Fold-up Eating Set—for picnics, camping trips, weekend excursions—saves space and waste
Packing for a picnic or a camping trip means that space and weight are limited. No one wants to carry bulky, heavy plates and utensils if they can help it. On the other hand, disposable plates and flatware just wind up in a landfill somewhere. Now a New Zealand company has designed an Eating Set that is reusable, durable, lightweight and collapsible.
The “Do We Dream Under the Same Sky” exhibition highlights how Germany's capital could be transformed by the Internet
As part of a multi-city exhibition named Open Source, Artist Rirkrit Tiravanija has partnered with Galerie Max Hetzler to create “Do We Dream Under the Same Sky,” a series of public billboards that reimagine the future of Berlin.
Quiksilver Japan designs a suit for men who surf more than just the Web
On any sunny day in Australia, you can find most surfers who double as businessmen catching an early morning wave. The same goes for Southern California and Shonan Japan. Taking ‘business casual’ to a new level, Quiksilver Japan, in collaboration with TBWA\Hakuhodo launched True Wetsuits, a suit designed to go straight from boarding to the board room.
Vangardist collaborates with Saatchi and Saatchi to re-spark a public health dialogue about the virus
Vangardist, the progressive men’s magazine based in Vienna, stays true to its forward-thinking artistic vision with its most recent issue that puts stories about HIV directly into the hands of readers. The publication has generated awareness about HIV by printing a special edition where every word and page contains HIV+ blood-infused ink.
With its recent eMotion project, Samsung is just one of many entities proposing immersive VR as medical treatment
Samsung Italia recently paid a visit to young patients at the Santa Maria Goretti Hospital in Latina to demonstrate the technical prowess of Samsung Gear VR but also the healing benefits of just being a kid on a virtual day out.
Inspired by the surface of butterfly wings, Bubbles has the potential to transform the way we take in air and urban environments
Air pollution is one of the biggest global killers, affecting over 100 million people each year. Orproject, an innovation firm that focuses on interiors and architecture with offices in London, Beijing and New Delhi aims to combat this with a new project named Bubbles.
MONO are personalized glasses that weigh 11 grams and fit all face shapes thanks to power of 3d printing
For those who rely on eyewear to read, drive, and see, picking out a pair of glasses involves more than what style frames their face the best. Weight, size, and structure all play an important role in picking the perfect pair of spectacles but are rarely discussed when trying on these necessary pieces of hardware. However, a Hong Kong-based designer Edmond Wong is changing the way glasses are made by adapting them for a 3D printer.
Designer Rebecca Evie Lynch tackles the iconography of inward-focused emotions
Emojis have become, at the very least, the communication method of the decade, providing a quick and vibrant way of communicating across culture and language barriers. Though the purpose of most emojis is social, they are starting to be used to express more individual states, especially on social media. But most emojis have an extroverted, artificially energetic feel to them, and portray characters doing stereotypically social things, like dancing, wining and dining. What about the more subtle and singular emotional range of the introvert?
Plastique is an in-depth parody of runway style that fantastically highlights a real product
From fliers and television spots to guerilla and search engine marketing, we humans are exposed to a staggering amount of advertising. It’s safe to say that city-dwellers especially are practically inoculated to most forms of push-marketing. With our conscious numb to these messages, it takes a pretty special campaign to grab our attention, and Fruit of the Loom’s Plastique is nothing if not special (and transparent in its ways).