Categories / Design and Interior Design, Music

Tape doormat from Third Drawer Down

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Like the rubik's cube beanbag we featured the other day, here's another icon of the 80s that crops up repeatedly on homewares: the humble cassette, this time appearing in this tape doormat from Third Drawer Down

The doormat comes in the shape of simple blank cassette and measures a substantial 60cm across. It's probably a bit more durable than the average tape too, being made from rubber and being fully washable. 

The doormat costs AUD74. 

Buy it from Third Drawer Down

Categories / Cosmetics, Toys and Games

Sega controller soap

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Okay, so the Sega Mega Drive is no longer at the forefront of gaming but it still holds a fond place in the heart of those who wasted many hours away on it playing Sonic and the like. Relive those glory days with this Sega controller soap

Yes, someone has taken the time to replicate the Sega controller in soap, from its distinctive shape to the 'a, b, c' circular buttons. It even comes in black. It's the perfect novelty gift for those who've never quite left the days of the Mega Drive behind. 

The soap costs AUS $25. 

Buy it from Third Drawer Down

Categories / Art and Photography

Hi Art twentieth-century art icon patches

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Want a quick, potted history of some key twentieth-century art pieces and movements? Sounds pretty serious but doesn't have to be, especially with this unusual idea, courtesy of Hi Art: patches. 

Yes, you can patch (or should that be Pop?) up an old pair of jeans with a Warhol alike soup can, as shown above, or take your pick from seven other designs. 

The patches also include a test screen design to represent video art and an iconic Magritte-style pipe to represent Surrealism. 

You can get the Dada patch (Duchamp's urinal) at the Tate online shop for £4.50 but the full range only seems to be on sale through Australian company Third Drawer Down where they cost AUS$7 each. Best to check out the shipping fees before ordering though. 

Buy them online