These pieces fold, contort, or roll up to fit houses and apartments the size of a sardine can.
The tiny house movement, which prizes small—300 square feet or less—and ingeniously designed homes, isn’t just about the size of the space. A key…
Home 3D Printer
The da Vinci 1.0 Home 3D Printer will revolutionize the way you live. da Vinci allows you to create and customize your home with the push of a button, Build faster, bigger and better with the da Vinic 1.0’s large auto adjusting build plate. Create smooth to touch products and models that don’t need sanding, finishing or post-production methods with the Da Vinic’s 100-Microns lay resolution.
'2ndLives' - Coca Cola,Ogilvy & Mather China
This series of 16 innovative bottlecaps has been produced by China-based advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather as part of a promotional campaign by Coca-Cola to encourage reuse of their bottles once empty. 40,000 of the caps will be distributed throughout Thailand and Indonesia as part of the campaign, which will include soap dispensers, spray caps, pencil sharpeners, whistles and more.
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SolePower: generate power while you walk.
Winner of the 2014 Innovator of the Year award, this concept for a shoe insole that generates power is already building up quite a following. By utilising the power generated by your footsteps, the device siphons energy into a small battery pack attached to your shoes which can in turn be plugged into your devices to charge them. I can already see this being a huge advantage at festivals, you know… so long as you don’t get it wet I suppose.
See more at the SolePower website.
This quirky reinvention of the typewriter fuses watercolours into the mix to produce abstract final images. While it has been noted that it is not considered a practical method of producing paintings, it can be used to produce beautiful creations. Sometimes it’s nice to see objects celebrate the method more than the outcome and this is a fab example.
Fishbone House - Pote
Korean design studio Pote has designed a small dwelling for animals based on skeletal forms of fish after being inspired when seeing fish at a market. Built from plywood, the design is extremely simple; utilising lap joints that negate the need for any screws or fixatives.
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