MARTHA PARDOE

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A Shelf that Easily Transforms Into a Temporary Desk

twofold: a compact wall shelf that can be transformed into a space-saving temporary desk with just one touch.<p>Design Team<p>studio michael hilgers for …

The Bookmark that charges your phone

You know what blows up? Lithium Ion Batteries. You know what doesn’t? A Solar Panel. Safer, much more eco-friendly, and a whole lot more cheaper than …

Azio Industry Luxury Vintage Keyboard with Leather Top Plate and Zinc Aluminum Alloy Frame

Modern technology and retro design have been merged to create Azio Industry Luxury Vintage Keyboard. This gorgeous device features vintage typewriter …

Industrial Design

Keeping the water out and the sound in

Water in the ear is a literal and figurative headache. However, wearing earplugs in the pool has its pros and cons. You keep the water out, but it …

The no-paste-waste brush!

How simply convenient! The Squeeze toothbrush by Kevin Clarridge allows you to extract every bit of toothpaste from that dang tube… because if you …

Dental Care

Panic attack prevention device Calmingstone launches

This pebble-shaped hand-held device eases anxiety through the use of light and sound.<p>Calmingstone was originally designed in 2014 by Ramon Telfer, …

Mental Health

Waverly Labs' Pilot earpiece promises to translate languages in real time

A science-fiction staple has inched closer to reality with the reveal of a prototype in-ear wearable that translates languages almost …

Language Learning

B-and-Bee camping concept proposes stackable sleeping cells for festivals

This modular honeycomb of wooden cells by a team of Belgian designers could provide a solution for people avoiding music festivals because they don't …

Hilla Shamia Melds Aluminum With Wood In Her Striking Furniture Designs - The Fox Is Black

Creating surprising combinations in furniture design seems to be the biggest challenge these days. Hilla Shamia, an Israel based industrial designer, …

A Simple, Brilliant Roll of Tape That Clearly Shows You Where the End is

In my shop I've got so many different types of tape—duct, gaffer's, masking, painter's, packaging, paper, conductive, electrical, et cetera—in so …

Design

The Very Visible Traffic Lights

Panorama Traffic Lights are easily visible to pedestrians even if it is hidden behind tall buses (and other bulky vehicles) at the signal crossing. …

This Crush-Proof Origami Would Make For Awesome Cereal Boxes

If you squeeze a box of cereal just a little bit, you’ll instantly hear the crunch of fiber flakes and stale marshmallows. But if you smashed down this origami donut, created by Bin Liu, from the University of California, Merced, the contents inside its center cavern would be protected, …

Origami

This shower goes both ways

What started as a conceptual design project to monitor water wastage in a household, turned slowly into a real-world project with one rather …

Industrial Design
Industrial Design

Tricky Treatment for Tots

MEDevice is the latest trick up parents’ sleeves for getting kids to take their medicine! This clever design masks a medicine-filled syringe in a …

10 Cool Beverage Drinking Gadgets

Collection of useful drinking gadgets and creative inventions that promise to make our lives easier and more enjoyable.<p>Bottle Top<p>Bottle tops turn …

An Extraordinary Necessary Sanitary System

We love it when a student project takes off, going from the concept realm to being realized into an actual product… more so when it’s a …

This shape shifting model could be the future of design engineering

Designed at Harvard, this mesmerizing reconfigurable metamaterial could represent the future of design engineering.

Engineering

The Tinder-inspired Wallet!

I never thought I’d live to see the day where a wallet design would take direct inspiration from smartphones. The Vessel wallet literally allows you …

The Most Convenient Cornflakes Ever

Milk & Flakes is a cleverly designed packaging solution that makes it possible for kids to have a tasty breakfast treat anywhere from home to …

Breakfast

Apple patent turns iPhone into a full-blown laptop

Apple is toying with a strange new accessory that would allow an iPhone to transform into a laptop. First discovered by Apple Insider, the concept …

Patents

Floating ferromagnetic furniture

I imagine it’s a lot of fun sitting on a chair that’s levitating in the air. The Torso Magnetic Chair looks pretty enticing, and I can only assume …

Industrial Design

Half the Size… Double the Life!

Sometimes you don’t need a functional product that’s over the top. You just want something simple, supreme and soulful. It’s therefore important to …

Tectonic Time Telling

The Tectonic Clock earns its namesake from the moving keys which it uses in place of hands. Each passing hour and minute is represented by a shift in …

All hail the Wireless Power Bank!

Well, this is exactly what the smartphone industry needs. Better chargers! While we’ve completely gone to trash on battery advancement (we’re …

Beauty Can Be Painless!

Long hair, don’t care! Unless, of course, you’re a wrist. That’s right… blowdrying those lovely locks takes a toll on this bendy body part when you …

The Night Light Nanny

Night lights and baby monitors are must-haves for parents and little ones alike. Lümin combines both into one hybrid unit designed to grow up with …

Industrial Design