Fitness and Style Combined

Fitness and Style Combined

At first glance, Vela might look like nothing more than a peculiar modern sculpture, but it’s actually the first of a new breed of exercise equipment designed for the aesthetically attuned user. The design thumbs its nose at other exercise bikes that, more often than not, end up an eye-sore in many people’s living rooms.

0 Designer: Lunar Studio

iPhone Nook

iPhone Nook

Gotta love this simple, attractive and user-focused Nook iPhone Alarm Clock! Nook features a tactile surface and ergonomic shape, making it comfortable and easy to use in both landscape and portrait modes. In addition, a Nook app is available as an easy-to-use, attractive alarm clock that perfectly suits the aesthetic of the pure white unit.

0 Designer: Rob Bye

Touring Trike

Touring Trike

Designed specifically for the busy streets of the Philippines, the Tarsier takes inspiration from the open-air design language of the area’s classic tourism vehicles. Customizable seating arrangements, panoramic visibility and all-electric power make it a great way to see the sights while being eco-friendly.

0 Designer: Allen Chester Zhang

Portable, Flexible and Versatile SLR

Portable, Flexible and Versatile SLR

If you seek these three qualities in an SLR, then Arti Patel has a solution for you. Her concept, All.Round SLR Camera works with a basic camera structure where photographs are captured using Universal Lens or Lens mount in front, and transferred through flexible circuits and wirings inside the mesh to an OLED screen at the back. The mesh gives you the advantage of 360-degree flexibility and helps capture pictures from any angle.

0 Designer: Arti Patel

Flexible Colander

Flexible Colander

The typical shape of a colander has undergone many changes and as we have seen earlier, many designers prefer a flat version. Adding to the lineup is this Flexible Colander, one that fits all sizes of IKEA 365+ series pans. Apparently this five-slot flat shape design makes it easy to store and transport. Crafted from PP (polypropylene), the base of the flexible colander is a silicon handle for the thumb.

0 Designer: Ho-Tzu (River) Cheng

The New London Skyline

The New London Skyline

Deviating from the standard norm of product design on Yanko Design, I’d like to bring your attention this classy instillation called “London” at a Samsung UK flagship store in Westfields Shopping Centre. The impeccable interaction and graphics of instillation is one thing to be noted, however I’d like you to focus on the futuristic architecture of the London skyline. Compared to the current skyline seen here, the future foresees an elevated transportation system and windmills blending in with the skyscrapers.

0 Designer: Factory Fifteen

A Bucket of Fresh Air

A Bucket of Fresh Air

This summer, how about gifting someone a bucket of fresh air! Floored you didn’t I? What we have here is FFFFFF!!! a bucket of desk / floor fan. Constructed from plastic & polyurethane, the concept is a quirky take on humble bucket. What I love is the compact form and utility as a mini cooler, keeping the summer heat at bay.

0 Designers: Ivan Colominas & Marco Fossati

Mother Nature's Tools

Mother Nature’s Tools

The hand-crafted Imajen Tools set aims to inspire an attitude of responsibility and sustainability by not only encouraging kids to interact with nature, but to understand the detrimental effects to the environment caused by plastics. Unlike generic plastic toys that usually get thrown away, the wooden tools make for a great looking hand-me-down that also instill a sense of play and exploration.

0 Designer: Kenji Huang

Exquisite Electrolier

Exquisite Electrolier

This modern interpretation of the chandelier brings a breath of fresh air to the classic ornament. To adjust to lighting needs, the chandelier can be closed to diffuse and focus light as a shade or opened to illuminate an entire room. A stylish design that’s as multifunctional as it is sophisticated. Hit the jump to see it in motion!

0 Designer: Denise Hachinger

Sports Pod of the Future

Sports Pod of the Future

Designed for 2025, the Fiat Prime City Car is a take on the ultra-compact personal pod of the future with a sporty aesthetic that’s geared toward the thrill seeker inside. A long list of technologies like drive by wire, brake by wire and steer by wire controls all aim to enhance the driving experience. The single seater (with a tad of space for groceries) positions the driver in the center, surrounded by a glass canopy that enhances the feeling of speed.

0 Designer: Joshua Shercliff

YD & red dot award: design concept Present the One Hour Free Registration Window

YD & red dot award: design concept Present the One Hour Free Registration Window

UPDATE 2: The Promo Code Expires on April 27th 23:59 SGT (Singapore Time), be sure to use it before that!

UPDATE: The promo is now over. Many thanks to all of you for participating, we have 2,461 registrations at the end of one hour!

The Golden Hour is back again! The one-hour window of opportunity is finally here for you to make the most of. As you know, a red dot award is a very prestigious feather in any designer’s cap. And what we have here is the chance to get a complete fee waiver for pre-judging entries only.

It’s a Purifier, Kettle and More!

It’s a Purifier, Kettle and More!

Wells Smart Mini is a water purifier that can pour out chilled drinking water and double up as an electric kettle. The idea is that spaces are reducing and family sizes are shrinking. So to keep pace with current trends of multi-functionality we have a one-stop solution for purified water that can be available chilled and for hot beverages using the kettle. The iPod docking station on top kinda takes the spunk out of the huge dispensers in sterile offices. Me really likes this!

0 Designers: Sang Keun Sim & Kyowon L&C Design Lab

I Shot the Sheriff

I Shot the Sheriff

And before you squeal on me, just know that the gun was a doorknob; a Gunshot Doorknob! I agree that we have enough of violence that permeates our subconscious mind. But for those who love lightsabers and think BB Guns are good fun, a quirky knob will be just that….quirky!

0 Designer: Hyunwoo Park