Wrap A Little Heat

Wrap A Little Heat

Portable burners are awesome for camping, but they do have their minor points like refilling gas and flames extinguishing during windy times. A good solution is using induction cooking stoves that are compact. The WrapStove here follows that norm and comes fitted with tiny magnets in the sleeve, to cling onto the vessel. It’s a flexible thang that is fashioned like a rolled up towel and wraps around the cooking pot. It switches-on only when the end tab is folded and the temperature is set via a touchscreen.

0 Designer: Wonchul Hwang

Dial W For Water

Dial W For Water

You don’t have to dial any alphabets for this faucet to work, but you do need to set the duration for the flow via the dial. The thought behind this dial-connection is of course eco-consciousness. A better style than those push button taps, where one push gets you enough water to just wet your hands and nothing else!

So dial wisely…5, 10, 15 seconds…or more!

0 Designer: Eun ji Byeon

Nurturing A Digital Flower

Nurturing A Digital Flower

There are benefits to nurturing this digital flowerpot called Bionic Humidifier. As you guessed it, proper care (regular top-ups of water) will ensure a healthy environment for your space. Tardy persons will be greeted with a dead, limp digital flower, which would have otherwise been blooming and humidifying the room!

0 Designer: Gonglue Jiang

Guessing Game Of The Month

Guessing Game Of The Month

What do you think this is? Hint….literally speaking it keeps the doctor away, but what it holds is a pot full of paradise!

0 Designer: Sungkuk Park

You Can Not Escape Watch

You Can Not Escape Watch

Look at that face. That’s a face you cannot escape. Looks like of like a labyrinth doesn’t it? Actually it’s based more around the swinging of the Earth around the Sun, and the Moon around the Earth, and the bird flying around my head. GET OUTTA HERE YA BIRD! And it looks so nice! It’s got no numbers, no hands, but it’s got a time about it, doesn’t it? Look at it for a moment, and you’ll see quite easily how you’re gonna know where you are in this continuum. And decide you must, how to serve yourself best: black leather or steel mesh!

0 Designer: Projects Design [ Buy it Here ]

Running Out Of USB Ports?

Running Out Of USB Ports?

One of the limitations on notebooks is the lack of USB ports in proportion to the number of devices we would like to hook up. An easy remedy these days is the USB Hub, but YD won’t be YD if we showcased run-of-the-mill solutions! So here’s the Infinite USB – an alternative plug on devices that kinda acts like a tag team. The design speaks for itself, so no point elaborating, however what we can do is talk about its effectiveness and limitations. For starters I don’t think we may be able to tag too many devices one behind the other.

0 Designer: Gonglue Jiang

No Time Like The Present

No Time Like The Present

Rarely do we feature a product you can actually buy so if you fancy this timepiece called the Watch3, keep reading. The numerics are printed on the underside of a sapphire crystal only revealed when the hour hand passes over. The dial itself is covered in luminova, a phosphorescent paint that glows for several hours after being exposed to light. The design is clean and unobtrusive. All the materials are of the highest quality steel, crystal and features ETA quartz movement; Swiss made and hand assembled in Biel.

0 Designer: Steven Götz (Buy it here)

It's A Portable Talking Box

It’s A Portable Talking Box

Designer Bill Gould hates mobile phones but broke down and bought one. Amused at the thought, his coworkers asked for a picture and Mr. Gould came up with the Edi-Mobile concept as a joke. With a background in Industrial Archeology, he designed a phone Edison would have loved. The crank initiates the call and there’s a slide out numeric keypad, but the best bit is the 50 lb lead battery required to operate it. Unlimited text messaging not included.

0 Designer: Bill Gould

A Simple Problem Deserves A Simple Solution

A Simple Problem Deserves A Simple Solution

Notice how most umbrella straps and fasteners only work unilaterally? Roll it up the wrong way and you’ve gotta undo it and start over. It’s never been an annoyance for me since I always make sure to roll it up the right way but that doesn’t mean it’s a problem that should be ignored. The Double Sided Umbrella uses a magnetic peg and ring so no matter which way you roll up the umbrella, it fastens in place.

0 Designers: Plenty

Sikker Is For Safety

Sikker Is For Safety

Oh but it’s much much more. The Sikker (Danish for safety) is a jack of all trades baby monitor, radio, alarm clock, and watch. One bracelet stays on baby; the other on parent. The units work in tandem with the base station to transmit basic biometric data about baby’s condition like temperature. The units also transmit sounds and even remotely play music for baby.

0 Designers: Jessica Mendoza & Henoc Monte

This Clock is Not Upside Down

This Clock is Not Upside Down

Hello you late to bedders, did you know we’re awake at the same time? The darkness makes it seem like you’re alone, but I will haunt you FOREVER! No, actually, what I’m saying is that lots of people, especially people who spend the majority of their time on these internets, stay up very late into the night (and usually into the morning then too.) Darkness, that’s where it’s at. It’s where all the good stuff happens if it’s winter, and it’s where it’s funny to run around in a tshirt in the summer. But once inside, we gonna need us a clock.

0 Designer: Tiancheng Luo

Laptop Morphs Into A Briefcase

Laptop Morphs Into A Briefcase

What strikes me most about the Playing By Heart (quite a fascinating name for a laptop!) concept is the simplistic way it tries to achieve its set goals. The goals being: portability, smooth looks, multi-level elevation, cooling & sleek form. All it takes is a handle on the back-end of the laptop, steel or aluminum finish for the cover and you have a rocking Laptop Briefcase in your hands! Think about it…no more laptop covers or sleeves either!

0 Designer: Zhang Shouze

This is No Imperial Lamp

This is No “Imperial” Lamp

Now, correct me if I’m wrong, but isn’t a lamp the last thing that comes to your mind when you think of the title “AT-AT Walker?” Me, for me, it does. It’s the last thing. But hold on here, wait, take a look at the lamp that goes with that title. It does bear a…very striking resemblance to the Star Wars dark side machine of death, does it not? Yes it does. And it’s a lamp! Who would have thought? It’s made by Life Goods for Ormond Editions to be a futuristic fantasy of luxury lighting.

0 Designer: Life Goods for Ormond Editions