Container Ship Power Supply

Posted on November 2, 2006 Under Design

Surge protectors and power supplies are, for the most part, the missing link in a design-conscious office space. This design (prototype shown) is by Grin'Termeer, aka p32, a design duo working in Concord, New Hampshire. The power strip is designed…

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Posted on August 2, 2006 Under Design

Front, the team of Sofia Lagerkvist, Charlotte von der Lancken, Anna Lindgren, and Katja Savstrom, is a design agency out of Stockholm, that, as the name suggests, is at the head of the design game. Pushing out concepts and prototypes…

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iDesign: Seven Ways of Design Thinking

Posted on March 23, 2006 Under Design

The seven ways of design thinking: Intending, defining, exploring, suggesting, innovating, goal getting, and knowing--as developed by Dr. Charle Burnette. The methodology is provided free to anyone interested in teaching children and young adults 'the creative and critical thinking skills…

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Flexible Cutting Board

Posted on August 10, 2005 Under Gadgetry

Hat's off to the British designer Tim Ainley, his Flexible 'Chopping' Board is borderline genius. They're made of Low Density (and extremely durable) Polythylene. Strong enough for chopping, the board can also be rolled into a tube for measuring, held…

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Basic House

Posted on July 27, 2005 Under Design

I'm totally intrigued by Spanish designer Martin Azua's 'Basic House'. The house is made of metal-coated polyester, and can be squeezed down to pocket size, and of course is thrown in the air, and expands large enough to serve as…

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Orbit Watch

Posted on July 25, 2005 Under Gadgetry

This new watch concept by Gina Reimann is quite the concept. Billed as "the sundian for the 22nd century", her watch The Orbit, uses natural sunlight to tell the time with the help of a simple compass interface. At night,…

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Andy Huntington Interaction and Sound

Posted on June 29, 2005 Under Gadgetry

Andy Huntington is currently completing his 2nd year of the MA Interaction Design a the Royal College of Art. He's showing one of his very intriguing projects right now at "The Show 2005", at RCA. There are only a few…

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Posted on May 20, 2005 Under Gadgetry

Lumiloop is a modular system of program and display panels that can be chained together to form a reactive bracelet. Designed by Elise Co and Nikita Pashenkov--"Each display module features a small 8x8 LED matrix, dynamically driven by an interchangeable…

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Lotus 23: Reinventing The Umbrella

Posted on April 25, 2005 Under Design

Young Australian designer Andy Wana was this years Gold winner at the 2005 Australian Design Award-Dyson Student award. His ingenious take on the umbrella won him top honors, he calls his design "Lotus 23". The reengineered umbrella design is fully…

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Nike Ovolo

Posted on April 19, 2005 Under Fashion

Freshness Mag has a nice piece (and more pictures) about the new Nike Female shoe called the "Ovolo"--which was designed by Richard Clarke. The shoe is a bit crazy, but pretty damn genius-- the heel is suspended like a hammock.…

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