Get Scentimental

Get Scentimental

Cleverly called “Scentimental,” this diffuser tantalizes multiple senses- not just smell! By scenting the spinning top diffusers, users can release beautiful aromas as they spin across surfaces. Aromatic and mesmerizing, they’re a fresh, fun, interactive way to bring people together. Create olfactory-reinforced memories that can later be recalled by the same nostalgic scents for years to come!

0 Designer: Samuel Bond

A Stationary Bike with Style

A Stationary Bike with Style

The days of the stationary bike are gone but the modern urban dweller’s desire for physical well-being lives on… so long as it looks good! For the discerning fitness freak, Loop brings back the convenience of at-home cardiovascular workouts with simple and approachable style. As far as cycle machines go, it’s ultra-minimal with reduced knobs and dials as well as an internal flyweight that runs on magnetic resistance rather than belts to ensure the ride is as smooth as its looks.  

0 Designer: Nosh Studio

Not for Arachnophobes

Not for Arachnophobes

Named the Spider Lamp for the 8 “legs” that form its structure, this arachnid-inspired design can be used as pendant or table lamp depending on the user’s preference. Its simplistic construction of plywood held together with box joints makes it easy to assemble, store and ship. A single screw, socket and braided textile cord of the users choosing are all that’s required to complete this spider-like accent light.

0 Designer: Fyodor Lazariev

Friday Giveaway: 360° Industrial Design by Arman Emami – 5 Books to be WON

Friday Giveaway: 360° Industrial Design by Arman Emami – 5 Books to be WON

We began Monday morning with a few lessons on Industrial Design and how to survive the whole competition scene and emerge as a winner. We wrap up the week with an incredible interview with the man himself – Arman Emami; and a chance to WIN the book ‘360° Industrial Design.’ Five lucky winners will win the book! Hit the jump for details.

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Home Weights Made Easy

Home Weights Made Easy

Similar to both kettlebells and sand weights, the Petball is a fitness accessory that transforms any standard plastic bottle into an easily customizable free weight. Simply adjust the water level to achieve the perfect weight each time. With just one simple addition, users can perform a variety of exercises ranging from snatches to weighted jogging and have a refreshing thirst-quencher ready and waiting at the end!

0 Designer: Kyu-Hyun Lee

Future Farm Tools

Future Farm Tools

Beehive is a new concept of agricultural vehicle based on the OPOC (opposed-piston, opposed cylinder) engine by EcoMotors. The dual-part design includes two distinct units: one capable of carrying up to 10 workers with plenty of cargo space, and the other which can be used asa  walk-behind two-wheeled tiller with multi-purpose agricultural attachments. Vid after the jump!

0 Designer: JJ Hwang

A Future Fit Band for Diabetes

A Future Fit Band for Diabetes

Glycount is a wearable diabetes management system based on near-future tech that enables users to measure blood sugar levels instantaneously, continuously and without any invasive skin pricking. A long-lasting E-ink display relays vitals in real time and displays reminders for insulin and pill dosage times. A tethered connection keeps kin and doctors in-the-know and allows all involved to review personalized sugar trend graphs for better management.

0 Designer: Indrajeet Bakhale

Remember The Radio?

Remember The Radio?

Take a good look around you and I bet you won’t find a spot for a radio. With apps on Smartphones, do we really have a place for these long forgotten devices? Like Queen sang soulfully “Radio Ga Ga”, you go ahead and refresh your memory with this romanticized version called the Philips Echo Radio Concept.

0 Designer: Dhaneesh P

The Butchest Bug

The Butchest Bug

Apera Motors, a young and progressive start-up, has breathed new life into the iconic Beetle to both preserve its heritage and modernize the bug! Based on a VW 1974 Super Beetle platform, the Apera TUPAR’s design reflect the retro look while a twin boxer turbo engine with more than 500 bhp gives drivers way more than just a putter.

0 Designer: A.Deniz Özbarli

Quite Simply, the Rest Chair

Quite Simply, the Rest Chair

As straightforward as its name, this modern seating design features a material combination of injection-molded plastic and solid wood. What would otherwise be a more formal style is instantly transformed to a playful character with its vibrant arms and seat back while its dynamic shapes invite the user’s touch and exploration of its contrasting construction.

0 Designer: Tom Sela

The Touch-less Tap

The Touch-less Tap

Are you one of those people who hates touching the faucet after you’ve washed your hands? Mind you, it’s a little OCD, but totally makes sense consider those handles are riddled with germs! The Timing Tap was designed for you. Unlike older models of push-button timed taps, this design’s digital display allows you to set the running duration  and even gives you a countdown of how long you have left to get rinsed. It’s cleaner, water-saving genius!

0 Designer: Chako T Kalacherry

Color Cube Your Way

Color Cube Your Way

Colors surround us. As a creative, you obsess over color everyday but struggle when trying to match or use an exact color in your projects. Now you can finally ditch those heavy swatch books and speed up your creativity with Cube, a sleek and innovative color capturing tool that pairs with your smart devices.

0 Designer: Swatchmate [ Buy it Here ]

Skip Smarter

Skip Smarter

With Apple Watch building its focus on fitness, it’s kinda given that regular fitness gears should adapt to the Smartness revolution. Keeping in pace is the ‘Smart Rope’, which is a LED-embedded jump rope. It syncs with your smartphone, creating an “anywhere, anytime” fitness experience.

0 Designer: Deokhee Jeong - Tanagram Factory