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15 Apr 2016

Plastic Into Food

Did you know fungi have a natural ability to break down toxic waste into safe and even edible elements? Researchers at LIVIN Studio have created the Fungi Mutuarium, a system that feeds fungi plastic, which is then transformed
14 Apr 2016

Home Baristas – Coffee Shooters

The growth of third wave coffee shops has brought with it an increased interest in high quality home brews. Equipment such as this micro roaster enables anyone to make a perfect coffee in their own home. Now,
13 Apr 2016

Slide Down Drawers

The Cabinet Plus kitchen drawers from Magnet made my wishlist instantaneously. How cool are they? Hiding behind upper cabinets, these drawers give an easy access to the items we need and use the most in the kitchen. Storage
12 Apr 2016

Cup Designed to Keep Preferred Temperature

Similar to the Ember mug, but designed for both hot and cold beverages, the all-new Yecup 365 from Armenian company Yecup Technologies is claimed to bring your drink to just the right temperature and keep it there
11 Apr 2016

Homegrown Veggies from IKEA

If you’ve always wanted to grow your own veggies and herbs, but don’t have a yard where you can set up a garden, IKEA has the perfect product for you. The furniture retailer just unveiled its new
29 Mar 2016

Why Having Dogs in the Office Can Improve Employee Morale

Within the next decade, millennials will become the largest demographic in the global workforce. Businesses are preparing for the Generation Y invasion by introducing fresh approaches to work that meet the needs of this new wave of
16 Mar 2016

Revealed – 78% of UK shoppers still not sold on online grocery shopping

Recent figures suggest a year-on-year increase in the number of people who do their main food shopping online, up to 11% in 2015 from only 6% in 2011*. An online voucher code company investigated further and found
14 Mar 2016

Urine-Powered Socks

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and you know ‘urine’ trouble when you have to rely on your own bodily fluids as a source of electricity. Yet, on occasion, to riff on a popular adage, it happens.
11 Mar 2016

Instant Dry Umbrella

This is another painful “why haven’t I thought of this” item, Instant Dry Umbrella. Made from water-repellant material, it allows you to easily shake off the water and move on with your day. Watch the video to
4 Mar 2016

50 Story Tower For Tenants To Grow Food

Hydroponic technology has come a long way in a short time, so it’s no surprise to see architects integrating growing systems into new projects. D+DS architecture is taking this idea to the green extreme with their new
2 Mar 2016

Sleek Stool Made From Single Sheet of Plywood

Mu Hau Kao, a design graduate at the Camberwell College of Arts, has created a stool made from a single sheet of plywood in a design that is so sleek, it won the coveted 2015 New Designer’s
1 Mar 2016

LOOP Table Lamp

Inspiration for design can strike anywhere at any moment, even when it’s something you’ve walked past many times before. Such is the case for the LOOP table lamp designed by Timo Niskanen. Founder of HIMMEE in 2014, Niskanen