Somewhere in the early 80′s, the ghetto blaster came up as a part of street culture, today it’s gone and people settle for cell phones, iPods and their miniature earplugs. All this can’t replace the experience of a real ghetto blaster. That was reason enough to re launch and redesign it as an extention for existing sound sources like the iPod.
Designer: Dirk Winkel
Originally created as a customization concept – the product appeals on both a functional & emotional level. You dictate how the product develops over time. Bored of how it looks Peel away, until you fall in love with the shoe all over again…
Designer: David Sheridan
“Melt” is an umbrella with a future. Every part of the umbrella has been considered from a sustainable point of view and consists of everything you need to start a small garden. It’s name is derived from the biodegradable agricultural film that creates the canopy and that will, under correct conditions, melt into the soil.
Designer: Chelsea McLemore
In Sweden alone, over a thousand riders fall off their horses every year. Four of them die. That statistic proves riding to be one of the most dangerous sports in Sweden. With an innovative and patented technology called Multidirectional Impact Protection System (MIPS) developed by leading scientists at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Karolinska Institutet (KI), the new MIPS-helmet protects the users 40% better than conventional helmets.
A panoramic view is an unbroken view of an entire surrounding area’. Often, this means one has to turn around 360 degrees, to receive this unbroken view. As we translate this to an image captured in print, the concept of Nikon 360 is the solution. Based on an ergonomic cylindrical form lens, the 360 is a camera that allows you take an all-round picture.
Designer: Ye Chen
Worrell, Inc. Designer Dan Clements created a product that helps proud parents safely and stylishly take their little ones out into the world. Wiegen, a refreshing take on the classic stroller, was designed for flexibility given ever-changing family dynamics.
Designer: Dan Clements
Corona is a solar-powered outdoor lighting system. It can be staked to the ground, attached to a wall, or simply placed on a table top. The Corona solar light’s solar voltaic cell transforms sunlight into energy during the day, and its LEDs automatically start to glow when the sun sets. It uses no glues or fasteners, making it simple to disassemble for recycling.
Designer: Shane Kohatsu [ Manufacturer: Corona ]
The Light Wave Surfboard is our latest innovation in Surfing from Santa Cruz Light Wells, Inc. The Light Wave can light up you’re board as you light up the wave. The Light Wave features headlights, rail light, fin lights and first for Surfing all together the tube light. The Light Wave rail light is controlled by a left or right handed dimmer switch. This will allow you to see you’re friend for the first time in a night time session.
A new alternative to the traditional aerosol spray paint can, the Epic Spray System combines a paint bag with a refillable CO2 canister. By replacing standard propellants, Epic is safer to use indoors without a mask, avoids the risk of paint explosion and is better for the environment. With its comfortable hand grip and visible color contents, Epic reduces mess and frustration for crafts hobbyists and DIYers.
Designer: Robert Swinton
The Adapt Electrical System is a portable unit that consists of an extension cord on a retractable reel, a surge protector and waterproof outlets that attach into docking ports along the cord. The system adapts to a user’s varied needs for outdoor electrical power, combining the service now provided by a jumble of incompatible, inefficient and unsafe items.
Designer: Drew Johnson
The observatory consist of tree buildings: One building for each of the telescope, and one warm room. Around the building small plateaus are placed for parking and putting up smaller telescope.
When people reach the observatory, the first thing they will see is the rather strange and unfamiliar view of two tall cocoons like structures and in front a distorted smaller wooden building.
Designer: MAPT Studio
If the idea of a fur hammock sounded good and that the idea of a double one sounded even better, then it is only when you see this impeccably-made creation by German design studio Bless that you realize it is a truly spectacular one. One prostrate moment suspended in its silky soft caresses will have you believing your name is Roger, that you sleep with a sidearm and that an adjacent Barbara Bach or some similarly naked double agent is begging you – rather persuasively – not to use it.
Designer: Bless Studio