The Brilliant Maze Door Chain Lock Finally Comes To Life As A Real Product!

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So often we see unusual designs that we covet, only to learn that they are either concepts or looking for funding so they may be produced. Such was the case with the Defendius Door Chain by Russian design studio Art Lebedev when they first rendered it as a concept in April of 2008. Read more

A Power Pig with 17 Snoutlets (and the Design Process behind it.)


Russian design studio Art Lebedev is always designing clever items, some as concepts, some as produced items. One of their latest concepts is something I wish would come to fruition. Check out the design process and final protoypes of their Power Strip Svintus with 17 snout-plugs (or Power Pig with ‘snoutlets’ as I like to call it.)

Task: to play up a conventional piggy.

Svintus power strip is a multi-snout cutie that you will not want to hide behind a couch. It’s a pink, fully functional device with seventeen snout-plugs.

Spiral cord evolved from a pig tail:

The built-in circuit breaker protects from overload (Circuit breaker disguised as a mono-nipple):


The Design Process:



Release date: September 30, 2011

Credits:
artistic director: Artemy Lebedev
art director: Timur Burbayev
designer: Kirill Musienko
industrial designer: Alexei Sharshakov
modeler: Alexander Pozdeyev
visualizator: Philipp Gorbachev

A special shout out to Technabob for bringing this to my attention.

Ready, Aim….. Walk. The Gun Leash.

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Povodokus, the retractable gun dog lead -or leash as people often call them, is a design concept from the clever and conceptual folks at Russian design studio, Art Lebedev. Read more