Fashion-Inspired Insulin Delivery

Fashion-Inspired Insulin Delivery

Devina Kothari’s innovative solution for insulin delivery easily integrates into the user’s lifestyle with fashion-inspired wearable tech they can set and forget! It uses a closed-loop delivery method that detects blood glucose levels before slowly dispersing the appropriate insulin dosage. Not only automated, the process is also made pain-free by use of a micro-needle array where the diameter is smaller than that of a mosquito’s probe!

0 Designer: Devina Kothari

Power Of The Sunflower

Power Of The Sunflower

Trust Emami Design to come out with concepts that refine present iterations and take them to the next level by adding that extra layer of innovation. The Powerflower takes on the typical sunflower as solar power hub and what makes it innovative is that like the flower, this mechanical version follows the sun. Simple, clean design with an edge! Great going!

0 Designer: Emami Design

Light Powered by YOU

Light Powered by YOU

Flashlights can be your best friend in a power outage, but the last thing you need are dead batteries, so it makes sense that it charge from the most reliable power source available… YOU! That’s precisely the inspiration behind the Lume flashlight. It uses peltier plates to turn heat from your hands into usable energy. Its sculptural design is also more ergonomic and encourages the user to keep it displayed and handy rather than hidden.

0 Designer: Lane Stith

Time For A Griffin Emblem Watch

Time For A Griffin Emblem Watch

No matter how many digital versions you may get, none can replace the romanticism of owning a mechanical watch. It has the advantage of living through generations, and being passed on the family as a legacy. The showcasing of the movement through a skeletonized dial, the magic of the construction … irreplaceable! Perhaps this is why we encourage innovations like the Griffin Emblem Watch.

0 Designer: Alain Recuze [ Buy it Here ]

The Invisible Umbrella

The Invisible Umbrella

SRSLY! You won’t find any delicate nylon material to rip, or flimsy metal rods that’ll break… in fact, no canopy at all! Instead, this innovative design uses air flow to protect the user from rain. Call the Air Umbrella, it creates an invisible shield with multidirectional air-jets that dispel raindrops and keep the user dry. Though it looks high-tech, it’s actually quite simple. Better yet, it might just be available sooner than you think. Jump to the vid!

0 Designers: Various

The London Tube Transformed

The London Tube Transformed

PriestmanGoode’s concept for the New London Tube is inspired by contemporary London, its culture and architectural landmarks, and iconic British transport design. The walk-through train features air-cooled cars, digital screens for live updates, and wider doors for quicker turnaround. Natural finishes and materials in a palette of colors including charcoal, grey and oxblood were derived from looking at the heritage, architecture and landmarks of London. Watch the animation after the jump!

0 Designer: PriestmanGoode

Perfect Portable Tea

Perfect Portable Tea

Mychai is a personal, portable tea maker that helps you get your fix anytime, anywhere! Simply open and load the device with your favorite leaves and select one of four tea categories displayed on top. Then, drop it in 1-2 cups of water and it will automatically start heating to the ideal brewing temperature before dispensing the leaves. When brewing is complete, it scoops up the wet leaves for disposal, leaving you with the perfect cup each time!

0 Designer: Uttara Ghodke

Rethinking Smartphone Ergonomics

Rethinking Smartphone Ergonomics

The HTC e:volute:on is so named for the innovative features that make it more ergonomic. Specifically, the shape of the edges aim to make it easier to grip naturally and convenient to hold for extended amounts of time. Additionally, the design explores the use of a curved display which also allows the back side to comfortably curve into the user’s palm. Now, for the guts…

0 Designer: Hege

Finally … The Real Trash Can

Finally … The Real Trash Can

Take a bow Eco Trash Can, what simple and sensible design! What we have here is a trashcan with strategic grooves to hold plastic bags that can collect your daily trash. The plastic bags that can be used are the ones that you get back home from the grocery stores etc. Different sized bags can be used and there are no restrictions; it makes reuse of small plastic bags a hassle-free experience.

0 Designers: Hu Lingling & Zhang Baoyi

Why choose just one?

Why choose just one?

The Vialattea pendant, designed by Paolo Manganaro for Formabilio, immediately becomes the protagonist of your interior thanks to its unique character… or shall we say, many characters! The unconventional design is actually 4 unlikely shades playfully paired together. Kinda schizophrenic… but totally cool. Get it here!

0 Designer: Paolo Manganaro for Formabilio

Thin is In

Thin is In

The ITO lamp forms symbiosis between the latest in lighting technology and smart functionality. Its sharp, irregular, geometric aesthetic is formed by a pattern of ultra-thin, almost transparent OLED modules that can be individually controlled via the user’s smartphone. Turn one or all on/off, control brightness and set the mood with a simple press of a button or finger slide. See it in action after the jump!

0 Designer: Antonia Kuellmer

Four Season Boots With Kevlar + Tyvek – Oh Wow!

Four Season Boots With Kevlar + Tyvek – Oh Wow!

Boots are the first ones to go wet and squishy during unexpected showers and snow. And we all know that wet feet equal to chills and sniffles; so does this mean we need to invest in different shoes for different weather? NO! This is the new age and technology driven Footwear Company, THE UT.LAB, is out with a four-season boot named THE ARGONAUT. Its innovative, its urban and its for all of us!

0 Designer: THE UT.LAB [ Buy it Here ]

Leafless Lighting

Leafless Lighting

Out of the woods and into the home, the Gilka pendant lamp bring a bit of organic style to modern interiors. It’s irregular “branches” grow and descend from the ceiling, ending in LEDs that spotlight living space. Each integrated LED swivels and can be adjusted with a simple push to direct light exactly where desired. Suspended from a wire, the pendant can also be raised and lowered as needed.

0 Designer: Volodymyr Karalyus