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Built-In Sleeping Nook is a Smart Small Space Solution

Two tiny bedrooms connected by a bathroom presented a challenge in terms of making the most of the usable space, packing queen-sized beds and …

The World’s First COOL Wheelchair

Inspired by a spinal injury of his own, designer Andrew Florence set out to redesign the wheelchair as we know it. The result is the Carbon Black …

The Wolffepack: A Backpack Designed to Flip Around to the Front!

Messenger bags make you sore on one side. I can just about guarantee those of you that wear them have one shoulder that is constantly stiffer than …

Impossible Electric Folding Bike Fits Into A Backpack (video)

Impossible Technology has this week unveiled their new electric folding bike that weighs less than 5kg and is so small that it can be carried in a …

Crowd Funding

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 …

Music Festivals

Fugu Luggage : Expandable Suitcase That Grows from A Cabin Bag to Maximum Regulation Sized Check-In

<b>Fugu Luggage</b> is an expandable suitcase, a revolutionary design that allows you to change your suitcase from carry on to check in and transform into a …

Industrial Design

Breakthrough Extracts Hydrogen from Water 30 Times Faster

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have made an exciting clean energy production breakthrough: they’ve discovered a new method for extracting …

Hello friday!

New Crystal Clear Solar Cells Could Power Your Smartphone One Day

The idea of a completely transparent solar panel has always been a bit of a dream. Such revolutionary technology would mean that we could turn …

A Brilliant New Way To Ship Fragile Goods

Mireia Gordi i Vila, a Barcelona-born designer based in the U.K., created a project titled Fragile for this year’s Royal College of Art show that could replace bubble wrap and crumpled-up newspaper forever. It’s a membrane-based, reusable way to ship items that previously would have been very …

Mesmerizing Bambu Inda Resort, Bali

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>The Udang House, for example, is one of the most unique vacation homes in Bali. Situated above a fresh shrimp pond, this Bambu Indah favorite …

20 Uniquely Beautiful Coffee Tables

The amazing design here uses wood and class to create a coffee table that mimics real life topography.<p>Another table that takes its inspiration from …

Sunlight Streams into Bathrooms Connected to Nature

• 1 |<p>In this Hawaiian bathroom, the user is forced to slow down, stepping carefully along a pathway across a modernist pond to reach the deep soaking …

5 Reasons Solar Is Already Beating Fossil Fuels

It's frustrating to still hear dissenters say that renewable energy is not ready to compete with fossil fuels as a means to power our country. The solar industry is growing dramatically every year, while fossil fuels continue to be phased out. Solar is no longer the cottage industry it was decades …

Hubless Sada Bike Can Be Folded to the Size of an Umbrella

Foldable bikes have been around for some time, but Sada Bycicle pushes the limits of space-saving design by folding to the size of an umbrella. This …

David Shrigley creates tableware range for London restaurant Sketch

British artist David Shrigley has designed his first ceramics collection for the Gallery at Sketch on London's Conduit Street, as part of the …

Flinders Lane Apartment by Clare Cousins features a timber box of bedrooms and storage

Our second project today from Melbourne studio Clare Cousins Architects is a one-bedroom apartment where a timber box and a mezzanine platform have …

MBP House by EDIT! hides most of its body below street level

Prague studio EDIT! has sunken the majority of this Czech house below street level, so only a small gabled structure is visible to passersby (+ …

Modos Takes the Tools Out of Flat-Packed Furniture

Modos is a modular furniture system made up of wooden boards and aluminum connectors that remove all the tools from the flat-packed furniture realm. …

Recycled Cardboard = Desks + Backpacks for Indian Kids

In most of the developed world, education is a right, not a luxury. But in India, the children who are able to attend school often don’t even have …

Avant-garde

Modern Hippie Bus Goes Where Vintage Volkswagens Can’t

Iconic Volkswagen buses may be the original hippie mobiles, but there are a lot of things those relics of the 20th century can’t do – like go …

Avant-garde

This Guy Had a Great Idea… $12 and 30 Minutes Later, His Daughter Loves It!

This home made water blob only costs $12 in materials…<p>… and it only takes 30 minutes to assemble, using painter’s plastic!<p>It can support the weight …

iota folding toilet reduces its size and water consumption

<b>iota folding toilet reduces its size and water consumption</b><br>all images courtesy of gareth humphreys and elliott whiteley<p><b>undertaken as a final year</b> …

Toilets