Colin Hetherington

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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 …

Furniture

Sitpack ZEN Lightweight Chair Hits Kickstarter

Mono+Mono have created a new versatile chair that can be used either indoors or outdoors and can be collapsed for easy transportation when required. …

Crowd Funding

49 best gadgets of 2017

49 best gadgets of 2017<p>It is a truth universally acknowledged, now, that you’re only as slick as the gear you own. And said gear has been getting …

Gear & Gadgets

Veer All-Terrain Cruiser

We normally feature the coolest stuff for guys, and strollers don´t normally fit the bill, unless they look and perform like the Veer Cruiser, a cool …

Kids

Tinnie 10 Boat by JRuiter

From the designer who brought us his unique take on the snowmobile comes a similarly inventive design for a traveling mechanism that’s almost as old …

LTG lofts to go develops coodo, a mobile living unit for any setting

the desire for freedom, individuality and connection to the natural environment is universal. but while we live in a mobile world, we reside in …

Abu Dhabi

These prefab dome homes can be installed just about anywhere

Modern and airy!<p>Modular, prefab, and futuristic-looking, these cute tiny homes could entice just about anyone to say “Dome, sweet dome.” The Slovenian-designed abodes from Smartdome can be plopped on just about any plot of land. The base features adjustable steel legs, which can accommodate uneven …

Minimalist Lap Desk to Hold Portable Divices

Tablets and smartphones are more and more important in our work life. iSkelter imagined a minimalist desk, called <i>Tab LapDesk</i>, that enable to hold our …

Students in Switzerland built a wheelchair that knows how to climb stairs

<i>(By Jim Drury, Reuters) –</i> An electric wheelchair that can climb most stairs, including spiral staircases, has been developed by Zurich-based students.<p>The Scalevo Wheelchair can mount one stair per second and was designed by 10 students at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and …

Umbrellocked

Somewhere in a parallel universe lies a civilization of umbrellas that just escaped from earth. I swear, I’ve lost at least 20 umbrellas in my life. …

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Forcite Alpine – Smart Helmet for Snow Sports

Price: $TBARelive each ride down the slopes with Forcite Alpine, the smart helmet for snow sports. This clever helmet takes full advantage of the EON …

Kingii, The Wrist-Mounted Lifesaving Device

People will look at you funny if you wear a normal life jacket everywhere. And, honestly, it gets bulky and cumbersome. <b>The Kingii is a better option.</b> …

Wearable Tech

This is the world’s best-designed pizza box

A Mumbai businessman has revolutionized the way hot take-out food will reach you. His solution: making sure the packaging has proper ventilation.<p>Tired of having too many soggy pizzas delivered to him, Vinay Mehta decided to do something about it. In 2006, with a pen knife, some cardboard and a long …

South India

Fontus: Turn Air Into Free, Safe Drinking Water

<b>This device is so important; it won a James Dyson Award.</b><p>Water-filtering tools such as the Lifestraw are great. But what if you don’t have a lake or a …

Hanging Spherical Lodges Provide Cozy, Eco-Friendly Retreat in the Forests of Laos

The Nam Et-Phou Louey Biodiversity Conservation Area in northern Laos, Vietnam could soon be the site of unique spherical eco-lodges that hang from the trees. These unconventional accommodations would allow visitors to observe and immerse themselves within the gorgeous landscape near the Nam Poung …

Futuristic Scorpio Electric Vehicle Concept Could Be Your Future Eco-Friendly Personal Vehicle

Due to global warming, we need an alternative propulsion system that is more environmentally friendly. The objectives of <b>Scorpio project</b> as a battery …

Camping lantern promises to create a force field against bugs

Ah. You've arrived at your campsite, the tent is set up, the sleeping bags are unfurled, the fire is going and it's time to sit back in your comfy camp chairs and rela -- um, what was that? And that? And that! As the black flies descend and you run to your gear box to find some DEET to slather …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Påhoj is a Bike Seat and Stroller in One

If you have kids, you know that the last thing you need is yet another THING to carry, remember, and lug around. That’s why I really love this Påhoj …

Kickstarter

Mind-Blowing Moleskine Doodles by Kerby Rosanes

We had a great week here at Abduzeedo with some super awesome posts, and I thought I would be really awesome to start the weekend with a super sweet …

Amazing

Continental Future Tire Tread Sensors Warn Drivers When Tires Become Unsafe

Tyre manufacturer Continental has developed a new tire pressure sensor that is capable of reading tire pressure, load and tread depth, helping keep …

Backpack Precious

Call me the paranoid kinds but I’m a tad uncomfortable when it comes to carrying valuables in my backpack. When you’re in a busy place, it’s easy for …

Design Ideas for the Balcony (NYC Translation: Fire Escape Furniture)

German manufacturer Rephorm produces this line of nifty balcony-based products. Designed by Berlin-based Michael Hilgers, they're meant to bring some …

Furniture

Wall Mount Weatherproof Shoe Storage

Finding a quick, clean, convenient way to store your shoes is easier said than done, and it’s even more difficult when you start talking about shoes …

Shoes

This Chair Folds Down To The Size Of A Beer Can

Too tired to stand on the crowded subway? Now you’ve got a chair.<p>While standing around for hours at a music festival, a couple of Danish entrepreneurs started thinking about chairs. The standard folding chair is awkward to carry, awkward to unfold, and awkward to use in a standing crowd. At large …