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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.
The Chairless Chair® is a flexible wearable ergonomic sitting support designed by Sapetti and produced by the Swiss-based company noonee. The main application of the Chairless Chair® is for manufacturing companies, where workers are required to stand for long periods of time and traditional sitting methods are not suitable, leading
Epipi is a next generation EpiPen, designed to improve the experience of the user when manually injecting epinephrine into a sufferer of anaphylaxis. The current EpiPen is a product that has not seen a large scale redesign for many years. Some would argue that this is because 'it does its job perfectly', however I would argue against that statement.
The Urban Canaries explore new ways of tackling air pollution through a pollution sensor whose own health depends on its exposure to clean air. While accompanying a child on their daily routines Urban Canaries continuously measure the air quality nearby to alert the child in case of air pollution. As does the child's health, the Urban Canaries' own health also suffers from continued exposure to polluted air.
This two seater tandem gyro-copter is the fruit of a long therm collaboration between 2sympleks and the Trendak Aviation engineering team. The design was followed by countless hours of consultancy with mechanics, test pilots, and future users of the machine. Twistair v2's producer likes to call this design a 3d driving motorcycle. Twistair will be available in three options: naked with the front window only, semi-opened, and full body kit with all the cockpit covered.
Ocht was created to marry elegance and practicality. Versatile and multi-functional, Ocht's 8-in-1 feature allows the industrious woman to personalize her bag to suit every part of her day. Ocht's unique folding system enables the classic handbag to be transformed into a cross-body sling, tote, or shoulder bag with customizable carriage capacity.
Being passionate about vehicles and aircraft, I came up with an idea to mix something from both worlds. After some research, a final vision for my concept emerged—I call it "Fuselage Truck". This truck was designed with the video game/entertainment industry in mind.
TAC.TILES is a physical interface that can be used for 3D modeling. The interface consists of 15 modules which can be put together according to the user's preferences. Each of these modules brings a change in the shape of the 3D model. The advantage of this physical interface is that
Drop by drop is a water filtration system for home that uses plants to filter out contaminants. Recommended plants to be used in the filtration system are herbs as they can be easily grown indoors for consumption and the water procured has a scent that is pleasant to taste. The
Even though marble is commonly associated with luxury goods, its waste is affordable and plentiful. This lamp finds a possible function for this waste and uses marble's proprieties to create an organic light shade. By leaving the dust free to move, the user is encouraged to interact with this product.
Cabin is the latest release by DesignByThem founders Sarah Gibson and Nicholas Karlovasitis—otherwise known as GibsonKarlo. The new collection of armchairs, lounges, ottomans and booth style structures utilize a series of upholstered log modules, exploring geometric forms to create playful and personable pieces for the office or home. The inspiration
Vatn was my senior design project at SCAD that was extended after graduation in order to build functional proof of concept prototypes. Early in the project, I learned that amputees have to add and remove socks throughout the day to maintain the fit of their sockets. There are market solutions that address this problem.
The Kimono Armchair is a piece of furniture that explores the formal essence of the traditional Japanese clothing. The fluency of the kimono's textile, the horizontal panel that wraps around the torso and the covering of the human body are all aspects considered when aiming to reach a specific grade
[Mool] is a natural humidifier crafted by natural porous earthenware that absorbs water quickly and releases moisture. [Mool] has multifunctional purposes as a humidifier during dry season and home accessories during humid season. Homeowners that own a humidifier use their humidifiers 1-6 months of the year. The properties of Terra-cotta make [Mool] perform two seasonal lifestyles. As a humidifier, [Mool] releases sanitary moisture vapors from a simple-clean water tank with ease during dry seaso
GVAL is a product that brings surprising and playful use to an object as ordinary as an everyday chair. The form of the chair is a careful balance of many requirements: ergonomic demands to fit the human body in a variety of positions, modularity of pieces that can fit together
UTOPIA Audio is a speaker maker team specialized in handmade concrete speakers. Our vision is to create an interesting mix between industrial design and wireless sound technology. We design speakers that are beautiful parts of your home and that represent your unique taste for handcrafted goods. Our first model is
This project is originally created to join the 9 Lives Design Show, a cat furniture design show for Singapore Design Week 2017. Along with our research, we were inspired by the Egyptian myth of worshipping cats as exalted creatures. People worshipped Bastet, a Goddess that took the form of a cat.
Pushiron is the most secure iron—just push it as if it is a push-button switch. This is a novel alternative to conventional electric irons, which pose risk of burn injuries. Inspired by push-button switches, Pushiron is designed to uncover the hotplate only when pressing the big, red button. Pushiron
Viupax™ is footwear packaging that changes the way shoes are packed, shipped, warehoused, stored, displayed and sold. This packaging is more sustainable compared to traditional shoe boxes, as it uses less paper and occupies less volume.
Tertill is an autonomous robot that runs on solar power and keeps your garden weed-free. CLEAR design lab worked with the team at Franklin Robotics to design their first product: an autonomous robot called Tertill that keeps your garden free of weeds without using harsh chemicals. We wanted to create something that felt at home in a garden, bridging the old world technologies with the brand new, and in doing so we looked at classic gardening tools, Japanese stone lanterns, and clay vessels.
We sit and wait a lot. Flipside is a project exploring anticipation and the links between waiting and environments. The Flipside chair accentuates the feelings of dread and excitement, emotions under the anticipation umbrella, investigating form and its relationship with emotion.
The life of chess games are very short, very ephemeral. In this respect, we can compare it to life of a flower. Chess is a symbol of the beautiful mind, and flowers represent beauty in nature. Chess Vase is the marriage of mind and nature. That's why it is no
Makerball is an affordable, stable, mutable, pure and simple pinball machine that can be upgraded digitally—an entertaining DIY toy/tool for adults. Makerball is sturdy and solid, and its design is pure and simple. It consists mainly of wood and works with simple, reliable mechanics that are easy to understand. You
The Crane Lamp is a playful, movable light by London-based design studio Animaro. The lamp changes dramatically in height and shape, with a form inspired by the shape of a Crane bird extending its neck to catch prey. At a time when so many mechanical devices are being replaced by
Muista is a new approach to a work-chair in the current computer era, when chairs have to not only support but keep our working bodies active and healthy. Muista's design offers interchangeable sitting positions, balance exercise and muscle stimulation—all ingredients needed for boosting creativity and health at work.
LIGA is a collaboration between Pierre Alexandre Cesbron (ENSCI) and Matthieu Muller (Design Academy Eindhoven) made at ENSCI Les Ateliers Paris during their semester supervised by Jean François Dingjian (Normal Studio). Pierre Alexandre and Matthieu's works result in the possibility of creating simple, functional and poetic reflections where objects can
Moto Z² Play is the second generation Moto Z Play, the thinner, lighter, faster smartphone that transforms in a snap with Moto Mods. It's the most affordable phone compatible with the Moto MODs platform on the market in 2017. It has great specs for an incredible value, and the design
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