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PSFK Top 5 Stories Of The Week

PSFK Top 5 Stories Of The Week
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IKEA makes furniture for nomadic 20 year olds, OREO 3D prints cookies made of tweets, and a fake app for drunks.

Nestor Bailly, PSFK
  • 14 march 2014

Each week we bring you the most popular and interesting posts of the past five days. Here is the current selection to give you topics to explore and share over the weekend.

IKEA Collection Targets 20-Something Urbanites Who Are Constantly Moving

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The furniture company is releasing its 8th IKEA PS collection that specifically targets young urbanites who “live in the moment” and more often than not have limited space and a need to be able to easily pack up and go when required.

Convicted Felons Create Ad Campaigns For Major Brands

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A group of creatives set out to prove that creativity can happen anywhere – even behind bars. Concepting With Convicts taps into the prison pen pal system to try to find those inmates who are interested in pursuing their creative passions.

Kit Turns Basic Printers Into Circuit Board Factories

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A Japanese company has developed special conductive ink that let people draw or print their own circuit boards. It’s great for engineers and scientists who are creating products where they often need to make quick alterations to the boards.

Oreo Vending Machine 3D-Prints Trending Flavors

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At this year’s SXSW, Oreo gave attendees the chance to indulge in 3D-printed cookies which came in a variety of different shapes and sizes as determined by Twitter.

Social Network Can Only Be Accessed When Users Are Drunk

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LIVR is a spoof lifestyle app and social network that revolves around casual drinking and access to a party community comprised of other users of the app.

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Watch This Fire Pit Dance Along To Your Favorite Song

Music City Fire is a system that is designed to flicker in time to ambient music

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Slick GPS Navigator Gives Directions To Moped Riders

This small, round device attaches to a sideview mirror to display maps for safer traveling

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The wall-mounted timekeeper is made to help people maintain focus and stay up to date with their appointments

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Performance Piece Blends Dancers Into Folds Of Light

The work provides commentary on the increasing connection between programmed and analog dimensions

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Design Firm Adapts Childhood Homes For Unemployed Young Adults

The studio has unveiled three prototypes of transformed living spaces for people forced to move back in with their families

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These Chocolate Squares Claim To Reverse The Aging Process

A group of researchers from Cambridge University have developed a candy bar that promises to give you a youthful glow

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Food-Producing Architecture Competition Seeks To Better Feed Cities

A design challenge in Copenhagen highlights the need and beauty of urban farming

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Creative Agency Founder: Using VR As A Race Relationship Tool

Maurice Bernstein, CEO and Founder of Giant Step, explores the value in transforming headsets from high-tech entertainment tools into empathy machines

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Wearable Monitors Sun Exposure To Prevent Sunburn

The clip monitors UV rays to make sure you're not receiving too much sunlight

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Productivity Expert: The Magic Of The Five-Hour Workday

Stephan Aarstol, Founder of Tower Paddle Boards, explains why the modern notion of office hours needs to evolve

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This Exhibition’s Crowning Jewel Is An 18k Gold-Plated Toilet

The piece, titled 'America,' is meant to raise questions about the country's wealth inequality

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Match Up With Dates On Tinder Based On Your Music Preferences

A new partnership with Spotify lets people pair up based on shared tastes in artists

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Capture, Cut Up, And Configure Your World In 360 Degrees

To meet a booming 360 and VR video-capturing industry, a multimedia software company bolstered its media editing suite for 360-video creation

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These Trucks Drove Around In Circles For 24 Hours To Keep Time

The giant ticking clock was created by 14 Scania vehicles in a deserted airfield

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Buy Movie Tickets Directly From Your Facebook Profile

The new feature is part of a campaign from Fandango to further imbed social media into the ticket vendor's digital presence

Asia september 23, 2016

Co-Working Space Brings The Calming Atmosphere Of Nature Indoors

An architectural firm in China has designed a new type of shared office that prioritizes the natural environment

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