psfkUNFILTERED: PSFK Staff Writer Simone Spilka gets her style on with prescription-before-purchase service Made Eyewear
It’s true that eyewear in the online space has become a commodity, and new players need to bring something completely novel to the playing field in order to be seen. Made is trying to make a mark by adding customization into the Warby Parker model of high-quality eyeglasses at an accessible price point.
PSFK is hiring an Editorial intern for its New York City office
We are looking for a motivated intern who wants to work alongside us in New York City for four or eight weeks and learn as they deliver.
A limited edition sketchbook by Tattoo Art Magazine features pages that simulate the texture and feel of human skin
Brazilian publication Tattoo Art Magazine, in collaboration with the Lew/Lara TBWA agency, created a sketchbook to help novice tattoo artists develop their skills. The Skin Book is made up of pages that resemble the texture of human skin. It enables beginners to test their ideas and create works of art without the usual substitutes such as fruit, animal skin, or friends.
Dan Barasch and his team have been busy improving their technology and proving their ambitious project is feasible
One of New York’s most special features is without a doubt the Highline, the West Side’s 1.5 mile stretch of above-ground railroad repurposed as a wonderful public space. Dan Barasch, one of the speakers at PSFK 2015, was inspired by this space and wanted to emulate it on the opposite side of Manhattan: the Lower East side, one of the most densely inhabited sections of the city with practically no green space. And so the Lowline was incepted.
Dynamic Sanctuary, based on the 2016 Ford Edge interior, creates a deeper connection between humans and architecture
Ford partnered with Brooklyn-based design studio The Principals for an installation at Sight Unseen OFFSITE that explored the idea of escapism. An inspiration source for the project was the 2016 Ford Edge and in particular the vehicle’s interior which was designed with a sanctuary feeling in mind.
Communicate through Filimin: color-changing lamps that breach long distance divides
Filimin is a Wi-Fi enabled lamp that connects several users at the speed of the Internet.
Be wowed as a micro-car shrinks to 40 percent of its size (and more) in PSFK's bite-sized video
Sometimes, you have to see an amazing idea in action to believe it. Here are the most forward-thinking ideas covered on PSFK this week.
Dustin's Words device lets people express their needs to caregivers through push-enabled texts
Dustin’s Words is an invention inspired by Matt Reamer’s love for his autistic brother Dustin, who can’t speak and is physically handicapped. Matt built a device that lets Dustin communicate by pushing a button to send a text message to his mother.
My 365 Days In Print platform gives consumers the chance to create modern-day journals based on their virtual selves
Nowadays there seems to be less and less time to keep a diary. The closest thing most people get to taking part in this now nostalgic activity is via social media. My 365 Days In Print aims to combat this with an online service that captures these memories in one keep-safe piece of memorabilia.
Nissha's stealthy digital display tiles and time-tagged food sealers show a discrete take on tech in the home or office
Whether it be called the Internet of Things, interconnection or digital creep, the range of products with connectivity features or digital displays continues to expand. These features largely promise to make us more aware or our lives more efficient and organized. At the 2015 International Contemporary Furniture Fair in NYC located way in the back of Javits Hall was a display of prototypes offering a glimpse of connected products of the future.
NuDock lamp lets you charge all your devices at once—without cramping your style
Time for bed. You plug in your iPhone so it can charge. Then you read with your iPad or surf the Web on your laptop. Now those need charging, but between the lamp and all your gadgets, your bedside table is overflowing with cords, chargers, and power strips. You’ll have to find other places to charge your stuff—unless your lamp is a NuDock power station lamp from MiTagg.
Pizza Hut Hong Kong allows customers to scan the pizza box for exclusive films
Ad agency Ogilvy & Mather Group HK and their Chief Creative Officer Reed Collins crafted the Blockbuster Box, which you can turn from a pizza delivery device into a small film projector in just a few easy steps.