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TS1 is a modular shelving system that relies on threaded wooden rods. The shelves in between the rods are held firmly using bolted joints. The threading process involving a CNC router produces precisely matching connections, so glue and any metal fixtures are unnecessary. The piece ships in a flat packed box and can be easily assembled by hand.
Kikka Digga is a universal retro fitting digging gadget attachment for all digging forks and spades, it was designed to make digging easy by attaching a pivoted footplate to help with insertion and leverage, therefore sparing the user from any physical strains. Digging is a hazard and a pain in
Plastic Player is a playful analog interface for digital music, combining the physical tactile experience of choosing a record with the convenience of digital music services such as Spotify.
The MUV (Modular Urban Vending) cart is a mobile retail pushcart designed for the contemporary street vending experience. It was conceived as an alternative to the various wagon-wheel carts scattered around the city of Boston in order to address both the functional concerns of vendors and the revitalization efforts of
CORCRETE© is a material development by DESIGN STUDIO NIRUK based on the combination of two contradicting materials—concrete and recycled cork. It's visually and texturally unusual surface is a mixture of natural warmth and modern coolness—cold meets warm, hard becomes soft. The material is light and vibrant—objects and surfaces made out
When people see the moon, they have particular feelings—they are inspired in awe, etc. This collection of lamps is called Moon Shadow, and they gradually change color from white to dark according to paper thickness. The lamps create complex and beautiful shadows when lit. There is no skeleton inside the
I'm an industrial designer by trade, so making models and prototypes is big part of what I do. I have amassed many tools over the years including a laser cutter, a couple of CNC routers and several 3D printers. I also have the usual complement of shop tools, as well
'Tipsy' is a contemporary spin (no pun intended) on the standard whiskey glass that makes it hard to take your eyes off your drink. It can only rest at a seemingly precarious angle, and it engages its user to try and tip it and watch it wobble.
This collection, consisting of five lights, was inspired by the « Eagle » lunar module which took the first men to the Moon in 1969. Woodlabo has reworked and developed part of the spacecraft's fuselage and transformed it into an eagle. The Eagle collection plays on multiplying this form. Orbit, Landing, Moon and Lift Off are combinations of two or three modules and represent the mission's four stages.
So many of the things that we work on are shaped by the light that graces it. The relationship between light, medium, and artist is important—it affects the way we feel about the artifacts we handle. Shift is an exploration of light and color in space. Simply move the track-pad
300 million tons of fabric are thrown away each year in the United States alone. Some of this waste is created from industry, some from by-products like lint. The chair below is a composite material made of dryer lint and concrete.
ETCH is proposing a new method of displaying time that exploits a physical 3D effect. In the digital world, we're used to seeing 7 segment digit displays, graphical engraved or embossed fonts and regular displays and clocks everywhere. We wanted to blend all these common experiences in an unconventional way
As a beer lover and a fan of 3D printing, I decided to make something that I would use and enjoy. I always thought the movement to remove bottle caps was odd—you use two hands, tilt your wrist and lift your elbow. That seemed like a lot movement for such
The President Clock is a new project by Los Angeles artist and designer Nicholas Hanna. It marks the term of the U.S. President with a custom designed time mechanism that slowly rotates the single hand of the clock over a period of 4 years. Whether you think time is on
BoardUp is the first patented self-folding longboard, requiring no hands to fold. It's easy to fit in your backpack or locker, by your desk, or even in an airplane compartment. The board is a suitable solution for commuters taking bus/train often, college students struggling with their stuff among classrooms and vacationers.
GH 1 is a form study / concept for a column heater intended for gallery spaces. I designed a space heater intended for developing gallery spaces as a means to combat basic climate control issues—that of which are crucial in the preservation of artworks. More than anything, this premise was deliberately chosen so that the project would then serve as a vehicle to raise questions on the use and perception of objects, products, and built environments analogous to our experience of artworks. The heat
Turo is a smart thermometer that delivers quick and accurate real-time hyperlocal temperature and provides customized insights into how you perceive temperature so you can properly layer up for the cold. Turo includes a network of products: Turo display, Turo sensor and the Turo app. They work together to
Meet Aubergine Pillow, the inflatable pillow that plumps up in one puff, yet folds up to the size of an iPhone 7. Now you can bring along the everyday comfort that you deserve. The Aubergine Pillow is an inflatable pillow like no other. Inflatable pillows are commonplace when people travel, but it is not yet considered an everyday luxury.
