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3 Samurai Jewellery

Samurai Jewellery

Japanese company Studio Shikumi is offering jewelry made from actual, factual samurai swords as part of their “Origami project.” The idea is to repurpose blades that would otherwise have been disposed of for minor imperfections. Each piece comes with either a 40 or 45 centimeter long chain, and is presented in this ...

Editor choice 1 RoBoNon – Cute Walking, Talking, Dancing Smartphone Robot

RoBoNon – Cute Walking, Talking, Dancing Smartphone Robot

FORGET THE IPHONE, WE WANT THIS JAPANESE ROBOT PHONE Robohon really is the weirdest phone we’ve ever seen. Made by Sharp, it’s a smartphone that’s housed inside an anthropomorphic robot body. Why? We’re guessing because people of any race obviously love their smartphones and the Japanese obviously love their ...

0 Levitating Bonsai

Levitating Bonsai

Levitating speakers are so passé: when it comes to floating household items, this year it's all about vegetation. Kicking off this definite new trend (which is definitely going to happen) is the Air Bonsai — a floating bonsai tree that levitates with the help of a magnetic base. The product is currently in the ...

2 Furoshiki Wrapping Shoes

Furoshiki Wrapping Shoes

Furoshiki: The wrapping sole has been developed by using Vibram® WaveGrip compound, featuring a remarkable dreduction of density compared with standard rubber. As a result, theweight of the shoe is reduced up to 10% and a sensitive lightness is perceived while wearing it. The Concept: Furoshiki in the Japanese ...