Studio NL has unveiled the perfect desk for those who love taking naps during their lunch break. When closed, it looks like a normal desk with plenty of space for a computer, but fold out the sides, a cozy bed is revealed, complete with flat panel display should you want to catch up on your favorite Netflix series. Continue reading to see the entire conversion process.
Most old jet wither away at aircraft graveyards, but MotoArt's design team specializes at giving them second life, or at least parts. The beds, tables and desks you see above are all sourced from 747 engine nacelle cowlings, DC-10 cowlings, C-124 cargo plane floors, DC-9 rear stabilizers and lots more. Our favorite? Definitely the 747 engine office table. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of autonomous drones that can actually build a bridge.
Not just any coffee table, this Millennium Falcon creation by Richard Riley at Tom Spina Designs is most certainly a Star Wars fanatic's dream come true. Unfortunately, a very wealthy fan contacted Tom Spina Designs and had one of these custom made, so only one exists. There were absolutely no details spared, as it features exact replicas of the asteroids in the film, a painted Hasbro Millennium Falcon and a TIE Fighter on its tail. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a weatherman pronouncing Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch without breaking a sweat.
Ever wonder just how strong a coffee table made of bulletproof glass really is? Well, so did Ben Nelson, and his latest project shows us just that. "A round ball actually creates a very small area of impact against a flat object, which means it reaches amazingly high PSI (pounds per square inch) of impact force. The ball cracked the glass, creating an interesting spider-crack pattern. The crack is INSIDE the glass. The top surface is still smooth to the touch. You won't cut yourself on it, and it still makes a good writing surface and place to set a cup of coffee," said Ben Nelson. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a girl who takes the crown of champion pizza box folder.
This may not be the first Star Wars Millennium Falcon bed to surface online, but it's the only one you'll be able to buy. Pottery Barn Kids is offering a twin-size bed in the style of the pod on the side of the Millennium Falcon, at the hefty price of $4,000. It's made from solid hardwood, and then hand-painted, measuring 45.5 x 108.25 x 45.4-inches. Now if only the company started making AT-AT Walker bunk beds. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If Bruce Wayne had a non-traditional bookshelf, it'd probably look something like this, or so we think. This particular example was created by designer Fahmi Sani of Fiction Furniture, and they come in two models: aDark Knight version shaped like the modern version of the Batman logo, along with a classic version of the famed symbol. Unfortunately, there aren't any secret rooms hiding behind these walls. Continue reading for more cool bookshelf designs that geeks would love.
Forget traditional computer desks, MWE Lab's Emperor LX Workstation looks like something straight from a science fiction. Featuring, 3 included monitors with support for up to 5, a BOSE surround sound system for gaming / Netflix marathons, a rotating base, laptop stand, energy drink holder, a stationary shelf and much more. Unfortunately, you'll have to shell out at least $20,000 for the base model. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Forget normal sofa beds, the DOC Sofa Bunk Bed, created by the design team at Clei, transforms from sitting to sleeping space in minutes. This is possible due to a built-in mechanism that is hidden from plain view, but quickly snaps into into place in 30-seconds or less, complete with a ladder for easy upstairs access. How much does it cost? Well, there isn't an official MSRP, but you know what they say..."if you have to ask, then you probably can't afford it." Continue reading for another video and more pictures.
Till Konneker knew that space is a luxury when living in the city, so he decided to make use of what little was available in his apartment by creating the "Living Cube". It looks like a home entertainment center from afar, but in addition to storing your television, this handcrafted cube has a bed up top, bookshelves, and even a closet / storage space inside. Now for really tight spaces, a toilet / shower equipped version might be necessary. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.
Forget building miniature toy sets, the EverBlock system lets you use life-sized LEGO bricks to build real desks, tables and more. With four different stackable pieces - a full-sized 12" brick, a half-sized 6" brick, a one-quarter-sized 3" block, and a 12" finishing cap, you can create build practical objects that not only look cool, but are structurally sound, without the use of any tools. Continue reading for more pictures and information.