Laikingland: Storm in a Tea Cup by John Lumbus
by sabine7 / June 21, 2010


Laikingland launched five new kinetic objects in Milan, along the lines of this mechanical storm in a teacup by John Lumbus. Exactly what you didn't know you needed.



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Storm in a Tea Cup by John Lumbus

Wind up the waves and rock the boat.


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Fingers by Nik Ramage

When you're too busy to tap your own fingers ...


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Party-Popper Machine by Martin Smith

This was the Laikingland product that got the most attention. Seemingly innocuous when inactive, this celebration device is described as a nonsense machine designed to help in the firing of party poppers.


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Once the big red button is pressed, a loud bang will occur and mini streamers will be released. Those who bold enough to push the button were given safety glasses before operating this device.


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Just look at the mess!


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Story Time by Atelier NL

What time is it? Well, it depends on where you are in the story.


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Applause Machines by Martin Smith

It's nice to have an appreciative audience that's ready at the push of a button.


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New Jewellery Box by Atelier Ted Noten

Hard to believe jewellery is being protected by all this machinery. But once activated, the security system relaxes enough to share its contents:


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... a single ring.

+ laikingland.co.uk


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