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Jaehyung Hong

Keeping Earphones Tidy

Earphones can be a pain since they magically tangle no matter how neatly you pack them. This earphone concept by Jaehyung Hong keeps things tidy by running the cables thru a small plastic lanyard with integrated controls. When your earphones aren’t in use, just roll them up, pop the earbuds into the slot and you’re good to go. Designer: Jaehyung Hong…

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Button Down Tunes

Plenty of designers have attempted to fuse fashion with gadgets. Most have been unsuccessful with often designs that were either complicated, cumbersome or just plain ugly. Here is an item that is simplicity at its best. The “Wire Button” by Jaehyung Hong untangles your headphone cables for your listening pleasure and looks subtle enough to avoid being branded a gadget geek. Designer: Jaehyung Hong…

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Shooting Dice

…because I’m a person of the computer age and numeric dice are just so yesterday to me. That’s where Jaehyung Hong’s keyboard dice come in. Each die is made up of keys from discarded keyboards. Slap on some simple rules and BAM, you’ve got yourself a game. So the next time you come across a group of people shootin’ dice in an alley, drop the keyboard dice and show ’em how it should be done in 2007. Game rules ‘+…

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Paperclip Hanger

I’m not one to hang my unmentionables. No those items go into a drawer but for those of you who like to hang your undies, you might like this paperclip inspired Clip Hanger. Looking like a giant paperclip with an extra hook, you simply slip on your panties, bras, briefs, boxers, socks, knickers, girdle, bustle… okay maybe I’m going too far but you get the idea. Designer: Jaehyung Hong…

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Help An Octopus Find His Legs

Here’s a great way to get kids involved with cleaning up the beach. This toy octopus is missing his 8 legs. You’re supposed to find plastic bottles and screw them on to become his legs. Once you get all 8, he’ll be buoyant enough to float. Designer: Jaehyung Hong…

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Now, Which One Is Mine?

…other. So instead of taking your chances, you have to go and dirty up another cup. Folding Cup is a new design to rid us of worries from drinking from someone else’s cup. With a design around the bottom of the cup, you can choose to mark your own cup by choosing a combination of letters, numbers or symbols unique to yourself. No two cups will be alike. You can always know exactly where your cup is without question. Designer: Jaehyung Hong…

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Not Just An Eraser, It’s Ultraser

…. Problem is those rectangular dry erasers aren’t exactly ergonomic, especially when you have a huge board to clean. That’s where the Ultraser steps in. Truth be told, it’s just a plastic disc with a nice big handle. You slip the dry eraser underneath and have at it. I’m not sure how this design makes an eraser “ultra” but hey, if it keeps my hands from getting hurt, I’ll try one. Designer: Jaehyung Hong…

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Design Digest Vol.10

iCover by Nick Ross. Foliage Table by Letao Tao. Fried Egg Candle by Jaehyung Hong. Cycle Bag by Iohanna Pani. Burberry Mixer by Peter Andersson. iCover by Nick Ross. The iCover discards the unnecessary branding of the distinct iPod earphones and replaces it with coffin covers symbolising the killing off of the visual branding of the product. Foliage Table by Letao Tao. Table inspired by nature, infused with elements of Asian architecture and w…

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