A Seat for Meetings

A Seat for Meetings

Inspired by the mathematical harmony set out in Palladio’s own rules of architecture published in Quattro Libri Dell’Architecttura, La Rotonda is a table and chair set designed to recreate the perfect meeting place – a spot to exchange ideas, just like the famous monument it’s named after.

0 Designer: Andrea Di Filippo & Enrico Zanolla

Real Sharpness Comes Without Effort

Real Sharpness Comes Without Effort

Knives scare the hell out of me. Sharpening knives is pretty much out of the question. I’m no Chao San Poi. But this fully-enclosed knife sharpener seems to be the key to precise cuts for those who only like to be near the blunt side of the blade.

0 Designer: Adam Clark

Holy Driver

Holy Driver

You’ve been down too long in the lost-bits sea! Tom Murray’s Ring Driver’s got all the bits you need attached. See what I mean? Superb simplicity for college students or people on the move; people who only need the bits necessary for those easy-to-contstruct furniture pieces who’d love to have it all in one solid hand-held tool.

0 Designer: Tom Murray

Bike for Power!

Bike for Power!

The OHM is a hand-held sized energy device for cyclists. As it’s explained below, this device uses magnets and a dynamo to collect energy which can in turn be used to power up your phone or other chargeable device. Now you too can declare yourself independent of power plugs and cigarette lighters forever!

0 Designer: Xavier Unwin

SENZ Umbrella Review. Marry Poppins Watch Out!

SENZ Umbrella Review. Marry Poppins Watch Out!

The SENZ Umbrella is the most unique umbrella I’ve ever seen and used and that’s saying a lot because how “designed” can an umbrella be? What makes the SENZ different is its aerodynamic shape which keeps rain off your back and withstands up to 70 mph winds. I tried it out and found a couple other unique features that make this umbrella a must have for any rain drenched area.

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Edit Video on Video, Confused?

Edit Video on Video, Confused?

Okay so recording video is pretty simple nowadays. Companies have pretty much aced usability and made it super easy for even the most tech-challenged. Problem is a lot of video stays in memory, unedited and uninteresting because editing is a little harder than pushing a button. Of course people with Macs know iMovie does a great job editing video (OMG did I just plug Apple?) but what about the rest of us? Maybe you need the Video concept.

0 Designer: Jonas Buck

Loop Concept is all Solar Panels and Touchscreen Windows

Loop Concept is all Solar Panels and Touchscreen Windows

Loop explores the relationships between the present and the future. Loop is Peugeot’s green thinking for tomorrow’s megatropolis. It signifies the use of green thinking – how we use our resources today determines what we will receive in return in the future.

0 Designer: Abhinav Dapke

iShow, Micro Projection for Your i-memes

iShow, Micro Projection for Your i-memes

During his studies at H.I.T., Moti Barzilay had to design something iconic in the realm of Apple products – something he felt was missing from their lineup. He came up with the iShow. Yes another “i” meme. It’s a portable projector designed for Apple’s line of iPods, iPhones, and MacBooks. The clam inspired body turns on when you pull the two discs apart to expose a pico projector and ports. He doesn’t mention pixel resolution but the projection system is LED based and no you can’t use it as a Yo-Yo.

0 Designer: Moti Barzilay

Appreciate Water

Appreciate Water

Many of us take water for granted. It’s difficult to appreciate something when in its purest form has no color, odor, or shape. Designer Hyun Ko promotes awareness and the significance of water by giving us a sweet juicy drink called Blooming Water. When your straw pierces a thin barrier holding the colored juice concentrate, it spills into the water forming clouds of color. For a brief moment, what looks still is actually always moving. Appreciate it.

0 Designer: Hyun-a Ko

Smooth Sophisticated Smoking

Smooth Sophisticated Smoking

When I think of pipe smoking, I imagine an older generation of men sitting around reading newspapers or conversing about times gone by. Yet with this new and sleek pipe design by Hakan Bogazpinar, I can see a much more hip, younger crowd partaking in its’ pleasures. Eolos is our modern day pipe. With a smooth, almost aerodynamic design, it looks the Ferrari for pipe smokers.

0 Designer: Hakan Bogazpinar

Let Your Box of Light Shine

Let Your Box of Light Shine

Delft Wall Lamps were designed by David Ryan, as a tribute to famous artist Vermeer. Vermeer was known for his use of light as well as his paintings depicting the city of Delft, a place where Vermeer spent most of his life. The Delft lamps are made to form a simple box that gives off a warm and glowing light that will add just the right amount of soothing light to anywhere they are placed.

0 Designer: David Ryan

Hitch a Free Ride

Hitch a Free Ride

A belt with three GIANT suction cups for you to hitch onto anything. That’s exactly what the Hitch concept is by designer Robert Nightingale. He believes in a free world where opportunistic travelers just latch themselves onto moving vehicles. The triple load vacuum suction cups are strong enough to keep you from flying off. As the designer puts it. . .

0 Designer: Robert Nightingale

d°light Huggable Review. I Miss My Glowworm

d°light Huggable Review. I Miss My Glowworm

Diana Lin Design LLC designs and manufacturers award-winning products that push the boundaries of innovative design techniques such as their dºlight Huggable pillow. How excited was I when I opened a package to a glowing pillow!

0 Designer: Diana Lin [ Buy It Here ]