P-Per Mobile Phone Could Challenge iPhone

P-Per Mobile Phone Could Challenge iPhone

Those sweet lads over at the Chocolate Agency have come up with yet another delectable concept dubbed P-Per; a concept mobile phone that would satisfy both environmentalists and tech nerds. The design consists of just 4 layers, a printed circuit board, extruded polycarbonate, recycled titanium, and a wrap around flexible haptic LED touchscreen. By minimizing materials, the design is highly sustainable.

0 Designer: Chocolate Agency

Indecisive? Try This

Indecisive? Try This

Need help making simple decisions? The Instant Feeling concept may just be the ticket. Simply rip off each petal one by one muttering you indecisiveness and let the last petal standing be your answer. It’s supposed to stimulate a person’s sensitivity with an unorthodox reaction because each petal bursts into flames after pulling it out. A reminder that once a decision is made, there’s no going back.

0 Designer: Cung-Young Chu

Your Style, Your Taste, Customize!

Your Style, Your Taste, Customize!

Tile + Light is a series of five differently configured customizable light fittings that is designed to be adaptable to different environments. Their modular configurations enable the user to arrange them to relate to the spatial qualities of particular environments, or according to the user’s preference.

0 Designer: Hyomi Kim

Enjoy the Fire at All Angles

Enjoy the Fire at All Angles

Bloch-Design has created the most stunning and gorgeous fireplace that can be enjoyed from any angle. The fireplace is contained inside a glass enclosure, tempting any viewer to linger and stare at its beauty. Stylish and contemporary, the Glass Fireplace comes in a triangular or rectangular shape, with the option of clear or smokey glass. Not only will the fire be ignited, but your senses will be too.

0 Designer: Bloch-Design

Flying Stick Camera

Flying Stick Camera

The title should be enough to explain what this is. In case it isn’t, it’s a flying stick with a camera! Rub it between your palms to get some kinetic energy stored up. Then release and the Flying Stick automatically takes pictures at set intervals. You know what they say, everybody looks 5 lb lighter when photographed from above.

0 Designer: Tsunho Wang

Clever Rotation

Clever Rotation

The signature of the internationally renowned designer Stefan Heiliger, who has already created a number of successful products for the Italian company Bonaldo, is also significant for his new creation. The two-seater is simple, geometric and in particular comfortable. The back section, which is completely leather-covered, exudes elegance while two cushions offer additional comfort. The functional secret is the movement mechanism integrated in the seating space: with just one simple rotation, the sofa is transformed into a chaise longue.

0 Designer: Stefan Heiliger

A Flexible Faucet For the Bathroom

A Flexible Faucet For the Bathroom

You find yourself in the bathroom after brushing your teeth, and you want to rinse your mouth. You cupped hand can only allow so much water to rinse your mouth with. How you wish you could stick your mouth under the faucet and get a good mouthful of water, but unfortunately, the design of your sink won’t allow it. Designer Francesco Cappucio, has come up with a design made from flexible rubber that allows you total control of the water in your bathroom.

0 Designer: Francesco Cappuccio

2008 IMM Cologne Coverage

2008 IMM Cologne Coverage

With more than 1,300 exhibitors from around 60 countries, imm cologne opened the doors of the global furnishings and design market and gave the 2008 furniture year a strong start. Top exhibitors, international design stars and creative newcomers provided settings that showcased the interiors of tomorrow.

E-Paper Slap Bracelets

E-Paper Slap Bracelets

Everybody had them or at least seen ‘em. Slap bracelets were usually made of thin piece of aluminum wrapped in fabric. Using the same form, Chocolate Agency came up with a mini multimedia device that snaps on with a slap. The entire surface is E-Paper and possesses all its thin, high contrast, power efficient qualities. The length can be adjusted by adding magnetic snaps to the ends. Best part is there’s no recharging needed. It gets all the power it needs via kinetic energy so go ahead, go slap happy.

0 Designer: Chocolate Agency

Wet Umbrellas No More

Wet Umbrellas No More

The umbrella is an incredible invention but nobody has a way to prevent a wet dripping umbrella from creating a mess in your house. We’ve settles for umbrella stands that catch the water or my method, leave it outside. The Inside Out Umbrella solves this problem by fully inverting into a small bag. All the wet drippy stuff stays inside. Just brills.

0 Designer: Seung Hee Son

Spherical Mobile Office

Spherical Mobile Office

Michiel van der Kley, has been producing designs since 1987. His latest design, Globus shows van der Kley’s creativity and imagination. Globus is a multi-functional mobile office with a twist, or sphere more like it. Closed, Globus will attract the most curious of spectators, and open, it reveals its’ real, creative function. Half of Globus is a comfortable swivel, seat, while the other half is a usable, adjustable table which can be used for a laptop or whatever the need may be.

0 Designer: Michiel van der Kley

A Modern Expansion to a Museum

A Modern Expansion to a Museum

The new expansion to the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, California is almost complete. Architect Daniel Libeskind’s design is based on two symbolic Hebrew words of the “chet” and the “yud”. Made from Blue steel, the extension to the Museum should be completed in June of 2008. The structure will allow space for visual, media and performing arts, as well as 3500 sq. ft of space for educational purposes.

0 Architect: Daniel Libeskind

USB Digital Camera Fakes Analog

USB Digital Camera Fakes Analog

Imagine a tiny USB camera with no viewfinder, no LCD screen, no buttons except 1. Stripped down to it’s bare functions, this mini USB Digital Camera combines the feeling of not knowing how your shots turned out ala analog film with the ease of USB transfer. No cables are necessary. Just plug it straight away in your computer and always be surprised.

0 Designer: Sungwoo Park