Controlling In Style

Controlling In Style

Hey ladies, why are remote controls so masculine in design? I mean, why hasn’t someone created a remote specifically for women, designed with a woman’s touch? Look no further because designer Chloe Fung has your back. Her Orbit Remote is to be worn like a bracelet, but has all the basic controls on board. So the next time your man watches something you despise, play a trick on him. Show him who’s really in control and doing it with style.

0 Designer: Chloe Fung

Skintile The Electronic Sensing Jewelry

Skintile The Electronic Sensing Jewelry

Body adornment that further explores emotional and physiological sensing. It explores a range of functionalities in new product forms that are playful, sensual, mood affected, bio activity stimulated, and arousal enhancing. It is a semi disposable, bio compatible, non-allergenic, breathable, mass customizable, self contained body worn accessory.

0 Design: Philips Design

Hold'em Down, Light'em Up

Hold’em Down, Light’em Up

USB thumb drives are everywhere. Many people have more than one and they’re easy to lose because of their small size. The Candle Holdem comes with 5 USB thumb drives with keychain attachments. When you plug one in, an LED lights up. From a distance, if you plug in all 5, they look like a set of candles. Now you will always know where to put your thumb drives and keys.

0 Designer: Chong Mingliang Sky

Philippe Starck Apprentice

Philippe Starck Apprentice

When you have 3 years working with Philippe Starck, your design sensibility is bound to lean towards the futuristic and esoteric. Jerome Olivet is now launching his own collection of leather goods starting with a City Bag and City Briefcase. Both bags welcome your iPod and mobile phone. Protected in a black glaze skin, it ergonomically merges with your body. Both bags will be hitting European stores at 87 and 171 Euros respectively.

0 Designer: Jerome Olivet

A Little Oregano On My Neck

A Little Oregano On My Neck

Basic and rudimentary organic shapes, inspired from cocoons and caterpillars, are interlocked to form a circle of containers for 8 different spices. Portable, these containers can be taken with you anywhere and everywhere as part of your mobile life. It may even be worn as a necklace. Every module has a different texture for tactile recognition. Manufactured out of polyamide, using Rapid Manufacturing technology a.k.a. rapid resin prototyping.

0 Designer: Hakan Gencol

Bankabank Makes Piggies Jealous

Bankabank Makes Piggies Jealous

It took nearly five years, but Detroit native David Sultana is counting on reinventing the traditional piggy bank with his vibrant, modern twist on coin storage; here’s the Bankabank.

0 Designer: David Sultana [ Available: UMA ]

Bendable Interior Object Now Avaliable!!!

Bendable Interior Object Now Avaliable!!!

BIO was first introduced in 2005 as a futuristic vision by the Swedish design studio Form Us With Love. The intention is to create unique products with focus on sustainability and environment in manufacturing, packaging, transportation, storing and assembly. We have been informed that it is now AVALIABLE!

0 Designer: Form Us With Love

Time Doesn't Have To Be That Accurate

Time Doesn’t Have To Be That Accurate

This is for all those people that never give you the exact time when you ask them. Face it, most of us do it. When we look at an analog clock, we don’t think 6:22, we think 6:20. Rounding off seems to be the fastest way to read time sans a digital watch.

0 Designer: Glen Adkins

Emergency Money Box

Emergency Money Box

Add coins at your own risk: only by smashing the glass can they be retrieved. As you watch your money literally build up, you will be torn between the desire to save more or cash in. With money rapidly disappearing into plastic cards and online transactions, the physical presence of ‘In Case of Emergency’ money box will make you think more carefully before you decide to splash out.

0 Designer: Becky Miller

2007 Pervisioni Collection Waxwatch & Birckshelf

2007 Pervisioni Collection Waxwatch & Birckshelf

Every candle has its own duration of burning. This is the starting point of our 12 hours Waxwatch. A simple overprint transforms a common candle into a sypathic a discreet time measure tool. Whether you are playing chess or having dinner, time runs decoratively backdrop.

0 Designer: Paul Kogelnig & Gabriel Heusser

Flo Backpack Looks Like Star Wars Bounty Hunter

Flo Backpack Looks Like Star Wars Bounty Hunter

The Flo backpack is a modular, ergonomic, and performance strength bag perfect for city trips to all day hikes. The rigid thermofoam bags come in three flavors; the urban day pack, the weekender, and the 5-day trekker – that quickly snap into the universal Flo frame. Made of lightweight molded plastic, the frame features large air channels to maintain breathability and a flexible core for unrestricted mobility.

0 Designer: Ivan Huber

Water Me When I Tilt

Water Me When I Tilt

The action of this vase illustrates the state of the flower within. Made from handcrafted pewter, the vase stands proud when it is full of water, though as the level of water evaporates, the vase starts to lie down. An obvious metaphor for life. A great visual cue to know when to add more water. Now you have no one but yourself to blame if you can’t keep that precious rose alive longer than 2 days.

0 Designer: David Sweeney, Jeff Virangkabutra & Michael Korn

Remington Bullet Casing Vase

Remington Bullet Casing Vase

The Rem Vase was inspired by the idea of deadly weapons as consumer product. The designer, Robert Langhorn, A Briton living in Brooklyn, New York, found it fascinating that he could buy weapons and ammunition in the same places that sold general household products.

0 Designer: Robert Langhorn