Sculptural Solar-Harnessing Specimen

Sculptural Solar-Harnessing Specimen

Inspired by bonsai trees and fractal patterns found in nature, Electree Mini provides solar-derived power to environments typically void of renewable energy. The modular design stores solar energy in small batteries so you can use them directly to power appliances like remote controls or flashlights. 2 other models, Electree + LED and Electree + USB, turn your solar tree into a color changing lantern and USB phone charging station respectively. Green thumb not required! DO WANT!

0 Designer: Vivien Muller

Last Minute Fire Escape

Last Minute Fire Escape

Intended as a last resort lifesaver, Xitus is a product that allows a building’s occupants to safely descend to ground level when extreme conditions are present. The product is deployed and positioned over a window ledge where the user can secure it with floor mounts before securing a safety line. After climbing over, a controlled descent device slows the person to the ground carefully so they can quickly unclip and allow the next person to descend to safety.

0 Designer: Jonathan Lowe

Chopping In A Flash

Chopping In A Flash

The Lightsaber Knife is not exactly what every Star Wars fan would imagine it to be, however to its credit, it does have some sci-fi elements to it. The knife uses Liquidmetal to produce a perfect quality knife, one that slices, dices, chops and smashes with ease. A good quality knife can make or break a cooking experience and this knife features five different kinds of blades, so that you can enjoy the process.

0 Designer: Chia-yu Yeh

Perfect Travel Mate

Perfect Travel Mate

One of the constant worries that you have as a frequent flier is the weight of your check-in luggage. At the back of your mind this aspect always plays heavy and to combat it we have here the Travel Mate concept. This wired-lock-weight machine combo is the ideal companion. It weighs the bag as well as locks it securely. Have a look inside to see how it works.

0 Designer: Hye-won Jeong

A Backcountry Skier's Best Friend

A Backcountry Skier’s Best Friend

Surprisingly, most backcountry skiers who die in avalanches aren’t killed by the sheer destructive power of the avalanche itself… but because they suffocate while buried under snow. The Aeros helmet is one simple & quick way to make survival more likely in the event of an avalanche. It not only protects the head & neck from injury, but creates an air pocket in front of the face so the wearer can breathe, offering more time for victims to activate other safety gear & for rescuers to locate those who are buried.

0 Designer: Christina Hsu

Glow On the Go!

Glow On the Go!

The Kangaroo Light is portable, playful and flexible lighting product designed to fit inside your bag! Illuminate the inside of your bag to help find things, or pull it out and use it for reading, crafts or even give it to kids as the ultimate nightlight. Built-in to the soft white pouch is an accelerometer that also enables interaction with its 24 integrated LEDs that flicker, fade and change intensity, making it a playful companion. See it in action after the jump!

0 Designer: Studio Banana Things

The Stitch Pen

The Stitch Pen

Imagine a pen that mends your clothing by printing fabric! The ripped portion gets a brand new printed patch of the same fabric and a quick-fix repair. I HATE stitching and always shy away from mending torn clothes and this Fabric Pen is the perfect answer! Simply because it is a sewing kit in your pocket and doesn’t require any effort of sewing on your part.

0 Designer: Ingrida Kazėnaitė

New Nunchuck For Jackie Chan

New Nunchuck For Jackie Chan

Based on the versatility of the Nunchucks, we have here a namesake set of speakers that are fashioned as cylindrical sets that work with your iPhone, iPad and other gadgets. Crafted from silicone, they connect via Bluetooth and can provide enhanced woofer performance. They also double up as a stand for your device. The silicone cord allows you to hang the speakers anywhere – even around your neck! So go crazy with the way you carry them!

0 Designers: Zheng Yu, Guo Feng, Hu Zhichao, Kong Hongqiang, Wang Bo and Wu Tian

Music on the Moov

Music on the Moov

MoovBox is a portable synthesizer that aims to revolutionize music listening by introducing an active approach to mixing audio while on the move. Like the iconic Moog, the MoovBox makes it easy to modify notes- simply adjust any combination of  the 7 knobs by rolling or sliding. Better yet, users can compose or add layers of their favorite string, wind or percussion instrument by using natural gestures. Need some guitar? Use your fingers to play like a fret board! Horns? Key and blow like a trumpet!

0 Designers: Roberto Maurizio Paura, Francesco Mammetti, & Gilles Traditi

The Iron Man of Firefighting

The Iron Man of Firefighting

Imagine climbing upwards of a grueling 50 flights of stairs while wearing 30 pounds of gear. That’s the reality for many high-rise firefighters. A little help would be nice, right?! That’s where the AFA Powered Exoskeleton comes in. Strapped over the firefighter’s gear, the device provides supplemental muscle to aid performance in walking, running and carrying up to 200 lbs.. Enough to carry equipment or even injured victims in time-crucial emergency situations. 

0 Designer: Ken Chen

The Essential Loft Table

The Essential Loft Table

Designed with no visible fixing details, the Loft table provides a simple, seamless look suitable for everywhere from the classy office to stylish home. Its material construction of glass, metal and wood offers an airy, light aesthetic that won’t weigh down a room. Not only pretty, Loft also offers flexible use as the table height can be adjusted from the metal lids of the main structure.

0 Designer: Hakan Gürsu

Clean Air... Everywhere!

Clean Air… Everywhere!

We usually think of air ionizers as large, floor-mounted, wall-plugged units but this technology can actually be scaled down to a personal size that’s portable anywhere. The EVE Ionizer Power Bank fits anywhere air needs to be cleaned whether it’s the car, kitchen or your desk at work! Leave it to charge or throw it in a bag to take with you, either way you’ll be saving yourself from second hand smoke, cooking fumes, dust and more!

0 Designer: Stylepie

Turning Stove To Dinner Table And Around

Turning Stove To Dinner Table And Around

ENYO is an innovative appliance that brings cooking back to the table. Designed aesthetically with furniture cues, the cook-top fits into a living or dining room, like a glove. The module consists of a freestanding table plus a ceiling element that supports both a timed self-cooking mode as well as a social cooking situation. There is a flexible cooking mat placed centrally and with the help of the projector in the ceiling, you can project and an interactive cooking experience.

0 Designer: Aaron Wansch