This is a hearing aid specially designed for women who have hearing problems. The soundwave on the little screen is immediately responsive, indicating whether the speaker is speaking in an appropriate voice or not so that he or she can adjust the vloume and speed immediately.
Designer Jacob Joergensen created BARCA chair for Conde House. This is not only a piece of furniture but also an art object. This chair is made of wood, the lines are very soft and gentle and the design follows the human body’s silhouette.
The iPhone 5 offers a larger screen, 4G connectivity and a slightly tweaked design. The new iPhone – the world’s thinnest smartphone at 7.6mm – is made entirely of glass and aluminium, something Apple says is “unlike anything we, or anyone in the industry, has made before.”
The VW bik.e is an electric bike that is designed to quickly fold down and fit in the spare tire compartment of a car. The bike has a range of over 12 miles and has a top speed of 12.5 miles per hour. When the batteries are drained, the bike can apparently be recharged by a car’s DC current or plugged into a typical household AC outlet.
These small LED bike lights from Copenhagen Parts are the cleanest bike light design I’ve seen. Designed for use with steel frames, they utilize magnets to attach to your bike for an extremely clean look with no mounting points, straps, or fasteners. Not only are they extremely compact, but they turn on when placed on your frame, and switch off when removed.
Products by russian-based design studio art. lebedev often play with digital icons such as a hand or mouse cursor, the computer desktop file symbol or pixelated imagery, translating them into real products.
Their latest design still deals with the digital and comes in the form of a disposable thumb drive called ‘flashkus’.
For people living in rural areas and developing countries, there is a serious problem of finding light sources that are not deadly. Kerosene lamps, the most common solution for light after dark, is a toxic option. Inexpensive and long-lasting solutions are a designer’s challenge and many have come up with various types of solar-powered LED lights. However, the Little Sun stands out by its shape.
Have you ever had a meal so good, you wanted to lick your plate at the end? Well now you have your meal and eat the plate too.
That’s why we’re excited to discover that designers are making some gorgeous edible bowls, plates and even forks. Like Diane Bisson and Vita Gionatan’s “Food Nests” made of tomatoes, they’re made of biodegradeable material like orange peels!
When PCs evolved from office workstations into entertainment centres, they turned from beige boxes into minor works of art. PC speaker designs are rarely as engaging, but one exception is the Harman Kardon Soundsticks III set.