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No more burnt toast with this see-through toaster
22 Dec 15
Designer James Stumpf has come up with a see-through toaster so users can see how brown their toast is getting.
Relax and recharge under Mathieu Lehanneur's Clover street lights
18 Dec 15
French industrial designer Mathieu Lehanneur creates an urban furniture and lighting collection for COP21’s climate conference.
A dinnerware set inspired by the Czech Cubism
17 Dec 15
Designed by Svetlana Koženová, the Lilia Collection is a dinnerware set inspired by the slicing planes and crystalline shapes of Czech cubism.
Adidas and Parley for the Ocean unveil fashion that fights pollution
16 Dec 15
Adidas’ new 3D-printed Ocean Plastic shoe is made of recycled ocean waste.
Float: A stool designed for comfort
14 Dec 15
Float is a sustainable stool that is designed to promote healthy sitting, designed by students in Dresden.
Christmas ornaments get redesigned to raise funds for Detroit museum
10 Dec 15
American designers teamed up to create a range of bespoke Christmas ornaments to raise funds for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit.
LifePrint photos come alive in your hands
9 Dec 15
Augmented reality photographs are able to come alive as though the user were holding a GIF in their hands.
Kurv: The smart way to learn to play the guitar
2 Dec 15
The Kurv Guitar is a 'stringless' digital instrument that allows anyone to learn and play songs using touch, motion and gestures.
A spaceship-like lamp intricately woven by a robot
27 Nov 15
Atelier Robotiq employs the accuracy of robotics to imitate elaborate design techniques.
This modern tea set is preserving the traditional Chinese tea ceremony
26 Nov 15
Mosey is a portable tea set designed by Jie Chen to preserve the traditional Chinese tea ceremony in the modern world.
LIVIN Farm’s Hive lets you grow and farm your own mealworms
25 Nov 15
A desktop hive for the kitchen allows users to feed, farm then eat their own mealworms.
Milkweed creates unisex garmets from thick-knit textiles
24 Nov 15
Brighton design brand Milkweed creates biodegradable, sustainable, unisex knitwear from local, organic yarn.
The Plumage cape is lauded the first of its kind in fashion
20 Nov 15
3D printing technology opens up new avenues for fashion design and textile construction.
This lamp takes its inspiration from a blade of grass
19 Nov 15
This brass and walnut wood lamp sways gently, mimicking a blade of grass in the wind.
Local SA design brand launches local tees
18 Nov 15
Ballo has launched a range of locally made hemp apparel, featuring original designs by South African illustrator Si Maclennan.
Icon's underwear line tackles incontinence in women
18 Nov 15
Icon's new underwear line seeks to help women who suffer from light incontinence after childbirth.
Biodegradable, laundry-free bed sheets
16 Nov 15
Beantown Bedding has created biodegradable bed sheets that can be used for a few weeks and then thrown into the compost.
Nendo’s MINIM+AID brings design thinking to disaster preparedness
13 Nov 15
The Japanese studio’s emergency preparedness kit is a compact and smart product designed for national necessity.
Colourful foam blocks make multiple seating arrangements
12 Nov 15
Array, a set of brightly hued foam blocks, by Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Tijs Gilde, can be arranged in multiple ways to create playful seating options.
A stool for people who can’t sit still
11 Nov 15
Pratt Institute graduate, Megan Czaja creates a bouncing, swivelling and rocking chair to up productivity.
Mini-washing machine powered by peddling
11 Nov 15
Yi Jiang’s Drumi is a washing machine that uses less water than a normal washing machine and no electricity.
Thermal sponge table designed to save energy
5 Nov 15
A French design studio has revamped the humble table, turning it into a device to control the temperature in a living space.
This underground fridge doesn't need electricity
29 Oct 15
Dutch designer Floris Schoonderbeek has designed an underground, cellar-style fridge that doesn’t require any energy to keep food cool and fresh.
A pocket-sized flashlight powered by body heat
28 Oct 15
This inventor's flashlight is powered by body heat and is expected to be a step towards living without batteries.
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