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Death Star grill

NPR has a great story about rejected Star Wars merchandise concepts, including an audio-slideshow complete with mock-ups and commentary by the original designers.

Some of the considered ideas: AT-AT Chair Caddy, Bantha Slippers, Cloud City desk lamp, Darth Vader gumball machine, and Princess Leia headphones.

For more, head over to Action Hero Insider to read one of the designer’s blog post and see more original sketches.