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By Chris Rowe | Inspirational design ideas

Tinnie 10 Boat by JRuiter

A lightweight personal watercraft built from powder-coated aluminum and white oak.

Snowmobiling

Shape-Shifting Table Moves So Elegantly

Coffee table, breakfast nook, what's the difference?<p>Modular furniture that can do more than one job tends to be associated with utilitarianism and space-saving. French company Boulon Blanc aims to change that with its Table Archimède, available on Kickstarter, a gorgeous and clever changeable table.<p>…

Juicy Salif Citrus Juicer

The iconic <b>Juicy Salif</b> was born on cocktail napkin, complete with smudges, in response to <b>Alessi’s</b> precise brief for a stainless steel tray. The <b>unconventional, squid-like design</b> from <b>Philippe Starck</b> quickly became a cult favorite, and remains one of the most provocative (and best-known) designs in the …

This Sleek, Minimal Pocket Knife Is Inspired by the Ocean

Adding to their mix of eclectic, ergonomic and aesthetically intricate designs, Discommon Goods has unveiled their new collaboration with The James …

Knives

Weekly News for Designers (N.358)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week.<p>You can …

Design

AR Is Poised to Change the Way We Interact With Our Gadgets

AR Is Poised to Change the Way We Interact With Our Gadgets<p>We are about to experience the next major user interface advance thanks to augmented and …

Gear & Gadgets

New Surface Keyboards And Mouse Unveiled By Microsoft

Following on from the unveiling of their new computer systems in the Microsoft Surface Studio range, Microsoft has also unveiled a new range of …

Microsoft Windows

Estream Portable Water Power Generator

Price: $180Bring power with you on any adventure with the Estream Portable Water Power Generator. Relying on Mother Nature, this compact yet easy to …

Batteries

The first Low Poly Motorbike

Automobiles are usually characterized by flowing organic forms. The kind that would increase the car/bike’s aerodynamics, allowing it to cut through …

Design

They see me Rollin’

Why did we stop innovating at the Paint roller? It surely isn’t perfect, right? It gets supremely annoying at the corners, for sure. The Edge Roller …

Design

Robotic furniture aims to help make room in tiny apartments (Tomorrow Daily 389 show notes)

Micro-apartments in major metropolitan cities are on the rise (no pun intended), and Ori hopes to help renters free up space in their homes with its three-in-one system. Using motors, Ori can change on demand between a bedroom, an office and a living room.<p>Starship Technologies is starting an …

Robotics

The ROV Underwater Drone Will Capture Underwater Fun

Drones are quickly taking over the news, the skies and most recently social events and all kinds of competitions. There are already a lot of drone …

Gear & Gadgets

New “Super Fast” 3D Printer Extruder Created By Zesty Technology (video)

Those of you building your very own 3D printer or have already built one looking to upgrade the extruder might be interested in a new piece of …

3D

Cup of Joe in a Jiffy!

In a hurry and craving coffee? Need a boost while you’re stuck in a meeting? No need to run out to the coffee shop… keep your coffee on-hand with the …

Gear & Gadgets

The 8 most impressive social good innovations from September

Innovations are constantly improving our world, especially when it comes to tackling global inequality.<p>With brainpower and skill, inventors are taking on the world's biggest problems with tenacity and creativity. In September alone, innovators created an edible drone to deliver food-based aid and a …

Innovation

Design Innovation at London Design Festival 2016 - Design Milk

We started our explorations of the London Design Festival in the West of London, taking in the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Brompton Design …

Design

Minimalist Furniture by Bowen Liu - Design Milk

Recent Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) graduate Bowen Liu has debuted a new collection of functional and detailed furniture pieces that bring …

Furniture

Turkmenistan's New Airport Is Shaped Like A Giant Bird

Many official buildings in Ashgabat are noteworthy for literal or eccentric designs. The state publishing house, for example, is in the shape of a book.<p>The capital of Turkmenistan, a country largely closed to outsiders, has opened a $2.3 billion terminal at its international airport in the shape of …

Sarom King Flexible and Functional Metal Barbeques by Emo Design

Emo Design has submitted their latest project, King, a small collection of flexible and functional metal barbeques. Teamed up with Sarom, King is the …

Design

A Modular Luggage System, Bugaboo Boxer: The cult Dutch stroller company applies their tech and design to pushable suitcases

We've seen small footsteps toward better luggage (currently an industry drowning in designer labels and cookie-cutter design), like Raden's lightweight case with integrated tech and G-Ro's axle-less two-wheeler. But the latest offering comes from an Amsterdam-based company that's been making …

Luggage

New Gadgets: Here's This Month's Best New Tech

Another month has come and gone, and it’s kind of crazy to think about all the ridiculous things that have happened. The Olympics in Rio came and …

Gear & Gadgets

6 Rugged Gadgets Designed for Your Next Adventure

Technology is a quickly evolving medium with all kinds of interesting and innovative products being released all the time. Some of those products …

Gear & Gadgets

Editor’s Choice: The Best Gadgets of IFA 2016

IFA 2016, Europe’s biggest consumer electronics showcase, is concluding. Some of the biggest companies — such as Sony, Fitbit, Samsung, Bang & …

Gear & Gadgets

Leaked images hint on new DJI foldable core drone design

If I had to take a wild guess, I would say that DJI will uncover their next drone in Photokina in two weeks, but some quadcopter-oriented blogs are …

Design

5 Contemporary Designs that Completely Redefine the Chair

One of my favorite things about home design is the wonderful variety of ways in which clever designers have re-invented the chair. When you picture a …

Design

Eat Better When Camping

When you’re out camping in the wilderness, you’ve got a few options for food.<p>You could subsist on granola bars.<p>Try your luck cooking over an open …

Food

Six gadgets for a green camping trip

You can cook and top off your devices' batteries with just a few bits of wood.<p><i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>This week marks the start of summer, and campers across the nation are getting ready to explore the great outdoors. Fortunately, it's easier than ever to go off-grid while keeping a light footprint. That …

Outdoors

LINKA

Design Concepts<p>Velasso<p>Overview<p>The Bluetooth-enabled LINKA bike lock will recognize you through your smartphone and automatically unlock as you …

Industrial Design

Bookman Curve Front Bike Light

Founded by a group of friends drawn together by a pure passion for cycling, Stockholm-based Bookman has become a key player in the bike accessories market since their first products hit shelves three years ago. From sleek, utility-focused USB-rechargeable lights to making the morning pedal-powered …

Design