Sole Stacks was founded out of a love of shoes and a need to create a better alternative for shoe storage and display. We're a two man team made of myself, with a background in footwear design, and my partner Demont Campbell, with a background in architecture. The shoe displays
The FabricKeyboard is an experimental project at the intersection between engineering, design, fashion, and music. It is the first, sensor-rich, novel physical interaction medium in the form of fabric piano, developed by using both common and smart textile-based materials. Based on our multi-layer design, each key, the bulk fabric, and
Papier Machine is a booklet gathering a family of 13 paper-made electronic toys ready to be cut, colored, folded, assembled or torn. Silkscreened with special inks that have different electric properties, these toys aim to reveal what hides behind our machines' magic black boxes. A world of materials, shapes, colors,
One of the first signs of fetal wellbeing is mother's perception of movements. Currently women are told to report any abnormalities in fetal movement with a quantified number stated as less than 10 felt kicks/rolls per day. However, the minimum activity is highly dependent on an individual pregnancy case, and
The wooden Rollgut is the result of rethinking and redesigning the use of pen and paper in the digital age. Along with computers, which have replaced most applications of paper, the traditional medium still plays a role in the world. We can benefit of it's simple and haptic nature under
The concept for the +x Bookshelf originated as a shelving solution to match the angle of the pitched roof of our firm's office, located in a traditional Beijing courtyard house. From that starting point, People's Industrial Design Office (PIDO) continued to develop +x Bookshelf components into a flexible, modular shelving
Eco-friendly, re-usable, food safe mold making. Duplicate almost anything. Made in Manchester, Maine. This material is an eco-friendly reusable mold making putty that allows you to duplicate your own parts into edible treats. Heat this putty in the microwave for 10 seconds, press over your object, cool it, pull off
MOLUK is a Swiss family business founded in 2011 by Alex Hochstrasser, the designer and inventor of the multi-award winning Bilibo, and his sister Doris Hochstrasser, an architect. Driven by a passion for great design, MOLUK strives to create innovative, sustainable products that don't just entertain kids on a
We used different states of water as the inspiration different time units. Water drops dripping into a bamboo kakei represent "seconds", mountains gradually filled with vapor represent "minutes" and the frost that slowly forms icepicks represents "hours". Through dynamic states of water, we present a poetic way to experience the
RunOn is an electric kick scooter that helps passengers move short distances (up to 5 km) in an urban city center. The main design goals were portability, aesthetics and usability. RunOn has maximum speed 25 km/h and battery strength 10 km route consisting of one deck, two front wheels
Drivers are being urged to slow down when it's raining after almost 3,000 people were killed or seriously injured when driving in the rain last year. England's Highways Agency used a rain activated paint to deliver the message to drivers outside the front of motorway services when it rained. Highways England launched a new safety campaign warning drivers that 'when it rains, it kills' after the latest statistics showed that people are 30 times more likely to be killed or seriously injured on the
Slice is a contemporary take on the bright neon signs of the 1980s. Slice is a decorative wall light inspired by the style of 1980s clubs and design, with a high gloss colorful finish. The slice is a single round aluminum mesh that has been bent in the middle to form an open slice with a diffused LED light inside. The slices can be arranged in many compositions on the wall to create a playful display.
In the VynEL Add Light. Anywhere. project, we aim to show how to add integrated light to any material. In this project, we show the various steps to bond a lighting element called VynEL to a garment, which can be used for safety, entertainment, athletics, camping and more.
I made this LED pendant light from plywood, LED strips, and flexible LED channel. Since I designed this for my living room, the music syncing had to be incognito. With this in mind, I used warm white / cool white / amber LED strips, instead of RGB strips. In solid white mode, the rings give off various shades of white for a sophisticated modern look that hides the wild side when you switch the light to music visualizer mode.
