Punch A Knife And Some Forks

Punch A Knife And Some Forks

To keep this story short, Bamboo Slips for Picnic is a very practical usage of bamboo and hemp, which results in this sheet of press-out cutlery. The thin sheet of bamboo features cut-outs of spoon, knife, and fork. Naturally you would use this disposable set at picnics or in school, office or on the go. The cool part is that you can creatively use the remainder portion as a coaster, a fruit plate or something equally imaginative.

0 Designers: Li Ya, Li Lei, Jiang Xiaofan, Zhai Zhen; Zhang Xiaolei from Jiangnan University

A Practical Screw

A Practical Screw

Who wouldn’t like a screw…umm screwdriver that’s practical! The Big O in this concept is that its offers better grip, with the handle swiveling a cool 90 degrees to stand perpendicular to the metal shaft. Now if you want to read a deeper meaning to this post, be my guest…because phrases like “force can be applied with a much stronger grip” and “toughest screws can be tightened more easily” makes me think of double meaning stuff!

0 Designers: Liu Yunlong , Jia Peng, Cheng Peng ,Wang Dongdong & Xin Yaoyao from Jiangnan University

Keep Guessing!

Keep Guessing!

Another round of guessing shall we?

Today’s hint is that this definitely won’t bite but it picks on YUMMY Stuff!

You know the rules…be honest and leave me a comment as to what you REALLY think this is; DON’T CHEAT…coz I TRUST you!

0 Designer: Damjan Stanković

Projection in Orbit!

Projection in Orbit!

You communist! You love projectors too. It’s been 52 years since the former USSR launched Sputnik. In celebration of the fabulous designtastic shape of the Sputnik, and due to the meaning of Sputnik: “traveling companion,” this entertainment companion is sure to get your eyeballs and mind straight into outer space – tout de suite! It’s a projector with a cuteness!

0 Designer: mintselect @ mintpass

Switches That Barge Out Of The Walls

Switches That Barge Out Of The Walls

Adding a dash of retro to modern functionality is always fun. Sometimes you get eccentric fashion like these Switchplate Covers that pop inches off the walls. Quirky and appealing all the same, they are ideal for someone like my mom who always has a lack of surfaces to display her crystals and knick-knacks.

0 Designers: Liz Kinnmark & Kegan Fisher [ Buy it Here ]

Double Crossing Tap

Double Crossing Tap

I wonder why no one thought of this before; what the Cycle-Basin is proposing here is very simple. Depending upon what you use the tap water for, you decide whether the gray water can be recycled or not, and then accordingly use the bottom tap to drain out the water into a bucket or let it go down the drain…literally. If you’re cleaning up some veggies, then naturally you can recycle that water for watering your plants. Get the drift?

0 Designers: Jie Hu, Hanwu Lin, Ran An, YuanFeng & Xianjing Zhang

Classy Water Stopper

Classy Water Stopper

When I first spied the WaterStoppingWater, it felt like déjà vu, simply because it has this uncanny resemblance to the DROPPA carafe by Ozgur Onal. Now I’m not going to get in to the bickering of who inspires who; the bottom line is that WaterStoppingWater has a very fluid design and represents a sink stopper in a very chic way.

0 Designers: Lunar Europe [ Buy it Here ]

Are You Green Hanger Savvy

Are You Green Hanger Savvy

Don’t tell me you didn’t get a tad bit influenced by the movie 2012 or seek out the 2012 phenomena? With dark notions like this looming ahead, it really makes me want to do good stuff now, this instant. Stuff like recycling paper and using it in many different forms. One such is the HangSavvy Eco-friendly Recycled Waste Paper Hangers. Stable enough to hold up to 10 kgs of weight and with the same lifespan as the normal steel or plastic hangers. Good quality, reasonable pricing and efficient packaging makes it a winner!

0 Designer: James Chu [ Buy it Here ]

Hang On The Rim

Hang On The Rim

All it takes is a hook-shaped carving in a paint brush to quantify it as an ingenious idea. Something that I’m willing to endorse! I may not be a house-painter but I can foresee the situation of someone getting this itch to scratch his nose (or butt). If he were using the Hanging Brush, then naturally he would just hang it by the rim of the paint can and scratch …. Superb!

0 Designers: Bang Jun Mo & You In Sik

Put That Baby in the Trunk!

Put That Baby in the Trunk!

OK all you moms… OK all you dads…! Listen up! It’s time you knew about putting your baby in the trunk! The “Trunk Stroller,” that is. Made by design geniousness in Seoul, this stroller folds down to the space you’ve got left over! And when you need to put the baby in it, it comes back up in a jiffy! Now I’ve got a stroller to stroll my baby in, and when I need it back down, it fits in the trunk of my car with plenty of space left for holiday presents!

0 Designers: Park Jungmin and Go Jingwon

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Tweet to Win The $1,800 HP Envy 15 Notebook

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Affair With Notefolio

Affair With Notefolio

Most of my friends get all awestruck and goofy when they lay their hands on the latest netbooks. For me it’s always been an affair with notebooks and paper; a case of old habits dying hard, because I grew up using portfolios and paper books. Stationery essentials like the Notefolio are just my types. It’s a gamut of things: a handy recycled chipboard cover with a note book inside, a folder with an envelope for business cards; plus a strong rubber band that holds it all together. Apt for an Executive Assistant like me!

0 Designer: Poketo [ Buy it Here ]

Embedded In Bed

Embedded In Bed

Satin sheets symbolizing luxury are getting geeky by the day! Imagine integrating a radio alarm clock within the Sheet! That’s the Melted Clock for you: a haptic, touch sensitive alarm with speakers and controls all embedded within your sheet. The three control icons are embroidered on the sheet and relevant to the operating elements on the outside edge of the bed sheet. Use the two in combo to set your radio frequency, alarm time etc. Essentially, you just feel your way through this system; IN YOUR FACE!

0 Designer: Florian Schärfer