TakeAway packaging design that combines a clothing hanger with a shopping bag in a practical and aesthetically pleasing way. It aims to reduce the amount of the plastic that was used in both hangers and shopping bags while also being nature-friendly. After it's done functioning as a hanger, when users
Everyone that owns a pet knows first-hand that pet bathing is a struggle. Aquapaw was founded on the idea that there is an opportunity to eliminate much of the time and stress involved in this chore through great product design. The Aquapaw Bathing Tool is a one-size-fits-all combination sprayer/scrubber
The VIKKII Collection, by Los Angeles based studio THESYS Design, is an exercise in creating a series of house wares and design objects from a single "smart" unit that can be informed by simple parts that are interchanged. The collection is based around the sheet metal VIKKII joint, fabricated just
The CERO e-tricycle for adults is designed with specific medical conditions in mind—the tricycle's safe low center of gravity and sturdy backrest make it the ideal mode of transportation for recovering patients. With three modes, varying in level of electric assist, users can choose the type of experience they want
The Quotidian Pen is a minimalist ballpoint-pen that features a magnetic propulsion mechanism, which will change the way you see, use and fidget with a pen. The entire experience of the Quotidian Pen is sure to fascinate. Quotidian launched the Quotidian Pen on Kickstarter last month. The Quotidian Pen started off strong, hitting its $4,000 SGD goal within 20 minutes of its launch.
Impel Studio's first independent product launch is the lttl tumbler—a sleek new take on the quotidian travel mug. They've flipped the mug's lid so it nestles down inside the vessel, solving many of the problems that existing travel mugs have. You can sip naturally from the top edge, 360° around,
Locknesters are a new kind of Designer Toy. They are the result of a fascination with unconventional geometries and a desire to make toys that encourage interaction. They could be thought of as three-dimensional jigsaw puzzles—each model can be taken apart and assembled, used as a challenge to friends or
Poligon has taken an entirely new approach to the calendar. Using the same techniques used to create metal sculptures, Poligon allows days to be permanently marked by pushing in a tab as each day passes. The user keeps track of the date in a delightful way and can mark future
Mersiv is a concept designed to revolutionize the way in which we learn languages. Using sights and sounds around it, Mersiv tailors personalized micro language lessons—mimicking the way that we learn languages as infants—by exposing users to a new language within the context of their own lives. Self generating, with
The first smart coffee instrument with a built-in scale and an app enables you to brew coffee with pour-over, immersion and cold drip methods. The built-in smart scale minimizes the hassle of weighing ingredients and is connected to a mobile app, making the coffee-brewing process as smooth as possible by tracking all the brewing data and guiding you through the brewing process.
Nearly 12 million tons of furniture is sent to U.S. landfills each year. MOJUHLER believes their new modular furniture system can reduce that number. Using the same components, their furniture can be assembled into many different pieces, so instead of throwing your furniture away, you can build something new.
The tactility of musical performance is often lost in the flat interfaces of our phones and iPods. Wave envisions an environment in which we interact with objects around us is to converse with them physically. Instead of pushing on a flat screen, dynamic motion control allows you to swipe, twist, point and tap in the air to skip, pause and browse your library.
Enlighten is a student led project designed by five industrial design undergraduates at CPUT in South Africa. Enlighten addresses South Africa's current energy crises in calm manner, a manner which hopefully brings awareness to the user without causing interruptions or distractions from their everyday life. With the rise in technology
Table-case is a cardboard exhibition structure designed for product showcase. Each structure was created from a single sheet of Tri-wall cardboard to achieve material efficiency. The single sheet was folded into a form to maximize the strength potential of the material, enabling the table to take the load of up
Glance is a smart clock that automatically shows you message alerts at the right moment.It displays information from your phone, favorite wearables, smart home devices, and much more. It informs you about what you need right when you need it, so you can set your phone aside without stress. Glance
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