Stephen Atkinson

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Getting It Fresh and Pure

The Aro is a very well designed air purifier that focuses on the user experience and innovation. It features mood lights and aroma dispensing based …

Easy Air Awareness

With pollution on the rise it’s more important than ever for urban dwellers to be aware of their air quality… especially at home. The Airioan Serves …

Putting the Book Back in eBook

TwistBook is an eReader with not 1 but 2 eInk screens connected by a flexible binding to mimic the familiar split of paper books. The bisected shape …

Eating Better With The Hub

Talk about futuristic appliances then the Kitchen Hub comes across as the top contender for the ‘ear better and reduce waste’ category winner. The …

The Guiding Light

Only if the Titanic had been adequately equipped with rescue gear, many more people would have survived the sinking. The thing with disasters is that …

Good Smelling Collar

Ever been bogged by the cigarette or food odors that your clothes pick from the bar? A quick change or shower is quite cumbersome, which is why the …

What an extinguisher should be…

We generally imagine fire extinguishers as large, bulky, single-use items kept behind safety glass. Though they’re built for emergency situations, …

A simple way to make crushed ice

Fine crushed ice is reserved for those with a fancy in-door refrigerator dispenser, right? Wrong! This hand-held ice crusher works by manually …

Underground Bin

The KUKI-BIN satisfies our inherent urge to kick things around. It’s a garbage bin that is placed underground, allowing you to not only thrown …

This robot sucks!

Literally! ERO is an award-winner concrete deconstruction robot designed to disassemble concrete structures while preserving the material for reuse …

Drinkable Sea Water

Before you scream ‘absurd’, let me tell you that I am talking about Puri – a sea water desalinating bottle. There are several ways to remove saline …

Wheels Of The Bus

Ok slight deviation, this time it’s the wheels of a cycle and the value proposition is of course technical! The Charging Clip integrates a battery …

This lil thing will make you a pro!

Following the trend of wearable fitness trackers, the AWA sport sensor goes beyond the functionality of wrist-bound devices and makes it possible to …

New Dyson Hard Aims to Supplant Mopping

When we looked at Dyson's UK research facility earlier, there were two things we weren't shown: One was the new product they've been developing for …

Lightbulb moments: three young designers to watch

Young designers rarely lack creativity – the career breakthrough comes with getting their products to market. Becky Sunshine meets three who have got off to a great start.<p><b>Magnus Pettersen (main picture, top)</b><p>‘I had no plan when I graduated,’ the London-based, Norwegian-born designer Magnus Pettersen …

Sad for mosquitos, great for us!

Know why mosquitos like us humans so much?! It’s because we give off carbon dioxide – who knew? The Mostrap taps into their CO2 craving so they go …

Apple iPhone 6, Really!

The new Apple commercial has drawn a lot of flack for its insensitive portrayal of interaction between people and its products. For a twisted moment, …

101 Signals: The 18 People Who Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Design

To paraphrase Steve Jobs, design isn’t just what it looks like. It’s how it works. These sources break down the way design works–what’s coming up, …

Form Follows Function, Maybe!

Gotto love the cheeky tagline of the 3F Concept Vacuum Cleaner, it says ‘Form Follows Function.’ Given that Yanko Design believes that ‘Form Beyond …

The Origin of Seating

The Origin task chair focuses on natural ergonomics, positive posture reinforcement & even weight distribution to keep the user’s body in check while …

Oh, So Pure Air!

The APM-1211GH is a multi-functional air purifier with a system to remove fine dust, viruses and toxic gases. The humidification & dehumidification …

Students Design An AR Device To One-Up Google Glass

Four U.K. design students develop sensory perception prototypes that give users superhero-like vision and hearing.<p>The strange thing about Google Glass is and isn’t its lame design. Google has produced something that, however clumsily, genuinely attempts to alter the body’s sensory perception. But …

Ducati + Audi = Ducaudi

Ever since last year’s acquisition of Ducati Motors by German auto giant Audi, people have been speculating as to what exactly might spawn from this …

Edi Multifunctional Desk Lamp by Valsecchi 1918

Designed by Tommaso Bistacchi for Valsecchi 1918, this desk lamp holds more than a light bulb. Created from a single block of walnut, the base of the …

Furniture

Friday Giveaway: Unit Portables Unit 15 Backpack from AC Gears

You will have to agree with me that AC Gears brings in new innovative products to the US, not just in electronics but also in lifestyle goods. Their …

Phorce: A Super Smart Laptop Bag Charges Your Gadgets

The often-ignored computer bag finally gets an update in the form of Phorce, dubbed the world’s first smart bag. The bag not only converts from a …

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