24

Handmade Slanted Bar Glass

By: on June 25, 2017

Calling the Slanted Bar Glass "handmade" isn't quite right. More accurately, it's lung-blown. The lungs doing all the blowing are those of Ben Dombey, a New Orleans glassblower who creates fine artisan bar glasses to complement the fine art of drinking.

A hefty whiskey tumbler tilted to 45 degrees, Glassblower Ben's Slanted Bar Glass holds 8 ounces of liquid gold in your hand, and 6 ounces set on the bar. Or 8 ounces set on your Kilimanjaro ascent. Or on the slide at the playground when you get suckered into babysitting your future sister-in-law's kids on your Sunday afternoon.

Dombey can also hand-stamp the bottom of Slanted Bar Glasses with stock designs such as a crown, a skull, or a fleur de lis, or with custom design and text of your choosing.

Slanted Dombey Bar Glasses are sold in sets of 2, and would make a gift for any man. Scratch that. Any many strong enough to pick the glass up and hold it steady, without dropping or pooching it trying to set it back down properly, even after the fourth drink. Yes, the Slanted Bar Glass is unique and stunning, but at 1-1/2 pounds, it's also damn heavy.

Buy Now

Tokaido Board Game

$79.95 from Amazon »

In Tokaido, board game designer Antoine Bauza takes his award-winning artwork skills to Japan's East Sea Road. Two to five travelers will journey along the undulating road in hopes of discovery its treasures and natural...

Check it out

The Uncomfortable - Inconvenient Everyday Objects

Oh the fun you could have using some of Katerina Kamprani's Uncomfortable designs to mess with the new guy at work. Give him that disc-headed key to the office. Ask him to water the plants. Invite him to the break room...

Check it out

Stormtrooper Whiskey Decanter & Shot Glass

$14.61 - $26.79 from The Fowndry »

A stormtrooper who's packing nothing but Jameson and a Buttery Nipple is my kind of stormtrooper. I bet in whiskey decanter and suspended glass forms they're even a decent shot. At least until round 7 or 8 when your own...

Check it out

Internal Fire Glass Vortex Spheres

$100 - $6k from Internal Fire Glass »

Loooook into my orb. No really, check out a GIF of one of these Internal Fire Glass vortex spheres. The optical illusion is super trippy. And super... supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Glass artist Scott Pernicka handcrafts...

Check it out

Glow Stones

Ambient Glow Technology's Glow Stones combine with concrete--they either mix in freestyle or nestle in methodically--to create everything from illuminated pathways to Fairyland to sculpted lawn ornaments to mood-setting...

Check it out

Rubika 3D Illusion Rubik's Cube Bookcase

By: Anesis »

George Bosnas' Rubika sends your brain on a different kind of trip. Rather than teaming up with your fingers and using pattern recognition, movement visualization, and memory to solve a puzzle, your brain and eyes share...

Buy Now

Liquor Log Booze Dispenser

$119 from Amazon »

Now this is the kind of Yule Log I'm talking about. How better to bring good tidings to you and all of your kin than with a nice bottle of Jameson or Jack chug-a-lugging out the tap on an urban harvested Ohio hardwood...

Check it out

King Bed with Doggie Insert

Discontinued

Jason Barton made a king bed with enough room for the King of the Bed. Which means you'll be sleeping on a cut piece of memory foam stuck in the 23" insert tacked onto its side....

Check it out

AbleNook: Rapidly Deployable Modular Dwelling

I'm nearly sold on AbleNook, a collapsible housing unit that requires neither appreciable time nor skill to assemble, based on its Kickstarter project's opening quote alone. From Albert Einstein: "We can't solve problems...

Check it out

Levitating CUP Zero Gravity Drinkware

$139 - $249 from Levitating CUP »

We've seen levitation around here before. A lot. In speakers. In lamps. In freakin' bonsai trees. But the Levitating CUP still makes me Ooooh and Ahhhh because, well, it contains alcohol. In a dazzling an

Buy Now

The Whiskey Wedge

$17.95 from Amazon »

One thing I can't stomach is getting piss drunk on piss warm whiskey. And though I do enjoy the array of giant cubes and fancy globes and Darth Vader-shaped ice molds now available for me to chill it with, their stubborn...

Check it out

Heat Sensitive Tile

$33 from Moving Color »

I thought the Heat Sensitive Table was the pinnacle of cool in the realm of thermochromatic commmodities, but this Heat Sensitive Tile has just upped the ante. Inspired by the stunning lights of Alaska, Moving Color's...