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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
Poise is a collection of Laser Sintered Titanium dining utensils. The Knife, Fork, Spoon and Chopsticks are results are an exploration of the freedom allowed by 3D printing to create dining-ware designed for beauty, elegance and ritual. The utensils feature a twisted triangular handle profile and asymmetric details. Their forms are inspired by the human hand and are designed to encourage elegance in the dining process, whether displayed on their solid brass table rests or held as a natural exten
The Q system is a wearable captioning device that displays text and graphed emotions in addition to allowing people with hearing loss to feel the sounds that they are missing. The system is comprised of a band that is worn on the user's hand, an array microphone clip that is
Primitive Kitchen Tool is a kitchen tool that allows the user to experiment with spices and optimize their meal's flavor. The first human tools were stone tools designed over 2.5 million years ago. Depending on their shape, they were used to complete various tasks, including cutting, splitting, scraping, grinding and crushing.
Sink Scooper is a simple and easy way to clean your kitchen sink that allows you to keep your hands clean and save paper towels. It's convenient, economical, and you can easily compost your food scraps after use. Sink Scooper's uniquely flexible material makes it easy to reach into all corners to catch peels, skins and other leftovers stuck to the side of your sink.
Take5 is a nifty little box with room for just 5 cigarettes, a lighter and 5 mints. Fill it before you leave home. Spread your dose during the day. Keep count, without even opening your Take5.
Aircrafts are made up of parts with amazing shapes, materials and textures. The aim of this project was to use and up-cycle these old parts into furniture and lighting that is unique, original and convenient. 84 designer, Daniel BRECHET was influenced by the spaceships in science-fiction movies and the steampunk movement.
Weather technology company, BloomSky, released its next generation wireless camera weather station featuring the SKY2 and the accessory STORM. The complete ecosystem is designed as a solution to the problem of inaccurate weather forecasts— it creates a next generation, crowd-sourcing community that shares accurate, hyper-local weather information and images from
In the age of digitalism, short and fast transactions are a part of our daily life. We are used to paying with intuitive finger gestures in a few seconds with banking apps or with credit cards. The payment possibilities are immense, but at a certain point, we lose track of
PERTITUNE is made from an exhaust, an old shower, a folding metal chair and a little creativity. The lamp made from an old shower reimagines the shape and function of typical floor lamps, providing a fresh perspective on the often boring furniture category.
Meet Ascetic, the laptop meets briefcase, for entrepreneurs on the go. This premium laptop provides the modern professional with a new and unique device that no longer requires an additional carrier. The luxurious finish of leather and sleek exterior, in combination with a retro inspired keyboard creates a dialogue between
Conbox is an electric fan designed to be pleasing to the eye all year long. If you do end up wanting to store the fan in cooler months, Conbox is easy to take apart and put back together again. Paired with a simple smart phone app, Conbox is a convenient
Pencil Note is a notebook with a very simple polycarbonate cover that can house almost any full-sized pencil. The vacuum formed bulge on the cover provides enough space to tightly secure the pencil. Its shape also makes sure the pencil can be easily removed.
Magnetosphere Desk Lamp is inspired by Earth and two fundamental forces of the universe—electromagnetism and gravity. This desk lamp embodies the concept that everything is attached and free to move about on the surface of the earth due to gravity.
Inspired by Japanese wood joinery, ButterPly desks are easy to assemble and require no screws or tools. The height of the frame can be adjusted thanks to the in-house developed smart joinery system. ButterPly desks' durable table tops are ergonomically crafted with various functions embedded. The ButterPly furniture series offers
"Slow dance" is a picture frame that makes real objects appear to move in slow motion. By taking advantage of the limits of human visual perception, this optical illusion sculpture appears to be doing the impossible—right before your eyes. Slow Dance combines technology, science, and art, in order to remind
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