An installation in the Old Selfridges Hotel aims to immerse visitors in the sights and sounds of the iconic flagship store
Tiffany & Co. will mark the opening of a new luxury boutique on the ground floor of Selfridges in London with an immersive installation that lets visitors walk through a projected cityscape. Fifth & 57th is a recreation of the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in New York, the corner where Tiffany’s flagship store is located.
Floating Record is a self-contained high-performance turntable that plays vinyl records vertically
As music moves deeper into the digital age, there is a backlash occurring among audiophiles. More and more, music purists are rediscovering the pleasures of vinyl records played on turntables, and indie bands like Daft Punk are selling more of their albums on vinyl as well. In the midst of the resurgence of records, Chicago’s electronics startup Gramovox has reimagined the turntable with their Floating Record, which turns the listening experience on its ear.
Italian designers merge exercise devices and desk furniture to envision an office space that is both practical and physical
Designer Joe Sardo and collaborator Federico Bruni are out to change the pace of furniture design. The Italian-based designers have developed conceptual designs for the office of the future, integrating common work machines with the easily recognized (and long bemoaned) desk station of corporate culture.
BUD is a tabletop game concept that synthesizes flavor from a recipe for pre-cooking sampling
The BUD is a tabletop device with a touchscreen and a “printer” that can cook up flavor. Although just a concept for now, the BUD offers a possible kitchen future where flavors can be tried out before anyone invests in the pursuit of a recipe.
Grow your connections and prioritize conference networking using color-coded tech Alike
Alike is a wearable device that brings the power of your networks to the physical world. Simply strap the gadget to your wrist or cocktail and it will flash green or red to tell you who to chat up and trade business cards with.
CydeKick uses zero-friction pedal power to charge USB devices
Generating electricity with a bicycle seems like a natural combination: tap some of the energy that goes into turning the wheels and convert it to power to light your way. Miami startup Spinetics takes that idea to the next level with the CydeKick, a generator that not only powers lights, but also charges USB devices such as phones, cameras and GPS units on the fly.
The Hudōr Faucet takes cues from Audi's design ethos, presenting a one-stop interface that rinses, disinfects, and dries
Although touch faucets have begun to address the logistics of turning water on and off while washing hands or brushing teeth, their solution still involved touching the faucet with sudsy hands. The Hudōr Faucet gives a hands-free washing experience that allows you to save water without dealing with that problem.
BAFTA-nominated director Gary Tarn's created the shortest film ever made
Blink and you could miss it. #LeapSecondMovie, the shortest film ever made, is a collection of 25 frames and four notes created by director Gary Tarn that lasts exactly one second.
The Ripple Maker lets brands—including airline Lufthansa—serve highly-personalized messages to their customers with every sip
No longer just a spectator sport, fans of The Dutch Ladies 7’s will feel the exhaustion and adrenaline of playing professional rugby without ever taking the field
Fans of The Dutch Ladies 7’s rugby team have the opportunity to know exactly how their favorite players are doing while playing on the pitch. The NL Fan Jersey, worn by the fans and players, will be synced through a type of sports technology that transmits emotions and activity through haptic feedback motors. Based on how the players are doing physically, the wearer will be in direct line to go through the same.
In partnership with Flavorpill and Starbucks, Lyft delivered six-packs of bottled iced coffee as an afternoon pick-me-up
Need to beat the afternoon slump? On Tuesday, we did just that without having to leave the building—thanks to a partnership between Flavorpill, Starbucks and Lyft that delivered free packs of iced coffee.
PSFK speaks to Nico Sell, co-founder of the world’s most secure peer-to-peer encrypted messaging system, about the perils of digital security
Innovation is the new currency in today’s Idea Economy. In recognition of the leaders who are disrupting our tech-driven world, the editors at thought leadership site PSFK.com partnered with HP Matter to create the Innovators Index, a roster of digital pioneers making a global impact. Each week, we’ll share POVs from these experts on their work and process, sharing insights on reinvention and how to embrace change.