Meet BB Billosaur, The Newest Ceramic Piggy Bank by Lemouton Noir & Co.
A prehistoric version of the traditional piggy bank, BB Billosaur is a cute, handmade porcelain character with holes down his back emulating a Stegasaurus-like Mohawk. Forget piddly coin savings, this bank takes bills for some serious savings.
Natural corks secure the 7 openings perfectly when not in use.
This revolutionized version of the the traditional piggy bank design allows you to make a deposit by simply rolling up bills and popping them into the back. The cavity inside allows you to save oodles of moola for whatever it is you’re hoping for.
For many years we have followed the heard like a flock of sheep. Working hard, learning and growing, we have never let go of our dream. The black sheep finally wakes up and steps forward to have some fun.
le moutin noir & co. launched in New York City Spring 2010. The principle is to introduce fun, quirky, safe & interesting design products to the market. We have a simple aesthetic and understand and live an ordinary life style. We hope that by consistently finding fresh and new designers with original ideas our customers’ lives will be made a bit easier. Our goal is to bring a smile to your face.
This large selection of handmade Italian ceramic hearts designed and decorated by various artists are designed to cover every gamut of love from desire to heartbreak. Each individual heart measures approximately 5×12 cm and makes a great paperweight in addition to being a declaration of feelings. Some are interactive and others are simply decorative, but all of them are sweet. Read more →
You may have seen his wonderful and whimsical Transportation Plates (shown at the end of this post) on some other design blogs such as Dezeen. Now, in addition to those, designer Boguslaw Sliwiński has come up with five new designs that feature a silhouette of a man in various athletic positions, giving the illusion of interacting with food placed on the plate. The five sports: football, skydiving, diving, tug of war and weightlifting are whimsical, but still stylish and will delight children and adults alike. Read more →
Four years ago, I wrote a post on these unusual ceramic encased computers and amplifiers from Plush Department. Since that time, they have updated the technical specs so that the computers and amplifiers have up-to-date capabilities like BluRay, VOIP and video conferencing. Read more →
The Venice Clay Studio features the talented ceramic crafts of Los Angeles born artist Gary Steinborn. Inspired by the work of arts and craft factories such as Grueby, Pewabic, Teco and Rookwood, his sculpted animals and artful vases are sensual, modern and appealing. Read more →
“Folly” is a three-dimensional rendering of traditional Toile de Jouy wallpaper by artist Beth Katleman. On close inspection, the elegant, Asian-inspired pavilions that comprise the landscape of “Folly” are populated with kitschy figures, cast in ceramic, from popular culture. Read more →