Inspiration: Tenets Of Useless Inventions

Inspiration: Tenets Of Useless Inventions
Guy Brighton
  • 27 july 2005

‘chindogu’ is the japanese word coined for the art of the unuseless idea. These overtly practical yet rather eccentric inventions for a life of ease have taken Japan by storm.

With the intentions to solve the niggling problems of modern life, these bizarre and logic-defying gadgets and gizmos have a tendency to fail completely. Addicts of the unuseless all over the world love this collection.

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