A bookshelf or a dining table? The Cocktail Convertible Dining Table cum Bookcase is a bit of both. The shelf’s bottom half opens up into a table. The star feature: You can draw the table out depending on the number of diners. ebonygautier.com Prank Prop
The Bread Coaster, made from loofah, not only makes for a great prank but also gives a twist to your drinks counter. It even soaks up annoying moisture collecting under your drink.indiebazaar.com
Defying gravity, the Sky Planter from Boskke comes in a kit that includes a ceramic pot, interlocking ring, reservoir and ceiling hook. You can grow herbs, flowering plants and even vegetables in these.boskke.com TECH
Wacom’s Cintiq 13 HD allows you to doodle directly in your software. If you’re an illustrator or animator who hasn’t used this portable graphics tablet yet, you haven’t truly lived. It’s easy to use, with 2,048 pressure levels so you get all your strokes just right.wacom.com
Montblanc Patron of Art is a limited edition of writing instruments paying tribute to Leonardo da Vinci’s patron—Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan. The blue lacquer is decorated with ornaments inspired by ceiling frescos by da Vinci at Sala delle Asse in the Sforza Castle. montblanc.com Downward Bound, Two-in-One, Prank Prop, courtesy Better Interiors; Royal Splendour, Scribble Pad, courtesy T3 (This material is reproduced from T3 magazine and is the copyright of or licensed to Future Publishing Limited, a Future plc group company, UK2010. Used under licence. All rights reserved.)
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(This story appears in the 28 June, 2013 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)