Rational Or Ridiculous? A Book Of 100 Brilliantly Absurd Inventions
From Fast Company
January 4, 2013 - 1:45pm
Dominic Wilcox is back with a book of inventions that will either leave you scratching your head or hitting yourself over the head for not coming up with them first. Dominic Wilcox is a serial maker. The London designer has invented hundreds of objects, ranging from GPS wingtips that guide you home to a strap-on nose stylus for hands-free smartphone use. Some of his ideas have been prototyped, but many others haven’t. Now, Wilcox has collected over 100 of his best concepts in a book titled Variations on Normal. Calling these objects inventions is a bit of a misnomer. They’re more like little visual jokes, or riddles that give us a seed of insight into the world around us. A cubicle folds neatly into a coffin for when its worker finally trundles off this mortal coil. A crystal wine glass attaches directly to the stem of a wine bottle, making it a little classier to drink...
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