Our company, Alcove Group, develops products to augment the way people work in today's digital economy. Our first product is a sleek laptop case that transforms into a mobile workstation to enhance privacy when working in open spaces. We are team of designers, engineers, and business leaders who are driven
Can kids make great products for kids? That was the question that got us going on this project. If the kids succeeded it would inspire more people of all ages to follow their dreams. We first had to find an area for the kids to innovate. As most parents know,
A Team of design students at the Braunschweig University of Art, under the supervision of Dr. Manuel Kretzer, visiting professor 'Digital Crafting', cooperated with Audi's development/innovation unit, lead by Mike Herbig, to rethink the notion of the car seat and create an innovative vision of a dynamic structure for the
The Huggie Dougie is a chair that contains expandable cushions and alleviates stress by providing the user with a gentle squeeze meant to mimic the feeling of being hugged. The user sits in the chair and activates an air compressor that begins inflating the internal cushion system. When the level
Being told that you have a lifelong, incurable, eyesight problem is a terrifying prospect; one that is very difficult to come to terms with. For the visually impaired, retaining independence in day-to-day life is important, however, navigation can be a long-winded, potentially unsafe process, especially in new environments or at
LUNARBOX is a new type of modular playground for cats that can be built upon freely. LUNARBOX can be used as a single unit or stacked and arranged into a playground for your cat to climb around on and chill in. It's becoming more an more popular to show your taste and personality through interior design.
Not all wire is created equal. The Mesh Chair is an exercise in efficiency: The wire mesh is dense in areas that support the body and open where it doesn't. In this way, comfort is maximized without increasing weight. The diagonal lines that are crucial for structure and support are made thick
Compâs makes composting at home easy! Composting in big cities (with few gardens or big spaces for it) is not very popular, making the garbage disposal cycle in Argentina overloaded and inefficient. This compost bin is designed for urban households. It is a vermicompost (worms are included!) where no direct
Flat surfaces with carefully planned cuts—with a single motion their purpose is revealed. I graduated from a unique joint program for Computer Science at The Hebrew University and Industrial Design at Bezalel Academy. My project is a result of my studies, combined scientific research with aesthetics and leaves an opening
This stylish power tool improves the user experience and product semantics for non-professional users. The drill is designed by Yu-Chung Chang for Electrolux in Birmingham City University.
First semester students at the University of Arts, Braunschweig create a parametrically designed and digitally produced chess board during their 'Digital Crafting' classes.
AirLink by NeorbLab is a Bluetooth jack adapter that wirelessly connects headphones to smartphones. Thanks to its built-in Bluetooth module, AirLink adds Bluetooth capability to any stereo device. Empowered with a 24bit audio codec for optimal sound quality, AirLink lets you enjoy music wirelessly with any audio device—even with the ones without Bluetooth connectivity.
MESA is a portable light that operates on the simple principle that light should shine where you're looking and not in your eyes. MESA's revolutionary form factor provides directed light without glare so you can see indoors and out. MESA is tall enough to work under and short enough to
AnZa is an espresso machine that uses materials seldom found in kitchen appliances—concrete and Corian. The result is both an espresso machine that brings life to any kitchen and an unparalleled conversation piece. Born out of a passion for good coffee and boredom with the default espresso machine vernacular, the
Imagine a future where the wearable revolution has happened and embedded technology is a reality. Objects have become bionic extensions of our body. Developments in nano materials have enabled us to create a seamless blend between body and object. Bionic Inc. Prototype #1 is an exploration into chairs for that
The second collection of the young designer Cedric Canaud is dedicated to the seated collective or individual—the collection creates a social and relaxing gathering point for uses. The collection, Le Stylobate, is composed of 5 interrelated elements that all promote relaxation in seated positions. The Stylobate furniture base remains raw and to be completed by the user.
Crease is a set of armchairs and side tables made from one single sheet of clear acrylic. By simply cutting and using a heat-bending technic, this set of furniture has its inherent minimal design aesthetics from the design process to the final appearance. The transparent both showcases the collection's fold
Life is best lived when reminded it's short. Remind yourself, friends and colleagues with beautiful prints of a life in weeks. We first came across the concept of a life calendar reading Tim Urban's brilliant post called "Your life in weeks". We encourage everyone to read it here. The idea is simple.
Taihi is a unique kitchen compost bin that provides users with a clean, smell-free and easy to use method to deal with household waste. This final year design project from Loughborough University uses a Japanese process called Bokashi to compost waste much quicker and more effectively than traditional composting.
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