30 Cool Things for Your Room That Are Worth Investigating
Some items just invite awe and admiration when people enter your home and spot them. These cool things make any room into a place that will inspire conversation and make your home memorable. From high-end technology to simple devices that stand out from the rest, these desirable cool stuff have something magical about them. Let us share why we think these items deserve to be on our list of cool things for your room and then follow the links to find out the details. Whether they be purely functional or a thing of beauty to look at, each of these items has a kind of magic that is worth investigating.
Cool Things for Your Room
SwitchBot Curtain Smart Electric Motor
Have you ever wanted smart curtains? Just imagine lying in bed, half in and out of sleep, and your curtains react to the sunshine outside and automatically open, flooding your room with sunshine and allowing you to naturally wake up with the light. This is just one of the cool features of SwitchBot which can be controlled using your mobile phone and installed in just 30 seconds. It can also be set up to open according to your own pre-programmed schedule. By upgrading with a SwitchBot mini-hub, you can extend the features and add Alexa or similar devices. This cool device transforms your room lighting and security, as you can program the curtains to open and close automatically when you are not at home.
Brightech Circle LED Lamp
Have you ever noticed how lighting can increase the temperature in your room? Regular bulbs will gradually heat up your room, which is not what you want. That is where this minimalist table/bedside lamp comes as a better option, as it uses LED lights, which do not produce heat. The pure simplicity of the design looks great in any setting, with an ultra-modern appearance. Apart from its good looks, this lamp is also functional with an easy-to-use touch switch dimmer, so you can set the optimum lighting for your needs. As an added bonus, the lamp has a USB charging socket so you can conveniently charge your phone.
Bullseye Magnetic World Globe
A cool combination of tradition and modern functionality, this stainless-steel globe can be personalized using the 30 magnetic pins that come with it. Add pins to places you have visited, or to show custom locations around the world, such as company offices. This beautiful globe is a perfect room decoration for any home. Not only is it attractive but it is also a functional item that allows you to track world events, future travels, and where friends and family live. These days we live in a global society with international connections that never existed in the past. Make them a reality with this stainless-steel globe.
SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop
Throwing a few shots at a basketball hoop is a perfect way of relieving stress and helping to “reset the brain” when you reach an impasse. Installing a mini hoop at the office or in your home office room at home can be a valuable production tool, as well as being fun. This mini basketball hoop fits conveniently in the house or office and is there waiting, so you can challenge a friend or colleague without leaving the room. It is designed so that it can just hang over the door. If your door does not allow that, it is quite simple to just screw it onto the wall.
Fatboy Original Bean Bag
The ultimate casual seating is the world’s most famous beanbag, “Fatboy.” It can be used in so many different ways and however you position it, the bag will follow the form of your body for optimum support. Sit upright, slouch, or lean against a wall. The large selection of available colors means that it can perfectly match the existing décor of your room and this item, though simple in concept, instantly becomes cool, and says that you care about comfort, not a formality. It is simply perfect for getting comfortable with a good book or enjoying informal conversations with friends.
4-in-1 Wireless Charging Mat
Technology has moved so fast in recent years, with many of our personal devices no longer using wireless technology to charge. Gone are the days of having several charging cables plugged in to cater to our needs, now we are in the age of “Mophie.” If you have a Qi-enabled device, then the Mophie charging mat can wirelessly charge up to four devices at once, in a neat, easy-to-align placement. You don’t even need to remove cases under 3mm thick before you charge them. If you want to simplify your life, then Mophie can handle all your charging needs. It even has a USB charging slot for those older devices that require one.
Jabra Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Cool apps like Zoom, Skype, and Messenger have made video meetings using your mobile phone an indispensable part of life post-Covid. However, they can sometimes be difficult. You frequently get one person who speaks so quietly that it is difficult to hear them. Jabra Speak, with its mobile phone link, resolves that problem once and for all. It’s perfect for both phones and laptops/notebooks, allowing online meetings to be held anywhere. When there are several people gathered in one room around a single phone for a meeting, the 360-degree microphone ensures that everyone is heard. It comes in a cool travel bag and can travel with you, wherever you are.
