Illuminated Pathway

Illuminated Pathway

Never get lost with this clever Navi-torch – a navigational torch that illuminates your pathway and guides you with an integrated compass. Its one of those designs that makes you wonder why you didn’t think of it before. Simple and intuitive to use, it’s a must-have for all camping and wilderness trips!

0 Designer: Jones He

Cooking Your Way

Cooking Your Way

Everyone’s got their own way of doing things in the kitchen. You might even say that it’s a place where one’s true self is revealed!  The ONE WAY series of cooking utensils was inspired by this notion and designed to cater not only to the average cook’s functional needs but also to their individual personas. One for the OCD chef who’s obsessed with precision. Another for the haphazard cook who insists on “eyeing it.” Check out the story behind each —>

0 Designer: Massimo Aurelio Cappella

Incredibly Easy E-Ink Keyboard

Incredibly Easy E-Ink Keyboard

This ingenious wireless keyboard concept goes beyond simple keystroke shortcuts to make life easier. The technologically advanced design utilizes e-ink technology in the form of a small e-ink screen behind each key that change dynamically when switching between applications or languages. It also features a large touchpad (with mulit-touch navigation for easier web browsing), superior indoor/outdoor readability as well as quiet tactile keys. DO WANT!

0 Designer: Jaasta

Go Go Green and Glam

Go Go Green and Glam

INU is stylish, state-of-the-art personal transportation that aims to make commuting within the city a cinch! Green and portable, it’s a fantastic option as a primary urban vehicle and is complimentary to public transportation. With one voice command or even a simple hand gesture from your smartphone it will automatically fold on its own! All you have to do is worry about getting from points A to B! Pre-order yours now!

0 Designer: Green Ride

Hi-Fi Furniture

Hi-Fi Furniture

The MM01 rethinks the way a sound system inhabits a space. Aesthetic and functional quality merge, culminating in an active speaker system with tube amplifiers. The equipment integrates Bluetooth tech, airplay, two mini plug, and two RCA inputs, making it possible to connect many devices, even a turntable. It’s so perfect for spinning records, in fact, that underneath its marble top is a layer of neoprene for complete sound cushioning!

0 Designer: mob

Community Tools

Community Tools

Love the idea of a shared toolbox for the community! The Tool Share system allows the free use of tools and is inspired by the idea of a sharing economy. One can borrow and return tools to this strategically placed vending machine and get about being the best handy-man!

0 Designers: Hong Uihwoan, Song Yoonji, Choi Seungho & Han Jisoo

The Share Box

The Share Box

Simplifying the process of sharing data, we have here the Share Box. Designed to be used without a computer or an Internet connection, this self-sufficient device is good enough to transfer the files by simply connecting two Share Boxes together. The video explains it all, have a look.

0 Designers: Eunsoo Kim & Yulim Choi

As Quiet as a Mouse

As Quiet as a Mouse

Kinda ironic that our primary computer peripheral is named after one of the quietest creatures even though it click click clicks away! The Jaasta mouse is the next generation of smart mouse tech with left/right buttons that bend gently without emitting any noise. No constant clicking sounds. Zero sound pollution. It’s also ergonomically designed to be as easy on your hands as it is your ears! Get it here!

0 Designer: Jaasta

The MacGyver of EDCs

The MacGyver of EDCs

The Tactical Marker transforms the ubiquitous every-day-carry Sharpie pen into a unique EDC tool that can also be used for camping, hiking, punching leather and sheet metal, or using as an awl, breaking hard ground, breaking and gripping ice, boating, prying, rope work… the list goes on and on! It includes 3 screw-on ends, referred to as the Tapper, Hammer and Spike, that can be used for various purposes. Vid after the jump!

0 Designer: Bobby Davis

Compass That Rules

Compass That Rules

Can you imagine using a compass without measuring out the distance first on the ruler? Yeah, two tools for just one job! The Ruler Compass is a merger of the two; when you move a leg of the compass, the gradation revolves to show the radius. The gear connected with the leg expresses the radius by moving the center axis. Simple? We need to try this NOW!

0 Designer: Min Keun Kwon

Good Things Come in Tiny Packages

Good Things Come in Tiny Packages

Designed as the little brother to the Smart Cloud, the Tiny Cloud might just be the cutest audio creation ever! Tiny Cloud features an LED reactive Bluetooth speaker, an ambient light mode, and a new “demo” mode that allows the user to experience all features simultaneously. It fits into any standard household light fitting and elegantly hangs from the ceiling on a single cord so you can plug and play in no time. See it in action after the jump and get it here!

0 Designer: Richard Clarkson Studio

A Home for Drones

A Home for Drones

Pylons Dronairports are an original infrastructure concept designed specifically for existing and future drone airways. The system is built from a series of elevated capsules to which drones can autonomously navigate and recharge. Once they land, the capsule encloses keeping the drone safe while it recharges. As a larger system, items can be delivered great lengths by means of transfer from station to station. Private users can also opt for their own Dronairport to receive deliveries or use as a hanger their own drone.

0 Designer: Joe Sardo and Federico Bruni

Hair Trap

Hair Trap

The one thing that disgusts me to the core is an unclean bathroom with drains full of hair! It’s simply yucky and cleaning such drains is even worse. The Hair Filter is a simple tool that makes cleaning clogged drains a breeze and without the fuss. It’s a functional thang that we all should invest in!

0 Designers: Yeon Taekwon, Jeon Minchang & Choi Seungho