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The Great Ocean Fan

The Great Ocean Fan

I don’t think that it is a secret to the majority of us that our oceans are becoming more and more polluted. We could be doing so much more to help prevent such a thing from happening, so why aren’t we? This long term coast guard could take a huge part in the clean up(…)

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For You, By You

For You, By You

If you’ve ever built something yourself, you know the joy that comes from assembling something with your own hands. It enables you to enjoy what you’ve built even more, as well as saving you money on some assembly and shipping costs. That’s why designer Haim Evgi designed the KAVO DIY table lamp to be flat(…)

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Get Revenge

Get Revenge

Concept motorcycles promise to take us where we’ve never dreamed in terms of technology an d handling, and this new idea for Mercedes-Benz is no different. Designed by Alfonso Nuñez Perea as a motorcycle concept for the year 2030, the Revenge concept motorcycle features a rider integration in specially made handlebars as well as unique body(…)

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Modern Marriage

Modern Marriage

Many of today’s great furniture designs incorporate opposing types of materials to create an untraditional marriage, a kind of modern/classic aesthetic that both points to the future and glances at the past. That is why designer Wo Mierzwa has made the Quadra table with 2 very different materials for a sleek and sophisticated look. Modern(…)

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A Barrel of Sounds

A Barrel of Sounds

Most Bluetooth and digital speakers have the sleek albeit stereotypical design, which can look quite beautiful. But for those who prefer a more natural look, materials like wood are greatly appreciated. That’s why designer SaeJoung Kou created the ingenious soundBarrel speaker, which is not only made of wood but also features a fascinating way to(…)

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Phantom of the Speakers

Phantom of the Speakers

Music and technology are a huge part of most people’s lives, almost always going hand-in-hand. This is especially true for wireless and Bluetooth speakers, with more advanced speaker features consistently arising. Staying on trend, the French company Devialet has introduced their newest addition to their tech lineup, The Phantom. Portable speakers are sweeping the market as people look(…)

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Seasoned Sailing

Seasoned Sailing

Capturing the beauty and power of the open water is a challenge and a pleasure for designers of sailing crafts. One particular design that rises to this challenge by using untraditional shapes and utilizing an extendable platform for extra space, is the concept yacht by Lujac Desautel, the Salt Yacht. Concept yachts like the Helios(…)

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Fly Like an Eagle

Fly Like an Eagle

Set in the not-too-distant future, this new concept plane features an astonishing layout that resembles a bird in flight. And not only does it look like a bird, but it is good for the birds; by using quantum mechanic technology, it would produce zero-contaminant emissions. Designed by Oscar Viñals  the AWWA-QG “Progress Eagle” Quantum Airplane could brighten(…)

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The Considerate Kitchen

The Considerate Kitchen

While many people love to cook, not everyone is accessible enough to get around the kitchen easily (such as the elderly or those with physical challenges. In order to enable more people to cook what they love, designer Dirk Biotto has created the ChopChop Kitchen. Kitchen appliances from Lowe’s or Home Depot are great for most(…)

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Read Into Your Furniture

Read Into Your Furniture

Books can help us to relax by offering engaging material, but what if they could help us relax in an entirely different way? Inspired by his own limited area of living space, designer Mike Mak has created a new use for books: as furniture! By designing the Bookniture furniture series, he has made book-sized gadgets(…)

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Tie the Knot in the Ribbon

Tie the Knot in the Ribbon

Everyone knows that weddings are one of the most special moments in a couple’s life, so why not have it in one of the most magical locations in the world? That was the idea behind the Ribbon Wedding Chapel, designed by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Co. A beautiful structure situated beside the Inland Sea of Japan,(…)

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The Second Time Around

The Second Time Around

Upcycling materials that would otherwise be considered trash is fast becoming a trend as we all learn to value things and cut down on wastefulness. Artists who offer numerous creative upcycling projects, Meriç Kara & Serda Çamlı have brought us the latest project for their shop, meric kara, called A Second Chance. Utilizing discarded mixer handles, they have(…)

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Spirits Science

Spirits Science

Science in the kitchen never seemed so grown up until this new infuser/decanter set, which is shaped like the science beakers that chemists use! The designers at Sempli have concocted this fun way to mix an infuse drinks, and dubbed it the Incanter. Drink decanters can be used for many kinds of beverages, but are(…)

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Let It Rain

Let It Rain

What if you could harness the gentle, cleansing feel of a rainstorm or a waterfall, and turn it into your in-home shower? Well, it’s now possible with the new shower design by Naser Nasiri and Taher Nasiri called Rain Soft Shower. Showers are meant to offer cleanliness and relaxation, and many people see them as(…)

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Get Serious with GCase

Get Serious with GCase

It is rare that we see a “smart briefcase” in the realm of smart objects like smart phones and smart watches, but nevertheless seems like a pretty great business tool. That’s why Beau Reid designed the Gcase, created for the jet-setting entrepreneur and packed with more gadgets than a James Bond movie. Smart briefcases do exist(…)

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