The really nice “Bone” chair by JDS Architects.
“There is no way to think up an original and extraordinary design—it can only come as a result of pursuing a given task. In the same way running down a list of words is different from making a narrative.”
Artemy Lebedev (via FlowingData)
8-bit playing cards, designed by Alexei Lyapunov and Lena Erlikh.
Via: Lebedev Studio (thanks Alex!)
Stenotype machine; I love the all-black keys. Possible controller design?
Also a Velotype keyboard (don’t know much about this but surprising-looking).
And a braille writer from 1928.