Kasa Smart Plug
You might think that setting up four devices to run by remote control in various parts of your room would be difficult and expensive. You would be so wrong. Thanks to the Kasa smart plug, which comes in a set of four, you can set up a variety of devices around the home like fans, lights, and so on. Each device can be linked to the app on your mobile phone and controlled individually, scheduled, put on a countdown, or set to go on and off at random to look like you are at home. Using the app on your phone and Alexa or Google Assistant, you can even control the four devices by voice command.
Umbra FLIP Floating Rack
Not all cool things have to be high-tech, The Umbra wall hanger scores high on our list of cool products because of its simple functionality. Yes, it’s a wall hanger, you have seen many wall hangers I am sure, but this one has retractable hooks for when they are not in use. This saves both wall space and reduces the danger of snagging. This versatile set of hooks can be purchased in a variety of different designs that synchronize with the décor of the room. Eight different traditional and contemporary designs allow complete customization. Design-led functionality and looks make this an excellent purchase.
Fancii Portable Desk Fan
Even when your room is air-conditioned, there can often be warm spots where the surrounding computers monitors and other technology can make it feel airless. This cyclone blade fan can be positioned on your desk, just where you need it so that your face has a constant stream of cooler fresh air. Maybe your bedroom is a little stuffy; With Fancii, you can place it on your bedside table to blow a nice cool breeze on your face. It will not disturb you either, as it is 25% quieter than similar fans, while at the same time providing 42% more power. This USB/battery-powered fan would be a cool gadget that can be used in any room.
Umbra Mappit Wall Decor
One of the great things about travel is you have memories to last forever. One way of sharing those memories is with this clever wall-mounted world map, made of stamped metal. It comes with 12 attractive magnets that allow you to pin photos and other memories of distant locations as a conversation starter when friends visit. Even without the magnets, it is a clever design that stands slightly distant from the wall, thanks to the unique fixings supplied. It’s simply perfect for people who love to travel. This is something vastly different from the normal home décor you see. It is not just a map, it is art.
Canvia Smart Digital Art Frame
Since we just mentioned art, this brings us to Canvia, a 27″ x 18″ digital art display. Never get bored with the paintings hung on your wall. With Canvia, you can schedule the display of various works of art or your own personal photos to appear at given times each day. Not only that, this device optimizes the pictures to consider the prevailing light conditions. What makes this even more attractive is you get a one-year subscription to a playlist of 10,000 works of art from the world’s top-rated museums displayed on a special screen that makes them appear to be hard copy rather than digital images.
Furniture contained in a book may seem like total madness, but it actually is a cool idea. You can carry it around like a book and it transforms into a stool, footrest, bedside table, or anything else you can choose. Imagine you have a small apartment, and suddenly a large number of guests descend on you, you do not have enough chairs and even if you did, there would not be space. So, you go to your bookshelf and pass around a number of what appears to be a book and demonstrate how to convert them into a stool that will bear up to half a ton of weight. Going to an outside event? Take a bag of “books” and you have basic seating for all your friends.
Star Wars Wampa 3D Character Rug
Star Wars fans will love this rug featuring the Wampa (one of Hoth’s most fearsome carnivores). A great conversation starter and an opportunity to showcase your knowledge of Star Wars as you explain about the Wampa. This five-foot-long rug fits right into any Star Wars fan’s room and is comfortable to lay on, using the head as a pillow. Alternatively, you could choose to mount the rug as a wall decoration. You will really impress true fans as this rug was released and then unavailable for a long time, before once again being available. It is somewhat a collector’s item.
