PSFK’s Top Five Stories Of The Week

PSFK’s Top Five Stories Of The Week
Design & Architecture

Robotic exoskeletons approved by the FDA, Coke strips naked and space balloons for tourists.

Hilary Weaver
  • 11 july 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.

FDA Approves First Motorized Exoskeleton For Personal Use 


Sufferers of lower-body paralysis (paraplegia) will soon have access to ReWalk, a motorized exoskeleton controlled by the user and enabling them to walk, sit, stand, and even climb stairs.

Coca-Coa Gets A Colorless, Eco-Friendly Can Redesign 


By eliminating some of its color, Coca-Cola cans could become greener. Design studioRyan Harc created a colorless can design that will reduce the cost of recycling and pollution.

Hitch A Ride On A Space Balloon For Unprecedented Views Of Earth 


At the end of June, World View tested a 1/10th scale model of its planned balloon-driven space flight system. 

Wearable Device Helps Perfect Posture 


Studies have shown that good posture has a positive effect on one’s overall well-being. 

Solar-Powered Talking Light Sculpture In Sydney Helps Power Homes In India 


Ray is a solar-powered interactive light sculpture, which featured at Vivid Sydney in Australia last month.

Design & Architecture

Dubai And The Future Of Humanitarian Design

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Technology october 21, 2016

Concept Camera Designed To Only Take Unique Photos

Camera Restricta is tool that prompts photographers to only capture one-of-a-kind images

Design & Architecture october 21, 2016

Fragrance Will Release The Smell Of Data If Your Private Information Is Being Leaked

The device is designed to create a physical cue for the potential dangers lurking online


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LYNK & CO Is A New Auto Brand That Promises Mobile Connectivity On Wheels

Online access and mobility sharing are driving the company to disrupt the auto industry

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Become A Citizen Of The First Nation In Space

Asgardia is a new concept for a floating society above Earth

Entertainment october 21, 2016

Speaker Displays Song Lyrics As Music Is Played

The device is able to generate the graphics on a translucent screen and retrieve the words from a connected database

AI october 21, 2016

Travel Assistant Scans Your Emails To Make Planning Easier

This AI add-on will sync with your inbox and sends reminders to make sure you don't miss anything important


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Wearable Tech Expert: Designing Technology To Empower Connection To Ourselves

Billie Whitehouse, Founder of Wearable Experiments, shares her new vision for the quantified self

PSFK Labs october 21, 2016

PSFK Picks: Top 5 Performance-Enhancing Wearables

Our new report looks at innovations pioneering the future of performance through intelligent activewear and predictive analytics

Millennials october 21, 2016

FOMO Survival Kit Helps Millennials Cope With Social Anxieties

The satirical product is meant to be a playful diversion for people who feel like they are missing out

Food october 21, 2016

New York Restaurant Uses Tomato Sushi As Its Newest Meat Alternative

fresh&co is using sous vide Roma tomatoes to create a vegan option that has the texture and taste of tuna

Advertising october 21, 2016

Red Bull Converts Sao Paulo Payphones Into Data-Driven Bus Schedules

The booths allow city residents to check local transit times through a simple toll-free phone call

Work october 21, 2016

Health Expert: Nutritional Meal Replacements Are A Solution To Corporate Wellness

Ample Foods Founder Connor Young explains why supplements are the next food trend coming to the workplace

Retail october 21, 2016

Why Experiential Events Could Replace Trade Shows

Marketers are seeking creative and impactful new ways to connect with influencers

Children october 21, 2016

Modular Kit Teaches Kids How To Make Their Own Robots

MODI features magnetic modules and a platform for programming to encourage experimentation

Infants october 21, 2016

Work Table Doubles As A Baby Seat

Designer Kunsik Choi created the furniture to facilitate emotional communication between between parents and their children

Technology october 21, 2016

Album Turns Into Something New Each Time It’s Streamed

Bill Baird's new album explores the relationship between time and music through a website crafted by design team, One Pixel Wide

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