Super Sensing Smart Trinket

Super Sensing Smart Trinket

Working in tandem with a user’s smartphone, Sensbloks are an array of interchangeable sensors that can collect a variety of parameters and alert the user. For example, the first is called “Atmoblok” and allows you to monitor air quality, UV index, temperature, humidity and atmospheric pressure data which are relayed to your phone for easy deciphering. Possibilities for other applications are endless! Smoke alarms, security systems, motion detection… you get the idea!

0 Designer: GivingShape for Sensaris

A Home for Your Headphones

A Home for Your Headphones

From the makers of the ingenious Slate Mobile AirDesk and its big brother SlatePro comes the latest in creative storage. Take it from us, these guys know organization! ! It’s called the Beats by Dre Station and, as you might’ve guessed from the name, it’s the perfect place to keep your precious cans! Crafted from a single sheet of bamboo, it pairs perfectly with your desktop and even has a place to dock your iPhone or iPod. Get it here!

0 Designer: iSkelter

Headphones Inspired by YOU

Headphones Inspired by YOU

When we think of “biomimicry,” we usually expect an exotic, animal-inspired advancement… but let’s not forget the untapped resource we carry with us every day: our own amazing bodies!  The Canal Headphones are a perfect example of human-biomicry that utilize a series of interlocking and twisting canals that acoustically enhance music as it makes its way to the ears. Think of them as an extension of your own hearing system!

0 Designer: Michael Lahood

The Better Better:Re

The Better Better:Re

Better:Re is an electric power pack that can charge digital devices using discarded batteries. We typically tend to outgrow our mobile phones in about two years and while most components are recycled, the battery is often neglected. To give them a more meaningful after-life, this charger acts as an emergency short-term solution for on the go. It’s good for cameras, tablets, phones and other portable devices.

0 Designer: Kiyong Shin

Mouse Around With Both Hands

Mouse Around With Both Hands

The world is full of lefties and righties. While righties are dominant, it’s only fair to come up with neutral design solutions that can cater to both the segments. The Both Mouse Ergonomics is an ergonomic mouse that can be used with either hand. With a simple manipulation of moving the top of the mouse from left to right, we have the perfect mouse. The front button toggles between the left- and right-handed click settings.

0 Designer: Young Jo

Play to Learn Guitar

Play to Learn Guitar

Musical Minds is a digital tutor system that aims to increase people’s motivation to learn guitar by helping users to develop their own music and then instructing on how to play it. Using a convenient sensor pad and tangible “notes,” users can create chord progressions, then transfer that song to an accompanying application which will give step-by-step directions on how to perform it with the instrument. See it in action —>

0 Designer: Michael Apostolides

Get Noticed in a Moment

Get Noticed in a Moment

The Moment Smartwatch, that is! While other smartwatch designs seems stuck on replicating the classic watch form, Moment is more similar to a bangle  or wristband(don’t worry guys, it’s extremely gender neutral). This thinking outside the box allows for use of a flexible e-paper display with maximum efficiency, a larger message board for easy reading and, best of all, a FULL QWERTY KEYBOARD! Not to mention, a whopping 30 days of charge, biometric apps, an inductive charging system and more! It’s coming soon, so check out the vid for more!

0 Designer: Momentum Labs

Pint-size Portable Audio With a Punch

Pint-size Portable Audio With a Punch

No larger than the palm of your hand, the Maru speaker concept is the compact choice for BIG sound. Within its minimal frame is a hallow space concealing a 360° speaker for multidirectional, hi-def audio that sounds larger than the source. Its form not only envelopes a space in music, but keeps the delicate parts out of harms way. Its sleek, modern look and straightforward functionality are minimalistic perfection!

0 Designer: Darrien Tu

Doctor Fish For Clothes

Doctor Fish For Clothes

Have you ever experienced a Doctor Fish pedicure? It’s basically this school of fish in a tub of water, where you soak your feet in and they come and nibble on the dead skin of your feet. Based on this idea is the Pecera Robot Fish Washing Machine, a very interesting concept that doesn’t require any detergents and saves water.

0 Designer: Chan Yeop Jeong

Finally, Rest for the Weary!

Finally, Rest for the Weary!

Can’t sleep because of all the noise? No prob! Ipno allows you to find sleep even in the most disruptive of environments. This personal-size speaker broadcasts white noise: a sound that includes all frequencies and has hypnotic qualities that allow the brain to disconnect external noise while soothing the heart rate and clearing the mind. Good things when you’re trying to catch ZZZs! Simultaneously, microphones in the back capture surrounding noise which is then transmitted to a Digital Signal Processor to cancel out the external noise.

0 Designer: Clémence Germain

Audio on a Roll

Audio on a Roll

Rolling Konus is a pioneering chassis for various types of speakers, including woofers, tweeters and more. At the heart of the design is an exhaust nozzle with variable geometry inspired by jet engines. The result is crystal-clear, high-definition sound that users can easily position with just a push!

0 Designer: Joe Sardo

This Ain't No Domino's Drone

This Ain’t No Domino’s Drone

With big companies like Amazon and even Domino’s Pizza conducting serious UAV tests, the age of the private drone is right around the corner. This concept explores the more serious side of drone deliveries, aiming to give the medical industry a super-fast way to transmit everything from drugs and vitamins to blood banks and even organs! The unique design allows for vertical takeoff before transitioning into a full glide to the destination where it agains drops vertically. Upon arrival, recipients can unlock the contents using a secure touchscreen.

0 Designer: WiGL Design

Tablet Me Timbrrs!

Tablet Me Timbrrs!

Natural cedar wood meets modern tech in this attractive, machined, hand-finished stylus for your tablet. Each Timbrr is unique to the grain of the tree it was born from, bringing  the warmth, natural feel, and even the aroma of the cedar wood to your finger tips! Better yet, it develops a natural patina with use, so each is truly unique to the user. Check out the vid after the jump!

0 Designers: Dominic Peralta & Jon Corpuz