Category: Lifestyle

VINYL-FRIENDLY

A Budapest based design-company called Vinylize have ‘upcycled’ vinyl records to create eyewear. Known as the ‘Vinylize 20th Century Icons Remastered collection’, the company is celebrating a range of unforgettable albums (from between 25-60 years ago). For instance, a classic…

TOYOTA IN WOOD

This year, at the 2016 Milan Expo, Toyota has gone ‘old school’ in a new way! They have created an open-top two-seater vehicle from wood and sidestepped the argument that all great new cars need to have the latest gadgets and…

Thermo Tent

Rapid temperature changes are a campers nightmare! Temperature shifts from range from freezing nights to hot mornings subdue the sense of adventure. By reducing spikes in temperature the camping experience could be made safer and more fun – for everyone….

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A LENS ON NATURE

As we shift our living-patterns ever-more towards the modern city, most of us are continually wrapping ourselves in a technological skin. On occasion, it would be most beneficial to our health to escape the Energy and Radio waves being transmitted…

Minimal Kettle

Nils Chudy is a Design Academy graduate from Eindhoven. He’s invented a device called Miito. Miito heats water directly in a single cup, thus eliminating all that wasted energy associated with boiling water in a kettle when making a cup…

A SOUND INVESTMENT

It’s a fact that sound dissipates in intensity and quality as one increases distance from the source. Now Sony has created their new energy-efficient light bulb with ‘blue tooth speaker’ embedded. Sound now emerges from above offering is a kind of…

A BULB TO ATTRACT ATTENTION

A London company called Hulger have temporarily stepped-out of designing their unusual phone to work on a designer light-bulb. Named the ‘Plumen‘ bulb, they have designed a product that has arguably been touted as the World’s first ‘designer bulb’! This…

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Enlightenment

Marjan van Aubel, a Dutch designer has designed a window made out of coloured solar cells! These cells harvest solar energy, transforming it into electricity. The energy generated is sufficient to charge small electronic devices. The zig-zagging orange, blue and…

SUN TABLES

The Dutch designer Marjan van Aubel has designed a solar-powered-table that recharges small electronic devices. The table uses daylight to generate energy. It has an orange see-through glass panel as table-top which rests on triangular legs. Within the table are…

AUDI E-TRON

Audi is aiming to rival Tesla as electric automotive manufacturer. So check out their 2016 A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid (total driving range around 400 miles). It’s 1.4L four-cylinder electric motor generates 204 horsepower and its 8.8 kWh battery allows 17…