These days, people have found ways to make ordinary things more special. From coming up with solutions to everyday problems to creating designs that make life easier, designers are getting more and more creative with their projects. Sometimes, their projects end up feeling like they are in some kind of competition.
To prove that point, here’s an interesting collection of photos showing designers who deserve praises for their genius designs. They are the ones that clearly earn the top spot in their field.
1. A clothespin shaped table
If you are looking for an interesting piece of furniture you can put inside your home, this clothespin shaped table is for you. Despite the size, it looks real. It might even make you wonder if it works like other clothespins.
2. A business card
This isn’t a miniature toy box. It’s actually a business card of a supplies company. It’s an impressive idea to attract people’s attention to the company.
3. This shoe shelf
This design will certainly make you interested in buying the shoes. After all, it’s not everyday that you get to see a shoe store use this kind of shelf. It’s appealing, particularly to shoe collectors.
4. HVAC ducts as smoothie straws
The HVAC ducts can ruin the appearance and appeal of your store. To solve that, this smoothie company decided to turn their ducts into smoothie straws. It’s a practical and convenient design, right?
5. An anti-theft lunch bag
With this type of lunch bag, no one would dare take your food. It can make your meal look like there’s mold all over. The only problem is safety. Someone at work may simply throw it away.
6. The sounds of a refrigerator
Listening to your refrigerator can help you understand what’s wrong with the appliance. This company made sure to include a guide to help its buyers understand the “normal” sounds they can hear when their refrigerators are running.
7. The king on cans
It’ll be quite entertaining to buy a couple of cans like this. They are designed to become a full body king when you stack them up.
8. The bamboo sink
This sink doesn’t just have a unique material. The way it’s made is quite uncommon, to. You don’t always get to see a sink with a slanted bottom, right?
9. The big bike locks
People won’t have a hard time knowing where the bike rings are. The shape and size of these locks make them really hard to miss. Even if you’re a block away, you’d still be able to see them.
10. The inside of the truck
This is definitely one of the best designs out there.People in the area would no longer have to guess what’s inside their truck. That 3D image of a loaf bread looks real.
11. Caffeinated mints
These mints can do two things. They can leave you with fresh breath and wake you up. They are caffeinated which is good if you need an instant boost in energy throughout the day.
12. The tail lights of a 2019 Mini Cooper
These tail lights are designed after the flag of the United Kingdom. It’s certainly patriotism at its finest.
13. An umbrella holder that looks like an umbrella
Usually, umbrella holders aren’t interesting. They are quite plain and boring. This one, however, was designed in an interesting way. It actually looks like an umbrella!
14. A different kind of plug
It’s difficult to stick two plugs into that outlet without the cables getting on the way. This design aims to solve that. It might look bulky but it certainly does the job.
15. This oddly satisfying stairs
For a staircase, this one is certainly interesting. It looks like a set of stairs connecting to a spaceship. The ceiling’s design certainly added to that effect.
16. A cup with its own coaster
You won’t probably need a coaster for this coffee mug. Its handle extends to that small coaster at the bottom. Makes life easier, don’t you think?
17. Sending messages in a bottle
Technology is so great these days. With this, you won’t have to send letters in bottles. You can store your files in here to send an S.O.S.
18. A Chirstmas chocolate
This Christmas chocolate has brown and white Christmas trees. It’s a tasty treat not just for your taste buds but your eyes, too.
19. A foot pull
These days, it’s not a good idea to put your hands on things. You can get sick easily from that. With this foot pull, you won’t have to touch knobs and run the risk of getting bad bacteria on your hands.
20. An ad for safety
Seat belts are designed to help save lives during vehicular accidents. Unfortunately, not all people wear them while driving. This ad is supposed to convince people to start wearing them.
21. A door with two purposes
This door has two purposes. One is to act as a door to the toilet’s main entrance and also as a door to the actual cubicle. This is quite helpful since you won’t have to guess if the cubicle is occupied or not.
22. A shelf that stores chairs
Having lots of chairs is good if you have lots of people coming over. However, once they leave, those chairs can end up eating a lot of space at home. This design aims to help with that problem.
23. A design for a cleaning company
Whoever made this design deserves a raise. It’s a genius way to promote a cleaning company without being too obvious.
24. A bottle that holds two spices
With this, you won’t need two keep two containers for your spices. Just twist to the left to get salt and twist right to get pepper. It’s pretty handy, if you ask me.
25. An ad for smokers
This ad looks creepy but it certainly delivers the message. Smoking isn’t good for you no matter how enjoying it might seem. Sooner or later, you’d end up in that space.
26. A unique space for your books
This is an interesting design for a bookcase because it saves space. The only issue is that you can only fit the books it’s designed to keep. You’d probably need to keep your other books in a separate storage space.
At first glance, it looks like the logo has been destroyed, but if you take a closer look, it’s the actual logo of a restaurant. Well, its name is as good as its logo. It even reflects the meaning of the word.
28. The spartan knife
This is an interesting piece to have in your kitchen. Anyone who pays you a visit would surely find it amusing. Just look at how that Spartan is defending himself.
29. The lamps at the park
These two lamps look like a couple enjoying a nice date at the park. They look adorable, particularly with that cat stretching out beside them. I hope no one sits next to them and ruin their date.
30. A night light for kids
This nightlight looks cute. The stuffed animal inside looks like it’s napping for real. I bet the kids will find this entertaining.
31. An electric outlet for an electric company
Perhaps one of the most effective ways to promote your services is to use things or products that are related to your industry. In the case of this electric company, it’s an electric outlet. They made a gigantic outlet in front of their building and it does an excellent job in attracting people’s attention.
32. The barber’s car
If you happen to see this car on the road, you probably wouldn’t be able to stop staring at it. Apart from the impressive concept, the way it’s made is quite good, too. The barber’s head is on th perfect spot.
33. Bathroom signs
These signs simply imply that you don’t need elaborate designs to stand out. These coffee cups used as bathroom signs are simple yet they are unique.
34. Shadows as bathroom signs
Who would have thought that shadows make excellent bathroom signs? Well, apparently, this restaurant did.
35. Paper plane shaped bench
This paper plane shaped bench is a good addition to this area. It made the area more playful, even to a kid’s perspective. IT’s quite entertaining to sit there, too. You’ll have a great view of the airstrip.
36. NYC spaghetti
I’d probably just keep this box of pasta on my shelf. It looks way cool to be cooked. There should be more pasta boxes modeled after American cities
37. Climbing stairs while burning calories
This is one good way to encourage people to walk. Since you’ll be able to see how many calories you’ll be burning with each step, I’m pretty sure you’ll feel motivated. I hope the other set of stairs has them, too.
38. A nail polish sampler
This is a huge thing for girls who like to paint their nails. With this, they won’t have to wonder if a certain color would look good on their nails. They just have to put that sample on one of their fingers to know.
39. An old clock tower as a penthouse
This used to be an old clock tower. Now, it’s a really nice looking penthouse in New York. It’s a pretty interesting place to live in.
40. Read between the lines
This building looks more like a piece of art than a church. Its name perfectly fit the design. Called “Read Between the Lines”, this see-through church can be found in Belgium.