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Wooteik Lim

Casting a Shadow on Old Wall Clocks

…nes, cable boxes, alarm clocks, and microwaves are just a few examples of where time can be read at a glance. The need for a single centralized wall clock seems pointless unless you take its intrinsic design value to heart. For example, Definition of Time by Wooteik Lim (love the name) envisages a timepiece not really suited for easy time telling but the piece is quite sculptural easily making it a centerpiece in your home. Designer: Wooteik Lim…

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Hands-free Tie, Classy

…ired of hearing people say, “do you have me on speakerphone?” or how about “why is it echoing?” Avid hands-free headset users know the drill and no matter how sensitive the mic is, truth is the ear is just a tad too far away from the mouth. The Tie Up concept is a solve to that problem by placing the mic right below your mouth. Slide it up the lanyard to answer and conversely slide down to hang up.  Designer: Wooteik Lim…

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Don’t drop the soap…

…can sometimes have lethal results, whether by slip-or-fall or for our “legally challenged” citizens, that fate worse than death. Enter the “Soap Bank” by DesigNoDoubt, a brilliantly conceived idea that serves to efficiently wrangle that unruly soap. Simply slip the soap into the supplied slot and see how safe and squeaky clean savings can surely be. Simple. Designer: Wooteik Lim, Yeonha Jo, Sungwoo Park & Yoonha Paick…

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Watch Out! Don’t Cut Your Tongue

So here’s something different from usual posts. It’s not tech related, not I.D. per say, and tho simple, is plenty difficult to execute. Fragile candy sends a sharp message. I taste good but I’m also bad for you. Mmm no suspended fruit? I demand anything clear must have suspended fruit! Designer: Wooteik Lim…

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My Weight’s a Secret

…y on their minds, no pun intended. It’s one of those “I need to know, but don’t wanna look” situations some of us have had in our bathrooms. Sometimes a few self words of encouragement are necessary to prepare for the shock. Make it easier on yourself. The Secret Hole scale moves the “window of weight” right underneath your feet. Take a deep breath and take a peak when you’re ready. Designer: Wooteik Lim…

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Best of February 2008

…8 Alternate Dimensions Down Under by McBride Charles Ryan. Permalink Hits: 9757 7) Don’t Drop The Soap by Wooteik Lim. Permalink Hits: 10865 6) Hanging Printer by Jin Hee Kim, Hyung Il Kim & Woo Seok Park. Permalink Hits: 11326 5) iStick by Alexei Mikhailov. Permalink Hits: 13958 4) SMS And Email Pen by Reuben Png. Permalink Hits: 14033 3) Magnetic Curtains by Florian Krautli. Permalink Hits: 15745 2) Yuno PC by Jason Farsai. Permalink…

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Blow-up Mouse

The Jelly Click takes mouse portability to the extreme. All the electronic circuity lives on a small flexible board. The body itself is just soft plastic. Whenever you need a mouse, blow up the Jelly Click, attach the USB cable and you’re good to go.  As a bonus, it’s a total floaty for you swimming challenged people. Designer: Bongkun Shin, Heungkyo Seo, Jiwoong Hwang & Wooteik Lim…

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