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Vintage Smart Phone?

Vintage Smart Phone?

The Just 5 Brick Phone at first look makes it seem as if we are way back in the day. Putting this side by side with today’s smartphone seems like it can’t even get close in comparison, right? Maybe not. This super simple, effective, smart and user-friendly phone has everything you would think it doesn’t(…)

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Creatura Comforts

Creatura Comforts

As we become more aware of what we eat and drink in our effort to live a healthy life, food and beverage companies are having to step up their game in order to meet expectations. This means better quality in ingredients and competitive, eye-catching packaging. Creatura, a beverage line designed by Jérôme Olivet, has both(…)

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Neat Neo-modernism

Neat Neo-modernism

Creating modern pieces by reflecting on the past, an amazingly whimsical and futuristic collection of accessories has emerged from the brilliant minds of Peter M. Sim and Matthew Diaz. In creating their pieces, they took time to look at previous “modern” concepts and incorporated them with their own interpretation of this genre, which led to(…)

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Reclaimed Drink Cabinet is the Bomb

Reclaimed Drink Cabinet is the Bomb

Anyone who is into post-apocalyptic memorabilia or unique reclaimed furniture will explode with excitement at the site of this gorgeous (and somewhat terrifying) Cluster Bomb Drinks Cabinet. Crafted from a 1970s missile, it was redesigned by the clever minds at Fallen Furniture to transform into a classy storage & display case for your various drinks and(…)

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This Coffee Mug will Get Your Goat

This Coffee Mug will Get Your Goat

Everyone who lives in the fast-paced, high-energy, modern world really needs their coffee – like, now. Which is why we tend to carry our coffee mugs with us, creating a never-ending dilemma of attempting to juggle a cup in one hand and our bags, books, papers, or phone in the other hand. Merely opening a(…)

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Smart Helmet Recognizes Crash and Automatically Alerts Emergency Services.

Helmets are designed to keep bicyclist, motorcyclist, athletes, or skateboarder safe. However, thanks to modern technology and a creative design team, Helmets just got even more safer. The ICEdot is a small device that can be attached to a conventional helmet, and by using Bluetooth technology the ICEdot crash sensor recognizes a crash and alerts(…)

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Bike Kickstand That Protects Theft

Bike Kickstand That Protects Theft

I really couldn’t think of a more practical yet simple design! Every bike needs a kickstand, and every bike needs to be locked. This clever design called Leglock has added a lock feature to a bikes kickstand.  This award winning upgraded kickstand is designed to make life easier, and I’m all for that, Simply park(…)

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Apple Takes Part in Throw Back Thursday by Adding Classic Nokia App

Apple Takes Part in Throw Back Thursday by Adding Classic Nokia App

In honor of #TBT,I propose taking a stroll down memory lane ironically via Apple’s iTunes app store. Available for free for a limited time iOS users can now download “Snake’97”. In case you are not familiar with the classic Nokia game simply called Snake. The object of the game is rather simple.The snake on the(…)

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New Design of a Vintage Rickshaw With a Modern Twist

New Design of a Vintage Rickshaw With a Modern Twist

This awesome design is constructed of aluminum and woven recyclable polyethylene, a vintage transportation with modern twist. It might not be a fastest means of transportation, but lets face it, its super cute and looks almost irresistible to drive! Its aesthetic appeal mixed with functionality have the potential to win the hearts of many.It’s a(…)

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GamePad Smartphone Game Controller

GamePad Smartphone Game Controller

Smartphone capabilities seem to be infinite. They can do almost anything, from locating lost keys to taking your cholesterol, to finding the perfect restaurant within five miles of you, the possibilities are seemingly endless. Phone giant, Samsung, has added a more traditional approach to their smartphone called the GamePad. The GamePad was designed for users(…)

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Modern Bluetooth Gramophone

Modern Bluetooth Gramophone

Some of the best designs ideas are when companies merge old and new together to create a new product. Back in the day people used to listen to music via gramophone. Now, we have cool speakers and sound systems that have done away with things like that. However, a company called Gramovox has modernized the(…)

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Blush Radiator Design

Blush Radiator Design

There is really no good way to cover or hide the ugly radiators in older houses. You pretty much just either leave it the way it is, or paint them which doesn’t do a whole lot. Now, there is a unique new product that turns your old ugly radiator into your very own art installation.(…)

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Google GlassFrogger

Google GlassFrogger

The Google Glass app ‘GlassFrogger‘ is a fun and interactive game to play on the device. The simple game gets users out of their seats and jumping around, giving them a chance to stretch their legs. Developed for the Breaking Glass Hackathon, GlassFrogger requires players to jump in the air like a frog to avoid(…)

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All Natural Coca Cola

All Natural Coca Cola

In what some are calling an example of biomimic marketing, or greenwashing to sell products – Coca-Cola have released a cool new product that uses “green” imagery, and eco-friendly packaging to offer customers a healthier alternative. Coca-Cola Life is being launched in Argentina, and will be marketed as a “natural” alternative to regular Coke. Apart(…)

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