Eating With Benefeat

Eating With Benefeat

Benefeat looks like any regular tableware, but is specifically designed to eliminate the social stigma related to adults with cerebral palsy and when they dine with others. Five dinnerware have been designed for this, the first is bowl with an inclined inner base, the second is a plate that is inclined above a flat base, next is a cup with a straw insert, the fourth is a spoon with an adjusted angle and finally an anti-slip placemat.

0 Designers: I-Ting Chan & Ting-Yin Yeh

Audi Awesomeness

Audi Awesomeness

The Audi Concept Projector is all about incorporating the Audi DNA into the design. The highlight of course is the Audi grille design wind hole of the projector. Very masculine and vibrant, even the smart start button has picked up influences from the car.

0 Designer: Kyuho Song

Looking Forward to Summer Style

Looking Forward to Summer Style

Winter just started, but now’s a gooda’ time as any to start daydreaming about warmer weather! Let the Yellow Summer series of table and chairs inspire your imagination. Made of galvanized steel and seaworthy fabric-clad cushions, the design is weatherproof for outdoor use. In sunshine yellow, it’s easy to imagine yourself enjoying lemonade, watermelon and fresh flowers ’round the table with friends!

0 Designer: Julia Kononenko

Sculptural Seating

Sculptural Seating

Influenced by Noguchi’s philosophy in which “everything is sculpture,” the Poise chair inspires the user to see what they’d like in its abstract form. With natural, flowing curves and refined materials of solid oak and genuine kudu leather, the chair’s design embodies the word, poise.

0 Designer: Louw Roets

The desk you didn't know you needed.

The desk you didn’t know you needed.

Sorry, I’m about to spoil your mind… Whether you’re a hardcore gamer, work from home-er, or really just anybody who owns a laptop… you gotta have the Slate Mobile AirDesk! It’s not only the comfiest way to do lap work, but the most effective in preventing your computer (and you) from getting too hot. There’s even a mousepad and place to dock your phone. DO WANT! Now check out the vid after the jump!

0 Designer: Nathan Mummert

50 Free Registrations to Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014!

50 Free Registrations to Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014!

The Early Bird entries for the 2014 Red Dot Awards: Product Design is now open until 6 December 2013. However this editorial is to inform you more about the 50 Free Registrations made available to young designers. The so-called “Red Dot Young Professionals Application Day” is round the bend and if you think you are ready to be the “king (or queen) of the world”, then earmark the 11th of December 2013. On this date, career-starters have 24 hours to apply for one out of 50 free registrations.

0 Free Registration On: 11th Dec, 2013.

Movinkler, Say What?

Movinkler, Say What?

Yes, Movinkler! A self-adjusting fire sprinkler system that is simpler, smarter, and safer than most existing models. The design features a heat-detection camera and capacity for movement. Addressing existing issues like not operating until they reach a certain temperature, not functioning properly on dead spots and not controlling the water usage, the Movinkler offers solutions that seem acceptable.

0 Designer: Jin seon Lee

Tick Tock Message Spot

Tick Tock Message Spot

The Little Note Clock is simply ingenious! So simple, in fact, it’ll make you say “duh, why didn’t I think of that!” The only thing different between this and your average wall clock is its face made of dry erase board. Users can scribble anything from notes to numbers or doodles to reminders. Best of all, no two are just alike once you’ve added your own touch to it!

0 Designer: Tim Defleur

Seamless Studio On-The-Go!

Seamless Studio On-The-Go!

A seamless background can do a lot to make the focal point of a photo really pop! Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just trying to get Instafamous on Instagram, you’ll fall in love with Foldio! It allows you to take your own seamless background on the go so you can photograph smaller objects anywhere. Flat-pack ready it fits in any bag or backpack and is super-easy to fold up when you need it!

0 Designer: ORANGEMONKIE-TEAM

Sphero, My Super Hero

Sphero, My Super Hero

It’s that time of the year when you get the jitters and start hunting high and low for the perfect gift. Allow me to put you out of your despair, and give you the heads-up on a product that appeals to all ages (young and old) across the board. Sphero. My Superhero! Yes, it’s that kinda thing that appeals to the gamer, the techie robotic kind, the shy, the friendly, the design freak, the outdoorsy and the indoors. In short…everyone! This sophisticated and programmable robot is the buzz-word for today!

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Auris Skye: Music And Freedom As It Should Be

Auris Skye: Music And Freedom As It Should Be

Mention Kickstarter in a room and see how people start off with their two cents on the pros and cons. The bottom line on this topic is that crowdfunding is here to stay and innovations like the Auris Skye are in our hands thanks to the concept. The pain of getting seamless WiFi connectivity especially when you move from room to room is a thing of the past. The device is a receiver for your Music Dock that Streams Music Using Airplay or DLNA.

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From the Masters of Mixed-Use

From the Masters of Mixed-Use

Ben van Berkel’s UNStudio in combination with OR else Landscapes comes out on top as the winner of a competition for a proposed focal point of the new Baumkirchen Mitte development in Munich. The nearly 200-foot tall mixed use structure features 140,000 square feet of office space, as well as 60,000 square feet of contemporary apartments. As for the exterior, horizontal rings of balcony and outdoor space are complimented by a larger, multipurpose green area that takes advantage of the expansive roof space.

0 Designer: UNStudio

The Qua Effect

The Qua Effect

Qua is a nightlight for children that exude a soothing effect thanks to its textured glass and looks. It even doubles up as a natural humidifier because of the water that you need to load in for the effect. The surreal effect of the rippled glass and water mimics the feeling of being comfortable in the womb, thus encouraging a peaceful night’s sleep. Sweet!

0 Designer: Somi Choi