A YO! Home optimizes on space while minimizing the design aesthetic of those living in it
A YO! Home offers multifunctional spaces via a combination of minimalist design and attention to detail. As another iteration of the growing trend in home design of doing more with less, it’s a new take on manufactured homes.
Cliick is a dating app that connects singles organically that share the same interests when it comes to current topics
Recently, dating apps have been trying to offer something new to its clientele. Instead of following Tinder’s footsteps on swiping left and right if you like or dislike a profile, Cliick puts relevant content in your news feed with the chance to meet someone who shares the same interests as you do, but on a much deeper level.
Auxiliary Tools share a single powered base so as to streamline a homeowner's toolkit
Gareth Ladley, a freelance industrial designer based in London, was inspired by how much time home appliances spend sitting idle. An egg beater only sees action a few times a month, while lawnmowers sit ignored through an entire winter in most areas. He developed Auxiliary Tools for the kitchen, so a single, modular tool would waste less money and space.
The Sensel Morph is a pressure-sensitive, multi-touch input device that lets users interact with digital devices in new ways
The Sensel Morph is a pressure-sensitive input device that can detect the user’s fingers as well as objects like paintbrushes and drumsticks.
SmartHalo is a biking system for urban cyclists that provides intuitive navigation and automatic tracking
SmartHalo is a biking device designed for urban cyclists with a range of useful features including a military-grade locking system, intuitive navigation, automatic tracking, and powerful front light. The smart system has a minimalist design, with different sections of the black circle lighting up and changing color to communicate information to the cyclist.
Through the power of 3D printing (and plenty of inventiveness), Russell Munro surprises his son with a "robot in disguise"
Every child wants to have a birthday their friends will talk about for weeks. Father and YouTube video maker Russell Munro, has managed to do exactly that. He made a birthday cake in the shape of Transformer Optimus Prime, one able to transform into a standing robot with a humanoid chassis.
To show off its platform's searchability, Google Photos Food Truck rewarded participants who paid with prompted photo searches
Free food is always fantastic. This is why Google decided to offer pedestrians free munchies. However, Google wanted to add some fun by asking people to show photos of something specific in exchange; the photos serve as “payment” for the free food. And so, Google Photos, in collaboration with innovation studio Deeplocal, launched the Google Photos Food Truck challenge.
The drone patent from the aircraft maker nosedives into the ocean after being transported by larger aircraft
The Boeing company has filed a U.S. Patent for an unmanned aircraft that shapeshifts into a submarine once it breaks the water’s surface. The drone piggy-backs on bigger aircraft to reach cruising altitudes before making a sharp turn for a nose dive.
KITH Treats offers 24 different cereal flavors, served in cereal shoeboxes as designed by well-known names like Andre Agassi
A pop-up cereal bar has opened in Brooklyn inside a sneaker and apparel shop. KITH Treats is a 150-square-foot white space located in KITH NYC‘s flagship store, with a varied menu and packaging designed by collaborators. Owner Ronnie Fieg wasn’t allowed to eat sugary cereals when he was a kid and used to go round his friends’ house and eat them there. He explains:
The WUD barware collection reimagines standard bar glasses as wooden pieces that are aesthetically and functionally different
Here to make boozy get-togethers even more interesting, the WUD barware collection from David Rasmussen Furniture Design eschews the usual glass design for a different material: wood.
The Magic Vibes co-founder Kate Losse on designing wearable-first experiences
If Facebook let us draw directly into the “What’s on your mind” box, you bet your news feed would get an ornamental overhaul (and probably an onslaught of dick doodles). In an interview with PSFK, Kate Losse, a former product manager from Facebook and now co-founder at Magic Vibes Corporation, noted that desire—the itch to communicate more expressively than Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms afford us.
Victor Miron's Travel By Book Initiative incentivized commuters in Cluj-Napoca to read a book to help the city's literacy levels
While every piece of information you need can be found on the Web, there’s still nothing like reading a book. In Cluj-Napoca, a city in Romania, an initiative called Travel By Book was launched to help promote and encourage public commuters to read a book while riding the bus, tram or trolley. If they do, their ride is free.