Daym. Biomimicry in all its Glory

Daym. Biomimicry in all its Glory

Looking like a prop from a sci-fi movie, Daym by Andreas Martin, is a self deciding robot that carries everyday goods throughout the day and is much a companion as he is a high-tech bee inspired satchel bag. Nimble of body and sound of mind, this concept isn’t as wild as it first appears. View the designer’s whole process here.

0 Designer: Andreas Martin

Looks Can Be Deceiving

Looks Can Be Deceiving

Consisting of 3 stools and a dining chair, the Shell seating group is designed by Sydney design group Nicholls-Scott. Looking as if they were pulled straight off of the bat-mobile, Shell furniture is made from 2.0mm sheet aluminum, which is then cut and molded for durability and strength. Nicholls-Scott design with the sole purpose of lessoning their environmental footprint and creating a more sustainable manufacturing process.

0 Designer: Nicholls+Scott Studio

Didactic Puzzle Gives My Brain Ouchies

Didactic Puzzle Gives My Brain Ouchies

I’m all for brain teasing toys but I never had a knack for them. I blame my parents. Don’t make the same mistake and get your kids an OBLO – a 3D didactic puzzle sure to gift them with powers in spacial geometry. Designer Marko Pavlovic believes it engages children on an emotional level and encourages growth thru the development of investigative and problem solving skills. Intrigued?

0 Designer: Marko Pavlovic

Voice Stick

Voice Stick

Braille is still the standard when it comes to helping the visually impaired read. Unfortunately translating text into braille is costly and time consuming thus the disproportionate number of braille books. Voice Stick is an advance optical character recognition scanner designed to make all books available to the visually impaired.

0 Designer: Sungwoo Park

Grass Balls. No You Cannot Smoke it

Grass Balls. No You Cannot Smoke it

Grass cutting is a bore, but even the most monotonous chores can be remedied if you make it fun. The Muwi concept is an automated mower barreled shape to compact grass cuttings into balls and disks for, get this. . . to play with. Of course if you’re the type that hates grass stains, these balls and disks are also perfect as compost fertilizer.

0 Designer: Yuli Sung

Bam Bam Baby

Bam Bam Baby

I want my tricycle! When I was a kid, I had a big wheels trike made of thick hard plastic. I took that thing everywhere, complete with handle bar tassels thank you very much. Nowadays living with a delicate footprint is important and thats trickled its way down to kid’s toys. Take for example the Bam Bam Baby trike.

0 Designer: Andrew Grigor

Lone Speaker Drone is Louder in a Hive

Lone Speaker Drone is Louder in a Hive

This simple, rugged speaker called the Hive Audio System for outdoor entertaining features a sound tube that protects the speaker from the elements and amplifies sound as it reverberates. The bell is completely translucent with a rugged base for stability. This speaker works wirelessly from a main station unit and can be linked to other liked units for multiple sound outputs forming a hive.

0 Designer: Christopher Stuart

Hi-LIGHTer

Hi-LIGHTer

Need a little added light to your office space? Tired of drab, boring typical office lighting and décor? Well grab a Lighter from designer Alexander Lyapunov. The Lighter, which is still in production getting it’s kinks worked out, closely resembles a hi-light marker that is used to hi-light text, however the Lighter which is lit up by a Phillips fluorescent bulb, will create a nice glow around your office while you work or are sitting in an office meeting.

0 Designer: Alexander Lyapunov

I’ve Got Kurage

I’ve Got Kurage

Or better yet, I wish I had it. Kurage3 is a fiber optic light that by adjusting its curve, creates a brighter or more dimming illumination. The 3rd light in a series of three, Kurage3’s fiber optic cable is 1.5 mm thick compared to its’ 1.0mm predecessors which creates a brighter, illuminating effect. I think I am in love.

0 Designer: Schemata Studio

A Futuristic Ferrari. Speed is a Given but Automated

A Futuristic Ferrari. Speed is a Given but Automated

Designer Iman Maghsoudi believes driving cars in the future will be akin to operating a PC while traveling 200 km/h. Humans lacks the concentration and dexterity required to handle such a task but the inevitably of hyper-computerized vehicles is a truth we can’t avoid. Monza is built for speed but smart enough to drive itself.

0 Designer: Iman Maghsoudi

Compose Music All High Tech Like

Compose Music All High Tech Like

Have you ever caught yourself whistling a made up tune and thought to yourself, “hey this could be a hit song!” Those moments of inspiration are fleeting but with the Compose concept, you can compose anywhere.

0 Designer: Ouyang Xi

Teapot Wants to be an Ostrich

Teapot Wants to be an Ostrich

A quick glance at the Avestruz Tea Set and it may not be apparent it’s inspired by an ostrich with its head in the ground. A novel idea that serves no intrinsic value but the aesthetic is kind of charming don’t you think. My only question is if the handle is the neck, then the spout is the…?

0 Designer: Daniel Marcelo Salvatore

MENU Black Titanium Review

MENU Black Titanium Review

Lets be posh for a moment. Lets pretend I’m some wildly dandy gentleman who jet sets all over but my accoutrements don’t match the lifestyle. If you’re into luxury, style, a a bit of opulence then you might like the Black Titanium Collection by MENU. It consists of luggage tags, a mobile charging cradle, a business card case, and a credit card holder. Read on!

0 Designer: Aurélien Barbry