Jem Whitenack

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The 10 Most Important Things to Simplify in Your Life

<i>“Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.” —</i>Thomas à Kempis<p>Simplicity brings balance, …

Convertible Sofa Easily Transformed into a Small Dining Table

Flexible furniture is becoming a dire necessity for the space-starved urban dweller. Transforming furniture units are quite popular with the urban …

Double-Duty Space-Saving Furniture

Open Sesame: Magical <i>and stylish</i> dual purpose, space saving furniture for space challenged apartments.<p><b>By Ruth J. Katz</b><p><i>A mirror turns into a folding</i> …

Privacy Pop Tent A Privacy Pop tent is a revolutionary tent that fits around your bed and gives you privacy in a shared bedroom or dorm room. College students and siblings who have shared their bedrooms for years are buzzing about this new product that carves out a closed off space just for you. http://www.privacypop.com/

Measure Your Spaghetti: TYPE by Studio Lievito

A simple block of Carrara marble becomes a smart device to measure you spaghetti noodles. Designed by Studio Lievito, TYPE has four notched out …

Innocence Lost: Little Boy Realizes He's Eating Animals for Dinner

Little Luiz Antonio didn't want to eat his octopus. Not because he was being a typical toddler with a picky palate — he explained to his mother that …

8-Way Transforming Table is Poetic Geometry in Motion

Mathematician Henry Dudeney spent his life inventing puzzles to confound and educate the world, but he never would have guessed that his most famous …

From Fuseproject, A Keyless Door Lock You Control With Your Smartphone

August is the latest in keyless entry–and party invitations.<p>Consider all the touch points in a morning routine: alarm clock, toothbrush, coffee pot, thermostat, weather report, newspaper. They’re all tactile parts of the home that can now come rigged with WiFi or sensors, and operated via a …

Home Automation

Wall-Hugging Visual Vase is a Friendly Floral Balancing Act

Unfortunately for plants, they can’t tell you when they are being neglected, but this odd little vase gives your flowers a voice. The Water Balance …

A Tea Infuser That Takes Its Cues From The USB Stick

The Loop is a handy, gadget-like strainer that stores loose tea and lets you brew a fresh cup any time.<p>Tea is synonymous with bourgeois comfort. Scores of writers agree that there are few things as cozy on a rainy day than a cup of strong tea and a good book. Kakuzō Okakura, for one, divined the …

Tea

Froc Adjustable Modern High Chair

Froc is a new high chair by Slovenian company Rimarket and design studio Gigodesign. But not only is this a nice-looking high chair, it’s also …

Furniture

Play-Doh 3D Printer

The Play-Doh 3D Printer and accompanying iPlay-Doh 3D App allow users to design 3D objects on an iPad and print them using up to three different …

A Calculator for Kids: Knock Knock by Khalil Klouche

Knock Knock is a playful calculator made for children by designer Khalil Klouche. The interactive wooden box lets you “knock” out math problems by …

Kids

Photographs of ‘Exploding’ Flowers Reveal Intricate Patterns

<b>By photographing</b> each petal and pistil against a white backdrop, Singapore-based photographer Fong Qi Wei creates shots of flowers that resemble …

Customizable Multifunctional Bookshelf: Fusillo

Fusillo isn’t your ordinary wall shelf. In fact, it’s more than just a shelf, it’s a coatrack, a bike rack, and bookends, too.<p>Handmade in Italy and …

Love Hurts: A Kit to Survive any Heartbreak by Melanie Chernock

We’ve all had our fair share of heartbreaks throughout our lives and there’s nothing better than those tried-and-true items we take comfort in during …

Relationships

Switch Plates Reinvented: Walhub by Upwell

San Francisco-based Upwell, led by designer Justin Porcano, launched its first product that aims to make your life just a little bit easier. The …

Furniture

Hand-Painted Geometric Furniture by VOLK

Brooklyn-based company VOLK introduced some new pieces this year during New York Design Week that feature hand-painted designs full of geometry, …

Furniture

IKEA Lillon Grill

Most of the best stuff at Ikea is simple, cleanly-designed, and affordable. This IKEA Lillon Grill ($100) is no exception. Featuring a glossy black …

IKEA

Things Organized Neatly

An Artist Who Plays Tetris With Real-World Junk

We, the Internet, love seeing things organized neatly. Swedish artist Michael Johansson is happy to oblige.<p>“For a long time I was collecting various objects without any idea of what to use them for,” Michael Johansson says. As a student, the Swedish artist produced primarily photo and video …

Time I

Suspended Horses Made of Wool Thread Dipped in Tar and Latex by Sandrine Pelletier | Colossal

<p>GoodBye Horses is a 2009 installation by artist Sandrine Pelletier at galerie Rosa Turetsky. The three galloping horses were created using suspended …

C-Pump Single Handed Soap Dispenser by Joseph Joseph

<b>C-Pump</b> is a unique bottle design with c-shaped pump to allow you to easily operate with the back of your hand. This design helps keeping the top of …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …