Osmothèque is Jade de Robles Rossdale's procedural kit that enables users to create scents based on a textual message
What does the phrase “I love you” smell like? How about “I hate you?”Jade de Robles Rossdale‘s Osmothèque is an interactive laboratory that translates WhatsApp messages into smells by utilizing a unique formula that deconstructs texts into basic emotions and mixes fragrances attributed to said emotions based on the varying levels and degrees of the feelings.
Designer Lucy Jones' clothes allow paraplegics to dress themselves and move more comfortably
Advantage Blocks is a manual by Parsons student Lucy Jones meant to let people make clothes for people who are bound to a wheelchair or have physical disabilities.
The Nest Project creates city-ready homes for birds, with pencil shavings serving as nest materials
Amid the noise of city life, some sounds are harder to hear, such as the chirping of birds. Without their natural habitat, songbirds leave urban areas for greener pastures, woods, and parks. Fieldwork Facility, a UK-based design firm, hopes to change that through The Nest Project, an initiative to bring birds back to cities by encouraging people to work in pencil for a single week.
SeeLight app helps the blind navigate city streets through audible cues that instruct users on when to cross the road
Imagine trying to cross a busy city street without being able to see the traffic lights change color or glance down the road to make sure the oncoming cars have stopped. For the blind and visually impaired, that’s just one aspect of navigating the world that presents a challenge, but an app called SeeLight aims to solve this problem, one traffic light at a time.
Make out with or deep sea dive into your morning brew with the Coffee Lid: Take Kiss Out, Subsea Coffee or Goat mugs
Korean designer Jang WooSeok invites you to get intimate with your java with the introduction of his latest project: the Coffee Lid: Take Kiss Out. Designed to look like a kissy mouth, the lid introduces a new style of contact that mimics the sensation of making out. Be it a horn, submarine or a fresh pair of lips, a growing trend toward the way people indulge in drinking coffee is emerging.
Eatsa in the city’s financial district offers automated ordering, with meals prepared by people whom customers never have to see
Those sick and tired of having to deal with their fellow humans all the time have a new respite – a fully automated restaurant in San Francisco.
In place of the usual Internet advertisements, Post-Its harnessed the power of tracking cookies to set your custom notes onto your webpages
Post-Its have recently gone digital with the introduction of a new script that turns pesky cookies-fed advertisements into our favorite sticky notes. Manipulating the irritating retargeting technology to its advantage, 3M—the company behind Post-Its—turned weakness to strength by placing an interactive spin on banner ads.
Magic Wheelchair designs and builds epic costumes that incorporate the child's wheelchair and theme of choice
Ryan Weimer has been making elaborate Halloween costumes for his own kids since 2008. Last year, he decided to start Magic Wheelchair so that other disabled children could enjoy similarly intricate costumes.
ImmunizeBC mails out postcard reminders that mimic a measles outbreak on paper to express a message about prevention
ImmunizeBC wanted to remind parents that their child’s measles vaccination were due. But instead of just handing out your standard reminders, ImmunizeBC sent postcards with a powerful message: if you don’t vaccinate your child, it will put everyone at risk.
Dominic Wilcox's latest book Variations on Normal features his wackiest ideas to date, keeping us wondering: 'what else is possible?'
The Reinvention of Normal underscores artist/inventor/designer/tinkerer Dominic Wilcox ‘on his quest for new ideas.’ From ‘stained-glass driverless sleeper cars of the future,’ to ‘hill walking easyfication,’ the name of the craft is transforming mundane and ordinary articles into zany, thought-provoking contraptions.
KÜSS will be filled with shredded pieces of customers' catalogs and features a design by Charles Kaisin
To celebrate the arrival of the new 2016 catalog, IKEA is recycling its old catalogs and using the shredded material as filling for a unique new cushion. KÜSS has been designed by the internationally-renowned Belgian designer Charles Kaisin.
Mighty Mug Barware will keep your glass standing with its brand of grip technology
Accidentally spilling wine on your new carpet isn’t a great way to cap off the night. Neither is toppling over a glass of beer on your laptop. But did you know that accidentally knocking over your mug may never be a problem again? Mighty Mug Barware will save the day with its revolutionary answer to spillage.