This is the $250/roll gold foil embossed toilet paper produced by German manufacturer Tissue Design.
It isa real product! Each design is custom made by German Fritz Loibl for his company, Tissue Design in Grafenau, Germany. Once embossed, the roll is shipped to you, wherever you are
A bicycle crossed with a scooter? French designer Philippe Starck and car company Peugeot have unveiled a prototype bicycle crossed with a scooter, designed for a free cycle scheme in Bordeaux, France. Good idea. The first 300 units are expected to be manufactured and delivered by Peugeot in June, when they’ll be loaned to citizens for free.
In Norway, Stian Ytterdahl had a McDonald’s bill tattooed onto his lower right arm. McDonald’s denied any involvement and said it wasn’t a marketing stunt.
"A couple of my friends thought I had been a little too active towards the ladies lately and wanted to punish me," Stian Ytterdahl said. "When we were at McDonald’s on Monday, they said I either had to get a Barbie tattoo on my ass or the receipt on my arm. He chose the latter. "Now I’m a living billboard, but I think it’s all just fun. Maybe it won’t be as fun when I’m 50 or 60 years old, but that’s my choice."
Decoding Your Menu, a guide for restaurant patrons by illustrator Gemma Correll.
These are smiley faced screws, designed by Yuma Kano.
Volvo’s inflatable child car seat, Cool.
"Rather than being constructed out of rigid plastic and metal, their seat uses heavy duty drop-stitch fabric—the same stuff you’ll find in outdoor gear such as inflatable rafts. So you can pull that car seat out of a bag, and watch it balloon into a seat. It does this amazing feat in 40 seconds, thanks to a silent internal pump. "