Design

48 Mind-Blowing Ideas and Designs

September 29th, 2008

Over the last years designers came up with a number of interesting concepts which have somehow stuck between the prototyping stage and the production stage. Today we wanted to present innovative designs and concepts that give us an idea of what we should expect from designer’s creative mind over the years to come.

In this issue we provide you with over 48 fresh ideas to spice up your environment with a number of innovative gadgets, advertisements, product designs and concepts.

1. Hand-Made Art

1.Decoder Rings

Cory Doctorow of Boing Boing is getting a decoder ring to use as a wedding ring. This one has three rotating bands that can be lined up to decode secret messages. He’s now looking for a proper code.

creative advertising


2. Claire Coles

One-of-a-kind works of art, Claire Coles stitched cup and tea plate.

creative advertising


3.Wicked Witch Cupcakes

These great-tasting, ghoulish-looking cupcakes are a wickedly easy treat for a Halloween party!

creative advertising


4.Spider Cakes

“To make these sinister-looking cakes, you’ll need six 1 1/2-by-3-inch dome silicone baking molds, a medium pastry bag with coupler”.

creative advertising


2. Photography

5.Sisters

“Silver umbrella/speedlite above camera, speedlite diffused with a sheet of white paper below for fill, and plenty of gaffers tape.” What a cute idea!

creative advertising


6.Zot in a Knot

“Zot is a red-phase western hognose snake. Has approximately the size of a pencil, and is about 4 months old. This was taken with a point and shoot digital fuji”

creative advertising


7.Source

Long exposure 30 seconds, located in a church in Ars en Ré, town on the “Ile de Ré” island.

creative advertising


8.Life

This is an amazing shot and the details are really good.

creative advertising


9.Amazing Shot

creative advertising


10.Butterfly Shot

creative advertising


3. Advertisement

11.Pepsi: Dare for more!

creative advertising


12.Seiko

creative advertising


13.Will Work for Food

creative advertising


14.Everybody wants to be a Dog

creative advertising


15.Chess Ace

creative advertising


16.Sharpie

creative advertising


17.Nothing can replace a tree

creative advertising


18.Strong cold and flu relief

creative advertising


19.Open your eyes to saturated fats

creative advertising


20.Foot Odour

creative advertising


21.Creative Advertising Ideas from Students

creative advertising


22.Harley Davidson

creative advertising


23.McDonald’s Coffee Ads

creative advertising


4. Art

24.Body Painter

creative advertising


25.Positive Hype

creative advertising


26.Meet the big man

creative advertising


27.We All Love Typography

creative advertising


28.Fausta

creative advertising


29.Olli-Pekka Jauhiainen

creative advertising


30.Vector Art

creative advertising


31.Japanese Moleskine

creative advertising


32.Stop Haunt Me Everyday Collection

creative advertising


33.Light Circles

creative advertising


5. Products

34.Toothpick Holder

creative advertising


35.Hacked

“somebody just went and TORE MY FREAKING USB
CABLE IN HALF while it was still attached to my laptop! No —
wait — sorry. That’s just my USB flash drive.”

creative advertising


36.DODGE ‘EM- the desktop dodgeball game

creative advertising


37.Plush Plush

creative advertising


38.Bike

creative advertising


39.Anti-Theft Lunch Bag

creative advertising


40.World Wild Life foundation

creative advertising


41.Flee Digital Cam

creative advertising


42.Corian Calendar

creative advertising


43.Reactable- Electronic music instrument

creative advertising


6. Architecture

44.Rotterdam Cube

creative advertising


45.Bridge to Photosynthia

creative advertising


46.Hydropolis, the world’s first underwater hotel.

creative advertising


47.The famous colorfull village on the sea

creative advertising


48.Creative work enviroment

creative advertising


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Buzzing Bees
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Excellent series! (and thanks for the link)

Desserts
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

these are great! thanks for this post!

Brandon Cox | eGrace Creative
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Very cool and unexpected sources of inspiration – someone spent a lot of time on this post – thanks!

Fred Klee
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Yes, great Post, and some good links to keep.

Thanks

Fred

Michael Martin
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Great post! Fantastic ideas in there. :D

Soh
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Wow, sick collection of designs! Thanks!

Moni
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

I love it. This is extremely unique a great collection of amazing sources. Don’t mind what anyone says about originality Noura, you rock when you pull out posts as cool as this :)

joe
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

cool

Noupe
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

A large part of why I put this collection together was to evoke ideas on how designer’s creativity has no limit.

Thank you everyone for dropping your thoughts in the comments! I am glad you liked this post :)

Jeremy Newton
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Awesome list. It’s amazing now seeing the quality of digital art and design within the last few years. It has changed a bit and it’s really cool to see.

Television Spy
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

You spelt photography wrong, not sure if it was intentional?

MaNshY
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Great Work, Keep it up… We need to see a lot of Topics from you,

Greetings, from Egypt

NaldzGraphics
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

nice list.some of them are even funny:)keep it up

Ronald

GIN
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

It is really mind-blowing. =) Thank you for good set!

brainitup
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

12, 13 and 14 – awesome. Thanks.

kamleshkhatri
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

i am imress with ….
32.Stop Haunt Me Everyday Collection

The Floating frog
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

I love the bike, very inventive, thanks for the inspiration

SoLinkable
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

I’ve actually had somebody give me the Dodge ‘Em game… brought memories of elementry school flooding back. Also, that windex ad – brilliant.

detail24
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Hey, thanks for this little feature ;)

EntityDesigns
Guest
EntityDesigns
7 years 7 months ago

That hacked USB drive is just asking for someone to throw it away.

DKumar M.
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Nice Stuff.

Some of them us really amazing.

DKumar M.
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Nice Stuff.

Some of them is really amazing.

Mike
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

Wow!!!!

Amazing stuff…

Thanks

kamlesh khatri
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

nice collections…

bangbouh
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

These are super cool designs.

JSHAW
Guest
7 years 7 months ago

a very interesting and progressive post

Jomo (Web Designer)
Guest
7 years 6 months ago

I love this list of stuff. Awesome.

My favourite is number 10. I do a bt of photography myself and know how hard it is to get good shots of butterflies They rarely hang around long enough. great piece of work.

Thomas
Guest
7 years 6 months ago

Lovely list and very amusing! Thanks for sharing!

Tobi
Guest
7 years 6 months ago

Cool, I love the lunch bag ;)

ksng
Guest
7 years 6 months ago

really cool stuff, well done.

owain
Guest
7 years 6 months ago

Great collection,

I really enjoyed looking through these..

http://www.icomcreative.com

honour chick
Guest
7 years 6 months ago

very inspirational. :)

enoo
Guest
enoo
7 years 6 months ago

This is a really nice collection of links :)

But several of them are broken (well, they link to this page), especially on the Advertisement category (starting at #12)

Venky
Guest
7 years 6 months ago

Thats a great collection

penflare
Guest
7 years 5 months ago

wow, awesome collection. – #39 is my favorite, that is classic!

Bob Smith
Guest
7 years 5 months ago

There are some great designs and photos! Inspirational!

Siddharth
Guest
5 years 10 months ago

Really a wonderful Collection…
Great work ever :)

Steller Designs
Guest
5 years 6 months ago

Very interesting – some great work. Thanks for the collection!

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