Leaf Tie Cable Organisers

These leafy cable ties by Korean designers Lufdesign might be mistaken for plants.

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hwang kim: urban homeless cocoon

korean product designer and student of the royal college of art hwang kim seeks to help the homeless population by distributing a folding portable urban shelter made from cardboard. the project entitled ‘cocoon’ is made from pre-folded single ply cardboard with plastic buttons that can be reduced to a smaller, flattened and more transport friendly shape.

Never Too Old for a Computer

There’s this perception that the silver generation gets intimidated by technology and can find it difficult to get savvy with gadgets. Four of my family members…all above 65 years and only one of them is comfortable with computers. So maybe the perception is true, and this is why designers like Ryan Klinger are spending hours on designing a laptop especially for them. Personal Computing for Older Adults can be a solution, and it has my support!

Top Original Chess Sets

The history of chess is more than 1500 years. It’s the oldest skill game in the world. Ancient chess are represented in the museums in all over the world. They are amazing. But times change. Nowadays modern art gives the artist more leeway in technical execution as well as concept expression and arrangements of design elements.

100,000 LEDs On Tokyo’s Sumida River

Maybe it’s just us, but it feels as if bioluminescence is having a bit of a moment right now. A few months ago everyone was all a-flutter about these awesome long exposure photos of fireflies, we marveled at an interactive jellyfish installation in Vancouver and the American Natural History Museum has an exhibition on view dedicated to these creatures of light.

Flower Grenades

Flower bombing is now made fun and easy! With the motto, Throw and Grow, the Flower Grenade originally began as a 2008 concept piece called BioGrenadein biodegradable paper from designer Tony Minh Nguyen.