Design

Usit – Contemporary Step Ladder That Doubles as a Stool

Usit – Contemporary Step Ladder That Doubles as a Stool

ENG-Usit originated in the desire to create a stepladder that fits into a contemporary interior. Today’s stepladders often look too utilitarian, and they are quickly returned to storage after being used. Although it is collapsible, the Usit doesn’t have to be packed away. The two-step version of Usit can be used as a seat, the three-step version as a high […]

Is It Art?  No, It’s a Air Conditioner

Is It Art? No, It’s a Air Conditioner

Those living in apartments or homes without central air have to come to terms with ugly, boxy air conditioners hanging out their windows. It’s either that, or be roasted alive in the summer. But it doesn’t have to be that way, not when LG is somehow packing air conditioners into these ultra-slim housings that hang on your wall like artwork. […]

by · March 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Design, Home, Lifestyle, News
Halfbike – The Personal Vehicle That Brings Joy Back To Urban Mobility

Halfbike – The Personal Vehicle That Brings Joy Back To Urban Mobility

Experience The City in a New Way Halfbike brings you a completely new experience. It’s a vehicle that combines running and cycling, which turns out to be remarkably exciting and fun for getting around the city. A bicycle revised both in terms of size and functionality, a new kind of personal vehicle designed with rider experience in mind. Halfbike is […]

by · March 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Design, Lifestyle, News, Sports
Cool – GE Aeros Smart Air Conditioner

Cool – GE Aeros Smart Air Conditioner

Quirky is more than just bendy power strips these days — recently, it’s been pushing its vision of the connected home thanks to a multi-million dollar partnership with GE. So far their deal has yielded stuff like intelligent egg trays (seriously) and clocks, but they’re unveiling something much cooler today: the Aros, an 8,000 BTU smart air conditioner. Yes, really. […]

by · March 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Design, Home, Lifestyle, News, Technology
Aesent: The World’s Most Comfortable Tent

Aesent: The World’s Most Comfortable Tent

At Aesent we love the outdoors, and we believe that there is no better place to spend time with friends and family than the great outdoors. Our innovative products are easy to use, made of quality materials, and allow people to more fully enjoy their time in nature. We’ve designed the world’s most comfortable tent. Aesent has created the first […]

by · March 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Design, Lifestyle, News, Sports
Suck The Balls!

Suck The Balls!

Installation by Niklas Roy is a vast physical network of vacuum tubes and plastic balls which circulate within it – you can even have a ball shower. “Suck the Balls!” lets people escape the daily grind and immerse into an endless, ecstatic play with thousands of little yellow plastic balls. The installation consists of a ball pit and an 80 […]

by · March 22, 2014 · 1 comment · Culture, Design, Fun Stuff, News
Penumbra – A Kinetic Daylighting and Shading System

Penumbra – A Kinetic Daylighting and Shading System

This project was designed to offer a kinetic and mechanical solution to a problem that would otherwise be nearly impossible to solve with static architectural components: providing shading across a building facade for both low evening sun and high afternoon sun conditions. Our solution was a series of vertical shading louvers, that can independently pivot to maximize solar protection, and […]

by · March 11, 2014 · 1 comment · Architecture, Design, News, Video