Radio Digital Alarm Clock
We all know that feeling of waking up in the night and reaching for a cell phone to check the time. The problem is that the blue light on a cell phone is not great for promoting sleep and to be honest it can be very tempting to start checking social media which is no good at all. This projection clock is not only cool but great for your sleep. With its giant red time projection on the ceiling, it makes it easy to take a look and go back to sleep without moving a muscle. Not only good for sleeping, but this innovative clock also features dual alarms to wake you and a partner up with snooze functions and an FM radio to make getting up a little smoother.
Blueair Blue Pure 211+
Imagine breathing in the cool, fresh air at the top of a Swiss Mountain. In today’s world of air pollution, this is a thing we can only dream of until the Blueair filter came along. Featuring advanced Swedish technology, this giant air filter clears 99% of airborne pollutants. Say goodbye to viruses, pollen, dust, mold, and bacteria, and hello to filling your lungs with clean fresh air. As well as being great for those with allergies or asthma, it can also help your home be odor-free from cooking or smoke. With its almost silent running, you can forget it is there, but your lungs will know.
KwikBoost Charging Shelf
Of course, it is great having access to so many devices to help you with your days such as a cell phone, tablet, laptop, or e-reader, except they all need charging. If your room is a warren of cables and plugs, causing trip hazards, then this KwikBoost charging station is for you. Organize your room with this cool charging shelf that can be wall-mounted and plugged into a single socket. With integral cables to charge all kinds of devices including Android and iOS, you will be able to keep everything in one place. Suddenly your room will be tidy, you will have wall sockets free for lamps, and you won’t have to go hunting for your cell phone anymore.
Levitating Moon Lamp
Whether you are drawn to the moon for its scientific features or as a catalyst for divine meditation, this levitating lamp will be a captivating accessory in any room. With its advanced surface printing that accurately replicates the moon’s surface, this magical globe spins magically, suspended above its wooden base. Giving off a soft LED glow, the lamp promotes a relaxing atmosphere compared to a traditional lamp. Enchanting, ethereal, and bedazzling, it will light up any corner and attract attention as well as bringing a peaceful calm in a busy world. A totally cool concept that goes beyond function to bring joy and tranquillity.
Mac Candle No. 2
There is no doubt that Apple technology has become a symbol of creativity, innovation, and technology in the 21st Century. Rather than spending thousands on the latest piece of tech, how about buying this innovative candle. Designed to replicate the white Mac styling, the white candle tin has a cool contemporary feel that brings a modern twist to any room. With its fragrance filled with bergamot and armoise and notes of lemon, tarragon, musk, and amber, this candle goes beyond form. The scents have been chosen to stimulate creativity so whether it’s homework, art, or a project that needs finishing, it will help to inspire and promote a great productive environment.
Floorless Indoor Privacy Tent
Getting a peaceful night’s sleep is not only essential for good health but also important for promoting a good mood. This privacy tent offers a canopy that will fit over any bed made from metal poles and a lightweight fabric that can be fully draped or pinned open. Creating womb-like energy that offers privacy and peace as well as shading out some light, this tent is perfect for establishing privacy in rooms that are shared. Whether you are in a dorm or sharing a room with a sibling, it creates your own little bubble to read, relax or sleep without being disturbed.
Terra Flame Table Top Fire Bowl
There is little more appealing than gazing into a real fire watching the flames flicker and dance in the dark. The Terra Flame provides the ideal flame experience for rooms, patios, balconies, or small decks that do not have space for a fireplace or fire pit. Using practical gel fuel, this stonecast concrete bowl filled with decorative pebbles is designed with a contemporary sleek curved look. Safe to burn and with no smoke to harm the environment, you can happily experience the warmth and light of a real flame wherever you want to sit and create a relaxing atmosphere for yourself and your friends.
