Jason's Super Power Strip | Kikkerland, via ModCloth. The perfect example of a mundane, functional item that everyone ignores being made into a funky and interesting home accessory. The 'lightning bolt' tiers are also practical as well.
Ginkgo Umbrella by federico venturi + gianluca savalli + marco righi via designboom is a light weight, completely recyclable umbrella designed to flex in the wind. Design your own! http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ginkgo-umbrella #Umbrella #Green #indiegogo