eyes.
Punctuation mark rings, by Chao & Eero.
Ceiling by David Wiseman. Exquisite.
The Bootbag, designed by Saskia Marcotti. Only $77.00. Or, as swissmiss suggests, "DIY!"
Coke spoon, designed by Tobias Wong. I'm not sure why. [Editor's Note - Previously seen on .com - search tobias wong]
Button of a Bansky image, from Disorder*Berlin.
Rubber Stamp bracelet by Arthur Hash
While this looks like an abstract painting of cell phone cases, in fact it's a sheet of recycled plastic made from them. Used to make great-looking countertops, display cases, etc.
variations on a kewpie doll.
Hello Kitty humidifier.
Buff Humpty is a lamp by J Schatz.
Ad for Marimekko shirt. Not sure about the shirt, but I love the ad!
I am so in love with the lines and curves and colors of this glass designed by Ivan Baj, handblown by maestro Simone Cenedese.
This ring from the Gothic Torrent collection by Catherine Bysheim, is stunning. In fact, there's lots of great jewelry from independent designers on this site, appropriately called Love2Have. www.love2have.co.uk
Ms. Pac-Man and Ghost rings by Tiny Armour. Adorable!
From the "Simple Words" greeting card collection at inspirico.com. They sort of say it all.
"Lotus" guitar, by Moolon.
Sterling silver Pipe ring by Gandolfi.
Esther Derkx Teapot at Rose and Radish.
Dreaming Flowers Fabric, wall hangings by Massimo Gardone at Moroso. Exquisite.
Mechanical Mirage: Surrealistic Digital Portraits by ALMACAN. The most amazing images I've seen in a long, long time.
t-shirt designed by Fred Babb. friends don't let friends draw drunk.
i couldn't trace this to any place where you could buy it, but had to post it anyway. via engadget.
The Giant Collector's Knife. This unique piece contains all 85 tools currently produced by Wenger, makers of the Swiss Army Knife. It is 9-inches long and weighs 2-pounds.
Interflight Studio makes functional art from airplane parts. This desk is made from the rear elevator of a B-25 bomber.
"Little Joseph" candle holder by Maxim Velcovsky.
amazing: functional tiles that will hold onto things for you. designed by Pulpo for their 2007 collection, soon available at lifestylebazaar.com.
adorable little table light from Black & Blum.
elvis impersonator wine caddy by artist Guenter Scholz
Royal Tichelaar Innocence Plate in fine bisque porcelain at Rose and Radish.
instead of bottled water, how about water bottles? re-useable, eco-friendly, and--these ones from SIGG--totally stylin'.
cute drawings by kid pirate on stuff at the pixelgirl shop.
"The unique hole-in-the-middle shape of the Classic 'Donut' teapot has intrigued collectors since its introduction in 1937." hmmmmm.
from the KleinReid "Eva" line. hmmmmmm.
donut FM radio at MoMAstore. hmmmmm. do i detect a trend?
bi-functional, attractive, yet the best thing about this toilet roll holder/magazine rack is its name: the Loo Read. from the designers at Black + Blum of London, at welldressedhome.com.
fonts by Eduardo Recife at misprintedtype.com are inspired. and free.
kali spike cuff bracelet by John Hardy. yeah, let's do bracelets--rings are so earlier this afternoon. . .
"dress up or dress down" cuff bracelet by beth sutton jewelry. i'd dress it with lace and leather.
i love the bold icons on this troika business card holder.
i've fallen quite in love with the paintings of jenny wheatley, who lives and teaches in Cornwall and has a current show running at the Bourne Gallery in Reigate.