“One For All” Centerpiece

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This elegant but dramatic wooden platter is sure to be a conversation starter. Naruse Inokuma Architects from Japan designed this piece to bring out the warmth of social gatherings. Measuring at 1.2 meter long, One For All can serve an entire multi-course meal for up to four people. Each hollow section is created using full-scale mock-ups and […]

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ISGLOVES

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Designed as gloves within mittens, Isgloves are touchscreen-friendly winter sports gloves. The flexible, temperature-regulating materials of bamboo yarn and polyester provide comfort and warmth, while new materials technology enables touchscreen conductivity on all ten finger tips. The outer mitten is waterproof and windproof. The long wristguard design ensures warmth between the gloves and your jacket […]

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Nothing Fancy

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Designed by London based Chieh Ting Huang, Nothing Fancy is a collection of minimalist wallets, holders, and coin cases. Made with a singe piece of leather and held together through rubber bands, each product is simplified down to its basic function. Because no stitching is required, this reduces the time and amount of materials needed […]

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Miniki: The Invisible Kitchen

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Dubbed “The Kitchen That Isn’t There”, Miniki is a modular kitchen system with a sink and cooking range that can be folded away under a cover. The beauty of the Miniki system is that it is fully customizable by the user. For example, if you don’t need a dishwasher, you can replace that space with […]

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Philips AirFloss

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Flossing is a necessary part of the cleaning routine to keep your teeth health. Yet, many of us don’t do it because it is cumbersome to have to use a string, and it also doesn’t give you the most pleasant sensation. Maybe with Philips AirFloss, we can answer truthfully to our dentists: “Yes, I floss regularly.” […]

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Stylo: Minimalist Headset

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Japanese studio Nendo has designed an elegant and minimalist bluetooth headset for Elecom. The aluminum housing has a cylindrical tube design, reminding us of the shape of un “stylo”, the french word for “pen”. The headset’s inner components are packed into the aluminum tube, like an ink cartridge in a pen. “We finished the headset in anodized aluminum, […]

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Sugoi Battery

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Don’t be fooled by its size, this battery has a huge capacity of 75,000 mAh, enough to charge the iPhone over 50 times. At a size of 9.3 x 9.8 x 3.0″, the Sugoi Battery weighs only 2.5 kg.   It is like having a portable power generator, without the dangers of fuel and noise. […]

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Napa Organics Agribeauty Products

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Although known for their world-class wines, Napa Valley grows more than high quality grapes. Napa Organics, a small, family-run business handmakes “Agribeauty” products in small batches, using a simple set of one to five ingredients, sourced from local organic family farms. One of Napa Organics’s philosophies is that their products should contain nothing more than what is […]

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ORP: Smart Bike Horn

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Recently funded Kickstarter project ORP is a smart integration of a loud bike horn with a LED bike light. It’s not a surprise that most accidents involving cars and bicycles could be avoided if the driver was simply aware of the cyclist’s presence. ORP aims to achieve this awareness through a dual tone, high-decibel horn integrated with a […]

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Shallow Swing: Potato Chip Chair

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German designer, Gisbert Baarmann, calls his chair a hyperbolic parabola. For the rest of us, this reminds us of a potato chip. The Shallow Swing is both a fun rocking platform and a functional piece of furniture that has quite a few uses. It can serve as a sitting platform for a small picnic. When you’re tired, […]

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