26 photos of the hottest and freakiest design at CES

When gadget makers try to emphasize design, it can produce a mixed bag. Some products nail form, function and innovation simultaneously. Some just hit one or two of those. Others are disasters, missing the mark on all three — but with a fearlessness that leaves us amused.

Hit the jump for photos of eye-catching items from CES whose design is extremely notable, for better or for worse.