Posts tagged "innovation"

Funktionide by Stefan Ulrich

Stefan Ulrich’s Bachelor Project in Design at HAWK Hildesheim uses an Arduino board, an open-source electronics prototyping platform, to create an inspiring interactive design object. He explores how physical objects will transform into social objects, exploring design’s future functions and our demands of it; will we be satisfied with an object that is only a...
PIECES of interaction

PIECES of interaction

How would you visualize relatedness? What if you could feel through the senses of a fish? How to work with children as designpartners? The interaction design students at master and bachelor level at K3, Malmö University invite you to come and look, try and discuss their ideas on these topics at their graduation show at Orkanen (Nordenskiöldsgatan 10), Malmö...
Peepoo takes on one of the world's biggest challenges

Peepoo takes on one of the world’s biggest challenges

The Peepoo bag by PeePoople is a really great invention which I have written about before, especially its life saving capacity. It came to my knowledge that there is a new presentation video of the Peepoo bag at Youtube and of course I will publish it immediately. Still, 40% of the worlds population don’t have...
A break-through device by V12

A break-through device by V12

V12 is an interesting and innovative Milan design company that I have written about before. They have teamed up with the young and dynamic firm Estari and the two are now working on bringing the ground-breaking Canova laptop into the real world. When finally launched Canova will probably revolutionize the world of personal computers. The dual touch...
New Maxjenny webshop

New Maxjenny webshop

The fashion designer (and Designboost booster) Maxjenny Forslund is opening a new webshop. If you are into personal and innovative clothing design you should definitely give it a look. Andra bloggar om: mode, kläder, design, webbshop
Life saving Peepoo bag

Life saving Peepoo bag

In the world today more than 2,6 billion of people has no access to basic sanitation. That means that 40 out of 100 person lacks even the most simple latrine to perform their needs. The lack of toilets affects both society and the individual through the contamination of fresh water and ground water. Human faeces...
Falafel soap

Falafel soap

APOCALYPSE is a new company founded by industrial designers Petra Lilja and Jenny Nordberg. Based in Malmö, Sweden, they are designing sustainable products and services. The first product, The Soap is made from recycled cooking oil from the numerous Falafel stands around Malmö. “We look at waste as materials with a history and with a...

Launch of Saab 9X BioHybrid Concept

Saab just launched the 9X BioHybrid concept car at the Geneva Motor Show the other day. Regular readers of David Report are probably aware of my somewhat anxious thoughts on how the Saab design crew would be able to develop the Saab heritage into relevant design for the future (read here and here). One of...

Absolut Machines live

I just got this nice movie showing one of the Absolut Machines, the Absolut Quartet, up and running at a guerilla gallery at 186 Orchard St on Manhattan, NYC. What’s best is that you can interact with The Absolut Quartet from all over the world via your keyboard! Just go to the Absolut Machines web...
First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit

In 2006, Johnson and Johnson turned to Harry Allen & Associates to re-design the First Aid Kit. Although it is one of J&J’s most iconic products, after years of cost engineering the First Aid Kit had been reduced to a disposable clear plastic case – gone were the memorable designs of yesteryear. The design brief...