Mozu Hanger by Ensu Design
Hanging up your clothes rather than leaving them strewn about certainly makes your room look tidier and will keep your clothes crease-free for their next wear. Hangers are not the most exciting item you own but this Mozu hanger revolutionizes the typical design and will encourage you to pick up your clothes and put them away. With an offset neck, the hangar is cleverly constructed to fit inside the neck of shirts without the need to unbutton them, making hanging clothes quicker and easier. Made from renewable material, it is not only cool but environmentally friendly too.
Google Nest Thermostat
The Google Nest Thermostat not only keeps your room cool but also warm depending on the temperature you want. This programmable thermostat works alongside an app to enable you to set the timer and heat requirements for your home on your cell phone or tablet. The thermostat control will keep the rooms at your preferred temperature, but what makes it really stand out is being able to remotely set it from your phone. Not only will you never come home to a cold house and save energy by turning it down when it isn’t needed, but the smart-enabled savings finder will suggest tweaks to ensure you are getting the best out of your system.
Sobro Smart Side/Nightstand Table
What if your nightstand did more than provide a space to hold a glass of water? The Sobro smart side table acts more like a helpful companion than a piece of furniture. First of all, it has a drawer that is actually a cooler. Whisper quiet, it can hold 6 bottles of water which is great for those middle of the night thirst cravings, and no need to worry about a spider dropping into your glass. Next, it has ports for charging 2 devices so you don’t need to go hunting for plug sockets and you can keep your cell phone to hand. Lastly, if you are one of those people who need the bathroom in the middle of the night, then celebrate the motion sensor LED lighting that will trigger and light your way in the dark.
Intex Pull-Out Inflatable Bed
You’ve probably seen an inflatable bed before but what about an inflatable sofa? The innovative Intex sofa inflates into a comfy 2 seater with a full back and supportive arms. Made from a soft velvety material, it is great as extra seating. What makes this completely unique is that it also converts into a queen-sized bed for extra guests. Not only for your room as a guest sofa or bed, but it is also small enough to be packed for camping trips. Being easy to inflate, it will provide seating and sleeping straight from a bag wherever you need it.
Bed Scrunchie Sheet Holder Straps
Being a restless sleeper means waking up to a messy bed with crumpled sheets and a bed that need remaking. The Bed Scrunchie is a simple solution for those nights where you are fighting with the covers as it fastens any sheet securely withs its elasticated bands and clips that go under the mattress. With secure grips that will resist even the most agitated sleeper, the scrunchie will hold up every night. Keeping the sheet tight and smooth will help you to get a restful night’s sleep in comfort and avoid the creases and bunches that can make sleep even harder. Even better, the bed will not need remaking in the morning.
HavenLock Smart Lock
Feeling safe and secure is not only essential for your wellbeing and peace of mind but also necessary to protect your valuables. The Havelock is a cool innovative lock that is designed to fit at the bottom of a door. Working alongside a dedicated App, it uses Bluetooth technology to allow you to monitor access, log entry and give digital passes for visitors as well as keeping the door securely locked and inaccessible when required. Great for a front door or to keep your room secure in a shared house, this lock is strong enough to prevent forced entry and keep unwelcome visitors out.
If you are a fan of American Sitcoms like Friends or dramas set in New York, you will be familiar with the iconic fire escapes that are an essential part of the metropolitan skyline. Recreate a city apartment living with this unique cool fire escape shelf. Perfect for holding an innovative display of small plants and ornaments, it has been made from black coated steel to resemble the zig-zag shape of traditional fire escape steps. With their black urban feel, these shelves offer a wrought-iron look that will suit an industrial-styled room or City-themed décor and make a grand centerpiece to any room.
When the Wicked Queen in Snow White asked the mirror who was the fairest of them all, she relied on her magic mirror for the answer. You can do the same with your very own magic mirror. It won’t actually tell you that you are beautiful, but while you apply your makeup, you can check the calendar, weather, or news as well as play music or other customized content. Great for keeping up to date as you get ready for your day, but also versatile as it can act as a computer monitor when linked to a Raspberry Pi or operate as a digital photo frame displaying your favorite photos.