Author Archive

21 Oct 2014

Portable Standing Desk

You’ve probably noticed how standing desks are becoming more and more popular as it’s pretty obvious that so much sitting is bad for us. Refold has designed a cardboard standing desk that is both flexible and portable,
20 Oct 2014

FollowMe Lamp

I fell in love with the FollowMe lamp, designed by Inma Bermúdez for Marset. Portable and compact, it can be taken anywhere inside and outside of your house/apartment. Perfect for small spaces, kids’ rooms, fire escape parties
16 Oct 2014

Easing Shipping Parcel Process

Shipping a parcel can sometimes be more trouble than it’s worth — finding the right packaging, having to actually put clothes on to travel to the nearest post office, and the inevitable gargantuan queue. While ideas such
14 Oct 2014

Hand-powered Minipresso

The workplace of is filled with employees that are powered by warm brews of coffee throughout the day. in order to get their fix, they escape, just for a couple minutes, to the nearest shop around the
7 Oct 2014

Kinetic Energy-Powered Football Stadium

It’s a strange partnership, but Brazilian football legend Pelé and Shell Oil have teamed up to launch the world’s first player-powered community football field–right in the heart of a Rio de Janeiro slum. Built for the Morro
6 Oct 2014

DIY Space

This cool apartment in Brooklyn used to be a bare open space with a garage. The roommates Adam Finkelman and Evan Garfield transformed it into a functional two-bedroom pad, perfectly tailored to their needs. And they did
4 Oct 2014

Germ-fighting Jacket

The growing bedbug issue on New York’s subways sounds pretty awful, but you know what’s worse? All the parasites and invisible germs you don’t see while taking public transit. You might as well be rolling around in
26 Sep 2014

Cats Playhouse

A cat lady in me is very excited by this initiative. More than 12 Los-Angeles architecture practices participated in a one-night-only exhibition event to raise money for animal charity FixNation. The exhibit was titled Architects for Animals “Giving Shelter” and
19 Sep 2014

DIY Geometric Planter

This simple modern planter is the perfect addition to your boring corner or window area. Using metal piping and twine with a few easy steps, hang any bowl or planter to spruce up a bare space. Make
17 Sep 2014

3D Car In 6 Days

You can probably get quite a bit done by yourself in six days time, but could you build an entire car from scratch and take it for a test drive? Probably not. The folks at Local Motors
16 Sep 2014

Chopsticks That Test Safety

Chinese search giant Baidu has developed a pair of high-tech chopsticks for testing the safety of food. The device, called Kuaisou in Chinese, is designed for detecting oils that have dangerous levels of contamination, according to The
15 Sep 2014

Dino Pet

Have you dreamed of owning your own living dinosaur, but just haven’t been able to find the space or time (or dinosaur)? Don’t worry, your dreams are about to come true. Meet BioPop’s Dino Pet, the glow-in-the-dark,