Designers continue to impress us with new inventions, and we should all celebrate their inexhaustible imagination.

Today we at Bright Side found 17 unusual things which you almost certainly want to buy as a gift for either your loved ones or yourself.

A convenient butter knife

butterup.com.auThanks to its unusual design, the ButterUp knife can easily cope even with the hardest butter.

Magical cut-out blinds

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These awesome curtains designed by TM “HoleRoll” create an illusion of a night city.

A gadget that turns your smartphone into a retro TV

firebox.comSmartphone Magnifier is a pretty box with a magnifying glass. It allows its users to watch their favorite movies on a smartphone at greater convenience than before, increasing the size of the image on the screen by half.

A magnetic smartphone holder

amazon.comThe Mengo holder is suitable for most smartphones and GPS-navigators. 4 strong magnets can securely hold the device at any angle.

Shoelaces you don’t need to tie every time

kickstarter.comThese flexible shoelaces don’t need to be tied and untied every time — it’s enough to thread them through the shoes and fasten. They stretch perfectly, thereby turning sneakers and trainers into slip-on shoes, which are convenient to put on and take off.

Adhesive tape for Lego lovers

indiegogo.comThis tape is compatible with Lego blocks and allows you to place them on any surface — for example, on a wall or a refrigerator door. In addition, this “Lego tape” can help you to build curved objects, such as roads, rivers, and bridges.

Headphone Holders

amazon.comBudStraps will be useful for those people whose headphones fall out of their ears all the time, such as during a workout.

A cube that helps you to concentrate

Antsy Labs / youtube.comFidget Cube is a cube that has buttons, wheels, and switches on its edges — in short, everything that could help you to keep your hands busy. The toy’s creators claim it can replace pens and other objects that people like to “play” with. The cube helps its owner to relieve their feelings of stress and focus on performing everyday tasks.

A “clever” fitness tracker

amazon.comAn inexpensive device called Misfit Shine automatically calculates the distance you’ve walked and the calories you’ve burnt, detects sleep phases, and synchronizes with your smartphone. In addition, the tracker is equipped with a replaceable battery, which lasts for 6 months of work.

Roses that won’t wilt for 3 years

<-32">Forever RoseIt’s not the cheapest pleasure in the world, but how beautiful is this?! Although there’s a more accessible but no less attractive variant. As its creators assure us, these roses will please their owner from six months to 5 years.

Levitating speakers for Star Wars fans

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    Fans of the iconic saga will be in seventh heaven if they receive a gift like this. Perhaps, even Darth Vader himself would approve of it.

A 15-in-1 compact multi-tool

amazon.comThis device fits easily in your hand and contains as many as 15 tools: a slot and a cross screwdriver, a set of hex keys, a T25 torx key, a set of spanners, a nail puller, a pry bar, and a flashlight.

A set of tablet and smartphone lenses

<-42">amazon.comThe GoStellar Universal kit consists of 3 lenses: wide angle, ultra wide angle (“fisheye”), and a macro lens. It’s very convenient for those who like to take pictures but cannot always carry a bulky camera with them.

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