Tweet and Like Me Even When I’m Dead!

Tweet and Like Me Even When I’m Dead!

I guess the E-Tomb makes complete sense for people like me who spend endless hours tweeting, Facebook-ing and blogging. It’s the kinda tombstone with Bluetooth and solar panels and stores your logs; friends and family can come over and access your virtual life from it and keep each other updated with anecdotes about you by uploading their stories to the tombstone. Sounds a bit spooky right now, but since RFID Tags for this are already popular, the next best thing has to be updates from the gave, and the world beyond!

0 Designers: Huang Jianbo, Zhao Ting, Wang Yushan, Ran Xiangfei & Mo Ran

Double Drum Wash

Double Drum Wash

What a clever thing…imagine using a washing machine with two drums, the first is a regular bloke that does its usual business and the second is convenient compartment in the front-loading-door that washes delicates or whites separately. The idea proposes at saving water, time and electricity by combining the two cycles. I think its brilliant!

0 Designer: Yoon Hyung Woo

Preserving The World Through Electronics Upgrades

Preserving The World Through Electronics Upgrades

We’ve got all this tech, right? And we use lots and lots of energy to make it all. When we switch to a new phone or drop our laptop, breaking the screen, getting a whole new laptop, we waste via the new energy we’re using creating a whole new set of objects. Instead, what designer Dominic Muren hopes to do is to create an environment where not only are our minds changed on the way we interact with our devices, but the way those devices are able to be fixed and upgraded.

0 Designer: Dominic Muren

Phallic Much?

Phallic Much?

Rise and Shine is a tribute to the Edison lightbulb which helped accelerate us into industrial era but after 130 years, it seems the light is finally dimming. The lightbulb will soon be banned from the EU and similar measures are taking place all over the world. In honor, this cheeky presentation shows the powerful rise of the lightbulb in a symbolic way – the brevity of existence.

0 Designer: Joost Wever

Wheels Of the Cycle Give Me Power…

Wheels Of the Cycle Give Me Power…

Power to juice up my gadgets, power to spike up my laptop! The idea behind re:energy concept is this: you ride the cycle and the wheels function as a generator to convert kinetic energy to power, and store the juice. When you run out of battery for your gadgets, recharge them by hooking them up to this unique cycle. A very do-able idea so you tech-specialists should have fun talking about this…on similar lines, we do have a pedal-driven washing machine invented!

0 Designers: Jinsik Kim and Boseung Seo

Look…My Phone Has A Tail!

Look…My Phone Has A Tail!

The cute little Mobile Tail instantly transforms your phone to a viewing display. The heartening inspiration behind this tail is One Hundred and One Dalmatians; thus the Dalmatian tail. It’s crafted from flexible liquid silicone rubber (LSR) – a non-reactive, high-purity material and attaches to any device via the suction cup. More than anything else, the idea of the tail and its sweet packaging makes it a must-want in my list!

0 Designers: Sangwoo Park & Jongwon Park

Suspension of Some Strong Colors

Suspension of Some Strong Colors

Once you’re inside this post, scroll down to the gallery and check out the color selections you’ve got when you’re going to consider your brand new Plera lamp. Power! Strength! That’s what’s going on here. This Plera is a new suspension lamp concept, the word plera meaning to funnel in Friulan, a language spoken in northeastern Italy. It’s a strange touch of two disparate materials for an excellent feel – not to be left crashing down!

0 Designer: Enrico Zanolla and Andrea Di Filippo of DZStudio

Coffee For My Dervish Darling!

Coffee For My Dervish Darling!

The Dervish Coffee Cup takes inspiration from the Sufi Saints and their attire. Flowing robes that spin around as they twirl to their enchanting music! This essence is captured perfectly in the coffee-cup set of two. The double-walled porcelain cup gives a safe grip, making the cup handle an unnecessary attachment. Thanks to the curvilinear form of the plate, it is very easy to hold and carry. Once together, the two parts transform into a single, fluent form, preventing any risk of spilling. I’d love to have a set for myself!

0 Designer: Kunter Sekercioglu for ZULAStars

Blind CC

Blind CC

The Credit Card for the Blind looks complicated but is quite simple to use. It uses the cardholder’s fingerprint (using fingerprint recognition software) as their signature and the Braille on the display for transaction details. An inbuilt speaker rattles-off the kind of products being paid for, thus giving the blind a complete account of the transaction autonomously. Giving them a completely secure and safe transaction.

0 Designer: Kwon Ki Nam

A Soapy Solution, One At A Time

A Soapy Solution, One At A Time

Conservationists are few and far between, so sometimes it really depends on how cleverly you design a product to get the desired eco-green results. It’s quite natural for us to keep the water running while we lather our hands, so how about designing a faucet that allows you to do only ONE thing at a time! Presenting the Anti Waste Faucet: it holds a soap dispenser on the top half and the water-tap in the bottom part. Pump the lever down to dispense soap and raise it up to turn on the water. Basically you squish some liquid soap into your hands, lather up and then pull the lever up for water to rinse your hand.

0 Designer: Junjie Zhang

Cover The Shaft!

Cover The Shaft!

A simple collapsible cover is what the Umbrella + design is all about. The ridged cover retracts near the handle stem and stays out of the way when in use. It glides back to the top, to cover the wet-dripping umbrella, making it easy for you to carry it indoors. Simple and effective!

0 Designers: Jisun Park and Nankyung Kim

Disadvantaged Little Tyke Can Swim!

Disadvantaged Little Tyke Can Swim!

It’s quite a heart breaking sight to watch wheelchair bound children not taking advantage of the swimming pool due to their limitations. The Little Mermaid is a floatation aid that is aimed at such children. It comes fitted with a hand-wheel that helps the child to navigate across the pool independently. So besides some hand exercise, the child can enjoy waddling in the water! Sweet!

0 Designers: Soyeon Park, Taeyeong Park & Hyeonjee Lee

By The Power Of Rings

By The Power Of Rings

The RIMA lamp is an awesome beauty that has what it takes to be artistic and fun. Four controller rings manage the whole show…sliding them left to right or vice versa illuminates the LEDs or switches them off. The heat, intensity, angle of the beam and color are controlled via these rings, however a processor, which detects the position of each single ring, regulates the actions.

0 Designer: Matthias Pinkert